Adult Groups & Bible Study

strengthen your walk with christ today:

Join a bible study group! 

Bible study groups are a wonderful and transformative way to go deeper into God's word, to enhance your understanding of the world around us while fortifying your faith. At First UMC Coral Gables, we are proud to have a wonderful assortment of bible study groups nurtured by insightful and caring members of our church family. Below are some of the groups you may join today!

 FUMCCG Small Groups

The Searchers Bible Study ClassJohn_Gospel of Light_Bible Study

Delve deeper into the Bible study "John: Gospel of Light and Life" by Adam Hamilton every Sunday morning and start your week off on the right note!

When:  Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Where:  Room 203 of the Hanger Building
Contact:   Click here for more details.






"Faith As John Wesley Lived It" Bible Study this Sunday!Hamilton_Revival

Think you know everything you need to know about John Wesely? There's more! Join Dr. Bob Ladner for an exploration of John Wesley's faith crises and faith victories! Learn how the theology of the Methodist Church was formed in the personal and social challenges that John Wesley faced, from his days as a "Bible moth" at Oxford to overcoming disasters in Georgia and the opposition to Methodism back in England!

The course will include videos and readings from Adam Hamilton's "Revival." Weekly study guides are available directly from Dr. Ladner. Don't miss out on this great introduction to the founder of our faith and how his powerful message resonates today more than ever!

 When: Every Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.
 Where: FUMCCG's Head Center
 Contact: Dr. Ladner | 



The Explorers Bible Class 

Interested in experiencing Christianity in a new and vibrant way? Then join us for an exciting new study "Charting a New Reformation." The study focuses on a series of essays by Bishop John Spong on making Christianity relevant in the 21st century! All are welcome, so email Margaret Cox at to have course material emailed to you. Get your dose of fresh spiritual ideas and feed your soul!

 When: Every Monday night at 7:30 p.m.
 Where: Room 207 of the Hanger Building
 Contact: Margaret Cox | 



Women in Community Bible Study Group

We all need a little help from our friends, so come join this warm and caring group to enlighten and brighten your day! Come see how!

When:  Every Monday at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:   Room 215 of the Hanger Building
Contact:  Click here for more details.



Companerismo en Cristo (Companions In Christ) Spanish Bible Study 

Christian spiritual life is more of a journey than a destination. Let us walk beside you in faith and persevarance! Join with facilitator, Rebeca Romero and others as we reflect on Christ’s call (Responder al llamado de Cristo).

 When: The last Monday of the month, at 11:00 a.m.
 Where: Room 123
 Contact: Rebeca Romero | (305) 607-7157




Women's Bible Study

Come deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ while getting to know your church family better! Our Women's Bible Study shares our unique perspectives while building friendships that endure.

 When:  Every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
 Where:  Room 209 of the Hanger Building
 Contact:  Click here for more details.



Habla Español? FUMCCG Spanish Classes Can Teach You How for Free!

Pick up a new language or brush up on South Florida's most popular foreign language by joining our free Spanish classes, Please contact instructor Rebeca Romero if you need additional information or have any questions.


 Every Wednesday; 

  • Advanced: 10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m.
  • Beginner Spanish: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Intermediate: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Room 225
Contact: Rebeca Romero | (305) 607-7157 after 6:00 p.m. 



Armor of God Bible Study

Join us for this insightful and contemporary conversation taking place every Friday!

 When:  Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
 Where:  Room 225
 Contact:  Click here for more details.




Disciple Fast Track 

Don't have much time? Join us for a Genesis-to-Revelation bible study that feels more like a sprint than a marathon! The Fast Track Disciple program introduces you to the patriarchs, kings and prophets of the Old Testament, their history and their culture, in just 12 weeks. Contact Dr. Bob Ladner to find out when the next installment of this "Bible Study for Busy Lives" series starts again!

  • More information coming soon on the next installment!


Jesus in the Gospels 

Jesus is too important to know only in bits and pieces. Get to know the Son of God in a deeper and more exciting way than you have ever known Him before! Join Dr. Bob Ladner for an insightful study of the Gospel accounts, the prophecies that came before and the theologies of the early church that came after. 

  • More information coming soon on the next installment!




Ready to take the next step forward? We'd love to walk with you! 

We have a diverse group of small groups, each offering something very special and tailored to you! Contact Jay Brooks, Small Groups Coordinator, 305-445-2578, ext. 124, or via email at to help you find the perfect group for you. Don't walk through life's journey alone, walk with your FUMCCG family!


For more information on current small groups and to connect in one, please contact Jay Brooks at