Prosper UMC offers numerous opportunities for Bible study, personal spiritual growth, education, fellowship, service, mission work, and community outreach. We invite you to become a part of our church family! The following is a listing of regular activities underway at Prosper UMC. Please feel free to contact any of the listed facilitators and contacts for information and details. Other short-term small groups are formed throughout the year and advertised throughout the site
Sunday Night Adult Bible Study: Sundays at 5:15 pm. with “Small Books. Small Men?”, which will focus on Titus. Contact: Connie Layman
Band of Brothers Men’s Bible Study: Thursdays at 8:30 pm at Independent Bank Bldg., 900 N. Preston Rd., in Prosper. Contact: Jack Wilburn
Sunday School Classes
GIFT (Growing in Faith Together)
9:45-10:45 a.m. in the conference room in the basement. Our first study is The Wesleyan Way, led by Chuck & Cindy Stuber.
Contact: Jennifer Taylor
Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Lower level. Starting new study, “The Call-journey of Paul”
Contact: Connie Layman
Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Room E5
For young(er) adults who are engaged or married.
Contact: Reg Shepherd or at 214-336-5071.
Service and Community Outreach
Bethlehem Place Community Food Pantry: Located on the church property, opens weekly to offer food and various goods to the Prosper community. Special programs throughout the year are also supported by church volunteers and donations, including as Thanksgiving Basket distribution and Angel Tree. Contact: Diane Galloway at 469-296-8877.
Feed My Sheep: A small group ministry focused on building relationships with the clients of Bethlehem Place and others in the community by hosting a monthly picnic with good food and fellowship for the adults and fun games and crafts for the children that attend. Contact: Shelly Foster
DivorceCare: A support group and class for adults currently experiencing divorce. Contact: Lance Rickets
United Methodist Women (UMW): A community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ, to develop a creative supportive fellowship, and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. This group of Christian women, with their many gifts, is unified by one spirit to participate in God’s mission in all areas of life. All women are invited to attend this group and enjoy a great time together of fellowship and learning. The local unit meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm. New members are always welcome. For more information about UMW, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prosper 50: Prosper 50 is a group of adults aged 50 and older who meet monthly for food, fellowship and a variety of activities. All community members aged 50 and older are welcome to attend Prosper 50 meetings. Prosper 50 is held the 4th Tuesday of every month, except the summer months (June, July, August) and December at the First Baptist Church in Prosper. The meal is “Pot Luck” where members provide meat, side dishes, dessert and beverages. The program is at 11AM and lunch is served at Noon. Dues are 50 cents per person when you join.