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Classes and Groups

Personal spiritual formation and life-long learning guide our overall Christian Education programs at First Church. Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights are prime times for small groups with additional classes scheduled throughout the week. Please Note: Christian Education information for each age-level can be found in age-level program brochures in this information series.

Sunday morning classes

First Church offers classes for all ages and varying interests on Sunday mornings from 9:45am–10:45am. Click HERE for a full list of classes currently meeting. 

Wednesday Night Classes

We have a variety of classes and groups that gather on Wednesday nights in the Fall from 6:00 – 7:00pm. Click HERE for a full list of classes currently meeting. 

Community groups

Community Groups are intimate groups that commit to meet and connect with each other. They encourage one another to grow in their understanding of the Gospel as they live out their faith. Click HERE for a full list of groups currently meeting. 


We are pleased to host educational forums throughout the year. These special events focus on high-interest topics and can be presented by local groups or by national speakers. Past guests have included Bishop Willimon, Dr. Carol Newsom, and Dr. Don Saliers.


Lisa Bond, Director of Children and Family Ministries
Email Lisa, 850-432-1434
Lisa joined the staff of First United Methodist Church in the fall of 2008. She has a B.A. in Christian Education from Huntingdon College. In addition to working at First Church, she currently serves on the Treehouse Board of the Pensacola Little Theater (Children’s Theatre Program) and volunteers at her children’s schools. She is married to Bill Bond and has three children, Connor, Mary and Caroline.


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