The new Discipleship Path is a series of four classes designed to introduce you to Lynn Haven Church and to walk you through the process of discovering membership, the habits necessary for Christian maturity, ministry opportunities, and your life mission. These classes are designed to be practical and are essential to the development of your Christian faith, and all LHUMC members are encouraged to complete the class series. They can also be completed in a small group setting.
One hour introduction to LHUMC for anyone who wants to learn more about the church and take the next step in their spiritual journey.
An introduction to Jesus Christ and the basics of Christian faith, learning to walk with Christ – for anyone who is a new Christian or who is starting over with a recommitment to following Jesus.
Discovering United Methodist history, doctrine (including salvation, baptism, and communion), organization (global to local including LHUMC), 2020 Vision, Membership vows of prayer, presence, gifts, service, and witness. 2 weeks
Learning the principles of spiritual growth & discipleship, habits necessary for growth, learning to read and study the Bible, developing a quiet time, prayer, tithing, fellowship and small groups, maintaining good habits, and a vision for maturity. 6 weeks
Understanding how God has shaped you, spiritual gifts, discovering your gifts, heart passion, natural abilities, personality types, past experiences, developing a heart for service, serving in this church, and ministry opportunities. 6 weeks
Discovering your mission to the world, your purpose in the kingdom of God, discipleship, developing your testimony, learning to share the gospel, building bridges to reach others, and an introduction to local and global missions. 6 weeks