Studies

Christian Education is a vital feature of church life.  Jesus commissioned his disciples to go into the world, making new disciples and "teaching them all I have taught you (Matthew 28:19-20)."  On this page you can access video and audio studies shared at Cordele First UMC.  You can also download study guides and find links and connection information for live sessions and small groups.

2020 Studies


  • Stations of the Cross: Holy Week Devotionals

    During the Lenten season, eight beautiful paintings hang in the rear of the sanctuary.  These depict moments of Jesus' passion and are generally referred to as The Stations of the Cross. Painted by the talented Lauren -Summers Gramm, these paintings capture the intensity of emotion, dedication and heart-break of Our Lord's grief and sacrifice.  Beginning with the Saturday before Palm Sunday, these devotions offer each painting as a focal point for prayer and reflection.  You are invited to take just a few minutes each day to ponder the amazing depth of God's love for you.


    Saturday, April 4 -                 Pilate Condemns Jesus to Die

    Sunday, April 5 -                    Jesus Accepts His Cross

    Monday, April 6 -                   Simon Helps Carry the Cross

    Tuesday, April 7 -                  Jesus Speaks to the Women

    Wednesday, April 8 -             Jesus is Stripped of His Garments

    Maundy Thursday, April 9 - Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

    Good Friday, April 10 -         Jesus Cares for His Mother

    Holy Saturday, April 11        Jesus Dies on the Cross-

  • Faith Roots: WAlking Through the Story of Our Faith

    The COVID-19 outbreak abruptly halted our Wednesday Night Study on the History of the Christian Church.  Beginning April 15, we will resume the study as a video series.  Keep an eye on this space for links to the new videos and downloadable study guides.  We'll also soon be posting the past study guides if you want to catch up!

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