Curious…About the Bible? About Christianity? About United Methodism? Check out these intro discussions:


 Think of Base as a basics of the Bible or Bible 101.

  • A six-week study: three weeks on Old Testament, three weeks on New Testament
  • No commitment, no homework
  • Introduction to the Bible for those who are completely new to the Bible or who want to return to Bible study
  • Each session begins with a brief presentation followed by facilitated discussion

Starting Point

Starting Point is a conversation about the basics of Christianity.

  • A four-week or eight-week video series with guide book created by Andy Stanley
  • Low-level of entry and casual
  • Provides a basic understanding of Christianity rather than a lot of theology
  • Each session starts with a video, and is followed by facilitated discussion

A Disciple’s Path

A Disciple’s Path is a conversation about the basics of United Methodism.

  • A six-week study using study guide by James Harnish
  • Participants may be Methodist, from other denominations, or be new Christians
  • Helps new and prospective members learn more about Glen Mar and Methodism
  • One-hour sessions based on study guide with facilitated discussion
**No homework (except some reading or meditation in The Disciple’s Path)

More Information

For more information, please contact Pastor Anna Schwartz, Pastor for Community Life, by email at or by phone at 410.465.4995, ext. 206.