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Family Life Ministry

For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life. - Ephesians 2:10

Fitness, Sports, Recreation & Health

Family Life Ministry programs are open to anyone: church members and guests as well as community members. With a wide variety of options, we have something for everyone. So check out the listings here on the website, then bring a friend and make more when you get here. It's a great way to connect with each other and with the church while you stay physically and spiritually fit.

Upcoming special events & Camps

Fitness Center

Mon-Fri, 6:30 am - 8 pm  •  Sat, 8 am - 8 pm  •  Closed Sundays and when FUMCR  is closed

Ages 18+ must have signed waiver on file and pay $60 yearly dues by cash or check.
Ages 14-17 must have signed waiver and must be accompanied by an adult in the Fitness Studio at all times. No charge for ages 14-17. No unaccompanied minors. No minors without signed waiver.

Fitness Studio members will receive an electronic key for the Bartula Family Life Center southwest exit door and Fitness Studio.
Instructed classes such as Yoga will have priority. Check class schedules below.

Waivers and electronic keys available from the Family Life Ministry office and Student Ministry office reception desk.

Pick-Up Basketball

Friday mornings, 6-7 am

Pickle Ball Open Play

Mondays  •  5-8 pm  •  intermediate players & above
Tuesdays  •  11 am - 4 pm  •  beginner players & above
Thursdays  •  11 am - 4 pm  •  beginner players & above
Saturdays  •  1 - 6 pm  •  beginner players & above

New players welcome. Extra paddles available.
No cost, but donations ($3 suggested) accepted to help cover instruction and facility use.

Beginner player instruction and lessons available. For more information contact , 972 896 9234, or .

Senior Adult Fitness

Fit For Life  • Tue & Thur, 9-10 am, Bartula Family Life Center Gym

An opportunity for senior adults to get together twice a week for fun, fellowship, and exercise. This dynamic class is designed to meet the specific needs of senior adults wanting to maintain or improve strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health. The class and instructors are non-threatening and flexible. No matter what your health and fitness level may be there is a way to participate and reap the rewards of fitness. Come join us and stay Fit For Life!

Yoga Stretch  • Tue & Thur, 10-11 am, Bartula Family Life Center Gym

A variety of stretching and breathing exercises. The Yoga poses used are adapted for senior adults and are done either standing or seated. There is no need to bring a yoga mat.

Registration & Fee

No advance registration is requested. There is no set fee for classes; however, donations of $1-2 per class are encouraged. Join us for one or both classes, one or two days a week, whatever fits your needs.


Beginning Jan 7 - Mondays, 9-10 am, Fitness Studio, led by Jessie King, $5 per class
Wednesdays, 7:15-8:15 pm, Mays Hall, led by Billie Anderer, $5 per class

Recommended to have for all yoga sessions: yoga mat, yoga block, yoga strap, comfortable, loose-fitting clothes, easily removable shoes. Beginner friendly. All classes taught by certified yoga instructors.

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