Setting Out

What does Setting Out

Setting Out is the second step in the discipleship path. The resources on this page are for those who are seeking a connection with God and are ready to begin their own personal journey of faith. On this page you will find suggested practices to help guide you on this point in your journey, questions to consider, and recommended readings to dig a little deeper into your faith. Scroll down to see view the resources.

Setting Out

Suggested Practices

  • Join BUMC
  • Talk to a Pastor about being baptized (if you have not been baptized already)
  • Partake in the sacrament of Holy Communion
  • Pray at meal times
  • Pray at the end of the day and reflect on how you can be in closer relationship with God and neighbor

Recommended Readings

We've compiled a list of optional readings to help guide you on this part of your journey. Rather than an exhaustive list, these readings are designed to be resources that might be helpful to consider at this stage in The Journey. Check out these optional readings to dig a little deeper in your faith by clicking the button below.

Questions to Consider

Take a moment to reflect on these questions
and read the corresponding scripture.

*Note: Some of these questions were adapted from The Faith-Sharing New Testament With the Psalms (1996), prepared by H. Eddie Fox and George E. Morris.

Classes and Other Opportunities

Here are some other opportunities for those setting out:


Not the right step?

If you don't think this is the right step or are wondering where you might be on the discipleship path, take our discipleship assessment to find out where you may be on The Journey.