Others Who Use Our Space

Musical Expressions

Musical expressions uses the Sunday School classrooms for musical instrument and voice instruction. They were founded in 1999, with the goal of providing the highest quality musical instruction to people of all ages and abilities. Their primary focus is to have fun, while broadening students’ creative capacity and enjoyment of music. They also set goals in all of their programs and hold optional public performances to challenge students and give them a sense of accomplishment. Instruction is currently offered for piano, violin, Suzuki violin, viola, guitar, flute, clarinet, bassoon and drums. Lessons are available in their rooms at NBUMC or, for some instruments, in-home.


Fitness Express

Marilyn Menick, owner of Fitness Express, offers church members and the community options to help you stay fit and healthy – right here at the church! Marilyn will help you reach your goals with a combination of strength/resistance training, cardiovascular conditioning and flexibility. If you prefer working alone, personal one-on-one training is for you. Each half-hour session is $40. If you prefer small groups, the options are as follows: 2 people / $30 each person for a half-hour session, 3 or 4 people / $25 each person for a half-hour session. Grab a friend or we’ll try to pair you up with someone! For more information or to schedule personal training, email Marilyn at the address above.

Fernwood Montessori School

The Fernwood Montessori School is a coeducational Montessori day school established in 1981 to help meet the need in the community for quality physical care and education of children ages 2 to 12 years. They provide an environment that encourages children to develop intelligence, self-confidence, love of learning, independence and self-discipline. The school is open to children of any race, religion, color, nationality, or ethnic origin.


Kaizen Karate

Kaizen Karate classes are now being held at NBUMC on Saturday mornings! Karate class for beginners is held from 9:00am to 10:00am for children ages 5-7 years old. Beginner/Intermediate class is held from 10:00am to 11:00am for children ages 8 and up. All classes are tailored to students’ individual needs and help them to grow to their fullest possible potential. Karate classes not only focus on instruction, but also learning valuable lessons related to discipline, motivation, self-control and continual improvement.


Healing Touch

Healing Touch uses our Sanctuary on the first and third Saturday of each month at 10:00am. Healing Touch is an energy therapy in which practitioners consciously use their hands in a heart-centered and intentional way to support and facilitate physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.

The above constitutes our current ongoing building users. Many other groups also use our space for one-time events.