Small Groups

Contact the church office or Pastor Kathy to learn more about our small groups, including how to join a group or lead one yourself!

Sundays

Stephen Ministry
1st and 3rd Sundays  |  4pm  |  In-Person
Leader/Contact: Ruth Hawley

Friends of Wadi Foquin Circle
4th Sundays| 11:15am | In-Person
Leader/Contact: Bob Johnson

Stephen Ministers are the Christian caregivers who are there for you when life-changing situations occur. In times of grief, loss, pain, or transition, Stephen Ministers are here to walk alongside you, listen and pray while keeping all information confidential.
 Through our circle opportunities for involvement include prayer, advocacy, engagement, education and giving. Each person is welcome to determine how they will be involved.

Tuesdays

Women of the Vine
1st and 3rd Tuesdays  |  3pm  |  In-person
Leader/Contact: Lorraine Magee & Anne Coll

Spiritual Growth Group
1st and 3rd Tuesdays  |  7pm  |  In-person
Leader/Contact: Larry Wiley & Jackie Schlientz

Anti-Racism Ministry
4th Tuesdays  |  7pm  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Margot Platt

The primary purpose of this multigenerational group is to educate ourselves (through books, articles, blogs, movies, TV, etc.) to become antiracists. Then we actively work to recognize, resist, and where possible, dismantle racism wherever it occurs. 

Wednesdays

Spiritual Growth Group
Wednesdays  |  6pm  |  In-person
Leaders/Contact: Dick & Sharmyn Crawford

The Souped-Up Spiritual Growth Group include a simple soup-and-salad supper, book discussion, and soul sharing. Sign-ups are for a book at a time.

Bible Study
2nd and 4th Wednesdays  |  10am  |  In-person
Leader/Contact: Edie Lamb & Karen Bauman

Wednesday Zoom Group
1st and 3rd Wednesdays  |  6pm  |  Virtual
Leaders/Contact: Jordan Sylar

We have one book at a time with light reading each week, as well as supplemental videos. Additionally, there is time for sharing and prayer. Newcomers welcome!

Thursdays

Men's Small Group
Thursdays  |  7:45am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Art Molvik

The topic varies each week and there is often an overarching theme. Newcomers are always welcome. There is no homework. 

Women of the Spirit
Thursdays  |  10:30am  |  In-person
Leader/Contact: Joanne Abey

This group reads a variety of books which can broken into small chunks and discussed each week.  Usually the books have a spiritual theme and are written by well-known writers.

Heritage Estates Chimes
Thursdays  |  3pm  |  In-person (Heritage Estates)
Leader/Contact: Beckie Wiley

The Heritage Chimers is an ensemble of 13 residents at Heritage Estates who rehearse weekly on three octaves of hand chimes. Our music ministry promotes social interaction, lots of fun, teamwork, and challenging brain stimulation

Fridays

Heritage Estates Chorus
Fridays  |  10:30am  |  In-person (Heritage Estates)
Leader/Contact: Jean Braun

This musical group is made up of Heritage Estates residents and sings popular songs primarily from the 1940s and 1950s.  There are no auditions and no fees.  It is directed by Jean Braun, with Mary Burnham accompanying on piano and Evelynne Schwartz as host and song leader.  

Artful Prayer
Last Fridays  |  10:30am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Linda Culpepper

Family Group
Wednesdays  |  5pm  |  In-person (offsite)
Leader/Contact: Rachel Olson

Families with young children dinner and fellowship at the Matt and Rachel's.  Right now, the children are mostly under 5 but anyone with children is welcome. First time just come!

Saturdays

Craft and Chat
Saturdays  |  10am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Sharmyn Crawford

No crafting required, you can just log in to chat, craft, knit, or whatever!

B-MEN
Saturdays  |  8am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Dick Ernst & Bob Berger

Honoring the roots of the A-MEN breakfast established at Asbury many years ago, provides a place for men to share and support each other in the joys and challenges of their daily lives, and to discuss current events as they affect the community and world.