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

Meditation Circle
Sundays  |  8:15am  |  Virtual

A short devotional is read, we meditate for 20 to 25 minutes, and end time together with an optional fellowship time.

Stephen Ministry
1st and 3rd Sundays  |  2pm  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Ruth Hawley

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.

Mondays

Monday Night Small Group
1st and 3rd Mondays  |  6pm  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Ruth Hawley

This group discuss the assigned reading in the latest book.  The group tends to like accessible texts; some of the books include “The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything”, “Holy Envy”, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood”, “Making Sense of the Bible”, and “Gifts of Imperfection.” 

Tuesdays

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

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

Spiritual Growth Group
2nd and 4th Tuesdays  |  7pm  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Cory Coll

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

Grief Support Group
4th Wednesdays  |  4:30pm  |  In-person or Virtual

Sometimes it's hard to put our grief into words. Join a support group and you might hear someone else speak how you've bee feeling! Grief Support Groups are open to the public and all are welcome.

Group Spiritual Direction
Wednesdays  |  1pm  |  In-person
Leader: Barbara Ernst

This is a 4-week small group that lasts weekly in the month of October. Group Spiritual Direction is another way of saying group spiritual friendship! This is an opportunity to give and receive one of the most precious and powerful gifts -- really being heard and to listen with quiet, fully present attention.
 Barbara Ernst has been practicing as a Spiritual Director for over 30 years.

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

Young Adult Bible Study
1st and 3rd Thursdays  |  6:30pm  |  In-person
Leader/Contact: Pastor Brad Biggerstaff

Join us for Bible study and fellowship time. There is no prep work or bible knowledge needed, just come as you are!

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

Saturdays

Craft and Chat
Saturdays  |  10am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Martie Muldoon

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

Caregivers' Support Group
3rd Saturdays  |  10:30am  |  Virtual
Leader/Contact: Pastor Kathy La Point-Collup

This is a time for confidential  sharing and prayer among caregivers.