During the time of COVID-19, we are not open for our normal small groups. We are working on phases to re-open our church. Once we have the guidelines set up and the church is open for regular scheduled programming. We hope you will join us for one or more of the following small groups. In the meantime...
Zoom groups now provide relational connections and growth in Christ opportunities and are listed below. Contact the church office at 660-582-4821 or [email protected] if you wish to join one of these Zoom groups. You will receive an email invitation. Click on the Zoom link in the email at the appropriate time to enter the meeting. We are delighted you want to be engaged and glad to assist as you navigate the technology allowing us to gather.
Youth United (YU) High School, East Fellowship Hall, Sundays (Check church calendar for dates) from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, led by Wyatt Tate
Prayer Teams, Prayer Chapel, at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm: Groups meet at scheduled times (Prayer Teams) to share joys and concerns as provided by the Church, members, community and beyond. 30 minutes of sharing, offering silent prayer and writing notes to those lifted in prayer. Anyone can join a Team for that day; just meet in the Prayer Chapel (first floor, across from the Church Office).
Esther Circle, 2nd Wednesday of the month, East Fellowship Hall, 9:30 am led by Beverly Thompson and Marjorie Hutt.
Deborah Circle, 3rd Wednesday of the month, East Fellowship Hall, 9:30 am led by Katherine Sawyer.
Quilters and Crafters, Fellowship Hall, 1:00 -3:30 pm. These groups come together and work on projects for the annual November UMW Church Bazaar.
Youth United (YU) Middle School (Sept. - April), East Fellowship Hall, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, led by Kati Hornickel and Wyatt Tate.
Mary Circle, 3rd Wednesday of the month, room 304, 6:00 pm, led by Carolyn Franks.
Cherub Choir, room 200, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Sept. - April), led by Jeff & Julie Ferguson. This choir is for children PreK and Kindergarten. The children come together for story, song and prayer.
COOL (Children Of Our Lord) Kids, room 201, 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Sept. - April), Shirley Barnett leads the children in crafts, scripture, story, prayers and songs. Children 1st - 4th grades are welcome.
CREATE: Experiencing God through Art, room 301, 6:00 - 7:00 pm This is a self directed, open space to gather and create soul cards and faith journal pages. We do not have a facilitator but still welcome people to gather and create, supplies provided.
Depression Support Group meets weekly at 6 pm Wednesdays in room 302. This group is for anyone struggling with depression. We meet to share, uplift and support others in an open and honest environment. We offer prayer and community for people on a journey to build hope throughout their journey. Please join us for a weekly hopeful reminder that God’s love never quits.
Girl's Small Group meets Wednesdays at 6 pm in room 303. This is a serious small group for those who want tot grow in their faith. come with your Bibles and questions. Led by Heidi Komorech
Pastor’s Study, Gathering Space, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. The Pastor’s Bible Study meets in the Gathering Space for a variety of studies through scripture and what it means to be a United Methodist today. Feel free to invite someone to the class.
Focus Women's Bible Study, room 300, 7:00 pm led by Kathi Ridenour.
Chancel Choir, room 305, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, (Aug. - April), led by Vanessa Parsons. This choir sings on a regular basis during Sunday worship. All persons 8th grade through adults are welcome.
Friends Caring, Fellowship Hall, 1st Thursday of the month, 4:00 - 5:00 pm. For those who find themselves alone... by choice, a divorce, a death, or other circumstance, the Friends Caring group welcomes you for an hour of sharing and scripture with dinner immediately following at a location TBD.