Weekly Adult Discipleship Growth Groups
"Growth Groups" are places where Christians gather to study, pray, and engage in respectful, challenging conversation in order to be formed more in the image of Jesus. These are also groups of various sizes and can be on-going, long-term, or short-term.
Registration is not required for Growth Groups unless specifically noted on the descriptions below.
On-going & Long-Term Growth Groups | Short-Term Growth Groups
Connections: Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, this class is a wonderful way to "get connected" more closely with God and others. Meeting times are 9:30 (Special Events Dining Room, building C) & 11:00 a.m. (Office Conference Room, building C.)
Contact: Jim and Carol Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org (9:30 a.m.) and Frank & Marilyn Masi, email@example.com (11:00 a.m.) (all ages, couples & singles)
Koinonia: This class of dynamic senior adults studies a variety of different topics and supports one another with prayer and care throughout the week. Meeting time is 9:30 a.m., begins September 11, room B202.
Contact: Jeanne Gall, 407-876-4991 ext. 268. (65+ couples & singles)
New Directions: A great group of primarily "empty nesters" committed to both study and service. Meeting time is 9:30 a.m., room C205/207.
Contact: Bob Cox, firstname.lastname@example.org. (50+ couples & singles)
Pathways:This class is welcomes all visitors as each week they enjoy DVD studies on a variety of topics that connect faith with daily life. Beginning April 22nd they will start a new study, "Gospel in Life: Grace Changes Everything." Meeting time is 9:30 a.m., C208.
Contact Scott Ziegler, email@example.com (all ages, singles & couples)
Sunday Morning Singles: This is a brand new group beginning Sunday, April 22 and will start by offering a study of John Ortberg's, "The Me I Want to Be." Designed for singles between the ages of 45-60's, this class promises the joy of learning, and developing a new community of friends. Meeting time is 11:00 a.m., C205-207.
Contact: Joline Krolicki, firstname.lastname@example.org. (singles, 45-60's)
United Methodist Men Fellowship Café: Come and join this group of men for meaningful discussion and fellowship. Meeting time is 9:30 a.m., Welcome Hall, building C.
Contemplative Way: A women’s group that uses a variety of resources throughout the year that encourages participants to connect with each other and grow in their faith. Meeting time is 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Special Events Dining Room, building C. They will be studying, John Ortberg’s, “The Old Testament Challenge.
Contact: Betsy Wiedenbeck, email@example.com (all ages)
Young Adults: This group comes together on Tuesday evenings twice a month for fellowship and topical discussion. They address relevant issues like forgiveness, identity, money and spiritual direction which leaves lots of room for open-ended conversation. Meeting time is 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Attic, building C.
Contact Ashley Cabiness, firstname.lastname@example.org (20’s and 30’s)
Ambassadors: A women’s Bible study grounded in spiritual conversation, connection and care. Meeting time is 10:00-noon, C200/202. They will begin the 10-week study, “God as He Longs for Us to See Him,” on Jan. 4.
Contact: Kyanne Miller, email@example.com (all ages)
Discovery Class:A welcoming and supportive women’s group gathers weekly for prayer, study and fellowship. Meeting time is 9:30-11:00 a.m., C205-207.
Contact: Bea Pederson firstname.lastname@example.org (all ages)
Morning Edition: This growth group will use a variety of resources throughout the year to both engage and challenge participants. Beginning April 11th they will be studying, "Becoming More than a Good Bible Study Girl." Meeting time is 8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Office Conference Room, building C.
Contact: Joline Krolicki, email@example.com (all ages, singles & couples)
Women's Morning Group: A growth group that uses a variety of resources throughout the year to encourage and support participants on their spiritual journey. They also spend one Thursday a month during the group time doing a service project together. Meeting time is 9:45-11:00 a.m.
Contact: Beth Witten, firstname.lastname@example.org. (all ages)
Men's Discussion Group: Open to men who are committed to faith, growth, and encouragement. Meet at Bravo on Sand Lake Road from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Contact Scott Ziegler at sziegler1@cfl..rr.com
*We would love to continue to grow our adult discipleship group ministry!*
If you are interested in starting a new group that would better suit your interests, needs or schedule please contact Joline at email@example.com. We have resources to help you feel equipped and empowered to connect with others for spiritual growth, support and fellowship in wonderful ways.