#1 – Friday Night Euchre

Description:  Meets every other Friday night for fun fellowship and cards for all ages.  Knowing how to play Euchre is helpful, but not required.  Cards provided, bring a snack to share.

Times:  Fridays – 6:00-9:00 PM – Jan 12, 26, Feb 9, 23, Mar 8, 22 – In the Octagon

#2 – Men’s Coffee Gathering 

Description:  An opportunity for fellowship and conversation with other men walking together along God’s paths for life.

Times:  Thursdays – 3:00-4:00 PM

#3 – Pastie Making 

Description:  Make, bake and prepare our famous pasties to sell to the community providing great affordable meals to anybody and everybody.

Times:  3rd Mondays/Tuesdays of month

Sep-May, 8 am-1 pm, 10:30 to help wrap or as your schedule allows

#4 – Thursday Night Volleyball 

Description:  Thursday night volleyball is open to people of all ages.  The style of game played is ONE BOUNCE volleyball which welcomes people of all skill and physical levels for exercise and fellowship.

Times:  Thursdays at 6:30-8:30 – September 21 – May 23

#5 – Tuesday Night Basketball

Description:  Full Court fast paced basketball open for all adults interested.  7 minute games with rotating teams.  All adults are welcome, but the pace of the game really is suited for young adults.  Cost is a $1.00 minimum donation which will support our annual mission.  Halftime devotions are planned each week.

Times:  Tuesdays from 6:00-9:00 PM, October 3 – April 30

#6 – United Methodist Men 

Description:  Our men’s group focusing on service and fellowship.  The men sponsor annual Chicken BBQ and Christmas Tree Sales among other activities.  Meetings on the second Sunday of each month.

Times:  2nd Sunday of the month breakfasts at 9:45 in the Men’s Sunday School Room/Serving Room

#7 – United Women of Faith

Description:  Organized unit of women whose purpose is to know God, develop a creative supportive fellowship, and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the Church.  Prayer Shawl ministry, bake sales, rummage sale and Little dresses for Africa are among activities sponsored.

Times:  Ruth Circle – Second Wednesday of each month,

Sep-May at 1:15- Serving Room

#8 – Youth Group

Description:  Junior and Senior High students meet on Sundays for fellowship, food, fun, and spiritual    development. Starts on September 17.

Times:  6:00-7:30 on Sundays



#9 Parents Group

Description:  Pastor Dan will be facilitating a DVD study by Andy and Sandra Stanley entitled Parenting:  Am I Getting it Right?  This study will will focus on four subgroups:  The Four Stages of Parenting, How to Parent with the End in Mind, An Approach to Discipline that Strengthens Relationships and How to Help Your Child Develop their own Faith.

Times:  Sundays at 9:45-10:45 AM – Room 105

I Am – Discovering Who Jesus Is 

Description:  In the Old Testament God declared Himself through a burning bush:  “I Am.”  In this guide we explore the ways that Jesus expanded that simple declaration.  Jesus made some bold claims:  “I am the resurrection.”  “I am the bread of life.”  “I am the way.”  His claims are still true in our grief, fear and uncertainty.  These eight studies help us see Jesus more clearly and live with hope and confidence because of who He is.

Times:  Sundays at 9:45-10:45 AM – Room 106

#10 – Men’s Sunday School 

Description:  This fall the men will be studying a book on Spiritual Warfare by Jack Kuhatschek.  This study will help define what spiritual warfare is, how to recognize it, and how it will affect you.

Times:  Sundays – 9:45-10:45 AM – Mar 5 – May 21 – Men’s Classroom

#11 – Youth Sunday School

Description:  A series of individual lessons that focus on the topics that teens need to know about in order to develop their faith during their teen years.

Times:  Sundays – 9:45-10:45 AM – Mar 5 – May 21 – Room 109

#12 – Digging Deeper

Description:  In depth study of the previous week’s sermon.  This class allows for a greater understanding of the Biblical text used in the previous week’s sermon and for a small group discussion about where the Lord is trying to lead through the reading of His word.

Times:  Wednesdays– 10:00-11:00 am – Sep 6 –  Nov 15 – HeBrews Café

#14 – Disciple 1

Description:  Level one Bible Study class to guide people into a deeper understanding of the Bible.  Deep emersion into the scriptures and study is a part of being involved in this class.

Times:  Mondays at 6:00 or 6:30 PM –  September 12 – May

#15 – Disciple 2 

Description:  Level two Bible Study class to guide people into a deeper understanding of the Bible.  Deep emersion into the scriptures and study is a part of being involved in this class.

Times:  Mondays at 10:00 AM in Room 105 – September 12 – May

#16 – Disciple 3

Description:  Level three Bible Study class to guide people into a deeper understanding of the Bible.  Deep emersion into the scriptures and study is a part of being involved in this class.

Times:  Mondays at 6:00 PM in Room 105 – September 12 – May

Mid-Week Grow Groups


#17 – The Chosen Group Leader: Pastor Dan Bowman

Description:  Pastor Dan will be offering a class on the TV show ‘The Chosen’.  The Chosen depicts the life and ministry of Jesus.  We will be looking at episodes and discussing the main points of each episode.  Pastor Dan believes that The Chosen does a  wonderful job of introducing people to the life of Jesus Christ and His ministry.  It also introduces other characters which can lead to very interesting conversations.

Times:  Wednesdays at 6:00-7:00 PM – Apr 3 – May 8 – Café


#18 – Help My Unbelief Group Leader: Celina Bowman

Description:  In this book, Barnabas Piper unpacks what faith

    really means.  He shows how embracing doubts and questions can help us to get to know God better, and he encourages us to trust God in our everyday lives, even when we don’t understand everything about Him.  This book encourages us to ask questions in Godly ways!!

Times:  Wednesdays at 6:00 PM – Apr 3 – May 8 – Room 106


#19 – Prayer, Promises, Praise Group Leader: Bobbi Collins

Description:  This group will share how prayer, promises and praise strengthens and grows our relationship with the Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit.  Every relationship must have communication (prayer), trust (promises), and appreciation (praise) in order to grow, which develops faith for it to become the foundation on which we build our lives.  Bring a pencil and a notebook and join us in this adventure!

Times:  Wednesdays at 6:00 PM – Apr 3 – May 8 – Room 103


#20 – Living Balanced Group Leader: Julie Vozar

Description:  Living Balanced reveals the source of most ailments that run rapid in the United States today and can help you avoid them.  The class is based on the book Living Balanced: Healthy Mind & Body by Stacey Kimbrell and exposes the dangers of

    prepackaged food containing chemical toxins and how they can have a long term effect on your health.  This will be a discussion based class that highlights the key points of this class and helps to gain positive health directions.

Times:  Wednesdays at 6:00 PM – Apr 3 – May 8 – Room 105


#21 – ARK

Description:  Providing meals and services to those recovering from surgery or illness.  This loving group helps each other make it through difficult times.

Times:  Service and meetings are offered as needed.

#22 – Basketball Food Team

Description:  This group provides light meals to the Tuesday Night Basketball players at the end of the evening, some of whom are in need of a free healthy meal.  There will be a rotation of food providers on this team serving and making meals.

Times:  Tuesdays from 7:45-9:00 PM – October 4 – April 25

#23 – Care Committee

Description:  Team of caring adults who reach out in service and prayer to those in serious health needs either at home, hospital, or care communities.  Group meets to discuss visit rotations and care providing.

Times:  Periodic meetings to be determined

#24 – Chapel Bells

Description:  Sanctuary Service Bell Choir performing periodically in both the 8:30 and 11:00 AM Worship services.

Rehearsal Time:  Tuesdays at 6:00 –7:00 PM – September through May

#25 – Communion Serving

Description:  Preparing elements and serving communion to the congregation once a month.

Times:  First or second Sunday of each month

 #26 – Connect/Grow/Serve  Coordination Team 

Description:  Evaluate Small Groups and make preparations for upcoming

Connect/Grow/Serve Group assignments

Times:  Periodic meetings to be determined

#27 – Faithville

Description:  Are you interested in volunteering one or more Sundays with our elementary kids?  There are many ways to get involved:  checking kids in, classroom helper, rotation leader for art, science, games, cooking, missions, and spiritual practices (all curriculum and materials provided ahead of time).  If you have a heart for children come join the fun!!!

Times:  Sundays – 9:45-10:45 AM or 11:00am-Noon

Or Wednesdays Kids Clubhouse – 6:00-7:30 PM – Oct 4 – Nov 15

#28 – Funeral Dinners

Description:  Preparing and serving meals to families and friends for a church funeral.  Roles include prep, cooking, making deserts and salads and cleanup.

Times:  As needed

#29 – HeBrews Café

Description:  Planning and preparing food, coffee, and hospitality for our church in the HeBrews Café.

Times:  Sundays from 7:30 AM – Noon

#30 – Kingdom Singers

Description:  Sanctuary Service choir performing in both the 8:30 and

11:00 AM Worship services.

Times:  Thursdays at 6:30 –9:00 PM – September through May

#31 – Men’s Workday

Description:  Performs various repairs, maintenance and projects around the church building to help keep costs down.  Morning includes times of fellowship and prayer and of course doughnuts.

Times:  4th Tuesdays of each month year round – 8:30 am – about 12:00 noon

#32 – Missions Committee

Description:  Team that makes mission support decisions for our church and finds ways to support our community as well as missions throughout the world.

Times:  Periodically throughout the year.

#33 – Swartz Creek Community Food Basket

Description:  Our church hosts a very active food pantry serving hundreds of families within the boundaries of the Swartz Creek Community School District.  We are always in need of volunteers for the two times when we are open.

Times:  Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00 PM and Fridays from 10:00am – Noon.

#34 – Ushers 

Description:  Our team of leaders who help administer the sanctuary services by welcoming guests and taking care of other tasks that often go unseen.  The ushers are an essential part of providing a welcoming experience for our congregation.  Volunteer opportunities can be by the week or by the month and service weeks are flexible for family needs.

Times:  8:30 and 11:00 am services

#35 – Worship Tech Teams

Description:  Learn how to develop new audio/visual resources for The Well

Worship Service and Sanctuary Services and operate audio/visual equipment.

Times:  Meetings to be determined