Adult Discipleship

Every season offers unique opportunities for people to grow healthy in God by exploring the Word and deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ. We encourage you to find a place to connect with a group in your season of life.

Below are our core discipleship opportunities. Pastor Jared can help you find the right programs for you and your family. 

Small Groups & Classes Instructor-led classes to foster growth, knowledge and your relationship with Christ usually take place twice per year. Our connected, small groups meet on a regular basis for extended periods of time cover material that is topical and based on the desires of the group. Groups meet at both the homes and the church and vary in times.

Healing Ministries Specific classes to foster healing through crisis and loss. Most of these classes run in conjunction with the school calendar. These classes typically include support material for special life situations such divorce, grief, and cancer.

Retreats Opportunities for people to remove themselves from the stresses of everyday life and get together for spiritual growth. Some regular retreats include the Women’s Retreat, Walk to Emmaus and the Marriage Retreat.


Social Small Groups

Are ongoing opportunities to connect with people of similar interests. These are a great way to experience fellowship and connection with other followers of Jesus Christ. For more information about a certain group, please see the contact information following the group’s description. If you are interested in starting a small social group that is not currently represented please contact Pastor Jared

Euchre Plays cards every Tuesday at 7:00 pm. Contact Al & Carol Messenger.

Golden Girls A group of retired ladies of our church meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (March –  December). Includes lunch and a guest speaker, for $5 per person. Contact Laurel Brevoort.

Men’s Breakfast Men of the church meet the 1st Sunday of each month at 7:30 am in the small Fellowship Hall for breakfast, fellowship and prayer. Most often, have a short speaker to share a message in the midst of our fellowship. Contact Andy Jacobs.

Socialites Provides fellowship for those over the age of 50. Meets once a month for fellowship, and 3-4 times per year to entertain and visit with nursing home residents.

Women’s Exchange An all-inclusive community group for women to provide friendship and fellowship and allow an arena for sharing concerns and exploring current issues. Offers speakers, discussions, special programs and outings/field trips. Meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 9:30 – 11:30 am in room 206. Contact Kay Krochta, or visit our website.

Ministry Small Groups 

Ongoing opportunities to serve the community while utilizing your skills and talents. For more information about a certain group, please see the contact information following the group’s description. If you are interested in starting a ministry small group that is not currently represented please contact Pastor Jared

Prayer Shawl Ministry A group meeting on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 12:30 pm in room 203. Makes prayer shawls and prays over them, providing comfort with the shawls to those who are going through trials in life both inside and outside our church. All skill levels are welcome, they can even teach you to knit or crochet and have supplies that you can use. Contact Susan Kirkland.

Baby Bundles Plus A group meeting on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 9:30 am in room 108. This group does several sewing projects to bless people in our community and around the world. They make baby blankets for Aultman Hospital, Pregnancy Choices and the YWCA Childcare Center. They  also make stuffed animals that  they donate to local police and fire departments to give to children, Child Services of Stark County, and the YWCA Childcare Center. This group also makes walker caddies, comfort rolls, and lap blankets for nursing homes. All  are welcome, no experience needed, you do not need to sew to join, and all supplies are provided. Contact Lucy Woods.