Contact Rachel Chen at adultmin@stmarksmidlo.com for more information on any of these small groups or events.

GROW Hour: Sundays at 10 AM

  • God 101
    Pastor Justin leads this group in the Dining Room and on Zoom (Zoom link here, Meeting ID: 892 4039 2990, Passcode: 952152)

  • Growing Deeper In Our Faith
    Studying Book of Judges with Pastor Amy Crisp in Room 202

  • Growing As Parents
    For parents to discuss the struggles and joys of parenting; held in Room 201
    Currently studying Parenting In A Tech World


Young Adult Small Group

Thanks to a well-attended young adult summer book club, we’re looking forward to continuing each month this fall. We’ll meet on Friday, September 16 at 6pm at the Chen’s home. September’s topic: Baptism. Young(ish) adults in all stages of life are invited to join this inclusive group where various belief systems are welcome! No affiliation with St. Mark’s or the UMC necessary. Contact Pastor Rachel for address and more details at AdultMin@StMarksMidlo.com.


Spiritual Growth Assessment

All adults are invited to take our Spiritual Growth Assessment!
Click here to take it.
Your results will give you an overall picture of how you assess yourself in regards to theological knowledge, spiritual transformation, and living out your faith. You will receive your results by email (not immediately). Cumulative results will guide our adult ministry team as we plan and schedule adult GROW groups and spiritual development activities.


 ADULT MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

SUNDAYS
Faith and Fellowship” Adult Sunday School Rm 206/Zoom 9:45-10:45 am
Short studies of 6 to 8 weeks that can be applied to following Jesus in today’s world. Our purpose is to study God’s Word, grow in our Christian faith and support class members through love and prayer.
For adults of all ages
Contact Bob Jennings

“Applying the Faith” Adult Sunday School  Rm 205/Zoom 9:45-10:45 am
Bible study with an emphasis on group discussion and practical application of spiritual principles. Regular mission and social activities.
For adults of all ages
Contact Danny Lewis

God 101 with Pastor Justin Dining Room 10-10:45 am
This group explores a new topic every 4 to 6 weeks. No homework, and no experience necessary. Bring your questions and your sense of humor! Have studied Methodism, the Bible, Christmas Carols in past classes.
For adults of all ages

Contact Pastor Justin White

GROW Hour Groups 10 am
We will announce new group/study options at least every 6 weeks. Contact Rachel for any questions!
For adults of all ages

Weavers Women’s Small Group Dining Room 2x/Month 5-6 pm
For women of all ages
Contact Joan Buchanan

“Children Of God” Small Group Library/Zoom 7-8 pm
Currently Studying 1 Kings, featuring King David
For adults of all ages
Contact Phil Webber

MONDAYS
Circlemakers Study + Prayer Group Zoom 10-11:30 am
Our classes are conversational and facilitated by group members. Contact Marion Bartels at (804) 314-4326.
For women of all ages
Contact Lynne Kelly

Saving Graces Women’s Small Group Zoom (Room 203 when in-person) 7-8:30 pm
This is an on-going women’s group with a focus on short-term studies, prayer, small group mission activities, and fellowship. All women are invited to come any time to see what we’re all about. For more information, contact Joanna Blanks by email below or (804) 651-4126. Currently studying Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis.
For women of all ages
Contact Joanna Blanks or Jennifer Anderson

Prayer Shawl Ministry Library/Zoom 1st Mondays 6:45-7:45 pm
Please join us at our meetings on 1st Mondays to create prayer shawls, baby blankets & more
For all who knit/crochet
Contact Brenda Koebel at 804-247-0527.

TUESDAYS
Men’s Morning Small Group Library/Zoom 7-8:30 am
Currently studying Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis.
For men of all ages
Contact Jim Schiele

WEDNESDAYS
Stages Small Group
Library/Zoom 7-8:30 pm
For wives, mothers of young adults, & daughters of older parents
Contact Terri Clifton or Sandy Wingen

THURSDAYS
Men’s “Fellaship” Small Group Rm 206/Zoom 7-8 pm
We are a fairly diverse group ranging in age from late 30s to over 70. We are married and single, young families and adult children, active in the faith and just getting started. We have read Christian books by authors such as Max Lucado and Francis Chan. We have studied scripture such as Acts of the Apostles and Romans. We have completed mission projects such as a playground for New Life and helping with Caritas. Most importantly, we meet weekly to discuss life’s challenges living the life of a Christian today while enjoying each other’s company.
For men of all ages
Contact Rick Wingen

OTHER GROUPS


UNITED METHODIST MEN

The purpose of the St. Marks’ United Methodist Men (UMM) is to help men know Jesus Christ, to serve Him, to grow spiritually and seek daily to do His will. The UMM seek to help men grow in learning of the Bible and how to deal with everyday challenges. We hold fundraisers throughout the year to support different ministries, like our Good Samaritan Fund, Heart Havens, Youth, etc.
Contact Jim Schiele

WTE_logo_finalEMMAUS

The Walk to Emmaus focuses on God as known through Jesus Christ and on the expression of that awareness in the local church. The Emmaus experience is intended to inspire, challenge, and equip local church members for Christian action in their homes, churches, and places of work. Emmaus lifts up a way for our grace-filled life to be lived and shared with others. See the FLYER for more details and contact information!

Upcoming Walks:

Women’s Walk: October 6-8
Men’s Walk: September 29-October 2 (Full but join waiting list or next walk) 
Men’s Walk: March 3-5, 2023

Those interested should contact stmarksemmaus@gmail.com or the following individuals: Rick Wingen (804-346-7292), Bobby McDavid (804-337-8216), Kristie Faison (804-543-4649), Marion Bartels (804-314-4326) Ralph Hollingsworth (804-350-5722), Steve Astoria (804-229-0777), Rebecca Harmon (336-214-2942), or Jim/Jimma Attaway (804-338-8053).


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