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

GROW Hour: Sundays at 10 AM

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

  • Beginning July 17: Study On Adam Hamilton’s The Walk
    *Let Barbara Hunt know if you plan to attend
    *Purchase the book here
    *Will be held in Room 204

  • Growing As Parents (Continuing)
    For parents to discuss the struggles and joys of parenting; weekly devotion; held in Room 201

Young Adult Book Club: 2nd Fridays This Summer!

We invite all young adults (age 18-35ish) to join us for a monthly book study this summer! We will read a book each month and meet to chat about life, faith, the book, our questions, and adulting. Meetings will be on July 8 & August 12 at 6 pm. Email Rachel Chen if you plan to attend. No previous affiliation with St. Mark’s needed! “What is the Bible?” by Rob Bell is the book for July 8.

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.


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

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.

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

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

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



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


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!

Those interested should contact or the following individuals: Rick Wingen (804-346-7292), Julie Marshall (804-519-4476), Bobby McDavid (804-337-8216), Kristie Faison (804-543-4649).

Additional people you can contact to learn more about the Walk to Emmaus or to express your interest in attending: Ralph Hollingsworth (804-350-5722), Steve Astoria (804-229-0777), Marion Bartels (804-314-4326), Bob Jennings (804-892-1645), and Rebecca Harmon (336-214-2942).


If you are interested in joining a small group or study, please fill out the form below.