Contact Ed Blackwell at for more information on any of these small groups or events.

Updated Small Group Information for 2021

Our Adult Ministries team has put together updated information about our Small Group Opportunities in 2021! Click the link below.
2021 Small Group Opportunities


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

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Zoom 8:30-10 am: “Faith and Fellowship” Adult Sunday School
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

Zoom 8:15-9:15 am: “Applying the Faith” Adult Sunday School 
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

Zoom 1st & 3rd Sundays 4 pm: Young Families Small Group​
Couples join together to have fellowship and discussion around the current sermon series
For young families/couples
​Contact Neal and Sarah Wright

Zoom 4-5:30 pm: Weavers Women’s Small Group
Now reading Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst
For women of all ages
Contact Joan Buchanan

Zoom 7-8:30 pm: “Children Of God” Small Group
Currently Studying 2nd Samuel, featuring King David
For adults of all ages
Contact Phil Webber

Zoom 10-11:30 am: Circlemakers Prayer Group
Pastor Fran facilitates conversation on The Holy Spirit by John Bevere as we gather for intercessory prayer.
For women of all ages
Contact Fran Cooper

Zoom 7-8:30 pm: Saving Graces Women’s Small Group
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. Childcare is available with advanced request. For more information, contact Joanna Blanks at or (804) 651-4126.
For women of all ages
Contact Joanna Blanks or Jennifer Anderson

Zoom 1st Mondays 6:30-7:30 pm: Prayer Shawl Ministry
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.

Zoom 7-8:30 am: Men’s Morning Small Group
Currently studying Why Does God Allow War by Martyn Lloyd-Jones 
For men of all ages
Contact Jim Schiele

Zoom 6:30-8 pm: Stages Small Group
Currently studying Me, Myself, and Lies, a video series by Jennifer Rothschild
For wives, mothers of young adults, & daughters of older parents
Contact Terri Clifton or Sandy Wingen

Zoom 7-8 pm:
Men’s “Fellaship” Small Group
Currently studying The Book of Philippians as elucidated by Jo Saxton
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 Boy Scouts, Youth, Good Samaritan Fund, Families of the Wounded, and others.
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!

You can also talk to Ralph Hollingsworth, Bill Chaffin, Jim or Jimma Attaway, Steve or Sara Jackson, Rick Wingen, Steve Astoria, Stacy Roberts, Rebecca Harmon, and Marion Bartels.

Dates for upcoming Emmaus and Chrysalis (rising 9th graders-college version of Emmaus) will be posted as they are scheduled.

Contact us at for more information!


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This group of seniors is an active and vibrant group centered on service, fellowship and fun! We assist with many mission projects at St. Mark’s including CARITAS, STOP Hunger Now, the Evergreen Elementary Mentoring program and many others. The Silver Streaks are often “on the go”—traveling to local sites of interest and overnight trips to plays and dinner theaters. You don’t have to have silver hair to join us!

Contact Dale Riggs
(804) 839-2669 or

The class consists of gentle muscle and joint moves, some walking and easy aerobic moves to music. Members are encouraged to work at their own speed and capability.
Contact Thelma Klich