Elderberries- Always Welcomes New Faces
Elderberries is a group of adults 50 years of age and over, who usually meet on the 3rd Monday of the month for lunch at noon. The lunch food varies, but there is always a speaker or entertaining program after the meal. This group is cheerfully open to both Grove Church members and members of the community. New faces are always warmly welcomed! Please note that the group does not meet in January and February because of the possibility of inclement weather. [Read More about Elderberries]
Bible Study For Today’s World
The Bible Study for Today’s World adult Sunday school class studies the Bible and other topics using books or study guides. In the past we have studied things like: The Upside-Down Kingdom by Donald Kraybill, as well as world religions and other relevant Biblical literature. Check out more of the learning experiences that are available.
Come join us on Sundays, 9:30 – 10:30 AM in the Heck Library located on the first floor: turn right past Fellowship Hall. The library is on your right just past the Women’s Restroom. [Read More about Knowledge and the Word Opportunities]
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Calling all “knitters”, “crocheters” and “wannabes”! Come and learn or help someone learn! Make something to provide comfort to someone who is ill, or make a shawl for a newly baptized baby. This meaningful group is open to all ages. [Read More about Prayer Shawl Ministry.]
In the broadest sense of “outreach”, all of the work areas at Grove United Methodist Church strive to minister to its members and to the local and world community. Groups such as the Church & Society Committe and the Missions Work Team are just two groups that support a wide variety of outreach opportunities at Grove. [Read More about Outreach at Grove and Grove’s Tranformational Outreach Vision]
That which is, is far off, and deep, very deep; who can find it out? I turned my mind to know and to search out and to seek wisdom and the sum of things. — Ecclesiastes 7:24-25a
The Christian Perspectives on Contemporary Issues adult class studies complex current issues and seeks ways to respond and act on newly informed understanding. This multi-month series involves an invited guest speaker with expertise or experience in our area of interest to come share a brief presentation, followed by discussion driven by our questions. We encourage interested people to drop in for a single topic or for a series. [Read More]
Sunday School Volunteering
Grove has an active and growing Christian education program which offers Sunday School classes to our young people and adults at 9:30 AM. If you have interest in lending your insights and experience to one of Grove’s many classes on a volunteer basis, please contact Patti Klotz, Education Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stop Hunger Now Event
This worthwhile event coordinated with the non-profit Stop Hunger Now is attended by people of all ages and is one of the most memorable all-church outreach events held at Grove Church. With a multitude of tasks to be accomplished, your help will be readily welcomed. During our 2015 event we packaged 26,000 meals in just 2 hours. Considering joining the fun or read more about it on Grove’s Stop Hunger Now page!
Nursing Home Visitation Program
If you have a love of books or literature, poetry or prose, we have an activity for you! This program, sponsored by the Church and Society Committee, involves visiting shut-ins and the blind and reading aloud. Bring light and hope into someone’s life by volunteering for this worthwhile cause.