Small Groups

We believe that small groups offer a place for each of us to learn and share. They’re also a great way to connect with others in the church through study, conversation and service. We want our groups to be a safe place for people to explore and nurture their faith.

Daring Faith Groups

Join us for the Lent All-Church Study, Daring Faith. The following new 6-week Small Groups will begin meeting the week of March 10th.

Group Type Day/Time Location
Mixed Adults Sunday, 9 - 10:30 a.m. Church
Women Sunday, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Church
Couples with Kids Sunday, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Church
Parents of Youth Tuesday, 6 - 7:00 p.m. Church
Mixed Adults Thursday, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Church
If you are interested in joining a small group for our Daring Faith Lent study, please click here to fill out a brief form regarding your interest.

COMING THis Spring

Troubled Minds - Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission

This 10-week study is open to anyone who is interested in looking at mental illness through the Spirit and Scripture. By exploring the church’s responsibility surrounding issues of mental health, we will find ways to better support each other, our church and our community.  The book, Troubled Minds - Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission by Amy Simpson and its companion Bible study will serve as introductory source materia=


Disciple BIble Study

Disciple I
Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study - begins February 17th
A 12-week comprehensive study of the New Testament. Daily reading and weekly classes engage participants in the guidance and wisdom that studying the Bible offers.

 

Open Groups - ALL ARE INVITED

Groups will return to their regular studies after Easter.

Adult Sunday School
9:00 - 10:00 a.m
. - Adult Sunday school

  • Daring Faith, Rooms 1 & 2

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Two adult Sunday school classes meet during the 10:30 a.m. worship hour.

  • Daring Faith, Room B

  • Daring Faith, Room 3

Sunday Morning Men’s Group
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

All men are welcome to be a part of this group which meets in the church library, located in the Fellowship Hall building. Stop by and meet the guys and join the conversation based on Daring Faith.

Sunday Evening Small Group
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Daring Faith
Weekly potluck dinner and discussion.

Sunday Evening Bible Study
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Daring Faith

Monday Evening Women's Group
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Fellowship, and conversation based on Daring Faith

Wednesday Evening Women’s Group
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Daring Faith

Wednesday Evening Men's Group
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
All men are invited for weekly Bible study and fellowship. The group is currently studying Daring Faith and meets at a home in North Valencia.

Thursday Morning Men’s Bible Study
6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

All men are welcome for weekly Bible study and discussion on Thursday mornings in Rooms 1 & 2 on the VUMC campus.

Thursday Morning Women's Small Group
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Daring Faith

Join this group of ladies for study, conversation, support, and prayer.

Thursday Evening Adult Bible Study
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

This group is currently studying Daring Faith, and meets at a home in Val Verde. It is open to all.

Friday Morning Women’s Small Group
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Daring Faith

Prayer and Share
An on-going prayer and study group for women. Prayer and Share meets on Thursday mornings, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., twice a month in the church library.

Quick Links

Small Group Covenant

Leadership

For more information about Small Groups, including topics of study and ways to connect, click to contact Michelle Andrews, Director of Discipleship and Care.

Other Group Meetings

Centering Prayer
Sunday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Mar. 24, Apr. 7
Saturday, Apr. 20 - time and place TBD

All are welcome to join us for the spiritual practice of centering prayer. For more information, and to be added to the email list for future sessions, contact Beverly Silsbee at silsbee@sbcglobal.net.

Faith-Based Yoga
Thursday, 6 - 7:00 p.m. (3/7 - 3/28)
Friday, 10 - 11:00 a.m.
All are welcome to an hour of faith-based yoga. No experience is necessary. The sessions include prayer, praise music, gentle twists, stretches, breath work, and guided meditation.
For more information, contact Audra, audraj13@yahoo.com.

Revelation Fitness
Thursday, 8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Revelation Fitness SCV is a faith-filled fitness class for all ages, abilities and levels of fitness. Each class begins with a Bible verse and focus. The fitness time includes cardio and strength exercises, and stretching to worship music. Through this ministry we strive to love God, get healthy, be whole, and love others. This class meets in our Fellowship Hall. For more information, contact Jamie, jaimeallen6@me.com.

Grief Support
An 8-week study of grief and the process of dealing with it is offered several times a year. The group is open to anyone who is grieving any kind of loss, or anyone interested in learning about it.

Mom2Mom
Tuesday mornings, twice per month
9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

This group offers Christian-based support and encouragement to women in the challenging season of life called motherhood. Enjoy Biblically-based teaching and supportive and encouraging small groups conversation.
Click here for more information and to register.