Eight-Week Groups


Holy Listening

Group Leaders: Kathy Hill & Kelli Dossett
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Experience the flow of prayer through gentle yoga (chair yoga adaptable), ancient prayer practices and aromatherapy. Entering into a time of Holy listening, open yourself up to God’s presence in a holistic way.

Golf and God

Group Leaders: Tyler Greer & Dylan Fiedler
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Need to work on your swing? Come join us at the Turkey Creek driving range! You’ll have a chance to meet other golfers from FUMC for fellowship and a time of devotion. Fore!

Deal Me In!

Group Leaders: Dale & Leslie Aikens
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Calling all card players! Looking for a weekly game and a chance to meet new people? Come join us! This is open to card players of all skill levels. Shuffle on in!

Bible Study – Galatians

Group Leaders: Pat Johnson
Meeting Times:  Wednesdays @ 6:15 PM
Looking to go deeper this Fall? Come join us for a 8-week study in the book of Galatians. Discover your identity in Christ and the abundant grace of God. Let’s dig in together!

Writing Your Story

Group Leaders: Kathy Nuss & Donna Vee Scott
Meeting Times: Thursdays @ 1:00 PM
You have a story to share! Do you ever feel compelled to “someday” sit down and write out your story, only to have the busyness of life keep pushing that day off? Well you’re not alone! Come on down and let the words flow!

Dinner Out!

Group Leaders: Brenda Sales
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Enjoy eating out and finding new places to try? Me too! Come join us as we explore the fun hole-in-the-wall restaurants around the McPherson area.

Coffee & a Good Book

Group Leaders: Toni Ayers
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Why is it that books and warm beverages seem to go hand-in-hand? Come join us at the church for coffee and let’s chat about the awesome book we’re reading together!

Walk This Way

Group Leaders: Manelia Stephenson
Meeting Times: Mondays @ 8:00 AM
Do you love to walk, but need someone to go with? Do you wish you had a reason to get outside and be more active? Come walk with us! We’ve got some really wonderful parks and walking trails in McPherson. Let’s go for a walk!

FUMC 101

Group Leaders: Pastor Karen & Pastor Darren
Meeting Times: Wednesdays @ 6:15
So you’ve been attending FUMC for a while now, long enough to have some questions anyways! What do we believe about…? What is this SERVE mission I keep hearing about? Join Pastor Karen and Pastor Darren as they share about who we are as FUMC!

Furry Friends’ Fellowship

Group Leaders: Brad & Lori Klatt
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
Do you find yourself wishing your dog had friends too? Come join us at the McPherson Dog Park for some fun fellowship time with other dog owners and their pets. Fall is a great time to be outside! Give your dog some fellowship too!

Ongoing Groups


Rachel / Barbara’s Circle

Group Leaders: Glenda Sims
Meeting Times: 2nd Thursdays of the Month @ 6:30 PM
Looking to join a group with other women that have kids in school and understand the crazy stage of life you’re in right now? This circle is for you! We’re a group of women that like to make a difference in our community in a way that still fits our busy schedules! Come join us!

Deborah’s Circle

Group Leaders: Glenda Bayles
Meeting Times: 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ 9:15 AM
Are you looking for a traditional UMW Circle experience? Deborah’s Circle is the place for you! We do bible studies and we curate a UMW book list that you can check out right here at the church! Come join us as we grow our Circle together!

Lamplighters’ Circle

Group Leaders: Kathy Nuss & Barb Gale
Meeting Times: 3rd Mondays of the Month @ 7:00 PM
Looking to try some of the best desserts in town? Sorry guys! They’re for the women of the Lamplighters’ Circle! We meet monthly for a guest speaker and a program and for fellowship and dessert! Come give us (and our desserts) a try!

United Methodist Men

Group Leaders: Scott Reimer
Meeting Times: 1st Thursdays of the Month @ 6:00 PM
Guy time. It’s important! We need relationships with Christ-minded men that are looking to grow the same direction we are. If you’re looking to join a group of men that seek to spur each other on in Christ, this is the place for you!

Chancel Choir

Group Leaders: Becky Setser
Meeting Times: Wednesdays @ 5:45 PM
The Chancel Choir is one of the best ways to become active in the music ministries of FUMC. They sing for the 8:30 am service from August through May. Membership is open to all who have an interest in singing sacred church music and who have the desire to serve Christ through their musical abilities.

Handbell Choir

Group Leaders: TBD
Meeting Times: Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM
If you can count to 4 and love music, you can join the Handbell Choir! The Handbell Choir plays in worship services several time a year and is always looking for more musicians! Come make a joyful noise with us!

Young Families Book Study

Group Leaders: TBD
Meeting Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM
It’s always important to take time to work on your family! Especially when there’s free childcare! Come join us as we journey through “Total Family Makeover,” a book about family discipleship. This will be a 5-week group starting Sept. 19th and going through Oct. 17th.

Sew Group

Group Leaders: Manelia Stephenson
Meeting Times: Last Monday of the Month – 9:00 AM to Noon
Calling all sowers! Are you looking for a place to come and fellowship with others as you work on your projects? Then the Sew Group would be the perfect place for you! This group is open to sowers of all skill levels and would be a great place to learn some new tricks too!

Methodists on the Move

Group Leaders: TBD
Meeting Times: Various
Over 60 and still on the go! Methodists on the Move travels to various places and events throughout the year. If you’re looking to get out of town, this is the group for you! (Trip costs will vary with the distance and expense of the event.)

Silver Set Social

Group Leaders: Peggy Mills
Meeting Times: Various
Looking for a chance to get out of the house? The Silver Set Social plans events right here at FUMC for those in the nursing home, the home-bound and everyone in between!

Prayer Team

Group Leaders: Neisha Dahlstrom
Meeting Times: Thursdays @ 9:00 AM
“Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”– Phillppians 4:6
If you’d like to join others in regularly praying for our church members, leaders and the world, then the prayer team is the place for you!

Questions about any of the groups?

Contact Ben Wheeler, Director of Youth and Discipleship Ministries at ben.wheeler@mcphersonfumc.com or call the church office at 620-241-3626.