And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.  

Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us

encourage one another -- and all the more as you see the Day approaching. 

Hebrews 10: 24-25 (NIV)


There are about 50 small groups that meet regularly at Community UMC. Some of these groups have continued to meet online throughout the past few months. There are groups for all ages, including Bible study, Sunday School, music (vocal and instrumental), special interests, service and missions. 

SMALL GROUPS MEETING ONLINE

Adult Sunday School Classes (10 AM)

BUILDERS

Contact Pam Gregorzvik, 757-472-4811

 

SEEKERS

A discussion-oriented group with a variety of teachers and study material.    

Contact Sandi Granger, 757634-6498

 

FELLOWSHIP

Contact Maxine Rice, 757-748-8404

 

SUSANNA WESLEY

Bible study with lots of class discussion, for couples and singles of all ages. 

Contact Alice Konchuba, 757-404-7319

 

JOHN WESLEY

Contact: Sue Elliker, 757-467-5870

 

FRIENDSHIP

Contact Frank Kleen, 757-473-0765

 

CHARLES WESLEY

Contact Barbara Preston, 757-471-3539

 

ACTS

Contact J.P. Forehand, 757-641-3124

 

AGAPE

** Class for adults with mental challenges

Contact Janice Preston, 757-403-0063


S.W.E.A.T

Bible study and serving the local community, 

Contact Kenny Walker 757-651-9923


Bible Studies

Men's Bible Study

Weekly Bible study for Men

Monday 7:00 a.m. 

contact Kevin Keith, 757-450-8123


Wenger Bible Study 

Weekly exegetical study of the scriptures

Monday 10 a.m. 

contact Barbara Preston, 757-471-3539


Wesleyan Small Group 

Discipleship and accountability in classic Methodist fashion

Sunday, 7 p.m.

contact Jim Henderson 757-477-9876


Wesley Small Group 

Discipleship and accountability in classic Methodist fashion

Wednesday 7:30 p.m.

contact C.G. Miller, 757-675-9001


Women's Faith Focus 

Weekly Bible study, utilizing Christian books, videos, 

prayer and facilitator led discussions. 

Tuesday 9:45 a.m.

contact Sandi Granger, 757-634-6498


Women at the Well

Home group study of the scriptures and reflection of the faith

Thursday 7 p.m. 

contact Jackie Stein, 757-377-0545

Fellowship and Service

S.W.E.A.T

Bible study and service to the local community; young and active adults


United Methodist Women

(click HERE to learn about UMW Circles at Community UMC)


United Methodist Men

(click HERE to learn about UMM)


Music and Worship

ADULT CHOIR

Contact Mary Letson, 757-581-7250

 

MODERN WORSHIP TEAM

Contact Cody Froelich, 757-995-3456

 

MEN’S CHOIR

Contact John Elliker, 757-575-1683

 

WOMEN IN SONG

Contact Mary Letson, 757-581-7250

 

YOUTH CHOIR (Grades 6-12)

Contact Mary Letson, 757-581-7250

 

CHARLES WESLEY CHOIR (Grades 2-5)

Contact Jenn Harrison, 757-741-3907

 

CHERUB CHOIR (Ages 4yrs – 1st Grade)

Contact Julie Kissell, 757-404-1783

 

DAN LOVELACE MEMORIAL HANDBELL CHOIR

Contact Donna Writesel, 757-679-6320

 

JOYFUL NOISE RINGERS

Contact Donna Writesel, 757-679-6320

 

ORCHESTRA

Contact Mary Letson, 757-581-7250  

Special Interest

Book Nook

Book club

4th Saturday, 10:30 a.m. 

Contact Teri Dolsak, 757-471-2823


Community Knitting Hearts

Knitters providing fellowship and support for care and missions

1st and 3rd Mondays, 7 pm  

Contact Marilyn Draughon, 757-366-0051


Food, Fun, and Fellowship

eating out and Christian fellowship;

4 groups with various times, days and locations

Contact Debi Lupton, 757-641-2221,                         

Margaret Knight, 757-424-3326, 

or Maxine Rice, 757-748-8404   


Yesterday's Youth 

a social gathering of board game lovers

Thursday, 11 a.m.

Contact Marion Wall, 757-667-1385



Children and Youth

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

Infant to Grade 5

Coordinator, Miranda Dowlin


NURSERY

Infant to Age 3

SUNDAYS @ 9AM to 12:15PM


CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

4yrs – Grade 5

SUNDAYS @ 10AM

 

SPARKS

Children’s Program

SUNDAYS @ 10AM

  

YOUTH MINISTRY

6th Grade – Age 18

Coordinator, Andrea Jenkins, 757-949-4854


YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL

SUNDAYS @ 10am

 

YOUTH GROUP

SUNDAYS @ 6PM

(and other times as scheduled) 

Ministry Groups

CHURCH LEADERSHIP TEAM

Oversees church administrative decision-making - Meets as Needed

Contact Person: Melissa Dozier, 757-268-4550

 

BEREAVEMENT TEAM

Assist with funeral receptions and Family Comfort

Meets as Needed

Contact Person: Nancy Esber, 757-334-7048

 

CHILDREN CLOTHES CLOSET

Gathers, organizes and distributes children’s clothing

WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS @ 10AM

Contact Person: Ginger Jamieson, 757-737-1378

 

STEPHEN MINISTRY

Specially trained group of lay caregivers through listening

2nd WEDNESDAYS @ 6:30PM RM PARLOR

Contact Person: Sue Elliker, 757-467-5870

 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Specially trained group of lay community service workers

Meets as needed

Contact Person: Kevin Griffin, 757-729-1983

 

SCHOOLWORK SUPPORT

Tutoring at the Housing Resource Center

Meets as needed

Contact Person: Ralph Volk, 703-625-2752

 

FOOD PANTRY

Gathers and distributes groceries to those in need

Meets as needed

Contact Person: Mary McConathy, 757-748-4607

 

APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT

Summer Mission Trip for Youth

Contact Person: Bill Fletcher, 757-376-0862


RISE AGAINST HUNGER

Meal packing ministry to send food to the developing world

Contact Person: Anna Crowder, 757-575-8611

 

WORSHIP SUPPORT TEAM

Assisting with Sunday morning worship

Contact Person: David Collins, 757-434-9393,

Ryan Harrison, 757-287-5089, Andrea Jenkins 757-949-4854