We have fellowship/service groups to coincide with the age and interests of everyone. Adults have several groups from which to choose, as well as three Circles of United Methodist Women, and youth groups for both middle and high school students.
To find out more about any of these groups, contact the church office.
We are a group of families with children under five years old. We try to meet every month to do a family-friendly activity like going to the zoo, bowling, or a BBQ at the home of a member.
We are a social group consisting of approximately 40 members beyond the age of 50. We meet. usually, the third Saturday of each month, September thru May. Activities range from table games through plays to events outside the city. We give service to the church in varied ways and enjoy building friendships. If you are interested, you’ll be welcome.
While we enjoy many social opportunities and fellowship, we are active in serving the church with several projects including: serving/providing lunches for the homeless and working-class poor at the Central UMC NOAH project, preparing dinner for S.O.S. guests, greeting at the Park Place door, providing funds for the rose given at each baptism, and volunteering individually at other church events as needed.
(Keep Serving and Keep Enjoying) We are a social group in the late 30’s to 50-ish age range, who enjoy couple oriented activities – game nights, plays, movies, concerts and anything involving food! We also serve the church through Focus:Hope, meal preparation for S.O.S., and decorating the church for the Christmas season. Most of our gatherings are the 2nd Saturday of the month.
Pacesetters are a “lively bunch” of seniors that enjoy having fun together. We have one work day each year for a church project. The rest of the time we attend plays, concerts, game nights at the church, or dine out at an interesting restaurant. Once a year we help with S.O.S. In August we served coffee after church. Each Sunday we greet guests who enter through the west door. We pay annual dues of $7 per person, that is used for a good cause around the church.
While this is not an official group of the church, this is an organization open to all seniors seeking broader friendships, interesting luncheon meetings and travel opportunities. Originated by this church in 1972, it has expanded to include persons of all faiths, with diverse interests, talents and activities. Annual membership is just $20, which supports the programs and operating expenses. We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, September through June. The first meeting is “sandwich day,” when you bring your own sandwich, salad, etc. Beverage and dessert is provided for $1. A hot lunch is served the third Wednesday for $7. Contact the office for reservation information.
Scrapping meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00—-9:30 p.m. in The Avenue, for new and experienced scrappers. Bring all the material you need for working on your pages.
Quilting Prayer Group
Nardin Park’s Quilting Prayer Group is made up of ladies of all ages, who love the needle arts. We are united in our desire to share our talents with others in our church family. Together, we work to create the Comfort Prayer Quilts that are given to members of our church. As we do our needle work, we say a prayer for the health of the person who will receive one of the quilts. The group meets on the first and third Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 PM, in the Multi-Purpose Room. This is an informal group, one that always welcomes new members.
United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women offers an opportunity to any woman to belong to a sisterhood, not only here at Nardin Park, but with over one million women across the nation. We grow spiritually and supportively through caring fellowship, learning and action. We seek ways to aid our church and community and are advocates for women and children.
You may participate through meetings, giving, and/or service as best and as often as possible. There is a place for any woman with any schedule.
Anchor Circle: 4th Tuesday, 10:00 am.
Torch/Ship Circle: 4th Tuesday. 11:00 a.m.
Evening Star Circle: 4th Monday 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Morning Women’s Study Group
An informal study for women of all ages, using books and video series. Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., often followed by a luncheon outing.
Saturday Morning Men’s Study Group
An informal study for men of all ages, using books and video series. Coffee accompanies the discussion. Saturdays, 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Youth Ministries – Common Ground
This fellowshp group meets from 6-8pm, on their designated Sundays: the 7-8th grade group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, and the 9-12th grade group meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. For times when there is a 5th Sunday of the month, both groups will meet for special fun events. Please check out the Youth Page for more information.