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We want to walk beside you as you find your fit with a group that will build your faith and your network of friends. Contact Deb Benigni, Galilee’s volunteer Small Groups coordinator, for information about joining a group or forming a new one: growcoordinator@galileeumc.org

Current Small Group Options

Please check back frequently for any new groups that we might be launching!

Women’s Bible Study – Monday Evening

The Monday night group meets on Zoom every Monday at 6:30pm (except the first Monday of the month, when we meet at Church at 5:30 to fill bins for Backpack Buddies and do fellowship). Contact Mary Ann Myers to connect.

 

The current study is Seamless: Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story by Angie Smith. These six sessions so goes thru 2/28 and we will start new study March 14. Drop-ins are welcome — each session has a stand-alone message.

 
For further information and connection links, please email info@galileeumc.org. Mondays at 6:30pm

Tuesday Virtual Small Group

The Tuesday Night Zoom! Virtual Small Group has had so many friends pop in since we started during Covid and we’d love to have you join us, too.

We start a new study on January 4 called Common Ground: Loving Others Despite Our Differences by Amberly Neese. 

Email grow.coordinator@galileeumc.org to join the group or for more information. We welcome participants from anywhere and from any background.

Wednesday Women's Bible Study

The Wednesday Women’s Group starts The Walk by Adam Hamilton on Wednesday, January 12.  It is a 6 week study.

The group meets in person in the church on Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am. To join the group or for any other questions, contact Emilie.

Men’s Group – Thursday Morning “Son-Rise”

Men’s Group – Thursday Morning “Son-Rise” meetings on Thursday morning virtually at 6:30am. For information and links to access this group, please email tim.frank@galileeumc.org. 
 
The Son-Rise Group is studying Jesus’s Plan for a New World – The Sermon on the Mount by Richard Rohr.
 
Facilitated by Dave LeRoy and Seth Campbell. Thursdays at 6:30am via Zoom

Sister's In Christ

Sisters in Christ (Thursday morning womens’ Bible study) will be meeting via Zoom the first and third Thursday mornings  of each month  from January 6 through  March 17 from 10.00 am to 11:30 am.  The book we are using is Surrendered, Letting Go and Living Like Jesus by Barb Roose.  It is a six week study.  We welcome new members. 
 
Led by Marcia Martin. Contact info@galileeumc.org for information about joining.  Thursday mornings (first and third of the month).

“No Prep Required” Thursday Nights

No prep is required for this virtual small group meeting on Thursday nights starting at 7pm. Discussions are centered on short video segments.

This group is on hiatus until January. New book info coming soon!

  • Facilitated by lay leader Chris Richter
  • Thursdays, 7:00pm via Zoom
  • Zoom ID: 874 5871 4954

For further information and password to this small group, please email lay.leader@galileeumc.org

Galilee Book Club

The Galilee Book Club isn’t a group reading Christian books, we’re a group of Christians reading books. We choose one title a month and meet for a potluck dinner and discussion at 5:30pm on the fourth Sunday of the month. Led by Chris Smith, Mario Brathwaite and Jen Shah. 
 
Our next book is Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, which we will discuss at Galilee on Sunday, Jan 23  @ 5:00pm.
 
Contact Chris Smith at chris.smith@galileeumc.org for information and to join.
 

Prime Timers

Currently on hiatus, but usually Wednesdays 11:30am – 1:30pm  in the Multi-Purpose Room.

Prime Timers is a fellowship and Bible study group that meets throughout the year. We’re on hold at the moment because of the pandemic. We look forward to meeting for lunch at 11:30am, followed by discussion. We also team up up with Backpack Buddies to sort and pack food and have enacted a monthly card ministry for shut-ins, among other service projects.

For more information see Ferd Wagner or David or Laura Leroy or email the church office, info@galileeumc.org.

A video update from Deb Benigni, volunteer Grow Coordinator for Galilee’s small groups:

Like to learn more?

Some Galilee groups and events require registration. Find current information and links in our Small Groups directory.

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