Growgroups at FUMC are what we call all of our “small group” ministries. Our goal is to have everyone involved in some type of group. We don’t expect you to be in more than one group a week, but we do expect you to be in a group. 

We offer the following types of growgroups.

Sermon-based groups

Groups of 10-12 disciples that covenant to go deep together through study, prayer, accountability and mission. Sermon-based groups discuss the sermon from the previous Sunday as well as alternating in other curriculum for the overall spiritual development of the participants.

Topical groups

Groups that meet at various times throughout the week. These groups cover a specific topic or curriculum. Examples of a topical growgroup would be Priscilla Shirer, Adam Hamilton or other approved material.

Sunday morning groups

Groups that meet Sunday mornings at our church at 9:40 a.m. (also known as Sunday school.)

sermon based & Topical


These groups meet throughout the week and cover specific topics.

  • Experiencing Joyful christian living in the chronicles of narnia (ALL)

    Wednesdays 6:15–7:30 pm (Room 125/127)

    Facilitator: Mike Bellah -

    Enter the magical land of Narnia where animals talk, children rule and joy and adventure meet on every page. In this study, you will read C.S. Lewis's popular children's stories, watch the major motion pictures based on them, and learn about life and faith of their author, Clive Staples Lewis.

  • the christ centered woman (WOMEN)

    Wednesdays 6:15—7:30 pm (Room 113)

    Facilitator: Jonna Gumfory -

    This study identifies barriers to balanced living and explores what the Bible teaches about placing Christ at the center of our lives to create the wholeness God desires for us.

  • Men’s League (MEN)

    Wednesdays 6:15 –7:30 pm  - (Offsite @ 1000 5th Avenue)

    Facilitators: Bryan Smith & Kyle Dudley or

    We are a brotherhood of warriors bound by prayer, accountability and action, defending God’s will as spiritual leaders in our family, church and community.

  • Alpha Through Omega (ALL)

    Wednesdays 6:15–7:30 pm (Library)

    Facilitators: Rick and Laura Reyher -

    Take a video journey with Ray Vander Laan through the Holy Land as we learn about the Hebraic roots of our Christian faith.  Watch the biblical message and stories come alive as we 'walk' where Jesus walked.


  • WHen God Doesn't fit it by laura story

    Mondays 6:00—7:30 pm (Room 222)

    Facilitator: Brenda Havens -  

    Lessons you never wanted to learn, Truths you can't live without

  • FRIDAY Noon Bible Study

    Fridays 11:30 AM - 1 PM (Room 113)

    11:30 a.m. – Brown Bag Lunch

    12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. – Bible Study

    Facilitator: Francie Pittman -

    Various curriculum and study material covering discipleship, biblical studies and spiritual formation.



    Juanelva Rose Circle This circle meets in homes (sometimes at the church) on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM for a light supper and program.

    Ruth Ann Brillhart Circle Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month in Room 224 of the church from 6:15 – 7:30.

    Irene Elder Circle These women meet in homes on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30 AM for refreshments and program.

    Francie Pittman Circle The Circle meets at 6:15pm in room 222 of the church on the second Wednesday each month.

    UMW Reading Program  This group meets in the library at FUMC at 9:30am on the 1st Thursday of the month to review various books as set by the national UMW Reading Program.

    The Vision

    United Methodist Women is turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth in the world


    Any woman who wants to belong to and participate in the global mission of the church through United Methodist Women and who commits herself to the PURPOSE can become a member of United Methodist Women.

  • David

    Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:30pm (Room 111)

    Facilitator: Karen Middleton

    This reading intensive group will have weekly scripture assignments to read including a Psalm. The group will come together weekly to discuss insights found in the Bible reading.

Sunday Morning


These groups are what would traditionally be called "Sunday School". They meet every Sunday morning at 10:10 AM, throughout the church.

  • J.O.Y. (Jesus first, Others second, Yourself last) 

    Room B17 (Basement) 

    Avg Age: 20’s - 40’s

    For More Info: Call Charlie Keys 806-731-2072

  • Life Search

    Room 221

    Avg Age: 30’s - 50’s (with children of all ages)

    For More Info: Call Linda Heard 806-655-0131

  • L.I.F.T. (Living In Faith Together)

    Room 222

    Avg Age: 22-35

    For More Info: Call Joe Barton 806-557-4627

  • Life’s Beginnings

    Room 224

    Avg Age: 30’s - 50’s

    For More Info: Call Brenda Havens 806-655-0519

  • Life & Marriage

    room b16 (Basement)

    Avg Age: Adults Married 1-10 Years

    For More Info: Contact James & Jessi Mitchell

  • Hopeful Explorers (Adult Special Needs)

    Room 228

    Avg Age: 18+

    For More Info: Call Laura Niemiec 806-656-0215

  • Alpha

    Room 229

    Avg Age: 30’s - 50’s

    For More Info: Call Brooke Barnes 806-290-2515

  • Journey

    Room 232

    Avg Age: 39 & holding

    For More Info: Call Charlie Munger 806-683-5218

  • Searchers

    Room 125/127

    Avg Age: Adult

    For More Info: Call Laura Smith 806-672-9484

  • Crusaders

    Room 121/123

    Avg Age: 60-90 (Young at Heart)

    For More Info: Call Preston Tirey 806-558-2041

  • Pathfinders

    Room 113

    Avg Age: 60+

    For More Info: Call Pam Pandolfi 806-655-7903

  • Abundant Life

    Room 111

    Avg Age: 35-80 (Young at Heart)

    For More Info: Call Janice Cranmer 806-655-7033

  • G.I.F.T. (Growing in Faith Together)

    Room 227

    Avg Age: 50's +

    For More Info: Contact Ed and Nola Hopkins