At Good Shepherd, we want you to KNOW Christ, GROW in the study of His Word, and GO make disciples. We believe that life-changing growth happens when smaller communities work together towards the common purpose of becoming more like Christ through their study and their actions. Through Study Groups, Small Groups, Men’s and Women’s Ministries, Classic Adults, and Support ministries we believe that we can come together to develop disciples of Jesus Christ.
Adult Ministry Staff
Missy Owles (Director), firstname.lastname@example.org
On-Campus Sunday AM LifeGroups
Laying a strong Biblical foundation for living is the goal of Good Shepherd LifeGroups. Although the classes present a variety of topics and styles, they share the common purpose of helping adults become stronger disciples of Christ. These groups meet at 9:15 and 10:45am every Sunday. For a listing of LifeGroups, CLICK HERE.
Off-Campus Life Groups
Gatherings of 8-12 adults away from church classrooms offer individuals and couples the chance to connect more deeply. These groups are generally, but not always, comprised of people in similar stages of life or faith development. They also offer an alternative to Sunday morning LifeGroups if you serve in children, youth, adult, worship, or media ministries on Sundays. Contact Missy Owles, email@example.com for assistance with plugging into a group that suits you or starting your own!
Throughout the year, Bible studies are offered on weekdays for both men and women. Topics include in-depth surveys of individual books of the Bible, and books written about specific study styles and subjects. For a complete listing of Bible studies, CLICK HERE.
Hot Topics are classes designed for those who want to engage more in-depth on a particular topic. These study groups meet on Sundays from 4:30-6:30pm. CLICK HERE for a listing of current and upcoming sessions.
United Methodist Men (UMM) offers the chance for brothers in the faith to gather together for Bible study, discussion, fellowship, and service. To learn more about the Men's Ministry, CLICK HERE.
Women of all ages can experience the Christian community that comes when they gather in real, open, authentic ways. Nurturing the hearts, minds, and souls of women while they develop lasting friendships is the goal of the Women’s Ministry. To learn more about the Women's Ministry, CLICK HERE.
Alzheimer's Support Group
Having a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be difficult emotionally, physically, and spiritually. You are welcome to find strength and comfort in the company of friends who have experienced it before or who are going through it now. Caregivers and family are welcome as we share with, and learn from each other regarding the Alzheimer’s journey. This group meets the first Tuesday monthly from 7-8pm. To register to attend, CLICK HERE.
Walk to Emmaus
Luke 24:12-35 tells the story of the risen Christ meeting two disciples on the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus. The walk to Emmaus is a spiritual walk, rather than a physical one, based on the Luke passage. It is a 72-hour experience, from Thursday night until Sunday evening. Men and women attend separate walks. The weekend will be spent in song, prayer, worship, and discussion. To encounter the Grace of God on a walk with the living Jesus, contact Noreen at firstname.lastname@example.org.