Small Groups …ways to “be filled”
Faith Lessons: Adult Small Group Bible Study Sundays 9:40 a.m. Contact: Kendel Marrou at email@example.com.
Life Together: Adult Devotion Bible Study 11:00a.m. Contact: Shannon Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Missions and Muffins: A group of women dedicated to serving the community through mission work. Meetings are at the church, second Thursday of each month (Sept-May) at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Laura McFall at email@example.com.
Ladies Tuesday Morning Study: Tuesdays, at 9:45 a.m. Contact Linda Sickles at firstname.lastname@example.org or Betsy Tucker at email@example.com.
Cool Christian Dudes: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Gruene Men of all ages and backgrounds gather to reflect on the weeks message. Contact: Steve Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Huddle: The men of Gruene gather for fellowship, food and to thank the Lord for their blessings the second Wednesday of each month at a local restaurant. Contact: Terry McCaffrey at 830-837-0026.
Motherload: Wednesdays at 7 p.m. A ministry for Moms with children of all ages. We meet for bible study once a week and monthly for fellowship , play dates , and family events. Contact: Jennifer Weatherton at email@example.com.
Beth Moore Bible Studies: Usually offered twice a year on Tuesday evenings at the church. Contact: Nunzy Alves at 830.237.3742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emmaus: If you’ve been on an Emmaus Walk or want information on how to go on one, we are the people to see! Same with Chrysalis and Kairos. Contact: Richard Roy at email@example.com and Jamey Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Peace University (FPU) : Dave Ramsey’s principals of living debt free. Contact: email@example.com.
Adult Confirmation: Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 p.m. This is for any adult who wants to know more about what we as Christians believe and what the United Methodist Church believes in relation to other denominations. Contact: Pastor Dan Harrington at Dan@grueneumc.org.
Disciple I & II: Bible study meets August – May. Contact: Pastor Brock Gillman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Recovery: For hurts, habits or hang ups. Sunday evenings starting Feb. 12th. Contact: Pastor Brock Gillman at email@example.com.
Holy Yoga: Tuesdays 7p.m. Contact: Beth Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Volleyball Ministry: Open night of co-ed volleyball with childcare provided. Thurs at 6:30-8:30pm in the ‘Gymtuary. Contact: Crissy Dove at email@example.com.
Basketball Ministry: We circle up and pray, then we play! Mon., 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Tues. 5-6:30 pm, Sat. morning 8:30 -11:30 am. Contact: Mike Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upward Basketball: Practices and games are held in the gym. Registration starts in December. Contact: Mike Lawson at email@example.com.
Outreach Ministries…ways to serve and “be filled”
Church by the River: A ministry for people without homes and others in need. We worship and provide food and clothing assistance at the I35 boat ramp the last Saturday of each month. Contact: Pastor Brock Gillman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Promise: We provide shelter, food and fellowship four times a year to families that are struggling to stay together in the face of extreme financial hardship. Contacts: Jesse Franklin at 210-323-2949 or email@example.com.
Steve’s Pantry We serve the community by serving food through the Emergency Food Bag Ministry, SOS Food Bank participation, and the Backpack Ministry. Contacts: Stephanie Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Be The Church: Several times a year we leave the building to serve the community in various ways. Do you have ideas for ways we can serve? Would you like to participate? Join us! Contact Pastor Brock Gillman at email@example.com.
Stephen Ministries: Stephen Ministers are trained lay people that provide one-on-one support to anyone going through a difficult time – good or bad. Grief, illness, a new child, a promotion, divorce, job loss, anything that life throws at you. If you are interested in becoming a Stephen Minister or in receiving care from one of the trained ministers, contact: Pastor Brock Gillman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospitality Team: Meet and greet all who come through our doors by serving refreshments on Sunday mornings. Contacts: Mike Lawson at email@example.com.
Media Ministry: Our main purpose is to share all that God is doing through and with Gruene via graphics, video & web. Contact: Whitney Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nursery Ministries: We provide professional nursery care on Sunday mornings and at most church events. Volunteers are welcome and needed! Contact: Nursery Director, Brandi Carnes at email@example.com
Sunday Morning Servant Team: We make sure everyone who walks in to worship feels welcomed and loved through serving as ushers, greeters and communion servers. Contact: Kate Giddeon at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Office Angels: Meet Friday mornings at 9:30 am to help fold Sunday Bulletins. Also assist with filing, basic computer data entry, answering phones, and other special administrative projects. Contact: Nadia Hoffman at email@example.com.
Youth Ministries: We are blessed at GUMC to have a great group of youth. There are small groups throughout the week and we all gather on Sundays at 5:32 for food, fun, fellowship and Jesus! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children and Family Ministries: We love our kids at GUMC! Kid’s Church, Princess Ball, Back to School, Pumpkin Patch, the Helicopter Easter Egg Drop and many other events are coordinated by the Children’s Ministry Team at Gruene. Come join in! Contact: Amy Howell at email@example.com.
BBQ Ministry: Serving the church and community by cooking meat on a grill! A passion for serving and hanging out with fun people are all that’s required. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Care Team: Provides meals, cards and general support for people going through difficulty. They also provide food for funeral receptions at the church. Contacts: Ann Burnett at email@example.com.