“But we must grow up in every way unto him who is the head, into Christ.”
Ephesians 1:4-16

Together we grow in the knowledge of Christ, together we grow as we come into deeper relationship with him, together we sow the seeds for others to discover Christ in their own lives.


G.P.S. Bible Study Class
Meet others and explore the Bible during this 9:30 AM study that is open to all levels along the Path to Growth. Class meets in the west room of the Fellowship Hall every Sunday.


Journey Bible Study Class

This discussion based class looks at many topics from Biblical issues in adult life to our culture and how our faith fits into our world. Curriculum is based on group decisions. Class begins at 9:30 AM in room 204 of the Education Building on Sunday mornings.



The Pathfinders mission statement is: Connecting people together in small groups by Offering Christ with a genuine LUVing heart (that heart Listens, Understands, and Values) while Growing in Faith through study and prayer, ministering to and Serving Others in the name of Jesus Christ.




MASH’S (Mainstreamed Adults Sharing Hope) mission is to encourage and support developmentally disabled adults, to meet and socialize with their peers, to experience the enjoyment of friendship, fun and social events. Emphasis is placed on developmentally disabled adults who wish to expand beyond their home and be part of the community. Potential new members are encouraged to contact Denice Bannister at


Soul Sisters

Women of all ages meet in the Glasgow room of the Sanctuary building  for
meaningful discussions, to form long lasting friendships and connect with other women.


Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers go through extensive training to provide confidential person-to-person care giving and support during a crisis. Their mission is to reach out to people in the congregation who are in need. The mission of the ministry is to love people as Jesus loves us. Leader: Karen Wubbenhorst 727-375-1098.


United Methodist Men


This intergenerational group of men gather the second Saturday of the month at
7:30 am to begin their day with spiritual focus. The UMM participates in other acts of service and cooperates closely with the Boy Scouts. For more information on UMM visit their website. Meets the second Saturday of every month from 7:30 AM till 9 AM in Fellowship Hall. 

united methodist women

United Methodist Women
This mission oriented group of women provides spiritual growth, fellowship and education by Offering Christ, Growing in Faith and Serving Others.

Sarah Circle focuses on short term studies about current topics. The group is comprised of women who work and cannot meet during the week. They meet the second Thursday at 7:00 PM.

Mary Martha Circle enjoys fellowship and a variety of programs and is supportive of many local and conference missions. They meet the third Tuesday at 9:30 AM.


Walk to Emmaus 
This retreat is designed to inspire, challenge and equip church members for Christian action in their homes, churches, workplace and communities. The three day event brings you to a new level of openness and commitment to Christ. It is held in the Fall and Spring in Brandon, Florida. For information stop by the Welcome Center or contact Margie Marks at 727-786-0005.