Social & Fellowship Groups

Beyond Sunday: For Adults

Deepen Your Connection Throughout the Week

Various social, fellowship, and study groups for adults meet on a weekly or monthly basis. Find our list of adult small groups by category below. Many groups meet weekly or monthly and primarily throughout the week.

Discussion & Study Groups
On Eagles’ Wings
Contact: Charles and Tammy Lansden
Location: Online
Meetings: Tuesdays, 7-8pm
Small intergenerational group meets for discussion
Open Doors
Contact: Linda Linfors, Teresa Hymes
Location: Online
Meetings: Mondays, 6:30pm
The Open Doors Team believes God’s love for the world is an active and engaged love, a love seeking justice and liberty. We cannot just be observers. This approach encourages us to welcome, support and affirm all persons. Our faith helps us think and act out a culturally humble mindset. We strive to apply our faith by living out our baptismal vows to resist evil, injustice and oppression.
Centering With Christ
Contact: Pam Smith
Location: Online
Meetings: Thursdays, 9:15-10:15am
Weekly devotion and prayer group for women utilizing the Upper Room daily devotional guide.
Fellowship, Social & Sports Groups
Water Color Class
Contact: Shelby Hill,  Judith Hill, Martha Robinson
Location: Holy Grounds / Rooms 8 and 9
Meetings: Mondays, 1-3pm
Learn and practice water color techniques in a relaxed atmosphere.
Gentle Yoga
Contact: Trish Baker
Location: Fireside Room
Meetings: Thursdays, 6-7pm
Weekly gentle yoga class for all ages
Men’s Golf Group
Contact: Jack Rogers, Alan Alsop
Location: Local golf courses, varies
Meetings: Thursdays (morning tee times vary)
Met meet for breakfast and 18-holes of golf weather permitting
Missions & Ministry Groups
Charlotte Men’s Shelter Ministry
Contact: Pam Theesfeld
Location: Church (Prep) / Charlotte Men’s Shelter (Serving)
Meetings: Second Mondays
Prepares donated food and desserts second Monday of each month.
Communion Ministry
Contact: Kenny Walker
Location: St. Stephen UMC
Meetings: Monthly, typically first Sunday of each month
Endowment Committee
Contact: Bob Evans, Steve Morris
Location: Varies
Meetings: Varies, quarterly
Coordinates gifts and bequests to church
Discipleship Programs
GPS (Gifts, Passion, Style)
Contact: Kathy Weaver
Meetings: Varies, 1-2 times per year
A unique program of SSUMC which helps people discover their God-given spiritual gifts, personal style, and passion and then assists in connecting them to areas of service.
Contact: Kathy Weaver
Meetings: Varies, yearly typically during youth retreat
A unique program of SSUMC which helps youth discover their God-given spiritual gifts, personal style, and passions.

More Adult Programs

Explore other program and ministry offerings for adults.