Our vision statement leads us to continually seek spiritual growth and fellowship:
"To Make Disciples Of Jesus Christ For The Transformation Of The World,
So That No One Misses Out On The Grace Of God."
Through Adult Sunday School, Wednesday Night Ignite classes, and Children's Ministry opportunities, we have a class for you, no matter where you are in your walk with God!
Open Door Sunday School Class, Room 108
Leader: Dennis Marchant
Study: Based off current Sermon series
Cornerstone Sunday School Class, Room 109
Leaders: Debbie MarLenna & Sandra Cotton
Shook Seekers Sunday School Class, Room 132
Leaders: Kay Wright & Jim Cyphers
Good News Sunday School Class, Room 136
Leaders: Ed & Denise Carbaugh
Encouragers Sunday School Class, Room 112
Leaders: Dale Harrell & Robin Comfort
Friendship Sunday School Class, Room 110
Leaders: Maxine Earley & Frances Garner
Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class, Room 111
Leader: Laura Jane Wright
Soncatchers Sunday school Class, Room 109 *at 11am
*All classes meet at 9:45 to 10:45am, with the exception of Soncatchers, which meets at 11am.
Wednesday Night "Ignite" Classes (6:45pm-8pm)
Balancing Acts, Room 108
Leader: Kristina Stephens
Study: Discuss Scriptures, topics, and prayers to help support middle-aged parents with parenting, work, life, and faith
Before You Go, Room 109 (Begins September 19th)
Leader: Pastor Amanda
Study: We fill our calendar with plans for today, tomorrow, and even next year. But are you intentional in how you spend your time and the decisions you make? If you or a loved one was diagnosed with a life ending condition what would you want your final months, weeks, and days to look like? Before You Go is a five week class led by Pastor Amanda that will focus on how we can make better decisions so that we can live intentionally in the final season of life.
Topics by Week:
The Bucket List – We are all dying and have hopes for our life; what are some things you want to do before you go?
We are all dying and have hopes for our life; what are some things you want to do before you go?
What Matters Most? – What brings joy to your life? What things are most important to your quality of life.
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – What are your guiding principles for making decisions? Who will make decisions for you when you can’t?
What Say Ye? – Communicating your wishes with friends, family, and your medical team.
Now What? – Putting it all together.
GriefShare, Room 119 (Begins October 3rd)
Leader: Dawn Winchester
Study: This support group is for help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. This program is nondenominational and features biblical concepts for healing from your grief. Register online.
Uncomfortable, Room 112
Leader: Pastor Tim and Pastor Jessica
Study: This study is a call to embrace the uncomfortable aspects of Christian community, whether that means believing difficult truths, pursuing difficult holiness, or loving difficult people - all for the sake of the gospel, God's glory, and our joy.
United Methodist Men’s Bible Study, Room 136 (Begins September 12th)
Leader: Bill Zagrocki
Study: Book of Revelation
Monday Bible Study, Room 136, 12:15pm
Leader: Donna Geiger
"Invitation to Genesis" September- November 19, 2018
"Invitation to the New Testament", January 28- April 1, 2019
Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study, Room 136, 9:30 - 11:00am
Leader: Angie McMillan
Nursery Coordinator: Amber Walker
When church activities are offered, nursery care is provided for children who have parents participating in the scheduled activity. If there are questions regarding the nursery schedule, please contact the church office at (757)482-1049.
· Wednesday 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
· Thursday - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
· These times are subject to change as different events and studies are added/ ended.
The Nursery is open from 8:00am until Noon on Sundays
* Hours may be extended for special events.
Children's Sunday Classes
9:45 AM -
· Preschool 3 and 4-year-olds - Room 128
· Kindergarten- Room 124
· First Grade - Room 125
· Second Grade - Room 130
· Third Grade - Room 126
· Fourth & Fifth Grades - Room 129
11:00 AM - Sunday School Class
4th & 5th Grade - Room 106
Children attend attend worship with their family (prior to Sunday School).
After "Children's Moment" during worship, children will walk to class with their Sunday School teachers.
Wednesday Evening Children's Classes
K - 2nd Grade Fellowship-
· 6:45 p.m. - 8p.m. in Rm. 106
3rd - 5th Grade Fellowship–
· 6:45 p.m. - 8p.m. in Rm. 108
Kid Zone (Nursery) Children ages 0-3 years old
Leader: Amber Walker
· Nursery care available at 6:30pm-8:00pm
Contact Teresa Woodworth with questions at email@example.com.
Wednesdays ("That Wednesday Night Thang")
"TWT" meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:45pm-8pm in the Youth Room, Room 104/105. All 6th-12th graders are welcome to join with us in an opportunity to grow and learn in Jesus!
Our Middle School Breakfast & Devotional is held on Friday mornings (7:30am-8:15am)
at GBUMC. Youth Director, Jackson Sanderlin, can assist in walking students over to Great Bridge Middle School.
If your student goes to a different middle school they will need to be picked up and given a ride.
Worship is an important part of spiritual growth. Our youth will attend the Contemporary Worship Service together from 9:30am-10:30am each Sunday. Following, we'll head over to Sunday School from 11am-12pm in the Youth Room, Room 104/105. Here, we will discuss relevant topics about God and life.
Contact Jackson Sanderlin at firstname.lastname@example.org for any Youth Ministry related questions.