Connecting Faith With Real Life

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, Small Groups, Children's Ministry and Youth opportunities, we have a class for you, no matter where you are in your walk with God!

Adult Sunday School Offerings

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.

Learn more about each class!

Wednesday "Ignite" Classes & Adult Weekly Studies

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

GriefShare, Room 119

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.

United Methodist Men’s Bible Study, Room 136

Leader: Bill Zagrocki

Study: Book of Revelation


Weekday Studies:

Monday Bible Study, Room 136, 12:15pm

Leader: Donna Geiger

"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 for Newborns to Age 2

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.

Weekday Schedule

·      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. 

On Sundays:

The Nursery is open from 8:00am until Noon on Sundays

* Hours may be extended for special events.

Children's Ministries (Pre-K through 5th Grade)

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 teresawoodworth@greatbridgeumc.com.

Student & Youth Ministries (6th-12th Grade)

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!

Friday Mornings:

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 jacksonsanderlin@greatbridgeumc.com for any Youth Ministry related questions. 

Take a look at our Better Together Small Group offerings as an alternative option! Our Better Together Small Groups meet throughout the week at various times and locations. Let's connect in faith and do life together!