Intentional Faith Development (Adult Education)

Weekly Groups:

Java & Jesus—Sundays at 11 am
Using the scriptures from Sunday’s worship service, we dive deeper into them and discuss applications to our Christian lives. No preparation is needed. So come meet fellow parishioners and take part in the discussion. We meet in Room 8 in the basement at 11 am after worship.
Contact: Jo Quandt 330-714-6303
Wired Word—Sundays at 11 am
The Wired Word discusses big questions and scripture related to a current event each week while we fellowship with each other. No preparation needed, it is a new topic each week.
Contact: Samantha Gunkelman
Pickleball Group—Sundays, 4-6 p.m. (Youth 12+ and adults. Under 16 accompanied by an adult)
Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. (Adults only)
Have you heard of the fast-growing sport called Pickleball? Would you like to play. Come Join us.
Contact: Beth Gerberich or Marjorie Dye
Tuesday Morning Bible Study—Tuesdays at 9:30 am
A little history, a little theology, a whole lot of life application! Every Tuesday morning except the last of each month.
Contact: Bill Liming
Women’s Bible and Book Study—Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
A combination of book and Bible Study as guided by the participant’s interests. A time for prayer and fellowship, as well.
Contact Marjorie Cossin

Monthly Groups:

Bible and Beer Men’s Fellowship—Last Monday of the month at 7 pm
We gather the last Monday night of each month beginning in September from 7-8:30 PM at a rotation of houses. We wrestle with issues of life and faith. Bring your favorite beverage. Snacks provided (usually pizza!).
Contact: Bill Liming
Eat, Play, Pray—October 8th at 12 pm
Families, couples, kids and kids at heart are invited to gather for times of fun together.
After a summer hiatus the Eat Pray Play connect group will begin meeting again next Sunday, October 8th from 12-2pm. Anyone of any age is welcome to come for lunch, this is a group for all ages and life stages (kids, no kids, single, married, younger or wiser). Lunch is potluck style and everyone is invited to sign up for an item to bring to the lunch by click the link here:
The dates for the next few get togethers are as follows, all will be after church from 12-2pm: November 5th and December 3rd.
Contact: Jennifer Dyer
Food Bank Service Team—Last Tuesday of the month at 9 am
“You found me hungry and you gave me something to eat…” Live out the words of our Savior and make a huge difference in the lives of countless people across the greater Akron area.
Contact: Bill Liming

Other Groups (meeting frequency varies):

Book Club—Wednesday, October 25th, 7 p.m. at the church
Come together for fellowship and to discuss a good book. Our next book is “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Book, and optional 2nd book is “Night” by Elie Wiesel.
Contact: Liana Lake
Golf Club—Sunday, October 8th, 2 pm at Mud Run
This will be a social golf group, providing an outlet to those interested no matter ability. We will meet the last Sunday of the month to learn and enjoy golf, and social time before or after events.
Contact: Lee Christman (, Brad Beltz (, and Mark Gerberich (