Adult Groups – Sunday

The Open Door-All are welcome to attend in the Chapel at 10:15. We discuss various topics, use study books with or without a DVD, or explore the sermon series.  Contact for more information: Mary Ann Cain at mactrinity@comcast.net or 574-849-5016

The Seekers have been meeting via Zoom.  In-person meeting will begin April 3, 2022 at 10:15 in E101.  All are welcome for an eclectic exploration of the Christian faith looking at the Bible both critically and reverently.  Currently the group is looking at how to be involved in a missional life.  Contact for more information:  Richard Heiss at rlheiss@comcast.net or 574-848-1824

Focus Group-All are welcome to meet with this group in the Fellowship Hall (south side) at 10:15. Challenge yourself and others with a discussion on the current sermon series. Dive deep, learn more, and get connected.  Contact for more information:  John Rodde at jdrodde3@yahoo.com or 574-312-5941

Searchers meet in E203 after the 9:00 church service.  Our focus is about building a personal relationship with Jesus. We usually watch a short video or listen to an audio clip of an interesting topic. This guides our conversation, and a lot of learning happens as we discuss and share our thoughts and ideas. All ages are welcome.  Contact for more information: Sherry Weaver at dancer@maplenet.net or 574-294-1797

Adult Groups – Weekday and Evenings

Monday

Women Wild About the Word (WWW) – “Join us Monday evenings at Trinity for a facilitated time of discussion and a video featuring prominent female Christian leaders like Kelly Minter, Priscilla Shirer, and others.” Contact for more information: Nancy Alig at nancyalig@aol.com or 574-293-5082

Tuesday

Stamping Group – Meets the first Tuesday of each month in TLC136 at 4:00.  Group members take turns each month preparing necessary supplies and demonstrating how to make greeting cards.  Contact for more information:  Shirley Huffman at shirlehuff@hotmail.com or 574-536-1027

Wednesday

Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Study – All are welcome to join this group in TLC 136B at 9:30 a.m. for a time of fellowship and learning.  There is no homework.  Just bring your Bible and a heart open to learning.  Contact for more information: Amy Matherly at ramatherly@gmail.com or 574-524-6632

Wednesday Night at Trinity (WN@T) – Join us over food and fellowship Wednesday evenings from September through April (childcare provided).

  • Meal 5:30-6:30 $5/person or $20/family is encouraged

Classes 6:30-7:30

  • Pastor Karen’s Bible Study – Studying the book of Romans (though April 27). E103
  • Men’s Bible Study – Studying the book of Isaiah (Spring 2022). Led by Bill Klempay.
  • Respect/Dare – A group for women who explore Christ centered relationships.  It is currently held on Zoom. 

Contact for more information: Nancy Alig at nancyalig@aol.com or 574-293-5082

  • Spiritual “How-To” Series meets in the Fellowship Hall following the meal

pray 2/2/22; study the Bible 2/9/22; worship 2/16/22; share our faith 2/23/22; disciple children/grandchildren 3/9/22; discover and use our spiritual gifts 3/16/22; give (time/talents/treasure) 3/23/22; forgive and heal 3/30/22; help a hurting friend 4/20/22; be in Christian community (handle conflict) 4/27/22   Contact for more information:  Edna Homan at eshoman78@gmail.com or 574-596-1742

  • Crafting, Coloring and Christmas – E205.

Contact for more information: Amy Matherly (ramatherly@gmail.com or 574-524-6632)

Thursday

Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study – All are welcome at the Mayberry Restaurant at 736 Middleton Run Road, Elkhart at 6:30 a.m.  The group members choose topics and books to discuss at different times throughout the year.   Contact for more information:  Susie Chilberg at simplysusierefurbished@gmail.com or 574-361-1030

Prayer Shawl Group – This group of women meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month in the church office conference room from 1:30-3:00.  At least a basic ability to knit or crochet is recommended, but anyone is welcome. This group has made shawls, scarves, hats, and lap blankets over the years donating them to places such as Riverview Adult Day Health Center, SPA ministries, local schools, and Trinity church members.   Contact for more information:  Caryl Moon at cjmoon225@aol.com or 574-849-0418; Lynne Bujtas at jnlbjts@aol.com or 574-215-9454

Spiritual Formation – This group meets every other Thursday 1:45-3:30 in TLC136. Members include women from our church and other churches. We watch and discuss videos that stress God’s love and inclusion of all people.  Contact for more information: Mary Ann Cain at mactrinity@comcast.net or 574-849-5016

 

Adult Groups – Varying meeting times

United Methodist Women
Women of the church meet as Naomi Circle on a bi-monthly basis usually on a Thursday.  Times and places depend on the activity that is planned for the meeting.  There are also activities leading to growth and wonderful fellowship for all women of the church.  They work together on projects to benefit missions in the church, community, and world with an emphasis on supporting women and children.  Currently a Christmas auction in held in November featuring crafts and gifts.  An all-church rummage sale is held in late summer.  Contact for more information:  Jan Grodnik at candjgrodnik@msn.com or 574-292-8711

Men of Trinity
The mission of the men’s group is to grow in faith and fellowship together. No matter what your age, join this group to find support in growing as a Christian man, family leader, and community servant. Meetings (typically on Thursday evenings) and fellowship opportunities are scheduled throughout the year.  Contact for more information: John Rodde at jdrodde3@yahoo.com or 574-312-5941

Congregational Ministries-Opportunities to support members of Trinity such as groups who shepherd shut-ins, minister to those in the hospital, or respond to crisis calls evenings and weekends when the church office is closed. Grief support and card ministry is also part of this outreach.  Contact for more information:  Linda Thursby at lthursby@msn.com or 574-295-7106