We are created to be in community, join in a group which builds community by fostering loving relationships. Grow your faith as you grow your knowledge in Christ. Find your place to connect and grow below or on our Quick Connect Guide. Please call Kim Layton at 704-815-1913 with your questions.

Online Resources: RightNow Media Digital Library | Upper Room | Be A Disciple | WNCC Resource Center

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Embracing Disabilities: Wednesday Night Dinners

Embracing Disabilities: Multi-Generational Wednesday night dinner and/or study during Lent 2024
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GriefShare Group

This group offers you the help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend.
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Hope for Minds & Hearts

Offering hope, knowledge, prayer and support in a safe environment for families who support a loved one and individuals who live with mental health challenges.
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Inclusive Grace

In the spirit of Galatians 3:28 "...for you are all one in Christ Jesus," this group is a Reconciling Ministry of Matthews UMC that supports and celebrates LGBTQIA+ persons, their families, and friends, both within and beyond the church community.
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Making Sense of the Bible Women’s Group

The world's best-selling, most-read book is also one of the most confusing. Join in honest conversation led by this thought-provoking Adam Hamilton book.
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Melody Makers

A delightful community choir that sings together and performs around town
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Micah Connection

Engaging our community on issues of civil and human rights, poverty, peace, health and climate/creation care as directed in Micah 6:8.
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Mirror For The Soul

Knowledge of the Enneagram leads us into more authentic self-awareness, richer relationships, and deeper places in the soul where we can worship God (more authentically) in truth and grace.
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Music Ensembles

Our music ensembles offer connection for people who share a passion for music.
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Racial-Bridge Building

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Rainbow Ark Ministry for Persons with Disabilities

Meets Sunday mornings to learn about the Bible while sharing time with friends
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Recreation

Groups Meet Mondays and Wednesdays for Cardio, Chair Exercises, and Yoga
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Seasoned to Perfection

Meets regularly on Tuesdays for lunch and a program.
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Singles in Scripture

Singles coming together for fellowship, encouragement and living life together.
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The Anxiety Opportunity

What if instead of battling anxiety, you saw your worries as a doorway to spiritual transformation? Discover profound new ways of relating to Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and those you love.
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Travel Ministry

Connecting our community through intermittent trips and social outings.
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Women’s Brunch

Bring your friends to enjoy a delicious brunch, amazing speaker, worship and quality time with your besties and besties to be.
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