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

Long Term

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Be encircled by support and love from other caregivers at this monthly online meeting designed to refresh the souls of those who care for others with Alzheimer's.
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Couples in Christ Marriage Ministry

This group focuses on filling marriages with God's word and pouring out Christ's love to couples in our church and community.
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Disciple Bible Study

Disciple groups lead a structured journey from the age-old lessons of the Israelite's to the hope of the second coming of Jesus Christ.
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Friday Morning Men’s Bible Study

Gathering weekly for community, connection and study.
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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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Joyous Journeyers

This small group for women meets on Wednesdays to Journey together with their faith at the center of life and living.
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Men’s Breakfast Group: United Methodist Men (UMM)

Meeting the first Saturday in the month for comradery, support, and building relationships while strengthening faith.
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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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Thursday Night Small Group for Women

This group meets every other Thursday night online over Zoom to grow relationships.
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Women’s Circles: United Women in Faith

Live in community with other women on the journey of knowing, loving and serving God.
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