God never intended for anyone to go through life alone. One of the primary ways that we build relationships at Springfield First is through our Small Group Ministry, where we care and pray for one another, worship God, study and apply the Bible to our daily lives, and have fun together!

Groups listed below are meeting remotely unless otherwise noted.

Small Groups for Men

Common Thread

Purpose: To study Scripture and focus on application of God's Word in our daily walk. We occasionally do a book study for 5-6 weeks.
Who: Men of all ages seeking to grow closer to God and deepen their relationship through prayer, Bible study, and daily accountability with others in the group.
When: Saturdays at 9:00am
Contact: Jeff Whitehouse

Small Groups for Women

First Ladies

Purpose: To learn how to follow Christ through Scripture and Bible studies. Be prepared to have a good time and share your life with us.
Who: Women of all ages, single and married, in all shapes and sizes!
When: Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Contact: Teresa Whitehouse

Hope for All

Purpose: To grow in our faith and the knowledge of the Bible. Fun, fellowship, and service!
Who: Women ages 50+
When: Mondays at 1:00pm
Where: Room 2
Contact: Jean Webster

Wednesday Evening Women's Group

Purpose: To grow together through God's Word and to encourage and pray for one another. Currently studying Prayer: 40 Days of Practice, by Scott Erickson & Justin McRoberts.
Who: Women of all ages, single and married
When: Wednesdays, June 9 to July 28, at 6:30-8:00pm
Where: Pavilion
Contact: Jenn Davis

Small Groups for All Adults

Dinner & Devotional

Join in this casual online gathering where we will read a variety of short devotionals and allow for discussions. Participants can eat while meeting or be comfortable in any way. Everyone is welcome to this group: singles, families, kids!
When: Fridays at 7:00-8:00pm
Hosts: Brad & Erin Paris

LTD (Learn, Tell, Do)

Purpose: LEARN more about our mission as disciples of Jesus Christ. TELL what we have learned about God and His grace. DO God's will and reflect His grace in this world.
Who: Adult singles and couples ages 40+
When: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month at 6:30pm
Contact: Pastor Justin Snider

Reading and Discussion Group

Purpose: To read and discuss a variety of Christian books. Currently studying Paul: A Biography by N.T. Wright.
Who: All adults are welcome.
When: Tuesdays at 6:30pm (via Zoom)
Contact: Glenna Schroeder-Lein


Purpose: A group for singles to meet for food and fellowship.
Who: Adult singles ages 30s to 60s
When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Contact: SingleLifeFUMC@gmail.com

Tuesday Study/Share Group

Purpose: A serious study of Bible books and special topics.
Who: All adults who want to study the Bible and do life together.
When: Tuesdays at 1:00pm (by Skype - audio only)
Contact: Mike Keppler

Wednesday Evening Group

Purpose: To learn and grow together in our faith, and to support one another.
Who: All adults are welcome.
When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Contact: Kathy Kerr 


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