Spiritual Formation

"Cynicism is easy. Fear and shame – a piece of cake. But joy? Now that’s hard. We need each other for joy. That’s why we come to church! The stuff we proclaim here is too hard to believe alone."
- Rev. Natalie Webb

Spiritual Formation


From Sunday School for kids to Bibles and Bagels and Forums for adults, Sundays offer many opportunities to engage in meaningful conversations and active learning. Throughout the year (especially during Advent and Lent), we have weekday studies available as well. We also believe that spiritual formation occurs by living in community, and we have less structured fellowship opportunities for all ages each month. During this time of COVID-19, many of our events (e.g. Bibles and Bagels, game nights, and the monthly breakfasts) are being held virtually. See our Events page for the most up to date information about what is happening and where.

Sunday Options for All Ages

      • Nursery/Pre-K
        • Childcare for children up to age 4 is available from 9 AM to 11 AM each Sunday in Room 2106. Pre-K kids will have a Bible Story and free play.
      • WooKids
        • Led by Texie Soltis, Janice Hitzhusen, & Jim Pease
        • Grades K-5    Room 1308 (Youth Lounge)
      • WooYouth
        • Led by Melinda Blanchard
        • Grades 6-12   Room 1311 (Purple Room)
      • Bibles & Bagels – Whitney Room
        • Weekly Adult Bible Study led by Tom & Donna Grisso, and Phyllis Whitten
        • We are currently reading through the book of Romans
      • Forums
        • During September-June, there is usually a forum on Sundays at 11:30 AM. Topics include: social justice, political issues, community concerns, as well as topics related to faithful living and faith development.
      • The Scrogin Great Issues Book Discussion 
        • The book discussion occurs monthly and takes the place of that week’s forum. A listing of books for the current series can be found in the Going Library on the second floor along with copies of each book for loan.

Monthly Events

      • Women’s Breakfast
        • Occurs the 2nd Saturday of every month at 9 AM at Eller’s
        • All ages welcome
        • Please RSVP via the Facebook event or by calling the church office
      • Men’s Breakfast
        • Occurs the 3rd Saturday of every month at 8 AM at the 122 Diner
        • All ages welcome
        • Please RSVP via the Facebook event or by calling the church office
      • Smorgasbord 
        • Occurs the 2nd Sunday of every month at 6 PM at Pastor Brent’s home
        • A dinner for Youngish Adults and the young at heart
      • Events like cookie baking, movie nights, game nights, and paint nights are frequently put on by the Youth Ministry team for families and all members of the congregation. Please check the events page to see what’s coming up.

Details on these and other opportunities are available in the weekly order of worship, weekly newsletter, and on the Events page

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