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Children's Church

Lead a children's worship service downstairs in the chapel during the 9:30 service.

Tom Keay

Christian Education

Manage the adult and children's Sunday school programs.

Cindy Pillow 

Heart 'n Hands

Working behind the scenes in many different areas; bonding our church family, nurturing those in need, supporting radical hospitality efforts and as an outreach to our surrounding community and beyond.

Bill Byrd

Men's Group

All men are invited to join in fellowship and service to the church. Activities include collecting produce for food pantries, cooking breakfast on Sunday before worship, sponsorship of a seminary student in Mozambique, promoting eScrip cards from Schnucks and Macys, and roast beef dinner fundraisers.

 Jim Wilder
Larry Heugatter
Joe-Scott Thomas

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is a program that trains and organizes lay people to provide one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in and around our congregation.

Fred Domke and Becky Mueller

United Methodist Women

All women are invited to join in fellowship and service to the church. Activities include the Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner, Turkey Dinner and Bazaar, collecting Campbell's soup labels, staffing the Resale Boutique on Wednesday mornings, book sales, rummage sales, bake sales and much more.

Jeris Beane


(We Can Do Anything Necessary)

All women are invited to join in fellowship and service to the church. Activities include Breakfast with Santa, a festival at the pumpkin patch, ice cream socials, baby showers, wedding showers, cooking meals for Shalom House, and this year they will host a Cinco de Mayo dinner. WCDANs make the baptismal banners, the large worship banners and other banners for the seasons. They also make baby layettes for Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL, for premature babies that die. This year they are sewing a quilt, selling the squares to raise money. Last year's fundraisers were used for apportionments, paying for the rubber coating on the stairway, the new ice machine, the new freezer and other church needs.

Cindy Pillow and Edna Coleman

Young Adults

All young adults are invited to join this fellowship group. Meet twice/month to socialize and to discuss faith issues.

Zach Waldis

Youth Ministry

Includes children in 6th through 12th grade. Youth meet weekly to share worship and to plan other events like lock-ins and the WOW event in Springfield, MO.

Daniel Shanks

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