Small Group Ministry

6213314_xxl_400w_261h_10pb_10plAt Asbury, our purpose is to encourage people to grow into mature disciples of Jesus Christ. By participating in a small group, you can receive the encouragement, relationships and discipleship to help you know and grow in Christ.

For more information about becoming involved in a small group, please contact Paul and Kim Schultz, Small Group Coordinators at

Brosey Group

Focus: Bible Study, Support
Leader: Tom Brosey
Meets: Weekly/Sunday 5:00pm to 6:00pm at Asbury UMC


“Young” Adult

Focus: Support
Age: No age restrictions
Leader: Kevin and Lisa Earnest
Meets: 1st and 3rd Sunday, 5:00pm at Asbury UMC


Caffeine & Cholesterol

Men’s breakfast group that wanders through the Bible one book at a time; debates politics and sports; shares family stories and needs and supports and prays for each other – all under the influence of caffeine.

Focus: Bible Study, Support
Leader: Steve Ferdon
Meets: Weekly/Friday 6:30am at Lincoln Square Pancake House

Care Group

Group that meets for fellowship and provides financial support to sponsor a child through Compassion International.

Focus: Outreach
Age: 45+
Leader(s): Judy Smith
Meets: Monthly/Saturday 9:00am at various members’ homes

Rise N Shine

A Walk to Emmaus Men’s Reunion Group that meets for fellowship and mutual encouragement, not study.

Focus: Fellowship and Accountability
Age: no restrictions
Contact: Jim Fleming
Meets: Weekly/Fridays at 6:30am at local restaurants

Rolling Stones

Group studying scripture and providing support for each other. Study material includes Christian books selected by group.

Focus: Bible Study, Discipleship, Support
Age: 55+
Leaders: Mary Sue Stone, Sue Rhoades
Meets: Bi-Monthly/Wednesdays at 7:00pm at various members’ homes


Fellowship group which meets to discuss devotional readings and provide encouragement to each other.

Focus: Devotions, Support

Leaders: Rosemary Bolenbaugh, Liz Miles
Meets: First and Third Thursday at 10am in the Church Library


Group combines fellowship with Bible study lite. Materials used include Scripture, Christian books and video. Group holds a pitch-in meal every other month with social activities.

Focus: Bible study, Outreach
Age: 55+
Leaders: Debbie Frazier
Meets: Second and Fourth Tuesdays at 7:00pm at various members’ homes


Son Seekers

This Ladies Small Group combines fellowship with scripture based studies.

Focus: Bible Study, Discipleship, Outreach
Age: No age restrictions
Leaders: Dot Kirkling
Meets: Weekly Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm in the Lower Level, Room 3


Two or More

Fellowship group which meets for sack lunch with hostess providies beverages and dessert. Hostess chooses and facilitates topic.

Focus: Devotions, Prayer
Age: 55+
Leaders: Mary Anne Haskel; Hostess for the Day
Meets: Bi-monthly/Tuesdays at 11:30am at various members’ homes


Men’s Group

Christian men’s fellowship group that discusses a wide range of topics, not necessarily church based.

Focus: Support, Outreach
Age: 45+
Leaders: John Smith, Denny Taylor
Meets: Bi-monthly/Wednesdays at 8:00am at various local restaurants