Halifax UMC has a group for everyone. Click on any of the groups below to see more information and how you can join the church family in a more intimate setting with people who share your ideas and interests.
Are you retired? Are you middle aged? Are you sitting at home each day looking for a way to connect with other adults? This ministry may be for you. The Bedrock Gang meet at the Youth Center every Tuesday morning from 9:30 - Noon for Christian Fellowship with fun activities and programs. Contact the church office for more information or see the HUMC newsletter which is linked above. Bedrock Gang activities are also published weekly in the Community Event section of the Upper Dauphin Sentinel .
February 5: Movie– “I Can Only Imagine”
February 12: Outing– Lunch at restaurant TBD
February 19: Games, Fellowship, Fun
February 26: Games, Fellowship, Fun
If Halifax Area Schools are closed due to weather, Bedrock Gang will not meet.
Christian Leadership 2019
Starting February 6 in the RockSTAR wing
You are invited to participate in this 4 part series, based on the book of Nehemiah, with the goal of developing the attitude and skills of a servant leader. New and seasoned leaders for church committees, life groups and ministries are encouraged to attend. Topics will include starting with prayer, planning, dealing with conflict and mentoring others. JoAnne Konick-McMahan, lay leader and speaker, will provide an interactive environment where you will feel supported and ready to lead others to the church’s mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ to change the world.
February 6: 6:30-7:30 pm - Prayer and planning, resources including church structure
February 13: 6:30-7:30 pm -Engaging others, listening, integrity
February 20: 6:30-7:30 pm -Communication, conflict and behavior change
February 27: 6:30-7:30 pm – Mentoring, planning for succession
Questions? Text or call JoAnne at 610-209-2929.
The Family Project
Starting January 9 from 6:30-8 pm - Classes held at the House on the Hill
Every single family has struggles. No one is exempt! Feel like your family is broken, off-track or overwhelmed by life’s demands? Join us as we support and encourage each other! The Family Project vividly explores God's irreplaceable design for the family, and examines the profound impact of biblical families on the world today.
This interactive 12 week small group will be a life-changing experience that will strengthen and encourage families. Topics range from marriage and sexuality, family relationships and how families can thrive and serve God. This small group series will change the way moms, dads, wives, and husbands see themselves―and help them build healthy households from the best blueprint of all.
Fourth Seed Sowers
Rich Reed organizes this men’s group. Meeting times and locations may change from time to time, so please contact Rich to see what’s happening! email@example.com
This group started in 2006 for people (men, women & youth) who wanted to learn how to knit and/or crochet. Since then the group has grown, making afghans for our church’s graduating seniors, prayer shawls, baby afghans for our church’s new additions, dishrags and potholders to be put in the food room baskets at Christmas, bookmarks for the first graders when they get their Bibles, and also to be put in the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. They make baby items to be given to Lifeline in Millersburg and Morningstar Pregnancy Center. They also make hats and scarves for donation to Neighborhood Center, Bethesda Mission, Kepler Home and several other organizations. Yarn is provided.
This ministry takes the summer off from meetings. They meet every other Tuesday throughout the year at the House on the Hill from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Experienced or inexperienced, all are welcome. For more information, please contact Helen Koppenhaver at 717-692-3871 or the church office at 717-896-8092.
Grief Share class is a group that helps each other face challenges and move toward rebuilding their lives. Please call the church office for more information and to register for the next class.
Mothers meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (starting 9/11/18) from 9:30-11:00 am in the RockSTAR wing to encourage, support, and challenge each other as they aim to raise their children in a Godly way. Mothers range from those with newborns to those with children in elementary school. All are welcome! For questions, contact Cherry Pechart at 717.497.4338 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childcare is provided.
Meeting Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm in the Multi-purpose room, Tricia Schultz leads a women’s group for real life women, with real life stories to share. This is a time to discuss the highs and lows in your Christian faith as we support and encourage one another.
RockSOLID Life Groups
All students (6th-12th grade) have the opportunity to become part of a small group. They meet at various times of the week in their individual groups, and then meet the first Wednesday of the week for a RockSOLID Worship Night at the Youth Center.
Reach Out Life Group
This group enjoys conversation, support, prayer, Bible study and brunch during our time together. We would love to have you join us for 2018! Please contact Joanne Konick-McMahan, Evie Miller, Dawn Sariano, Tracy Heintzleman, Jean Reed, Diane Potteiger or Lynn Gilmore if you have questions or would like to join. Reach Out meets the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 am in the Church’s conference room.
Rough Men of Faith
This young men's group meets every Tuesday evening at the Youth Center. Please call Mika Miller at 343-1536 for additional information.
Together We Can
Support group for individuals and families with a drug or alcohol problem. These meetings are confidential and meet every Monday evening from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the House on the Hill.
We-Care is a ministry that visits those who are not able to be out-and-about. Church family and others in our community are responding very graciously to our visits! We are looking for people who would enjoy visiting people for encouragement, conversation and reminiscing. Contact Jacquie Cooper (717-896-3036) or JoAnne Konick McMahan (610-209-2929) if you would like to be involved.
Women's Young Adult Life Group
Meets Thursday nights at 6:30 pm at a Halifax home. Please contact Kristin (email@example.com) or Allison (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.