Fellowship Opportunities at Eden Prairie UMC
There is always something happening at EPUMC! Here are some of the great opportunities we offer for fun, fellowship, and so much more! If you'd like more information about any of these groups, please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 952.937.8781.
Training with the Trinity
We strive to gain holistic health through fellowship, fun, and faith! Like us on Facebook!
Families of EPUMC with children of any age meet once a month for family oriented activities such sledding parties, bowling and "parent night out" dinners. We call our family group EPUMC BLINK because we are Balancing Life in Kids. "Life Goes By In a Blink of an Eye". We need to "Appreciate the Moments" with friends and family. If you are interested please contact Sarah Bosch at EPUMCBLINK@gmail.com.
Annual Women's Retreat
Annual Women's Retreat
The annual retreat is at the end of January at an off-site location. Dates for 2019 are Jan. 25 (after dinner) through Jan. 27 (ends before noon).
7-to-9 Dinner Group
Small groups meet for dinner about once a month in a member's home. If you are interested, please contact email@example.com.
Parish Care ministers to the needs of the congregation.
Feed My Starving Children
We package food to be sent to places around the world desperately in need of food. We usually meet at Feed My Starving Children at 6:00 p.m. (located at 18738 Lake Drive East in Chanhassen, click here for a map) The upcoming FMSC service dates are June 18 and July 16.
Come along to serve a meal to the needy or simply provide food or money. We serve six times a year: remaining date are June 27, Sept. 20 and Oct. 25.
PROP Food Shelf -- Each month we are assigned a particular item/items. TIn March, we also support Minnesota FoodShare with special gifts to the PROP food shelf. In June and in July, we are collecting 400 1-lb. jars of peanut butter, to support the Summer Food for Kids program.
Men's Discussion Group
Men's Discussion Group meets Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. in the Gathering Room.
Women's Evening Home Book Group
Women's Evening Home Book Group meets every other month September through May.
Tuesday Evening Book Group
The Tuesday Evening Book Group meets every other Tuesday at
6 p.m. at the church. This group is taking a break for the summer and resumes Sept. 11. All interested men and women are invited. There will be several discussions on each book. If you miss one, you can still participate.
Other Small Groups
Prayer Network - Praying for the church family’s concerns and joys on a daily basis
Women's Faith Share meets each Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m., September through May. All women are welcome
GEMS- (God's Exceptional Methodist Seniors)- adults over 55- Meets approximately every other month with a faith and fellowship event
Interknits Prayer Shawl Ministry generally meets the second Monday of the month at the church at 7:00 p.m.
Cheers (Men's Fellowship Group) meet on Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. at Piper's Burger Bar.
Cheers Too! (Women’s Fellowship Group) meet on Saturday mornings at Kowalski’s Market (16500 W 78th Street) at 8 a.m. Come and join us!
Yoga meets on Thursday mornings at 8:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.
Perkins Breakfast Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Chanhassen Perkins Restaurant (located just off of Highway 5 at Powers Blvd) from 9:00-10:30 a.m.