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.
Annual Women's Retreat
Annual Women's Retreat
Jan. 24-26, 2020
'Opening Our Sacred Door'
The next Eden Prairie UMC Women's Retreat will be Jan. 24-26, 2020.This year's facilitator will be Pastor Becky Jo Messenbrink, based on 1 Corinthians 3:16 "Do you not khnow that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?" The retreat begins Friday evening and ends Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Basic cost is $155. Click here for the registration form. You can make online payment here.
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.
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)
Come along to serve a meal to those who area homeless or provide food or money. We serve 8-9 times a year; the next serving time is Tuesday, Dec. 3.
PROP Food Shelf -- Each month we are assigned a particular item/items. In March, we support Minnesota FoodShare with special gifts to the PROP food shelf. Basics like coffee, canned tuna, canned chili, facial tissues, and 100% fruit juice, as well as jam/jelly, are always appreciated..
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. 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.
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 most Thursday mornings at 8:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Please check calendar for specifics.
GEMS Breakfast Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Chanhassen American Legion, 290 Lake Drive (shared parking lot with Park Nicollet Clinic.) GEMS are God's Exceptional Methodist Seniors; all are welcome.