Adult Ministries

Everyone wants a place to belong; a place where someone knows our name, and we can be accepted as we are. Small Groups seeks to offer such a place for everyone!  Small Groups also challenge people to grow deeper in their spiritual journey, become active participants in the IRC community, and develop leadership skills. The ultimate goal is to develop disciples of Christ, who in turn make disciples!  


Contact dschissler@ircumc.com for more info.

 

Men's Ministry

2 Peter 1:5-8 “Do your best to add these things to your lives; faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, patience, service for God, kindness for your brothers and sisters in Christ, and love. If all these things are in you and are growing, they will help you to be useful and productive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Men’s Ministry offers Four Major Events during the year:  Family Super Bowl Party in February

Family 4th of July Picnic. Promise Keeper’s or other Retreats - in the Fall Advent by Firelight - December


Guys’ Nights Out are held 6-7 times each year. Activities include: Bowling, fishing trips, movies, camping

Men’s Small Groups and Short Term Bible studies are held throughout the year. For information about connecting with a group, study or Men’s Ministry please contact: Steve @  954-732-6443; jmaspa@earthlink.net


Mission: Growing men to become living examples of Christ


Website: www.ircmen.com

MOPS

MOPS – “Mothers of Preschoolers” – understands that the years from infancy to kindergarten are foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled with unique needs. We welcome all mothers, those whom are pregnant all the way up to mothers of adult aged children. Although you will find a majority of our moms have small children. These mothering support groups exist to meet the needs of  mothers in our communities. We offer two hours of refuge, including hot breakfast and hot coffee. The meetings provide great conversation, friendships, guest speakers, and creative activities. 


Age appropriate childcare, including home schooled children (upon request), is provided by our professional nursery/childcare staff. MOPS and MOMSnext meet together twice a month on the 2nd & 4th Monday of every month (except December & April) from 9:30 – 11:30 AM in Wesley Hall.


Children may be dropped off starting at 9:15 a.m. on meeting days. There are three different aged rooms. Meeting dates for 2016/2017 are: Sept. 12th & 26th, Oct 10 & 24th, Nov 14th & 28th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th & 23rd, Feb 13th & 27th, March 13th & 27th, April 24th and May 8th & 22nd.


For more information contact our MOPS/MOMSnext coordinator: Darcia Bair at darcia9581@hotmail.com or 765-621-6799 or check the website at http://titusvillemops.weebly.com


Woman's Ministry

Purpose:  The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. Unit meetings are a time when all the circles (small groups) meet  together for a program and fellowship. All women of the church  are invited to attend these unit meetings to learn more about UMW. 


Susannah Circle  Wesley Hall, Studio 153  7 to 8:30 p.m., third Mondays

Lisa Baggett, 321-267-7922 x24  Younger mothers and working women


Dorcas/Ruth Circle  Wesley Hall, Studio 153  10 a.m., third Tuesdays

Barbara Wellington, 321-383-3081 and Janet Lemons, 321-267-7969


Miriam Circle  6310 Whispering Lane (Local Home)  7 p.m., third Tuesdays

Sharon McClelland, 321-383-8868  Joan Groe, Working and retired women


Lydia Circle  Various homes 7 p.m., third Tuesdays

D.J. Olson, 321-636-0568; Dolson24@cfl.rr.com Working and retired women


Martha Circle (Craft)  Wesley Hall, Room 115  10 a.m., weekly

Juanita Mitchell, 321-383-9892


For more information on United Methodist Women (UMW) general meetings or how to get connected with a circle (small group),  please contact Ethel Bergstedt, UMW President, at 321-383-2427 or  Jackie Haines, Vice President at 321-482-2885, jhaines16@cfl.rr.com



Senior's Ministry

Tai Chi  Join in on this slow movement exercise class that is gaining popularity  around the country. 

Tai Chi is each Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. in Wesley Hall. Starts Sept. 3. Cost is $3. Dollie Boggs at 321-269-7823. 


Line Dancing: Join in on the fun and be rewarded by the great exercise that line dancing gives. 

Line dancing is on Mondays (starting Sept. 14) at 6  p.m. and Fridays, 10 a.m. in Wesley Hall starting Sept. 4. 

Cost is $3  per class.  Note: Monday class is open to all ages and families.


Trips:  At various times throughout the year, trips are organized for our  Seniors and their friends,. Past trips have included New York  City, Myrtle Beach. Local trips are to plays and lunch in nearby  cities. Watch the bulletin for upcoming trips or contact Dollie Boggs at 321-269-7823 or Jean Richards at 321-267-1683. 


Programs: Throughout the year, the Senior Ministry & Care Ministry partner to bring a variety of both informative and entertaining programs to our Senior Community. These programs are free and open to all Seniors in our local communities. 

Emmaus Community

The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders. The program’s approach seriously considers the model of Christ‘s disciples to act in ways appropriate to being “a servant of all.”


The Walk to Emmaus experience begins with a 72-hour short course in Christianity. The Emmaus Walk typically begins Thursday evening and concludes Sunday evening. Men and women attend separate weekends. Our Emmaus Weekends are held at Leesburg, Warren W. Willis Camp.


For more information about the Walk to Emmaus and Emmaus small groups here at Indian River City Church, please contact Chris Perdue at 321-750-1557 or Jim Lesky at 321-264-1655. All Emmaus graduates are invited to attend. 


The Emmaus Community meets quarterly on the third Sunday of the month in Wesley Hall, Studio 153 at 12:30 p.m. for a potluck meal and fellowship. 2015 meeting is Oct. 18. For more information, click www.aldersgateemmaus.org

Alpha Groups

Who we are and how to contact us


In the spring January 2015, Indian River City United Methodist Church held an Alpha course. It was an awesome experience for those who attended, and participants seemed to blend into each other’s lives as new friends in Christ. When the group’s graduation celebration took place, it was fitting that the last subject to be discussed was remaining together as a group. So, the members in attendance decided to stay together and created a small group for spiritual learning and fellowship. This group is called “Alpha Friends”.


Our group gathers each Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00 p.m. to read scripture and enjoy Christian fellowship. There are about 14 in the group and our gatherings are amazing to say the least! We have open discussion and conversations are encouraged. We join together in prayer while lifting up our family and friends to the Lord.


If you would like to know more about Alpha Courses at our church, click on the link called Alpha Courses or search the web at www.alphausa.org.


Contacts for Alpha Friends small group are Sam & Lo DiBlasio, Alpha Friends group leaders. Sam & Lo can be contacted at 321-222-8738 for Sam and 321-749-9819 for Lo or at emails  diblasiosam@gmail.com and lodiblasio@gmail.com.


May the Lord’s Blessings be with you

Alpha Friend’s


Indian River City UMC

1355 Cheney Hwy

Titusville Fl 32780