Other Groups for Adults

For more information on any of these groups, contact Beth Palmer, Director of Adult Discipleship (bpalmer@hilliardumc.org) or the church office (info@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403).

Interested in any of these groups?

EXPRESS INTEREST or SIGN UP ONLINE HERE, or just show up anytime, or contact Beth Palmer directly (bpalmer@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403).

Young Adult Small Group

Welcoming all post-college singles and couples in their 20s & 30s, this group meets off-site for study and fellowship. Fall 2019 social gathering in the works to kick off the year. Contact Jon Esala for details (jonathanesala@gmail.com).

Contemplative Prayer Group

Participants will enter into the presence of God with extended silence and stillness, through practices like centering prayer and sacred reading of Scripture. All are welcome; feel free to drop in anytime to give it a try. Meets twice a month (September 15 & 29, but usually 2nd and 4th Sundays), 6:30-8pm. Sanctuary building, room 206 (parlor, on main level). Facilitators: Earlene Sanborn, Ginny Blasingame, & Bill Eisner. NO CHILDCARE. No cost for class. Bring your Bible and a notebook or journal.

Saturday Monthly Men’s Breakfast Group

Come for food and fellowship, and sometimes a bike or kayak ride! Meets for breakfast the 4th Saturday of each month, location varies. Participates in church and community service and outreach projects. Contact: Rob Erskine.

Monday Men’s Breakfast Group

Meets the first and third Mondays of each month, 8:30am, Bob Evans on Cemetery Road near I-270 (3910 Lyman Dr).

RIPPLES (Retired Persons Group)

Meets the fourth Monday of each month for dinner. Locations vary. Contacts: Linda Rust and Linda Brown.

Sewing & Quilting Groups

Work on your own projects or design and sew quilts for Moms2Be, a local organization that strives to empower women in high-risk neighborhoods to deliver full-term, healthy babies by providing prenatal education and social support. Meets in the Warehouse 839 mission room; come in through church office door and we’ll direct you. Contact: Linda Overman.

  • Monday Sewing Circle: Mondays, 9am.
  • Quilting UFOs (Unfinished Objects): Wednesdays, 2-4pm.

United Methodist Women

Enjoy a supportive community of women, engaging in activities that foster growth in Christian faith, mission education, and social involvement. Lydia-Dorcas Circle meets the second Wednesday of the month for lunch and program in the social hall, Sanctuary building (most months; usually skip July, August, and January). Contacts: Kathy Fantin & Jan Weatherby.

Men’s Church Softball (summer)

Enjoy fun and fellowship while representing Hilliard UMC in this semi-competitive league. Games are played on Sundays beginning the first week of May each year, with team(s) forming in March/April. Contact Dave Bowman for more information (church office has his contact info: info@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403), or email Beth Palmer, Director of Adult Discipleship (bpalmer@hilliardumc.org).

Men’s Open Basketball

Wednesdays 7:45-9:15pm in the Warehouse 839 gym. Exercise and have fun with a great group of guys. Not a league; it’s open gym basketball for individuals of all skill levels. Contact: Dave Bowman (church office has his contact info: info@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403).

Parents Group

Fall 2019 plan TBD – stay tuned for start date and discussion topic. Join hosts Darci Matheny, Laura Roeth, and other parents for weekly discussion and fellowship, while the kids are at our children’s programming. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, during the school year. Sanctuary building, room 305 (upper level of education wing). Childcare also provided.

Interested in any of these groups?

EXPRESS INTEREST / SIGN UP ONLINE HERE, or just show up anytime, or contact Beth Palmer directly (bpalmer@hilliardumc.org, 614.876.2403).