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 once a month. 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 such as 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 (usually 1st and 3rd Sundays), 6:30-8pm. Sanctuary building, room 206 (parlor, on main level). Facilitators: Earlene Sanborn, Ginny Blasingame, &/or 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). Contacts: George Clark and Steve Larrick.

RIPPLES (Retired Persons Group)

Meets the fourth Monday of each month for dinner (except in winter). 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). Contact: 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).

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).