There are several small groups to plug into wherever you are on your spiritual journey that meet at various times and locations.

We also offer weekly, deeper accountability groups grounded in love & scripture for those ready to walk the path of transformation in an intentional community.

For more information on how to get involved in small groups, contact:  Rachel Gilmore. 

Celebration of Disciplines

Study of the spiritual disciplines

Mondays, 6 pm – 7 pm, Feb. 19 – March 26

409 First Colonial Rd.

Looking for a study during the Lenten season? This 6-week study based on Richard Foster’s Celebration of Discipline will help you discover a richer spiritual life infused joy, peace, and a deeper understanding of God. Childcare provided.  For more info contact Sarah BranchClick-here to sign-up if you are interested in attending this group.

Couple’s Night Out

3rd Saturday, 5 pm—8 pm

409 First Colonial Rd.

The night begins with a short 20-minute meditation on marriage and then you can head out for a date.  Please be back by 8 pm.  Please pack a dinner for your child/children.  We will take the first 10 families or 30 children that RSVP to


Tuesdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm

409 First Colonial Rd.

(in the craft room)

All knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Starting prayer shawl ministry.  Shawls to be given to those in need of comfort.  Prayer shawls can never be bought. For more information contact Jean Schimmel, (757) 340-1852.

Connectional Garden 

Meets at various times

409 First Colonial Rd.

Reconnect to creation while building healthier communities.  Join this emerging endeavor to develop community gardens throughout the city to bring fresh, garden-grown produce to food deserts in our community.  For more info or to volunteer contact Rick D

Friday Night Fellowship

3rd Friday, 7 pm –  8 pm

409 First Colonial Rd.

(in Pearsall Classroom)

Join us as we meet to study God’s work and fellowship with one another. For more info contact Bob Pearsall.



3rd Tuesday of the month

@ local restaurant

Join us for an informal get-together to meet & fellowship with one another.  All invited for great time! For more information contact Char James or Rosemary Barker.


Scott’s Sisters Women’s Fellowship Circles 
Mary Scott Circle
2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am

@ 409 First Colonial Rd.
For more info contact Bobbie Wilcox
Ruth Circle
2nd Monday of month,
7 pm
@ church or in a home
For more info contact Cheryl McClenney:
Working Mom’s Circle 
2nd Sunday of month,
4 pm 
@ 409 First Colonial Rd.
Childcare provided. For more info contact Kelly Thiele.

 Sunday School Classes

We have two adult Sunday School classes that meet on

Sundays at 10 am:

  • Brad Bulla leads a discussion based- study in the Bulla Sunday School room. 
  • Bob Pearsall leads a study in the Pearsall Sunday School room.  

 Join us for great fellowship and discipleship on Sunday mornings!

 Contact:  Brad Bulla –  (757) 427-6279

                  Bob Pearsall –  (757) 428-4049

Theology Thursdays

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Tapped Crafthouse – Red Mill Commons

(2181 Upton Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23454)

Free childcare will be provided at Nimmo UMC (located less than a mile away) Come join us as Pastors Brandon & Rachel take a hot topic or passage of Scripture and debate it from two different angles.  There will be time to ask them questions about faith, Scripture or the church and to talk in small groups following the “debate.”  Folks from both churches are invited to come out and grow in our ability to agree and lovingly disagree about faith-related issues. For more info contact Pastor Rachel