Groups

Here you can find details and contact information about the church’s many community, social, and support groups. Our church is also involved with many ecumenical groups such as the Community Prayer Path and Labyrinth, Habitat for Humanity, Community Hot Meal, Huron Food Pantry, Salvation Army, Ministerial Association, Vacation Bible School, other worship services and events. For more information or to be in touch with any of the groups listed below, please contact the church office at (419) 433-3984 or secretary@huronumc.org.
Other small groups spring up as people have interest.

A New Dawn is a bereavement support group for adult survivors of divorce. This group is a one-time per week / 6-session group that will help grieving divorcees normalize and cope with their unique grieving experience. In addition to providing information about the grieving process in general, this group will cover topics pertaining to the unique struggles that a newly divorced person will face in their grief. Brought to you by Stein Hospice. Group Dates: August 17th, August 24th, August 31st, September 7th, September 14th, September 21st. All sessions will be held at United Methodist Church 338 Williams St. Huron Ohio 44839 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Contact Name: Bereavement Care Liaison, Kathy Failor: (419) 625-5269 or kfailor@steinhospice.org

Adult Christian Living gathers as a 9:00 AM Sunday School class and also for social times.

Contact Name: Ben and Bonnie Lindsley

Learn and practice Ballroom Dancing! This group meets Tuesdays at 7:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Interested persons may stop in any Tuesday evening and meet the group. Come as a single or a couple.

Contact Name: Bruce Kirby

Under the direction of Ron Brooker, the Chancel Choir blesses our 10:00 AM worship service with their glorious anthems on Sunday mornings from September through May. Practice is held each week on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM. New members are always welcome and may join at any time — no audition required.

Contact Name: Ron Brooker

Christ Connections supports the pastor’s visitation ministry with calls to hospitals and nursing homes. Contact the pastor with your interest or if a visit is desired. (419) 433-3984.

Contact Name: Roger Skelley-Watts

Clogging is a true American dance style that originated in the Appalachian Mountains but differs from tap dancing in technique and equipment. The Christian Cloggers Dance Team is a faith based ministry. They dance at nursing homes, assisted living residences, festivals, fairs and church events throughout Erie, Huron and surrounding counties. Their musical selections include pop/rock, country, patriotic, contemporary Christian, Celtic and Christmas tunes. This group meets Mondays and Thursdays at 5:00 PM. Beginner classes are held every spring and fall. There is a monthly team dues of $10 per student. For more information call: Donna Neer, (419) 366-0471 or Cheryl Dietz, (440) 653-0875.

Contact Name: Donna Neer or Cheryl Dietz

Older youth and young adults meet as a 9:00 AM Sunday School class. They also get together for social activities.

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Emotions Anonymous (EA) is meeting at HUMC on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 5 (Prayer Room). EA offers a 12-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. The program is open to anyone who has a desire to become emotionally well. Members attend for various reasons, among them depression, anxiety, relationship problems and other emotional difficulties.

Contact Name: Irene K.: 419-616-3261; irenie66@gmail.com

These volunteers are on-call to prepare a dish and/or help serve a lunch on the occasion of a funeral. This meal is a great comfort to family and friends during their time of grief. Please call to join or help.

Contact Name: Sarah Ennis

Heart of Ohio Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal weekend retreat program set up separately for teens, men, and women. Over 50 of our church members have attended. Check out the schedule on www.heartofohioemmaus.org .

Contact Name: Bruce and Becky Rookstool or Ron Brooker

The Huron United Methodist Church Quilt Connection was formed in April of 2013 by Cathi Dix and Beth Anne McFarland out of their love for quilts. The group has grown to about a dozen members who meet to share their knowledge, enjoy great fellowship, and “connect” with a mission focus. “Business” meeting is one Monday per month at 7:00 PM in the Youth Lounge (the Monday that precedes the 3rd Friday). Additionally, “Quilt & Stitch Days” are scheduled for the first and third Fridays of each month to work on any sewing project and last from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (BYO Lunch). Projects include making quilts for the Flat Rock Homes Quilt Auction, Prayer Quilts, our 150th Anniversary Signature Quilt, as well as individual projects. New quilters are always welcome.

Contact Name: Cathi Dix or Beth Anne McFarland

The Media Team enhances worship through audio-visual projection during worship at both services and special events. Anyone with an interest in audio or video production is welcome to participate.

Contact Name: Chris Harlan

Meets each Wednesday morning at 6:15 AM for breakfast, devotion, and prayer. All are welcome.

Contact Name: Terry Wiseman or Bruce Rookstool

Parenting with Scripture is a Sunday School class for those with school-aged children. They meet at 9:00 AM.

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Prayer Chain connects people instantly through e-mails with prayers of need, concern, or joy. In a time of surgery, illness, emergency, accident, etc., the power of many people holding you up in prayer can be overwhelming.

Contact Name: Carolyn Wiseman

Senior Luncheon meets the third Thursday of each month (second Thursday in December) at 11:30 AM, followed by an interesting program. The meal is catered by Janet Majoy and the cost is $7. Contact Judi Graham (419) 433-5609, or call the Church Office (419) 433-3984 to sign up.

Contact Name: Judi Graham

The Soul Anchors Praise Band is the musical group for our 8:00 AM Praise Service on Sundays. They practice every Wednesday evening at 8:00.

Contact Name: Ron Brooker

U-Knitted Nations is a knitting group that gets together to produce items for needy persons locally and around the world, Mondays from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.

Contact Name: Sandy Stierhoff

Women’s Bible Study offers a Fall session and a Winter/Spring session, on Tuesday mornings from 9:00-11:00. Studies use DVDs and study guide workbooks from the Bible studies by Christian women authors and run for 7-12 consecutive weeks. This program is open to anyone. Purchase of the workbook is the only expense (usually under $20). This next session is already scheduled… Spring Study beginning Tuesday, March 21, 2017 (9:00-11:00 AM) for 7 weeks: “Gideon” by Priscilla Shirer. Winter Study: TBD

Contact Name: Julie Lesnett 419-433-6415