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Stitches of Love

1st & 3rd Wed, 9:30-11 am at Church/ Zoom

Knit or crochet prayer shawls, lap blankets, and more for persons in need of a hug, or work on personal projects. Beginners welcome. Meets in Multi-purpose Room in the fall and via zoom in poor weather.

Contact: Laura Olson or Dorothy Moore 

Tuesday Women’s Study Group

Tuesdays, 10 am at church

Join other women for spirited discussions of spiritual topics, current events, books, and more as selected by the group.

Contact: Arlene Marks

Nardineer Artisans

Saturday before the first Sunday of the Month, 8 AM

Nardin Park’s Bread Making Group meets on Saturday before Communion Sunday (the first Sunday of the month) and prepares fresh bread and treats while sharing recipes. Cupcakes, muffins, and extra treats will be made for our Youth Ministries to sell after both services the following day, with proceeds going to their mission trip.

Contact: Gianna Lampertius 

Saturday Morning Men’s Book Group

Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am at church

This group is for men who enjoy reading and discussing challenging and thought-provoking books, bringing their own perspectives and experiences for lively and respectful discussion. Members share in leading discussions.

Contact:  Rev. Marshall Dunlap 



4th Sunday of the Month at church, 7 PM

A Nardin Park tradition! Singles and couples gather to discuss current films after viewing them on their own in theaters or on streaming services.

Contact: Dorothy Moore or Sue Genschoreck 


1st Sunday 10:00-11:00 am;
Hybrid- (at church and via zoom)

A welcoming, multi-generational, spirit-led women’s gathering; an opportunity to take a breath and enjoy fellowship, support, and spiritual renewal.

Contact: Sara Ventura 

Evening Star

4th Mondays, noon at church

This group welcomes all women and their friends. Bring a lunch and talk about life events and prayer requests, sometimes using a book or video, may also include speakers, making art, or service projects.

Contact: Sue Genschoreck or Dorothy Moore

Stephen Ministry


Regular meetings after training completed

Stephen Ministers provide confidential one-to-one caring ministry for others who are in need of someone to walk with them through a difficult time. Becoming a Stephen Minister requires 50 hours of training after completing an application and interview. Time commitment is up to eight hours per month, giving to others and feeling the reward of serving. For men and women.

Contact Stephen Leaders: Lynette Thayer or Robynn Reed 

If you would like to join a group or have an idea for a new group, contact the church office.