How Do I Meet People?

Our church is not a place for spectators. It is a place for team members. Whether you are a five-year old child, a ninety-five year old grandmother, a busy mom, or a businessman with big responsibilities, we want you to be a part of our vibrant church community. Here is how you can learn, serve, and grow at this church.



Sunday Bible Studies/Small Groups

       Sundays 10:30-11:30 AM  

Dining Room David Funke’s class has started a new study “Faith Under Fire” Four hot topics. A book with discussion and a DVD is being used.

Pastor’s Office Bill Bolin, Sr.’s class is studying The Gospel of John in the Serendipity New Testament. The class answers questions that are included.

Prayer Center Robert Bolin leads a study entitled “Altar Ego”. It is a 5-part study with DVD that explores, not what other people think you are or what you think you are, but what God knows you are.

Robert Ohmie leads a class that meets in the first room west of the west stairwell in the back hallway. They are studying a book entitled “The big book of New Testament Questions and Answers”. It contains 816 pages of questions that students from his New Testament intro classes have asked over the years and his answers to those questions.

Lifetree Group is led by Mark Dehncke. It meets in the 3rd classroom. Each week has a new topic for discussion. Each session has a DVD that participants watch where people talk about how their lives deal with the topic being discussed. The leader will ask questions to guide the discussion.

Children and Youth Ministries:

BYA meets in their basement room. They are currently using a curriculum entitled “No Deal”. This study looks at the topics and pressures that teens are dealing with in modern U.S. culture. The class is led by Jeanetta Bolin. Contact Jeanetta for more information.


Bible Studies

Women’s Bible Study group continues to meet on the first and third Thursdays each month. At 7:00 p.m. We have begun a study in the book of Ruth, “The Girls Still Got It” by Liz Higgs. Some members of the Bible study group volunteer to host the study at their homes. If you or someone you know is looking for a place to study the Bible and socialize with other women, we’d love to have you join us. Contact Emily Schaefer for more information.
Men’s Bible Study group meets at Bethany on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 7:00 a.m.. Leaders rotate and choose their own topic. A breakfast is usually served. Contact Erich Schieber or Mark Welty for more information.
Senior Activities

Breakfast: Meets on the 3rd Wednesday at 9:00am at Country Café, 2804 S. Seneca. This month – January 16

Afternoon Games: Wednesday, January 9 & 23- 1:00-3:00pm at the church. Join the fun with various games including Pitch, Dominoes, Hand & Foot, Pinochle, Yahtzee, Scrabble or ?