Adult Ministries

Each week we meet together to help one another grow in faith, support one another with life’s challenges, and serve our neighborhoods with the love of Christ working in and through us. Find a place to connect!

Sunday Adult Education
Mom to Mom
Men’s Sunrise Bible Study
Pastor’s Bible Study
Prayer Gatherings

Small Groups
New Members Classes

Breaking Bread
Community Night Dinner
Wed. Night Classes

Sunday Morning Adult Education

On Sunday mornings we offer classes with the aim of helping all of us grow in our faith, from the skeptic to the veteran believer. Stay updated on our latest class offerings via the bulletin, congregational email, and the event calendar on our website.

Seniors and Retirees at State Capitol in April

RT University

A group of seniors and retirees meets several times a year for a meal, presentation, special event, tour, or other outing. For information on the next gathering, contact Lynette Pemble.

Prayer Gatherings

On Wednesdays year round at 12:30 PM, pray in community for the needs of our congregation, denomination, nation, and world. Contact Barb Zuker.

Pastor’s Bible Study

At 10:00 AM on Wednesdays in the Quad, this group studies various passages of the Bible.

Adult Choir at RTC

Anyone who loves to sing is welcome to join the Adult Choir. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6:30 PM, September to May. Meet in the Sanctuary. Contact Director Laurie Harkema for more information.

Community Night Dinner

Skip cooking for a night and join us for a delicious buffet-style dinner on Wednesdays during the school year, from 5:45-6:30 PM in the gym. The suggested donation is only $5 for adults and kids 12 and older; $3 for kids 5-11, and kids under 5 eat free! Meals include a homemade entrée, sides, drinks, dessert, and an impressive salad bar.


Community Night Adult Classes

On Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:45 PM, September through March, keep growing in our dynamic classes.


New Members/ Inquirers Classes

There are opportunities offered throughout the year. 

Friends and Flicks

On the third Thursday of the month from September to May, at 6:00 PM, a group of ladies meets together in the Fellowship Hall for pizza, popcorn and a movie. Bring your own drink, please. Contact Judy Hamilton, and see the latest flick title on the event calendar.

Men’s Sunrise Bible Study

Early on Wednesdays (6:45-7:45 AM) year round, a group of men gather at the church to study the Bible. Contact John Kaufmann.

Groups of mothers meet on Tuesdays at 9:30 AM, September through April, to eat brunch, watch a DVD series by Linda Schulz Anderson on parenting, and then discuss the material, laugh together, and pray for one another. Nursery care is provided.

Click here to register for the 2021-2022 program.

Small Groups

There are several small groups that meet throughout the year in homes of church members, and there are opportunities for starting new groups.

Young Adults

A group of young marrieds and singles gathers occasionally for a meal, and to get to know one another.

Breaking Bread

Breaking Bread is a gathering of women. We eat together at the Grand Traverse Pie Co. on the fourth Thursday of the month in the back room from 6:00-8:00 PM. We have a devotional or sharing time, and praying. We have different “loving our neighbor” activities: Blessing bags and monthly fruit for the Homeless Angels, Precovid -backpacks, Christmas packages for the Refugee Development Center. It is a great way to get to know other women. We do lots of laughing and listening. Everyone is welcome. Come. For more information, contact Carla Bieber or Judy Hamilton.