Connect groups form a sense of community with others around a common interest. Groups meet throughout the year.
United Methodist Women
The organized unit is a community of women with a purpose. Together they educate to transform, serve and advocate and grow spiritually. To find out more information go to UMW groups and activities page.
Book Women: Reading Beyond Our Doors
All women are welcome; diverse age-group desired. Members read the same book. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Lounge, Sept. thru May. Contact, Jan Engle.
Boy Scout Troop 36
Young men, ages 11 to 17, are invited to join the Boy Scouts of America at Central. Boy Scouts is the largest leadership development organization for young men, with extra focus on outdoor activities. Visit www.scouting.org for additional information about Boy Scouts of America. The troop is active in monthly campouts & hikes and a year end high adventure. Contact, Boy Scout Troop 36 for more information.
A social group who love the game of bridge. Two rounds are played before lunch and two after lunch. Bring your own lunch. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 10:30-2 or 3:00 in room 301. Contact, Doris Thibedeau.
Girl Scout Troop 4598
This is a multi level Troop providing a high quality scouting experience for girls of all ages. The Troop plans one Saturday activity each month and participates in council sponsored events, community service projects, Parents Night Out, and various fundraising activities. The troop meets at Central on Tuesday evenings. The Girl Scouts Michigan Shore to Shore, provides a broad view of the program, find out more about Girl Scouts of Michigan. Contact, Heather Valliere for more information.
Knit One, Crochet Too
Join others who knit or crochet for a time of fellowship and book discussion over the needles and hooks. Newcomers and those wanting to learn how to knit or crochet are welcome. Meets weekly year round, Tuesdays from 10:30-noon in the church lounge. Contact, Jackie Baker.
Those who have lost someone dear to them are invited to join others who have experienced loss by sharing memories, support and friendship. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:15 pm. in the lounge. Contact, Beth Whiting.
Men's Breakfast Group
This is a fellowship group composed of older church members and friends. Younger men are also encouraged to join them for breakfast and good conversation at the Traverse City Elks Lodge on Bay Street at 8:30am on the first Wednesday of each month except January and July. Contact Harvey Norris at 231-947-1032.
Women's Book Group
For women who enjoy reading and sharing their books. Not everyone necessarily reads the same book. Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm in members homes. Contact, Ruth Jones.