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​Do you have the skills to facilitate or co-facilitate a small group study?  Contact Mike Gearhart, Dave Gearhart, or Pam Walker.  You can be as involved as you wish to be in leading or participating in a small group as early as this fall 2018!

Looking Ahead - You are needed!!

The Discipleship committee needs you! Here are some possible future studies.  Check this site for updates...

         Prime Time with the Pastor  (1 session only for newcomers) To be announced.
         Companions in Christ (5 session study)
         Half-Truths (based upon Adam Hamilton's book of the same name) 

         A Disciples Path  (6 to 7 week study)

​         A Disciples Heart (6 to 7 week study)


What is the best time and day of the week for you?  Is there a book study you'd like to attend?  Or, maybe,  would you like to facilitate a small group study?   Suggest it to Mike or David or Pam  -  They want to hear from you!

​​Small Group Studies 

Men's Study Group - This group has begun a new study based upon "A Disciple's Path".  The group meets in the home of Brian Ebbers, Thursdays at 7pm.  To participate contact Brian or Mike Gearhart or the church office.

Women's Wednesday Study Group - This new group began meeting on September 20, 2017, and meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8pm in the church parlour/conference room.  Facilitators and study focus are flexible and vary as those attending establish directions.  The group welcomes all interested people, regardless of church affiliation.  Bring your voice to this safe place, sharing and listening to discussions on a variety of subjects.

Contact Pam Walker or the church office if you  would like further details.  

​Women's Thursday Study Group - this group resumed meeting on March 2nd, 7 pm, in the church parlour, took a short break over Easter, then began again May 4th, 2017.  This group has reached maximum size and is now closed. 

If you'd like to form a new study, for women, men, or both, contact Mike Gearhart, Dave Gearhart, or Pam Walker - it would be great to have more small groups involved in intentional spiritual study!  Talk is underway to form a Wednesday 7pm small group study beginning fall 2017.  Contact Pam Walker or Judi White if you are interested in attending an August meeting to discuss what this group might entail.


Wellsprings - ​Wednesdays at 7pm, in the church parlour/conference room, is facilitated by Kathy Van Lente. This group is for women only, please. The group springs into active status when a need arises, as it is project based.  This group regularly takes the responsibility to refurbish and organize all costumes in preparation for the December service known as Bring-A-Kid Sunday, when any child present (who wants to) participates in our annual Nativity pageant (no speaking parts required).  

Prayer Groups

Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.:  Coloma/Riverside Joint Prayer Group ongoing weekly prayer at Riverside UMC every week.

Tuesdays 1:30 p.m.: Prayer Group ongoing weekly prayer based upon the Upper Room devotional and all received prayer requests, whether anonymous, called in to the office, written, mailed, and even emailed using the Contact Us form located on this website. If  you are interested, use the Contact Us form (upper right corner on every website page), or contact the church office during normal business hours.  The Tuesday group varies its location.


Adult Sunday School

Sundays 11:00 a.m.:  Life Lessons  Held weekly in Coloma UMC's conference room.  All are welcome!

Bible Study

Mondays 4:00 p.m.:  Bible Study is held in the church conference room (formerly known as the parlour).  This is a lively, friendly group. Discussion is encouraged, but not required!​  Again, all are welcome.

Small Group Studies

Small Group Studies  -  Growing in Christ