seasonal groups

classes and groups that are focused on seasonal topics (ex: Lent, Advent, etc.)

grow groups

A place for people to belong & believe, featuring bible studies, topical groups, leadership, & group events.

Thursday Morning Women

Fellowship and care are an important part of life the life of this women’s group. We see a need, and we fill it. Serving is a very large part of who we are! Join us if you enjoy discussing life’s tough stuff, learning what it means to be a Christ follower, and serving our community!

Starting April 29th, we will be discussing Adam Hamilton’s “The Call” The Life and Message of The Apostle Paul .

Meets every Thursday morning at 10:00 am in the First UMC Fellowship Hall.

Exploring a Legacy of Prayer

Our individual personalities and backgrounds bring a variety of ways to connect and be in relationships with others, and the same is true with our spiritual connection to God through prayer. Come and explore a variety of ancient prayer practices, discover your unique prayer type, and explore ways of passing on a legacy of prayer to the next generation. All ages welcome!

*currently following the sermon series “Devoted” by focusing on each week’s scripture.

Meets each Saturday at 8:30 am via ZOOM (video conferencing). Enjoy fellowship from the comfort of your own homes in your jammies with a cup of coffee or tea! Contact the First UMC office for more information

Women of Grace

What does a godly woman look like? What does it mean to live as a woman of grace? This study is centered around the notion that the Bible gives us examples of fierce, godly women. Join us as we discuss the lives of these biblical women and discover what it means to be a woman of grace!

Currently studying Messy People by Jennifer Cowart.

This study meets the 2nd Saturday of every month at 9:00am in the FirstChurch lounge.

Backroom Boys

Gathering of early rising men who meet to solve the world’s problems during fellowship time, and discuss the common lectionary bible readings for the next day.​​ Every Saturday @ 7:00am in the FIRST CHURCH lounge.

Adult Sunday School

Sunday mornings at 8:30 am in the Church Lounge

Morning Glories

Formerly Esther Circle. As our group changes, we will continue to discuss the truth of the word of God with fellowship and community. Join us as we come together to give God the glory!

First Wednesday of every month at 9:00am in the FIRST CHURCH Lounge.

Late Risers

At the Wheel Inn Restaurant, over sweet rolls and coffee, this mens group solves most of the problems of the world, and then discusses a reading from the Upper Room daily devotional. If you enjoy conversation, camaraderie and a spiritual discussion, you’ll probably enjoy this group.  ​Every Saturday at 9:00 am in the back room of The Wheel Inn.

community groups

A place for people to feel like they belong. Featuring groups focusing on fellowship, community building and encouragement through life experiences.


Do you enjoy conversation around a meal? Lunch-a-bunch is a group that invites people age 70+ to come together and enjoy lunch, fellowship, and life together.​ Come join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11:30 am @ Godfather’s Pizza.

50s and 60s

If you grew up with Gomer Pile, Andy Griffith, I Dream of Genie, The Beach Boys, Jaws, and you know who Gumby is; this group is for you. ​We will meet June 17th (at Dempsey’s) and July 15th (Location to be announced) at 6:30 pm. We will be meeting at a different location each month for fun and fellowship.

30s and 40s

A community group for 30 and 40 year olds with relationship building in mind. This group will meet around a dinner table, always having something to eat as well as something to learn about life. You are welcome to join us Thurs. June 17th at 6:30 pm and July 15th. For more info please contact Lucas at

serve groups

a place for people to use their gifts and knowledge to transform our community and our world.

Blended Worship Team

2019 began our new endeavor to blend multiple music styles and worship elements to share the gospel with as many people as possible. Our blended service is held every Sunday at 10:00am. This service features a music team that blends traditional and modern music, liturgical and experiential worship elements, and brings together multiple generations to worship God. If you are gifted in music and have a connection to any style of worship music, we would love to have you as part of the team!

Worship Team

A SERVE GROUP where skilled musicians use their gifts to be examples of worship, featuring modern instrumentation and arrangements of music. Technology is also a big part of our Contemporary worship experience. If you know computers, cameras, or would like to assist in making the Sunday Evening worship experience engaging, we would love to have you as part of the team! Examples: piano, guitar, bass, drums, vocal, audio/visual, technology, and social media via livestream. ​Contact Lucas Severson at 605-886-4427.

Chancel Choir

Are you gifted in singing? Would you like to make a  joyful noise with your voice? This is a group of adults who feel the call to lead people in music with a multitude of voices.

Bell Choir

Would you like to create beautiful music with a team? This group utilizes bells to glorify God in music. Please join us as we ring out, in son, the glory of God! ​