Small Groups for Adults

Connect, Engage, and Make a Difference

Caregivers Group

Last Monday of the month 1 – 3PM

Be supported, talk with other caregivers, learn a new tip or trick, and take time to rejuvenate. 


Craft Circle

2nd Thursday at 9:30 AM

Connect with others who practice or are interested in arts and crafts. Each meeting features an interesting presentation by an artist or crafter.

Creativity, the Arts and God

Thursdays at 9:30 AM

No special skills are required. Using a variety of supplies, something different is created each time. Led by a local artist.



Family Promise Volunteers

Periodically, Church of the Dunes hosts families from Family Promise of the Lakeshore. This organization serves families seeking housing. Volunteers coordinate and host these stays at the church.




Meets on Monday mornings during the late spring and summer months.

Contact the church for details.


Wednesdays at 6PM

Knit, crochet and enjoy conversation.



Ladies 3rd Wednesday Coffee Group

3rd Wednesday of the month at 9AM

Come for breakfast or just coffee and fellowship and  laughter.  

Meets at a local restaurant – contact the church office for details.

Men’s Coffee Group

Wednesdays at 9AM

Share in tall stories, laughter, and fellowship. All men are welcome.

Meets at local restaurants- contact the church office for details.


Monday Evening Book Discussion Group

4th Monday at 6:30PM

This group meets monthly to discuss an engaging novel or biography.


Morning Communion

3rd Wednesday at 8:30AM

This 30-minute service includes a devotion and communion. The small group setting is a wonderful time to connect with God and others. 



Prayer Shawl Work Bee

Mondays 10AM

Panera Bread, Grand Haven

A welcoming group that knits and crochets items to give to those in need. 


Supper House Volunteers

4th Friday of the month, 3:30 – 6PM

Supper House, Muskegon

Volunteers from Church of the Dunes serve hot meals to guests of Supper House in Muskegon.


Wednesday Suppers

Wednesdays 5:15 – 6PM

Enjoy a meal before Wednesday evening classes and music rehearsals.

Donations are appreciated to defray expenses.

The Dunesmen        

(United Methodist Men)

The Dunesmen meets on the 2nd Monday of the month, April – December, 6PM.  Enjoy a light supper, entertaining and informative speakers, and fellowship.  RSVP is requested for dinner. 

Old Fogies meets as needed year round for seasonal clean-up  projects, and maintenance tasks at the church.

ROMEOs  (Retired Old Men Eating Out)  meets the 3rd Tuesdays at 9AM at a local restaurant. Contact the church for location information. 

United Methodist Women 


Hosts social and mission-focused events in addition to monthly Circle meetings. Circle meetings are held at the church. They include a devotion, a speaker or  program, and refreshments.

There are three women’s circles in the UMW that meet monthly.

 Mary Circle – 1st Thursday, 7PM

 Esther Circle – 2nd Tuesday, 1PM

Ruth Circle – 1st Thursday, 7PM

You do not need to be a member of the church to participate in groups and activities.