Life Groups @ GFUMC build relationships that grow us in our faith with God,
help make Jesus known to our community, and change lives.
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Cooking for Jesus
Led by Mary-Ann Swider

These ladies are cooking! From Italian sausage bread to cream puffs this group is having fun cooking with Jesus. While the menu varies their faith does not. 

Games and Glory
Led by Erica Martin

New start date – May 21st

Games & Glory Life Group is FUN!! Fellowship, faith, board games, card games, and pizza! Open to all ages, both guys and gals. Students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Invite someone to join you! 

  • Starts Friday, May 21st, at 6:00 pm, room 205/main building, 
  • Meets on the 3rd Friday of every month. Email
  • Contact Erica Martin (button below) to save your spot and give a headcount for pizza!


God Cares
Led by Kitten Daily

This fun group of women join together to create original and beautiful cards of encouragement to share God’s love. God Cares group meets  the 2nd Friday of every month from 10:30am-12:00pm.  Bring your own snacks or drinks.



Created to Create
 Led by Hannah Davis

Calling all you crafty folks, this group is open to women and men, and mature teenagers too! It’s time to put your art/craft skills to work! Hannah Davis invites you to join her and others for art and crafts in all mediums (drawing, painting, sculpting, carving, photography, etc.). Depending on the type of project, supplies will be bring your own. 


Smoke and A Prayer

 Led by Matt Arnold & Chris Bentley

If you love to grill or smoke foods, and enjoy outdoor cooking this is the group for you! Join Matt and Chris for an outdoor cooking experience like no other.  This group is food, fun, and fellowship at its best


 Hiking with Him/Hymn

Led by Kathy Dahlke

Come explore the hiking trails at Guntersville State Park! Enjoy the beauties and wonders of the woods as we spend quality time together and join the “music of the spheres” in a hymn of praise to HIM who is the creator and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

  • Dogs welcome
  • No cost
  • Bring your own snacks & water
  • Trail choice/duration TBA                               (based on participant interest)


Sisters in Stitches
 Led by Debbie Gunter &
Marquita Jones

Come join  other craft-skilled ladies who do all types of specialty items and have a common bond in “hand work”. Bring your stitch piece to work on while you visit with others, meet new people, and share your knowledge. This group will have a variety of items ranging from needle art, cross stitch, needle point, crochet, and more! You will also see rug hooking, wool applique, and quilting. This group will be full of fun, faith and fellowship!

 By Immersion

 Led by Laura Thigpen

Hosted by Penny Maddox

By Immersion is a women’s water aerobics group that you know is going to be filled with fun and faith! Due to the limited pool space this class can only accommodate 10-12 women, sign-up is required. Start date is TBD, expected to run from  June-August.



Bicycle Excursions

Led by Kathy Dahlke

Have you ever biked the Greenways in Huntsville, or the Chef Ladiga “Rails-to-Trails”? Come join Kathy Dahlke and others for biking! The dedicated bike paths and trails will be paved and free from motorized traffic. This is for adults and youth, with options for a variety of skill, distance, and endurance levels.

  • Bring your own bike & helmet
  • Bring your own snacks & water
  • Must provide your own transportation


Meatless Meals!
Led by Kathy Dahlke
Plant-based cooking! Discover tasty, healthy, plant-based recipes in this “make, taste and take” Life Group! 
Cost:  Suggested donation to cover costs approximately $5.00 -10.00 per gathering
Age:  Adults & older youth