The Well offers many groups that everyone can participate in, including weekly, once-a-month or series groups for a specific topic. Scroll down to find a small group that works with your schedule and interests! All groups are either meeting virtually or not at all until further notice from the UMC MN Conference. See updated phased re-gathering plan. View The Well Covid-19 Task Force updates HERE.
If you are interested in a small group – email the group leader.
ENGAGE: Baptism Quilters
Group not currently meeting. If you enjoy sewing and using that gift to give to others, come and join the Baptism Quilting Group. The group crafts machine-quilted Guardian Angel crib blankets presented to children at their baptism. These crafters usually meet at the Rosemount Campus on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm. Please contact us for the latest schedule. Leaders: Sherry Ames, firstname.lastname@example.org
GROUP IS NOT CURRENTLY MEETING. This informal group meets for recreational basketball and fellowship. Meets Saturday mornings at 8:00am at the Rosemount campus gym. Leader: Jim Dibley, email@example.com
Disciple is an in-depth study of the Bible. This group meets on Monday nights at at 6:30 pm.
ENGAGE: Discussion Group Thu 2pm
This group discusses the current sermon series. A great group to meet new people! Meets on Thursdays at 2 pm at the Rosemount campus in the Chapel. Leader: Pam Webber, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Faith Reflections
This group meets weekly on Thursdays at 1pm at the Rosemount campus. Consider joining this group for an insightful afternoon of discussion, reflection and fellowship.
ENGAGE: Faith in Education
Meeting the second Tuesday of each month, this adult small group is for anyone who works in education: teachers, paraprofessionals, therapists, bus drivers, admin, food service, etc. Group focus: Prayer, what does the Bible say about children, teachers, etc., how do we practice good self-care as educators?
ENGAGE: Friday Morning Men's Bible Study
Join a great group of men each Friday morning from 8 to 9:30 am at Ecumen (Seasons) in Apple Valley. There are wonderful discussions and sharing of life experiences by those attending. All are welcome! Coffee served, breakfast ($-charge)
God Overseeing Lovers of the Fairway Play golf with a group of great folks! Meets the last Sunday of the month at 1:30 pm at Rich Valley Golf Club (Apr-Oct), A Lot of Green Golf (Jan-Mar)
ENGAGE: GET IT! (Guy's Evening Thing)
End your day with this small group: Men's fellowship and book studies. Meets Wednesdays at 7:30 - 9:00pm at The Rosemount campus. Leaders: Ron Long, email@example.com and Larry Greaves, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Growing Old is not for Sissies
A monthly SUPPORT group, this group is open to ALL friends who would like to understand topics surrounding aging and taking care of aging parents. Meetings take place on Zoom every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Sign up here: https://forms.gle/1gmewAqNiuyJbF9v6
ENGAGE: M&M's Moms on Mondays
This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Get together for fellowship with other moms to share joys, concerns and support each other.
Every Other Monday
ENGAGE: Mobility Worldwide
This group will work on projects supporting personal mobility, such as fabricating wood and assembling wood and steel components. Every Tuesday, 9am-12:30pm, off-site in NW Minneapolis. Carpool from Apple Valley. Leader: Mark Moffitt, email@example.com Contact Mark for carpool information
ENGAGE: Open Hearts & Minds
This women's group uses sermon topics and books to engage in discussion. We look forward to welcoming new members!
Every Other Sunday
ENGAGE: Parents of Young Children
Looking for a way to connect with other parents? This new small group meets at the Rosemount campus. Come for the 5:30pm meal and you won't even have to cook! We'll connect with others in our same stage of life in a casual group and discuss issues of family, faith, and go deeper into the weekly sermon. No previous small group experience necessary! Childcare is provided.
ENGAGE: Piecemakers Quilting Group
Join this group to make quilts, enjoy fellowship and food, engage in prayer and support. No experience necessary! Meets Wednesdays at 9:00 am - noon at the Rosemount campus. Coffee, treats and fellowship at 10:30. Leader: DeeAnn Reihsen, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Prayer Shawl
This group knits or crochets prayer shawls to give to those needing an extra loving touch. Meets 1st Thursday of the month at 7:00pm at the Rosemount campus. Leader: Bonnie Student, email@example.com
First Thursday of Every Month
ENGAGE: Ride UMCYCLISTS
Ride UMCyclists is a casual bicycle-riding small group that meets for fellowship and exercise. Using fantastic trailheads around our wonderfully bike-friendly cities, rides are typically 10 miles, last from one to three hours and are tailored to the skill levels of those who show up. All skill levels are welcome. JOIN THE "RIDE UMCYCLISTS" GROUP ON FACEBOOK OR CONTACT BILL. Leader: Bill Middlecamp firstname.lastname@example.org 952-457-7263
ENGAGE: Rosemount Readers
This monthly group meets for fellowship and to discuss a variety of books from a cross-section of genres. Check the monthly newsletter for the current book. Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 5:30 pm at the Rosemount campus, varies in May and December.
ENGAGE: Rubber Stamping Group
Explore your creative side! Make 3-4 greeting cards and enjoy good conversation. Demonstrations are given for those new to this craft. Meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm except for December (no meeting.) Leader: Pat Roberts, email@example.com
ENGAGE: Run UMC
RunUMC meets most Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm for a 3 mile run/30 minute walk. Join in on fitness, fresh air and fellowship. For the latest information, "LIKE" the RunUMC Facebook page. To get updates through email, contact the group leader, Dawn Dibley, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Seek Group
This group meets weekly, at the Rosemount campus, on Wednesday nights at 6 pm. The group discusses the current sermon series or other pertinent topics.
6:00 - 7:30 PM
ENGAGE: Seeking Hearts
This group meets Sundays from 10:15-11:15 am at the Rosemount campus. Open to new members! Leader: Tim Herbst, email@example.com
ENGAGE: Simpson Shelter
Once a month, volunteers from The Well prepare and serve a meal for the Simpson Shelter in Minneapolis. The mission of Simpson Housing Services is to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. Cooking takes place at the Rosemount campus beginning around 8 am. Volunteers meet at the church at 4:30 pm to load food and carpool to the shelter. Contact Meredith Johnson for cooking: firstname.lastname@example.org Rich Wirt for serving: email@example.com
ENGAGE: Sunday Night Small Group
This is a great group to join to meet new people! Sunday evenings at 6 pm in Rosemount, Room D120. Leaders: Sherrie Holck, firstname.lastname@example.org Linda and John Shirley, email@example.com
ENGAGE: The Well's Book Club
Join this group in a relaxed atmosphere for fellowship and a book discussion. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Fireside Restaurant in Rosemount (3410 150th Street West) Leader Sherrie Holck, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Tuesday Men's Thing (TMT)
Get your day off to a good start. This men's group meets for fellowship and discussion on Tuesday mornings from 6:30-7:30am at the Rosemount campus. Leaders: Tom Montgomery, email@example.com and Troy Mc Corkell, firstname.lastname@example.org
ENGAGE: Welcome to The Well
Welcome to The Well is a 2-week small group designed to meet new people and get to know the purpose and values of The Well. Please contact Brianna Hager for more information, email@example.com
6:00 - 7:30 PM
MUSIC: Chancel Bells
Would you like to learn a new skill? Bell ringing is a challenging and rewarding activity. Become part of a group of friends while starting a life-long learning experience, maintaining a traditional skill, and contributing to worship. Chancel Bells provides music at the 9:00 am Traditional worship service at the Rosemount campus. Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Rosemount.
MUSIC: Chancel Choir
Come join the choir! This fall, the Chancel Choir begins a new season of music ministry and would love for you to join them. Rehearsals on Wednesdays at 7pm. All past and new singers (high school and up) are welcome to be a part of this choral experience. Singing weekly at the 9:00 am service, the choir brings a variety of musical styles into worship. Please consider joining this small group ministry and family called Chancel Choir! Leader: Natalie Olsen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSIC: Rejoice Worship Team
The Rejoice Worship Team sings at the Sunday 10:30 am Modern worship service at the Rosemount campus. Accompanied by a band, this group leads worship with upbeat, motivational music. Practice is on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm in the Family Life Center at the Rosemount campus.