We believe that our lives are better when shared together! We have fun opportunities to get to know others at Epworth no matter what stage of life you’re in. 

Parent Connections

Our objectives are to help parents make time for themselves and to expand their friendships at
Epworth. We even provide free childcare during most of our activities. It's a chance to get out, have some fun, and meet new people. These events are for all parents: single, divorced, married, just trying to survive! All are welcome! Watch our events page for upcoming dates and times.

Friends in Faith Socials 

We are a group of people who are actively seeking to strengthen our Christian character through opportunities to share in fellowship. We welcome adults of any age to join us. Click here to ask questions or contact someone regarding Friends in Faith.

Bunco: All women are welcome, even if you have never played before. Bunco is a simple game, but it is more about the Christian fellowship. Bring a side dish, appetizer or dessert to share. We start at 6:30pm with dinner before we play. Our upcoming meeting times are 

    • Due to the COVID threat, we are temporarly suspending our Bunco gatherings. Please check back soon and/or follow the Epworth Tower, weekly e-mails and bulletins for new information.  We are all praying for better days ahead and looking forward to welcoming everyone back again!

Book Club: Friends in Faith Book club is back!  Everyone is welcome to join us at 7pm on the forth Tuesday of each month at Epworth.   We serve up lively discussion at every meeting but regret that we currently are serving dessert due to COVID restrictions.  Please feel free to bring your own bottled water.  Our upcoming meeting times are:

    • Tuesday, October 27, 7 pm at Epworth.   The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The House, Barnes and Noble's Book of the Year for 2019 is what we will be discussing.  
    • Tuesday, November 24, 7 pm at Epworth.  The Guardians, by John Grisham.

The Mix

Get Social! Jump into The Mix! The Mix is a social group for energetic, fun-loving adults, college age and up, seeking friendships and new connections. Almost anything goes – from pizza and game night, to baseball games, to paintball. Make new friends, find common interests, and have some laughs. Bring a friend or neighbor. Childcare will be provided, but we must know at least a week in advance. If you have questions, email Janice, or call the church office at 419.531.4236 or see our events page for upcoming dates. 

Adult Singles

Widowed, divorced or never married adults from the Toledo area community are invited to join in Christian fellowship. RSVP to Nancy Hauer

  • July 6: 12 noon - Lunch at Barry Bagel's Sylvania Ave & Holland Sylvania Rd. followed by Handel's ice cream special.
  • July 21: 1pm - BYO box lunch at Wildwood Metropark Central Ave. Second parking lot. View the Manor House and/or walk the trail. 

United Methodist Women

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church."

  • Deborah Circle: Women from a variety of ages and stages, who desire friendship and Christian support, meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9:30 am in the Epworth lounge. Service projects are adopted as the need arises.
  • Pricilla Circle: This group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:30 am for fellowship and service. We use our crafting skills to benefit many ministries in the church.

Local sports & music concerts

Our fellowship committee plans local events throughtout the year. They range from local sporting events, to musical concerts, picnics at Lakeside Chautauqua, and much more! Everyone is welcome to attend these fun events. Watch our publications for details.