Being a part of a small group is a blessing. We hope that during your time at Pennway you can find authentic Christian community in one of our m any groups. Take some time to look through the various groups we offer. If you don’t know what group would be a good fit for you, just let us know and we will help you find one. You can contact Pastor James with questions regarding Groups (

Many of our Groups take time off during the summer, but we will still have some great opportunities for you to plug into a Group.



Open Bible Class

Sunday Mornings from 9-10am in the Fellowship Hall 

Join this group for a spirited discussion of the Bible. Gerry Tibbits leads this class through various passages in the Bible, working together as a group to understand what the Bible actually means.



How to Eat and Elephant

Sunday Mornings from 9-10am in Room 206.

There are so many elephants in the room and we often don’t know how to think or talk about them. Join Pastor John in discussing some of the harder social issues of our time in this new Group. Contact Pastor John if you would like a detailed schedule of topics or if you have questions (



Sunday Mornings from 9-10am in Room 205.

Join Pastor Doug on Sunday mornings for the GIG (Growing in Grace). This group covers a multitude of topics relevant to the Christian faith and is open for anyone to join.




Mentor/ Coach Training

Meeting Times are Flexible.

Do you want to be able to effectively disciple other people? We need many people who are equipped to help other believers grow in their faith. Join Pastor John as he helps you learn skills and knowledge that will help you effectively train up believers in the faith. Talk to Pastor John ( to set up a time to start meeting.


Digging Deep

Digging Deep into Prayer – Sundays, June 4th-18th from 9-10am in Room 203  

Digging Deep into Scripture – Sundays, July 16th and 23rd from 9-10am in Room 203

Digging Deep into Intentional Living – Sunday, August 20th from 9-10am in Room 203

Digging Deep is a series of classes that focus on helping you get more out of vital practices of your faith. It will be made up of three different series that will happen during the summer. Digging Deep into Prayer will focus on developing an active and vibrant prayer life. Digging Deep into Scripture will teach skills to help you study scripture with greater clarity and meaning. Digging Deep into Intentional Living will focus on the practice of intentionally living out Christ’s commands. Join Pastor James and discover ways to dig deeper into your walk with Jesus. The Digging Deep series will also be available online.

wirWomen in Relationships

Meeting Times TBD

Women of all ages, who are in a serious relationship or married, encouraging each other and seeking God’s plan for marriage. We will be meeting at Espresso Royale on Lake Lansing Rd.  Summer meeting dates will be determined. Call Deb Quisenberry for more info (517-331-2302).



June 13th and Jully 11th at noon. 

PRIME is Pennway’s monthly ministry to anyone 50 and over. It meets once a month for a meal and fellowship. Come check out PRIME and make some new friends. For more information, please contact Pastor Doug (