United Methodist Groups
United Methodist Women
Our purpose: “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 though participation in the global ministries of the church.” Our United Methodist Women (UMW) focuses on mission in our local community, our state, country, and the world.
We meet as a unit on the first Wednesday of May, September and December at 5 p.m. for business, 5:45 for a meal followed by a program.
United Methodist Men’s Club
The Aitkin United Methodist Men’s Group was formed in November of 2011 for the purposes of encouraging and supporting the spiritual growth of its members and others, conducting and promoting service projects, and to provide fellowship opportunities for its members.
Regular meetings are held monthly on the 1st Thursday of each month, at 7:00 P:M, in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Rebecca Circle meets at 9:30 am the second Thursday of each month at the fellowship hall at our church. We occasionally will meet at a members home, nursing home or local restaurant and we have a picnic meeting in the spring. Our meetings consists of a reading from The Upper Room publication, fellowship, outreach to shut-ins and following The United Methodist Women’s guidelines.
The Wesleyan Circle is a group of women that meets monthly for a time of fellowship. This group of women take on the responsibility of leading our annual bazaar, fundraising activities, and engaging in local missions. They meet the second Tuesday of each month in the church fellowship hall at 7:00 P.M. They do not meet during the summer months of June, July or August.
Birchwood Bible Study
This Bible Study has been meeting for well over 40 years. Over the years new members have been welcomed in. All are welcome to attend. The group gathers at 8:00 am on Wednesday mornings @ The Beanery, 221 Minnesota Ave North, Aitkin, MN. Participants are welcomed to purchase breakfast and coffee, however a purchase is not required to attend.
Bible & Brew
Hosted by Block North Brew Pub, 302 Minnesota Ave. North, Aitkin, MN
Every Wednesday @ 5:30 pm
Dinner is served at 5:00 pm Cost is $8.00 per person. You are welcome to participate without purchase.
Youth and Children
Kid’s For Christ
KFC is our after school program that takes place each Wednesday when the local public school is in session. All children ages kindergarten through 6th grade are invited and welcomed to attend. Children ride the school bus to the church, directly after school. A snack is provide, an activity and Christian education is offered. Children meet from 3:20 pm to 4:30 pm. Parents are asked to pick their child up at the conclusion of the session.
Youth were scheduled to meet on March 29th, at 6:00 pm.
However, this has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The next confirmation class will be offered in January 2021.