Meeting all people where they are in life and faith.
Choose Your Ministry
Opportunities to grow in God for all ages, life and faith stages.
For more information contact Union’s Children Director, Mrs. Suzy Broadus clicking here
Available for ages 0-3 years-old during Sunday morning Worship from 8:30am-12:30pm. Staffed by trained, background-checked workers. Located on the 1st Floor of the Family Ministries Center, rooms F109 and F111.
Available for ages 4k-5k during both worship services every Sunday except the 1st Sunday of each month. Located in the Wesley Center Big Room.
Union’s Sunday School is taught by a dynamic team of adult volunteers, using the Deep Blue curriculum.
10:10-11:00 on the 2nd Floor of the Education Building
3s/4s EB 210
5k-1st Grades EB 203-204
2nd-3rd Grades EB 205-207
4th-5th Grades EB 209
Sundays @ 4:00pm-5:00pm
4k-1st grades: LL11 (directly under the sanctuary)
2nd-5th grades: Fellowship Hall
Junior Leaps of Faith
Sundays @ 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Sanctuary
A “pre-youth group” experience: dinner, bible study and games
Sundays @ 5:00-7:00pm in F115, entering through the Family Ministries Tower entrance
Grades 4th and 5th
Wednesday Bible Study
Wednesdays @ 6:15-7:15 in F115 (following the Wednesday night supper–5:30pm-6:15pm)
Parents' Time Out
Monthly opportunities for parents to spend time together without breaking the bank to pay a babysitter.
Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Every 3rd week of June Union hosts a free VBS for children ages 4k-5th grade.
For more information contact Union’s Youth Director, Mrs. Eleanor Cannon by clicking here
Grades 6th-12th meet in the Underground every Sunday at 10:10 and then breakout into small groups until 11:00.
First Sundays of every month are pancake Sunday!!
Lifeline (Youth Group)
Every Sunday evening, 5:00pm-7:00pm: dinner, games and bible study
Meet in the FMC Gym (entering through the FMC Tower doors) for a homemade meal and games from 5pm-6pm, and then head to the Underground to get into God’s Word
ALL 6th Graders
Classes run in conjunction with Youth Group, gathering for dinner and games with the whole youth group in the Family Ministries Gym, and then heading to EB 208 at 6:00pm for Confirmation Classes.
Begins the 2nd Sunday in September and ends the 3rd Sunday in May
Every Sunday at 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Choir Room (LL10)
Led by Union’s Music Director, Don Kirkindoll
Every Sunday at 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Chapel
Leaps of Faith
Liturgical dance group for grades 6th-12th
Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary
Small Group Bible Study (Junior High–6th-8th Grade; Senior High–9th-12th Grades), gathering from 6:15pm-7:15pm to get into God’s Word following Wednesday Night Suppers (5:30pm-6:15pm)
Beginning in November of each year Union fields 4 youth basketball teams–Junior Girls (6th-8th), Junior Boys, Senior Girls (9th-12th) and Senior Boys. No try outs; all abilities welcome to join Union Hoops!
For more information contact Rev. Stephen Taylor by clicking here
Every Wednesday Morning @ 6:00am in the Family Ministries Multipurpose Room
Man in the Mirror
Every Monday Morning @ 6:00am in the Fellowship Hall
United Methodist Women Circles
Heritage: Meets 2nd Thursday @ 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall
Leona Hydrick: Meets 1st Thursdays @ 7:00pm in Homes
Martha: Meets 3rd Tuesdays @ 7:00pm in Homes
New Ventures: Meets 2nd Mondays at 7:00pm in Homes
Pauline Younginer: Meets 2nd Tuesdays @ 11:00am in LL13
Rosa Hook: Meets 2nd Wednesdays @ 10:00am in Fellowship Hall
Sarah: Meets 3rd Tuesdays @ 12:15pm in Fellowship Hall
Wilson: Meets 2nd Thursdays @ 6:00pm in Fellowship Hall
Nikki Kyle (ages 4 years to 6th grade): Meets Quarterly on Sundays @ 1:30pm in the Chapel
To get in touch with one of the UMW Circles, contact Union’s UMW President, Mrs. Becky Travis: firstname.lastname@example.org
WOW Sunday School
Women Without Worry meets every Sunday at 10:10am in LL3, directly below the Sanctuary
WOW Bible Study
Meets every Thursday @ Noon in LL11
Union has 12 Sunday School Classes to meet the faith needs of college age through older adult. Check out the Sunday School Page. Every Sunday School class meets on Sunday from 10:10am-11:00am
Rev. Stephen Taylor leads a 4-week intro to Methodism twice a year–once in the Fall and once in the Spring.
Disciple Bible Study
Disciple Bible Studies launch every August. Contact Jan Unrue, Union’s Disciple Bible Study Coordinator: email@example.com
A faithful bible study group meeting every Tuesday at 10:00am in LL14
YAMs (Young Adult Methodists)
The YAMs (20s-30s) gather off campus once a month.
Books and Brews
Meet Rev. Jeri Katherine at Craft and Draft Irmo on the 4th Wednesday of each month for a book discussion.
This Year’s Books: Jesus and the Disinherited (January), The Cross and The Lynching Tree (February), The God Who Sees (March), Holy Envy (April), Inspired (May, The New Jim Crow (June), Embracing Other (July), The Universal Christ (August), The Prophet and the Messiah (September), Unsettling Truths (October), The Politics of Jesus (November), Blessed Are the Consumers (December)
Music & Arts
For more information contact Union’s Director of Music Ministries, Mr. Don Kirkindoll by clicking here
Practices every Wednesday @ 7:00pm in the Choir Room (directly below sanctuary)
Leads worship every Sunday @ 9:00am
Lady Leaps of Faith
Liturgical Dance Group
Meets every Sunday @ 4:00pm in the Sanctuary to practice
Mary Bonnett Chancel Chimers
Meets every Wednesday @ 6:15pm in the Narthex of the Sanctuary
Meets every Tuesday @ 9:00am in LL11
Meets every Monday @ 9:30am in LL5
For more information contact Union’s Director of Leisure Ministries by clicking here
Union’s 100m Indoor Walking Track is open for member use during office hours: Mondays-Fridays, 9am-5pm
Run for God
Union’s Run for God Team meets every Sunday in the lower level parking lot by the FMC Tower Entrance, 4:00pm-5:00pm for a quick devotion, prayer and a run/walk. All ages and abilities welcomed.
Yoga meets Monday and Tuesday in LL11 from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Cost is $10/class.
Chair Yoga meets every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 in LL11. Cost is $10/class.
Group Exercise Class
Meets every Tuesday @ 11:00am in the Fellowship Hall
Meets every Thursday @ 11:00am in LL11
Over 40 Basketball
Over 40 Men’s Basketball plays every Tuesday in the FMC Gym from 7:45pm-9:30pm. Just show up!
Union’s Hiking Group hits the South Carolina trails once a month.
For more information contact Union’s Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Susan Vinson clicking here
Boy Scout Troop 95
Cub Scout Troop 95
Alcoholic Anonymous (AA)
Meets every Monday, Thursday and Friday @ 8:00pm on the 2nd Floor of the Education Building, Room 209
GriefShare begins to meet in the Fall of every year and continues to meet in throughout the Spring.
People Enjoying People, an older adult ministry of Union, gathering monthly for fellowship and excursions.
Meets every Monday @ 9:30pm in the Fellowship Hall
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month in F115.
For more information on these churchwide events, contact the Church Office by clicking here
The Living Christmas Story (TLCS)
Bethlehem comes to Irmo the first weekend of December each year. Drive through the Christmas story, complete with sheep, a donkey, Roman soldiers, King Herod, villagers and the Holy Family.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday Union’s New Life Class hosts a New-Orleans-themed pancake supper in the FMC. Come eat your fill of pancakes and sausage as you are entertained by a jazz ensemble.
A much-anticipated community-wide event hosted by the Martha’s UMW Circle every September to raise funds for local missions.
Joy Class Garage Sale
Union’s Joy Class hosts a bi-annual garage sale in April and October to benefit local missions.
Lake Murray Salkehatchie
Union hosts 80+ youth workers and adult volunteers for one week in July as they work on homes in our community.