Ministry Group Directory

We wanted to let you know that there are a number of ways to stay connected with Children, Youth, and Adult Ministries groups and classes in online forums here at Westlake UMC. Check out the online meetup schedule below and contact the group representative directly to get plugged in.


Family Foundations Class

  • A blend of storytelling, scripture-study & cultural awareness for parents with younger children
  • Contact: Katie Ruback (
  • In-Person: Taylor Building, Room 404 (2nd floor)

Fellowship Class

  • A teacher-led video/discussion series blending scripture, history, & practical application of principles (Hybrid: In-Person & Online)
  • Contact: Pete Morford (
  • In-Person: Library
  • Zoom: Meeting ID: 925 904 712 & Passcode: 78746

Journeys Class

  • Teacher-led discussion on a variety of social justice issues (Hybrid: In-Person & Online)
  • Contact: Jay Brim (
  • In-Person: Wyatt Hall (Rooms 202-203)
  • Zoom: Meeting ID: 823 2261 6018 & Passcode: 554038

Perspectives Class

  • Drop-in format with topics pulled from this week’s news stories (Hybrid: In-Person & Online)
  • Contact: Mary Lou Batlan (
  • In-Person: Taylor Building, Room 402 (1st floor)
  • Zoom: Meeting ID: 864 7357 6549 & Passcode: 191809

Parenting Tweens & Teens Class

  • Conversations About Faith, Culture & Raising Tweens & Teens (Hybrid: In-Person & Online on the 2nd & 4th Sundays)
  • Contact: Sherri Bowen (
  • In-Person: Taylor Building, Room 407 (2nd floor)
  • Zoom: Meeting ID: 826 2303 9190 & Passcode: 850206

Preston Wyatt Bible Studies Class

  • Small group discussion of short scripture topics. We use Methodist study materials with a contemporary perspective (Hybrid: In-Person & Online)
  • Contact: Bill Games (
  • In-Person: Taylor Building, Room 403 (1st floor)
  • Zoom: Meeting ID: 734 2721 6651 & Passcode: fellowship


Band of Brothers – a men’s group, Tuesdays, 7:30–9:00 am in the Church Library & on Zoom: Meeting ID: 863 8736 1944 & Passcode: 959885

Heart to Heart Women’s Bible Study – a spiritual discussion group for women, Thursdays at 1:30 pm via Zoom: Meeting ID: 838 0687 2010 & Passcode: 711879

Hope – This group supports moms who have lost a child to addiction with a place to share your story in a loving, faith-based group. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in The Library

WUMC Men’s Emmaus Reunion Group – a group of men who have completed The Walk to Emmaus, Thursdays, 8:00–9:00 am in the Church Library & on Zoom: Meeting ID: 839 0658 9435 & Passcode: 170404


Children’s Ministry Sunday School [Kellie Brewer]: Sundays at 10:00am

Youth Ministry Sunday School [Ashley Mangold]: Sundays at 10:00am. Friends are welcome.


Chancel Choir – we rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:30pm in the Worship Center and sing in the 11:15am Traditional Worship Service each week

Sanctuary Handbells – we rehearse on Wednesday evenings in the Music Room from 5:45-6:45pm

Foundation Band – we rehearse on Tuesday evenings at 6:30-8:00pm in the Worship Center and help lead worship in the Contemporary Worship Service each week (The band features guitars, keyboard, drums, cello, and vocals.)