Glad Tidings offers many ways to connect with others, with our church, and with our community through our various small groups! We want each person at GT to form friendships that are built upon shared interest, passions, or stages of life to encourage a deepened relationship with Christ. See what groups are available below.   
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Anderson/Retz Group
         Lisa Anderson     
                                 Autumn Retz
When: 1st Wednesday of each month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Glad Tidings Church, GT Meeting Room
Demographics: Grandparents of school-age children
Description: This group is for grandparents of school-age children to gather together and pray for their grandchildren and their adult children as they parent those grandchildren. 
Bates/Dujmovich Group
                         Clayton & Jennifer Bates
Tom & Laura Dujmovich
When: 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: Pendleton 
Demographics: All ages and marital status welcome, kids welcome
Description: Informal group welcoming all ages and stages of life. The focus is on building friendships, sermon review  and Bible study, prayer, conversation and snacks.
Benham Group
Juanita, Bob, and Cindy Benham
When: Every Thursday, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: North Muncie (leader home)
Demographics: Singles of all ages (kids welcome to come with parent)
Description:  Singles interested in meeting other singles in a relaxed atmosphere, while sharing challenges unique to many in this stage of life.  Time of fellowship, praise, prayer, and food. Come see where God will take you on this journey of experiencing Him. 
Boze Group
Pixie Boze
When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Northwest Muncie
Demographics: Ladies only, single, married, or widowed     (mostly 40+ but all are welcome)
Description: Informal group focusing on prayer and intercession for unsaved family and friends. Intense study time mixed with great conversation, laughter, coffee, and cookies.
Brannon Group
                               Shelley Brannon
 When: Weekly on your own schedule
Where: Online (Facebook/social media platform)
Demographics: Men and women of any age 
Description: This group will engage in weekly conversations via social media while studying God’s word together online. If you desire to deepen your understanding of God’s word and enjoy hearing the input and feedback of other believers, this group is for you. May gather together socially once a month. 
Collins Group
                          Frank & Jenn Collins
 When: Every other Friday at 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Collins home, east Muncie
Demographics: Parents of kids of any age
Description: This family-focused group will meet bi-weekly to support each other and learn how to better lead our families to Christ in our shifting culture. Studies will focus on issues related to marriage and parenting and all ages are welcome. Children are welcome to attend. 
 Crist Group
Dick & Sandy Crist
When: 2nd Friday OR Saturday of each month, 5:00 p.m.
Where: South Muncie
Demographics: Men and women (55+)
Description: Study varies, but there is a prayer emphasis, mixed with sharing, conversation, and food.
Ellis Group
Jeff & Terry Ellis
When: Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Selma
Demographics: Men and women (mostly in their 50’s)
Description: Fun, informal atmosphere. The first hour is dinner (prepared by the leaders) and conversation, followed by an hour of discussing the weekly sermon and prayer.
Gibson/King Group
Phil & Linda Gibson
                                    Jamie King
When: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Blountsville
Demographics: Men and women (mostly 55+)
Description: This group meets for dessert, conversation, prayer, and an application of the previous Sunday’s sermon.
Hart Group
 Lucas Hart
When: First & third Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Muncie, locations vary
Demographics: Young adults (18-28)
Description: This group meets twice a month for a devotion, prayer and to form connections with each other. Includes conversation and fun. Married and single young adults are welcome. 
Holt Group
 Kyle & Sara Holt
When: Every Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Muncie
Demographics: Young adults (20’s/30’s), children welcome
Description: Primarily a fellowship group, connecting on a weekly basis with the intent of establishing relationships with others in similar stages of life. Time is spent praying together for family, the unchurched, and other specific needs, followed by fellowship and dessert.
McCord Group
Richard & Arlene McCord
When: 2nd Saturday of each month, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Far northwest Muncie
Demographics: Men and women (55+)
Description: Group meets for food, fellowship, prayer, testimony, study of the Word and discussion.
Millspaugh Group
Danny & Phyllis Millspaugh
When: Every two weeks on Saturdays, 6:00 p.m.
Where: West Muncie
Demographics: Men or women (mostly 50+)
Description: Meets for a time of fellowship, prayer, and Bible study. Open to all denominations.
Mutzfeld Group
Scott & Beth Mutzfeld
When: 2nd Sunday of each month, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Where: South Muncie
Demographics: Men or women (in their 50’s-70’s)
Description: Meeting time is spent eating lunch together, praying, and discussing the Sunday sermon.
Parker Group
Paula Parker
When: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Muncie
Demographics: Single women (in their 50’s+)
Description: Group for single, senior women for fellowship, encouragement, and positive emotional support. We will spend time eating a meal together and exploring specific topics in God’s word together, as well as praying for each other’s needs. 
Ramsey/Beaty Group
Reeder & Lori Ramsey
Galen & Marcia Beaty
When: 2nd Sunday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Southwest Muncie/Cowan area
Demographics: Men or women (mostly in their 50-80’s)
Description: Informal and fun group, always a discussion of Sunday’s sermon, along with prayer, good food and conversation.
Robey Group
Mike & Nicki Robey
When: Once monthly on Saturday, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Varies among group members
Demographics: Men and women (ages 50-70’s)
Description: Informal, relaxing group: meetings include dinner and conversation, Bible study and discussion. Games usually follow for those who wish to stay later.
Smith Group
Slade & Amy Smith
When: 2nd Monday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Atomic Games, 2418 W. 7th Street in Muncie
Demographics: Men and women of any age, older children welcome
Description: Bible study, tabletop games, and fellowship. This group seeks to grow in their faith through Bible study and prayer followed by a time of fellowship and games. 
SonRise Group
Jane Griffis
When: Tuesdays, 2-3 times monthly (schedule varies), 6:00-7:00 p.m. No summer meetings.
Where: Church (Student Ministries Center), also occasional outings.
Demographics: Developmentally and/or physically impaired adults, caregivers and friends.
Description: Very intimate, caring group; meetings include sharing joys and concerns, prayer, a short Bible lesson, and usually one or more of the following: crafts, snacks, further discussion. Occasional outings have included bowling, ice cream, Civic theatre, etc.
Strahan Group
Kevin & Amanda Strahan
When: Last Friday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Usually west Muncie, occasionally Selma area 
Demographics: Families with kids at home (ages vary but mostly parents are late 30’s-40’s)
Description: Fellowship group meeting for dinner and games. Family friendly group with kids ranging from preschool to teenagers. Everyone brings food to share—group includes kids with severe nut allergies so please do not bring anything with any kinds of peanuts, tree nuts, coconut, etc.
Ullom/Dull Group
Jay & Rita Ullom
George & Terri Dull
When: 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: North Muncie, Farmington
Demographics: Singles, couples, empty-nesters
Description: Fun, fellowship, good food, sharing concerns and praises. Brief study and discussion of the sermon or current needs, and prayer.
Vanderbilt Group
Dan & Nancy Vanderbilt
When: Third Sunday of month from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Various Homes
Demographics: Parents of elementary children. 
Description: This group is for parents with elementary children and will focus on strengthening families through a monthly gathering that consists of fun and encouragement, discussion of current parenting issues, and finding ways to serve together as families. Children welcome to attend.
White Group
Gary & Stacy White
When: Every other Sunday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Winchester
Demographics: None specific, open to anyone (currently have 50’s-80’s)
Description: Time is spent discussing the Pastor’s notes on the sermon, drawing closer to God and each other, discussing life and the gospel, and enjoying good food and conversation.
Wray Group
Jason & Katie Wray
When: Every other Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Where: North Muncie
Demographics: Parents with children of all ages
Description: This group is for those looking to fellowship, seek God’s will, and have godly accountability with other believers. Time will be spent connecting through conversations and the studying of God’s word. Children are welcome to attend.