Adult Ministries

All of life is meant to be lived in community and with one another. It is the heart of Gashland that you would find a place to know and be known. GEPC wants to connect you and equip you, and most importantly help you to grow in your love and knowledge of Jesus Christ. Below are ways adults can engage in this process:

Sunday School

Men & Women: Offered from 9:45-10:45 join a number of Sunday School classes for an opportunity to dig deeper into the Bible. You can find the Sunday school descriptions in the link below. 

New Members & New Believers 

If you feel that you are being called to commit your life to Christ or if you would like to become an official member at Gashland, please reach out to the Pastor HERE or the Discipleship Team HERE, and they will help connect you with a mentor to begin the process. 

Baptism 

Are you interested in Baptism? Reach out to Pastor Ritchey Cable HERE or a member of the Worship Team HERE and they will start discussions towards baptism! 

PreMarital Counseling | Alpha Pre-Marriage Class

The Alpha Pre-Marriage Class is offered at different times throughout the year and is announced in The Link and is displayed on the events calendar on our website. If you are interested in being married at Gashland and would like more information please visit our Weddings & Marriage Page. 

Women’s Ministry 

Women need time to love and be loved, and learn aside other women. Gashland provides several opportunities for women to spend time together in Scripture, in prayer, and in fellowship. Be on the lookout each month in The Link Announcements for further details and upcoming event announcements regarding these various ministries. 

Women’s Circle Bible Study Groups

These groups meet for prayer, study, and fellowship once a month on the third Tuesday of the month. These are great fellowship times where friends are always welcome and you can come when you can. The Circles will start meeting on September 15th.

Ladies Morning Circle Bible Study meets from 9:30-11:30am in the church Fellowship Hall and will be studying the book Giving God Your All: Women of Faith Study Guide Series. Main Contact: RoseMarie Greer.

Martha Circle, a scripture, prayer & fellowship group open to all women, meets from 7:00-9:00 pm in various homes. Carpool from the church is an option, but look for details each month in The Link. Main Contact: Linda Reeve.

Precepts Bible Study

Precepts Bible Study is an in-depth, inductive way of studying scripture. This class runs September through May, every Thursday from 1:30-3:30 at the church. This year Lisa Miller will be leading the class through the book of James. Main Contact: Lisa Miller. 

Women’s Small Group Gathering

This gathering meets almost weekly on Wednesdays at the home of Melissa Cable from 9:30-11:30am, October-May. This is an intimate time of light study, prayer and relationship building. There will be an interest meeting at the Cable home on September 16th, look for details soon about that. This group is aimed at those able to make a commitment to attend most weeks. Childcare may be offered depending on interest. At the interest meeting, a study will be decided upon. Main Contact: Melissa Cable.

Bible Study Fellowship

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is an international organization with more than 1,000 classes worldwide that meet for an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study. Their Northland Kansas City class meets here at Gashland EPC, every Thursday from 9:40-11:30 am and will be studying the book of Revelation this year. There is a study, lecture, and small group time. BSF also has an amazing children’s program and welcomes little ones starting at birth, including grandkids. BSF begins Sept 17th and will go through May. Contact person is Cheryl Sanders: cheryl.j.sanders@sbcglobal. net. 

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night out is a monthly opportunity for women to gather for food and fellowship in a casual way. The location changes each month and is typically the 4th Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Look for a Link and Facebook announcement each month with the restaurant information. An RSVP is strongly encouraged, but not required, and friends are welcome. Contact person: Melissa Cable

Papercrafting

Scrapbooking meets the 3rd Saturday of each month in church rooms 217 & 218. The group has the room reserved from 10am-5 pm and women can come and go. They organize their photos in an artistic way in books that provide a living memory of a special person or family, special vacations, history, etc. They share tools and knowledge with anyone who needs some help. The women show photos and tell stories that mean so much to them as well as a good friendship with each other. Godly music is played and praise is given for the memories they share. Contact person: Marta Hedgecorth.

LapCraft

LapCraft group is a hobby and crafting group that meets almost every Friday from 9:30am-12:00 pm. This is a relaxed time to work on whatever it is that you need to work on, while spending time with other women. Some ladies sew, knit, some scrapbook, some do paper crafts, and some have been known to do their nails! The location changes often so get on their contact list by calling the office at 816.436.3583 or the main contact person, Karen Anderson.

Men’s Ministry 

Men often face unique challenges and unique pressures from the world. It is important for men to be in relationship with each other as well, and GPC wants to help build those friendships of accountability and love.

Saturday Morning Bible Study

An early morning time to meet as men and study God’s Word together. Meets at 7:30 in the church library.

Seasonal Men’s Ministry Events

The men’s ministry organizes various events throughout the year such as Royals game days, Movie Nights etc.