Care Groups

Here is a listing of all our Care Groups / Small Groups.

  • Women's Morning Bible Study

    Monday (1st  & 3rd) Sept - May     

    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Navigator: Mary Ann Fogelsanger  email: jwmafog@comcast.net

    Focus: Bible Study, Prayer and Fellowship

    Current study: "God's Plan for the Ages" by David Guzik

    Group Type: Women

    Location:  Julie Rosenberry's home


    Women's Morning Book Study

    Monday (2nd & 4th) Sept - May  Once Monthly  June - Aug

    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Navigator: Deb Booz  email;  debbooz@pa.net

    Focus: Book, Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: "Barefoot: A Story of Surrendering to God" by Sharon Garlough Brown

    Group Type; Women

    Location: Annex


    Women's Morning Bible Study

    Thursday (1st & 3rd, Mar-Dec) 

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Navigator: Mima Willis Email: mimajw@gmail.com

    Focus: Book, Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: "Meeting the Spirit" by Douglas Connelly

    Group Type: Women

    Location: Annex





  • Card-Making Ministry

    1st Monday  1:00 PM

    Navigator: Elaine Sampson  email: elainestarr@embarqmail.com

    Focus: Fellowship, Making cards for visitations, etc.

    Group Type: Anyone

    Location: Annex


  • Men's Bible Study

    3rd Tuesday   6:45-8:15 PM

    Navigator:   Larry Bistline   Email: lbistline@gmail.com

    Focus:  Book, Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: Meeting God

    Type Group: Adults-church men and community men

    Location: Annex




  • Prayer Ministry

    Wednesday Mornings 8:00 - 8:45 AM

    Navigator: Joyce Hornbaker   email: joycehornbaker@gmail.com

    Focus: A Time of Prayer (requests may be sent to Joyce via email)

    Group Type: Anyone

    Location: Church Lower Level, Room 9


  • Ladies In Step

    Wednesdays (Returning Sept. 9, 2020)  6:30-8:00 PM

    Navigator:  Joyce Hornbaker     email:joycehornbaker@gmail.com

    Focus: Book, Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    current study: "Shades of Light"  by Sharon  Garlough Brown

    Group Type: Women

    Location:  Church Lower Level, Room 10

    There are no programs for children starting on September 9.

    You are welcome to wear a mask to enter the church and to get to our classroom if this is your preference. You are also welcome to wear a mask during our study if you wish; we want to respect everyone’s comfort. 

    Our room will be properly cleaned before and after our use.

    Please know that if our church policy changes at any time, we will inform you if that dictates any changes for us.

    I know this year has and will continue to look different, I am looking forward to what God has in store for each of us!!  - Joyce


    Our Ladies in Step Schedule, 2020 and 2021

    September 9 re-gather and connect

    September 16 re-orient ourselves with our book Shades of Light

    September 23, 30 and October 7 – we will work through Week 5

    October 14, 21- we will work through Week 6

    October 28, we will complete the book Shades of Light.

    November 4, 11, 18 and December 2, 9, and 16- will be a time of Advent, preparing our hearts for Christmas.

    Beginning in January, we will begin a walk through the Gospel of John, learning together how Jesus cared for others.



  • Kinetics

    Wednesday  (Returning Sept. 9, 2020 - May) 6:30-8:00 PM

    Navigator: Pastor Jim Rogers  email: seniorpastor@shipfcog.org

    Focus: Interactive worship and Study

    Current study: TBA

    Group Type: Anyone

    Location: TBD


  • Men's Bible Study

    Every Other Thursday at 9:00-10:15 AM  (Sept - May)

    Navigator:  Jesse Frey     email:jessee203@comcast.net

    Focus: Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: "Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters"  by Robert Jeffress

    Group Type: Men

    Location: The home of Jesse Frey



  • Foundations of the Faith

    Wednesday - currently suspended due to Covid-19

    6:30-8:00 PM

    Navigator: Beverly Shumway    Email: beverly.shumway@yahoo.com

    Focus: Foundations Series -- DVD, Bible Study, Prayer, and fellowship

    Current study: The Second Coming (1/22 and 1/29/2020)

    Next study: "Unshakeable Hope" by Max Lucado (2/5 - 4/29/2020)

    Group Type: Female teens and Adult

    Location: Rm 105



  • Adult  Care Group

    2nd & 4th  Thursday of the Month   7:00-9:00 PM

    Navigators: Dale & Dianne Eichelberger Email: deichelb4@gmail.com

    Focus: Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: Colossians and 1 Thessalonians

    Group Type: Adults Men & Women

    Location: The Eichelberger home
  • Joshua's Men

    4th Monday  6:00-9:30 PM

    Navigator: Dale Eichelberger   email: deichelb4@gmail.com

    Navigator: Tony Massara  email: masarski@hotmail.com

    Focus: DVD, Bible Study and Support

    A different book is read and studied each month

    Current Study: That the World May Know

    Group Type: Men

    Location: 12712 Lower Horse Valley Road, Orrstown

  • Soul to Soul

    3rd Saturday-Oct-May   10:00-11:00 AM

    Navigators: Bonnie Frey  email: jessee203@comcast.net

    Focus:  Inter-generational fellowship/growth  Bringing women together through Bible Study, prayer and fellowship.

    Group Type: Women

    Location: Annex
  • Living Stones 50+ Ministry


    Monthly (activities vary)

    Navigator: David and Jodie Wolfe   

    Email: wolfe_pack4@comcast.net

    Focus:  Fellowship, Fun and Service for Adults 50 and over.

    Group Type: Adult Men & Women

    Location: Church Annex or out-of-town
  • Friends At Home Ministry

    Quarterly or as needed

    Navigators: Chris Barnes email:  cbarnes1655 @ gmail.com

                    and Ginger Schelander   email: gingbing@gmail.com

    Focus:  Visit "Friends at Home"        

    Group Type:  Anyone


  • R.E.A.L. Men for God

    3rd Monday of the Month, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

    Navigator: Matt Gesell   mkgesell@gmail.com

    Focus: Book, Bible Study, Prayer, and Fellowship

    Current study: "Kingdom Man" by Tony Evans

    Location: Matt Gesell's home

    Group Type: Men