Adult Ministries

Adult Ministries are activities focused on enhancing the ability of adults to live as Christ would have us live. We are called as a church and as individuals to love God, to love one another and to make disciples. 

Adult ministries helps us to learn more about God,help us grow in our ability to love one another and to grow as disciples.  

Everyone is encouraged to routinely participate in Connecting Time during which there will be opportunities to participate. Additional opportunities to grow include classes, retreats, and small groups.  

For any questions or assistance, click on this link - Cynthia Younger - and content Adult Ministries.


See below for more information on  

  •   Activities for adults
  •   Activities for men
  •   Activities for women

Activities for Adults

Whole Church Bible Study:

BELIEVE - Living the Story of the Bible to Become Like Jesus  

This is taught in Connecting Time to further explore the key idea of the sermon series "Believe".

Small Groups:   

Starting in March 2017.

Get to know your neighbors through relationship building activities.

Activities for Men

Men Matter at East Woods.  Find your Place. 

  • Men's Breakfast

    2nd Saturday of Each Month from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 A.M.

    The men of East Woods gather on the first Saturday of every month at East Woods in Evergreen Hall at 7:30 a.m. to share a hearty meal and a unique fellowship. Attendees lead a faith-based discussion on a biblical principle as it applies to everyday life.  the bond of caring men with common struggles makes coming early worth the effort…and the food is pretty tasty too! 

    Visitors and friends are encouraged to attend!

  • Men's Happy Hour

    4th Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.At McMenamins

    Join the men for a social gathering every fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at McMenamins across from the church.  Bring a new friend.

  • Men's Retreat

    Oct 27-29

    Join the fellows for fun, food, relaxation and spiritual enrichment.  The annual retreat is held in Lincoln City during the fall.  More information to follow this summer.

  • Men's Walk to Emmaus

    Oct 5-8, Vancouver United Methodist Church

    A once in a lifetime opportunity for spiritual renewal.  There are two opportunities to participate in The Walk to Emmaus each year. 

Activities for Women

Enjoy the ongoing activities for women at East Woods.

Bible Study Class

Arla Olsen facilitates a Women's Bible Study every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m.  beginning in September 2016 and running through June 2017.  The study will focus on "prayer and praying".  

Women's Breakfast

Join us every 3rd Saturday our Women's Breakfast from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Share food, fellowship and enjoy spiritual enrichment  in the company of fellow female disciples.  


Women's Retreat

Take a break from the daily grind and head to the beach for a time of companionship, fun, relaxation, good food and spiritual growth with the women of East Woods.  The Women's Retreat occurs once a year late February. 

Spiritual Renewal

Participate in a once in a lifetime experience of spiritual renewal at the Women's Walk to Emmaus. The walk is held twice a year. The next Walk to Emmaus is scheduled October 19-22 at the Vancouver United Methodist Church.