One of Elk Grove United Methodist church’s core values is fellowship. The church enjoys spending time together and supporting each other through the good and challenging times of one’s life. Towards that end, the Fellowship Committee plans several fellowship activities that take place during the year to enable people to get to know each other better and to spend time together in casual settings. Since being an intergenerational church is also a core value, many of our fellowship activities are for all ages although a few are restricted to adults.

Our favorite annual fellowship activities include:

  • St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Bunco (a dice game) for adults.
  • Our annual trip to a River Cats game.
  • An all church swim party and BBQ at one of our member’s homes where there is a fabulous pool and backyard.
  • An annual progressive dinner. We meet at one home for appetizers, draw our locations for salad and entrée (in more intimate settings of 5-10 people) and then meet again at the end of the evening in someone’s home for dessert.
  • A chili cook off, held in conjunction with our stewardship tail gate party. We have some very creative cooks in the congregation!
  • Thanksgiving Dinner and Talent Show, held in conjunction with an ice cream social which benefits the scholarship fund. Excellent food. Some great talent and some not so great talent but all for a wonderful cause.
  • Our Annual Christmas Caroling party where we meet at the church to brush up on our singing and then divide into groups and travel around the larger Elk Grove area, singing to folks who are ill, homebound or perhaps need some extra cheer. We meet back at the church for hot cocoa and cider and munchies.

Other fellowship activities are offered throughout the year. Every Sunday morning there is a fellowship hour from 9:30-10:45 in Bartholomew Hall (during the education hour and between worship services) and all are welcome at it.