Open Groups

These ongoing groups at Hyde Park are open to all people.

Questions? Contact us.

Existing Groups (for Women, Men, Couples, Parents and All Adults)

New Groups (groups that have been together for a year or less)

The Portico Cares
4:15 p.m. Sundays /// The Portico

The Portico Cares is a safe and open gathering for the LGBTQ+ community and allies in Hillsborough County. It is a safe gathering of LGBTQ+ and allies, whether or not they are part of any faith tradition.

Disciple Bible Study – Fast Track
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// KH 157

Want to understand the story of the whole Bible, but unsure where to start? This is the group for you! The Rev. Bernie Lieving will take participants on a study that will cover the entire new testament from Jan 9 – April 10.

Word + Table
6:30 p.m. Thursdays /// The Portico

Connect with others as you talk about life and grow together. Word + Table is a casual group open to all – young, old, spiritual, not sure, whatever! We will gather at The Portico and then split up into two groups: one to discuss theology at a local pub and the other to share dinner and good conversation about life and faith. Childcare is provided; RSVP to Kim Apthorp by email.

Martin Men’s Group
4 p.m. Sundays /// The Portico

A small group for men that meets prior to The Portico service, but men from both campuses are welcome.  The group begins with Bible study and ends by attending the 5 p.m. meditation together.

Shepherdson Women’s Group
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// Aldersgate Coffee Shop

Join a small group of women for study and growth in the cozy Aldersgate Coffee Shop. Women of all ages are welcome.

Burnt Offerings
6:30 p.m. Thursdays /// Cigar Place (MacDill)

A monthly men’s group with pipes, cigars and beverages  (for those who enjoy that sort of thing) and great conversations. Meets the fourth Thursday of every month at the Cigar Place on MacDill.

Tuesday Noon Women
11:30 a.m. Tuesdays /// Aldersgate Coffee Shop

A group of women who meet for lunch and a book discussion to learn and grow in faith together. Women of all ages and stages are welcome!

Baseball as a Road to God
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// Wesley Center 302

Learn and grow in this baseball-themed group. The group will do the study “Baseball as a Road to God.”

Wayfinding Project
11 a.m. Saturdays /// The Portico Second Floor

A weekly Bible study that will walk through the Bible.

Groups for Women

Krider Thomas Women’s Group
9 a.m. Mondays /// Knox Hall 151

A Bible study group for women that discusses books and videos.

The Portico Women’s Life Group
7 p.m. Wednesday /// Offsite

A bimonthly Bible study for women of all ages.

Palermo Women’s Group
10 a.m. Wednesdays /// Knox Hall 151

A Bible study group for women that discusses books and videos.

Women of the Word Group
9:30 a.m. Thursdays /// Knox Hall 151

A morning women’s Bible Study for women of all ages.

Sisters of the Way
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// Knox Hall 153

An accountability covenant group for women. Discusses parenting, spiritual growth and marriage.

Women’s Emmaus Alumni
Noon Thursdays /// Aldersgate Coffee Shop

An accountability group for all women who are alumni of the Walk to Emmaus. The group meets bimonthly.

Groups for Men

Men of the Way
7 a.m. Tuesdays /// The Portico

A weekly Bible study for men of all ages.

Tuesday Covenant Men’s Group
8 a.m. Tuesdays /// Offsite

Grow in faith and Bible study as you share life with other men. Meets weekly at the Brunchery restaurant on MacDill.

Langel Men’s Group
Noon Wednesdays /// Knox Hall 157

A Bible study group for men 40 and up.

Driesbach Men’s Group
7 a.m. Tuesdays /// Offsite

An offsite small group for men.

Morning Joe Men’s Group
7:30 a.m. Tuesdays /// The Portico

Study and discuss the upcoming Sunday’s Scripture together. Men of all ages are welcome.

Friday Men’s Bible Study
Noon Friday /// The Portico

A weekly Bible study for men of all ages.

Men of the Way Group
7 a.m. Tuesdays /// Offsite

An offsite small group for men.

Fathers of Knights Wesley
7:30 a.m. Tuesdays /// Knox Hall Room 151

A morning small group for men.

Stevenson Men’s Group
7 a.m. Tuesdays /// Offsite

An offsite small group for men.

New Roots
9:30 a.m. Sunday Wesley Center 201

A Bible study and prayer group for adults of school-aged children.  Get support and fellowship from other parents who have been there!

Tan Couples Group
Wednesday Nights /// Wesley Center 303

Group for married couples with young children. Discuss Spiritual growth, parenting and marriage.

Groups for All Adults

Sunday School Groups 9:30 or 11 a.m. Sundays (click to see all)

Faith Builders | 9:30 a.m. // Knox Hall 156/157
Bible study based on International Lesson series

The Forum |  9:30 a.m. // Knox Hall Room 150
Open book discussions about promoting spiritual growth

New Roots | 9:30 a.m. // Knox Hall 153
Parents of preschool and school aged (K-12) children.

Open Door |10:45 a.m. // Knox Hall Room 152
Sermon-based discussion and Bible study

Yielders Study the World| 9:30 a.m //  Knox Hall Room 151
In-depth fundamental Bible study

Wayfarers | 9:30 a.m. // Knox Hall Room 152
Bible study based on the International Lesson series

Turner Pinellas Group
7 p.m. Tuesdays /// Offsite

A Bible study for adults of all ages that meets in Palm Harbor. Contact Nicki Taylor to learn more.

Meditation Talk-Back Group
12:45 p.m. Tuesdays /// The Portico

Meets after a silent prayer and meditation service, discusses various books on contemplative practices.

Being Positive in a Negative World
5:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// The Portico Cafe

This group is open to all adults and explores faith and dynamics while being positive and joyful.

Replenish Adults Group
10:30 a.m. Tuesdays /// Knox Hall

A Bible study and growth group for women and men 50 and up.

Cool Dynamite Connect Group
6:30 p.m. Wednesdays /// WC 302

An evening Bible Study for adults of all ages.

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