Versailles United Methodist Church knows that every Christian needs a community of believers to support and encourage them in their faith walk.  We, the body of Christ, are meant to serve and be served by each other.  To this end we hope that our church will more and more become a church of small groups – a place where people love and are loved, where they feel at home and can share honestly, where they find inspiration and encouragement, and where they allow others to hold them accountable for spiritual growth.

 Our Life Groups under our vision statement of Reach, Grow and Send, consist of people who come together for these purposes: Worship, Fellowship, Ministry, Discipleship, and Evangelism. Our groups meet in homes or at the church during various times throughout the week.

 If you wish to know more about our small groups, please contact me. We look forward to sharing life with you in community. 

Rev. Rebecca Peterson
Associate Pastor for Life Groups

 Please look over the following groups, and see where you might find a place to grow and share your life with others. God bless you as you journey with Him!


GALS Life Group meets every other Monday at 6:30pm in the home of Helen Graham (859-806-1106).  These ladies study the Word and pray together.

Jail Ministry for Men at Woodford Co. Detention Center is led by Tommy Sears (606) 219-7738 night at 6pm.

JOY – Jesus, Others & You (#116) is a ladies’ group that meets at 10:00 a.m. every other Monday in the Conference Room to study various topics and plan service projects.  Linda Cook (859-858-0568) leads.

Nursing Home Life Group meets at Taylor Manor Nursing Home the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 6 p.m. for Bible Study, prayer and personal visits with residents. Marcha Allison (859-421-0343) leads.

Prayer and Praise (#102) is at 7:15 p.m. on Monday nights in the parlor for worship and prayer.  The focus is prayer for the church & personal needs. Contact Brian Davis (948-7003).

 United Methodist Women (#116) for women of all ages meets the third Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m.   This is a missions-minded service group open to all ladies. Leader: Ruth Prigge (859-219-9008).


Come As You Are -CAYA (#116) is a group for women (all ages) who want to achieve a healthy balance of body, soul and mind.  Tami Lawson (873-8708) leads this group that meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Men of Faith met in the home of Steve Kroehler (124B Rumsey Circle) for Bible study and fellowship at 6:30 p.m.

Sisters on Fire (A Women’s Bible Study) meets from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the home of Mary Ann Stephens (859-619-4541). This Bible study is interwoven with outreach opportunities.


The Men’s Accountability Group (#114) meets at 5:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall to share a devotional and talk about their daily walk. Contact person: John Young (873-0340)

Mental Health Awareness (#116) meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room for those who seek to understand mental illness better. Randy Gnau

(873-2365) facilitates.


This Men’s Life Group (#212) meets at 8 a.m. in Fellowship Hall for devotions and prayer.  Wes Henry (502-320-9253) is the Leader.


Believers – (#202), Teacher:  Rebecca Reynolds

Bible Alive – (#103), Leader:  Marco Munoz

Discipleship Class (#102), Teacher:  Jim Tuttle

The Fellowship Class (#117), Teacher: Donna Whitmer (873-7947).

Home Builders (#101), Teacher:  Larry Mantle

Regeneration – (#115), Teacher: Thomas Brown

Seekers – (#116), Teacher:  Tim McClintock


Other VUMC Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (#115) meets at 8:00 p.m. each Thursday in Fellowship Hall.  Call 859-225-1212 or for more details.

 Chancel Choir (Music Rm) meets from 7-8 p.m. each Wednesday in the choir room. Tim Crook leads.

 A Community Mental Health Awareness meeting occurs the second Tues. each month at Daisy Hill.  Contact: John Ryan (859-351-9110) for more information.

 Cornerstones -Senior Citizens 55-years-old and older (#212) come together the first Thursday of each month at noon for a potluck lunch and special program.  There are also planned trips and outings.  Carol Ward is the President. (859-621-2976).

Handbells (Music Rm) meet on designated Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary.  Vicki Fish directs this group (873-8657).

Jail Ministry for Women in Woodford Co. Jail takes place every other Friday.  Martha Ham (859-707-7065) & Jean Clark lead.

Rainbow Remembrance (for parents who have lost a child) meets at 6:30 p.m. at Emma Hatfield’s the 2nd Tues. of the month. Jo Ann Corman (873-4504) and Sally Graul facilitate.

Supper Clubs are organized annually.   Participants host those in their group (6-8 people) only once during the year, and enjoy dinner in other homes the rest of time. Lynne Woodrum (873-3461) coordinates.

Soul Survivors (widows and widowers) meet the 3rd Thursday of each month for a meal and a program.  Some outings are also scheduled.  Faye Blair (873-8888) facilitates.

WOW Wednesdays (#112) the first Wednesday of the month, is an opportunity for our church family to get to know one another better.  At 6pm we have a catered meal in our auditorium #112 – $5 per person & $15 per family – followed relax/worship time together.

Women’s Bible Study#116  meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.  Prayer/Encouragement are priorities. Leaders: Jo Ann Corman (873-4504) and Sally Graul (879-9695).