Small Groups Schedule

Small Group Schedule: 2016 – 2017

Please contact Discipling Ministries Coordinator Barbara DeCarlo or the small group leader for more info on joining a small group.

Fellowship Small Groups:

  • Trinity Presbyterian Parents of Preschoolers and other young Christians
    • Facebook Group by this exact name
    • Simply request to join
    • Led by Beth Shobe and Kim Henson
    • Meets occasionally throughout the year for fun and fellowship
    • Share and fellowship with other parents over social media and in-person.
  • Young Adult Group
    • Meets every other month (sometimes more)
    • Led by Megan Farrell; Newcomers always welcome
    • Group for those 21+ who’d like to build friendships and a larger spiritual network at Trinity.
  • Wine Tasting
    • Meets throughout the Fall on Sat. evenings
    • Led by Debbie Chen & Joan Haff; newcomers always welcome!
    • Enjoy fellowship while exploring the world of wine
  • Dancing
    • Time and places TBA
    • Led by Melissa & Charlie Daniel; newcomers welcome!
    • Returning for a new season, this group is for dancers and novices alike!
  • Movie Group – Detective Series: Jesse Stone
    • Meets on Thurs. evenings beginning in Jan.
    • Led by Paula Riepl
    • Join with others to enjoy fellowship and fun, watching the detective series, “Jesse Stone,” played by Tom Selleck
  • Trinity Diners
    • Meets every 2-3 months at group members’ homes
    • Led by Debbie Sandberg
    • Enjoy fellowship and a meal with friends
  • Knit at Night
    • Meets 3rd Thurs./month @ 7 p.m. at group members’ homes
    • Led by Sally Conway; Newcomers welcome!
    • For beginners to advanced, come crochet or knit while enjoying conversation and light refreshments
  • Knitting/Crocheting
    • Meets Weds. @ 11 a.m. in Deacons’ Room
    • Led by Barbara DeCarlo; Newcomers welcome!
    • Weekly daytime group for those who enjoy other’s company with these cathartic means of creation.
  • Beading
    • Meets Weds. @ 11 a.m. in Deacons’ Room
    • Led by Judy Pray; Newcomers welcome!
    • Learn to bead & enjoy the company of others while creating jewelry, crafts, and array of other creations.
  • Bazaar Crafts
    • Meets Weds. @ 11 a.m. in Deacons’ Room
    • Led by Jodi Abraham; Newcomers always welcome
    • Create crafts and gifts for Women at the Well’s Christmas Bazaar

Discernment & Discovery Small Groups:

  • Environmental Dinners
    • Led by Rich Zielinski
    • Limited to 10 participants + alternates
    • Learn about environmental issues by watching a great video AND enjoy a nice dinner, dessert, and lively conversation.
  • Holy Land Trip
    • Meeting times TBA
    • Led by Paula Riepl; Newcomers welcome!
    • Explore the possibility of traveling in a small group to explore the Holy Land of Palestine and Israel.

Mission Small Groups:

  • Dominican Republic Mission Group
    • Meeting dates and times vary
    • Led by Debbie Chen & Marcy DaLomba; Newcomers always welcome!
    • Raise funds & awareness for Jackie’s House Orphanage and the group’s medical mission trip to the D.R. in March, 2017, to bring healing & love to some of the world’s most impoverished.
  • FISH
    • Led by David O’Halloran;
    • Newcomers always welcome!
    • Meets occasionally throughout the year to guide the congregation’s participation in the FISH ministry, in which the church houses, feeds, and fellowships with situationally homeless families of our area.
  • Sunrise Singalong
    • Meets 3rd Friday/month @ 7 p.m. @ Sunrise Assisted Living in East Brunswick, NJ
    • Led by Dottie Spengel; newcomers always welcome
    • Come join in the joy of singing hymns and songs for and with the residents of Sunrise.


Men’s Group

  • Interested in good conversation over a beer, soda, or tasty beverage? Join Pastor Rob and other men at 5:45 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month.

Covenant Groups

  • Covenant Groups are high-commitment groups for disciples ready to grow their faith in community.
  • Their meetings are a place for members to share about their lives—the joys and pains—within a community that loves and accepts them, but also holds them accountable as all seek to grow closer to God and each other.
  • Trinity currently offers one Covenant group, but more can form!
  • Meets Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. in Youth Room
  • Led by Ann Chicchi; Newcomers welcome