L.I.F.E. Group at Simpsonwood United Methodist Church

L.I.F.E.  (Living in full effectiveness)

LIFE Group is a ministry for empty nesters and active adults of all ages. Our Purpose is to provide opportunities for fellowship with each other and for service to those in our community.

The LIFE Task Force (13 people) meets every month to plan and organize social activities, cultural events, and community service projects throughout the year. The January meeting was a planning opportunity to provide an overview of activities for the 2022 year.

February Activity:

  • Mexican Train Game night (dominoes)/catered Taco Bar dinner in FLC.

March Activity:

  • “Paint the town” (FLC) painting party. An instructor led the participants through the process, and everyone painted the Atlanta Skyline as a finished project.

April Activity:

  • Porsche Experience tour at the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta. Included a tour of the museum, design center, restoration shop, gallery of Porsche models, and the driving experience track.

May Activity:

  • Lionheart Theater in downtown Norcross to see “A Bad Year for Tomatoes”.

July Activity:

  • Stripers Baseball game, Coolray Field, Lawrenceville.

August Activity:

  • Low Country Boil (FLC). Prepared by top chefs from LIFE Group. A potluck from attendees to include Salad and dessert.

September Activity:

  • Lionheart Theater -Norcross, “On Golden Pond”
  • Rock Garden Tour—Calhoun, GA.

October Activity:

  • Trunk or Treat for SUMC Preschool (FLC)

November Activity:

  • National Infantry Museum Columbus, Ga.

December Activity:


LIFE serves the following Ministries throughout the year.

  • Neighborhood Cooperative Ministries (clothes sorting).
  • SUMC Preschool-Trunk or Treat
  • Lunch Buddies with older SUMC PreK students.
  • Supports SUMC Missions

Information about upcoming LIFE activities can be found in the SUMC weekly Connection email.

Contact Brenda Harwood or Pam Reilly for more information about LIFE Ministries