Grow Groups

Small Groups at PWUMC


We believe Grow Groups are one of the best ways to follow Jesus. Grow Groups provide a welcoming environment to seek answers to life’s most important questions with others. Grow Groups help us to become better people (more Christ like people) because we learn from one another. We hope you’ll consider being part of a Grow Group. We can’t recommend it highly enough! 

Sign Up

If you’re ready to join a Grow Group, please click the link below to register for your preferred group. The group host will contact you with all the information you need before the first meeting.


If you’re interested in learning more but not ready to commit, or if the times below do not fit into your schedule, fill out our Grow Group Info Request, and Pastor Choongho Kwon will be in touch with you.


Sundays, 10:30 a.m. (Hosted by Beth Fleck)

Sundays, 11:00 a.m. (Hosted by Ashley Fields)

Mondays, 8:30 p.m. (Hosted by Scott Giffen)

Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. (Hosted by Scott Rolf)

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. (Hosted by Rebecca Jones)

Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. (Hosted by Linda & Stan Shipman)

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. (Hosted by Jim Wall)

Wednesdays, 8:00 p.m. (Host TBD)

Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. (Host TBD)

Independent Study


Having trouble deciding if you should join a Grow Group?
We want to encourage you to go ahead and fill out the form above. We will reach out to you to help you decide if a Grow Group is right for you!


Having trouble finding the right group?
Consider becoming a Grow Group host! Grow Group hosts create space for others to join a group. For more information, visit the Grow Group host page!


What will I experience? 
As a member of a Grow Group, you will get to meet other people who want to follow Christ. Every group will have its own personality and way of doing things, but you’re sure to find a place to learn and grow together.


Grow Groups were essential to my development as a person and leader within the church. When I first started attending Platte Woods UMC, I joined a group. My time in this group was a time of formation. I learned so much about myself and about God. Many of my assumptions were challenged. I was pushed to become a better person. Over time I eventually started leading within the group. I believe my participation in the group helped me discover my calling to pastoral ministryWhat’s even more amazing is I still talk with many people in my original group!
Pastor Britton Fields


We launch Grow Groups periodically throughout the year. In addition, special group launches will occur in January and September of 2021. When you sign up, we will work alongside you to find a group that fits your needs.  

Be a Host!

We’re always looking for leaders to host Grow Groups! To sign up for more information about becoming a host, please visit our Host page.


We have materials, including videos and study guides, ready for your group!


7310 NW Prairie View Road  ♦  Platte Woods, MO 64151  ♦  816.741.2972
Serving the Kansas City Northland/Parkville community.


Online Sundays at 9:00 (Contemporary) and 11:00 a.m. (Traditional)
In-Person Sundays at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Leading people to follow Jesus.