Church Ministries

Sunday School


Because of COVID-19, and following CDC & St. Joseph County guidelines, we are requiring masks for all classes.

Pre-K - 3rd grade •  "SONKIDS"

  • Leaders: Becky Baker & Parents
  • Video Bible Lesson
  • Family Activity Page
  • Each Sunday a video with a Bible Lesson will be posted on our Facebook page for the children.   A month of activity pages for 4 lessons will be delivered to each family. Each activity page will correspond with the video lesson of the week. At your family's pace use it though out the week to reinforce each Bible lesson. 

Youth (Teens)

Preteen / 4th - 6th grade

  • Doug Kalk, Randy Brooks & Matt Stevens 10:50-11:50 am.

Junior High (Confirmation) / 7th & 8th Grade

  • Pastor Michelle, Tina Harris, & Bobbie Anderson from 10:50-11:50 am
  • United Methodists use the term "confirmation" to mark the first time a baptized Christian publicly "confirms" their intention to live the vows of a baptismal and membership covenant and so becomes a professing member of the local congregation and The United Methodist Church

Senior High / 9th - 12th Grade

  • Mary Weller from 10:50-11:50 am
  • Following the YM360 curriculum, the youth will be "Embracing the Life of a Christ-Follower"


We have many varied classes to meet the needs of all adults. Check one out next Sunday.  Classes (in church) normally meet at 10:50 a.m. following the Worship Service.

Modern Day Living Class

  • Joanne Detlef
  • The class is completing a study of the Jewish influence on Matthew's Gospel.

Sermon Discussion Class

  • Joe Emmerth
  • This class has a lively conversation about the morning sermon and how to apply it to our lives.

TNT Class

  • Mark Bradford
  • A continuing study on the Gospel of Mark

Sunshine Disability Ministries Sunday school Class

  • Leader: Carol Robison
  • This class will resume in person once it is safe to gather.

Music Ministry

The music ministry of Evangel Heights provides an outlet to musicians of all ages, levels, and areas of expertise to praise the Lord with their unique talents and gifts.

Chancel Choir

Chancel Choir is an adult choir. They provide anthems and service music for the Sunday worship service and special services both inside and outside the church. Rehearsals are Thursday from 7:30 - 9:00 pm from the end of August to the end of May.

Evangel Ringers

Evangel Ringers, the Handbell choir, is composed of ringers high school age and older with a unique love and dedication to handbell music. They rehearse from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Thursday evenings from the end of August to the end of May. They ring for the Sunday services generally once a month and for special services.

Children's Choir

Children's Choir is for ages 6 through 6th grade. They meet the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month during the 8:45 worship service. Meet from September through May.

For more information on the Music Department, please contact: Howard Eckdahl, Minister of Music at (574) 234-8379 Ext 111 or

Parent's Day Off Preschool (P.D.O. Preschool)

P.D.O. Preschool is an extended day preschool and has been serving families since 1981. The preschool offers social, emotional, and developmental learning experiences for children age 15 months through 5 years old. To learn more about enrolling your child(ren) at P.D.O. Preschool, click the link below.

P.D.O. Preschool