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Music Ministries

contemporary worship band

Practices on Thursday evenings at 6pm. This group plays each Sunday at 11am in the Contemporary Worship Service. Members should be able to read from a standard chord chart and be proficient musicians, and be self-motivated to continue to learn new repertoire. Please let Nikki know if you are interested in auditioning.

Children’s Choir

Our children’s choir is incorporated into the 5:30-7pm Sunday Night children’s programming and is led by Kathy Young. For more information email our children's director, Brittney Saffell.

Ladies’ Ensemble

Contact Kathy Young for details The group meets as needed throughout the year on Sundays at 5pm to prepare for 3-4 Sundays throughout the year.


adult Handbell choir

The handbell choir rehearsals are Wednesdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm in the Choir Room from September through April. We play in services about once every 6-8 weeks. We range in skill levels from beginner to advanced, and we always have room for another ringer! Contact Nikki Metzger Skidmore for more info.

Chancel Choir

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 6:30p in the Choir Room.  Our repertoire spans the ages from Baroque to Modern Choral literature for church. If people ever make comments to you about how they enjoyed sitting near you and hearing you sing… you should consider joining the choir.

Instrumental Music

We often have opportunity to incorporate strings, wind, brass and percussion instruments in our traditional worship. If you have experience and are interested in exploring the possibility of playing in this service, please contact Nikki right away!

Children’s Ministry

There are several different ways you can get involved in serving with AUMC Kids!


Serve our littlest members by signing up for our nursery rotation! One Sunday a month from 8:30 – 11:30, you will have the opportunity to play with, read to, and care for the sweet babies in our nursery.

Sunday School

We teach our children the importance of serving others, and what better way to model Jesus’ servant heart than by joining us in Sunday School? Our children need adult role models like you who will help out in Sunday School – sometimes all it takes to grow in relationship with others is simply being present. Please contact Brittney Saffel if you are interested in serving our children in Sunday School.

Sunday Nights

Sunday nights are always high-energy and a lot of fun! We cook, we make art, we perform science experiments, and more! Come join us.


Evergreen is for those admitting to age 55 and older.

Due to the evolving nature of covid, breakfast and lunches are suspended currently.

Speeders Meet the first Friday of the month at 8:30 for Breakfast at Blue Plate on South Parkway – no reservations necessary

Evergreens meet the 2nd Thursday of the month for lunch at the church.  They have a variety of programs and meals.  They are taking a break in June and July.

For more information or to register for any event contact: Lydia Locke

United Methodist Men

The UMM at Aldersgate primarily meets on Thursday mornings for pancake breakfast and Bible study.


Join men of all ages as we discuss Bible passages for the upcoming Sunday. This group is great for beginners through experts. Stay the hour or slip out to head to work. Bring your Bible and be ready to discuss at the table.

Thursday 6:30 am
Room: Fellowship Hall
Clergy rotate facilitating
Cost: donation to cover breakfast

Contact Earl Freeman

Women United in Faith

All Women are welcome to join us for fellowship, a program, and refreshments.


Circles’ Regular Meeting Day and Time


Susannah Circle will meet 3rd Thursdays, at 9:30 am in the Disciple Center. For more information call co-leaders: Betty Horne 256-883-1467 or Phyllis O'Connell 256-880-0398.


Deborah Circle will meet the 3rd Thursdays at  7:00 pm in the Disciple Center.  For more information call co-leaders: Rita Friday 256-883-8487 or Christy Kindred 256-883-9269.


The Aldersgate United Methodist Women are organized into two groups called Circles. One group meets in the mornings (Susannah Circle) and the other in the evenings (Deborah Circle) to allow women a choice of times. Each circle has its own chairperson.


The two circles together form the unit. The president, vice-president, etc. are all unit officers and the business of the Aldersgate UMW is conducted at the unit level. Here the decisions are made as to how to spend the money, what projects to perform, what the policies are, etc.


President: Rita Friday

Vice-President: Deborah Jeziorski

Secretary: Dianne Hough

Treasurer: Debra Bocking

Secretary of Membership: Adessa Cannon

For additional information contact:  Rita Friday 256-883-8487


The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.


Membership in UMW is as simple as deciding you would like to belong. You do not have to be a member of Aldersgate to be a member of Aldersgate UMW. All you have to do is come!  You do not have to make a financial pledge or a donation to belong.

Boy Scout Troop 368

Troop 368 has been serving the youth in Southeast Huntsville for over 25 years. We are a small troop and believe that Outing is a fundamental part of Scouting. We camp, canoe, and hike throughout the year and routinely send crews to the Northern Tier High Adventure Canoe Base, Philmont Scout Ranch, and BSA SeaBase. We emphasize the philosophy of boy-led troop, allowing our Scouts to learn leadership skills, leading to productive and contributing members of society. Boy Scout Troops are open to boys ages 11-17. For more information about Troop 368, please visit our website.

Venture Crew 368

Crew 368 is a co-ed, high adventure focused crew. We have frequent hiking, canoeing, climbing, and other adventurous outdoor trips. We regularly send a crew to the BSA High adventure bases: Northern Tier, Philmont, and SeaBase. Venture Crews are open to boys and girls ages 14-20. For more information about Crew 368, please contact Matt McCollum.

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