State fair
small groups

Below are the small groups we offer at our State Fair Site. We want everyone to be able to connect in community, especially during this time as we all deal with COVID-19. So, we are now offering groups on virtually via Zoom! Some in person groups are offering the option to Zoom into the meeting for those who prefer not to attend in person. Check the group details to find one that will meet your needs! If you have any questions regarding small groups, contact Gwen ( 

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Spiritual Growth

The Good Life

Details Lead by Gwen Elmer
Sunday - 11:45AM
Jesus tell his followers that he came give them life abundantly yet few of us experience life that way. We explore why in the next 6 weeks

Book of acts

Details Lead by Randy and Janice Rupe
Wednesday - 7PM
How did Christianity become the world's predominant religion? The answer is found in the book of Acts, which chronicles the tumultuous days of the early Church and the spread of Christianity in the years following Jesus' death and resurrection. Join us online or in person; it will challenge you to walk with Christ and serve him more effectively through the power of the Holy Spirit.

40 days in the word

Details Lead by Jean Holm
Thursday - 6:30PM
315.744.4935 |
We are a group open to all who are using the study "40 Days in the Word"

Parables of jesus

Details Lead by Paul Honess
Tuesday - 6:30PM
315.559.8780 |
Group members will bring a parable and give a teaching on it.

A Walk Through Psalms

Details Lead by Charlie Edgar
Wednesday - 2PM
315.727.3591 |
We will be taking a slow walk through the Psalms to study them in depth.

Kids & Teens

Youth Group
(6th-12th grade)

Details Lead by Justyn Palmatier
Wednesday - 6:30PM to 7:45PM
State Fair Site
315.407.8463 |
Masks must be worn. This group is for kids in 6th - 12th grade. Our goal is to develop, connect, and love students into intentional relationship with God and others. Each week we start with a family-style dinner followed by some fun activity, worship, and age appropriate lesson groups.

1st - 5th grade

Details Lead by Jessica Rosado
Wednesday- 6:30PM
This group is designed to draw early elementary aged kids into a deeper connection with Jesus! This is a group that will cover leadership & spiritual principles rooted in Vineyard values. These include Spiritual Formation, Prayer, Worship, Social Justice, Leadership, and of course, Doing the Stuff.

Support Groups

divorce care

Details Lead by Tammy Kahn
Thursday - 6:00PM
Virtual/Church Building
Supporting those who have dealt with divorce

Gambler's Anonymous

Details Mondays - 1:00PM | Church Building
Saturdays - 10:30AM | Church Building
Connect with others who share in the desire to stop Gambling.

Food Pantry

Details Lead by Pete Poirer
Thursday - 8AM
State Fair Building
We restock shelves as well as receive and process shipments from the food bank. We have a devotion, some discussion, and a time of prayer.

Health and Wellness

Adventuring in creation

Details Led by April Dolan
Sunday - 12PM
Syracuse Area
We will bike, hike and kayak in the Greater Syracuse area.

Wednesday walkers

Details Led by Janet Rasbeck
Wednesday - 7PM
Virtual & Outside of Building
We walk every Wednesday and will be studying John Ortbergs "Soul keeping"

Daniel plan

Details Led by Lynne Watson
Tuesday - 6PM
Work with your own hands what is good.

Women's Groups

Women's bible study

Details Led by Janet Rasbeck
Tuesday - 10AM
Women's Group Studying the book of Romans!

Mom's group

Details Lead by Dana Stagnitta
Wednesday - 12PM
This is a group for moms, we will be using The Bible Project

Take Courage

Details Lead by Shelly Johnson
Wednesday - 3:30PM
315.407.8463 |
If you've ever felt fearful, discouraged and ready to throw in the towel, this study might be for you. We will learn to take courage from the One who gives it as we determine to trust God with our life story

How to Get Through What You are Going Through

Details Lead by Jean Holm
Wednesday - 6:30PM
315.744.4935 |
Women's group discussing How to Get Through What You are Going Through

Study of "anxious for nothing"

Details Led by Margie Klimachefsky
Wednesday - 10AM
At State Fair site
A women's group studying New Testament Essentials.

Men's Groups

Social Groups

Men's bible study

Details Led by John Lewis
Monday - 6:30PM
Men's group studying Exodus.

Singles group

Details Tuesday & Sundays - 6:30PM
Various Locations
Embrace what it means to live an abundant and meaningful life by finding beauty and laughter in the small things of every moment of your life.