There is a small group Bible study (Life Group) for everyone!


  • WAITS Bible Study - 2:30pm
  • Celebrate Recovery - 6:00pm


  • Vilas Home -3:00pm (on hold)
  • Activate - 6:00pm
  • Practical Application - 6:00pm (1st & 3rd Tues.)


  • WAITS Movie - 4:00pm


  • Woman of God - 1:00pm
  • WAITS Walking 5:30pm


  • WAITS Purpose Bible Study - 8:00am
  • Courageous - 8:30am
  • Grief Support Group- 1:00pm

Activate Life Group

A Life Group for adults 20 years and older, Activate meets from 6:00-7:00pm on Tuesday nights. We are beginning a new study starting this Tuesday night (February 9, 2021) in the book of Daniel. It is amazing how this book parallels with present day culture and chaos.

Youth and Young Adult Life Group

Our youth and young adult ministry is currently being reorganized. We hope to launch in the Spring. This life group will be geared for youth and young adults 6th grade through 19 years old. Meanwhile, check our Events page for special youth events.

Practical Application Life Group

This Life Group for men 19 years and older meets on the first & third Tuesdays of the month at 6:00 pm. at the home of Jim Cutter. Alongside Bible study and fellowship, they do various community projects, helping those in the community with needed repairs and projects.

Courageous Life Group

Courageous is a Life Group for men meeting every Saturday morning at 8:30 am under the leadership of Pastor Norm Mesel. Courageous Life Group is doing a weekly study in the Book of Genesis. This study sets the foundation in regard to God's creation, historical events and a foreshadow of redemption. We welcome all men to join us for coffee, donuts and study of God's Word.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery (CR) meets on Monday nights at 6:00 pm. CR is a Biblical and balanced program that helps individuals overcome their hurts, habits and hang-ups. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory and introduces people to the love of Christ, Who alone gives the power to be overcomers. 

Click here for the CR brochure. Click here to search for a CR meeting near you.

Woman of God Life Group

Women 20 years and older meet every Thursday afternoon at 1:00 pm.  We are studying the book The Names of God by Anne Spangler. We are completing the part focusing on the names of God and will be starting the 26 chapters on the names of Jesus. If you want to get to know God in a deeper, more intimate way and to grow in your relationship with Him, please join us at anytime! For more information, feel free to contact Pastor Judy Pribis by email or phone (518) 562-0655.

W.A.I.T.S Life Group

Women Active In The Son is for women who enjoy being active in the Lord.  Regular walking meetings are held on Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm. During the late fall and winter we meet inside the Champlain Centre Mall near where Sears used to be. 

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Wednesday Prayer

We are calling on Christ Followers to pause every Wednesday at either the noon hour or at 6:30 pm to prayer for personal spiritual renewal through humility, seeking God's heart and repentance ... then pray for a spiritual awakening in America (asking God to heal our land). 2 Chronicles 7:14.

Sunday Focused Prayer

This group meets from 9:45 - 10:30AM on Sunday mornings.  Join us for a time of prayer. God hears and will answer when His people pray!

Vilas Home Life Group Ministry

This is a lively group of senior citizens who live at a local assisted-living home. This Bible study meets at 3:00 PM on Tuesdays at the Vilas Home and studies passages of Scripture and topics that are relevant to the struggles of people at this stage of life.  Pastor Judy Pribis leads this Life Group. This LG is on hold during the pandemic.

Overcoming Grief

This life group will be meets on Saturdays at 1:00 PM in the Church Fellowship Hall.  The focus is on overcoming grief.   If you are interested in delving into the Word of God in the company of others who understand,  please contact Rev. Judy Pribis for more information.

Women's Bible Study

Join us as we study God's Word at 8:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall Saturday mornings.

Weekend Backpack of Food Ministry

Throughtout the school year Turnpike Wesleyan Church provides weekend backpacks of food for students in a local elementary school.  The backpacks contain at least two meals per day per child.  We are packing for 45 children during the 2019-2020 school year. Everyone can participate through prayer for the students and their families and by donating food items to be packed.  If you wish to participate in packing the food, please contact the church office.  Click here for a list of helpful donations. 


Rethinking Your Life Study

Women Active In The Son's study is about changing your behavior by renewing the way you think.  No matter where you are in your faith journey, you'll find the encouragement you need to grow in your love for God and others.  The 3-month study begins on the first Monday in February at 2:30pm, and all women are welcome.  Please contact Darlene Wells for more information.


Purpose Driven Life Study

All women are welcome to join the Women Active in the Son on Saturday mornings at 8:00am as we study Purpose Driven Life. Are you interesed in knowing God's purpose for you life and understanding the big picture?  Want to see how all the pieces of your life fit together?  Join us for this 10-month study.  Please contact Darlene Wells for more information.