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Adult Programs

At the heart of our life together are relationships. People come to The Dover Church to meet new people and build lasting and meaningful friendships. We have a number of forums for finding your friendship place and are alway evolving and adding new opportuntiies as our community grows and changes.

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We have a number of church-wide social events that we hope you will join us for, including Fat Sunday, Spring and Fall Socials, Celebration and Welcome Back Sundays, World Communion Sunday, and an Advent Workshop.

Our Ladies Who Lunch are a social group of women who meet monthly for lunch.  We meet at the Wellesley College Club (727 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481). We hope you will join us. Please check the church calendar for our next lunch date!

There is a new group at The Dover Church for moms of young children. It will be held on the first Wednesday of every month from 10:30-11:30 AM. The discussion will focus on everyday mom life and how to stay focused on some of the things that matter most (God, family, self-care, etc.). The group will be led by Rev. Max Olmstead. This group is a nondenominational, Christian group, so please feel free to invite your friends that attend other churches, or don't attend church right now at all.

There is a new group at The Dover Church for women of all ages. Our meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of every month from 10:30-11:30AM. Relax and enjoy conversation with other women. The discussion will be led by Rev. Max Olmstead and focus on everyday life and how to stay focused on the things that matter most (God, family, self-care, etc.). The group is a nondenominational, Christian group, so please feel free to invite your friends from other churches or those who don’t attend church right now at all.

The Dolphin Group is a men's lunch group. The Dolphin Group has been meeting monthly on Wednesdays for lunch for years. We’re called the Dolphin because we meet at The Dolphin Restaurant in Natick (12 Washington Street, Natick, MA 01760).

We invite all of the men in our congregation to join us for breakfast! This group meets monthly to network and socialize. They also work on several community service projects during the year. We hope you will join us.

Once a month, from September to June, we offer free movie matinees.  We work with the Dover Council on Aging (COA).  We welcome everyone to join us for coffee, dessert, popcorn and a movie on our big screen!  We hope you will join us.  Check the calendar for the upcoming movie listing.

Yoga with Max is a moderate Kripalu yoga aimed for people of all abilities and experience. The goal of the class is to promote spiritual and physical well being through a series of postures that can be adapted for those who need either less or more strenuous experience. The class meets on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 am until 10:15 am in our Kraft Hall. The class is free, although free will offerings are welcome.

Families with Children are at the center of our community of faith. Whether sharing in a Children’s Message in worship or learning about God and Jesus in Sunday School, there is so much for families with children at The Dover Church

We know how daunting it can be to come to a new church for the first time. All of us had a first time and we’re glad we dared. We hope you’ll be glad too. Here’s some of what you might like to know before walking up the front stairs.