Prayer with Rev. Randy Allen // Sanctuary
Our lives are hectic. We seek a time to slow down and commune with God. We know that prayer helps us grow in Christ and shrinks the barriers separating us from the Holy and Divine. Each week we will briefly discuss Biblical principles of prayer and then we will enter into sacred conversation with God, together.
Singles Together // Parker Fireside Room
Ongoing group of like-minded singles that are looking for community, learning and socialization in a clean and healthy environment. Whether you are never married, divorced or widowed, Singles Together is for you. Break the routine of "work, tv, sleep and repeat." Join us and network with a great group of singles.
Disciple Fast Track with Rev. Sandy Felkins // Stabler Conference Room
This class gives an overview of the entire Bible. This is a 24 week course that starts in September.
Men's Group with Mike Greene // Room 204
The group will have on-going bible studies and group discussions on various topics throughout the year, along with activities and projects.
Women's Prayer Journaling with Janice Stewart // Room 214 (starts February 6th)
Keeping a prayer journal helps us connect with God in a consistent, authentic, creative and tangible way. We will practice talking and listening to God through many journaling formats and methods. Appropriate for new and experienced journal keepers.
Pastor's Bible Study: Parables and Psalms with Dr. Ken Dunivant // Lee Classroom
We will explore the parables of the Bible found in the New Testament during the first half of WNA’s and then during the second half of WNA’s he will explore the Old Testament Psalms. Each week will help you learn ways to interpret Scripture and then apply the truths to your life.
The 7 Rings of Marriage: Practical Biblical Wisdom for Every Season of your Marriage by Jackie Bledsoe with Danielle & Shane Turrisi // Room 213
Discover the pathway to a fulfilling and lasting marriage. Revisit the
covenant you made and live out your calling as a couple, believing that God's
best for your marriage is yet to come.
GriefShare with Jackie Greene // Room 219
Support group for people grieving the death of a family member, loved one or friend. Your bereavement experience may be recent or not so recent. You will find encouragement, comfort and help in the grieving process. No matter what the cause of your loved one’s death, this is an opportunity to be around people who understand what you are feeling. You will learn valuable information about facing your new normal in life and renewing your hope for the future. GriefShare meets weekly and contains three parts: video seminar; support group and workbook activities. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-345-7261 ext. 104 if you have additional questions.
The Path to the Cross with Pat Johnson // Room 220 (Artos)
This small group Bible study is by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan. In this study, God’s story continues with the intense devotion of his people. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your life to live as they did – by every word that comes from the mouth of God. This is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers.
The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery
with Ali Lindsey // Room 222
What you don't know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and maybe even how you make your way in the world. It can also keep you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you're stuck in the same ruts? The Enneagram is an ancient personality type system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively. In The Road Back to You Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile forge a unique approach―a practical, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of God and of ourselves.
Cultivate Women's Group- Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World.
with Danielle Spree and Susan Page // Room 212
Americans especially know about living in perpetual anxiety. According to one research program, anxiety-related issues are the number one mental health problem among women. Lucado invites readers into a study of Philippians 4:6-7, teaching that, with God’s help, you can learn to face the calamities of life. Anxiety comes with life. But it doesn't have to dominate your life.
The Class Meeting: Reclaiming a Forgotten (and Essential) Small Group Experience with Rev. Jesse Tosten // Room 221 (starting March 20th)
Dr. Kevin Watson has written a fresh new guide
to the theory and practice of the Wesley class meeting, an essential element of
truly Wesleyan spirituality. This book is for clergy and congregations who are
looking for ways to develop deeper discipleship. The class meeting is made
workable without losing its essential dynamic as a gospel-based accountable
community. Watson has resurrected the class meeting and given it new meaning,
showing its relevance for the church today and how it may be a perfect means
for church renewal.
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