Connecting Groups

Adults are invited to grow more deeply connected with God and each other through groups that meet to study the Bible, talk, pray, and serve.  All are welcome!  Options are listed below and on the back with starting dates.  Sign up in our lobby, at the church office, or online. Or, for any group that is open to all and doesn’t have limited space, just show up! Childcare is organized through the individual group.

*All Connecting Groups will meet the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, beginning September 23.

Who God Says You Are

w/ Bernie and Esther Windmiller @ 6:00 pm, Sun., Sept. 23
Who says “who you are?”  Family, friends, society?  Klyne Snodgrass (author of Who God Says You Are) says, “I deal with identity…I am convinced that is what the Bible is really about.  It seeks to tell us who God says we are.”  Join us as we explore together the 9 factors of identity in Who God Says You Are.
Room C, each Sunday night; cost of book–$23.24.

Conversations around God’s Word 

w/ Bob and Sandy Roseberg @ 10:30 am, Sun., Sept. 23
God shapes our lives through prayerful conversations around His Word.  This group goes deeper in discussion about the scripture text of Sunday’s sermon.
Room C, after Sunday service: 2nd and 4th Sundays

Age 40-and-below Connecting Group

w/ Pastor Jon and Pastor Derek @ 3:00 pm, Sun., Sept. 23
Come join us for casual conversation around God’s Word and how God wants to be a part of our daily lives.
Church Fellowship Hall, 2nd and 4th Sundays; childcare provided!

Women’s Bible Study: Discerning the Voice of God

Diane Smith and Cindy Penzenik @ 6:30 pm, Tues., Sept. 25
For women only!  Please join us for this DVD/book study by Priscilla Shirer on how to recognize when God speaks.  Learn to understand the Holy Spirit’s character and language and how God speaks to us through his word.   
2nd and 4th Tuesday nights in Room C; cost of study guide—$13.00

How Is God Calling Us to Serve our Community?

w/ Pastor Derek @ 10:30 am, Sun, Oct. 14
During his Sabbatical, Pastor Derek sensed that God is calling us as a church to discern together how we might best serve the vulnerable and marginalized of our community.  Come join the conversation.  All ages are welcome. 
Church Fellowship Hall, after Sunday service: 2nd and 4th Sundays

Adult Bible Studies (open to all; no sign-up necessary)

Men’s Bible Study: the Gospel of Matthew

w/ Pete Swanson and Marty Schmeck
Each Friday morning, 6:00 to 7:00 am, in the Fellowship Hall
Starting Sept. 28th

Studying the New Testament

w/ Walt Elwell
Each Wed. night, 6:15 to 7:30 pm in the Church Library
Starting Sept. 12th

Women’s Bible Study | John’s Gospel

w/ Barb Elwell
2nd and 4th Thursday, 10:00 to 11:30 am, Room A

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers)

Moms get a chance to connect, share, and grow with other moms of young kids.  Childcare is provided.  So is dinner!
Meets 1st  and 3rd Tuesdays of every month @ 6:00 pm

GriefShare

A Christian support group for those grieving the death of loved ones, facilitated by Karin Tunis.
Tuesday nights, beginning Sept. 11: 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Room A


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