General Growth Groups

 

 

Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 15th - General Population, 18 & Over - The book, “The Prodigal God”, by Tim Keller is a book based on the Luke 15 parable of the prodigal son. The book focuses on the “lost” spiritual state of both sons, the younger brother, who demanded his inheritance and went to a far country, as well as the elder brother who stayed home, refusing to join the celebration when his brother returned. Join us as we compare the brothers and recover the heart of the Christian faith.  The book will be provided, FREE of charge, for the first 5 people to sign up and attend the group.  The FREE book limit has been reached for this group.  

Min. David Roundtree, Facilitator

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Fridays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 10th - Teens & Adults All Christians have been given two mandates by Christ and therefore called to serve in loving thy neighbor as thyself and sharing the Good News Gospel to lead souls to Christ.  Come let us learn and grow together in strengthening our calling,  always having a heart of compassion, and being more effective in sharing the Gospel daily by application of scripture.

Ruth Rhedrick, Facilitator

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Audience Specific Growth Groups - Men

 

Mondays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 13th - Men, All Ages - This group will discuss examples of biblical manhood, encourage men to be wary of the cultural temptations to be weak and selfish, and discover how men can live in the strength that God intends for them.  The book will be provided, FREE of charge, for the first 5 people to sign up and attend the group. The FREE book limit has been reached for this group.

Min. Bobby Favors, Facilitator

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Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 14th - Men, All Ages - The word “now” can be exciting or dreadful, depending on whether we feel ready for what comes next. But God can fulfill his purpose in our lives at any time—he does not need to wait on the right circumstances. MEN, let's commit to following God wherever he leads us because he will give us what we need for the journey.  The book will be provided, FREE of charge, for the first 5 people to sign up and attend the group. (Purchase of the book is not necessary to participate; study material will be provided by the facilitator.)

Min. Charles Corbin, Facilitator

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Audience Specific - Women & Couples

 

Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 8th - Millenial & Gen X Women - If you’re a sister born in or after the 70s, walking as a Godly woman can get tricky. Afros, bell bottoms, Hip-hop, MTV, video games, the Internet, recession, the rebirth of Apple, Occupy Wallstreet, Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, mass shootings, and a new sexual revolution.  All of these things helped shape and define us.  In a world saturated with social and digital media, trying to study the Bible, just hits different.  So why not take a different approach to exploring the word of God, using pop culture, current events, and popular music.  Ladies, no matter where you are between 90’s rap and Proverbs 31, the “Somewhere In Between” Growth Group is for you!

Group Topics To Include:

  • "God Over All Y'all"
  • "Let's Talk About Sex, Baby!"
  • "All Up in My Fellings"
  • "Pretty Hurts"
  • "Slay, Sis!"
  • "Salty & Lit"

Lesli Corbin, Facilitator

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Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 7th - Young Adult Women (21 - 40) - Get ready for a journey of being renewed, reprogrammed, and transformed in your soul (mind, will, and emotions). The "SoulSister" Growth Group aims to encourage group members to fast from wrong thinking, fast from giving in to negative emotions, and fast from things that feed our souls anything unhealthy. How will we do this? By allowing the Holy Spirit to renew and reprogram our minds through the Word of God.

Vanessa Douglas, Facilitator

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Thursdays @ 6:45 pm - Beginning September 9th - Married Couples - Discover God's purpose for your marriage through the biblical principles and practical guidance in Kingdom Marriage. Using Scripture and stories from years of counseling couples, Dr. Tony Evans shares his passion for marriage and its place in God's kingdom work. The Kingdom Marriage Growth Group will work toward understanding this unique mission and pry it will transform your marriage and your life.  The book will be provided, FREE of charge, for the first 5 couples to sign up and attend the group.  The FREE book limit has been reached for this group.

Ministers Thomas & Vanessa Pride, Facilitators

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Audience Specific - Singles

 

Thursdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 9th - Single Adults - What does God really say about divorce and how can a person live life successfully after a marriage breaks apart? Using the book, "Making It After Breaking It," by Dr. Charlene Hendricks, this Growth Group will seek to provide help to those who have experienced broken marriages.  Let's work together to regain our self-worth, dignity, and place in God’s family when single again. The book will be provided, FREE of charge, for the first 5 people to sign up and attend the group.  The FREE book limit for this group has been reached.

Jeff Dickens, Facilitator

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Audience Specific - Young Adults

 

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 7th - Gen Z Adults (Ages 18-25) - In this growth group, we'll discuss topics that are relevant to both the church and culture. In a post-Christian America, it’s important, now more than ever, for college-aged young adults to have a safe space in which they can have courageous conversations about their faith in light of the fast-paced and ever-changing world surrounding them. This group aims to lead students into a fuller and more biblical understanding of how God would have them navigate these spaces for His glory.

Group Topics to include: 

  • What Should We Do When Bible Passages Bother Us?
  • How Do We Reimagine Our Creative Lives to Repair a Broken World?
  • How Do We Answer The Problem of Evil?
  • To Woke For Church?

Min. Fred Womble, Facilitator

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Youth Growth Groups

 

Mondays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning September 13th - Youth (Kindergarten through 5th Grade) - Parents, has your child ever made a big plan? What was the plan? How did it turn out? Does your child think God will be able to accomplish His plan? Why or why not? In the Book of Ephesians, Paul talks about the plan God has for us. We will explore with your children what God's plan is and how we can follow His plan. Also, we will explore the arts through fabric and how it was used in the Bible. Ms. Na Sha, our Art Teacher will bring fabric to life with hands-on activities for our youth! As we walk through the Book of Ephesians, we encourage parents to talk with their children daily about God's plan for their lives. We also ask parents to talk with their children about what they learn in our K-5 Connect Growth Group!

Aronda Elder, Facilitator

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Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm - Beginning September 8th - Youth in Grades 6-12 - As a teenager, it probably seems like you're constantly being advised toward one extreme after another. Your parents and teachers are pushing you toward maturity and responsibility. Some of your friends may be suggesting pursue things that will bring the most immediate pleasure. The image portrayed by many musicians, actors, and athletes glorifies sex and drugs and untamed selfishness. With all of these conflicting views, how does a Christian teenager decide how to live? This growth group will encourage teens to make every decision out of a worldview shaped by God's Word and centered around our Savior, Jesus. Abandon the idea that choices made in youth are temporary and meaningless. Instead, learn to make decisions now that will impact both your life and God's Kingdom for eternity.

 

Min. Fred Womble, Facilitator

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