Wednesdays @ 12:00 pm - Beginning August 26th - General Population, 18 & Over - Anxiety is inescapable in today’s world. When stress overpowers us and fear infects our minds, it can feel like the peace the Bible talks about is impossible to find. And no amount of pretending, overworking, or isolating ourselves will offer us the peace we need. This small group study will help you see that peace can be found on this side of eternity.
Thursdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning August 27th - General Population, 18 & Over - Black/white relations in the culture at large and in the church, in particular, continue to be a stain on America's respectable reputation. The church has clearly failed and must seek to function by God's kingdom perspective. Come learn a biblical understanding of the kingdom foundation of oneness--why we don't have it, what we need to do to get it, and what it will look like when we live it.
Tuesdays @ 6:45 pm - Beginning August 25th - Young Adult Men (21-40) - Every man's life tells a "story." In the pursuit of Authentic Manhood, every man must understand and come to grips with the defining moments and key relationships that have shaped his unique "story." This session will provide men with a biblical perspective of their "story" and equip them to embrace how their past has affected their present and prepares them to deal with whatever the future may hold.
Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning August 25th - Young Adult Women (21-40) - “No matter how hard you hustle, your best efforts pale in comparison to what God can do through you. But before God can work through us, He has to work in us. And that's what Obedience over Hustle is all about: making the daily commitment to choose Him and letting God direct your path, your pace, and your purpose.
Wednesdays @ 6:45 pm - Beginning August 26th - Youth, Grades 6-12 - This small group session will walk students through the parables in Luke to teach what it looks like for God to rule our lives. Though a life sold out for Christ might look backwards to everyone else, it actually points us back to how God intended our lives to be when he first created us. When God is king, he reverses the curse and flips everything we know on its head. We simply have to choose to follow his lead.
Thursdays @ 6:45 pm - Beginning August 27th - Married Couples, All Ages - Why do we negatively react to each other in marriage? How do I best motivate my spouse? What if my spouse does not respond to me? This group will continue the work to bring new hope and new life to your marriage.
Wednesdays @ 6:45 pm - Beginning August 26th - Women, All Ages - Prayer is not a privilege for the pious or the art of a chosen few but a simple tool everyone has been given to have a conversation with God. Learn how to let go of uncertainties about prayer, trust that God hears you, and embrace a prayer life that brings peace and rest.
Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning August 26th - Musicians, Singers, Worship Arts Members, All Ages - True worship is based upon giving God our total love--a love so strong, so pure, so heart and Spirit-felt that it actually touches Him. This is the type of worship God craves, expects, and deserves, and this type of worship is what will fulfill you in return. Explore Biblical examples and helpful tips for experiencing "true worship."
Fridays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning August 28th - Teens & Adults - Come and discover what it means to really love our neighbors who are suffering from poverty, addiction, homelessness, and incarceration. Learn how to take action and help effect real change. This group will explore how to take a spirit of mercy and truly love their neighbors as they love themselves--through mission and outreach.
Sundays @ 11:30 am - Beginning August 30th - General Audience, All Ages - If you have been considering becoming a member at FMBC, then this is the group for you. You'll discover who we are at FMBC, what we believe, why we believe it, and how we apply those beliefs as we strive to be personally connected and radically changed.
Mondays @ 7:00 pm - Beginning August 24th - FMBC New Members/Quest Class Graduates - You cannot grow spiritually unless you’re connected relationally. Why is community so important to your spiritual life? God designed us that way. He wants to use other people to grow us and he wants to use us to grow other people. This group will explore how building deep relationships with the people in your small group and serving in the larger community around you will grow your faith,