Spring 2017 Small Groups and Studies

God designed each one of us for community.  This means that we will not grow and experience the fullness of the Christian life outside of helping and being helped by others in the church.  The way that we do this at Grace is through our small groups.  Below you will find a variety of small groups that are available this Spring 2017.  These groups represent the heart of our church and we invite you to sign up and discover the joy of connecting with others and the power of God for a transformed life.  

philippians

Join Pastor Jeff as we discover the secret to continual joy through our study of Philippians.  In our world of despair, depression, and dissatisfaction, we desperately need to understand the amazing message of this great book! For more information, click here.

 

 

 

ephesians2The theme of Ephesians is the unity of believers — written from prison by Paul.  Do you wish for a simpler understanding of who you are as a Christian, how you fit as part of His functioning Body and what His plan is for us to ‘walk worthy’ of this christian life?  And, yes, you CAN successfully defeat the enemy of your soul! Join Carol and learn the ultimate intention of God for His Church..It will change your life. For more information, click here.

 

 

 

The-Art-of-Marriage

Your spouse is not your enemy! Learn to view your spouse as your teammate, and grow closer to your spouse through God’s design for marriage. In 12 sessions couples will learn the importance of recognizing their differences, how to build each other up, committing to mutual dependability, and learning to trust and to be trusted.  For more information, click here.

 

 

 

pdl

The most basic question everyone faces in life is Why am I here? What is my purpose? Self-help books suggest that people should look within, at their own desires and dreams, but Christians believe the starting place must be with God and his eternal purposes for each life. Real meaning and significance comes from understanding and fulfilling God’s purposes for putting us on earth.  Learn to see the big picture of what life is all about and begin to live the life God created you to live as you join with others to study “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren.  To learn more or to sign up, click here.

 

made-to-craveMade to Crave is the missing link between a woman’s desire to be healthy and the spiritual empowerment necessary to make that happen. The reality is we were made to crave. Craving isn’t a bad thing. But we must realize God created us to crave more of him. This is a book and Bible study to help you find the “want to” in making healthy lifestyle choices.  This class is specifically for women. To sign up or find out more, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

sticky-faith-parenting

Sticky Faith Parent Curriculum is a video-based study that came from Kara Powell’s desire to see her own kids emerge from adolescence with their faith intact.  Through personal, real-world experiences of research and sharing, the Sticky Faith Parent Curriculum enables parents to instill a deep and lasting faith in their adolescents.  This video curriculum presents powerful strategies and practical ideas to help parents encourage their children’s spiritual growth, enabling them to develop a faith that sticks. To sign up or find out more, click here.

 

 

 

 

max lucado

He Chose the Nails Lenten Study. When Jesus took his last breath, did he secure salvation for humanity or perpetrate history’s biggest hoax? Travel to Golgotha with Lucado and decide for yourself. With his characteristic insight, Lucado examines the extraordinary circumstances surrounding Christ’s crucifixion and explains why the cross is central to our own search for significance.  To learn more or to sign up, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

no-more-perfect-moms No More Perfect Moms.  The Mom’s Connection group will be studying this book.  Motherhood is not meant to be experienced alone! Mothers of ALL ages are welcome to join this group and its exciting upcoming events to find and share encouragement and advice in this life-long adventure.  To learn more or to sign up, click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is there childcare available?  Yes, free childcare is available for both the Sunday night and Wednesday night classes.

Where will these classes meet?  All of the classes will meet at the church.

Why is there a cost for some of the classes?  Some of the classes require a book or a workbook.  The cost of the class simply covers the cost of the book or workbook.  Some of the classes, like Financial Peace University, are subsidized by the church to make it as affordable as possible.  We don’t ever want finances to be a limiting factor for anyone.  If you need financial assistance, there are a limited number of scholarships available for each class that you can access by contacting Pastor Jeff at the church office (646-1177) or via email jeff@gracefs.com