June 30, 2015

Groups

Why Groups?

When we read about the early church in Acts 2, we see believers continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, to the breaking of bread, to prayer, and sharing with those who had need. There is no mention of only gathering once a week and devoting a solid hour and a half to God. It was a continual worship. In our fast paced world we are in danger of settling for the quick microwavable version of what it means to be a Christian. When we do this it changes our attitude of worship from a continuous event to to an isolated experience. We believe at Faith Community Church that going beyond Sunday is necessary to experience all that God has in store for us. Groups facilitate growth, hold you accountable as a follower, and allow you to experience life with other believers.

What are Groups?

We are all participating in many small groups. You may be part of one at your work, a group of friends, or even your family. They can start, grow, and become vital to how we interact with the world around us. Some groups start with intention and some start organically but all groups have a reason they’re created and a purpose sustaining them. A Group is formed by folks who are in varying stages of their pursuit of God and are committed to growing as followers of Christ. We witness this in Acts 2:42-47 “They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”

A Group’s Purpose

A Group is only as good as its members and we are to work together becoming better Christ followers, disciples, and leaders filled and equipped by the Holy Spirit to share the message of Jesus Christ. There will be similarities amongst groups but each Group, leader, and member are called by God for a specific purpose. Groups are not to walk in complete lockstep with one another but instead focus on devotion to God and prayerfully consider the path forward. A Group is not just a service project or checkbox, it’s a group of people who are committed to growing as followers of Christ.

Group Link

If you would like to attend the next GroupLink event to learn more
about groups and connect with others, please sign-up HERE

Find A Group

Sunday Morning – Church Group

  • When: Sunday 8:45 am (not 1st Sundays)
  • Where: Faith Community Church
  • Leader: Jeff Odom
  • Notes:  Open to all ages and group study with discussion

Sunday Night – South Garner Group

  • When: Sunday 6:00 pm
  • Where: Weimer Home (off Rock Service Station Rd)
  • Leader: Russ Weimer
  • Notes:  Light snacks and group study with discussion

Sunday Night – Garner Group

  • When: Sunday 5:45 pm
  • Where: Seese home (near the church)
  • Leader: Travis Seese
  • Notes: Families welcome, snacks, and sermon study with discussion

Monday Night – Church Group

  • When: Monday 6:30 pm
  • Where: Faith Community Church
  • Leader: John McNeill
  • Notes:  Families welcome, meal together, and sermon study with discussion

Thursday Night – Garner Group

  • When: Thursday 6:30
  • Where: Reeve Home (near Vandora and Old Stage)
  • Leader: Brian Reeve
  • Notes:  Families, meal together, and sermon study with discussion

Thursday Night – Church Group

  • When: Thursday 6:30 pm
  • Where: Faith Community Church
  • Leader: Clovis Mabiala
  • Notes: Families welcome, snacks, and sermon study with discussion

Thursday Night – Women’s Group

  • When: Thursday 6:30 pm
  • Where: Terrell Home (near the church)
  • Leader: Pam Carson & Sandy Terrell
  • Notes: Women’s group, snacks, childcare available, sermon study with discussion

Saturday Night – Garner Group

  • When: TBD
  • Where: Creech home (near Lake Benson)
  • Leader: Thomas Creech
  • Notes: Families welcome, snacks, and sermon study with discussion

Men’s & Women’s D-Groups

Different than our Groups, Discipleship Groups (D-Groups) are very small groups (2-3 persons) of men or women who meet together regularly to read & discuss the Word, answer personal questions about their walk with the Lord, hold one another accountable, and pray for each other.

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