Groups

Connecting relationally, so we can grow spiritually.

Sunday Services aren't enough, no matter how great the teaching or the music. That's where groups come in. Groups are a welcoming and open. They provide a social and spiritual venue to encourage each other and grow in faith. There's nothing like seeing God working in someone else's life to encourage you.

SUNDAY

Middle & High School Group (Create Small Groups)
* WHEN: Every Sunday at 10:45am
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 7 & 8
* GROUP LEADER: Ivan Morris Jr.
* SYNOPSIS: A small group that meets to have fun, connect with other students and learn about how to discover God in daily life.
* CHILDCARE: Yes
* GROUP CAPACITY: No
* SIGN UP: (no sign up needed, just show up)

Identity (FULL GROUP)
* WHEN: Sundays at 10:45am Oct 6 - Nov 24
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Connections Cafe
* GROUP LEADERS: Keri Patterson and Lee Longo
* SYNOPSIS: Find out who God has made you to be and what you're supposed to do with it. Discover your story and be able to share your story in a powerful way.
* CHILDCARE: Yes
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: (FULL GROUP)

Casual Bible Study
* WHEN: Sundays at 12:30pm starting Sept 22
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 4
* GROUP LEADER: Luke Katafiasz
* SYNOPSIS: Scripture can be intimidating sometimes. Together we'll encourage each other to lean in a little closer as we make our way through the book of James. Meet new friends, grow in faith and read God's word.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/418/responses/new

Knittin’ for a Mission
* WHEN: Sundays 1pm starting Sept 22
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Connections Cafe
* GROUP LEADERS: Kathy Maus
* SYNOPSIS-- To group together and knit dolls, scarves, hats and blankets for mission trips. We want to spread God’s love all over the world with our God given joy of knitting.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/420/responses/new

Gamers’ Grove
* WHEN: Last Sunday of every month at 1:30pm
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 1&2
* GROUP LEADERS: Brian Chamberlin and Heather Johnson
* SYNOPSIS: Board Games and fun!
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 30
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/393/responses/new

Creative Life Group
* WHEN: Sundays at 7pm, Oct 6 - Oct 20, Nov 3 - Nov 24, Dec TBD
* WHERE: Artsy Partsy
* GROUP LEADERS: Jeannette Nunez
* SYNOPSIS: If you’re looking to tap into your inner artist, or even if you just love to doodle, come join us as we dive deeper into Sunday sermons, and put our thoughts to paper.
* CHILDCARE: Yes
* GROUP CAPACITY:
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/426/responses/new

MONDAY

Women’s Sermon Discussion Group
* WHEN: Mondays at 10am starting Sept 23
* WHERE: Varies
* GROUP LEADERS: Mary Moran
* SYNOPSIS: Get connected and make new friends. Every Monday, we’ll meet and discuss how the content of the sermons at ALC applies to our daily lives.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/424/responses/new

60 and Better Group
* WHEN: Every other Monday at 6pm, starting Sept 23
* WHERE: Varies
* GROUP LEADER: Bob and Barbara Davis
* SYNOPSIS: Get connected and make new friends. Every other Monday, we’ll meet and discuss how the content of the sermons at ALC applies to our daily lives.
* CHILDCARE: No
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/417/responses/new
* GROUP CAPACITY: 20

TUESDAY

ALC Young Adults
* WHEN: Every second Tuesday doors open at 6:30pm Event starts at 7pm
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Bridge
* GROUP LEADER: Antwan Brothers and Katie Mason
* SYNOPSIS: YA is a judgement free zone created for authentic community and authentic relationships to thrive. We sing songs and we get get in small groups and talk.
* CHILDCARE: Up to age 5
* GROUP CAPACITY: No
* SIGN UP: (no sign up needed, just show up)

WEDNESDAY

Create Youth Ministry
* WHEN: Every Wednesday at 7pm
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Bridge
* GROUP LEADER: Ivan Morris Jr.
* SYNOPSIS: A larger group that meets to have fun, connect with other students and learn about how to discover God in daily life.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: No
* SIGN UP: (no sign up needed, just show up)

Identity (FULL GROUP)
* WHEN: Wednesdays at 7pm Oct 2 - Nov 20
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 8
* GROUP LEADERS: Katie Mason and Carol Morris
* SYNOPSIS: Find out who God has made you to be and what you're supposed to do with it. Discover your story and be able to share your story in a powerful way.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: (FULL GROUP)

The Lady, Her Lover and Her Lord
* WHEN: Wednesdays at 6:15pm, starting Sept 25
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 1
* GROUP LEADERS: Aveille Steele
* SYNOPSIS: As women, we have to be many things to many people. We have many stressors: Schedules, negative body images, negative self-talk, friendships, marriage, children, parents, “spiritual slackers.” We are women, mothers, professionals, stay-at-home moms (The Lady). The roles we have as wives; partners to our husbands references (Her Lover). The most important relationship of them all is that between the Lady and God (Her Lord). Book Reference- The Lady, Her Lover and Her Lord by Bishop T.D. Jakes, Biblical Reference- Proverbs 31: 10-31
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/425/responses/new

Women’s Group: Grace & Gratitude
* WHEN: Wednesdays at 7pm, starting Sept 25
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 2
* GROUP LEADERS: Peggy Hardy
* SYNOPSIS: Based on the book 100 Days of Grace & Gratitude by Shanna Noel. We will spend 100 days of devotion focusing on God’s grace and intentional gratitude, working through the devotional journal independently each day and meeting together on Wednesday nights. Each week we will discuss our personal reflections during the week, focusing on God’s promises of love and grace during our fast-paced lives.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/423/responses/new

The Road Back to You (FULL GROUP)
* WHEN: Wednesdays at 7pm 10/2-11/20, 12/4-12/11
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, LC 3
* GROUP LEADERS: Barb Wade and Shauna Drye
* SYNOPSIS:  This ladies group embarks on an Enneagram journey to self-discovery to, “learn to see yourself with the same delight, pride, and expectation with which God sees you in every moment.” The resource, The Road Back to You, offers a practical, comprehensive and approachable way of Enneagram wisdom. The Enneagram teaches that there are nine different personality styles in the world, one of which we naturally gravitate toward and adopt in childhood to cope and feel safe. Each type or number has a distinct way of seeing the world and an underlying motivation that powerfully influences how that type thinks, feels and behaves.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: 12
* SIGN UP: (FULL GROUP)

Our Journey of Hope Cancer Care Ministry
* WHEN: Wednesdays at 7pm starting Oct 9
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Connections Cafe
* GROUP LEADER: Dr. Elaine A. Marshall
* SYNOPSIS: Centered on bringing God’s hope and love to patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, family and friends. All are welcomed.
* CHILDCARE: No
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/421/responses/new
* GROUP CAPACITY: 15

THURSDAY

Youth For Christ Fearless
* WHEN: Every Thursday at 7pm
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Bridge
* GROUP LEADER: Diarra Brown
* SYNOPSIS: A safe place for teens that focuses on healthy relationships with fun activities to help young people make good choices and to establish a solid foundation for a lifelong journey of following Jesus.
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY: No
* SIGN UP: (no sign up needed, just show up)

Celebrate Recovery
* When: Every Thursday at 7pm, starting Oct 10
* Where: Abundant Life Church, Connections Cafe
* Group Leader: Lee Longo
* SYNOPSIS: Discover freedom from your hurts, habits and hang-ups. Large group meeting at 7pm followed by gender-based support smaller groups at 8pm.
* Childcare available? NO
* SIGN UP: (no sign up needed, just show up)
* Group capacity: NO

SATURDAY

Fitness Life Group
* WHEN: Saturdays at 9am starting Oct 5
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Bridge
* GROUP LEADERS: Dolores Foreman
* SYNOPSIS: Specific fitness Bible study and work out each week with like-minded folks looking to be healthier
* CHILDCARE: No
* GROUP CAPACITY:  20
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/419/responses/new

Parenting Group
* WHEN: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2pm
* WHERE: Abundant Life Church, Connections Cafe
* GROUP LEADERS: Joe and Teresa Goodridge
* SYNOPSIS: Fellowship with other families as we learn how to better parent our children.
* CHILDCARE: Children are welcome
* GROUP CAPACITY:  12
* SIGN UP: https://alc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/428/responses/new