Life is Better Together
I have had the blessing of meeting monthly with a small group of three other men for over 17 years. God has used that group to encourage me, provide wisdom in decisions, provide insight into God and His Word, and to help me weather numerous storms over these years.
We are in the midst of kicking off Grace Groups and there are a variety of group options for you to connect relationally and grow spiritually. We believe that spiritual growth best happens when we are connected relationally.
There are community groups that meet on a regular basis throughout the area, primarily in homes, during the school year. There are also short-term group experiences that typically meet for 6 to 9 weeks and allow you to experience what being part of a group is like.
Regardless of what type of group best meets your schedule and season of life, my encouragement to you is to sign up and participate in a group. It will make a difference in your life and is essential in your Ultimate Journey of being changed by Christ and used by Christ.
I cannot guarantee that the group you join for will be meeting together 17 years from now, but I do believe that if you take a next step to sign up for a group, show up, and participate, God will use that group of people to shape your life. I pray and trust that God will use your group to be an encouragement to you, provide you wisdom and insight, help you weather life’s challenges, and help you grow spiritually.
Groups and Equipping Pastor
Below is the list of upcoming group opportunities! Sign Up at gfcnow.com/groups
Community Groups – Ongoing groups that meet regularly to build relationships and pursue spiritual growth together. (Various times, beginning in September.)
Connecting Groups: Five Things God Uses to Grow Your Faith
What word describes your faith relationship with God – vibrant or stalled? If you’re ready to start building your faith while building relationships with others, consider joining a 6-week connecting group. (Tuesday or Wednesday nights, beginning September 18 or 19.)
Starting Point Group – If you are a new believer, returning to church, or have questions about Christianity, this 8-week conversational group will help you take a next step in your relationship with God. (Sunday mornings, beginning September 16.)
Marriage Group – Learn to seek God together as you grow in love and commitment. If you want to in-vest in your marriage, consider joining this 6-week equipping group. (Tuesday nights, beginning September 25.)
Men’s Group – Interested in connecting with other men who are also pursuing growth? Consider joining this 6-week group that will be study-ing the Authentic Manhood course. (Satur-day mornings, beginning September 15.)
Women’s Groups – There are numerous women’s groups and events happening in the fall. Learn more at gfcnow.com/women. (Various times, be-ginning in September.)