Small Group Schedule and Locations

Our next semester of small groups will start September 8th. The sign-ups for the this semester will start on August 25th! Below is a breakdown of each available group. To sign up for small groups, click HERE

Small Group #1

Leader: Jim Paul

Day/Time: Monday at 6:00 P.M.

Hosts: Caleb and Diane Stoner

Topic: Devoted by Arron Chambers

Synopsis: Being a disciple of Jesus is an issue of devotion rather than duty. Before Peter began the most important act of his life ― discipleship ― Jesus didn’t ask him, “How many chapters of the Torah did you read today?” or “Are you attending services at the synagogue each week?” or “Did you give your tithe today?” No, before Peter began his journey of discipleship, Jesus asked him, “Do you love Me?” Arron Chambers thinks that we are asking new disciples of Christ the wrong questions and that it’s time to start truly following the example of Christ by asking of disciples what Christ asked of Peter: devotion, not duty. In Devoted, Arron presents a new paradigm for discipleship: falling in love with Jesus. This approach to discipleship emphasizes passion for Jesus as opposed to a plan for following Jesus.

Book/Study Guide: You will need a book. They are $11.99 each. There are e-book versions available, but you would have to purchase those on your own. The e-book on CBD is $9.69.

 

Small Group #2

Leader: Antonio Acevedo

Day/Time: Tuesday, 6:30 P.M.

Host: Bill and Justine Terry

Topic: Soul Detox by Craig Groeschel

Synopsis: As standards of conduct continue to erode in our shock-proof world, we must fight the soul pollution threatening our health, our faith, and our witness to others. Without even knowing it, people willingly inhale second-hand toxins poisoning their relationship with God and stunting their spiritual growth. Soul Detox examines the toxins that assault us daily including: toxic influences, emotions, and behaviors. By examining the toxins that assault us daily, the author offers the ultimate spiritual intervention with ways to remain clean, pure, and focused on the standard of God’s holiness.

Book/Participant Guide: You will need a participant guide, the book is recommended. The book is $10.49 each. The participant guide is $6.99.

 

Small Group #3

Leader: Justin Coffin

Day/Time: Thursday, 6:30 P.M.

Hosts: Johnny and Stephanie Dowell

Topic: Crazy Love by Francis Chan

Synopsis: God is love.  Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love.  Have you ever wondered if we're missing it? It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe—the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor—loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, we all know something's wrong. Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts—it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.

Book/Workbook: You will need a workbook, the book is recommended. The book is $9.99 each. The workbook is $9.49.

If you need more information about small groups, please call the church office, 607-271-9575 or email us at: southerntiercoc@gmail.com.

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