Community Groups

Community Groups

You were designed by God to live in community.  We believe we grow the most when we are in relationship to one another.  Sunday worship gatherings are great, but it is difficult get to know one another on a deeper level in rows.  Sitting in someone’s living room is a much better environment to grow and share.   We begin new community groups three times a year.

Spring Groups:  January-May

Summer Groups:  June-August

Fall Groups:  September-December

Fall Semester  2022 Groups

Beginning the various dates in August and September 2022

The Primal Path (For Dad’s With Sons)

Monthly gathering, start date Wednesday August 24 August-July 2023 (12 gatherings)

Every son aches for their father to guide them through the challenging teen years into manhood. The Primal Path is a group designed to help overwhelmed but determined fathers create an intentional process for walking their sons from adolescence into manhood. You will begin by confronting your own wounds, then discovering the wisdom and values from your own life, then move through a strategic framework to impart these into your son’s life. Drawing from timeless wisdom, biblical truth and personal story you will create the thing you wish you had during your formative years. This group is designed for fathers of sons of any age, but all dads are welcome. Location will vary. Facilitated by John Bradley.

Biblical Perspective On Finances

Weekly gathering, start date Wednesday September 7 at 6:30pm

Money affects everything about us, including our spirituality. We can handle our money in a way that honors God or dishonors him. This group will offer guidance using “Managing Finances God’s Way” and “The Treasure Principal.” Meets at the home of Mike & Jen Coleman with light snacks provided.

Single Ladies

Weekly gathering, start date Wednesday September 14 at 6:30pm

This group will be designed to offer encouragement, fellowship, prayer, and spiritual growth tailored to the needs of single women. Meets in the Adventure Room. Facilitated by Michele Willis.

Ladies Book Club

Meeting every 6 weeks, start date Tuesday July 12 (8 gatherings)

The first meeting will be an informational meeting and we’ll start the first book, “You’re Not Enough (and that’s ok)” by Allie Beth Stuckey. That book will be discussed at the second meeting in 6 weeks. The other books in order are

The Loyal Angel by Nathan Crocker, Mama Bear Apologetics Guide to Sexuality by Hillary Ferrer, Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar, A Praying Life by Paul Miller, Of Fire and Lions by Mesu Andrews, Faithfully Different by Natasha Crain

Members are responsible for buying their own books. Discussions will be low key and you can come even if you haven’t finished the book.

Location is the Explorer Room at RHC. Facilitated by Elisabeth Owen.

The Fight to Flourish (Ladies)

Thursdays 6-7p at RHC (beginning Sept 8)

Does the idea of flourishing in life seem out of reach for you? Do you assume that you’ll have to wait until after you have gotten through your current struggle before you can figure out how to flourish? This might seem counterintuitive, but flourishing actually begins during the struggle. In The Fight to Flourish, Jennie Lusko draws on her experiences after the loss of her five-year-old daughter, Lenya, and shows us that the ingredients for a fresh and thriving life can be found by fighting through even our most difficult days. Facilitated by Rachel Haire and Catherine Housel.

You and Me Forever

Sundays 6-7p

All couples want to know the answer to the question, “How do I have a great marriage?” This group will dive into scripture and consider the issues that affect us at the deepest heart level, combined with lots of encouragement wherever you are at in the journey. Facilitated by Zane & Jordan Kelly and Matthew & Brooke Delk. This group is child friendly.

Even Better Than Eden

Wednesdays 9:30am at Coleman Home in Mulder Cove

Sometimes the Bible’s story is summarized as creation, fall, redemption, restoration. But the future is not headed toward merely a restoration of Eden’s goodness. From the very beginning, the Bible’s story has always been headed toward consummation, toward glory. This book traces nine themes that run from Genesis to Revelation in the Bible. Each reveals how God’s plan for the new creation will be far more glorious than the original.. Facilitated by Jen Coleman.

Living Out The Psalms

Wednesdays 6-7:30p at Gunn Home in Emerald Mountain

The Psalms are a catalog of worship songs that express almost every human emotion. It’s why so many of us deeply connect with the words even today. This group will spend the fall reading these Psalms together and exploring how God is connecting to our daily lives and drawing encouragement from them. Facilitated by Wes & Amanda Gunn

Divorce Care

Sundays at 5:00 pm at Mulder Church. Begins Aug 14

DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. At this 13-week, video-based support group program, you’ll find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making.

Ladies: Testimony Meeting

Every 2nd Saturday of the month (Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10 )
9:00 am

Ladies you are invited to come be apart of our Testimony group. We fellowship over a brunch potluck then listen to a speaker. These meetings are designed to have a designated speaker who shares her testimony, miracle, lesson learned or lesson learning. She shares her God story or one of her God stories  with the rest of us.  This is a wonderful way to hear the fruits of our sisters as we glorify and exalt the Lord together. Come be encouraged with us.  Hosted at the home of Ann Vogel.

Griefshare

General Grief Group (Thursdays, 6-7:30pm in-person and online)

Bereaved Parents (Sundays, 4-5:30pm online)

Parents Who’ve Lost A Child to Suicide (Mondays, 6:30-8pm online)

GriefShare is a safe place where you can express your emotions or choose to sit quietly and process what you’re learning and receive support from people who understand. It helps to connect to others and know you are not alone. Meet weekly online or in-person with a compassionate group and find practical suggestions and expert insights on how to work through your grief. Discuss shared experiences, concepts from the videos and how they apply to day-to-day life.  Facilitated by Jen Coleman.

Celebrate Recovery

Fridays at 6 PM at Mulder Methodist Church

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.

Kids Ministry

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM  

1st-4th Grade Explorer Room led by Elisabeth Owen

5th-6th Grade Navigate Room led by Jason LaVigne

We gather to sing, laugh, and jump into God’s word.  Community is our focus on Wednesdays, so we’re a lively bunch. We invite your child to jump in with us and grow in their faith!

RHYTHM Student Ministry (7th-12th)

Wednesdays 6:30-8pm    Worship Center

Students from 7th -12th grade gather each Wednesday to grow and be encouraged. The evening includes ice breaker games, teaching, and small groups for processing (led by an adult leader). We look forward to meeting your student! Facilitated by Taylor & Catherine Housel, Blake & Ally Ottinger, Rachel Haire, and April Brown.