Albright Home Group

A Discipling Community for any age and stage of life with a focus on developing as disciples through prayer, study, discussion, and fellowship. Connect with others, be more connected with the church, and be encouraged to daily walk well with Christ as disciples . 

When: Mondays at 7pm
Where: Off Campus home
Who: Couples, Singles, Men, Women, Any age

Childcare: Not Available
Contact: Keith McElroy Email Call

Connection

Connection is a safe and encouraging community for young women/moms to connect with others and to connect with the Lord. For Fall 2019, we will use Lysa TerKeurst’s book It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way to guide our discussion and prayer as we seek to connect to Christ, grow with others, and engage the world together.

When: Sundays @ 6pm
Where: FACT
Who: Women, Moms, 20s-30s, 30s-40s

Childcare: No
Contact: Emily Sprowls Email Call

GriefShare

GriefShare is for those who need hope and encouragement after losing a loved one. The fall 13-week group begins Tuesday, 9/3 at 6:30pm in the Library. Find support through video, group discussion, and a personal workbook, or encourage someone you know to participate. Click here to learn more and to register.

When: Tuesdays at 6:30pm, starting Sept. 3
Where: FACT Library
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, Multi-generational, Anyone,

Childcare: No
Contact: Dennis & Sara Dodge Email Call

Young Professionals

This group is designed for young adults and early working professionals who desire to engage with others in navigating through the emerging state of adulthood as it relates to faith and life. Grow in community together through fellowship, discussion, and prayer. Emphasis is also placed on reaching the lost in our community and workplaces, and serving our church and local community. Come join us if you are looking for a group of young adults to connect, grow, and engage with!

When: Restarting Monday, Sept. 30. Time TBD.
Where: Off Campus
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, 24-30 years old, Young adults

Childcare: No
Contact: Kenny & Diane Jarvis Email Call

Launching Point

Looking for a group to get started in? Launching Point is designed to be an entry point into Discipling Communities. 4 times per year, a different topical life-focused study will be done covering 6-8 weeks. At the conclusion of the study, you will have the opportunity to launch into an existing or new Discipling Community with some of the people you’ve met. Come meet other people and discover how Discipling Communities work. For Fall 2019, the study will be You & Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan.

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Where: FACT Multi-Purpose Room in the Family Life Center
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, Multi-generational, Anyone

Childcare: Yes, via Awana
Contact: Pastor Brian Rockwell Email Call

Sunday Evening Gathering

Gather weekly with others of all ages for biblical fellowship built around God’s Word, gospel songs, and personal testimonies. Connect together to Christ and grow with others as biblical, loving, Spirit-filled disciples to engage your world. Currently studying the Gospel of John from the Bible.

When: Sundays at 6pm
Where: FACT Fellowship Hall
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, Multi-generational

Childcare: No
Contact: Bob Wiley Email Call Ralph Rollins Email Call

Oconee Bible Study

This group is open to people of all ages. The focus is learning more about the Bible and the lessons we may use in our everyday lives. Discover more about God and His plan for us by digging deeply into the biblical books of Genesis and Exodus through teaching, personal study, and group discussion.

When: Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm beginning September 5
Where: FACT Library
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, Multi-generational

Childcare: No
Contact: George Clayton Email Call

The Crowd

A Discipling Community for those post high school and college aged (but you don’t have to be a college student) that is a place of community, support, and accountability in pursuing Christ and living life based on biblical principles to be Christ-followers in today's world. Lean in to Jesus, grow in relationship with one another, and reach out to the world around you.

When: Sundays, resuming September 1
Where: Off Campus home
Who: Male, Female, College aged

Childcare: Is not available
Contact: Cole Heffer Email Call

Intentional Living

Join with others to share life together in all areas of life. What does it mean to be relevant and intentional in our workplace, families, and spheres of influence as disciples? Come as a couple or individual to grow as a disciple through discussion focused on the current sermon topic and life application. This group is also looking to engage intentionally with Big A Elementary in the current ministry year.

When: Sundays at 9am
Where: Family Life Center, Room 212
Who: Anyone

Childcare: via Sunday School class for children
Contact: John LaFevers Email Call

Iron Men

This Discipling Community is a group of men who meet together to see what the Bible says about God and faith in our culture. We seek to bridge the gap between God and everyday life to fully know the love of Christ and apply this foundation daily in every aspect of life. This group is primarily for men in the beginning or in the midst of the their family raising and professional years. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Where: FACT Library
When: Sundays at 10:45am
Who: Men, 20s-30s, 30s-40s, 40s-50s

Childcare: via Sunday School
Contact: Andy Burkhart, 706-491-7293

The Grateful Dead

A Discipling Community for adults focused on growing in Christ and growing together through studying God’s Word. We seek to engage one another with a deeper understanding of truth that applies to each other’s home, parenting, and work life as it helps us connect to Christ, grow with others, and engage the world with gratefulness for all Christ has done for us.

When: Wednesdays at 6:40pm, resuming August 28
Where: at First Alliance
Who: Couples, late 20s - 40s

Childcare: Is available via Awana
Contact: Heath Hutto Email Call

Friends

This community is geared for women who may not have friends/family in the area or who need to make a friend. Connect with other women through a time of devotion, prayer, fellowship, food, and building Christ-centered relationship while enjoying board games together. After all, a merry heart does good like a medicine.

When: 4th Friday of the month at Noon
Where: Fellowship Hall at First Alliance Church
Who: Women of all ages

Childcare: No
Contact: Laraine Betts

Women's Bible Study

A Discipling Community for women the meets weekly and is focused on Bible study through both learning and discussion. In addition, this intergenerational group fosters spiritual growth via relationship, fellowship, supporting one another in prayer, and seeking to engage our local world in practical ways.

When: Wednesdays at 7pm
Where: Library in the Worship Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Awana
Contact: Joyce Griffin Email Call

High School Discipling Communities

High School Discipling Communities meet on Sunday evenings at 6pm. Groups are structured based on student grade and gender. These groups provide a more personal setting for open and honest discussion, teaching, growth as a disciple, service to others, and community based on the unchanging truths of God's Word.

When: Sundays from 6-8pm. Resumes August 18, 2019.
Where: Family Life Center
Who: High School Youth

Contact: Forest Schell Email

Middle School Discipling Communities

Middle School Discipling Communities meet on Sunday evenings at 6pm. Students are in groups based on their grade and gender. Groups are designed to provide a more personal setting for open and honest discussion, spiritual growth as a disciple, service to others, and relationship building. The discussion and teaching is grounded in the Bible.

When: Sundays from 6-8pm. Resume August 18, 2019.
Where: Family Life Center
Who: Middle School (Grades 6-8) Youth

Contact: Forest Schell Email

Bible Coffee Fellowship

A Discipling Community for women of all ages that is a forum of coffee and community to dig into the realities of Scripture and how to make it personal while building women up in the faith and equipping them to "pass it on."

When: Tuesdays at 9:30am, resuming August 20
Where: Library
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available
Contact: Angela DeWitt Email Call

Ladies' Sunday Community

A women's community exploring what it means to live as a godly woman being nurtured by God’s Word and relationship with others. Explore the truths found in the Bible book of Hebrews through teaching, prayer, and group discussion. You will not only be challenged, but be encouraged to live fully as a daughter of God with full commitment to follow Jesus.

When: Sundays at 9am
Where: Room 217 in the Family Life Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Ann Hemminger Email Call

S.E.A.N.

A community built on the S.E.A.N. series that empowers people for whole-life discipleship, mission, and ministry. Explore in depth the Life of Christ as conveyed in the Gospels through study and discussion, be inspired to serve others as you gain a deeper understanding of our Savior, and grow as a disciple who can help others connect to Christ.

When: Sundays at 9am
Where: Room 202 in the Family Life Center
Who: Multi-generational, Anyone

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Dale Garside Email Call

Women's Bible Community

A Discipling Community for women seeking to be a community of prayer for each other and students of the Word together. Come be defined by God's Word as you grow with one another while looking beyond to engage your broader sphere of influence as disciples of Jesus.

When: Sundays at 9am
Where: Room 136 in the Family Life Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Jeannie Burkhart Email Call

Men's Story Thru the Bible

A community for men where we look at the writings of the Bible with fresh eyes. The Parables of Jesus are more than just nice stories, they are truth to learn about, take away from, and share with others. Gather with men to be challenged by these stories and be encouraged to not only apply them in your own life, but look for ways to engage your community and world with the hope of Jesus. What‘s God’s story, what's our story, and how do they intersect?

When: Sundays at 9am
Where: Room 133 in the Family Life Center
Who: Men of all generations

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Jarvis Crosby