Groups meet weekly to address the challenges people face in areas like divorce, sexual integrity, substance abuse, homosexuality, or grief. The material covered is designed to be started at any time in a session. All our groups are confidential, based on Christian principles and practices found in or implied from the Bible, and facilitated by experienced, caring leaders. We are open to all people regardless of church affiliation or faith.
For more information on the small groups listed, contact Ken Pierce, x159.
Caregivers (Vernon L. & Ruth Hoffs) – If you are providing significant care for a family member or friend, this support group can help you find encouragement, hope and help. This group provides a safe and loving place where you can share your needs and frustrations as a caregiver. You will receive the emotional, spiritual, mental and prayer support for your special ministry. We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, 7:00-8:15 pm.
Celebrate Recovery Substance Abuse & Co-Dependency Support Group – This biblically-based support group is for people seeking freedom from substance abuse and for those in a relationship with a substance abuser. For information about groups in the area, please contact Ken Pierce, x159.
DivorceCare (Sandy Tarr) – A 13-week program utilizing a video series in a small group setting that can bring encouragement, hope and healing for people dealing with divorce or separation from a spouse. Issues covered range from anger and depression to financial survival and child care. Participants gather in confidential small groups led by a trained facilitator who has experienced divorce. $20 for materials. No cost to repeat class. Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, in Room M201. Resumes September 11.
DivorceCare for Kids (Starla Strain and Gayle Martinell) A specialized group to help children ages 5-12 heal from the hurt caused by the separation or divorce of their parents. Kids make friends who relate to how they feel and what they are going through. Best of all, children learn how God’s love can help turn tears to hope and joy! $15 for materials. Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, in Room M200. Next session begins September 11.
Oasis: DivorceCare for Middle Schoolers (Starla Strain and Gayle Martinell) – A specialized group to help middle school-aged kids recover from the grief caused by the separation or divorce of their parents. Kids make friends who relate to how they feel and what they are going through. Best of all, they learn how God’s love can help turn their grief to hope and joy! Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm, in Room L203. Resuming in September.
Every Man’s Challenge (Bob Blanck) – A safe and confidential small group that may be joined at any time. Tools are offered that can transform relationships and help men find God’s strength to fight the battle against various kinds of sexual temptations (such as infidelity, pornography and lust). Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, in Room M207.
GriefShare (Debbie Walters and Beth Lamprecht) – This 13-week program focuses on “growing through grief” with others who have lost a loved one through death. You will learn to understand your grief while exploring ways to grow emotionally and spiritually through the process. $20 for materials. Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm, in the Fireside Room. Resumes September 11.
Promised Hope – A ministry that touches the hurting places of a woman’s heart in small, safe, confidential classes that are led by women who are sensitive to the subject matter and/or have journeyed through similar issues. Space is limited. For registration or more information contact Cheri Skubic (909) 633-7194 or Mindy Sames (909) 260-1564. All calls are confidential. Classes are now forming for September.
Forgiven and Set Free – A 12-week Bible study to help women become free from the bondage of guilt and grief that follows an abortion. You will find the peace of God’s forgiveness and the freedom of forgiving others.
The Path to Sexual Healing – A 12-week Bible study support group for the victim of another’s sexual sin as well as for the one who has committed sexual sin. It is for anyone who has ever gone her own sexual way and is now ready to go God’s way.
L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) – A 28-week group dedicated to helping women who are grieving their mate’s sexual addiction or betrayal. During this healing journey of transformation, you will understand freedom from the bondage of co-dependence and grow in God’s unconditional love and defining truth.