Explore the Bible Adult Study—Entrusted with God's Good News
Sun, 9–10:15AM, Room 219, Ongoing Class
by Troy & Kay Hill, Dave & Mona Hundrup
Join this easy-to-understand and practical study of God’s Word. Connect with one another, share life together while growing in your understanding of who Christ is and what you're called to do as a result of your relationship with Him.
Hands of Faith Bible Study
Sun, 9–10AM, Room 226, Ongoing Class
by Sam Gary
This basic foundational Bible study is for all ages involved in the deaf community. Communication is in ASL, but voice interpretation is available for those wishing to learn ASL. For more information, contact the Hands of Faith ministry.
NEW DATE Young Adult Bible Study
Tue, 7PM, Rm 219
by Kelly Kosharek and Travis Thogmartin
Hey, twenty-somethings…join us for a soul-stirring discussion as we dive in the religious satire penned by C.S. Lewis. Participants will be responsible for picking up their own copy of The Screwtape Letters book. You’ll find this is one of the most engaging accounts of temptation—and triumph over it.
Hands of Faith
Wed, 7-8PM, Rm 219, Ongoing Class
by James Patton, No Cost
The deaf community from across Anchorage is invited to join as we dive into the pages of God's Word. Communication is in ASL, but voice interpretation is available for those wishing to learn ASL. For more information, contact the Hands of Faith ministry.
NEW SESSION GriefShare
Begins Thurs, Jan 12, 6–8PM, Rm 128
by Nancy Struempler and Janet Lemmons
If you've lost a loved one, we invite you to attend GriefShare with us—a non-denominational support group, which features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. Take your journey from mourning to joy as you find community, understanding, support and encouragement. Contact the church office to learn more.
Fri, 6:30-8:30PM, Auditorium, Ongoing Class
by Amy Gill
This is a Christ-based approach to recovery in response to other twelve-step programs. Celebrate Recovery is directed toward all hurts, hang-ups, and habits, including but not limited to drug and alcohol addictions, sex addiction, eating disorders, and people who have been sexually abused. There will be breakout sessions for different groups.
Lynch Community Group (Co-ed)
Sun, 4:30PM (Meets twice monthly), Lake Otis & 68th Area
by Greg and Lora Lynch
Join us as we come together in community around the discussion of God's Word.Sorry, this group is full.
Schmitz Home Group (Co-ed)
Sun, 5PM, South Anchorage
by Ron and Sheri Schmitz
Join us as we come together in community around the discussion of God's Word. Contact Sheri if interested in attending and to get directions to her home.
Dorland/Menchinsky Group (Co-ed)
Mon, 7PM, Present - May 15, 2017, West Dimond
by Dave & Janet Dorland and Jeannette & Joseph Menchinsky
Join us as we study and discuss the book of John along with the weekend sermon. Sorry, no child care available.
Journey Through the Scripture
Tue, 6:30-8AM, Rm 119, Ongoing Class
Contact: Dan Conrad
Join other men in strengthening your walk with Christ in a casual atmosphere—it's a solid way to start the day. We have sustenance for the body and soul as we enjoy some morning eats and dig into the pages of Scripture.
NEW Men's Bible Study
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30PM, Rm 212
by Brad Wilson and Bill Heisler
John says, " Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near." Rev 1:3. Join us as we Study of the Book of Revelation and look forward to this blessing as we study together. We will start the evening with a meal together; please bring something to share.
NEW Husbands Called & Committed
Begins Sat, Feb 18, 10:30AM-Noon (Meeting the 3rd Sat of the month), Rm 226
by Stephen Washington, Craig Mitchell, and Mark Doucet
“Husbands Called by God and Committed to Oneness in Marriage” is a support group for Christian husbands that will deal with a man’s walk and character. We will work our way through the study “The Exemplary Husband” by Stuart Scott. HCC believes God’s will for every Christian husband is to shepherd and love his wife the way Christ shepherds and loves the Church. (Ephesians 5:23-33) Christ is our perfect example in all things! Cost: $25.
NEW Moms & More
Begins Mon, Jan 16, 10AM–Noon, Connecting Place
by Stacey Schaffer
Join us for Moms & More as we encourage one another. Moms of all ages are invited, particularly those who have raised their little ones and desire to mentor and encourage younger moms. If you have questions, contact Stacey Schaffer. We look forward to connecting with you. Cost: $30/semester.
NEW The Book of James
Begins Tues, Jan 10, 9:30–11, Rm 219
by Shirley Webb
How is faith lived out in everyday life? The Book of James is packed with practical, godly wisdom. Join us for this new study and a time of prayer where your faith will be strengthened as we study and apply the principles James teaches. No child care.
Knit, Purl, and Pray
Tue, 6:30-8PM (Meets 2nd Tues of Month), Sept-May 9, Rm 123
by Janet Hepplewhite
Knit and purl or loop and stitch as we crochet or knit shawls to those hospitalized, shut-in, or otherwise vulnerable. Every yard of yarn will bring encouragement and a lift to the heart as prayer is woven into each shawl. This small gift may refresh the weary, sustain the sick, and lift the lonesome, knowing they are remembered and have been carried to the throne of grace. (Dates: Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9)
NEW The Gathering (Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely)
Begins Thurs, Jan 12-May 18, 6:30-8PM, Connecting Place
Who wouldn’t want the kind of emotional stability we read about in Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.” Invite your girlfriends and study with us. This is the beautiful reminder you need to believe you are destined for a love that can never be diminished, tarnished, shaken, or taken—a love that does not reject or discard. With Jesus, you are always invited in! Bring a snack to share at your table. Order the study guide or eBook here. Sign up and let us know you're in!
Last Wives' Club
3rd Sun of Month, 3-5PM, Off-site at 12-100 Coffee & Communitas (Huffman & Old Seward Hwy)
by Pam Washington
The wives of LWC pursue God’s way in marriage through the biblical study, “The Excellent Wife.” Their mission is to com alongside and encourage women as they submit their lives and marriages to God. The heart of the study is for wives to understand, respect, and support their husbands in ways modeling our relationship with Jesus Christ. Cost: $25/Book & Workbook
Not Married Now
Starts Sat, Oct 15, 11:30-1PM, (monthly) Off-site at 12-100 Coffee & Communitas
Attention singles! Not married now, yet or ever? The Last Wives’ Club Not Married Now group may be for you. We will dispel the myths and explore the truth through the study Marriage is Hard. Come look before you leap, leap again, or decide never to leap. It’s going to be a whole lot of fun! Cost: $15/Book
Last Wives' Club (For New Participants)
Begins Feb 1, 2017, 1st Wed of Month, 6-8PM, Midtown at Dessert First (224 W. 34th Ave-Map)
By Pam Washington and Charlotte Mitchell
The wives of LWC pursues God’s way in their marriage through the biblical study, "The Excellent Wife." Our mission is to come alongside and encourage women as they submit their lives and marriages to God and understand, respect, and support their husbands in ways modeling our relationship with Jesus Christ. Cost: $25 (book) plus $12/meeting including dinner.
NEW El Club La Ultima Esposa— Comienza 7 de enero 2017
Primer Sabado Del mes de las 3PM a las 5PM en la sala 128, Faith Christian Community
by Martha Andrade
Las Esposas del CLUE persiguen lo establecido por Dios en sus matrimonios mediante el estudio Biblico, "La Esposa de Excelencia". Nuestra mision es estar a lado y motivar a las mujeres a someter sus vidas y matrimonios a Dios, con entendimiento, respeto y apoyo a sus esposos de manera que moldee su relacion con Cristo Jesus. Precio: $20
Pinky Promise Sisters
4th Sat of the Month, South Anchorage
by Christine Ross
Pinky promise is a network of women who have made the decision to honor God with their life and their body. Single or married, young, or young at heart, this study is for you if you are seeking fellowship with like-minded believers, encouragement, and growth in your walk with the Lord. We meet once a month to watch the monthly video lesson and do discussion questions at the end. It is potluck style, with everyone bringing something to share with the group (if able). For more information on this amazing organization, visit pinkypromisemovement.com, and if this sounds like something you'd be interested in, please email me! Max is 10.
NEW Propel Women
Sun, Feb, 4-6PM (Meets Monthly), Off-Site
by Chereece Warner
The Propel Conversation Series was created to be an intentional conversation starter and guide to biblical truth. We tackle conversations about how to lead ourselves and others in the day-to-day life and calling. The DVD is set up in a dynamic, six-session format. Each session introduces the topic, provides teaching and is a catalyst for group conversations. This series features Christine Caine, with panel discussions from inspiring contributors, Lisa Harper, Bianca Juarez Olthoff, Alli Worthington, and Mercy Lokulutu. Propel will meet the 2nd Sunday of every month. Cost: $15
Jr High Community Group (7-8th grade)
Sun, 11AM, Room 201
Join us on Sunday mornings and make some friends! We’ll explore the truths of God and discuss what it means for our lives today!
Youth Group (7-8 grade) (9-12 grade)
Wed, 7-9PM, Room 201
We’ll look at how the Bible and our faith is lived out day today. Between short lessons and small groups, we’ll work out just what it looks like to actually live out our faith. We know God is the creator of ALL things, so this means that he created “fun.” We are a biblical youth group and so we partake in this part of creation as well. Games get us up and moving, shaking off the school day. So come and be ready for a great night that is worth the two hours of your life.
Faith Kids (Birth to 6th Grade)
Sat and Sun during regular services
Contact Ministry Associate Taylor Garber
Birth to 5 years
Little ones enjoy Bible stories, crafts, games, and worship in a safe environment, staffed with loving adults.
Foundational biblical truths are presented in a fun and relevant way through skits, worship, and teaching.
NEW Kairos Quest
Wed, Through May 17
There is an amazing God working behind the scenes of our everyday lives. While our lives may seem ordinary and boring, God is waiting to break into our day and take us on an adventure. In this adventure-themed series, kids learn how to pay attention to those “Kairos” moments, when God invites them to join His epic quest. Kids will discover how to hear from God and act on what He tells them. Look for this new adventure starting Wednesdays this fall!