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.
Living a Life of Fellowship
Sun, Feb 12-Apr 24, 9AM, Rm 212/213
by Gary Cain
Have you ever considered what fellowship means as it pertains to everyday life? Is fellowship something we just enjoy periodically with others who share similar beliefs or ideals, or does God have something else in mind? If you have a desire to know God’s intent in sharing life together, please join us in this 10-week bible study that looks at the practical life purpose of fellowship. All are welcomed.
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.
Young Adult Bible Study
Tue, 7PM, Rm 219
by Kelly Kosharek and Travis Thogmartin
Hey, twenty-somethings…join us for a robust discussion as we dive into The Truth Project by Focus on the Family. It’s an opportunity to look at life from a biblical perspective and to examine our own. Each lesson discusses in detail the relevance and importance of living the Christian worldview in our daily life. Not meeting on Feb 14th.
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.
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.
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.
Follett/Athans Group (Co-ed)
Tues, 6PM, March 14 - May 16, Lower Hillside (off Birch between Abbott & O'Malley)
by Jill & Eric Follett / Murray & Julie Athans
Join us as we read and discuss the book The Good and Beautiful God. The book focuses on the character of God and how we can move into a life of intimacy with him. Potluck dinner. Sorry, no child care available. Contact Murray Athans for more information.
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.
Men's Bible Study
Tue, 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.
Husbands Called & Committed
Sat, 10:30AM-Noon (Meeting the 3rd Sat of the month), Rm 226
by Stephen Washington, Craig Mitchell, and Mark Doucett
“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.
Moms & More
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.
The Book of James
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 220
by Janet Hepplewhite
Knit and purl or loop and stitch as we crochet or knit shawls for 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: Jan 10, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9)
New Study! The Gathering (Finding I AM)
Thurs, Mar 23-May 18, 6:30-8PM, Connecting Place
What is the deep cry of your heart... The ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? What is the prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about this deep, spiritual wrestling, but He also wants to step in and see you through it. Join us as we explore the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the Gospel of John. Through personal and group study we'll trade feelings of emptiness and depletion for the fullness of knowing who Jesus is like never before. It’s a potluck dinner, so bring a dish to share and plan to join us! Contact Alice Baum for more information. No Gathering meeting on Mar 16th.
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 Mar 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 25 de marzo 2017
Primer Sabado Del mes de las 3PM a las 4PM 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
2nd Sun of the Month thru July, 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.