Explore the Bible Adult Study—Entrusted with God's Good News
Sun, 9:15–10:30 AM, 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, 9–10 AM, Room 226, Ongoing Class
by Sam Gary
This 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 Hands of Faith.
The Indwelling Life of Christ
Sun, 9:15 AM, Room 212/213
by Gary Cain
….the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints. To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:26, 27
Have you ever considered what this great mystery, “Christ in you” means? Is this just a religious concept that cannot be understood, or is it possible to know the presence of Jesus as a reality in our everyday life? If you would like to investigate this mystery further, please join us for this 10-week study. We will read Major W. Ian Thomas’s book “The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me.” Gary Cain will lead the discussion focused on living victoriously as we embrace the living Savior’s presence within us.
Young Adult Bible Study
Tues, 7 PM, Room 219
by Kelly Morrison and Daniel Morrison
Hey, twenty-some things…you're invited to join us as we finish up the last four weeks of the Truth Project study. In the following weeks, we will discuss various world religions while contrasting them to the Christian faith. We'll discuss their theology, morality, and basic tenants in the context of God's Word. We anticipate an interesting time for learning and discussion!
Hands of Faith
Wed, 7-8 PM, Room 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.
GriefShare—Thurs, Sept 7–Dec 7, 6-8 PM, Rm 128 (Connecting Place)
Walk with others through one of life’s most difficult experiences. GriefShare meets weekly to help you face the challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Nancy Struempler and Janet Lemmons lead this group. Email us to learn more about our current session. Learn more about GriefShare. Sorry, no childcare available.
Surviving the Holidays—Thurs, Nov 16, 6-8 PM, Rm 128 (Connecting Place)
by Nancy Struempler and Janet Lemmons
Holidays can create fresh memories of our loss and a fresh experience of pain and grief. The thought of facing the holiday season causes some people to wish they could sleep from the Wednesday before Thanksgiving until January 2nd. The thought of being in a festive mood for two months is just too much to bear when our heart is breaking. If you or someone you know feels overwhelmed by the holidays, join us this Wednesday. It's normal to hurt, but there is hope for the holidays.
Fri, 6:30-8:30 PM, 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.
Journey Through the Scripture
Tues, 6:30-8 AM, Room 219, 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.
Husbands Called & Committed
Sat, 10:30-Noon (Meets 3rd Sat of 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.
Knit, Purl, and Pray
Tues, 6:30-8 PM (Meets 2nd Tues of Month), Room 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.
The Armor of God
Tues, Sept 5-Oct, 9:30-11 AM, Rm 219
by Shirley Webb
All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you — unseen, unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny. But his battle plan depends on catching you unaware and unarmed. If you're tired of being pushed around and caught with your guard down, this Priscilla Shirer study may be for you. Email Shirley to reserve one of the books ordered. Cost: $16
Moms & More
Thurs, Sept 7-Dec 14, 10AM–Noon, Rm 119
by Stacey Schaffer and Shirley Webb
Moms play many roles. We have to be experts in just about everything. It's a lot of pressure. Join us for this Karen Stubbs study for a six-week adventure that will inspire and encourage us as moms. We all struggle with being content and not playing the comparison game. Learn how to find contentment in whatever season you are in as a mom.
Thurs, Sept 21-Apr 26, 6:30-8 PM, Rm 119
by Alice Baum and Women's Leadership Team
Let’s take some time to unplug and connect with God and one another. We’ll reset our hearts and minds with praise and worship, and feast on the truths of God as we enjoy an evening meal (bring your favorite potluck item to share). Whether you make it every week or when you can, every session is a stand-alone study, leaving no one behind. Invite your girlfriends, co-workers, and neighbors as we dive into the good that God has for us! It will be an insightful year as we examine the Old Testament women, who are not unlike us in their struggles and triumphs. We use the book Women of the Bible by Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda. Schedule.
Not Married Now (Singles)
Begins Sat, Oct 21, Meets every 3rd Saturday, 12-1:30PM, 12-100 Coffee Shop
The Last Wives’ Club has an exciting group for singles who are simply Not Married Now! If you are engaged, considering marriage, never-married, use to be married, or even if you think “Marriage?... No thank you!” the Not Married Now group is for you. Not married Now will dispel the crazy myths about marriage and explore the amazing truth. The NMN menu includes a study, fun movie dates and lots of discussion about what is and what isn’t God’s way in marriage.
Last Wives Club
Begins Sat, Oct 21, Meets every 3rd Saturday, 3-5PM, 12-100 Coffee Shop
The wives of LWC pursue God’s way in their marriage through the biblical study, "The Excellent Wife." Their 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 their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Last Wives Club
Begins Wed, Jan 3, Meets every 1st Wednesday, 6-8PM, Rm 220
Same description as above
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Mon, 7 PM, West Dimond
by Dave & Janet Dorland and
Jeannette & Joseph Menchinsky
Join us as we discuss The Good Book DVD series. This eight-week series offers a user-friendly guide to the Bible's biggest ideas. A chapter from the Bible accompanies each chapter of the book, which helps readers understand the context and content of the Scripture passages in a way that can open the whole Bible. Sorry, there is no childcare available.
Eric & Jill Follett Home Group
Tues, 6:30-8:30 PM (10300 Schneiter Dr.)
by Eric & Jill Follett
Join us as discuss the truths of God with the book The Great and Beautiful Life. This book is about the intentional living of putting on the character of Christ. We'll examine our character flaws and look to replace our false beliefs with Jesus’ narratives about life in the kingdom of God. Sorry, there is no childcare available.
Lynch Community Group
Sun, 4:30 PM (Meets twice monthly)
Lake Otis & 68th Area
by Greg and Lora Lynch
Join us as we come together around the discussion of God’s Word. Sorry, this group is full.
Jr High Community Group (7-8th grade)
Sun, 11 AM, 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, 7-9 PM, 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
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.
AWANA—Wed, 6:30-8PM, F.L.I Zone
Awana is a ministry committed to the belief that the greatest impact for Christ starts with kids who know, love and serve Him. Awana reaches kids where they’re at and walks alongside them in their faith journey. Those kids who come to faith at an early age discover God’s purpose for their lives and hope for the future. Register Here