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It’s God’s desire for us to live together in community so that we may grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ and others. At fellowship, we have the opportunity for connection through our Life Groups. There are four types of Life Groups here and each has a specific focus to meet your need for spiritual growth and encouragement.

 

Four Types of Life Groups

Community Groups

Thursday Morning Men’s Group

Room F5

Thursdays | 9am

Led by Pastor Mike – This group is an open discussion on the Book of 1 John around the common theme of Christian Fellowship.

Zephyrhills

33541 Area

Thursdays | 6:30 pm

Led by Jeff and Cherie Peterson – This group meets in Zephyrhills and centers on a discussion of Pastor Mike’s Sunday morning sermon.

Plant City

33565 Area

Thursdays | 6:30 pm

Led by Steve and Sharon Deputy – This group meets in Plant City and centers on a discussion of Pastor Mike’s Sunday morning sermon.

Beson Group

Portable E3

Sundays | 11:00 am

Led by Beau Beson and Ben Beson – This group for couples meets on campus and centers on a discussion of Pastor Mike’s Sunday morning sermon.

Riverview

33578 Area

Thursdays | 6:30 pm

Led by Milton and Debbie Smith – This group meets in Riverview and centers on a discussion of Pastor Mike’s Sunday morning sermon.

Dover

33527 Area

Tuesdays | 6:30 pm

Led by Hal and Debbie Bovie – This group meets in Dover and centers on a discussion of Pastor Mike’s Sunday morning sermon.

The Bridge Young Adults (under 30)

Portable F4

Wednesdays | 7pm

Led by Steve and Traci Berens – Biblical discussions of various subjects driven by the interests of the group.

Study Groups

Gracewalk

Portable E3

Sundays | 9:30am

Led by Ryan Smith – Little Things Can Make Big Differences.  A Biblical look at how little actions, both good and bad, can have a big effect on our lives and those we influence.

J.O.Y. Seniors

Fellowship Hall

Sundays | 9:30am

Led by Pastor David Spencer –A continuing study in the Gospel of Mark with application to our lives today.

Maranatha

Room F1

Sundays | 9:30am

Led by Ron Bowe - New Testament Principles for Daily Christian Living – A discussion of topics such as salvation, personal Bible study, the importance of prayer, and other issues related to daily Christian living.

The Bridge Young Adults (under 30)

Portable E4

Sundays | 9:30am

Led by Steve Berens - Defending Truth in a Culture of Lies - Biblical Truth is under attack, but this assault is ironically creating opportunities for us to be witnesses for Christ. We will learn how to respond to a confused culture with rejected Truth.

Women of Faith

Room F5

Sundays | 9:30am

Led by Cheryl Grover and Kaylynn Schmidt – Faith-filled Living in a Fear-filled World – Fear is real, but faith is stronger! In these timely lessons, we will discover Biblical ways to replace fear with faith. Our God is all powerful and in Him we can overcome in our day to day living!

Women’s Connection

Room A8

Sundays | 11am

Led by Vicky Jones & Graceanne Williams – Confidence in Christ – A discussion on how women can turn their insecurities into confidence through a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

B.L.A.S.T.

Room F1

Sundays | 11am

Led by Rob Anders - Introduction to Apologetics – A study of how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief held by thoughtful people of intellectual integrity with a deep compassion for those who genuinely want to know the truth.

Jubilant Hearts

Room F5

Sundays | 11am

Led by Lilan Starford and Selena Keever – Defending Your Faith – This study will focus on four main topics: The Holy Trinity, Salvation, Baptism, and Eternal Security.

Men’s Bible Fellowship

Room A7

Sundays | 11am

Led by Alan Knight – The Book of Acts and The Early Christian Church – This will be a chapter by chapter study through the book of Acts as we explore the many people and places that were critical in the foundation of the church after the death of Christ.

Common Ground

Room F4

Sundays | 11am

Led by Gene Bullington.  A continuing verse by verse study of the Book of Hebrews.  This study is done in an open discussion format to facilitate application of the passage to our daily lives.  Our vision is to see people live out God’s Word in their daily lives.

Support Groups

Financial Peace

Room F5

Wednesdays | 6:45pm

Led by John Hodgkinson – A focus on financial freedom taught on Video by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. This group will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more!

GriefShare

Room A8

Wednesdays | 6:45pm

Led by Kay Frink and Vicki Roach – GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

Leadership Development

Room F3

Wednesdays | 7pm

Led by David Schmidt – Lead Like Jesus – Lessons for everyone from the greatest leadership role model of all time. We will examine the life of Christ to find real life, everyday practices that apply to anyone who influences anyone else.

Abortion Recovery

Tuesdays | 7pm

Led by Cherie Peterson – Abortion Recovery helps individuals overcome the emotional trauma and spiritual issues experienced after an abortion. To sign up confidentially, please call Cherie Peterson at 813-778-7047.

MOPS

(Mothers of Preschoolers)

Room F1

1st Wednesday of Each Month | 7pm

Led by Kristin Riley – Gathering moms with the simple but revolutionary idea that remarkable things happen when moms come together.  So, whether you are a soon-to-be mom, first-time mom, seventh-time mom, an adoptive mom, foster mom, stepmom or any other type of mom, you are welcome here.

Men Parenting Boys

Room F4

Wednesdays | 7pm

Led by Jason Hawsey – Future Men: Raising Boys to Fight Giants – Our boys are future men.  We all must raise them in light of the fact that they will one day take over as leaders in Business, Church, and Country.  This group is for men who have any influence on a boy in their life and want to help them grow into men who defeat the giants they will face. We will identify scriptural patterns for masculinity that affect all corners of a boy's life.

Discipleship Groups

Discipleship Groups

Fellowship Hall

Sundays | 11am

Led by Pastor David Spencer and a team of dedicated believers – You will learn what it means to be a devoted follower of Jesus Christ.  Whether you have recently trusted Christ or have been a believer for a long time, it is God’s desire for you to grow in your knowledge and relationship with Him.  In a Next Steps Discipleship Group, you will learn how to better understand the Bible, develop the necessary habits for continued spiritual growth, and understand what having a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ is truly all about.

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