Growth groups

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Growth groups meet weekly for 10-12 weeks.  The size of a small group is 3 to 15 people. There is a fall semester, a spring semester, and a summer session, with breaks between each.  The growth groups are an opportunity to:

  • Grow in your faith;
  • Step out of your comfort zone into a safe environment with new people and new ideas;
  • Allow casual friendships to form without feeling a need to get too personal;
  • Develop friends who could then become more intimate friends outside of the group;
  • Receive prayer if you so desire.

Please contact Dan Rak for more information.

GriefShare

Tuesdays, 7-9 pm, online, led by Ann Rak and Celeste Lake with several instructors on weekly video presentations.
September 7 – November 30.
Cost: $15 for notebook.

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. If a recent (or not so recent) loss is affecting you, consider participating in this group, formed to help you in your journey. Our group is part of a national ministry griefshare.org

Fellowship, Prayer, and Bible Study

Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm at the Rak house in Westchester, led by Ed Rak.
Begins September 14th.

This group has met every time we have growth groups. During the pandemic we met was online, but we now have moved back to Ed Rak’s home and includes dinner. Contact Ed for details.

Traditional kinship

Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm at the parsonage, led by Dan Rak.
Begins September 29th.

This gathering includes fellowship, worship, Bible study, and prayer ministry, all beneficial for spiritual growth.

CAP Money Course

Thursdays, 7-9pm at the parsonage, led by Cindy Mc Greal and Ed Rak.
September 30th – October 14th.

This (3 session) class focuses on getting your finances under control by creating a budget. Cindy Mc Greal and Ed Rak are coaches who move things along and answer questions. The real course presenters of the class are John Kirkby and Matt Barlow, who do their presentations using video. (Attendees get a free delegate workbook.) Christians Against Poverty, CAP, was created in 1996 in the UK. It has only been in recent years that the class has been exported to be taught here in the USA. For more information, see capamerica.org/capmoney.

October Sunday Morning Group

Sundays, 9-10 am, at the parsonage, led by Ann Rak.
Sundays in October.
Books will be available this Sunday, Sept 26 (@ $12, donation requested).

Based on a devotional book, Set Your Heart Free, which draws on the writings of 17th-century Francis de Sales, we’ll read the devotional at home each day. We’ll gather in the parsonage at 9:00 on Sunday mornings in October and share our reflections on this book. Coffee and tea provided. And You are warmly invited!

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