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Life Groups

Interested in joining a Life Group?

Interested in joining a Life Group?

REGISTRATION

After checking out our available Life Groups for the Fall Semester below, click one of these buttons to register yourself within a group in the appropriate HUB.


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CO-ED | MEN | WOMEN | MARRIAGE & FAMILY | PRAYER

Some groups may require the purchasing of a book or materials to participate. If the cost of the materials may be a concern that prevents you from being able to join a group, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office or your life group leader and we will be happy to assist.


CO-ED


American Heritage

Led by: Karen Vermeulen and Sharon Waronek

Location: CCC


Open to all ages, this class will be presenting America's forgotten History and Heroes with an emphasis on our moral, religious, and constitutional heritage. Seniors and families with school aged-children are especially encouraged to join as we navigate and discuss the "American Heritage Series" DVD series with historian David Barton.


• MEETS THURSDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 25% | LEARN: 50% | SERVE: 25%
Grief Share

Led by: Rosa Gialloreti & Denise Nicholson

Location: CCC


Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult expereinces. You don't have to go through this alone.


• MEETS TUESDAY EVENINGS

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Online Apologetics

Led by: Matt Shar

Location: Email


Sign up and build your faith right from your inbox! Each semester we will be analyzing the toughest and most common claims made against the existence of God and the divine inspiration of Scripture. Group members receive 2 emails per month, discussing and deconstructing the arguments that are commonly posed against Christianity.

LOVE: 10% | LEARN: 90%
Life With A Purpose

Led by: Tom and Elaine Faraday & Dale and Debby Haynes

Location: Sterling Heights


Join us for a group study that is relevant to our live’s . Our goal for this group is to refocus our attention to God as we grow, strengthen and encourage one another through study, discussion and fellowship. 


• MEETS THE 2ND AND 4RD FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Relationships: The Kingdom of God and Our Intentful Victorious Walking In It

Led by: Marilyn Blum & Ian Leath

Location: Fraser / Sterling Heights


Join us as we meet to study the Bible together, pray over each other, and enjoy quality fellowship with one another. Our aim is to reach a mix of all people and all ages as we learn who God Is, who we are in Him, and how we commune with Him.


• MEETS MONTHLY ON FRIDAYS AT 6:30PM

LOVE: 25% | LEARN: 55% | SERVE: 20%
Running and Walking for Our Health

Led by: George Leon

Location: Dodge Park, Sterling Heights


For anyone who wants exercise to stay healthy! Join us for running or walking, and to meet new people with the same interests. Everybody is welcome!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON SATURDAYS

LOVE: 100% | LEARN: 0% | SERVE: 0%
Sermon Discussion - Online Tuesday

Led by: Mike Blicher

Location: Online (Zoom)


Join us as we meet weekly to explore Sunday's sermon further. Together we will unpack the referenced Scriptures while discussing deeper topics that we face in today’s culture. Our sermon discussion groups offer warm fellowship and heartfelt conversation for all who attend!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 30% | LEARN: 60% | SERVE: 10%
Sermon Discussion - Online Thursday

Led by: Hannah Blakley

Location: Online (Zoom)


Join us as we meet weekly to explore Sunday's sermon further. Together we will unpack the referenced Scriptures while discussing deeper topics that we face in today’s culture. Our sermon discussion groups offer warm fellowship and heartfelt conversation for all who attend!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON THURSDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 60% | LEARN: 40%
Sermon Discussion - Sterling Heights

Led by: Sharon Waronek

Location: Sterling Heights / Troy


Join us as we meet weekly to explore Sunday's sermon further. Together we will unpack the referenced Scriptures while discussing deeper topics that we face in today’s culture. Our sermon discussion groups offer warm fellowship and heartfelt conversation for all who attend!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON MONDAYS AT 7:30PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%

MEN


Bible Study & Breakfast

Led by: Doug Klaus

Location: Sterling Heights


This group will meet togther to discuss topics relevant to the Christians man's life in light of the teaching of Scripture. We will also enjoy breakfast together at JayJay's Bistro.


• MEETS ON THE 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 9AM

LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 50% | SERVE: 10%
Disc Golf

Led by: Brian Swain

Location: Sterling Heights


This group will be open to anyone who wants to play disc golf! Whether you are a casual player, a professional, or just plain curious, feel free to participate weekly or just drop in on the weeks that work best. Owning a set of discs is not required and they can be provided as needed (depending on the size of the group), however it would be recommended to own a set of discs if you are planning to attend regularly. Expect to walk-courses ranging from well maintained to mild hiking conditions (Cost will be minimal as the group will try to play on local free courses).


• MEETS MONDAYS AT 6PM

LOVE: 100%
Young Fathers

Led by: Dave Bongiorno & Andrew Gipe

Location: Sterling Heights


This group is for dads with younger kids to connect for fun, fellowship, and prayer. Half of the time will be for fun activities, while the other half will be focused on learning how to be a godly dad and husband.


• MEETS EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY AT 7PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 10%

WOMEN


Chapter Chat: Peace, Hope and Healing for the Anxious Momma's Heart

Led by: Kara Buono

Location: Warren


Do you need more peace and support in your life? You know that the Bible says not to be anxious about anything, and you've likely been told, 'Just pray more or read more Scripture and you'll feel better.' Yet, sometimes it's hard to raise children when we don't feel at peace within our own homes. Join us as we discuss Becky Thompson's book and unpack her insights that explore the essential truth that "Peace is not just an idea. It's not just a goal. Peace is a person."


• MEETS EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AT 10AM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Crafts and Podcasts

Led by: Alicia Lehman

Location: CCC


Come get your creativity on! Once a month join us as we watercolor, try our hand at canvas embroidery, build our own bouquets, and even learn about Christmas frame lettering just in time for the holidays. Before each session, the group will listen to a podcast episode to discuss their thoughts, questions, and observations while the group is working on its craft.


• MEETS MONTHLY ON WEDNESDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 80% | LEARN: 10% | SERVE: 10%
Feed Your Belly, Nourish Your Soul

Led by: Hillary Carrillo

Location: Macomb


Come explore the simple and wholesome recipes designed to bring people back around to the table with an easy and unintimidating homemade meal. Great for avid cooks and beginners alike! All recipes will be made from scratch and will be naturally gluten free.


• MEETS MONTHLY ON SATURDAYS AT 5PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
GEMS - Growing Every Mother Stronger

Led by: Christel Waltman

Location: CCC


This group is designed to promote relationships among our moms with small, or not so small, children. They strive to encourage, inspire, and support each other as they build long-lasting friendships through studying God's Word, group discussions, praying for one another, fellowship, and outreach projects. Invite your mom-friends to join us! Childcare is provided.


• MEETS ON TUESDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 35% | LEARN: 55% | SERVE: 10%
Interlace Connections

Led by: Kim LaGorio

Location: TBD


This group is designed to help women of all ages connect with one another through fun events! We wil be doing events such as movies, crafts & projects, cooking & dining, etc.


• MEETING TIMES AND DATES VARY

LOVE: 100%
Nuggets Book Club

Led by: Diana Klopocinski

Location: Sterling Heights


Fellowship of fun loving sisters coming together and sharing, praying, building relationships and discussing our monthly book!. We also meet and do small crafts, cook meals for those in need, and have times of prayer.


• MEETS MONTHLY ON THURSDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 80% | LEARN: 10% | SERVE: 10%
Pearls of Wisdom (For Widows)

Led by: Lolly Wolfrom & Sharon Bravomalo

Location: Sterling Heights


This group is for widows of all ages. We will meet together for support, fellowship, and to share our faith.


• MEETS ON THE 1ST AND 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH AT 12PM

LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 20%
Women's AM Bible Study

Led by: Terese Rea

Location: CCC


Elijah emerged as the voice of unapologetic truth during a time of national crisis and moral decline. His ministry was marked by tenacious faith and holy fire — the same kind we will need in order to remain steadfast in our current culture. Join us this Fall as we study Elijah: Faith and Fire, a Bible study by Priscilla Shirer. Video-driven lessons to accompany small group participation and discussion. Free childcare available for 5 years and under (pre-registration required).


• MEETS TUESDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 70% | SERVE: 10%
Women's PM Bible Study

Led by: Madelene Sanders & Sue McAleer

Location: CCC


Despite the way major disappointments can throw our world completely off-balance, sometimes they can be understood as divine appointments that our souls need in order to radically encounter God! Sometimes to get your life back, you have to face the death of what you thought it would look like. Join us as we will read Lisa Terkeust’s book, “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” and watch the weekly videos that correspond to the chapters read. In the confidence of our small groups, we will share what we are learning and learn from one another.


• MEETS TUESDAYS AT 6:30PM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 70% | SERVE: 10%
Women's Online Bible Study

Led by: Ambir Leon

Location: Online


An online alternative to the Women's AM book study that will be available through Zoom. Join us each Tuesday for a live discussion, or catch the video later in the week and then participate in the interactive chat throughout the week. Elijah emerged as the voice of unapologetic truth during a time of national crisis and moral decline. His ministry was marked by tenacious faith and holy fire — the same kind we will need in order to remain steadfast in our current culture. Join us this Fall as we study Elijah: Faith and Fire, a Bible study by Priscilla Shirer. Video-driven lessons to accompany small group participation and discussion.


• MEETS TUESDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 80%

MARRIAGE & FAMILY


Fall Play Group

Led by: Amy Swain

Location: Sterling Heights (Various Parks)


A playgroup for families of children of any age! Join us as we meet at a different local playground each week just to have fun!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON THURSDAYS AT 10AM

LOVE: 100%
Young Adults Married & Engaged

Led by: Bob & Amanda Beason

Location: Utica


Through heartfelt discussion and fellowship, this group will celebrate and navigate the early years of marriage alongside other couples. While focusing on growing spiritually and emotionally, couples will experience growth within their relationships with each other and with God.


• MEETS THE 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 70% | LEARN: 30%

PRAYER


Battle Plan for Prayer

Led by: Lynda Stallwood & Susan Brow

Location: CCC


Join us as we study Battle Plan for Prayer, authored by Stephen and Alex Kendrick and based on the movie “War Room.” Our group will journey through 8 video-based sessions that encourage men and women of today to develop power and authority within strategic prayer.


• MEETS WEEKLY ON THURSDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 80%
Intercessory Prayer

Led by: Terese Rea

Location: CCC


This is a group for those who feel they have the gift of intercession or are desiring to grow in the calling for intercessory prayer. We meet and have a time of study and then intercede over our church and the nations needs.


• MEETS EVERY THURSDAY AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 40%
Monthly Prayer Groups

Led by: Mary Schoenfeldt

Location: CCC


If you have a heart for prayer, a focus group is for you! We are a church that believes in the power of prayer, and we have different focus groups that meet monthly to pray for various ministries. We invite you to join us one day a month to be a part of the group that you feel called to! More information will be provided on specific dates/times for your chosen prayer group upon registering.


• Monday (Daytime): Children's Ministry

• Tuesday (Daytime): CCC Families and Military

• Tuesday (Daytime): Sunday Ministries

• Tuesday (Evening): Revival, Church, the U.S. & the Nations

• TBD (Evening): Outreach, Missions, & Evangelism

• TBD: Youth & Young Adult Ministry

LOVE: 70% | LEARN: 10% | SERVE: 20%
Sunday Morning Prayer

Led by: Terese Rea

Location: CCC


This is a group that meets to pray for our Sunday Morning services each week. We will have prayer before service for the worship, the message, and lives & hearts to be changed.


 • MEETS EVERY SUNDAY AT 9AM

LOVE: 15% | LEARN: 15% | SERVE: 70%