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Life Groups

Interested in joining a Life Group?

Interested in joining a Life Group?

REGISTRATION BEGINS SUNDAY, AUGUST 16


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CO-ED | MEN | WOMEN | MARRIAGE & FAMILY | PRAYER | YOUNG ADULT & YOUTH


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Defined: Your Identity In Christ

Led by: Lynda Stallwood & Susan Brow

Location: CCC


This course is based on the movie, Overcomer, produced by the Kendrick Brothers. It focuses on the truths found in the book of Ephesians that help us to understand our identity in Christ. This course would benefit both the new and the seasoned believer. (Cost: $15)


MEETS WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 80%
Faith Walker

Led by: Jeff & Karlene Jacobsen

Location: Sterling Heights


A group of men and women who lean on the Lord for strength and enjoy fellowship with others. Join us as we will build one another up in our faith over a meal, conversation, and discussion surrounding the new book from Louie Giglio, "Not Forsaken." (Cost: $15)


MEETS ON THE 2ND & 4TH FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 45% | LEARN: 45% | SERVE: 10%
Genesis, Science & You

Led by: Howie LaGorio

Location: CCC


1 Peter 3:15 encourages us to be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks about why we believe as we do. Ranging in topics from creation to evolution, this group is designed to strengthen the church body in the book of Genesis and its relevance to our current culture through science-based apologetics.


MEETS ON THE 2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 80%
God the Son

Led by: Chuck Bongiorno

Location: CCC


A small group discussion that explores the deity of Jesus Christ. Based on the gospel of John and inspired by teachings from Randy Rheaume's book "God the Son," join us in exploring the reasons why Jesus is God's unique son. (Cost: $30 [Print] or $10 [eBook])


• MEETS ON THE 1ST & 3RD THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Healing Hearts

Led by: Cheryl McCoy

Location: Chesterfield


Healing Hearts is a group where we come together to seek healing and celebrate victory within the areas of addiction, abuse, divorce, and mental health. Whether you are just beginning the journey or reflecting on past seasons, all are welcome.


• MEETS BI-WEEKLY ON FRIDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 30% | SERVE: 20%
Live Victoriously Through Life's Crises

Led by: Lolly Wolfrom

Location: Clinton Township


We are all either in a crisis, just came out of one, or will be in one throughout our lives! All are welcome. This group will read a book by Ellen Harbin about her experience with the Lord during a time of crisis in her life. They will explore the guidance God gives us in His Word to help us not only endure, but blossom into stronger Christ followers!


• MEETS WEEKLY ON MONDAYS AT 7:30PM

LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 20%
Online Apologetics

Led by: Matt Shar

Location: Online


Sign up and build your faith right from your inbox! This 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 two emails per week, discussing and deconstructing the arguments that are commonly posed agianst Christianity.


• WEEKLY EMAIL

LEARN: 100%
Psalms Bible Study

Led by: Doug & Ute Klaus

Location: Sterling Heights


This Bible study is designed for men and women of all ages who desire to do an in depth study of the Scripture. The book of Psalms gives us a comprehensive study of the character of God. They reveal to us who God is, what He has done, and how we are to respond to this knowledge.


• MEETS ON THE 2ND & 3RD WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM


LOVE: 25% | LEARN: 60% | SERVE: 15%
Refresh The Soul: A Water Cooler For Health Care Workers

Led by: Karlene Jacobsen

Location: Online


A safe haven for health care workers to come, pray for one another, seek and offer encouragement, chat, build friendships, and glorify our Father God. This group will interact via Facebook Group, and members will be able to contribute as their schedules permit.

LOVE: 100%
Running and Walking For Our Health

Led by: Mike Oginsky & George Leon

Location: 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 AT 8AM

LOVE: 100%
Senior Social

Led by: Joe & Bev Trompeter

Location: CCC


Come join us and be a kid again! Once a month we'll be getting together with others who enjoy listening to oldies, playing games and eating pizza. Celebrate the retirement years with good friends and make new ones!


• MEETS THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 12PM

LOVE: 90% | SERVE: 10%
Sermon Discussion - Sterling Heights

Led by: Sharon Waronek

Location: Sterling Heights


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 7PM


LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 60%
Sermon Discussion - Tuesday Online

Led by: Mike Blicher

Location: 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 - Lake Orion

Led by: Joe & Bev Trompeter

Location: Lake Online


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 WEDNESDAY AT 7PM

LOVE: 25% | LEARN: 75%
Sermon Discussion - Thursday Online

Led by: Hannah Blakley

Location: 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: 40% | LEARN: 60%

MEN


Bible Study & Breakfast

Led by: Doug Klaus

Location: Sterling Heights


This group will meet together 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 2ND & 4TH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 9AM


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

Led by: Dave Bongiorno & Jesse Kyle

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 BI-WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 45% | LEARN: 45% | SERVE: 10%

WOMEN


Christ, Crafts, & Connection

Led by: Katie Rice

Location: Macomb Township


Each meeting will focus on a thought provoking topic of discussion in female culture to build self-esteem, image, and empower young women and adults alike. The crafts will mirror the theme for the week and each item made will be donated to benefit other women's organizations. Age group 10yrs and up. Adult/youth teams encouraged (i.e. Mom & Daughter). Each minor must be accompanied by adult. (Cost: $10)


MEETS MONTHLY ON THURSDAYS AT 6PM

LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 20%
From Generation To Generation

Led by: Lorie Militello

Location: CCC


Join us for a 6-week expository teaching on the book of Titus with special attention given to chapter 2: The Lord's very important role of the older and younger women's lives in and outside the church. Women will learn how to effectively live out their faith to positively influence those around them, especially the next generation. Plus an exciting bonus segment on the Lord's promised return! (Titus 2:13). This class is sure to equip, motivate and bless all those in attendance! For women ages 20 and up. (Cost: $20)


• MEETS WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS AT 6:30PM

LOVE: 15% | LEARN: 75% | SERVE: 10%
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! (Cost: $20) / (Childcare is provided for ages 5 and under)


• MEETS WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 45% | LEARN: 45% | 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.


• VARYING TIME & LOCATIONS

LOVE: 100%
Nuggets Book Club

Led by: Diana Klopicinski

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: 50% | LEARN: 40% | SERVE: 10%
Pearls of Wisdom (For Widows)

Led by: Sharon Shanahan & Sharon Bravomalo

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 ON 1ST & 3RD FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 12:30PM

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

Led by: Terese Rea & Ambir Leon

Location: CCC


“Finding I Am” - How Jesus fully satisfies the cry of your heart. Join Lysa TerKeurst on the streets of Israel to explore the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the gospel of John. Through this interactive in-depth study, you will learn to trade feelings of emptiness for a more personal fulfillment from knowing who Jesus is. Stop living like a slave to your circumstances and embrace the life-giving freedom that God wants for you. Gain a better understanding of how Jesus’ words 2,000 years ago are so applicable to the answers we are searching for today. (Cost: $20) / (Childcare is provided for ages 5 and under)


• MEETS WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 10% | LEARN: 80% | SERVE: 10%

MARRIAGE & FAMILY


Become A Marriage Mentor

Led by: Chris & Megan Rea

Location: CCC


Have you ever thought of becoming a marriage mentor? If you have been married at least 10 years and have a solid marriage of your own, then you're qualified! Complete this course to become a certified relationship coach/Marriage mentor through the organization "Prepare and Enrich."


• MEETS MONTHLY ON WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS

LEARN: 50% | SERVE: 50%
Family Hangouts

Led by: Kevin & Laura Bobcean

Location: Shelby Township


This group is designed as a meet-up for families with young children to have fellowship with one another and create relationships. Once a month we will enjoy an activity like having a game night, meeting up at a family friendly place, having a potluck, or any other ideas the group decides!


• MEETS MONTHLY ON SATURDAYS

LOVE: 100%

PRAYER


Beginning A Prayerful Life

Led by: Connie Day

Location: CCC


1 Thessalonians 5:17 encourages us to pray without ceasing, but what does that mean and how do we do it for others around us? It's never too late to gain confidence in praying for others and in front of others. Through this group, learn the fundamentals of overcoming obstacles to praying and developing a prayerful life.


• MEETS WEEKLY ON WEDNESDAYS AT 7PM

LOVE: 40% | LEARN: 60%
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 WEEKLY ON THURSDAYS AT 9:30AM

LOVE: 20% | LEARN: 60% | SERVE: 20%
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.


MEETS MONTHLY

  • Monday (Daytime): Children's Ministry
  • Tuesday (Daytime): CCC Families and Military
  • Tuesday (Daytime): Sunday Ministries
  • Tuesday (Evening): Revival, Church, the U.S. & the Nations
  • Wednesday (Evening): Outreach, Missions, & Evangelism
  • TBD: Youth & Young Adult Ministry


LOVE: 70% | LEARN: 10% | SERVE: 20%
Storming The Gates of Heaven

Led by: Pauline D'Angelo

Location: CCC


Putting to practice lessons from the book Storming the Gates of Heaven, this group will be devoted to growing in intercessory prayer and is open to believer's of all ages for life's important issues such as Church, Family, Revival, Evangelism, and more.


• MEETS ON THE 2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 6:30PM

LOVE: 25% | LEARN: 25% | SERVE: 50%
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 WEEKLY ON SUNDAYS AT 9AM

LOVE: 30% | LEARN: 20% | SERVE: 50%

YOUNG ADULT & YOUTH


Young Adults: 18-22

Led by: Mike & Jen Susan

Location: Clinton Township


This life group will focus on spiritual growth through the college and early career years of young adulthood. Through mentorship and community with one another, this group will discover what it means to foster a thriving walk with the Lord within this new season of life.


• MEETS ON THE 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM

LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Young Adults: 23-28

Led by: Zack Merren & Zach Terry

Location: Clinton Township


This life group will be a community of people that will range from the end of college and into the career phase of life. As life transitions again at this age, this group is a welcoming fellowship group outside of work and school. We will be focusing on spiritual growth beyond the basics and building true community through authentic discussion and connection.


• MEETS ON THE 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM


LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Young Adults: Married & Engaged

Led by: Tyler & Darlene Green

Location: Shelby Township


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 ON THE 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH AT 7PM


LOVE: 50% | LEARN: 50%
Jr High & High School Boys

Led by: Pastor Adam & Hannah Baltz

Location: Sterling Heights


Our Youth Ministry meets every Sunday for a dynamic youth service. A part of that service includes our students breaking out into their Life Groups by age and gender to discuss the service and things happening in life! They also will have events such as road rally's, camping trips, and hang outs.


• MEETS WEEKLY ON SUNDAYS AT 6PM

LOVE: 60% | LEARN: 40%
Jr High & High School Girls

Led by: Pastor Adam & Hannah Baltz

Location: Sterling Heights


Our Youth Ministry meets every Sunday for a dynamic youth service. A part of that service includes our students breaking out into their Life Groups by age and gender to discuss the service and things happening in life! They also will have events such as road rally's, camping trips, and hang outs.


• MEETS WEEKLY ON SUNDAYS AT 6PM

LOVE: 60% | LEARN: 40%