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Donna King (AGAPE)

Sundays  @ 10 - 11:30am

Who we are: A mixed, fun and friendly group that are at all different seasons in their lives. We study a variety of subjects using various methods to enhance our walk with Christ. 

PETE & ANNEDA CLARKE

Sundays 10:30 - 12:00pm
Door 14 - Middle School Bldg
We are a relaxed yet purposeful, multi-generational group (45+). Our group has a strong culture of love, appreciation and respect for one another.  Our group lasts about one hour and within that time we cover a session of the study we are currently going through. We normally agree upon a Bible book study or a DVD study and commit to a 6-12 week examination and discussion. 

DALE & ROBERTA HILL (S.A.L.T)

Sundays 10:30am - 12:00pm

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
Who we are: Our Group consists of men and women (55+) who gather weekly to encourage, challenge, and care for one another for the purpose of becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. We utilize various approved study materials and seek to know God more intimately in the study of His word and through prayer.  We encourage group interaction in sharing life and strive to know each other more and more deeply- sharing our hearts and lives, praying for one another, asking questions, and bearing each other's burdens.
PLEASE NOTE:
Summer break will be July 21- Sept 1.

NELSON ALVAREZ (SPANISH)

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Room 232 - Main Bldg
We are a multi-cultural group. Many of our members are from various countries in Latin America. Every Wednesday evening we meet on campus at Woodland. Our group time includes time for worship, our service and our prayer time. We are like a small church within Woodland. 

Doug Wasson

Sundays @ 10:15am: Prayer & Short Study
Room 234 Main Building
We are a casual bunch that enjoy meeting new people. We fellowship for about a half hour and then do a short study and prayer. Join us anytime! 

Joe Szurek

Sundays @ 10:30 am
Room 230 Main Building
A mixed age group of adults and our typical morning consists of a short fellowship time followed by sharing of prayer requests, prayer, and study time. Our studies focus on living a committed Christian life and vary between video-based  and print-based studies on a portion of scripture or a book by a Christian author. Some recent studies have included Galatians, the Parables of Jesus, Respectable Sins (Bridges), Thriving in Babylon (Osborne) and the book of Leviticus. Our study is informal in nature and everyone is encouraged (but not required) to participate.
PLEASE NOTE: This group will not be meeting in June.

SUNDAY MORNING GROUP

Meeting Time: Sunday 9:00a - 10:30a
Leader: Minnie King
Location: Room 228

Who we are: A diverse group of women who love meeting together to share the Lord and grow in our relationship with Him. Our nickname is the "lovelies " because of our love for the Lord, for one another and for those we meet along the way.  If you are looking for a group where you can be yourself, feel loved and accepted then welcome! Come grow with us as we journey through life together. 

DAVE BAILEY

Meeting Time: Tuesday @ 7pm
Location: Room 232 Main Bldg

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
Who we are: We are a group of Empty Nesters that seek to grow in our relationship with God as we live our lives together. We meet Tuesdays at 7:00pm. PLEASE NOTE: This group takes a summer break in June thru September. 

SISTERS IN SPIRIT

Meeting Time:  Mondays 11:30am - 1:30pm
  Leader: Lori Roberts
  Location: Room 230

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
Who we are: We call ourselves the "Sisters in Spirit".     We are an active, friendly, fun group of loving mature women who love the Lord. Our group is a relaxed, come-as-you-are type where we love to learn, laugh and pray for one another.
PLEASE NOTE: This groups takes a Summer Break in June, July & August. Resumes Sept 2. 

Sugar and Spice

Meeting Time: Wed 6:30p - 8:00p
Leader: Sally Cestero
Location: Room 228

Who we are: We are a fun, relaxed group of women who are driven by serving in ministry to help those in our community. Our group consists of ladies from all walks of life and of all ages. We love to laugh together, share our experiences and get into deep conversation while studying The Word of God. 

LADIES PRAYER GROUP

Meeting Time: Fridays @ 9:30am
Leader: Stacy Kolbe
Location: Upstairs Conf Room Admin Building 
Who we are: The Ladies prayer group is a multigenerational group of ladies of all ages coming together to pray aloud for each other, our church pastor, country and world. For questions about the group or for zoom link please contact Stacy Kolbe at stacy.kolbe1210@gmail.com 

SCOTT KOLBE & JOHN OSBORNE

Meeting Time: Every Friday @ 6am
Location: Woodland Kitchen

Who we are: Men looking to grow closer to the Lord through study, fellowship and accountability. Our group ranges from men in their 20's to their 50's. We are married with kids and families and we help one another by sharing from various levels of life experience. We cook breakfast together each Friday. 

Meet the team.

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GROUP LEADER: TOM CALVERT

Sundays at 10:15  Prayer & Short Study
Room 234 Main Building
We are a casual bunch that enjoy meeting new people. We fellowship for about a half hour and then do a short study and prayer. Join us anytime! 

GROUP LEADER: JOE SZUREK

Sundays 10:30 am
Room 230 Main Building
Who we are: A mixed age group of adults and our typical morning consists of a short fellowship time followed by sharing of prayer requests, prayer, and study time. Our studies focus on living a committed Christian life and vary between video-based  and print-based studies on a portion of scripture or a book by a Christian author. Some recent studies have included Galatians, the Parables of Jesus, Respectable Sins (Bridges), Thriving in Babylon (Osborne) and the book of Leviticus. Our study is informal in nature and everyone is encouraged (but not required) to participate. 

COMPASSION GROUP
GROUP LEADERS: DALE PETERSON

Sunday @ 10am - 10:55am
Room 232
The Compassion Group was formed as a group that members can look upon themselves as the good Samaritans. Our goals are to start each day with spiritual reflection on how to spread God's word, love and compassion for all of the Lord's children.  
Every member will receive a copy of E. M. Bounds book. The Power Of Prayer. We will strive to help people find meaning, happiness, and solutions to pass through life. We will discover how to establish new goals and identify new directions and solutions to bring deeper meaning to life four ourselves and other lives who we touch. We invite people of all ages to be a part of our group 

GROUP LEADERS: MELANIE RICHARDS AND DAVE BAILEY

Tuesday @ 7pm
Richards Residence 
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Shaela Lollar & Sara Ochs

Meeting Time: Tuesday, 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Teacher's Lounge (Main Bldg)

Mom's group.  Praying together to raise up families, the community and anything that concerns us. 

THursday WOMEN'S GROUP

Meeting Time: Thurs 6:30p - 8:00pm
Leader: Sandra Bacigaluppi
Location: Teacher's Lounge
BREAKING FOR SUMMER
Who We Are: Fostering a heart of gratitude brings such blessing and joy to our lives and to those around us. Being grateful turns our eyes off ourselves and helps us cherish our time and relationships in a new way. When we are thankful people, we point to our good God who loves and provides for us. But how can we develop grateful hearts? 6:00-6:30 is snack & social (optional to attend)
PLEASE NOTE: This group takes a summer break in June- resumes in July.

ADAM STEELE 

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 6:30pm - 8pm
Location: Room 230

Who we are: Kingdom Men are a group of men that are committed to studying God's Word and applying it to our daily lives. We are faithful in prayer and support one another through the spiritual challenges of our every day lives. Our group ranges from men in their 20's to their 60's. We help one another by sharing from various levels of life experience. We carry a motto with us "We Laugh, We Care, We Share". 

Off Campus Groups

Young AdULT Men's Night Study

W E D N E S D A Y

Men's Group (18 yrs - 30yrs)
Meeting Time: Wednesdays @ 6:00 - 8:30pm
Meeting Location: Connor Long's Home  
Leaders: Connor Long  & Scott Kolbe 

Young Adult Men & Women

M O N D A Y

Young Adults only (18-25yrs)
Leaders: Rachel & Joe Marks
Meeting Time: Mondays @ 6:00 - 8:00pm
 Location: Rachel & Joe Marks Home

Young Adult Men's Morn Study

T U E S D A Y

Young Adults only (18-30yrs)
Leader: Cameron Rogers
Meeting Time: Tuesdays @ 6 am-7am.
Location: Panera @ SR70 & Lakewood Ranch Blvd

Young Adult Women's Morn Study

F R I D A Y

Women's Group (18 yrs - 30yrs)
Leaders: Hannah Marks
Meeting Time: Fridays @ 6am-7am
Location: Starbucks @ SR 64 & Upper Manatee Rd 

Scotty & Darlene Hopkins

Meeting Time: Tuesday @ 6:30pm
Location: Hopkins Residence

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
Who we are: A mixed, fun and friendly group that are at all different seasons in their lives. We study a variety of subjects using various methods to enhance our walk with Christ.
PLEASE NOTE: This group takes a summer break in May and resumes in June. 

Young Adults Women's Night Study

W E D N E S D A Y

Women's Group (18 yrs - 30yrs)
Meeting Time: Wednesdays @ 6:00 - 8:30pm
Meeting Location: Stacy Kolbe's Home
Leaders: Stacy Kolbe  & Jessica Long 

Jake & Emily Anderson

Meeting Time: Sunday time TBD
Location: Anderson Residence

BREAKING FOR SUMMER

Melanie Richards

Meeting Time: Tuesday @ 7pm
Location: Richards Residence

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
 Who we are: We are a friendly group of women 55+ & over who love to study God's Word together. We pick different studies each time. We'd love for you to join us!

Donna King

Meeting Time: Tuesday @ 10am
Location: King Residence

BREAKING FOR SUMMER
 Who we are: We are a friendly group of women 40+ & over who love to study God's Word together. We pick different studies each time. We'd love for you to join us!