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Grow Groups – Spring 2023

#10 – Unshakable Hope Group Leader: MaDonna Kelley

Description: In Unshakable Hope, Max Lucado unpacks 12 of the Bible’s most significant promises, equipping you to overcome difficult circumstances by keeping your focus on the hope found in the promises of Scripture.

Times: Sundays –  AM – Mar 5 – May 21 – Room 104/106

#11 – Men’s Sundav School Group Leader: Keith Wolfgram and Dean Pond

Description: A study about the hope and joy involved with the end times from a Biblical perspective.

Times: Sundays – 9:45-10:45 AM – Mar 5 – May 21 – Men’s Classroom

#12 – Youth Sunday School — Group Leader: Laurie Graves

Description: A series of individual lessons that focus on the topics that teens need to know about in order to develop their faith during their teen years.

Times: Sundays – 9:45-10:45 AM  Mar 5 – May 21 – Room 109

#14 – Digging Deeper — Group Leader: Pastor Dan Bowman

Description: In depth study of the previous week’s sermon. This class allows for a greater understanding of the Biblical text used in the previous week’s sermon and for a small group discussion about where the Lord is trying to lead through the reading of His word.

Times: Wednesdays- 10:00-11:00AM – Mar 1 – May 24 – HeBrews Café

#15— Lenten Study: In the Dust of the Rabbi Group Leader: Pastor Dan Bowman

Description: This year’s Lenten Study will be based on a video series led by Ray Vander Laan called In the Dust of the Rabbi.  This looks at how Jesus called his disciples. 

Times: Wednesdays 6-7PM-Mar 1- April 5 – Murbach Hall

#16 -New Member Class — Group Leader: Pastor Dan Bowman

Description: This class will introduce you to basic Christianity and the Methodist movement and is a step to joining in membership with the church if so desired.

Times: Thursdays –  6-7PM – Mar 2 – Mar 30 – Room 106

Mid-week Grow Groups

#15— Armor of God Group Leader: Carolyn Landis

Description: In this study by Priscilla Shirer, we are taught that the enemy is attacking us from all sides to destroy our relationship with God, and our personal relationships in our earthly lives. He wages an invisible war against us that can only be fought by putting on the full armor of God to fight against him. Based on Ephesians 6:11-18, we are taught an action plan for developing a strategy of victory against these attempts of Satan to destroy our Christian walk.

Times: Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM – Apr 12 – May 17 – Room 104/106

#16 -God’s Answers to Life’s Difficult Questions  — Group Leader: Pastor Dan Bowman

Description:  Pastor Dan will be teaching a six week video series by Rick Warren entitled ‘God’s Answers to Life’s Difficult Questions. By looking at the lives of different Bible Characters and examples we will discover the wisdom of God in areas of challenge and we will come away with practical steps to apply to our lives when we face those situations. The lessons will be: How can I cope with stress? How can I rebound from failure? How can I be confident in crises? How can I live above average? How can I overcome loneliness? How can I ever change?

Times: Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM – Apr 12 – May 17 -Murbach Hall

#17 – The Chosen Season 2 — Group Leader: Elizabeth Elsesser


‘Blessed are the Chosen’ is an interactive Bible study based on the second season of the show, ‘The Chosen’. This study brings both the Old and New Testament to life in an approachable and conversational way. We will take a deeper look at God’s character, power, and promises using the framework of Jesus’  Sermon on the Mount. All participants are welcome. You do not have to have been a part of the season one study to join us for season two!

Times: Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM – Apr 12 – May 17 – Room 103

#18 Ministry Through Music — Group Leader: Cathy Hintz/Brian Kelley

Description: Did you ever wonder how those old hymns found in every good Methodist Hymnal could still be relevant in today’s changed and complex world? Join us to explore the theology, historic inspiration and contemporary message that explains the longevity of some of your favorite hymns.

Times: Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM – Apr 12 – May 17 – HeBrews Cafe

#19 Redeeming Love  — Group Leader: Kathy Smith

Description: Through Redeeming Love, author Francine Rivers writes: While studying the book of Hosea, I felt the Lord nudging me to write His love story. The prophet’s life gave me the plot. As I studied Hosea I prayed that the readers would see what real love looks like – passionate, sacrificial, unchanging, and eternal. When readers wrote to me and said they longed to meet a man like Michael (the main character), I would write back, “You can! His name is Jesus!” This is why I wrote Redeeming Love: so that you would know how greatly you are loved and that no matter what you’ve been through , God loves and wants you. He can make beauty out of ashes. He makes all things new.

Times: Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM – Apr 12 – May 17 – Room 105

4 Ways to Register:

  • Connection card dropped off in Connection Bins outside Sanctuary or at The Well—Indicate the group number or name on the card
  • Contact Brian Kelley – Email at
  • Web:
      1. Select groups
      2. Choose the group or groups you are interested in
      3. Sign up
  • Church Center App
    1. Download Church Center App from App store or Google Play
    2. Allow app to use your location and select ‘the well’
    3. Complete phone, email, 6 digit code, and name process
    4. Select Groups, choose your interested groups, and ask to join