Please contact the church at (941) 235-7325 if you have questions.

SUNDAYS

Anchored

Various Sundays: 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/27, 11/17, 12/8, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/8, 3/29, 4/19
Punta Gorda Campus, Childcare available.
Leaders: Garrett & Mary Jacqueline Atkinson, maryjatkinson@gmail.com
Anchored is a Scripture-based study for both men and women who seek to deepen their relationship with God through regular reading and annotation of the Word, group discussion, engaging teaching, and fellowship. Study: Abide: A Study of 1, 2, 3 John by Jen Wilkin"


MONDAYS

HeArt Therapy

Mondays, 9:30 AM, Punta Gorda Campus. Childcare available.
Leader: Tama Vanderburg, tamapeck2001@yahoo.com
Group begins 8/19/19.
In this life group we will celebrate the love (heart!) connection we have with God through art by focusing on the beautiful creation he has provided us, using art techniques to express images and ideas. We will also make a heart connection with others through scripture, prayer, fellowship and fun! Each week we’ll start with an inspirational theme. Then we'll explore some really cool art techniques and add layers to your painting using acrylics and a variety of media with step by step instruction that is perfect for beginners with no experience in art, those with art skills, and people of all ages. Art materials and supplies will be provided for a small fee, or bring your own! And remember, no mistakes, just "happy accidents"!

Financial Freedom - Punta Gorda

Mondays, 6:30 PM, Punta Gorda Campus, Childcare available.
Group begins 9/9/19.
Leader: Mark Cangiano, markcang@gmail.com, $26 per person/couple
Do you believe it is possible to completely change your life in a matter of weeks? This course will provide you with the opportunity and the tools to make that happen, regardless of your current financial situation. The biblical principles that are the foundation to financial freedom are relevant whether you’re a millionaire or currently struggling to make ends meet. During this course, we look at ways to manage your money, how to break free from debt, saving for your future, giving, and leaving a legacy.

Upper Room (Ages 18-27)

Mondays, 7:00 PM, Deep Creek Area, Childcare not available.
Ongoing group.
Leaders: Michael Doyle, mandcdoyle@outlook.com; Chelsey Doyle, chelseydoyle@live.com
Upper Room is a place for young adults to EXPERIENCE life in Christ, CHALLENGE each other to grow, and LEAD the world around them.


TUESDAYS

Disciples Making Disciples

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Deep Creek Area, Childcare not available.
Group begins 8/20/19
Leader: Cliff Washburn, cwashburn@dc3.tv
Everyone can disciple someone. Everyone can mentor someone. Out of all the different Spiritual gifts that are given to us, there is one clear calling of Jesus in our lives…Make Disciples. But how? Now THAT is the real question. This Life Group is designed to equip and empower us to help others grow in their faith and walk with Jesus. It will give us powerful, yet practical tools to use in our own lives, as well as the lives we are mentoring. This is Kingdom work and there’s nothing more exciting! Come join us!

Adult Bible Study

Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, Deep Creek Area, Childcare not available.
This is an ongoing group.
Leaders: Dave Prins, captdave1@embarqmail.com; Teri Prins, obutfl1@gmail.com
An ongoing bible study emphasizing the New Testament using an expository approach. What does this passage say about God? What does it say about us? What does it say about our relationship with God?

If God Made the Universe, then Why Is It the Way It Is?


Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Punta Gorda Campus, Childcare available.
Group begins 8/20/19.
Leader: Jim Bennetts, jamesbenn1441@yahoo.com
New study If God Made the Universe, the Why is it the Way it is? by Hugh Ross begins 9/10/19.
Why Is the Universe So Vast? -Why Is It So Old? -Why Is It So Dark? -Why Is There an Earth? -Why So Much for So Little? -Why Is It Decaying? -Why Isn't It Perfect Now? -What Will God Make Next? And bonus session: -What Does All This Say about God? So stretch your mind, as "God stretches out the heavens", and find answers to your questions, big and small, about our amazing cosmos and what it means.


The Case for Christ

Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Punta Gorda Campus. Childcare available.
Leader: Ellie Whidden, elliewhidden@icloud.com
New study The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel begins 9/10/19.
Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God? Former atheist and Chicago Tribune journalist Lee Strobel says yes! In, The Case for Christ, Strobel cross-examines a dozen experts with doctorates from schools such as Cambridge, Princeton, and Brandeis, asking hard-hitting questions - and building a captivating case for Christ's divinity. Strobel challenges them with questions like, How reliable is the New Testament? Does evidence for Jesus exist outside the Bible? Is there any reason to believe the resurrection was an actual event?


WEDNESDAYS

Financial Freedom - North Port

Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, North Port Campus, Childcare available.
Start date to be announced.
Leader: Chad McKinney, chadknowsrealestate@gmail.com, $26 per person/couple
Do you believe it is possible to completely change your life in a matter of weeks? This course will provide you with the opportunity and the tools to make that happen, regardless of your current financial situation. The biblical principles that are the foundation to financial freedom are relevant whether you’re a millionaire or currently struggling to make ends meet. During this course, we look at ways to manage your money, how to break free from debt, saving for your future, giving, and leaving a legacy.

thursdays

Bible Study

Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Punta Gorda Campus, Childcare available.
Ongoing group.
Leader: Samuel Hay, usmcbunker@yahoo.com
Join us as we study the book of Acts.

Run for God (5K - The Challenge)

Thursdays, 6:00 PM, North Port Campus, Childcare available.
New Group begins 8/22/19.
Leader: Deborah Humble, dhumble527@gmail.com
This group promotes a passion to follow the Lord, make healthy life choices, and obtain some personal success in an inclusive and supportive environment. Run 4 God coaching techniques and principles suit anyone who wants to learn to run or improve upon your current run plan. We will be looking to take beginners and build a love for running. For those already running, we will take you to new heights. Decide how you want to improve and we will help you get there.

Thursdays, 6:00 PM, Punta Gorda Campus, Childcare available.
New Group begins 8/22/19.
Leader: Gabrielle Reineck, gabriellereineck@gmail.com
This group promotes a passion to follow the Lord, make healthy life choices, and obtain some personal success in an inclusive and supportive environment.  Run 4 God coaching techniques and principles suit anyone who wants to learn to run or improve upon your current run plan.  We will be looking to take beginners and build a love for running. For those already running, we will take you to new heights.  Decide how you want to improve and we will help you get there. 


VARIOUS TIMES

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Various Times and Locations to be announced. Childcare not available.
Leaders: Rob Cox, robnrita@yahoo.com, Jim Rainer, jprainer93@gmail.com, Joe Wineland, ljwcaw@hotmail.com
Do you like to ride motorcycles in fellowship with other Christians? We will notify you of our outings. Hope you will join us!

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Adult Singles Activity Group

Various Times and Locations to be announced. Childcare not available.
Ongoing group.
Leaders: Jenny Mulligan, jenny-mulligan@comcast.net; Tina Dean
Join us for monthly get-togethers where we can build friendships through fellowship opportunities.