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We want everyone at Glendale Christian Church (GCC) to be part of a small group. We believe lasting, life changes happen best in the context of community, which is why small groups are an important part of who we are at GCC. In these groups, people study God’s Word, discuss real-life issues, pray, genuinely learn to care for one another and share together. Small groups consist of 5 to 25+ people who meet at the church or in homes across Springfield and the surrounding area. We have groups for men, women, couples, singles and students.
Breakfast Club has various teachers and topics each week. This class is making connections and is the only adult class to meet at 8:45.
An 11:00 class for young adults is Builders. It is taught by Jeff Kallenberger and their current study is an apologetics video series.
Children of Light, a class taught by Dan Marquis, is currently going through the New Testament book of Matthew. The class meets at 9:45.
Cornerstone class is currently studying the New Testament book of Mark. The teacher for this class is Jeff Bryant. They meet at 9:45.
The Family Focus group meets at 11:00. Adam Harshman is the coordinator for this class, and they have rotating teachers and topics each month.
Fellowship of Believers is taught by Ken Jones and this class is studying the book of Ezra. Class time is 9:45.
Living Stones is a class taught by Linda Marquis. Join them at 11:00 as they study the Old Testament book of Isaiah.
Our newest adult Bible class, The Word, is taught by John Tarbet and meets at 11:00. Their current study is out of the books of Timothy.
Seekers class is taught by Janice Adams. At the current time, they are doing a Chronological Study on the Life of Jesus at the 9:45 time slot.
All single moms are invited to attend S.m.i.l.e.s.–Single Moms in Life Encouraging Strength in Christ. This group meets at 11:00 on Sunday mornings.
The Sunshine class is taught by Barb Anderson and is for adults with special learning needs. They meet at the 11:00 Bible class time.
Wednesdays at GCC are Life Groups for Families nights, where we offer something for everyone!
Our infants – 5th grade youth have a blast as they find out how God can show up in their lives!
Our 6th – 12th grade youth meet in the LOFT for Elevate. This is a great place for them to hang out for an evening of fun, food, games, student-led worship, a message founded in the Bible and for discussion groups.
Adults have a variety of classes from which to choose as they learn more about Christ and ways to share His love with those around them. Feel free to contact the church for more information.
A group of women meet in a home at 9:00 on Wednesday mornings. They are in a Priscilla Shirer study entitled Armor of God.
A Thursday study for our ladies meets at the church at 9:00 a.m. They are doing the same Priscilla Shirer study, Armor of God.
A Pilates and Core Barre class meets on Monday nights at 5:30 and focuses on keeping our minds and bodies healthy. Nutrition, Bible study and prayer are incorporated into each class. Space is limited. They are currently on a break until fall. Contact the church for details.
Ironman Men’s Group meets on Fridays at 6:15 a.m. in room 207, where they dig a little deeper into God’s Word each week. All men are invited to join this group.
Everyone is welcome to join a group that meets on Wednesday nights at 6:30 in the home of Earl and Jeannie Bryant. The lesson leader is Ken Jones as they study the Old Testament book of Daniel.
Gene and Jo Anne Waite host a Tuesday night study in their home at 7 p.m. They are in a Ray Vander Laan DVD study on the Life and Ministry of the Messiah.
Mike Huddleston leads a group in the home of Phil and Cheryl Davis every other Wednesday night at 6:30 as they study a Max Lucado book, Ten Women of the Bible.
Another group meets in the home of Ed and Judy Miller every other Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in a study of Proverbs.
Jim and Barb Anderson host a group at their home in Willard on Thursday nights at 6:45.
Those who are Young Professionals or college age are invited to be part of a 6:15 Wednesday night fellowship and study at the church building.
During the times colleges are in session, a great group of young adults or those who are college-age gather for special events planned just for them. For more information, contact Mitchell Scott (417.343.2164).