Small Groups

Arlington Small Groups

Do you feel plugged in at church?  Do you know the people who worship with you each Sunday?  Do you want to become more involved but don’t know where to start?  Then Small Groups are a good place to begin.  Whether you wish to lead one or participate in one, these events offer you a chance to become more involved with the Arlington Church Family. 

Currently, we have 7 small groups that meet regularly throughout the week.  Small groups are one of the most important aspects of our spiritual life because they allow us to grow closer together as a family of God.  They encourage us to study the Bible and challenge one another, pray together, get to know those we attend with, and share in our struggles and successes.  We hope that you will take a look at what is currently being offered and be inspired to either attend a group or begin a new one. 

Should you have any questions about this area of our worship, please use the CONTACT US link above.  We will respond as quickly as possible.

Sunday Groups

Barbour Small Group – Sunday, 4:00 pm

Barbour SGThis group, open and diverse in membership, studies and discusses the Bible to build and reinforce Christian community among members.  Contact person: Galen Barbour.

Barbour Small Group – Sunday, 5:00 p.m.

Sunday EveningThe curriculum utilized by the group varies, but most often centers around a book or biblically based study guide. The format for the group includes an emphasis on discussion, group involvement and prayer – with a portion of the time allotted to sharing prayer re- quests. The group is open to all and our hope is to continue building a supportive community environment for a diverse mixture of folks from all stages of life. Contact person: April Barbour.

Taylor STaylormall Group – Sunday, 6:00 p.m.

This group is open to everyone and focuses on building stronger relationships between members through fellowship, prayer and Bible study.  The group is currently going through an 8-10 week study entitled “Follow” that discusses and analyzes the commands and results from Jesus’ command for others to follow him.

Contact person: Robin Taylor 

 

Weekly Groups and Classes

Women’s Bible Study – Tuesday Mornings, 10:30 a.m.

This women’s small group meets for textual Bible Study and prayer on Tuesday mornings during the school year.  Our Winter 2017 study is  “The Great I Am”, a study of what God’s declarations about himself tell us about him and our relationship to him.  Our Spring study will be on finding wisdom and serenity through prayer.  The group goes out to lunch together after the study about once a month.

Contact person: Claudia Randolph

Monthly Reading Circle – Usually the Second Tuesday of the Month, 7:00 p.m.

small-tues-readMembers of this group select, read separately and then discuss together books about spiritual matters. The group’s membership is more fluid than other groups, and most of its members also participate in weekly small groups. They meet by appointment.

Contact person: Lamar Reinsch

Day 4 (Wednesday Evening), 7:30 p.m.

wednesday-eveningThis small group is currently going through a study of Deuteronomy, using the stories and lessons within to provide a better understanding of what it means to live under the rule of God and a part of his community.  All are welcome and class duration is monitored for completion in one hour.

Contact person: Clayton Tune

Young Adult Small Group – Wednesday Evenings

This group is for young professionals, both singles and couples, looking to connect and build friendships with people at a similar stage of life. We meet weekly for fellowship and a spiritually-focused discussion.  Because of busy schedules we update our meeting times each week.  We also rotate our location monthly, so please get in touch with one of our contact people for details.

Contact person: Elizabeth Shrad

Friday 1st Fellowship and Study – Every First Friday of the Month, 7:00 p.m. (Except Holiday Weekends)

Too busy to commit to a weekly small group?  Can’t commit to a study group because it’s always hard to find a babysitter?  Are you only in the area for a short TDY, in school, or constantly on travel for work?  This monthly study group is for you.  It’s a time for food and fellowship, songs of worship, and bible study that encourages the soul.  Every 1st Friday of the month, with the exception of holiday weekends, we meet at the church in Room #25, lower level, South Wing from 7:00-8:15 p.m. (“an hour and some change”).  We start with fellowship and songs, and close with bible study, discussion, and prayer.  Child care is provided.  Check us out on CCB for study topics.

Contact person:Ray and Vanessa Hall at fellowship123study@gmail.com.

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