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Growth groups and Study Groups are a great way to connect with other people in your church while also strengthening your relationship with Jesus Christ. These groups usually meet for 6-8 weeks in the spring and fall.


Sunday, January 14 - March 18, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.: "Acts in Action" - Bible Study focusing on the Book of Acts. Bring your favorite Bible & join in studying Acts and applying it to our daily lives. Taught by Cheryl Epperson. Location: Rm LL33, Bldg 2.

Sundays & Thursdays, January 14 - February 22: "The Genius of American Religion" The six-week course is an overview of the history of Faiths in the New World & how they work together (or not) in a unique diverse culture. Included are topics on colonial religion, the US Constitution and Faiths, circuit riders, cults along the Erie Canal, warning signs when religion becomes evil and religion and responsibility in America. Jim Brewster, retired UM pastor, former adjunct instructor, “Ancient Messiahs and Modern Cults” at UNCW will teach the classes. Sunday classes are at 9:45 a.m., Room 35, lower level, Bldg 2. An identical session will be on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m., same room. It is not necessary to pre-register. Contact:, or 910.431.0382.

Every other Thursday, beginning February 15, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.: Join us for James: Mercy Triumphs, an 8-week bible study by Beth Moore. We will meet in the Library (Rm 25, Bldg 1) every other Thursday beginning Feb 15th excluding Holy Week. Please register by Feb 8th to Carol Ferry, 910.326.4822 or This is a DVD based study with a book.