Growth Groups

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To be living is to be growing. In the Christian life, growth is part of God's plan to fulfill the potential He has placed in us. That's why we offer classes called "Growth Groups," these transformational classes cover topics that range from theology to parenting and everything in between. Our classes meet on Wednesday nights at various times throughout the year. You can find the current Growth Groups listed down below. If you would like to sign up for a class, or have any questions about them. Feel free to fill out the form below.

When: Wednesday August 23rd - September 27th

Where: CAC

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Cost: No Cost

Facilitator: Brad Money

Many Christians—from the CEO to the teacher to the stay-at-home mom—spend a great deal of time working and yet do not realize how their work intersects with their faith. They compartmentalize their faith to Sunday morning and see the rest of their week as having little to do with their walk with God. Scripture, however, makes no division between the sacred and secular parts of our lives. God gives us our work, talent and skills so that through them we might worship Him.

This six-part Bible study resource will challenge all of us to consider the reason God calls us to work. It will cause you to consider why He may have you in your current position and encourage you to look beyond how your job makes you feel and see purpose and significance in your work.

Through powerful biblical teaching, real-life documentary stories and engaging video illustrations, this series will help us understand the biblical mandate for work. We have been called to work with excellence, integrity, and diligence, and our careers are opportunities to be on mission for Christ in the marketplace. God gives us great potential for impact on our families, churches, communities and the world through the blessing of our work.

When: Wednesday August 23rd - September 27th

Where: Fireside Room

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Cost: No Cost

Facilitator: Leslie Scavo

In the first few pages of the Bible, we learn that man was made in the image and likeness of God. But what does that really mean and what are the implications of that to you as a follower of Jesus? The Imageo Dei is a biblical concept that has been grappled with for millennia. David the psalmist, as he reflects upon this truth, cries out “what is man that you are mindful of him and the son of man that You care for him? For You have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and You have crowned him with glory and honor. You have made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet.” Amazing!!

In this series we will explore how Jesus as the 2nd Adam and the perfect Image of God fit into the biblical narrative of the Imageo Dei. The arrival of the kingdom of God, and the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus frees us to be the kind of human we were always meant to be but have failed to be. It is like a divine reset! We are created for purpose and destined for glory! Let’s begin!

When: Wednesday August 23rd - September 27th

Where: Conference Room

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Cost: No Cost

Facilitator: Pastor Barry Hill

Curious about Indianola First? Connections is for you! In this class you will get introduced to the Indianola First community. You'll explore the history, vision and core values of our church. As an added bonus, you'll get up close and personal with our Lead Pastor as he shares his heart and calling for Indianola First. This class isn't just about introducing the church to you, it's also about you having the opportunity to introduce yourself to our church community and find where you fit in!

When: August 30th - November 15th

Where: Lower Level of Indianola First

Time: Wednesday 6:30 - 9:00pm/Sunday 1:00 - 3:30pm

Cost: $50

Are you feeling spiritually stuck?

Do you often find yourself thinking, “There must be more”? The Ultimate Journey will help you identify the areas where you are struggling and assist you toward a deeper relationship with God so that you can experience the fullness of the incredible relationship, he wants to have with you.

Has something happened that is holding you back?

Is there something in your life you don’t know how to “get over” or “get past”? Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or addiction? Have you experienced emotional, physical, or sexual abuse? Were you abandoned? Are you the casualty of a divorce? Did someone close to you die? You’re not alone. There is hope. The Ultimate Journey will help you identify and work through your past while preparing you for an abundantly successful future. The Ultimate Journey teaches a new way of looking at yourself.

Are difficulties in your life negatively affecting the people around you?

Do you ever say or do something and then ask yourself, “Why did I do that? Is that the kind of person I want to be?” Do you find yourself hurting the very people you love the most? Unfortunately, hurting people often hurt people. You don’t have to be a slave to your emotions or circumstances any longer. The Ultimate Journey is ready to guide you toward the freedom you’ve been looking for.

The Ultimate Journey is comprised of 3 separate phases (each 13 weeks in length). Various phases will be running in the fall and spring, so check back on this page to stay updated.