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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 classes 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 7:00-8:00pm - October 14 through November 11th

Where: Indianola First Sanctuary


As we know, just because you give your life to Jesus doesn't mean life stops happening. You still face struggles both from within you and outside circumstances. The good news is that Jesus meant for you to live above those struggles. In John 10:10 He says that He came to give us life to it's fullest! Maybe you've tried to walk that path and have failed, or maybe you never started that path to begin with. There's hope. In this class we will explore why we tend to get spiritually "stuck" sometimes, why we fail and we will dig into the path that the bible lays out for us on how to live in that place of winning in the Christian life.

When: Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm - October 14 through November 18th

Where: Indianola First Fireside Room


Welcome to Indianola First! Connections Class is your 101 to everything about Indianola First Church. You get to know who we are, where we come from, and where we are headed. This class is designed to do more than just acquaint you with the church however, Connections is also a place where we can get to know you and your story. The classes are small in size, giving you up -close access to our lead pastor, Pastor Barry. You'll get a chance to hear his heart and learn about him through your time together. When you've left Connections you will have learned about the church and it's leadership and how you fit into this awesome family of Jesus followers that we call Indianola First!



When: Wednesday 6:30 - 9:00pm (Phase 1), 6:30-8:00pm (Phase 3) - September 30th through December 16th

Where: Lower Level of Indianola First


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.