Fall 2019 Small Groups

Sep 11, 2019 | 0 comments

Fall 2019 Small Groups
If you would like to visit any of StoneBridge’s open small groups, email Matt Nelson at Matt@stonebridgemarietta.org with the group you would like to visit and he will connect you with the group leader.   

4 Questions Marietta, led by Ben & Carolyn Smallwood
Mondays 7-8:30pm at 164 building upstairs in offices, with childcare:
We study a passage of scripture together each week, focusing on answering four questions about it: 1. What does it teach us about God? 2. What does it teach us about ourselves? 3. What stands out to you? 4. What can we put into practice/ take away?

Authentic Manhood, led by Marc Hunt
Fridays 6:00-7:30am at StoneBridge overflow room:
We are a group of men studying the Word to grow into the husbands, fathers, employees, and friends.  We enjoy fellowship and lots of coffee and get together for bonding time with our families periodically.

Dead to Be Read, led by Dave & Liz Hansen
Mondays, 6:30-8 at StoneBridge overflow room, with childcare:
We read and discuss a variety of classic books and short stories from Christian authors whose work and wisdom has stood the test of time. (Past their own expiration date!) Our gatherings include discussion time, as well as a time to share, encourage and pray for each other. You can read in advance, listen to the audio, or just show up on Mondays and jump in. Authors range from C.S. Lewis and Graham Greene to Flannery O’Connor and Henri Nouwen. We’ll lead off this fall with a devilishly-good classic: The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis).

Discipleship and Dessert, led by Brad and Sierra Waller
Location: Waller’s House:
Every month, we meet for a potluck lunch at our house the first Sunday of the month. Then, one Thursday night a month all the men meet together, and on another Thursday night all the ladies meet together.  Come join us for discipleship and dessert! 

Discovering Jesus’ Amazing Stories, led by Mark Kelly 
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm at 166 upstairs at StoneBridge, with childcare:
This men’s group will focus on 10 powerful stories Jesus told — stories that challenge status quo ideas of what it means to be a Christian. A couple of these stories you may never even have heard before! We use the Discovery Bible Study questions to guide our exploration, so no “homework” expected.

Following Jesus Together, led by Melissa Wilkins

Thursdays – 6:30-8pm, at StoneBridge Overflow Room, with childcare:
Following Jesus Together meets on Thursday at 6:30 to 8:00. We will be doing a sermon study. We are a group of women who are walking this journey of faith together thru encouragement, prayer, service and lots of laughter. We will start on Thursday sept 19th. Looking forward to getting to know you. 

Friday Small Group, led by Ann Purcell
Fridays – 6:30-8:30pm at 164 at StoneBridge, with childcare:
Our group is open to any age who wants to join as we aim to reCONNECT with God & each other as the StoneBridge family. We will have a pot-luck dinner, time to grow spiritually & focus on prayer time together each week.

I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) Book Study, led by Susan Coley
Tuesdays 7pm – Location TBD:
“No shouting. No insults. Plenty of nuance”.  So begins each episode of “Pantsuit Politics”, the podcast in which co-hosts Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers learn and model how to listen and dialogue as Christians, in our divided country. In this study of their new book, I THINK YOU’RE WRONG (BUT I’M LISTENING): A GUIDE TO GRACE-FILLED POLITICAL CONVERSATIONS, women with diverse political perspectives are invited to explore how to have calm, grace-filled conversations with one another and others – by putting relationship before policy and understanding before argument.

Loving God & Loving People, led by Stephen and Jackie Smith
Mondays 6:30-8:30pm at 166 upstairs, with childcare:
Growing in intimacy with Jesus and discovering the unique purpose you were created for.  Come join us every Monday night in building 166 upstairs at StoneBridge. 

Married with Under 5s, led by Justin and Cat White
Mondays 6:30-8pm at 164 at StoneBridge, with childcare:
We are a group of men and women who pray, encourage, and laugh through this hair pulling, heart fulfilling, stage of life. Once a month we have a pot luck/game night and we rotate weekly meeting as men, women, and whole group. During our time together we worship, read the word, discuss the sermon, and pray for one another.

Mom to Mom, led by Ruth Allen Bryant
Tuesdays – 9:15 – 11:30am at 164 building at StoneBridge, with childcare:
StoneBridge Mom’s Group is a great place to meet other moms. We spend time visiting, reading and talking about scripture, and praying together. Our group is always open and you can join anytime. We would love to have you join us!

Parents of Middle & High Schoolers, led by Mary Lyn and Mark Huffman
5-7pm at 164 upstairs in offices:
The small group for parents of middle and high schoolers at StoneBridge is a time for parents to meet at the church while their students are meeting for youth from 5-7pm on Sunday evenings. We study a book on Christian parenting and share prayer request for our teens. This year we are studying the book The Five Love Languages of Teenagers by Gary Chapman and would love for any interested parents to join us.

Walk Through The Gospels, led by Forrest Shealy
Sundays 8 – 9am in 166 building upstairs, with childcare:
We meet at 08:00 Sunday morning with child care available to listen, discuss, and pray through the gospels. You may use references as you desire, and study is encouraged, but your honest listening and leading of the gospels are our primary tools. Frank discussion; honest questions and observations, and hunger for the truth that is the presence of God is what we are after. Fast pace highlighting what grabbed your attention.

 Walking Together, led by Jeff Ammar
Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30pm – Overflow Room, with childcare:
Our small group, Walking Together, will be building community as we walk through life and scripture together. Come join us every Wednesday in the overflow room at StoneBridge starting September 25th.

Fortier’s Young Adult Small Group, led by Andrew & Sydney Fortier 
Sundays 5-7pm – location varies: 
Come join our community of 22 – 28 year olds as we study the Bible and spend time together every Sunday night.

Waites’ Young Adult Small Group, led by Adam & Averi Waites
Starts Monday September 23rd, 7:30-9:00pm – Waites’ House:
Come join our community of 22 – 28 year olds as we study the Bible and spend time together every Monday night starting on September 23rd.  


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