Young Professionals

This group is designed for young adults and working professionals who desire to engage with others as we navigate through the emerging state of adulthood. We discuss topics related to faith and life, and we grow in community together through fellowship, discussion, and prayer. Emphasis is also placed on reaching the lost in our community and workplaces, and serving our church and local community.Come join us if you are looking for a group of young adults to connect, grow, and engage with!

When: Thursdays at 7pm
Where: Off Campus
Who: Singles, Couples, Males, Females, 24-30 years old, Young adults

Childcare: No
Contact: Kenny & Diane Jarvis

Seeking Justice

This Discipling Community is a group of couples at a stage of life where there is time and means to give back. We does it look like to engage and make a Christ-like difference in our community? We are like-minded followers of Jesus seeking to understand and redemptively engage families locked in the cycle of poverty.

Where: Off Campus home
When: On hiatus for summer
Who: Couples, 50s-60s

Childcare: Is not available
Contact: Doug Conkle (706) 244-7274

The Crowd

A Discipling Community for those post high school and college aged (but you don’t have to be a college student) to facilitate community, support, accountability, biblical principles, and mentoring in order to partner with and prepare to be Christ-followers in today's world. Build relationships, dig into God's Word, and enjoy snacks as you connect, grow, and engage as disciples.

Where: Off Campus home
When: Sunday at 6pm
Who: Male, Female, College aged

Childcare: Is not available
Contact: Gary & Diane Russell, (440) 344-6208

Couples + Kids

A Discipling Community for families to challenge and spur each other on in their Christian walk built around community and spiritual growth. Meeting twice a month, at least one of those times will include the kids actively participating.

When: Twice a month, various times.
Where: Varying location
Who: Couples, Families

Childcare: Contact group for more information
Contact: Forest & Sarah Schell, (706) 716-9469

Intentional Living

Join with others to explore faithful living and presence in our culture through teaching, video, small group discussion and prayer. What does it mean to be relevant and intentional in our workplace, families, and spheres of influence as disciples? Come as a couple or individual to grow as a disciple.

When: Sundays at 10:45am
Where: Family Life Center, Room 212
Who: Anyone

Childcare: via Sunday School class for children
Contact: Chris Vena, 706-630-0660

Iron Men

This Discipling Community is a group of men who meet together to see what the Bible says about God and faith in our culture. We seek to bridge the gap between God and everyday life to fully know the love of Christ and apply this foundation daily in every aspect of life. This group is primarily for men in the beginning or in the midst of the their family raising and professional years. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Where: Family Life Center, Room 212
When: Sundays at 9am
Who: Men, 20s-30s, 30s-40s, 40s-50s

Childcare: Is not available
Contact: Andy Burkhart, 706-491-7293

The Grateful Dead

A Discipling Community for couples focused on growing in Christ, growing together, and growing in ministry. This group is about leadership development as well as the social and spiritual development for future ministry in the local church and worldwide via relational discipleship through case study discussion and the scriptures. 

When: Wednesdays at 7pm
Where: at First Alliance
Who: Couples, late 20s - 40s

Childcare: Is available via Awana
Contact: Scott Borderud, 913-683-5015

Friends

This community is geared for women who may not have friends/family in the area or who need to make a friend. Connect with other women through a time of devotion, prayer, fellowship, food, and building Christ-centered relationship while enjoying board games together. After all, a merry heart does good like a medicine.

When: 4th Friday of the month at Noon
Where: Fellowship Hall at First Alliance Church
Who: Women of all ages

Childcare: No
Contact: Laraine Betts

Women's Bible Study

A Discipling Community for women the meets weekly and is focused on Bible study through both learning and discussion. In addition, this intergenerational group fosters connection via relationship, fellowship, and supporting one another in prayer and action.

When: Wednesdays at 7pm
Where: Library in the Worship Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Awana
Contact: Joyce Griffin, (706-491-0063), Sharon Crosby

Albright Home Group

A Discipling Community for any age and stage of life with a focus on developing as disciples through prayer, study, discussion, and fellowship. Connect with others, be more connected with the church, and be encouraged to daily walk well with Christ as disciples . 

When: on hiatus for summer
Where: Off Campus home
Who: Couples, Singles, Men, Women, Any age

Childcare: Not Available
Contact: Keith McElroy, (706) 244-0474

High School Discipling Communities

High School Discipling Community Groups meet on Sunday evenings at 6pm. The is one group for high school boys and 2 groups for high school girls. These groups provide a more personal setting for open and honest discussion, teaching, growth as a disciple, and community based on the unchanging truths of God's Word.

When: Sundays @ 6pm
Where: Family Life Center
Who: High School Youth

Contact: Forest Schell

Middle School Discipling Communities

Middle School Discipling Community Groups meet on Sunday evenings at 6pm. There are two groups, one for boys and one for girls, designed to provide a more personal setting for open and honest discussion, spiritual growth as a disciple, and relationship building. The discussion and teaching is grounded in the Bible.

When: Sundays at 6pm
Where: Family Life Center
Who: Middle School Youth

Contact: Forest Schell

Bible Coffee Fellowship

A Discipling Community for women of all ages that is a forum of coffee and community to dig into the realities of Scripture and how to make it personal while building women up in the faith and equipping them to "pass it on."

When: Tuesdays at 9:30am
Where: Library
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available
Contact: Carol Borderud (913) 240-9072

Ladies' Sunday Community

A women's community exploring what it means to live as a godly woman being nurtured by God’s Word and relationship with others. Explore the lives of the Women of the Bible through teaching, prayer, and group discussion. You will not only be challenged, but be encouraged to live fully as a daughter of God with full commitment to follow Jesus.

When: Sundays at 10:45a,
Where: Room 217 in the Family Life Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Ann Hemminger (706) 244-1163

Digging Deep

Join with others in digging deep into the Word of God to see what can be learned from the lives, challenges, and successes of various Old Testament Bible characters and how the Lord can still speak to us today through their stories.

When: Sundays @ 10:45am
Where: Room 211 in the Family Life Center
Who: Anyone, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: John Schultz

S.E.A.N.

A community built on the S.E.A.N. series that empowers people for whole-life discipleship, mission, and ministry. Explore in depth the Life of Christ as conveyed in Matthew and Acts, gain a deeper knowledge of our Savior and how the entire Scripture relates to Him, and grow as a disciple who can help others grow in Christ.

When: Sundays at 10:45am
Where: Room 202 in the Family Life Center
Who: Multi-generational, Anyone

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Dale Garside

Women's Bible Community

Women of all ages are invited to look at the Bible with fresh eyes. What do the stories in the Gospel of Mark say, why do they matter, and how do they apply to the issues and concerns of today. Come be challenged by God's Word as you grow with one another while looking beyond to the world.

When: Sundays at 10:45am
Where: Room 136 in the Family Life Center
Who: Women, Multi-generational

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Jeannie Burkhart

Story Thru the Bible

A community for men where we look at the writings of the Bible with fresh eyes. While not perfect, the Bible validates the life and faithfulness of Moses. Lessons drawn from the life of Moses can result in a greater love for God, a deeper commitment to obeying Christ, and a life evidenced by directing people to Christ. What‘s God’s story, what's our story, and how do they intersect?

When: Sundays at 10:45am
Where: Room 133 in the Family Life Center
Who: Men of all generations

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: Jarvis Crosby

Classic Community

Through a survey of each book, discover how the Bible fits all together to tell the story of God's love in this Sunday School Community. Via presentation and discussion, see how the themes, outlines, and unique stories of each book form the overall message of the Bible and enable us to live as disciples. Gain fresh insights whether you know a little or a lot about the Bible in this group for all ages as you take a New Look at the Old Book.

When: Sundays at 10:45am
Where: Multi-Purpose Room of the Family Life Center
Who: Anyone

Childcare: Available via Children's Sunday School
Contact: David Reese, (706) 244-0225