Catalog - Fall 2023
Group 1 - Contemporary Challenges Facing Christians
Christians are under siege by the immoral and unscriptural practices and beliefs in our society today. This study will help us develop the Biblical worldview needed to live in this world while being set apart from it. And, to equip us to handle political and societal challenges in the workplace or schools. This is a great group for adults and teens.
Location: Sumner Area (First Meeting at the Building)
Meeting Day/Time: Mondays at 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Facilitator: Mike Franklin
Group 2 - Serving My Brother and Sister in Christ
This group will organize acts of service for shut-ins, the sick, and others with various needs, as well as facilitate the growth of relationships within the church and community. This group is a great group for kids and will keep them involved in activities they can do as well.
Location: Angela's House (Bonney Lake Area)
Meeting Day/Time: Sundays - 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Facilitators: Harold Cook, Sue Cook, Angela Suddeth
Type: Everyone (Especially kids)
Group 3 - How to Teach a Conversion Class
This group will focus on what to do once someone agrees to sit down and talk with you about the truth. We will look at the most effective soul-winning approaches and techniques. You will learn how to comfortably have a discussion with people whether they are unchurched, denominational, or atheists. You will be given handouts with specific Bible verses and useful questions. Focus on treating people with great honor and kindness to keep their spirits open to learning. Anyone, including new Christians, can effectively lead people to the Lord. Be prepared the next time the opportunity to share the gospel arrives!
Location: Bonney Lake or Sumner Area
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesdays - 6:30 to 7:30 PM (May change based on participants' needs)
Facilitator: Mike Brenneman
Group 4 - SYA: Sumner Young Adults
SYA - Where life gets figured out. Our young adult generation is facing more pressures & challenges every day. Having bible studies with young adults can provide guidance & insight on how to navigate life & live to the fullest. These studies offer a safe environment for young adults to share problems, build confidence, explore questions, and build relationships
Location: The Brenneman's House (Kent Area)
Meeting Day/Time: Saturdays - 6:00 to 7:00 PM (Every Other Week)
Facilitator: Johnathan Burt
Type: Young Adults (Late Teens - 30)
Group 5 - Crazy Love
Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts—it's falling in love with God. This group will read through the book “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan in their quest to light a fire within themselves for God.
Location: The Sousa's House (Bonney Lake Area)
Meeting Day/Time: Thursdays - 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Facilitators: Scott and Jenny Sousa
Group 6 - Singing with the Spirit and Understanding: Song Practice and Improvement
In this group, you'll practice and learn all four parts (alto, tenor, bass, soprano) of the songs we know already and learn new, encouraging songs. Focus on making our worship service on Sunday a sweet aroma to God.
Location: The Ward's House (Puyallup Area)
Meeting Day/Time: Sundays - 2:00 to 3:00 PM (Every Other Week)
Facilitators: Joel and Llana Ward