Grow Groups


We believe you can't do life alone.

Are you looking for a way to get connected to other people in our church? If you want to grow in your relationship with Jesus and take next steps, you need people surrounding you to encourage you, challenge you, and be there for you. Groups are a great opportunity for you to get connected to our church and take your relationship with God to the next level! 

Engage in meaningful relationships by doing life together. Be a part of each others lives and be on a mission together. It is in the context of these groups that genuine community and growth begins to happen.

Groups are all about people taking next steps together. We offer groups for: studentsmen & women, singles, married couples, parents, etc. Some groups are for a specific age range, while others are open to all. 

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Here is a list of the current groups for the Fall 2017 Semester:

Wednesday Evening Groups: 6:30pm-8:00pm

All Wednesday Evening groups provide childcare through our Wednesday evening children’s and youth ministries. You are able to begin joining any group, at any time, as long as they have not met their max capacity.


Starting at 5:45, every Wednesday, make your life easier and participate in fellowship by having dinner as a family and with friends, here at church. For just $2 per person, you and your family can enjoy a home cooked meal and some time together before the fun of Grow Groups and children’s ministry begins! Dinner is served in the Fellowship Hall. We will make menu’s available via email when possible.


Sanctuary: Practical Applications of Scripture

Open to all


Led by Larry and Carolyn Campbell, this group will learn and discuss how to apply scriptural truths to our modern day decision making. This class encourages scripture reading, application, questions and interactive participation. Larry and Carolyn have been pastors and missionaries for over 49 years. Their wisdom and ability to communicate in a fun, engaging way, will have you coming back week after week!

For more info:


Max capacity: 350



Fireside Room: Marriage Elements

For Married Couples


Led by Brent and Jill Katzenberger, over the course of this study, God’s word will become the perfect guide through the peaks and valleys as married couples. Our marriages, as Christians, ought to thrive, not merely survive. Join us as we dig into this study consisting of both DVD and discussion time, along with personal stories and so much more. Let’s roll up our sleeves and get to work because marriage really matters!

For more info:


Max capacity: none



Room 302: 12 Women of the Bible: Practical Teaching to Help Women Better Understand Our Own Story

Women 18 years -108 years


Our very own Dawn Squire-Hart is at it again, leading another incredible study! These life changing stories are for women today! This practical teaching will help us better understand our own stories. This study is authentic and fresh and will challenge you to become real women, with real faith. You are invited to come as you are, with a desire to draw near to God and find lasting contentment in God’s truth. Workbook/Study guide will need to be purchased for $10.

For more info:


Max capacity: none



Room 301: “You’ll Get Through This”: Hope and Help For Your Turbulent Times

Open to all


Led by Mike and Pauline Condon. The news is devastating: A broken relationship, the betrayal of a close friend, a terrible accident, a bad medical report, the loss of a job… In this group we will look at the life of Joseph and use the book “You’ll Get Through This,” by Max Lucado to find hope and help when facing the turbulent times. The book is available online for $5.99.

For more info:


Max capacity: 15


Room 401: Two Girls and a Truffle

Girls 18+


Kathy Fleisher and Heather Anthony come together to offer you a class full of fun, laughter and solid, applicable teaching. How did two girls lose a combined total of over 120 pounds by eating truffles? Join us on this 11 week journey to freedom from yo-yo dieting through commitment and surrender. We will apply biblical principles using a simple approach of healthy eating and embracing physical activity without the pressure of deprivation. No monthly fees. No gym memberships. No special equipment. No dieting. No gimmicks.

For more info: or


Max capacity: 15


Room 402: Our New Beginnings

Divorced Women


Phyllis Ruud, has felt led to lead a class for those going through divorce recovery. We think of the woman in the Bible that had been bleeding for years, this had a profound impact in her life on several levels …. physically, socially and emotionally. But, she had enough faith to quietly reach out to touch Jesus’ robe. As He felt power leave Him, He turned and said, “Daughter, your faith has healed you.” She received and intimate healing that changed her life.


Divorce impacts us on many levels, also. At times, the pain is so deep it is difficult to reach for his robe by ourselves. During those times, we need others that love and support. Join us as we share, pray together, and rejoice as we see God restore peace, joy, healthy emotions and reveal new direction and purpose in our lives.

“You Can Survive Divorce” by Jon Grice, $14.99- Amazon (optional)

For more info: 


Max capacity: none


Room 403: The Gathering

Open to all


Chad Sundberg is at it again! Leading a group that invites community, relational and spiritual growth. Join this group for 1 week or for the entire semester! At the start of each group, we will connect for 10 minutes through a variety of activities. We will then discuss the sermon (from the previous week) in depth. We will finish with prayer and praises! Hope to see you there!

For more info:


Max capacity: none


Room 404: Soul Detox

Open to all


Brian Andrews has stepped into obedience, leading a group through a book that has transformed his life. Every day, there are many toxic things out there that we come in contact with and we become “soulsick.” Resourcing the book ‘Soul Detox’ we will look into this and navigate through what leads to and work our way out of the “soulsickness.”

For more info:


Max capacity: 15


Room 405: Redeemed and Restored Marriage

Young Married/Engaged couples


Adam and Joanie Wegman are leading this fellowship/discussion group for young couples. The focus is on the purity in marriage and how to navigate through the troublesome seasons. Those participating should be willing to be open, vulnerable and ready to hear a real story of God’s redemption in marriage; ready to explore the biblical purpose and implication of marriage as a born again Christian.

For more info:


Max capacity: 20 people/10 couples


Room 406 (former Love Cupboard room): Single Mom’s Group

Single Mom’s


Join Niki Wenzler, in a group specifically designed for single mothers. In this group, you will find discussion and support as you navigate through the ups and downs of single motherhood. Resources such as books by Louie Giglio, DVD’s and the book “Single Parenting that Works,” will be used. We are looking for a solid married couple to also offer support and counsel, as we journey through this together.

For more info:





Birth through 3 years and potty trained

We offer top notch childcare for your little one. Small snacks are offered and your child will play and be loved on while you attend your group. We are also looking for parents to take one or two Wednesdays, throughout the semester to aide with providing adequate, consistent care.

For more info:


Max capacity: 5 children per volunteer



3 years -5 years old


Rainbows is our Wednesday night ministry for children 3-5 years old. We have an amazing team of seasoned volunteers running our Rainbows class. The Rainbow’s pledge reads, “As a Rainbow, I will be a good helper, pleasing Jesus every day.” Your pre-schooler learns God’s word through simple scripture memorization, crafts and stories. They build relationships that will follow them as they grow throughout our various ministries. As with most children’s ministries, we are always looking for committed volunteers! If you are interested in serving or have questions about this ministry please contact Joan at


Max capacity: 10 children per volunteer




Girls K-5th


Mpact Girls Club is a program for winning girls to Jesus Christ through love and acceptance. Mpact Clubs provide an environment of support and accountability while helping girls to develop their gifts and abilities. In addition, girls build lifelong relationships with mentors who encourage girls to be spiritual leaders.

For more info: Joan at


Max capacity: none


Royal Rangers

Boys K-5th


Royal Rangers is an activity based ministry for school age boys, using the power of mentorship, discipleship and “manly” activities to help grow our boys into strong Christian men. Royal Rangers participates in many campouts, and other outdoor activities, as well as learn applicable skills for the real world.

For more info: Chuck Gifford


Max capacity: none


Ever.Green Youth Ministries

Students 6th – 12th grades


Pastor Hayden and his team bring a relationship with Jesus to life at Ever.Green Youth Ministries. Your student is engaged with relationship building activities, small groups, corporate worship and large group teaching. Besides Wednesday nights, Ever.Green routinely has extra activities such as Minnesota Youth Convention, Friday night activities, camps and retreats.

For more info:


Max capacity: none




Sunday Morning Groups:

All our Sunday morning groups are during the first service, 9am. Childcare is provided through the various children’s ministries.



Fireside Room: Beth Moore’s 1st and 2nd Thessalonians

Women 18+


Deb Eggen led a Beth Moore study all summer long, and due to popular demand, she is leading one again for us this fall! Join her and other women, seeking to grow in their knowledge of the scriptures, as they dive into Beth Moore’s 11week study on the Thessalonians. Bring your Bibles, pens, and listening guides! The first ten ladies to commit to this class can purchase a listening guide direct from Deb for only $10. Commit quickly, as other guides will cost $15.99/guide.

For more info:


Max capacity: 30


Room 405: Through the Psalms

All welcome


Kathy Dornbusch will be leading this Bible study, through the Psalms. Dive into the life changing Word of the Lord and participate in this investigative and discussion based study, that will take you through the wisdom filled, poetic and prophetic book of Psalms.

For more info:


Max capacity: 25


Room 401: “Tactics: A game plan for sharing your Christian convictions.”

All welcome


Art Lordbock comes to us, leading a practical game plan on how to share your faith and convictions. Utilizing the book, “Tactics: A game plan for sharing your Christian convictions,” written by Gregory Koukl, prepare yourself to grow in confidence in both understanding your own convictions and sharing them.

For more info:


Max 15



Sunday Morning Children’s Ministries:



Birth to 3 years and potty trained


We endeavor to provide a safe, loving, place for your little one to play and experience the love of Jesus, while you are able to attend service. You will be checked in, and receive an identifying number for your child. Your child will get a name tag with the number on it, and you can print out additional tags for your diaper bag. You will also receive a tag. If at any point during the service your child needs you, you will see your number flashed up on the main screen in the sanctuary. Bring your tag with you to pick your baby up, so we can offer a secure check out.


We love your children, as we love to serve you! We can only provide adequate care if we have adequate volunteers. We are always looking for parents who are willing to commit one service a month to help provide adequate care, so we are always able to offer a well-staffed reliable ministry. If you are willing and interested, or would like more information, please email


Max Capacity: up to 7 children (age is a factor) per volunteer


The Clubhouse

3 years (potty trained) thru Kindergarten


The Clubhouse is an amazing ministry geared specifically for your energetic pre-schooler/Kindergartener. Your little one will receive age relevant teaching on Jesus, participate in games and crafts that correspond with the lesson, and build relationships with other kids their age. We have play rooms, videos, and a fenced in outdoor area. Do not be surprised if your child doesn’t want to leave or begs every day to come back!


To volunteer or for more info:


Max Capacity: 12 kids per volunteer


Ever.Green Kids

1st-5th graders


We want your school age student to encounter Jesus in a real way, at a young age. Your child is invited to join Ever.Green kids following the worship part of service. Your child will experience a large group lesson with drama, skits, worship and fun. Your child will learn to apply what they are learning to their lives. They will experience altar calls and opportunities to put their lesson into action. Your student will also experience a grow group just for kids of their age and gender, facilitating applying the lesson at their level of development, and building relationships with others their age.

For more info:


Max capacity: none



Off Day Grow Groups


First Friday of the Month











Youth Building: R.I.S.E Homeschool Group

Homeschool support group


R.I.S.E is a homeschool support group. Meeting start with a potluck, followed by free play time in the gym for children. Parents support one another through discussion of monthly topics. If you are just starting the process of considering homeschooling, or are an experienced homeschooler, we would love for you to come. On occasion, we participate in field trips or other activities. We are excited for you to join us and plug into our group.

For more info: search R.I.S.E homeschool friends FaceBook page or email Luella at


Max capacity: none