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Find a Group

Listed below are the groups available from February through May 2020. Sign ups begin January 12 and are available online or in the main lobby on Sundays through February 2. 

Curriculum-Based Groups

Financial Peace University    

This video-driven group features Dave Ramsey and his teaching team as they walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future and much more.

Leader: Bryan Peele

Resource: Financial Peace University Member Kit available through the church office & online at

Sundays at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church

Missing Pieces   

This women’s video-driven group, based on the book Missing Pieces: Real Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense by Jennifer Rothschild, will explore various questions in this realistic look at the messy, mysterious uncertainties of faith. 

Leader: Georgina Barbosa

Resource: Missing Pieces by Jennifer Rothschild

Every Other Sunday at 5:30pm

Childcare: Provided at church 

Location: Church


This group will study the book of Ephesians and explore our identity in Christ, as well as how to gain victory in spiritual battles we face. 

Leaders: Philip & Heather Mercer

Resource: Bible

Sundays at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: 6527 St. Mary’s Church Road, Lucama, NC 27851

Letters to the Church

This group will read five chapters per week from Corinthians through Philemon and discuss Paul’s letters to the church. While spreading the Gospel, the early church faced many struggles and controversies, much like today. This inspired wisdom is much needed now as we take on many of the same issues today.

Leaders: Mike & Julie Branstetter

Resource: Bible

Tuesdays at 7:00pm

Childcare: Not provided

Location: 203 Branch Street, Elm City, NC 27822

Made to Crave 

This video-driven women’s group is based on the book by Lysa TerKeurst and explores why we make unhealthy food choices. We will discover what it is we are really seeking, and how that need can only be met in our faithful Heavenly father.

Leaders: Ginger Boyette

Resource: Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst (participant guide)

Wednesdays at 7:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church

Receiving God’s Promises   

This group will explore many of the promises God has for us in His word. During our time together, we will discuss how to walk in those promises and receive all that God has for us.

Leader: Scott Strother

Resource: Bible

Wednesdays at 7:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church

Senior Adults (No Sign Ups Required)

This group is a weekly Bible Study & fellowship geared toward senior adults, but open to all ages.

Leaders: Woody & Joan Chunn

Resource: Bible (other materials will be provided)

Thursdays at 10:30am

Childcare: Not provided

Location: Church (The Summit – Kids Church Area)

Freedom Groups

Our Freedom groups are a two-part experience that is made up of a 12-week small group curriculum and culminates with a 2-day Freedom Conference. Freedom groups are designed to equip believers to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give us by renewing our mind to God’s Word, overcoming the past, and laying a foundation for walking in daily freedom. These groups all use the same curriculum, but the leaders and meeting times are different. Freedom groups are open to anyone age 16+ and we encourage everyone to go through a Freedom group once.

Sundays at 5:00pm

Leaders: Bruce & Ruhamah Baker

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church

Open to:Young Married Couples ages 35 & under

Wednesdays at 7:00pm

Leaders: Greg & Sarah Mercer

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church

Open to: Anyone age 16+

Activity-Based Groups


This volleyball league will be a great way to get active and meet new people as we start the new year.

Leader: Steve Blower

Sundays at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Time & Location:  Church Gym

Praying Mamas (No Signups Required)

This is a focused prayer group for women as they pray for husbands, children, & families.

Leader: Crystal Coleman

2nd & 4th Sundays at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Time & Location:  Church (Prayer Room upstairs over main lobby)

Couple’s Prayer Group (No Signups Required)

This is a focused prayer group for couples to help build strong & Godly families.

Leaders: Dusty & Connie Viverette

3rd Sundays at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: Church (Sanctuary)

Men’s Prayer Group (No Signups Required)

This is a focused prayer group for men as they pray for various issues & needs.

Leader: Greg Tant

Mondays at 7:00pm

Childcare: Not provided

Location: Church (Prayer Room upstairs over main lobby)

Fellowship-Based Groups

Young Adults         

This group is for young adults between the ages of 18-30 and will offer various meetings & group outings.

Leaders: Abigail Barbosa

Resource: None

Every other Sunday at 6:00pm

Childcare: Provided at church

Location: 3836 London Church Road, Elm City, NC 27822

Friday Night Fellowship          

This group will meet a couple of times a month and provide a great way to meet people within our church family. 

Leaders: Dexter & Amy Radford

Resource: None

Meeting times TBD

Childcare: Not provided

Location: 5300 Ernest Road, Wilson

Grillin’ & Chillin’            

This group will meet on Saturday nights once a month at different host homes. The host will grill and group members will bring sides for an evening of fellowship.

Leaders: Scott Mitchell

Resource: None

Once a Month on Saturday Nights

Childcare: Not provided

Location: Various homes