Fall Semester

September 15 – November 30

(11 Weeks)

Hosting a group?  Fill out this form to get us your information.

Find Your Group Here

Please note: Some groups may not meet weekly, and some groups may not be meeting currently. Be sure to click on the group you are interested in, then click “Contact Group Leader” before attending the group.

Group Day Time Ages Locations Location Topic Childcare? Status
Disciples Path - Men's group (hosted by Larry Dearborn) Sunday 9:00-10:00am 18+ Church Church - Pastor's Office Discipleship, General Study, Men's Yes Open
Middle School Sunday Group (hosted by Deann Deveau & Kristen Shaw) Sunday 10:30-11:30am 11-14 Church Church - Classroom 1 Bible Study, General Study, Student, Youth Yes Open
Sunday's Sermon Study (hosted by John & Claire Johnson) Monday 10:30am-12:00pm 21+ Church (Offsite) Winterport Discipleship, General Study No Open
Biblical Truths For Ordinary Lives - Men's Group (hosted by Larry Dearborn) Wednesday 5:30-6:30am 18+ Offsite (Offsite) Dunkin Donuts - Odlin Road Discipleship, General Study, Leadership, Men's No Open
MOPS / Moms Next (hosted by Mandi Rollins) Wednesday 9:30-11:30am 18+ Church Church - Auditorium Motherhood, Parenting Yes Open
Student Group (grades 6-12) Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm 12-18 Church Church - Worship Center Discipleship, General Study, Student, Youth No Open
Love Does and Everybody Always (Hosted by Jackie & Carl Murch) Thursday 6:00-8:00pm 18+ Church (Offsite) Murch's Home General Study No Open
Love Like That - Relationship Secrets from Jesus (hosted by Scott & Susan Thomas) Thursday 6:00-8:00pm 18+ Church (Offsite) Thomas' Home Bible Study, Family, General Study, Marriage No Open
When God Doesn’t Fix It (hosted by Robin Smith) Friday 6:30-8:00pm 16+ Church (Offsite) Hampden Bible Study, Women's No Open
Men's Breakfast - Coffee Break Cafe (hosted by Larry Dearborn) Saturday 6:00-7:00am 0+ Offsite (Offsite) Coffee Break Cafe Discipleship, Men's No Open
Men's Breakfast - Church Saturday 7:30-9:00am 0+ Church Church - Upstairs Fellowship Area Discipleship, Men's No Open

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Why Small Groups

We see throughout the book of Acts in the Bible that the Church met both in large groups weekly for worship and the reading of Scripture, but also from house to house throughout the week.   We were created for relationship, and so we believe a fulfilling life happens best in the context of meaningful relationships.  This is why we are a church made up of small groups.  Our groups meet weekly in many locations and provide a place for you to connect, grow in faith, and share life with others.

What a Small Group is

A small group is made up of people who share similar interests, are in the same stage of life, or want to learn from each other.  People gather for all sorts of reasons whether it is playing a sport, having lunch during the work day, or studying the Bible together.  The point is not what you meet about, it’s that you are regularly meeting with people and living in community as God designed you to do.

Why You Should Join a Group

It is through life together that our problems become smaller and God uses others to bring support and encouragement to our lives.  Even when you might not realize you need it, your small group will quickly become a place where others don’t just know your name, but care about what is happening in your life and want to support you in your spiritual journey.

When and Where

Groups meet throughout the year in three semesters, with breaks between each semester.  New groups start each semester, making it easy for you to get involved at any time.

Groups meet weekly in a variety of places like homes, parks, restaurants, coffee shops, and office buildings throughout the Hampden/Bangor region.

Find Your Group

We have this easy-to-use online directory where you can search groups by topic, day, time, or location.  Click on a few groups that interest you, and then contact the group leader through the “CONTACT GROUP LEADER” link to make plans to check it out in person.  You can also make connections in person at Church on Sundays – come ask about small groups at the information booth.

Host a Group

Would you like to host a group this coming semester?  We would love to help you get started.  Building into others is the best way to grow in our own faith.  Fill out the simple form at the top of this page to get started.