Life Together

God’s love brings us together in surprising ways. Share real conversations and meaningful relationships by finding your place in one of our groups. We’re growing together through study, fellowship, and just plain fun. We’re in this thing together, no matter what.

If you would like to join or learn more about a group, contact the leader directly using the contact information listed for each group below.

If you need assistance finding a group or would like to start one, please contact Rachel Freeny at [email protected].

Small group information is up to date as of November 2021.

Interest Groups

Date/Time of first hike TBD, but typically on Saturday mornings in warm weather & Saturday afternoons in cold weather; 1-2 hikes/month

The Hike with Faith group will schedule local hiking outings, suitable for most abilities. The hikes will vary by distance and challenge to accommodate as many interested as possible. Our goal is to bring together people of all ages interested in exploring our great outdoors and sharing faith and fellowship.

This group is open to any age and anyone able to hike moderate to difficult trails, including children. Hikes will vary to accommodate different levels and abilities.

Contacts: Angie Bailey, [email protected]
Gregg Wheeler, [email protected]

Whether you identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community or are questioning, you’re invited to our new small group. Rainbow Christians is a safe place for LGBTQ+ people to explore faith, find community, and serve together.

For more information and upcoming gatherings, contact Rachel Freeny at [email protected].

Rm. 221

Wrapped in Love is a group for anyone who loves to crochet, knit, or quilt. We meet weekly to work on both personal projects and projects to be donated to local organizations in need of baby blankets, hats, scarves, and more. All levels of experience welcome!

Contributions welcomed from those unable to attend in-person.

Contact: Ann Kantner, [email protected]

Sunday Morning & Evening Small Groups

Rm. 225

The Challengers focus on a variety of topics, particularly related to faith and social justice. We study books and currently have 4 people rotating teaching on a weekly basis. We do not have a regular service project but frequently support Volunteers of America, Choose Well, and EACM. We are always open to areas that individuals are interested in.

We are currently reading Heaven and Hell by Bart Ehrman.

Contact: Sarah Swift, [email protected]

Rm. 112

Contagious Christians are group of singles and couples who focus on bible study based discussion, fellowship, and serving in the community.

Contact: Angie Bailey, [email protected]

Rm. 110

Getting Real is a group of couples ages 30-50 who study and discuss current events from a Christian perspective.

Contact: Bill Gardner, [email protected]

Rm. 111A

New Covenant is a group of couples and singles who have discussions about real life application of the bible based on current books, literature, or hot topics. Currently we are studying The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi by Katie Lee Gifford with Rabbi Jason Sobel.

Contact: Marty Mills, [email protected]

Rm. 101

The Pathfinders are a group of couples who focus on fellowship and bible or book studies.

Contact: Judy Mallory, [email protected]

Rm. 111B

The Seekers are group of singles and couples in their 60s+ who gather weekly for fellowship, bible study, and prayer. We also focus on local services opportunities.

Contact: Bob Tisch, [email protected]

Rm. 100

Stand by Me is a small group for couples and singles that focuses on fellowship and sermon-based discussions.

Contact: Cathy Kidd, [email protected]

Rm. 111B

We are a small group open to all ages and life paths, and we value having a close relationship and supporting each other. We alternate between discussing the sermon and bible studies. We plan to discuss the Starting Point series starting August 15.

Contact: Erin Yang, [email protected]

Rm. 100

The Journey Continues discusses ideas from the sermon and their application in our daily lives. We’re a diverse group of individuals, both couples and singles, ranging in age from 40s to 70s, who share a desire to continue our spiritual journey and deepen our relationship with God.

Contact: Cindy Bradley, [email protected]

Rm. 103

The Bridge is a group of singles and couples in their 20s & 30s who value connection, growing in faith, and serving the community. We meet on Sundays for topic or book based discussions, as well as regularly throughout the month for service and social gatherings.

Contact: Rachel Freeny, [email protected]

Room & Time TBD for Fall 2021, currently on Summer Break

Off Topic is a group for spiritual growth and fellowship for couples and singles with children.

Contact: Ellen Kays, [email protected]

Weekday Groups

Rm. 110, 1st & 3rd Monday each month

Christians Gone Wild is sermon-based discussion group with a heart for serving together and supporting one another through life’s ups and downs.

Contact: Jane Howard, [email protected]

2nd Monday of each month at 11 AM, Rm. 225

Sharing in God’s Love is a women’s group for women of all ages. Our group is designed to help you grow socially by meeting other women and focusing on God’s love & His plan for our lives. Please join us as we get to know each other, plan for future events, and help each other face life. We will always begin our meetings with prayer and a devotion and continue with open discussion. We often bring in guest speakers from our church congregation so that we can continue to learn and grow in our spiritual lives. We care about you and we welcome you. Join us.

Contact: Brenda Logan, [email protected]

Rm. 111A

Sisters in Christ is a women’s evening bible study that meets during the school calendar year. We welcome new members and tend to do studies with DVDs and are known to share a meal together and a yearly service project.

A new study will begin September 14.

Contact: Linda McCarty, [email protected]

Fellowship Hall

The Women’s Prayer Group is a group for women of all ages that gathers weekly for prayer, food, and fellowship.

Contact: Henrietta Barker, [email protected]

Heitzmann Bakery

The Heitzmann Group is group that focuses on fellowship and book-based discussions. Current book is The Book of Jewish Values.

Contact: Dave Seely, [email protected]

Rm. 111A, Begins September 1

The Bigger Table is for anyone passionate about faith and social justice in Louisville. We will focus on noticing who is not present at the table and loving ways to address the absence.

Contact: Kim Kolb, [email protected]

Rm. 225

Daughters of the King is a group of women who meet weekly for bible study and fellowship. New study of Trustworthy by Lysa Terkeurst begins Sept 23.

Contact: Lynda Hardesty, [email protected]

Rm. 225

The Women’s Spirituality Group is a group of women in their 40s and up who meet weekly for book studies. Resumes August 19.

Contact: Jane Parker, [email protected]