When you think about it, a close relationship with God and great friendships are easily the most important ingredients to a satisfying life. Jesus knew this. That's why so much of his teaching was devoted to helping us learn how to grow relationships that matter. So we try to give a lot of grace and commitment to each other. When we do, we find that Jesus' promise of an "abundant" kind of life is closer than we realized.
At POG, we try to facilitate growing friendships with a variety of groups. Some are focused on Bible study while others enjoy common interests. Click below to learn more about our current groups and how to get plugged into them.
"I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. Those who look to Him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces."
"THE HOLY BIBLE is a book about recovery. It records how the world began and how God created it to be good. Then it tells us about the beginning of sin - about the first time people decided to reject God's plan. And it spells out the fatal consequences that result from rejecting God's plan. But the Bible doesn't just leave us in despair. It reveals a plan for recovery and the source of the power to accomplish it. It provides us with the only path to wholeness - God's program for reconciliation and healing"
-NLT pg A15 (Life Recovery Bible)
Every Friday night at 6:15pm, we gather here at Point of Grace Community Church to participate in what we are calling a Christian approach to the 12 steps: a program called New Life Recovery.
The New Life Recovery was created by Steve Arteburn and David Stoop. It combines Biblical scripture with the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, but you need not be an alcoholic to attend!
The truth is, we all are in need of help.
Our goal is to live life as God intended us to live: happy, joyous and free. Only then can we be a beacon of light, shining the way for others that are in desperate need of a better way, the way of our Lord.
Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, this group is meeting in person (but taking necessary precautions to protect all attendees), and with a virtual option as well.
Journey With Christ
Journey With Christ (JWC) is our monthly Saturday women's Bible study. We alternate reading books that are studies of specific books of the Bible and books by a variety of authors. We choose what we read by taking a vote. Members recommend books as they feel led or have good reads to recommend to our group. We have in recent years studied the Book of Proverbs and the Book of Daniel. Daniel was a great study to do before our current read, "The Best is Yet to Come," by Tony Evans. This book is focused on Biblical prophecy through the ages. Some of us have been members of JWC for some years now and I think I've led it for about 5 years now.
Women's Bible Study
All ladies from Point of Grace are invited to join a Wednesday evening small group. We meet twice a month at the church from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Currently we are studying Psalms & Colossians. It is a great time to get to know other ladies, pray for each other, share our lives with each other, and study the Bible together. Please contact me if you have any questions.
Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, this group is meeting in person and remotely. Contact Diane for more details.
This group is led by Scott Sallstrom. All men are invited to our (almost) weekly Bible study. We meet for a time of friendship, prayer, and growing deeper in God's word. We are currently studying Genesis.
This group is still meeting during the Covid-19 crisis but practicing social distancing recommendations. Contact Scott for more info.