Connect with the Word of God and each other every Wednesday at 7 pm.

There are many options for the whole family to help recharge your week. From nursery to adults, there’s something for everyone. Spend time with family and friends, meet new people, connect and grow!

Wednesday Night Connection Pods

February 7 – March 14

THE PRESENCE OF GOD

February 7 – March 14 // Prayer Chapel

In this series, Pastor Sam and his teaching team invite you to explore what it means to live in and experience the tangible manifestation of the presence of God. You’ll develop a greater sensitivity to God’s presence so your relationship with him will deepen and grow.
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SERMON-BASED SMALL GROUPS

February 7 – March 14 // The Dining Room

Grow in your relationship with Christ and fellowship with others by stepping out of the pew and into a circle. Join us as we dig deeper into the Sunday morning message by opening up the scriptures and discussing practical questions relative to each message.
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THE CHURCH OF THE SMALL THINGS (Women)

February 7 – March 14 // Upper Room

In this humorous and honest video study, Melanie Shankle offers the opportunity to embrace what it means to live an abundant and meaningful life by finding beauty and laughter in all the small things right beneath the surface of every moment.
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HALFTIME (Men)

February 7 – March 14 // Life Center – Room 118 (Worship at 6:30 pm, Discussion at 7:00 pm)

A gathering of men for uncomplicated and real discussion about walking in the presence of God. In sports terms, Halftime represents a time when we analyze what’s working and what’s not; then we can determine a strategy to win and execute what we have discussed. For men 18 and older.
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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Prayer Tower

This is a class for new students! You will learn basic sign language, numbers and the Deaf culture. The book, “American Sign Language,” will be discussed in class. To register, call 531-2100 or email discipleship@grfirst.org.
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VIA HISPANA

Miércoles a las 7 pm en el Life Center – Habitación 108

Nosotros estaremos teniendo un tiempo de culto juntos, así como un tiempo de la lectura y creciendo en la palabra de Dios.
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IPOD (Intercessory Pod)

Room 101

This group will give you the tools for prayer so you can shape your world through divine intercession. You’ll be empowered to ask and believe for the impossible, learning your role in praying so the lives of others are changed. Most importantly, you’ll turn learning into doing as you spend significant time in intercession.
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SINGLE & PARENTING (Women)

February 14 – March 14 // Room 105

Single moms, the Single & Parenting Group is here to bring hope and encouragement to your life as you find practical help and explore ways to successfully guide your children into adulthood with those who have walked a similar path.
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DIVORCE CARE (Women)

February 14 – March 14 // Room 103

Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced, but you don’t have to go through it alone. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before. Divorce Care provides a supportive atmosphere that will help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Space is limited.
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GRIEF SHARE

Room 107

If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. It may be hard to feel optimistic about the future right now, but there is hope. Grief Share is here to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each week we’ll address a different topic related to grief and provide you with a caring atmosphere as you walk into a brighter future.
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KIDS & YOUTH

In addition to our adult classes, we have a large variety of classes and activities for children and students on Wednesday nights.

Kids First Nursery  |  Newborn – K
Kids First Nursery
Every week, our nursery team of trusted, joy-filled, loving parents and volunteers teach our newborn through kindergarten-aged children the fun and simple message of Jesus in a safe, kid-friendly and educational environment.

 

Kids Connections  |  Boys & Girls Grades 1 – 5
Kids First Auditorium
Wednesday nights for our 1st through 5th grade boys and girls are both exciting AND impacting! With kid-friendly worship music time as well as age-specific small groups, we teach them how to apply Christian principles at both home and in school.

Royal Rangers  |  Boys K – 12th Grade
Grades K-5: Rooms 1, 2 & 4. Grades 6-12 Gym
Royal Rangers is our program for boys K-12 who love the outdoors and have an adventurous side and is designed to train them in what it looks like to be boys with a heart for God.

Girls Ministries |  Girls K – 5th Grade
Upper Level Education Wing
For our elementary girls, we have our Daisies (K), Prims (1st and 2nd graders) and Stars (3rd, 4th & 5th graders). Through a variety of games, stories and fun activities, our goal is to build up and encourage these wonderful girls so they experience and recognize the love of Jesus in their lives.

Vertical Junior High

6th – 8th Grade

Our 6th – 8th grade student ministry was developed specifically for middle school students. While having fun with other kids their age, they are being encouraged and equipped with tools to face their daily pressures and become confident young men and women.

Vertical Senior High

9th – 12th Grade

Our 9th – 12th grade student ministry is where high schoolers develop positive friendships, a passion to help people know Jesus, and the confidence to stand for truth. Each week is a new opportunity for students to connect to God in a real way and have fun in a safe environment.