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It’s a Good Time to Fall into a Growth Group – Message from Pastor Mandy

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Dear Glen Mar Friends,

As we “fall” into September and October, I hope everyone is finding a Growth Group, a small group for study, growth, fellowship, and connection. I wanted to highlight just a few of those opportunities for fall. Also, if you don’t have a group or don’t feel as “connected” to our church as you would like to be, reach out to me at the church. It’s hard in this COVID-altered time to feel connected and a part of your church family, and we want to make sure that we are helping everyone connect and grow and be cared for.

Starting Point: A gathering where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. In a “Starting Point” group, you can discuss your doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith free from pressure and judgment, and is ideal for people who are,

  • New to a relationship with Jesus and looking to build a solid foundation for their faith
  • Returning to a church background and have been away for a while
  • Curious about God, Jesus, the Bible or Christianity but do not identify as a Christian.

The Call: The Life and Message of the Apostle Paul by Adam Hamilton: This book follows the journeys of Paul, beginning with his dramatic conversion, as he spread the Gospel through modern-day Greece and Turkey. Travel to the early church sites and explore Paul’s conversations with the Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. In this six-week study, you are invited to experience faith through Christ’s greatest teacher and missionary. This would be great for anyone looking for small group fellowship, including people new to Glen Mar or those in need of a small group. Come learn more about Paul and his message for our faith.

Disciple Bible Study 1 and 3: An opportunity to study the Bible in an in-depth way that many find life changing. Disciple 1 covers most of the whole Bible and Disciple 3 focuses on the prophets and Paul.

In addition, other existing groups may have their own plans for fall. There’s room for YOU in a Growth Group at Glen Mar!

See you in Church,
Pastor Mandy

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