Connections

 Connect Groups are a great way to make a big church feel smaller. We believe those who participate in Groups not only feel a better connection with others, but more of a connection with their faith, the church, and God.


WHEN DO GROUPS MEET?

Connect Groups run three trimesters a year:

  • Fall (September-November) – Sign-ups take place in August.
  • Winter/Spring (January-May) – Sign-ups take place in December.
  • Summer (June-July-August) – Sign-ups take place in May.

WHERE DO I START?

Connect Group CatalogOne of the many things we offer here at the Village is the opportunity to participate in one of our many Connect Groups. They are here for you so have a place to take a deeper dive into the Word of God and how it applies to your daily life and circumstance. Your faith will be strengthened as you do life together with those in your Connect Group. We don’t want anyone to feel like they are alone, and Connect Groups are a wonderful way to build church family relationships. We have Connect Groups for singles, families, couples, college aged, young adults, those who are newer to the Christian faith and more!

fall 2021 Connect Groups (sept 12th - dec 17th )

 Our Fall Trimester of Connect Groups, begins on September 12th and you can sign up today!

Click on the “Connect Group Finder” button below and see how easy it is to find a CG for you! Simply search by time of day, leader name and more. Click the “Join” button when you find a CG that you would like to attend!  You are also able print the details of that CG right from your computer or phone.

*Update - Connect groups meeting differently:

Due to social distancing restrictions, some of our Connect Groups are meeting online while others are meeting in-person. Those that are holding in-person meetings within the church facility, are following the guidelines that the CDC has issued regarding indoor gatherings.

Disclaimer: 
We continue to carefully monitor national, state, and local guidance to understand the implications for on-site programming. The format of the meetings/events for the Summer will be subject to any guidance from these sources. We take into account the information available and will revise the format of programming accordingly. 

*Please allow the Group Finder a few moments to load. Thank you for your patience!

Connect Group Finder

 If you have questions about Connect Groups in general and would like to speak with the Connections Pastor, complete the form below:

Connect Group Interest Form

For more information about any of our Connect Groups, please feel free to contact the church office at 610-539-3333 or email LeTonya Clark.


Celebrate the Journey

Worship, support, and grow. Come relax and worship in a casual setting on Monday evenings. From 6:45 – 7:30 PM we CELEBRATE God’s hope and healing in our lives during our Worship & Teaching. From 7:30 – 8:45 PM, we CONNECT with others in small groups as we CARE for one another during a healing time of acceptance and community, covering all topics ranging from support and recovery to emotional and spiritual growth. For details about this ministry, please visit the  Celebrate the Journey Page.


College & Young Adults

Our College & Young Adult Group meets on Tuesday nights, in The Village Cafe from 7 – 8:30 PM. We share a casual time of discussion and Bible study about various topics that are relevant to our stage of life. We also challenge each other to engage tough concepts from the Bible and apply them to our everyday life. For more info, contact Pastor Jon Gerlach.


Singles

The E.D.G.E. (Everyday Giving Everything) - Grow, Connect, Serve. We are a community of Christian singles on a mission to grow spiritually, to practice our Christian values, to actively serve Jesus and to do all of that together. Our desire is to create an atmosphere where Biblical truth is spoken, lives are transformed and friendships are formed. Our vision is to impact a whole community of singles for Jesus both in the church and throughout the area. We want to invite singles wherever they are to join us on our journey: living single differently, seeking God intentionally, treating each other honorably. Join us for Bible study, social activities and service activities. To join the Singles Ministry, please complete the Connect Group Interest  Form.  For more info email:


Women of the Word (WOW)

Women of the Word is a place for women to develop and grow in a real and personal relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible study and discipleship groups. We pray that God will build meaningful relationships among women, give them a sense of identity in the body of Christ, and encourage them to use their spiritual gifts to serve God and others. WOW is comprised of women of all ages and walks of life who are seeking to know God more. Meets Tuesdays at 9:00 AM or 7:00 PM, September - May.  The fall session will begin on September 14, 2021. Find complete details HERE.


Griefshare

You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face challenges in your bereavement. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. GriefShare support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. Through GriefShare you can begin to recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. Regular meetings will begin again on September 13th.  For more information, please contact Donna Tarnowski at 610.615.7709 or .

GriefShare Website