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Bible Studies & Small Groups

We have several bible studies and small groups happening almost every night of the week. With studies/groups for men, women, and couples, we have something for everyone!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the leaders listed or our Associate Pastor for Discipleship, Mark Tolley, at or 919-847-1536 x103. Childcare will be available–please reserve and confirm children’s names and ages with the office.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO LATE CHANGES, THIS PAGE IS MORE UP-TO-DATE THAN COMPASS MAGAZINE. *Participants are strongly encouraged to purchase class materials ($20 or less) and review before the group meets. After browsing the classes, sign up using the online form at the bottom of this page.


The Yahweh Sisterhood*
The Best Yes
(Lisa TerKeurst)

Are you living with the stress of an overwhelming schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul? There’s a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God. Email Erin Sloan or 919-600-0783. 6 weeks.
Sundays beginning Jan. 18 | 4:30-6:00 p.m. | Room E26 | $15

Women’s Bible Study*
Bad Girls of the Bible
(Liz Curtis Higgs)

Ten of the Bible’s best-known femme fatales parade across the pages of Bad Girls of the Bible with situations that sound oh-so-familiar. Eve, Potiphar’s wife, Delilah, Lot’s wife, Jezebel… Let these Bad Girls show you why studying the Bible has never been more fun! We will begin discussing chapter one during our first meeting. Email Laurie Scott or 919-614-3804.
Sundays beginning Feb. 8 | 5:00-6:00 p.m. | Room S2 | $12


Women’s Bible Study*
The Shelter of God’s Promises (Sheila Walsh)
Sheila Walsh offers powerful, heart-filled teaching on ten bedrock promises of God, providing the foundation for daily confidence, joy, hope, and shelter. Email Linda Mayakis or 919-673-4355. 10 weeks.
Mondays beginning Jan. 12 | 9:30-11:00 a.m. | Room S4 | $10


On the Edge with Eric 
Topic/Curriculum:  Varies (Resumes September 9, 2014)
Leader:  Eric Lindblade – Email Eric or 919-847-1536 x102
Tuesdays | 10:00-11:05 a.m. | Room S2

Emmaus Group
Topic/Curriculum:  Varies
Leader:  Ellender Mills – Email Ellender or 919-847-4099
Tuesdays:  11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays | 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Conference Room

A Minute with Mark
All the Places to Go…How Will You Know
During this 6-week study, 0ur eyes will be opened to the countless doors God places before us every day, we will learn how to recognize them, and we will be given the encouragement to step out in faith and embrace all of the extraordinary opportunities that await us. Email Mark Tolley or 919.847.1536 ext.103).
Tuesdays beginning March 31 | 7:00-8:30 p.m. | Room S2 | $10


Wednesday Morning Small Group 
Topic/Curriculum:  Varies
Leader:  Pat Ford – Email Pat or 919-847-8671
Wednesdays:  7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Wednesdays | 7:00-8:00 a.m. | Room Y1

Parenting inSanity-Parenting: The Early Years
For this six part series, a team took their cameras into the homes of 20 families and captured real-life parenting moments. Some of these are funny moments and some are just completely honest moments that every parent can relate to. This study includes practical advice for all parents, whether you are a married couple, single parent, or in a blended family. Email Mark Tolley or 919.847.1536 ext.103.
Wednesdays beginning Jan. 21 | 5:30-7:00 p.m. | Location TBD | $10


Trading Places: The Secret to the Marriage You Want
Ever feel like you’re stepping on your spouse’s toes? Then maybe it’s time you put yourselves in each other’s shoes. Bestselling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott reveal the little-known secrets of putting the time-tested strategy of trading places to work in your own marriage. This study will conclude with a retreat at Blowing Rock Camp & Conference Center in Blowing Rock, NC from March 6-8. It’s not required, but highly recommended. Email Mark Tolley or 919.847.1536 ext.103.
Fridays Jan. 23-Feb. 27 | 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Location TBD | $30/couple
Retreat $240/couple (includes lodging & meals during retreat)


Dinner Fellowship Groups
Contact:  Barbara Bays – Email Barbara
Location:  In homes of group members or restaurants
These small groups of 6-8 people meet for dinner once a month for 4 months:  February-May and August-November. The members of each group decide where to dine and when. So the schedule is flexible each month. The point is to have fellowship, food, and fun. Potlucks are held at the church in January and July for those wishing to meet potential group members, catch up with former group members, or who just plain like potlucks. Some group members continue to schedule periodic social events after their initial group term is past.

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Location & Service Times

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Traditional: 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m.,
and 11:15 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Contemporary (Souljourn):
9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Children's (SHINE):
Begins in 11:15 Traditional, then moves to Room S2


8501 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-1536