We believe that as Christ-followers, we are called to be both relational and missional.  First, we are called to pursue a relationship with God, and then with each other.  Out of those relationships, we become mission-minded, looking to spread the gospel to the world around us.  Our desire is that, through LifeGroups, we can go deeper relationally with each other and grow in our personal walks with God.

Just as important as our spiritual development is our relational development as a family.  Through LifeGroups, we can spend some crucial time just being together, encouraging each other in light of the “stuff” we might be going through.

Registration for our Fall 2023 LifeGroup cycle will open soon.  Below are listed examples of groups we have offered in the past. 

For more information, please email Pastor Shaun (

Past LifeGroup Examples

  • Goliath Must Fall

    (Louie Giglio)

    When:   Sunday @ 6:00pm

    Where:  Lr. Sackville

    Leader:  Debbie Slauenwhite

    In this study, Pastor Louie Giglio examines the story of David and Goliath to reveal how we must slay the giants of fear, rejection, complacency, anxiety, anger, and addiction in our lives. Participants will learn how the key to living free from our giants is not better slingshot accuracy, but keeping our eyes on the one and only giant-slayer: Jesus. Put your hope in him, and watch Goliath fall.

  • Esther - For Such A Time As This

    (Based on study by Dr. David Jeremiah)

    When:     Tuesday @ 6:30pm

    Where:   Bedford

    Leader:  Debbie Slauenwhite

    The story of Esther illustrates how God’s sovereign hand is always at work on our behalf, and His sovereignty permeates the pages of this brief, exciting Old Testament book.

    Just as God worked to accomplish His goals in Esther, so He is at work in you and your world. Discover the powerful secret of His sovereignty in a sinful world with this study from the Book of Esther.

  • Apologetics for Parents

    (Based on MamaBear Apologetics by Hillary Morgan Ferrer)

    When:    Sunday @ 6:30pm

    Where:   Hammonds Plains

    Leader:  Sheryl Longard

    Many times, our children attend church on a regular basis yet, as they approach teen years or attend college, they begin to be swayed by secular agendas and peer influence, rather than being solidly rooted in the truth of God's Word. Sadly, this leads many to turn cold towards their faith in God.  The challenge is, too often we know what we believe, but we don’t know why we believe it, which makes it tough when we’re challenged to defend our faith.

    We breathe naturally, without conscious effort, but we don't inhale 100% oxygen. We inhale a combination of oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and even pollutants.  Our bodies absorb the oxygen, and expel the rest of the toxins. We believe our kids can learn to do the same thing spiritually - inhale the spiritual oxygen, and exhale everything else - in spite of the culture we live in. 

    Protecting our children isn't simply sheltering them from troubles, it’s equipping them to face head-on the lies and challenges our culture bombards them with on a daily basis, while at the same time remaining wise, gracious, loving, respectful and respected among their peers, as leaders God wants them to become.  When we understand why we believe, we’re not intimidated to stand firm in those beliefs.

  • Jesus Is ___.

    (Judah Smith)

    When:    Sunday @ 6:00pm

    Where:   FGC Prayer Room

    Leader:  Pastor Shaun

    Jesus is ____. 

    How would you finish that sentence?

    The subject is there, and so is the verb, but what comes next? Your answer could shed light on the path to becoming who you were made to be. 

    Jesus is greatly revered, harshly criticized, and sorely misunderstood.

    In this study, Judah Smith fills out that sentence again and again, each time further revealing the character of Jesus. He breaks down who Jesus is and explains to readers how understanding Jesus more fully will not only enrich their lives, but also give them meaning, as well as save them. This study will help participants discover how to have a deeper, lasting relationship with Jesus, and to commune with and grow in Him. Judah will show you that Jesus is more than a good teacher, more than an inspiring leader. He is the point of all life.

  • When God's Spirit Moves

    (Jim Cymbala)

    When:    Sunday @ 6:00pm

    Where:   Bedford

    Leader:  Joe Zee

    In this study, pastor and bestselling author Jim Cymbala explores the person and work of the Holy Spirit to bring a fresh sense of God’s power to your church and your life.

    What happens when the Holy Spirit moves powerfully within a church? Through study you will learn how:

    • To make room for the Spirit’s action in your life and in your church
    • God wants to work through your gifts and talents to enable you to do what only He can do
    • To listen for the voice of the Spirit in prayer and how to apply God’s Word to your life
    • The Spirit can bring healing to your body, your emotions, and your relationships; how a life lived in the presence of the Spirit can transform the church and the world

    Your church can become a place where people regularly experience God’s presence and His power.

  • If You Want to Walk on Water, 

    You've Got to Get Out of the Boat

    (John Ortberg)

    When:    Sunday @ 6:00pm

    Where:   Halifax

    Leader:  Paul Simpson

    Deep within you lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea of Galilee toward Jesus.

    In what ways is the Lord telling you, as he did Peter, "Come."

    John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It's thrilling beyond belief. It's everything you'd expect of someone worthy to be called Lord.

    The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker can, aligning yourself with God's purpose for your life in the process. There's just one requirement: If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat.