Sunday Morning

Sunday morning Connect Groups are designed to complement corporate worship by building relationships and furthering your growth as a disciple of Jesus in a small group setting. By joining one of our year round Sunday morning Connect Groups you will have the opportunity to not only become refreshed, but also to become connected to God and His people.

A Love Story

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: E-102
For: Married couples aged mid-20s to early 30s
Leader: Shawn and Mary Yost
Leader Phone: 330-966-2800
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
Join other young couples in their mid-20s to early 30s as we grow our marriages based on a healthy biblical foundation.

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Altitude

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: E-106
For: Adults ages 18-29
Leader: Jeff & Julie Goff
Leader Phone: 330-284-7092
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For young adults ages 18-29. Currently studying Epistle of 1 Peter.

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Between Friends

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 10:30 AM
Location: L-3
For: Anyone
Leader: Chuck & Paula Engelhardt
Leader Phone: 330-699-5624
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For adults of all ages, this group focuses on mutual support, encouragement and study of God’s Word.

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Celebrate Life

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 10:30 AM
Location: L-42
For: Adults of all ages and marital status
Leader: Fran McHolm, Fred Merritt, and Randy Beck
Leader Phone: 330-966-4773
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For adults of all ages to study God’s Word, apply to life, and encourage one another in our walk with Christ.

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Couples of Promise

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: L-41
For: Married couples of all ages
Leader: Jeff & Julia Schumacher and Jason & Molly Yost
Leader Phone: 330-494-1058
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For married couples, to gain practical, biblical advice on marriage and parenting.

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Firm Foundation

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 10:30 AM
Location: E-102
For: For adults of all ages and faith backgrounds
Leader: Ron Crock
Leader Phone: 330-284-5866
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
We are a group of all ages and faith backgrounds who love First Friends Church and love to delve into current topics of interest. We have fellowship together as we learn more about the love of God and how we are called to be a light in a dark world.

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First Love

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: E-104
For: Women of all ages
Leader: Tara Beachy & Judy Piatt
Leader Phone: 614-266-8208
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For women of all ages. Will meet through the end June, then take off July and August.

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Go Getters

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 10:30 AM
Location: L-2
For: Adults of all ages and marital status
Leader: Paul Johnson
Leader Phone: 330-232-2401
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
Adults of all ages and marital status are invited to join us as we navigate chapter-by-chapter through the book of Matthew (continuation from last semester), followed by the book of 1 Samuel.

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Growing Disciples

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 10:30 AM
Location: L-6
For: Adults of all ages
Leader: Greg Roth
Leader Phone: 330-454-4100
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible, Illuminate: Winter 2019
For adults of all ages. Beginning June 2, will study book of Exodus using the Friends Illuminate Bible Study series.

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PRAY

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: L-3
For: Adults of all ages
Leader: Jerry & Tammy Ledgerwood
Leader Phone: 330-316-4793
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
The PRAY Sunday morning group is for anyone desiring an in-depth, interactive Bible study. This Winter we will study the three Epistles of John. David Malik states the purpose for which John wrote these epistles was to guide believers into a correct understanding and application of their relationship with God and to encourage fellowship with God and the saints so that the believer may have confidence and not shame when Christ returns. John’s stated purpose in 1 John 4 is that by writing these things our joy may be complete. These words would be our purpose for studying John’s epistles as well!

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P.R.A.Y. Scripture- College Age Young Adults

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 11:30 AM
Location: E-104
For: College adults ages 18-23
Leader: Peter & Paula Guiler
Leader Phone: 330-412-1263
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible, P.R.A.Y. Scripture by Stan Hinshaw ($10)
Open to young adults ages 18-23 for in-depth study of God’s Word.

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Parents of Teens

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: L-6
For: For single or married parents of children ages 12-18
Leader: Mark & Christy McGuire
Leader Phone: 330-904-7800
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
This group for parents of middle school and high school aged children studies topics relevant to today’s culture as well as issues faced by today’s parents and teens and how to handle them in a godly, biblically informed manner.

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S.H.A.P.E.

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Start Date: 06/02/2019
Location: L-1
For: Adults of all ages
Leader: Theresa Maxin
Leader Phone: 330-966-2800
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible and S.H.A.P.E. book by Erik Rees (available in class for $10)
For adults of all ages. June 2-23. Discover your unique Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality, and Experiences! This study, including a personal assessment, will show you how to unlock your potential, find your spiritual goal, and explore God's plan for your life.

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Singles With Purpose

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: E-113
For: Single adults (age 40+)
Leader: Mike Miller and Cheryl Phillips
Leader Phone: 330-479-2068
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
For single adults age 40. Will continue Journey of Faith study based on Hebrews 11:1. New participants always welcome.

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Tuckered Out Marrieds

Day: Sunday
Time of Day: 09:00 AM
Location: L-42
For: Married couples with children through elementary school
Leader: Tory & Jen Tucker
Leader Phone: 330-284-6849
Childcare: Yes
Requirements: Bible
Tuckered Out Marrieds is a group of married couples with younger children who are striving to transform ourselves, marriages, and families into Christ-likeness. Please join us for discussion about the ups and downs of marriage, raising children, and managing our professional lives!

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