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We connect with each other in CONNECTGroups.

True growth is not just about Sunday mornings. We believe that real growth happens when you are involved in community, not just sitting in a worship service.

 

To grow spiritually, you need to be connected relationally. A great way to do this is through a Church On The Trail CONNECTGroup.They are your key to developing healthy relationships with those who share your interests, or people who are dealing with similar life issues.

CONNECTGroups are an opportunity to reach out to others, while growing in your walk with God.

 

CONNECTGroups meet in homes, businesses, restaurants, or other locations throughout our area. These groups change and begin at different times during the year, so you have the opportunity to explore different groups, or join groups at any time.

You'll never fully experience Church On The Trail until you lock arms and connect with others in the Body of Christ!

Scroll down to explore the current CONNECTGroups and sign up for one (or more!) at the bottom of the page.

MONDAYS

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M2540

Category: Missions/Outreach

Audience:  Everyone

Status: N/A

Ages: 18+ (Contact Host)

Childcare: No (Contact Host)

Meeting Days: Every Monday

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  6:00-9:00pm

Location: 3406 6th Ave, Columbus, GA

  

Description: We are called to minister to the spiritual and physical needs of the homeless and at-risk community, and we meet them right where they are in Columbus! Our ultimate vision is to grow the Kingdom by dramatically reducing the number of chronically homeless in our area.

Host: Ed Grifenhagen

Email: M2540@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (706) 681-2732

Requirements: Contact Host

Living Like a Girl with Grace

 

Category: Shared Interest/Activity

Audience: Women - Mothers & Daughters

Status: N/A

Ages: Moms, Pre-Teens & Young Teenagers

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: Monday

Start/End Dates: 26 JUNE - 11 SEPT 2023

Meeting Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Church on the Trail Kids Side

  

Description: Merian Maxwell will be leading the study on "Living Like a Girl With Grace" for moms, pre-teens & young teenage girls.

Host: Merian Maxwell

Email: merianmaxwell.mm@gmail.com

Phone: (706) 505-3174

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

TUESDAYS

Christ and Coffee

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Women

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: Tuesdays

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  2:00-4:00pm

Location: Church on the Trail Kids Side

  

Description: Christ and Coffee is a women’s Bible study that strives to transform our hearts and minds to be more like Christ and to be witnesses to those around us. “Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgements, and His paths beyond tracing out!" Romans 11:33 NIV

Host: Joann Freeman

Email: jvfreeman@yahoo.com

Phone: (706) 662-8543

Requirements: Bring your Bible

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Route 1520 North

Category: Support/Recovery

Audience: Men

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: Tuesdays

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time: 7:00pm

Location: Solid Rock Church-Youth Ministry Building (6959 Warm Springs Road, Midland GA 32810

  

Description: Join the movement of men who are addressing their issues head on! We don't have to fight our battles in secrecy and isolation. This group is about being part of an authentic community where men can take off their masks and fight through the struggles of life together!

Host: Richard Moore

Email: Route1520@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (845) 418-0889

Requirements: None

WEDNESDAYS

So That You May Believe: The Gospel of John

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Everyone

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: Wednesday

Start/End Dates: 2 AUGUST -'til we're finished!

Meeting Time:  6:30am - 8:00am

Location: Church on the Trail Kids Side

Description: Join us for a walk through the Gospel of John, digging into it verse-by-verse, looking at context, extracting timeless truths from the Word, and just having great discussions.

Host: Ed Grifenhagen         

Email: ed@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (706) 681-2732

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

Defending Christianity Among Other Religions

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Women

Status: N/A

Ages:16+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: Wednesday

Start/End Dates: 12 JULY -'til we're finished!

Meeting Time:  6:30pm - 8pm

Location: 9050 Jackson Rd. Midland, GA 31820 (Anne Webb's Home)

Description: We will be studying the religions of the world and how we defend our faith.

Host: Anne Webb & Britni Merva            

Email: adwebb@greenwoodland.com / merva.britni@gmail.com

Phone: Anne: (706) 575-4780 / Britni: (706) 570-1189

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

THURSDAYS

Trailblazers Coffee Connect

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Men

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: Every other Thursday Evening

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  6pm-7pm

Location: Macon Road Campus, 6200 Macon Road, Columbus

  

Description: As part of our Men's Ministry, Trailblazers, Coffee Connect is a weekly, ongoing, year-round gathering. Bring your Bible and let’s talk about men stuff!

Host: Carl Wright

Email: production@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (423) 421-2078

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

Revelation: Four Views

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Everyone

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: Thursday

Start/End Dates: 3 AUGUST - #tilweredone

Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Church on the Trail - Kids Side

Description: Join us for a verse-by-verse walk through Revelation, diggin into it verse-by-verse, looking at context, extracting timeless truths from the Word, and just having great oral discussions.

Host: Ed Grifenhagen

Email: ed@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (706) 681-2732

Requirements: Bring your Bible - (Optional "Revelation: 4 Views, A Parallel Commentary, Revised & Updated Edition" by Steve Gregg

FRIDAYS

The Breakfast Club

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Men

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: Friday

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  6:30 - 7:40am

Location: Macon Road Campus, 6200 Macon Road, Columbus

  

Description: As part of our Men's Ministry, Trailblazers, The Breakfast Club is a weekly, ongoing, year-round Men’s Bible study. Bring your Bible and let’s dig deep into the Word! Coffee and a sense of humor are also welcome!

Host: Lonnie Freeman

Email: connectgroups@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (706) 662-9012

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

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Joyful Hearts

Category: Missions/Outreach

Audience: Everyone

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: 2x per month Fridays (Dictated by facility)

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  2:30 - 3:30pm

Location: The Oaks at Grove Park, 1479 Grove Park Dr., Columbus, GA 31904

  

Description: Joyful Hearts provides a devotional and fellowship to residents of Oaks At Grove Park, an assisted living and memory care community. Our mission is to remind the attendees they are loved, and that God is always with them. We hope to bring those that don’t know Christ into a saving relationship with him. NOTE: Since we are invited by the facility, the Fridays will vary.

Host: Joann Freeman

Email: jvfreeman@yahoo.com

Phone: (706) 662-8543

Requirements: None

SATURDAYS

Crafters Connect

Category: Shared Interest/Activity

Audience: Women 

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Childcare: No

Meeting Days: 1st Saturday of each month

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time: 10:00am

Location: Church on the Trail Kids Side

  

Description: Join us the 1st Saturday of each month to make an inexpensive, fun craft. We look forward to growing closer to Jesus and each other in this fun, relaxing group.

Host: Lynn Wright

Email: wrightintn@gmail.com

Phone: (423) 421-5231

Requirements: Small fee per craft ($5 to $10)

SUNDAYS

Sunday Morning Men's Gathering

Category: Bible Study

Audience: Men

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: Sunday

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  8:00am -9:00am

Location: Church on the Trail - Kids Side

  

Description: Our Men's Ministry, Trailblazers, will spend Sunday mornings reading and discussing C.S. Lewis's "Mere Christianity", exploring precient thoughts nearly a century old that are still undisputedly relevent today. Don't do the journey of authentic manhood alone!

Host: Mark Swift

Email: mark@churchonthetrail.org

Phone: (706) 718-8634

Requirements: Bring your Bible!

Table Talk Supper Club

Category: Sunday Message Discussion

Audience: Everyone 

Status: N/A

Ages:18+

Children Welcome: No

Meeting Days: 2nd Sunday of the month (subject to change)

Start/End Dates: Ongoing/Year-Round

Meeting Time:  5pm - 7pm

Location: Columbus, GA (Contact Hostess)

  

Description: Gather with friends to share a meal and enjoy a devotion with the Table Talk from the COTT service. Nancy Brim and Family are opening their home for our gathering. Please join us!

Host: Lynn Wright & Nancy Brim

Email: wrightintn@gmail.com

Phone: (423) 421-5231

Requirements: Bring a dish or dessert to share!

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