Topic/Audience: Students 

Name: 4:12 Student Ministry

Description: The goal for the 4:12 student ministry is to allow Christ to influence the way students speak, live, love, and believe. The 4:12 effect happens when they become examples themselves and influence others by what they say, the way they live, in their love, in their faith, and their purity.

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm      Leader: Stephen Fortenberry    

eMail:     Tel. #: 706-457-9862

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd. (Church On The Trail) 

Requirements: None     Topic/Audience: Students




Topic/Audience: Outreach

Name: M2540

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.

Time: 6:00 PM     Childcare: No        

Leader: Autumn Morgan eMail:   

Tel. #: 706-587-4438  Location: 3406 6th Ave, Columbus    

Requirements: None

Topic/Audience: Women’s/ Topical

Name: Worship in the Wait

Description: We all go through seasons of trial and waiting: waiting for a child, a healing, a reconciliation with a loved one. Worship in the Wait is an opportunity for women to come together and find solace in community while drawing closer to God. 

During this 6-week study, we will go through Andy Stanley’s series, ‘In the Meantime’. This series will challenge individuals to view their periods of waiting from a new perspective and discover how to use it for Gods glory. 

Time: 6:00pm       Childcare: No

Leader: Kaitlin Morris   Tel. #: 318-518-0544    eMail:

Location: 7491 Mossdale Way, Columbus GA     Requirements: None



­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Topic/Audience: Men's

Name: Route 1520 NORTH

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!

Time: 7:00 PM  Childcare: No  Leader: Richard Moore   

eMail:  Tel. #: 845-418-0889

Location: Solid Rock Church-Youth Ministry Building (6959 Warm Springs Road, Midland GA  32810)  Requirements: none 

Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Single / College / 20 Something’s

Name: Foundations 

Description: Are you searching for some answers? Foundations is a group that can help you navigate your way through these and countless life questions. If you are someone searching for the truth that is built on a solid foundation, then Foundations is the home for you. We are only better when we are together!

Time: 7:00 PM  Childcare: No

Leader: Melodie Fortenberry eMail:        

Tel. #: 318-290-7171

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail) 

Requirements: None 

Topic/Audience: Women / Moms     

Name: MOPS

Description: Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers (aka MOPS) is for any mother in the Columbus area with children ages ranging from in-utero up to Kindergarten. At COTT MOPS, we are sisterhood cultivators that will rally around you and love you when you need it the most. We want you to know that you belong!  Starting October 13th from 6-8pm

Time: 9:30-11:30AM  (Twice a month)  Childcare: Yes (limited childcare available)

Leader: Jennie Esterly   Tel. #: 720-602-1140

eMail:  Requirements: Annual Membership

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail)  

Topic/Audience: Women’s/ Bible Study

Name: Christ and Coffee

Description: Christ and Coffee is a women’s in-depth Bible study group striving to transform our hearts and minds to be more like Christ and to be a witness to those around us.  1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the Lord and His strength; seek his face continually.”

Time: 2:00pm       Childcare: No

Leader: Joann Freeman and Peggy Williams Tel. #: 706-662-8543 or 706-339-4629 

eMail: or

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail-Kids side)    Requirements: Bible



Topic/Audience: Bible Study

Name: Disciple Makers

Description: Disciple Makers is a group that has been meeting for years on Wednesday mornings. New folks join all the time. We will begin a short study on 9/23 on the views of the millennium, the rapture and the afterlife. It will probably last 6-8 weeks and then we will be off on another quest to dig deep into another area of Scripture.

Time: 6:30 AM    Childcare: No

Leader: Ed Grifenhagen        Tel. #: 706-681-2732


Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail - kids side)  Requirements: Bible 

Topic/Audience: Bible Study

Name: Fundamentals of the Faith

Description: If you desire to build a strong foundation in your walk with Christ, this 21 week course is for you. We will cover topics such as: how to study the Bible; God His character and attributes; the person of Jesus Christ and much much more.  This class is designed for people looking for truth – investigating the claims of Christianity, people new”ish” in their Christian walk, and people looking to be fully grounded in the fundamentals.

Time: 7:00pm      Childcare: No

Leader: Len Orenstein   Tel. #: 678-756-7872  eMail:

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (kids side)    Requirements: Fundamentals of Faith

Topic/Audience: Bible Study

Name: Priscilla Shirer’s “Elijah”

Description: According to advertising: In this faith-building study, we will discover how Elijah’s obedience to God kept him anchored, sharpened his faith, broadened his impact and invited heaven’s fire to fall. God is also working in our lives today to fashion a fiery, bold faith that will empower us to share the hope of Christ with family, friends, co-workers and community.

Time: 7:00pm      Childcare: No

Leader: Heather Orenstein     Tel. #: 678-863-0494    


Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail)   

Requirements: “Elijah” by Priscilla Shirer workbook 

Topic/Audience: Topical

Name: The Truth Project

Description: This video-based home Bible study is the starting point for looking at life from a biblical perspective. Join Dr. Del Tackett, as he takes you through 13 engaging video lessons on the relevance and importance of living the Biblical worldview in daily life, featuring insights from biblical experts like Ravi Zacharias, R.C. Sproul, Os Guiness and Gordon Pennington

Time: 6:30pm      Childcare: No

Leader: David Holt and Kelly Holt  Tel. #: 706-332-2212 or 706-289-0145

eMail: or

Location: 5116 Grandtree Court, Midland  Requirements: None 


Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Women

Name: The Grove

Description: The Grove is an invitation for all women to gather corporately as we worship, learn, and celebrate the greatness of Jesus together. Come and grow with us as you find breathing room for your soul and experience a God inspired message just for you! Childcare is provided!

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (every 1st Thursday of each month)    Childcare: Yes

Leader: Whitney Veneziani     Tel. #: 334-695-1150 


Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail)  

Topic/Audience: Bible Study

Name: Zoom in on Matthew 

Description: Zoom in on Matthew!! An in-depth, verse by verse, study of Matthew, the first book in the New Testament. The group started in March 2020. We are currently about 1/3 of the way through the book, but please jump in.

Time: 7:00 PM  Childcare: No

Leader: Ed Grifenhagen  eMail:        

Tel. #: 706-681-2732

Location: Zoom Only  Requirements: Bible 

Topic/Audience: Financial

Name: Financial Peace University

Description: Financial Peace is a 7 week series that will teach you how to manage your money. You will learn how to budget, get out of debt, pay off your house, & build wealth by Dave Ramsey and his team.

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm  (Starting Feb 25-April 22)  Childcare: No

Leader: Kyle and Courtney Williams

Tel. #: 706-594-9452 or 770-313-8043

eMail: or

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Road (Church On The Trail)

Requirements: Financial Peace University Workbook

Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Men

Name: Trailblazers

Description: Get in on our first monthly Trailblazers gathering of the Fall, Thursday September 10th at 6:30pm! We’ll have food, competitions, devotional and a great night of hanging out. Don’t do the journey of Authentic Manhood alone. Let’s face the battle together!

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (every 1st Thursday of each month)      Childcare: Yes

Leader: Richard Moore    Tel. #: 706-527-1819  eMail:

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail)

Requirements: No

Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Men

Name: Coffee Connect

Description: Grab a cup of java and hang out with some men from COTT! Every Thursday night from 6-7pm, we gather at Midtown Coffee for an hour of shooting the breeze, talking about a few verses from the Bible and some prayer. It's a great way to get connected and caffeinated.

Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm       Childcare: No

Leader: Richard Moore    Tel. #: 706-527-1819

Location: Midtown Coffee (1342 13th Street, Columbus)

Requirements: No


­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Men

Name: The Breakfast Club

Description: The Breakfast Club is a weekly gathering of brothers that focuses first on studying God’s Word, followed by encouragement, fellowship, prayer support and doing life together as men of God. Get ready for a good bit of humor, sports commentary and movie quoting!

Time: 6:30 AM     Childcare: No        

Leader: Lonnie Freeman  eMail:

Tel. #: 706-662-9012  Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd (Church On The Trail)     Requirements: Bring your Bible

Topic/Audience: Fellowship / Recreation

Name: Bible Bunco

Description: COTT Bible Bunco is a joyous fellowship open to all adults. We pray together, support each other, eat together and have a great time playing BUNCO! We celebrate Christ often through birthdays and holiday parties. The only requirement is to be a 9th grader or older. You are welcome to bring a dish to share but that is not required. We look forward to seeing you there.

Time: 7:00 PM (3rd Friday of each Month)       Childcare: No

Leader: Patty Freeman     Tel. #: 706-662-7741 


Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd. (Church On The Trail - Kids side) 

Requirements: none


Topic/Audience: Bible Study / Men

Name: Stand To

Description: Stand To! Christian Soldiers ready your hearts and minds for Battle, as we dive into the Book: On Spiritual Combat by Dave Grossman and Adam Davis. Each day will include powerful readings, encouraging scripture, meaningful hymns (bonus points if you sing them), and questions for reflection.

Time: 7:30am   Childcare: No 

Leader: Brendon Simmons


Tel. #: 478-387-5605 

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd. (Church On The Trail) 

Requirements: On Spiritual Combat by

Dave Grossman and Adam Davis


Topic/Audience: Outreach 

Name: Joyful Hearts

Description: Joyful Hearts provides a Bible Study and fellowship with residents of Oaks at Grove Park, an assisted living and memory care home. The 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 His loving arms.

Time:  Twice a month via Zoom     Leader: Patty Freeman  

eMail:     Tel. #: 706-662-7741

Location: 6720 Flat Rock Rd. (Church On The Trail) 

Requirements: None    

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