LOVING PEOPLE INTO A RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS TO CHANGE THE WORLD
Small Groups invite us into deeper conversations and relationships with others who want to know and follow Jesus. New online groups will be formed in September. Spend 6 weeks getting to know more people from Cokesbury and grow in your faith together. This fall, Small Groups will be virtual and will be led by a facilitator.
Online Teaching Group Opportunities
Teaching Groups normally meet at the church to study with others so we can grow in our faith. These groups are now meeting virtually and would love for you to join them!
When you join a group via the registration links, you will receive a confirmation email that will give you all the details you need in order to participate. Contact Mary Lou Sokolow at firstname.lastname@example.org or 865-246-0438 if you need assistance.
For Men and Women:
Monday Evenings at 6:30 pm The Gospel of Matthew facilitated by Mark Wilson.
“Hope: An Advent Journey” by Olu Brown facilitated by Charles Maynard – join us on Mondays beginning November 30th at 7 p.m. via Zoom for this 4 week study as we discuss this brand new book that points us toward Hope. “In spite of our present difficulties, we have Emmanuel. Our hope is not based on external situations, but eternal promises. This Advent season can be the best ever if you dare to embrace the hope of Jesus right now, knowing that God’s grace and love are present to carry you through the most challenging times in your life.” Purchase this book from Amazon if you’d like to read it yourself and register below to join us.
Monday Mornings at 7 am OR Tuesday Evenings at 7 pm Brent Ronald uses the Discussion Guide found on the Cokesbury App to discuss the weekend’s message. Viewing the weekend’s message is not required.
Wednesday Evenings at 7 pm facilitated by Bob Goodson
Second Thursday of the Month at 8 am Monthly Men’s Prayer Breakfast is meeting virtually via Zoom. The next meeting is Thursday, October 8.
Wednesdays at 10:30 am via Zoom, Connect Fellowship for Women: Blessed Are the Misfits by Brant Hansen, facilitated by Linda McLaughlin and Debbie Ailey, beginning September 9. This highly provocative and humbly personal book will help you embrace the freedom to be yourself even as you discover just how astonishingly good God really is.
Digital Resources from previous Virtual Groups are available for group or personal use at any time. Available resources include Love Knoxville Neighboring Experience, Bible 101, Meeting Jesus, and Listening Through Lent. Find them here.
Teaching groups are led by a facilitator. Groups gather to learn through Biblically-based study and class discussion. These groups meet during the week or on Sunday. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Bishop of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church has recommended that all groups meet virtually at this time.
Take control of your money, plan for your future, and transform your life. This 9-week course is for anyone looking to make the right financial decisions to accomplish your long-term goals.
Let us know you’re interested in taking FPU.
Could your marriage be better? All relationships require care and attention to grow and to thrive. This Teaching Group is for any married couple looking to strengthen their relationship. Cost is $100 per couple. Groups meet for 2 hours each week for 9 weeks.
Let us know if you are interested in Marriage Workshop.
The Legacy Journey
The Legacy Journey is Dave Ramsey’s follow-up to Financial Peace University. This class will give you a biblical framework and practical tools for managing your resources and living a more generous life. You will gain valuable information on investing, wills, basic estate planning and more. It will show you how to live a legacy now while you prepare to leave a legacy for your children and future generations. If you want to know more about what the Bible has to say about money and wealth, then this class is for you.
While FPU is not a prerequisite for this class, it is highly recommended that you be debt free (except for
Let us know you’re interested in taking Legacy Journey.
Connect Fellowship for Women meets during the school year on Fridays, 9:15 – 11:30 am, or Mondays, 6:30 – 8 pm, at our North Campus. Subscribe to our Women’s Ministry Updates for all the details or to join a specific group.
Men’s Discussion Group
Facilitated by Brent Ronald, these ongoing studies meet on Mondays at 7 am or Tuesdays at 7 pm. These studies meet at the Cokesbury Offices in Hardin Valley, located at 2025 Castaic Ln.
A Small Group gathers weekly outside the normal structure of weekend worship experiences to create a community that points to Jesus.
At Cokesbury, we believe that God designed us to be in community with him, with other Christians, and with the world. For us, Small Groups provide that community. When you commit to being a part of a Small Group, it won’t be long before you realize that life really is better together.
GROUP SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Serving together as a group makes an impact on our world, but it also draws you closer as a group. Shared experiences like serving are invaluable in group life. The documents below outline great ways to serve together and feature some of our community partners. You’ll find everything you need to get started right here.
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