And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And
Here is a snapshot of the early church, a community of people who were devoted to Jesus and one another. They prayed together, they ate together, and they learned together. The Orchard Church does not want to be groups of individuals who try to follow Jesus on their own, sporadically gathering for a service or a bible study. We need each other. Orchard Groups is a network of relationships centered around Jesus and his gospel. Groups are necessary and messy.
We have several types of groups you can join at The Orchard:
Connect Groups meet every Sunday morning at 9 and 10:45 am in The Front Room. Connect Groups provide an immediate connection for new people at The Orchard or for anyone looking to get into
- 9 am Connect Group - Current leaders Andy & Natalie Metcalf.
- 10:45 am Connect Group - Current leaders Jonathan & Jennifer Bennett.
Study Groups work in tandem with Community and Journey Groups and meet throughout the week at the church in the community. They can range in sized from 10-40+ people in size. Study groups are more steeped in theological training. There are 3 categories of study groups at The Orchard. They are:
- Family Groups - these are a series of classes that will make you an official covenant family member of The Orchard Church.
- Foundation Groups - designed to equip believers to make disciples, who make disciples and to shape sound doctrine and DNA of believers.
- Faith Topic Groups - designed to address specific subject matters (e.g. - parenting, marriage, finances, etc.).
Community Groups typically meet weekly or bi-weekly and are about 10-20 people in size. They meet in group member homes and they multiply when their size limit is exceeded. Study topics include Books of the Bible, topical studies or discussion of the weekly sermon.Find a Community Group
Journey Groups typically meet weekly and are about 2-5 people in size. They meet somewhere in the community that
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