Loxley Groups

Fall Semester 2018
September-December

Loxley Groups have one purpose:

 

To Bring People Together

 

We believe God created us to live in relationship with others. Only then can we love, lead and live the full life He intends for us. Sharing life through community is part of our design, because life is simply better together.

GROUP: Loxley Kids (K-6th Grade)
LEADERS: Anita Green, Stephanie Johnson, Shelly Gibson, Shery Koster ( 4 HELPERS NEEDED)
DAY/TIME: Sunday 9:30am-10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Kids Building
DESCRIPTION: Open to children K-6th grade using a ministry curriculum that combines music, small group discussions, video presentations, and creative activities together to reinforce one clear and simple bottom line each week, so kids can walk away and remember what matters most.

GROUP: Loxley Students (Middle School)
LEADER: “D” Hallford
DAY/TIME: Sunday 9:45am- 10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance, L202
DESCRIPTION: Open to students grades 6th- 8th grade focusing on spiritual development and discipleship

GROUP: Loxley Students (High School)
LEADERS: Steven and Mamie Ryan
DAY/TIME: Sundays 9:45am- 10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance, L203
DESCRIPTION: Open to students grades 9th- 12th grades focusing on spiritual development and discipleship

GROUP: Purpose Driven Life (All Ages)
LEADERS: David and Jade Huggins
DAY/TIME: Sunday 9:45am-10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L102
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: What On Earth Am I Here For? is a video-based small group study of The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren. On your journey you’ll find the answers to three of life’s most important questions:
The Question of Existence: Why am I alive?
The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?
The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for?
Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond mere survival and success to a life of significance—the life you were meant to live.

GROUP: Gospel Foundations (All Ages)
LEADER: Amy Causey
DAY/TIME: Sunday 9:45am-10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L201
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: From cover to cover, the Bible is the story of God’s plan to redeem sinners through Jesus—the gospel. Gospel Foundations tells that story.

GROUP: Explore the Bible, Galatians & James (All Ages)
LEADER: Lloyd Pitts
DAY/TIME: Sundays 9:45am-10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L204
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: Study Galatians and James in biblical and cultural context this fall. While some see a contradiction between the two books, a closer look reveals the views of Paul and James to be complementary. Paul spoke to those trying to obtain salvation by works, and James wrote to those who claimed to be saved, but with no visible evidence in their lives. Today, believers and unbelievers continue to struggle with these same issues.

GROUP: Senior Adult Bible Study (All Ages)
LEADERS: John and Rhetta Huggins
DAY/TIME: Sunday 9:45am-10:35am
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L105
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: Biblical Study on Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; Pastoral Letters: 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus

GROUP: ENGAGE (All Ages)
LEADERS: Kevin Mills and PaulaAnn Campbell Buettner
DAY/TIME: Sunday, beginning October 7th, 9:45am
LOCATION: Ministry Center Banquet Room
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: ENGAGE is designed to offer you the opportunity to learn what we’re all about here at Loxley Church of God. Sessions are covered in consecutive weeks. The purpose of ENGAGE is for YOU to be fully engaged in loving, leading, and living in Christ.

GROUP: Fall Feasts of the Lord (All Ages)
LEADER: Patricia Wiggins
DAY/TIME: Sunday, beginning Sept 16th, 5pm-6:30pm
LOCATION: Ministry Center Banquet Room
CHILDCARE: No
SUPPLIES NEEDED: Bring a folder or binder for notes
DESCRIPTION: This is a study of the Fall Feasts of the Lord. It will provide you with a brief overview of all the Feasts but focus will be given to the Fall Feasts. Much time will be given to the meaning of the Feasts and how the Feasts of the Tabernacle was observed. You can expect to see parallels between their prophetic dress rehearsals and their reality to come. For prophecy lovers among us, the study of the Fall Feasts will unveil the revelation of God’s timeline, both the last days and end time events. Our project for this study will be a Sukkah Night, October 28th. Scripture reference is Leviticus 23. This study will cover Yom Teruah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Shmini.

GROUP: W3 (Women’s Worship Workout- All ages)
LEADER: Logan Click
DAY/TIME: Monday, beginning Sept 10th, 9am
LOCATION: Loxley Kids
CHILDCARE: No
DESCRIPTION: Get in your Monday morning cardio using motions to encouraging music

GROUP: Walk by Faith Walking Group (All Ages)
LEADER: Stephanie Johnson
DAY/TIME: Tuesday, 8:30am
LOCATION: Robertsdale Tennis Courts
DESCRIPTION: Walking and talking as we encourage one another in our daily walk with the Lord

GROUP: Prayer Time (All Ages)
LEADER: Pastor Brian Wade
DAY/TIME: Tuesday 9am
LOCATION: Sanctuary
DESCRIPTION: Come pray in the sanctuary for specific needs. A prayer list is provided.

GROUP: GriefShare (All Ages)
LEADER: Dee McClantoc
DAY/TIME: Tuesday, beginning Sept 4th, 10:00am-12:00pm
LOCATION: Ministry Center Banquet Room
CHILDCARE: No
COST: $15 for workbook
DESCRIPTION: GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

GROUP: God’s Creative Power for Healing (All Ages)
LEADERS: Barry and Brenda Yarbrough
DAY/TIME: Tuesday, beginning September 4th, 6:30pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Barry and Brenda’s Home, Loxley
CHILDCARE: No
COST: $5 for book/supplies
DESCRIPTION: This powerful book combines teaching with Scripture confessions for healing. You will learn how you can release the ability of God for your healing by the words of your mouth!

GROUP: Goliath Must Fall (Girls 16 -25 years old)
LEADER: Logan Click
DAY/TIME: Tuesday, beginning September 4th, 6:00pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Logan’s Home, Loxley
COST: $10 for book
CHILDCARE: No
DESCRIPTION: Fear. Rejection. Comfort. Anger. Addiction…Must Fall.
God has a better plan for you, a plan for you to live in victory. That’s why he has silenced your giant once and for all. In Goliath Must Fall, we will uncover a newfound twist in the classic story of David and Goliath. The key to living free from our giants is not better slingshot accuracy, but keeping our eyes on the one and only giant-slayer—Jesus.

GROUP: Song of Solomon (All Ages)
LEADER: Woody Cotton
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, beginning Sept 5th, 10:00-11:30am
LOCATION: L102
CHILDCARE: No
DESCRIPTION: Do you long to know God? Do you want to understand how He sees you, how He feels about you, even in your weakness? Nothing empowers the human heart like the revelation of God’s affection for us. Song of Songs is an eight-chapter love song revealing the passionate desire of God for His Bride. In this 24-part series Mike introduces the bridal paradigm, a lens through which we view the kingdom of God with the eyes of a cherished bride. Drawing insight from the story of this song, Mike answers the question of how to find purpose and happiness, so that our hearts are empowered to trust Him in all seasons of life.

GROUP: Loxley Kids Service/Electives
LEADER: Logan Click
DAY/TIME: Wednesday 6pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Loxley Kids
COST: Purchase of food/drinks from the café are optional but available
DESCRIPTION: Children are taught the Word of God using songs, scriptures, games, and Bible Stories. Electives and service projects are also implemented during the semester. This group also has immediate positions available to serve in nursery, preschool, elementary, and welcome center.
*Parents should remain on campus and attend a group or serve in a ministry.

GROUP: Loxley Students Service
LEADER: Kevin Mills
DAY/TIME: Wednesday 6pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Ministry Center Café and Gym
COST: Purchase of food/drinks from the café are optional but available
DESCRIPTION: Students are taught the Word of God through games, songs, a message and prayer time.

GROUP: Loxley College & Career
LEADERS: Tim and Emme Hobbs
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, 6:30pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Ministry Center
DESCRIPTION: Open for high school graduates to age 25. This group focuses on real life scenarios and relationships as we grow together in Christ.

GROUP: Since the Upper Room: The History of the Church (All Ages)
LEADER: Pastor Brian Wade
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L105
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: Learn the history of the church, starting with the book of Acts to where we are today.

GROUP: The Purple Book (All Ages)
LEADERS: PaulaAnn Campbell Buettner
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L203
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
COST: $10 for book
DESCRIPTION: The Purple Book is a 12-chapter Bible Study Guide designed to help believers know and apply the essential beliefs of Christianity. The Purple Book will help you understand foundational truths such as sin, salvation, spiritual gifts, prayer, worship, generosity, and evangelism. This is a great study to follow up information learned during ENGAGE.

GROUP: Graced Based Parenting (All Ages)
LEADER: Megan Foy
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance/ L201
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
COST: $10 for book
DESCRIPTION: Grace Based Parenting is not another manual full of impossible standards; rather it is a new map for learning to see ourselves and our children through God’s limitless tenderness – to raise our kids the way God raises us. Dr. Kimmel offers a revolutionary concept that focuses on the model and guidance provided by God the Father – the ultimate child and family expert. This thoughtful, profound and compassionate message presents a truly liberating way to nurture a healthy family. As we embrace the grace God offers, we begin to give it – creating a sound foundation for raising morally strong and spiritually motivated children.

GROUP: The Indestructible Marriage (All Ages)
LEADERS: Dale and Amy Causey
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, 6:30pm-7:30pm
LOCATION: Loxley Groups Building/Merge Point Entrance, L204
CHILDCARE: Yes, in Loxley Kids
COST: $10 for Binder
DESCRIPTION: The Indestructible Marriage will show you that no matter the quality of your relationship today, you can have a lasting and thriving marriage.
Session 1 – God’s Indestructible Plan for Marriage
Session 2 – Indestructible Communication
Session 3 – Indestructible Love
Session 4 – Real Sexual Intimacy and Fulfillment
Session 5 – Rust-Proofing Your Marriage
Session 6 – Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage
Session 7 – Affair-Proofing Your Marriage Part 1
Session 8 – Affair-Proofing Your Marriage Part 2

GROUP: Preschool Moms
LEADER: Lindsey Abrego
DAY/TIME: Every other Thursday beginning September 6th ,9:00am
LOCATION: Silverhill Community Park
DESCRIPTION: Gather together with other moms for a fun playdate

GROUP: Healthier YOU (All Ages)
LEADER: “D” Hallford
DAY/TIME: Second Thursday of each month beginning September 13th, 10am
LOCATION: Magnolia Blossom Cafe
DESCRIPTION: This group is to help promote healthy eating choices. No matter what your diet or health condition, together we can encourage, support, and share with one another to promote healthy habits. This group would consist of recipe swapping, goal sharing, and cooking together.

GROUP: Survivors (All Ages)
LEADERS: Carol Gardner, PaulaAnn Campbell Buettner
DAY/TIME: Second Thursday of each month starting September 13th/ 12pm Noon
LOCATION: Ministry Center Banquet Room
DESCRIPTION: Survivors is a group of widows who support one another, share devotions, and offer helpful information to help household management. We share and care for one another through the good days and not so good days. We also share helpful recommendations for dependable maintenance assistance.

GROUP: 50s/60s Dinner Group
LEADER: Pam Charlton
DAY/TIME: TBA
LOCATION: TBA
DESCRIPTION: Dinner nights and social activities for anyone in their 50s/60s.

GROUP: Loxley Senior Adults Monthly Outreach
LEADER: Katherine Breeden
DAY/TIME: First Friday of every month:
Sept 7(Noon), Oct 5 (Noon), Nov 2 (6:30pm Loxley Civic Center), Dec 7 (TBA)
LOCATION: Ministry Center Banquet Room, Loxley Civic Center (Nov 2)
DESCRIPTION: Loxley Seniors Group offers many monthly activities to build relationships and support for one another.

GROUP: Loxley Worship
LEADER: Mike Middleton
DAY/TIME: Sundays as scheduled, Wednesdays 6pm
LOCATION: Sanctuary
AUDITIONS: September 9th
DESCRIPTION: Love to sing? Play an instrument? We invite you to use your gifts and talents in the music ministry.

GROUP: Loxley Production Team
LEADER: Mike Middleton
DAY/TIME: Sundays and Wednesdays as scheduled
LOCATION: Sanctuary
DESCRIPTION: Enjoy technology? We invite you to join this team! This team helps with sound, lights, and media.

GROUP: Loxley Photography/Creative Team
LEADER: Chelsea Middleton
DAY/TIME: Sundays and Wednesdays as scheduled
DESCRIPTION: Love taking pictures? We’d love to showcase your creativity taking pictures of various activities on campus.

GROUP: First Impressions Team
LEADER: Amy Causey
DAY/TIME: Sundays and Wednesdays as scheduled
DESCRIPTION: Friendly smiles and warm handshakes welcome everyone on our campus. In the parking lot, at every door, and inside the buildings, we value every person. Join this team to share your smile with others! This team includes greeters, ushers, parking (golf cart), safety and medical.

GROUP: Connect Team
LEADERS: PaulaAnn Campbell Buettner
DAY/TIME: Sunday
DESCRPTION: We value every person! We know people have busy lives, but everyone likes to know they are noticed. Join this team to meet new guests and help others always have a friend to connect.

GROUP: Loxley Kids
LEADER: Logan Click
DAY/TIME: Sundays and Wednesdays as scheduled.
LOCATION: Loxley Kids
DESCRIPTION: From 6 weeks to 6th grade, we teach children God’s Word. The opportunity to share the love of God with a child is life changing! Serving in Loxley Kids is fun, motivational, and impacts a child’s life for eternity! There are many opportunities to serve. All positions require a background check and training.
There are IMMEDIATE POSITIONS available: nursery, preschool, group leaders and helpers, welcome team members for kid’s check-in, media, team leaders to supervise during the service, 5th and 6th grade leaders, 1st service leader).

GROUP: Loxley Students/Loxley College and Career
LEADER: Kevin Mills
DAY/TIME: Sundays and Wednesdays as scheduled
LOCATION: Ministry Center Café and Gym
DESCRIPTION: Students, High school to College, crave people in their lives to encourage and inspire them. Serving in Loxley Students, gives them positive role models that keep them going during life’s challenging moments.

GROUP: SURGE at Robertsdale Elementary
LEADERS: Logan Click and PaulaAnn Campbell Buettner
DAY/TIME: TBA/ 7:30am
LOCATION: Robertsdale Elementary School
DESCRIPTION: This group meets to lead elementary students in activities, games, tell stories, and facilitate discussions focusing on life skills with links to Christian principles.

GROUP: Loxley Group Leaders
LEADER: YOU
DAY/TIME: YOUR SCHEDULE DOING WHAT YOU LOVE
LOCATION: YOU DECIDE
DESCRIPTION: YES, you can lead a group!

GROUP LEADER INFORMATION:
Leading a Group isn’t about being perfect; it’s about serving others by giving them a place to connect. Hosting a group is simple—choose a topic that interests you and select a time and location to meet with others to share it. Whether it’s reading a book, fishing, golfing, studying the Bible, cooking, sewing, exercising, playing with your children, eating breakfast, lunch or dinner, let’s invite others to join in. We give you essential tools to make your Group successful through Group Leader Training. We believe people’s lives are changed one semester at a time by moving one step toward Christ, and as a Small Group leader you get to play an important role in that process.

A Group LEADER is
1. Passionate about GOD and PEOPLE
2. A person of CHARACTER and INTEGRITY
3. Supportive of the VISION and MISSION of the church, in attitude, and attendance and giving
4. Open to DIRECTION from your coach and leadership team
5. COMMUNICATING with the group and leadership team

How do I BECOME a group leader?
1. Attend & become a member of Loxley Church of God by attending Engage
2. Attend Group Leader Training
3. Complete the Leadership Application
4. Agree to comply with the Leader Commitment and Honor Code
5. Complete an authorized confidential background check (not a credit check)
Winter Semester: January-April
Spring/Summer Semester: May-August
Fall Semester: September-December

YOU’RE INVITED!
Group Leader Training is November 4th at 4pm.

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