Small Group Directory

Fall Semester 2020

Pastors' Bible Study

Join Pastor Tom and Josh as they survey different topics and stories in the bible every Wednesday at 6:30 PM.

Leader Name / Phone: Pastor Tom Barkey  & Pastor Josh Lotzenhiser

When: Wednesdays, 6:30 PM

Oct. 7 - Nov. 18

Where: Livestream: Churchofgraceyl.online.church  /  YouTube  /  Facebook

Age Preference: Everyone

She Reads Truth

She Reads Truth is a worldwide organization that encourages communities of women to read God’s Word together every day. 

However, this is not just a Bible reading program, but an opportunity to individually read scripture and then come together and discuss it.  You read the specified material daily at home and then we gather together once each week.  We’ll kick off each meeting with a set of discussion questions that will open up a dialog of thoughts, understandings, ideas and revelations we have received.  Our intention in this reading format will be to understand more fully the nature of God, and not just read for reading sake.

This beautifully illustrated study guide not only contains the Bible text we will be reading, but also tear-out scripture memory cards, charts, graphs, and other additions.

Leader Name / Phone: Suzette Barkey

Leader's Email: suzette@churchofgrace.com

When: Sundays 5 - 6:30 PM

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 (November Dates TBD)

Where: Home of Suzette Barkey (Address will be provided to attendees)

Age Preference: Women 16+

Curriculum: She Reads Truth "1&2 Corinthians" Study Guide ($22)

https://www.shopshereadstruth.com/products/1-2-corinthians-study-book-she-reads-truth

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Men's Bible Study

"World Issues and the Word of God"

What does the Bible say about taxes, minimum wage, border security, socialism, globalism, helping the poor, and other pertinent issues?

Leader Name / Phone: Jim Frejek / 714-838-4394

Leader's Email: jcfrejek@gmail.com

When: Mondays, 7 - 8:30 PM

Oct. 5 - Nov. 15

Where: Church of Grace, Rm. 202

Curriculum: Bring your bible and a notebook

Age Preference: Men (16+)

Childcare Available: No

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Limitless

Have you ever heard a message and realized you don't recognize the Bible story the speaker is talking about? Go back to the basics with us on Friday nights. Casual hang out with prayer and worship.

Leader Name: Megan Lotzenhiser & Hector Baca

Leader's Email: Megan@churchofgrace.com, Hector.Baca@churchofgrace.com

When: Friday, 7 PM

Oct. 16, Oct. 30, Nov 13 (locations are TBD)

Age Preference: Adults 18 - 35

Childcare Available: No

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King David Bible Study

King David: a man after God’s own heart!  We will spend 5 weeks looking at David’s life and his writings in the Psalms to gain insight into the Lord’s heart.  Our faith will grow in his lovingkindness and tender mercies.  We will also use movie clips to illustrate the spiritual truths.

Leader Name: Mark Linen / 714-398-4953

Leader's Email: marklinen@sbcglobal.net

When: Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Oct. 6 - Nov. 17

Where: Church of Grace, Rm 201

Age Preference: Adults

Childcare Available: No

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The Craft Nook

Never find the time to work on your projects?  Miss the fellowship with others that are crafty like you?  Then this fun gathering is where you’ll want to be.  Whether it’s scrapbooking, knitting, jewelry design, creating cards, etc, bring whatever craft project you’re working on and enjoy the fellowship as you create.

chair and table for each individual will be provided.

Leader Name: Brenda Coogan / 714-883-8324

Leader's Email: bcoogan@pacbell.net

When: Mondays, 4 PM - 9 PM (come and go as you please)

Oct. 6 - Nov. 16

Where: Church of Grace, Warehouse

Age Preference: None

Childcare Available: No

Cost: None, if you would like, bring a snack to share.

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Potluck Tea Social

You are invited to participate in three potluck tea gatherings with Cindy Freeman, Suzette Barkey, and Rya Hackman at their homes.  Everyone participating will be asked to contribute specific items on a predetermined menu.

You can sign up for one or all the dates.

Leader Name / Phone: Rya Hackman / 714-398-0074

Leader's Email: royace@att.net

When: Saturday, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Oct. 17 / Oct. 31 / Nov. 14

Where: TBD

Age Preference: Women (Limited to 10 - including hostesses)

Childcare Available: No

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The End Times and The Book of Revelation

We will examine the Book of Revelation and corresponding prophecies in both the Old and New Testaments. NO doom and gloom as we examine the glorious future of ALL believers and engage some Biblical myth-busting of some unscriptural traditional teachings. The Word of God will be the sole source of our information, avoiding speculation, supposition, theory, and conjecture. (4 semester course).

Leader Name / Phone: Jim Frejek / 714-838-4394

Leader's Email: jcfrejek@gmail.com

When: Thursdays, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

Oct. 8 - Nov 19

Curriculum: Bring your bible and a notebook

Age Preference: Everyone 16+

Childcare Available: No

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Bag Ladies

Join a fun group of women who meet right after church every other month to pack personal hygiene items into zip bags. These bags are then made available to the congregation to keep in their car to give to the homeless. We meet in the warehouse the second Sunday (unless the date is changed due to a holiday) for each of the following months: October, December, February, April, June, August. Hope to see you there!

Leader Name / Phone: Pamela Christian / 714-624-0914

Leader's Email: plchristian2019@gmail.com

When: Sunday, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Oct. 11

Where: Church of Grace, Warehouse

Age Preference: None

Childcare Available: No

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Crisis Care

Crisis Care Ministry consists of people who have a heart of compassion and a desire to serve/worship God by helping those of our congregation over rough, unexpected events that happen in their lives.  For example, we provide funeral receptions, as well as food for those just returning from a hospital stay.  Basically, we show our church family we love them every day, no matter what happens in their lives.  Obviously, our ministry doesn't meet regularly or often, but when we're needed, we're willing to help at a moment's notice if possible.  The needs are not always the same, but we're willing to help however we're needed.  If you'd like to make a difference in the lives of our church family, we'd love to have you join us!

Leader Name / Phone: Jan Kriz / 714-335-6607

Leader's Email: jankriz@verizon.net

When: When a need arises

Matthew 25:37,40: "Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?" "Assuredly I say to you in as much as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me."

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Intercessory Prayer

Intercessors

Leader Name / Phone: Lorna Juarez / 714-928-9959

Leader's Email: ljjuarez@sbcglobal.net

When: 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

1st and 3rd Sundays

Age Preference: None

Childcare Available: No

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