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CONNECTHER groups

She wraps herself in strength, might, and power.

Proverbs 31:17

ConnectHER Small Groups are designed with YOU in mind.  These groups are hosted by women from River of Life Church and meet all over the city of Jacksonville and surrounding areas.  From Bible studies to outreach opportunities, we have groups available for a wide variety of ages and interests.  
There's sure to be a group that you'll love!

Connecther groups  FALL 2019

Find a Group

These groups will run from February - June 2019!

Mom's Rock

Leaders: Regina Hartley +
Kimberly Hamm

October 19, November 16, December TBD*, January 18

2pm
135 Harmony Way
Richlands, NC
*December Location TBD
A group where Moms who are single, widowed, divorced and anywhere in between can come together in fellowship.  This group provides a safe space where mothers can be open and honest about the mental, financial, and physical struggles of parenting.
Contact:
910-467-4464
910-581-5544

Step Out on Faith

Leader: Irene Lynch

October 11, November 15, December 13, January 10

7pm
11 Grant Circle
Sneads Ferry, NC
In "The Faithful" Bible study we will explore pivotal moments in the lives of five great heroes of the Old Testament.  Borrowed from previous studies by Priscilla Shirer, Kelly Minter, Lisa Harper and others, we will unpack how God uses ordinary people for His glory.
Contact:
910-381-2107
[email protected]

Healing Wounds

Leader: Sandra Adams

October - January TBA

Time TBA
Conference Call
Healing wounds from the past and setting boundaries God's way.
Contact:
910-382-9827
[email protected]

Inner Healing

Leader: Anne Chick

October 11 & 25,
November 8 & 15,
December 6 & 13,
January 10 & 24

7pm
113 New Castle Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Using the methodology of John and Paula Sandford's Elijah House, we will receive teaching from leaders experienced in praying for people who have spiritual wounds and will learn from each by sharing experiences of God intervening in our lives to heal us.
Contact:
910-330-0483
[email protected]

Church Special Projects

Leader: Anne Chick

October 9, December 11, November 13, December 11, January 8

12noon
River of Life Church
As requested by our pastors, we will pray and internede for issues and initiatives critical for the growth of River of Life as a home for vital, living stones.  Currently focused on our new building and our pastors'  vision for true disciples of Jesus.  This group requires an application to join, contact Anne for more information.
Contact:
910-330-0483
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 1

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier +
Jaquie Onifer

October 3 & 17,
November 7 & 21,
December 5 & 19, January 2 & 16

6pm
Location TBD
To cultivate intimate friendships with Godly women in and outside of the church.  We accomplish this through small ConnectHER groups, prayer, social connections, planned events and informal outings.
Contact:
910-358-7177
732-597-3166

Heart 2 Heart Group 2

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier + Jaquie Onifer

October 3 & 17,
November 7 & 21,
December 5 & 19, January 2 & 16

2pm
Location TBD
To cultivate intimate friendships with Godly women in and outside of the church.  We accomplish this through small ConnectHER groups, prayer, social connections, planned events and informal outings.
Contact:
910-358-7177
732-597-3166

Restore the Roar

Leader: Kathy Kane

October 14, November 4, December 2, January 6

6:30pm
1006 Claymore Drive
Jacksonville, NC
We will be reading and discussing the book, "Restore the Roar." If you want to overcome fear, this group is for you.  We will learn how to defeat the lies of the enemy, find peace in the storm, be courageous and our our faith and trust in God.
Contact:
910-545-8007
[email protected]

Divine Military Detours

Leader: Amanda Roberts

October 14, November 18, December 16, January 20

6pm
558 Comfort Road
Richlands, NC 
In this group, we will come together and fellowship while discussing Pastor Sion Alford's book, "Divine Detours" and how it relates to our lives in the military world.
Contact:
256-609-3900
[email protected]

The Climb

Leaders: Barbara Dozier +
Octavia Thomas

October 7, November 4, December 9, January 13

6pm
207 Riverbirch Place
Jacksonville, NC
A tapestry of women who have experienced loss of a loved one or relationship.  We are sisters locking our arms together to climb out of our grief into a new identity with joy and peace.
Contact:
404-368-6521
910-382-2436

Focus

Leader: Delean Wooten

October 14 & 28, November 11 & 25, December 9, January 13 & 27

6:30pm
2850 NC Hwy 50
Maple Hill, NC
We will focus on becoming like Jesus, steering ourselves in the direction of His presence so our lives can be made like His.
Contact:
910-298-1621
[email protected]

In His Presence

Leaders: Eva Evans + Patricia Ladson

October 17, November 21, December 19, January 16

7pm
220 Eastridge Court
Jacksonville, NC
Our group is all about time with God one-on-one through worship and prayer.  It's a time to lay everything at the feet of Jesus.  During that time, whatever you need, Jesus is there to meet your needs because where the spirit of the Lord is there is freedom.
Contact:
910-330-4411
910-554-6135

The Body

Leaders: Cassandra  Lee +
Heidi Turner

October 3, 10, 17 & 24
November 7, 14 & 21
December 5, 12 & 19
January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

8;30pm
Conference Call*
*Must sign up to access sign-in code
We are a strip club outreach ministry.  Our outreach team visits the clubs once a month to bring gifts and show them the love of Christ.  Our prayer team calls in weekly to pray for those working in the clubs and each other.
Contact:
910-934-1465
[email protected]

Second Chances

Leader: Tammie Boykin Flanagan

October 4 & 18
November 1 & 15
December 6 & 20
January 3 & 17

7pm
104 Bannerman Mill Road
Richlands, NC
This is a group that is focused on the moments when you have wanted to give up, the moments when you feel less than accomplished, the moments when the enemy has stood at your door and made you believe you are not enough!  This group was made for you and I with the whispers of hope to say, "Give it one more chance!"
Contact:
910-330-3751
[email protected]

Sisters of East Asian Descent

Leader: Calyn Paquin

October - January TBA

Time TBA
Location TBA
Connecting with ladies with similar cultural heritage through fellowship and praying together.
Contact:
910-388-8532
[email protected]

ROL Young Adult Ladies

Leaders: Tiffany Borges +
Erianna Scott

October 6 & 20
November 3 & 17
December 1 & 15
January 5

6pm
800 Talon Cir Apt 2E
Jacksonville, NC
A place for young adult women (18 and graduated to 35 years old) to connect and grow together. This semester we will be reading and discussing "Exposing the Rejection Mindset" by Mark DeJesus.
Contact:
865-518-1011
910-478-8121

Speak "Faith" & Live

Leader: Latrice Osmack

October 4 & 18
November 1 & 15
December 6
January TBA

10am (January's time TBA)
204 Big Fish Run
Jacksonville, NC 
We will learn how to live from a place of victory by applying God's Word and speaking it daily.
Contact:
910-545-0440
[email protected]

Faith to Perfect Trust
Learning to Pray in the "Yes" of God

Leader: Peggy Grimes

October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
December 7 & 21
January 11 & 25

10am
223 Holly Grove Court E
Jacksonville, NC
Learn to live with triumphant faith, peace of mind, and enthusiastic testimony.   We will be using the book "Praying in the 'Yes' of God" by Derry James-Tannariello as our study guide and I know you will leave this group knowing so much more about how to see more of your prayers answered.
Contact:
910-459-6124
[email protected]

Millennial Moms

Leader: Sammi Detres

October 14 & 28
November 4 & 18
December 2 & 16
January 6 & 20

7pm
Location TBA
A safe place for young moms to grow in their faith and create new friendships.  We will meet twice a month rotating between studying Lisa Bevere's book, "Nurture,"and doing social events. So excited to come together and discover our our true identities as individuals and mothers!
Contact:
910-382-5901
[email protected]

Moms in Prayer

Leader: Marilyn Ledoux

October 3, 17, 24 & 31
November 7 & 14
December 5 & 12
January 9, 16 & 23

11am
3280 Henderson Dr #A
Jacksonville, NC
We meet for one hour and pray the powerful Word of God over our children, their teachers, and their schools.  Lives are changed, God is glorified, and we rejoice in the goodness of God!
Contact:
910-382-0750
[email protected]

Shine Girls

Leaders: Topeka Benton +
Karen Tates

October 18
November 15
December TBD*
January 17

6:30pm
River of Life Church
* December location TBD
Our desire is to nurture girls, ages 5 to 13, in such a way that they are so aware of who God has created them to be, that when they are older, they are confident, bold, and free.
Contact:
910-581-9486
[email protected]

Fellowship Friday

Leader: April Courie

October - January TBA

Times TBA
Location TBA
Let's gather for a meal or coffee and fellowship once a month.  This is a great way to get to know each other, meet new friends, and have fun.  We will meet at a local restaurant or coffee shop.
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]

REFIT

Leader: April Courie

October 3, 14, 17, 28 & 31
November 4, 7, 14, 18 & 21
December 2, 5, 9, 12, 16 & 19
January 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 & 30

Mondays at 6pm
Thursdays at 9am
Iron Forged Fitness
861 Piney Green Road
Jacksonville, NC
This is where you belong. Fitness is for everyBODY. This class will target your mind, body, and soul as we recover our identity as daughters of the King.  Each meeting, we will dive into the devotional, "Heir to the Crown," then use the duration of the class for our workout.
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]

The Overcomers

Leaders: Jowanna Watson +
Keri Wooten

October 21, November 18, December 16, January 13

6pm
114 Stonecroft Lane
Jacksonville, NC
Our pathways in life are about overcoming obstacles and circumstances by faith.  Join us as we study together unique women of the Bible and their journey as overcomers.
Contact:
910-554-2416
843-252-7381

A Place of Peace

Leaders: Barbara Butler

October 5, November 2, December 7, January 4

11am
112 Daphne Drive
Hubert, NC
This group is a place where women can come and decompress from the week, make new friendships, laugh, pray, and relax together.  My hope is that you leave refreshed and ready to tackle another week!
Contact:
910-539-4719

2TS (2nd Thursday Sisters)

Leader: Cathy Williams

October 11, November 14, December 12, January 9

7pm
204 Spanish Trail
Jacksonville, NC
The purpose of the group is to "be a friend and a sister" according to Biblical principles.  We will learn to hold each other accountable, to encourage, exhort, challenge, and learn from one another as we grow together. We want to put aside all the stigma that usually accompanies "girlfriend" relationships.
Contact:
910-358-7258
[email protected]

Leadership 101

Leader: Susanne Long

October 22, November 12, December 10, January 14

6:30pm
206 Bunker Court
Jacksonville, NC
Jesus was the ultimate leader, coach, and mentor.  Coaching and mentoring skills connect, strengthen and stabilize us.  When we stake our foundation in HIs authority, we can encourage, equip, develop, and influence.  Let's get ready for the new season ahead!
Contact:
910-330-5073
[email protected]

Called to Write

Leaders: Cheryl Mullins & Dawne McElhinney

October 8 & 15
November 5 & 19
December 3 & 17
January 7 & 21

10am
Location TBD
Designed to teach us about our partnership with God as well as learning the process of writing and publishing.
Contact:
910-340-5014

423-309-7677

PrayerTrekkers

Leader: Janice Burns

October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
December 7
January - No Meeting

8am
The Commons Parking Lot
This group prepares us for the warfare that we will need for our spiritual battles.  We will walk and pray, building up our core muscles to endure any circumstance that comes our way.
Contact:
910-650-2292
[email protected]

Fuse Youth Girls

Leader: Brianna Tates

October - January TBD

Time TBD
River of Life Church
Fuse is a time of small groups, fellowship, and fun for 8th-12th grade girls.
Contact:
540-841-9978
[email protected]

Fresh Start

Leader: Veronica Wruble

October - January TBD

Time TBD
Location TBD
A group for those divorced, separated, or at the end of a long-term relationship.
Contact:
910-670-0881
[email protected]

Battlefield of the Mind

Leaders: Deontay Brannon + Christie Fisher

October 3, November 7, December 5, January 9

6pm
Location TBD
The Battlefield of the Mind group provides strategies from God's Word to win the war against negative thoughts like fear, anxiety, depression, and anger in our minds.  Join us in changing our lives by changing the way we think!
Contact:
910-340-2915
[email protected]

Her Business His Glory

Leader: Quinika Benton

October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
December 14
January 11 & 25

10am
Southern Harvest Restaurant
Jacksonville, NC
This group is for women who want to start their own business or already have their own business.  We will get together to encourage and motivate each other in the journey of being an entrepreneur.
Contact:
910-581-9484
[email protected]gmail.com

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