2460 Gum Branch Rd | 910.346.1114 | Sun 10am | Wed 7pm

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  ARE HAPPENING NOW!

Find a Group

Fall 2021 Groups are happening now!

College Connect (In-Person)

Leader: Erianna Scott

September 23
October 21
November 18
December 16
6-8PM
A group for women who are 18-23 years old to connect and grow together as they transition into adulthood!
Contact:
910-478-8121
[email protected]

** GROUP CLOSED **

Place of Peace (In-Person)

Leader: Barbara Butler

September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4

11AM
A place where one can rest and decompress and lean on other women who have come to connect and break bread. We will view a true life movie together in a relaxed environment.
Contact:
910-539-4719
[email protected]

Praise & Paint (Online & In-Person)

Leader: Christy Corey

September 18
October 16
November 13
December 11

10AM
Come together for fellowship, praise, and painting. Let’s worship together and bring God’s Word to life through paint. Meetings will be held in person and online. Come as you are and enjoy the fellowship. Every skill level is welcome!
Contact:
910-478-5509
[email protected]

Shine (In-Person)

Leaders: Topeka Benton, Quinika Benton,  Bri Courie & Kristen Dixon

September 3
October 1
November 5
6:30PM
Our desire is to nurture girls, ages 5-13, 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]

Heart 2 Heart Group 1
(In-Person)

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier & Jaquie Onifer

September 9 & 23
October 7 & 11
November 4 & 18
December 2 & 16
6:30PM
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 (Kathi)
732-597-3166 (Jaquie)
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 2
(In-Person)

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier & Jaquie Onifer

September 9 & 23
October 7 & 11
November 4 & 18
December 2 & 16
2PM
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 (Kathi)
732-597-3166 (Jaquie)
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 3
(In-Person)

Leaders: Tammie Parker & Flo Hemming

September 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 9 & 23

2PM
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:
910-330-0036
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 4
(In-Person)

Leaders: Kim Ortiz & Terrie Trim

September 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 9 & 23
6:30PM
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:
610-715-0465 (Kim)
910-330-4435 (Terrie)

[email protected] 

Heart 2 Heart Group 5
(In-Person)

Leaders: Brenda Manheim & Donna Pryor

September 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 9 & 23
2PM
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:
252-560-3422 (Brenda)
614-634-2863 (Donna)
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 6
(In-Person)

Leaders: Diane O'Keefe & Glenda Milligan

September 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 9 & 23
2PM
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:
585-397-5362 (Diane)
910-581-3822 (Glenda)

[email protected]

ROL Young Adult Ladies
(In-Person)

Leader: Tiffany Borges

September 30
October 14
November 11
December 16
6:30PM
A place for young adult women (18 and graduated to 35) to connect and grow together. 
Contact:
865-518-1011
[email protected]

Refined & Defined (In-Person)

Leader: Victoria Acosta

September 10 & 24
October 8 & 22
November 12 & 19
December 9 & 22
7:30PM
Part of the process of understanding our identity in Christ is being tried by the fire. Join me, as we discover the importance of being refined by our Father and how it leads to breakthrough and healing. Even through our biggest trials, He is faithful to complete His good work in us and through us.
Contact:
910-554-9578
[email protected]

Fellowship Friday
(In-Person)

Leader: April Courie

September 24
October 29
November 19
December 3
6PM
We gather together and share a meal. This is an opportunity to meet new people or catch up with a friend. There’s always a lot of laughter, fellowshipping, games and prizes. 
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]

REFIT with April

Leader: April Courie

September 9, 16, 23 & 30
October 7, 14 & 28
November 4 & 18
December 2
6PM
We believe that the heart is more than a muscle. That a person is more than a body. That relationships are as important as results. We believe fitness isn’t just for the fit...it’s for the willing.The great thing about REFIT® is that it fits everyone! You belong here.
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]

In His Presence
(In-Person)

Leaders: Eva Evans & Patricia Ladson

September 16
October 21
November 18
December 16
7PM
A place where you can spend one-on-one time with God through prayer, praise, and worship. It’s a place of peace.
Contact:
910-330-4411 (Eva)
910-554-6135 (Patricia)

Fuse (In-Person)

Leaders: Brianna Tates & Erianna Scott

September 18
October 16
6PM
Fuse is a group for 8th-12th grade girls. It’s a time where we get to connect on a more personal level and grow deeper in our walk with Christ together. Plus there is always food, activities, and fellowship.
Contact:
540-841-9988
[email protected]

(in)Courage (In-Person)

Leaders: Sammi Detres & Tia Jackson

September 18 & 20*
October 4 & 18
November 1 & 15
December 4*
10AM, *6PM
A safe place where all women have a seat at the table of motherhood. No matter what stage of motherhood (pregnant, toddler, teenager, empty nester, etc.) there is a place for you to get connected and build community.
Contact:
910-346-1114
[email protected]

Healing the Wounded Soul
(In-Person)

Leader: Peggy Grimes

September 10 & 24
October 8 & 22
November 5 & 19
December 3 & 17
10AM
Learn the importance of healing the wounds, offenses, traumas, and generational sin that have affected your soul over your lifetime. In this study by Katie Souza, we will delve into what is needed to heal those wounds and see breakthroughs from things you may never have realized you have been dealing with!
Contact:
910-459-6124
[email protected]

The Climb (Online)

Leaders: Octavia Thomas, Barbara Dozier, Angie Fisher, Andrea Jackson, & Monique Ware

September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13
6:30PM
The Climb is a Bible Study focused on enlightenment which leads to resiliency, empowerment, and faith in God at a new level to hear Him through His Word and cultivate a more intimate walk with Him.
Contact:
910-526-6551 (Angie)
[email protected]

Moms Rock

Leaders: Kimberly Hamm & Regina Hartley
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18
2PM
A group where moms who are single, widowed, divorced and anywhere in between can come together in fellowship. We provide a safe space where mothers can be open and honest about the struggles of single parenting. We also celebrate the joys, triumphs and victories!
Contact:
910-581-5544
910-467-4464 [email protected] [email protected]

Shaping Minds, Changing Lives: Teachers for Christ (Online)

Leader: Aubrey Stewart

September 3, 10, 17 & 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
November 5, 12 & 19
December 3 & 17
6PM
This will be an online Facebook group where teachers can share resources and hear what God has for us. We have been placed in this profession for such a time as this! Join us for fellowship and collaboration. This is to inspire unity and share God’s love for teachers. This group is open to ALL teachers!!
Contact:
910-968-7494
[email protected]

Sisters in Christ (In-Person)

Leader: Delean Wooten

September 13
October 11
November 8
December 6
6:30PM
This group will be a time of fellowship with my sisters. We will meet at different places for coffee and fellowship.
Contact:
910-289-1621
[email protected]

Moms in Prayer
(In-Person & Online)

Leader: Marilyn Ledoux

September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
October 7, 14, 21 & 28
November 4 & 18
December 2 & 9

11AM
We meet for one hour in person or over the phone to pray for our children and those in our schools, praising our God and using His Word to intercede for our kids. Replace your worry for your child with peace and confidence in our God who hears and answers prayer!
Contact:
910-382-0750
[email protected]