LifeGroups

LifeGroups are a place where individuals can develop meaningful relationships and give and receive encouragement through prayer, relevant discussion, and mutual support. 
 
Our fall Life Groups have launched! The groups will meet weekly over a 6 – week period ending the first week of December. 
 
Any questions about Life Groups call the church office (541-926-7981) or send an email to lifegroups@albanync.org.
 
Book of James – Discussion and study on the book of James. Hosted by Greg & Vickie Thomsen. Their group will meet at their home on Sundays, starting October 28th at 4-5:30PM.
 
1 John Study – Hosted by Bart Hutchison. This group will meet at Letha May’s home on Sundays, starting October 28th at 5:30-6:30PM. Please bring a dish to share. Children are welcome to attend.
 
60+ Bowling Group – Hosted by Jim & Ardys Bash. Their group will meet on Tuesdays, starting October 30th at 12:15PM at Lake Shore Lanes. Cost is $6.00.
 

Women’s Book Study “Girl Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis. Do you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don’ t have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: that’s a lie. In this challenging and inspiring new book, Rachel exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively, lies we’ve told ourselves so often we don’t even hear them anymore. Please purchase a book prior to the start of the study. 2 different studies available. 

-Hosted by Debbie Ropp, meet at Debbie’s home on Thursdays, starting November 1st at 6:30PM.

-Hosted by Dawn Dunn, meet at Loafers Station Restaurant, 222 Washington St. on Fridays, starting November 2nd at 12-1PM.
 

Walking Group hosted by Candi McFee – Meet in the lobby at Neighborhood Church on Wednesdays, starting November 7th at 7-7:45PM to go walking. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. The group will be walking the neighborhood around the church. 

The Promised Land by Ray Vander Laan –The first video focuses on how God put his mark on a people and their land — a mark that he has extended through ancient Israel to the faithful today. Hosted by Greg & Eve Dufour/ Terry & Erma Dufour. Will meet at Neighborhood Church on Wednesdays, starting  November 7th at 6:30-7:30PM.
 
Young Adults & Young Marrieds – Hosted by Rob & Maggie Shader. Will meet at Rob & Maggie’s home Thursdays, starting November 1st at 6PM for a potluck and connection. All young adults & married couples are invited. Kids welcome, bring a dish to share.
 
“Think Like a Detective” This exciting series provides answers to some of the toughest questions that attack the Christian faith as you are trained to become a Christian case maker. Learn to Think Like A Detective and be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. Hosted by Kevin & Robin Nygren. Their group will meet at their home on Thursdays, starting November 1st at 6:30PM. Bring a snack to share and children are welcome. 
 

Women’s Bible Study Coloring Journal (Color Yourself Inspired) The brand-new Women’s Bible Study Coloring Journal offers an inspiring creative outlet for women with a unique blend of Bible study elements and ample journaling space. Each page of this delightful journal features beautiful art pieces to color along with journaling lines to record your personal thoughts, plus a suggested Bible reading, key scripture, life application, reflection questions, and a prayer. Hosted by Holly Ito & Missy Bonitz, they will meet at Elmer’s Restaurant, 2802 Santiam Hwy, SE, on Thursdays, starting November 1st  at 7PM. Please bring your favorite coloring pencils and a copy of the book. It can be purchased through Amazon.