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GROUPS

OPEN vs CLOSED

Open:

No class fees, registration, or end dates are required unless otherwise stated. Participants are welcome to come and go throughout the semester.

 

Closed:

Class fees, registration, and end dates apply. After the first or second classes, no new members will be added.

SUNDAY
No Childcare Provided

Men’s Prayer Group

Men meet to pray for the needs of the church, community, world, and individuals.

Men meet at two different times.

Leader: Nik Holland

Time: 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Location: ADMIN-6

Class Length: Ongoing

Class Fee: None

Participants: Men

This is an open group. No registration required.

Messy Beautiful Friendships (CLASS is FULL)

Women long for deep and lasting friendships but often find them challenging to make. The private angst they feel regarding friendship often translates into their own insecurity and isolation- what's holding them back from developing satisfying friendships.

- how to make and deepen friendships

- how to overcome insecurity, self-imposed isolation, and past hurts

- how to embrace the people God has already placed in their lives as potential friends

- and how to revel in the beauty and joy of everyday friendship.

Leader: Maggie Flynn

Begins: May 19th (bi-weekly)

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Off Campus

Class Length: 14 weeks

Book Cost: $10

Participants: Women

Purely His

Purely His is a safe place to get real with your questions. We, together with the help of the Holy Spirit, learn how your story and God’s plan for you come together for His glory! In these 5 Steps, over 5 months, we draw closer together in a sisterhood or band of brothers as we come to the foot of the cross to find the answers and healing in Jesus.

  1. Your Story

  2. His Story

  3. Get Unstuck

  4. Walk it out

  5. Take Someone With You

Someone who goes through a Purely His group can expect to come out with a new, or renewed, passion for Christ! Your story IS your authority to be used for HIS GLORY! You can expect to be on fire for Him! All In With Jesus!

Leader: Amanda Jones

Begins: February 4

Time: 5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Location: Off Campus

Class Length: 5 months

Class Fee: $40

Participants: Ladies

This is a closed group. Registration required.

Women’s Prayer Group


This a group of women who believe in the power of prayer and in supporting IBC through prayer. They pray for God’s protection and provision for all things IBC; such as the spiritual growth of the church, the pastors, leaders, ministries, families, and all age groups from babies to senior adults. They also pray for the community and the nation.

 

Leader: Becky Mack

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Location: SC-5

Class Length: Ongoing  

Class Fee: None

Participants: Women

This is an open group. No registration required.

Women's Summer Group

Join us for our Summer Women's Group. Monday's from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Activity Center. We will be learning more about who God is, as we walk through Jen Wilkin's book "You are a Theologian." 

 

Leader:Dawn Spicer

Weekly: Mondays at 9:30-11:00am

Location: On Campus

Week 1: Chapter 1 & 2– June 3

Week 2: Chapter 3 & 4– June 10 

June 17th is VBS week— NO BIBLE STUDY 

Week 3: Chapter 5 & 6– June 24 

Week 4: Chapter 7 & 8– July 1

Week 5: Chapter 9 & 10– July 8

Childcare is available (please email Lauren ASAP--LHolley@ibcpace.com)

This is an open group. Registration required.

Women’s Book Club

 

Ladies of all ages are welcome to attend our monthly book club! We meet at various ladies' homes, restaurants or the church. All books are spiritually based and are facilitated in an open discussion setting. This is a great opportunity to meet other ladies and enjoy a time of fellowship, fun and prayer. We do ask that you secure your own copy of each book in the format of your choosing. Examples are: Kindle, e-book, public library, audible or purchased copy.

 

Leaders: Sara Shuman & Linda Gooch

Begins: August 26th

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM  |  Monthly

Location: Off Campus (Varies)

Class Length: Ongoing (4th Monday of the Month)

Class Fee: None

Participants: Women

This is an open group. No registration required.

The Bridge: Young Adults​ (Starts August 19th)

Relevant worship and Bible study geared towards young adults. Drop in for a relaxed and laid-back time of discussion.

Leader: Pastor Tanner Guidry

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM  |  Weekly

Location: SC

Class Length: Ongoing

Class Fee: None

Participants: COED

This is an open group. No registration required.

Be Joyful (CLASS IS FULL)

Despite his dire situation as a prisoner in a Roman jail, Paul`s letter to the church at Philippi overflows with joy. Discover Paul's secret to finding joy in Christ. The book leads you on a verse-by-verse tour through the book of Philippians. Take notice of Paul's single-minded focus that remains on Jesus and learn how your joy can also be complete in Christ.

Location: On Campus

More Information: Email Groups@ibcpace.com

Purely His

Purely His is a safe place to get real with your questions. We, together with the help of the Holy Spirit, learn how your story and God’s plan for you come together for His glory! In these 5 Steps, over 5 months, we draw closer together in a sisterhood or band of brothers as we come to the foot of the cross to find the answers and healing in Jesus.

  1. Your Story

  2. His Story

  3. Get Unstuck

  4. Walk it out

  5. Take Someone With You

Someone who goes through a Purely His group can expect to come out with a new, or renewed, passion for Christ! Your story IS your authority to be used for HIS GLORY! You can expect to be on fire for Him! All In With Jesus!

Leader: James Jones

Begins: February 5

Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Location: Off Campus

Class Length: 5 months

Class Fee: $40

Participants: Men

This is a closed group. Registration required.

WEDNESDAY
Childcare Provided

Preschool, Children, and Youth Activities on campus.

Nursery (Starts Aug. 21)

Age: Babies to 3 yr

Leader: Jonetter Kimbro

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: Bldg B

Awana Clubs (Starts Aug. 21)

Age: 4 yr to 5th grade

Leaders: Matt & Emily Pike

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: AC & SC

The Circle (Starts Aug. 21)

Age: 6th-12th

Leader: Pastor Tanner Guidry

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: SC & WC

Pastor’s Bible Study - Romans (Resumes Aug. 21)

 

Join us for an open discussion study on the book of Romans. We will be going through the verses one by one, discussing important terms, answering open-ended questions, and deepening our understanding of the teachings of the Apostle Paul. 

Leader: Pastor Jeremy Holley

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM  

Location: ADM-10

Class Length: Ongoing

Class Fee: None

Participants: COED

This is an open group. No registration required.

(Videos of this Bible study can be found by clicking Here)

Conquering Strongholds


Conquering Strongholds is a Christ-centered program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. This curriculum helps people move beyond hurts, habits, and hang-ups to experience the forgiveness of God. Getting to the root of what fruit we struggle with in our lives.  Work on healing so God can use us more effectively for His kingdom, and to be high priests of our homes.

 

Leader: Steve Chambers

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM  

Location: Student Center

Class Length: Ongoing

Class Fee: $5

Participants: Men

This is an open group. Registration is required.

Finishing Strong

"Men, it doesn't matter if you've had a great start in the Christian life. It doesn't matter if you've stumbled time and again- or even fallen flat on your face. What matters most is how you finish. The man who hangs in for the long haul with his wife, his kids and his Lord is an exception these days. Maybe only one man in ten will do it. This study will help you be that one".

 

Leader: Bobby Ramos

Begins: June 5th

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM 

Location: Student Center

Class Length: 10 Weeks

Class Fee: $10 Book Finishing Strong by Steve Farrar

Participants: Men

This is an open group. Registration is required.

The Gathering Garden

Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy by Kelly Minter​

Are you struggling with infertility, pregnancy loss, infant loss, or adoption loss and feel alone? Are you searching to find God in the middle of your brokenness? Friend, you are not alone.

 

This Summer, The Gathering Garden is offering three connect classes that bring women together who seek to grow their relationship with God. This class will challenge and encourage you as you learn how God can use life’s greatest tragedies for good. Even the ones that don’t make sense.

 

Each class will work through Kellie Minter’s Bible study, Ruth: Loss, Love, & Legacy, and dive deep into Ruth’s story and how God showed her there was still hope even in her deepest heartbreak.

Leader: Kristin O’Bryan

Begins: June 4, June 5 & June 6

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: Off Campus (Tues, Wed or Thurs)

Class Length: 8 weeks

Class Fee: Purchase your own book: Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy

Participants: Ladies

This is an open group. Registration is required.

Los Fundamentos de la Vida Cristiana

Una Guia Practica para el Crecimiento Cristiano by Bob Gordan

Foundations of Christian Living (Spanish Speaking Class)

A Practical Guide to Christian Growth by Bob Gordan

Principios cristianos fundamentales para nuevos creyentes que necesitan estar cimentados en una vida cristiana comprometida, hasta líderes que necesitan recursos para enseñar a otros en los caminos de Cristo.  (Christian Fundamental principles to new believers who need to be grounded in a committed Christian living, through to leaders in need of resources to teach others in the ways of Christ.)

Leader: Dubraska Tiniacos

Begins: August 21st  |  Quincenal  |  Bi-Weekly

Time:  6:00-7:30 PM

Location: GH-7

Class Length: 22 weeks

Participants:  COED

Este es un grupo cerrado. Es necesario registrarse.

This is an open group. Registration is required.

Purely His

Purely His is a safe place to get real with your questions. We, together with the help of the Holy Spirit, learn how your story and God’s plan for you come together for His glory! In these 5 Steps, over 5 months, we draw closer together in a sisterhood or band of brothers as we come to the foot of the cross to find the answers and healing in Jesus.

  1. Your Story

  2. His Story

  3. Get Unstuck

  4. Walk it out

  5. Take Someone With You

Someone who goes through a Purely His group can expect to come out with a new, or renewed, passion for Christ! Your story IS your authority to be used for HIS GLORY! You can expect to be on fire for Him! All In With Jesus!

Leader: LeLon Vardeman

Begins: February 21

Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Location:GH-6

Class Length: 5 months

Class Fee: $40

Participants: Ladies

This is a closed group. Registration required.

THURSDAY
No Childcare Provided

The Gathering Garden

Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy by Kelly Minter​

Are you struggling with infertility, pregnancy loss, infant loss, or adoption loss and feel alone? Are you searching to find God in the middle of your brokenness? Friend, you are not alone.

 

This Summer, The Gathering Garden is offering three connect classes that bring women together who seek to grow their relationship with God. This class will challenge and encourage you as you learn how God can use life’s greatest tragedies for good. Even the ones that don’t make sense.

 

Each class will work through Kellie Minter’s Bible study, Ruth: Loss, Love, & Legacy, and dive deep into Ruth’s story and how God showed her there was still hope even in her deepest heartbreak.

Leader: Kristin O’Bryan

Begins: June 4, June 5 & June 6

Time: 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: Off Campus (Tues, Wed or Thurs)

Class Length: 8 weeks

Class Fee: Purchase your own book: Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy

Participants: Ladies

This is an open group. Registration is required.

FRIDAY
No Childcare Provided

Purely His

Purely His is a safe place to get real with your questions. We, together with the help of the Holy Spirit, learn how your story and God’s plan for you come together for His glory! In these 5 Steps, over 5 months, we draw closer together in a sisterhood or band of brothers as we come to the foot of the cross to find the answers and healing in Jesus.

  1. Your Story

  2. His Story

  3. Get Unstuck

  4. Walk it out

  5. Take Someone With You

Someone who goes through a Purely His group can expect to come out with a new, or renewed, passion for Christ! Your story IS your authority to be used for HIS GLORY! You can expect to be on fire for Him! All In With Jesus!

Leader: Rhonda Currier

Begins: February 9

Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am

Location: SC-4

Class Length: 5 months

Class Fee: $40

Participants: Ladies

This is a closed group. Registration required.

THURSDAY
No Childcare Provided
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