Adult Ministries

Adult Growth Groups

Sunday Morning | 10:45 AM

God’s Answers to Life’s Difficult Questions – We live in a world where we all must deal with the realities of stress, crisis, loneliness, and change. In this 6-session DVD study, pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren will take you inside the Bible to discover answers to 6 of life’s toughest questions.

Begins: January 9 | Facilitator: Brad Vermeer | Room 200

Acts 1-8 – In this study, participants will read, reflect, and discuss one chapter each week of the first eight chapters of the book of Acts. You will gain a richer understanding of the early church and how God is still at work in the lives of His people today.

Begins: January 9 | Facilitator: Josh Vermeer | Room 202


Don’t Waste Your Life – Most people slip by in life without a passion for God, spending their lives on trivial diversions, living for comfort and pleasure, and perhaps trying to avoid sin. Yet as John Piper teaches in this video-based series, God has designed us for more than this. Join us as we discover what that is.

Begins: January 9 | Facilitators: Brian & Deanne Hoekstra | Room 203


Cherish – What does it mean to cherish our spouse? In this 6-session video Bible study, author Gary Thomas shows how the simple practice of cherishing – noticing, appreciating, honoring, and encouraging our spouse – can bring hope and life into every marriage.

Begins: January 16 | Facilitators:  Pastor Dan & Pam Kruse | Room 201


Living the Jesus Creed – “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. And…. love your neighbor as yourself”. This vital teaching of our Lord is known as the Jesus Creed. Through this 7-session Lenten study, you’ll be encouraged to love God more creatively and passionately and find new ways to love those around you. 

Begins: February 27 | Facilitators: Shared | Room TBD

Monday Morning | 6:00 AM

Men’s Group - The men’s group is studying the New Testament. They are currently in the Gospel of John. Men of all ages are always welcome!  

Facilitators: Shared | Daniel Room

Monday 12:00 PM -1:00 PM | Thursday 7:00 PM -8:00 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous - If you or a friend are struggling with an addiction, a caring, compassionate, confidential group is there to support you.

Facilitators: Shared | TIC Youth Room

Wednesday Evening | January 12, February 9, March 9, April 6

Parent Nights! – Parents of children who attend AWANA are encouraged to attend four special evenings at First Church. It's designed to empower parents in their ministry to their children. Parents will first enjoy a meal with their children, then head to the worship center for praise and worship. As the kids leave for their small group/large group, parents will stay in the worship center to hear from

Gail Ashmore on how to love, encourage and bless their children in the Lord. 

Wednesday Evening | 6:15 PM

You Were Made for this Moment – Are you weary from your challenges, wounded by your battles, or worried your world is spinning out of control? If so, the book of Esther brings welcome news that God hasn’t forgotten you! In this 5-session video-based bible study, pastor and author Max Lucado will help you put your hope in the Lord, cultivate courage for your challenging times and discover your role in God’s story.

Begins: February 2 | Facilitator: Pastor Dan Kruse | Room 201