For location information or any questions feel free to contact The Crossing directly. Thank you for being part of Life Groups for 2017!

If you attend The Crossing regularly, have completed the Next Steps, and have an idea for a Life Group we want your participation. Please see John Dowdey for more information.

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“My Life Group is a place where I can…

love and grow with my family. It’s shown me that many other people go through the same struggles as I do, and I don’t have to go through trials alone. I can be real with them and share all the struggles I am going through while being there for other people.”

 

Summer Semester Life Groups 2017

 

Marriage and Family Groups

Young Married Hangout

Leaders: Jared and Katie Skinner

Meeting Time: Every other Saturday

Geared Towards: Young married couples (20’s – mid 30’s)

Childcare: Childcare not provided, children welcome

Description: This group is sure to be full of fun, friends, and good times! We will be meeting every other week at a host home or a local’s spot to enjoy a great time together. Whether it is over food, games, conversation, or just hanging out, you won’t want to miss it!

 

Vibrant Marriage

Leaders: John and Brandy Dowdey

Meeting Time: Every other Saturday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Geared Towards: Married Couples (25 – 30 years of age)

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: Join other married couples as we encourage, strengthen, and challenge one another to have an ever growing vibrant marriage.

 

Social Groups

Yu-Gi-Oh

Leader: Kenny Miller

Co-leader: Jake Stanley

Meeting Time: Every other Saturday from 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road, Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Anyone

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game is a Japanese collectible card battle game developed and published by Konami. Come and join us to see if you have what it takes to become the “King of Games”. We will also be going through a video series by Louie Giglio called How Great Our God Is. Whether you’ve played for years or are brand new to the game, this group is for you!!

 

Young Adult Life

Leaders: Karl and Courtney Blumthal

Meeting Time: Every 3rd and 4th Wednesday @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: Atlanta Bread Company

Geared Towards: 21-25 yr. olds

Group Size: Limited to 21-25 yr. olds.

Description: We often are tested day to day with different circumstances. Our twenties can be a challenging time for many of us. We want to discover direction and uncover purpose in this group. We will discuss many current and applicable topics to our everyday life. If you are 21 – 25 yrs. old and looking for a place to connect this group is for you!!

 

Spiritual Growth Groups

 

Fresh Start

Leaders: John Dowdey

Meeting Time:

Location: Atlanta Bread Company

Geared Towards: Anyone

Group Size: Limited to eight people

Childcare: Child care not provided

Description: The Bible tells us in 2 Corinthians 5:17 that God promises a fresh start to anyone. Through Jesus Christ we can have forgiveness, freedom and a future filled with hope and purpose. He loves you more than you know and has an incredible plan for your life. This book will help you discover foundational truth’s from God’s Word and will give you practical steps to help you grow and become all that God created you to be.

 

Foundations of Worship

Leader: Jake Stanley

Co-leader: Kenny Miller

Meeting Time: Thursday’s @ 5:30pm -6:30pm

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Anyone

Group Size: Limited to 12 people

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: There is a vacancy in Heaven for worshippers. Those that will worship in Spirit and in truth. We will look throughout scripture and discover His heart for worship and a lifestyle that reflects His heart. From practical to technical to personal, we will cover all things worship.

 

Women Groups

 

Walk by Faith

Leader: Mina Dowdey

Co-Leader: Tabitha Smith

Meeting Time: Saturday’s @ 7:30am

Location: Kiwanis Park (Westgate), 900 Deerpath Rd., Dothan, Al.

For: Women

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: If you enjoy exercise, walking and fellowship this group is for you!! We want to get to know one another, develop meaningful relationships with each other as well as Jesus!!! We will share a quick devotion together and hit the trail!!! Regardless of your fitness level, start your Saturday’s off with us!!!!!

 

Perfect?

Leaders: Jordan Miller

Meeting Time: Tuesday’s @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Geared Towards: Women

Childcare: Childcare provided as needed

Description: Society has a lot to say about who we are “supposed” to be as wives, mothers, career women, Christians, and how our bodies “should” look. Each week we will identify what God’s Word tells us who we TRULY are in each of these areas and speak life where the enemy and our flesh tries to bring doubt, weakness, and hurt.

 

Spiritual Gifts

Leader: Tonia Monforton

Co-leader: Mina Dowdey

Meeting Time: Wednesday’s @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Geared Towards: Women

Group Size: 10

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: This group is for any woman who wants to dive deeper into discovering her spiritual gifts and developing them. First meeting will be at Encounter Night, June 7th. We will meet at Tropical Smoothie at 6:00pm beforehand, to set the tone and direction for our group!!

 

Men’s Groups

 

Men’s Breakfast

Leaders: Steve Sexton

Meeting Time: Tuesdays @ 8:00am – 9:00am

Location: Atlanta Bread Company, 3070 Ross Clark Circle Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: 18 and up

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: Join us as we meet over a cup of coffee, breakfast, and great conversation. We will enjoy discussions with focus on becoming the men of God we were created to be.

 

Mission Groups

 

Serve Day

Coordinators: Jarrod Skinner

Meeting Time: July 15th

Location:  Various service projects throughout the community

Geared Towards: Anyone with a heart to SERVE

Childcare: Childcare not provided

Description: Every year ARC Churches choose one day to serve all of our communities. Serve Day is an amazing opportunity to bless others and be blessed. We will go into our community and show the love of Christ in real and tangible ways. There will be various serving opportunities throughout the day. Join us, as we join other ARC Churches throughout the nation, to make a difference!!

 

Student Groups

 

Senior High/ 1st and 2nd Year College Core Groups

Leaders: John and Brandy Dowdey

Meeting Time: Every 3rd and 4th Wednesday @ 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Senior High, 1st and 2nd Year College Student

Group Size: 14 yr. olds – 20 yr. olds

Childcare: Childcare is not provided

Description: Students are looking for a place to CONNECT! That’s what core groups are all about! Whether you are a senior high student or a 1st or 2nd Year College student, join us as we unpack thoughts about God in an age appropriate discussion based setting.

 

UpRISE and SHINE

Leaders: John Dowdey

Meeting Time: Thursday’s @ 9:00am

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Students

Group Size: Open

Description: Need something to do this summer? Join us Thursday mornings as we spend quality time together; breakfast, movies, or simply things we enjoy doing together!

 

Junior High Core Group

Leaders: Uprising Student Leaders

Meeting Time: After 10:30am Worship

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Junior High (6th – 8th grade)

Group Size: Limited to Junior High Students

Childcare: Childcare is not provided

Description: Calling ALL junior high students! This core group is all about YOU!! Join us after worship for a fun time together as we hang out and learn more about God’s purpose for us!

 

Encounter Kids

Leaders: Hosted by Kids Crossing

Meeting Time: Every 1st Wednesday @ 6:30 – 8:00pm

Location: Church at the Crossing, 208 T.V. Road Dothan, Al

Geared Towards: Kids (K – 5th)

Group Size: Limited to K – 5th

Childcare: Children between K – 5th Grade

Description: KIDS!!! Join us every 1st Wednesday for your own ENCOUNTER Night!! We will spend time learning and growing together as we celebrate the freedom we find in Christ!!

 


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