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Discipleship Leaflet | Fall 2021

HOW TO CONNECT | Fall 2021

CONTENTS


NEXT STEPS

  • Starting Point
  • Grow My Faith
  • Eat & Meet
  • Tell Me More 


SPIRITUAL GROWTH 

  • Engage 2021: Building Servant Muscles In Your Church Family
  • How To Raise A Christian
  • Walking With God
  • How To Help Hurting People


BIBLE STUDIES

  • The Book Of Revelation 
  • Elijah, John The Baptist, and Jesus


GROUPS

  • Gatherings For Moms
  • Financial Peace University™
  • Men’s Ministry BBQ 
  • James: A Recipe For A Living Faith (Women’s Ministry)
  • A Study Of Biblical Manhood (Men’s Ministry)
  • Cancer Support
  • GriefShare™
  • Service Of Remembrance


RIGHT NOW MEDIA

NEXT STEPS

STARTING POINT

Sundays, September 19 - November 7, 9:15 - 10:30am          

Led by Logan and Emily Torrey 

Starting Point is a gathering where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. Join Logan and Emily Torrey for this eight-week gathering where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. Register.



GROW MY FAITH

Wednesdays, October 20, 27, November 3, 6:30 - 8:00pm       

Led by Paul Weitzel

A growing faith is essential for all who follow Jesus. This three-part class will help you cultivate spiritual disciplines, expand your personal ministry, and embrace

practical teaching. Register.



EAT & MEET

Sunday, October 24, 12:30 - 2:00pm

If you’re new to GCC, this luncheon will provide an excellent opportunity for you to learn more about our church and get to meet its pastors. Register.



TELL ME MORE

Sunday, November 7, 3:00pm - 5:30pm        

Led by Mike Sigman and Paul Weitzel

This session will help you learn more about GCC’s history, its core values, and the biblical foundations we follow. This class is required for membership. Register.

SPIRITUAL GROWTH

ENGAGE 2021: BUILDING SERVANT MUSCLES IN YOUR CHURCH FAMILY

Thursday, September 30, 5:30 - 8:30pm                    

Dove Westgate Church 1755 W Main St. Ephrata, PA17522       

Led by David Woolverton

Join Love INC of Lancaster County for an evening to engage with a mission. David Woolverton, pastor and author of “Mission Rift,” will present his workshop,

“Leading Your Church Through Conflict Toward Missional Multiplication.” RSVP.


HOW TO RAISE A CHRISTIAN

Tuesdays, September 28 - October 26, 6:30 - 7:30pm           

Led by Bill Stoner

In the Book of Matthew, Jesus said to go into all the world and make disciples. But what does that look like? In this class, you’ll get a chance to explore what it means to help guide others toward becoming more like Jesus. Register.


WALKING WITH GOD

Thursdays, October 7 - November 18, 7:00 - 7:30pm           

Led by Rich Jennings

True contentment in life hinges on our relationship to God and our close personal walk with Him. This class will focus on various scriptures that reveal how God

operates and how His followers can interact with Him personally. Register.


HOW TO HELP HURTING PEOPLE

Thursdays, October 7 - 28, 7:00 - 8:00pm            

Led by Jacquelin Stoner

We all know what it’s like to get stuck in life. In this class, you will explore practical listening skills, how to ask the right questions, and how to walk alongside those who are hurting. This class will help you become a helpful influence for those you care about. Register.

BIBLE STUDIES

THE BOOK OF REVELATION

Wednesdays, September 15 - November 17, 7:00 - 8:30pm        

Led by Mike Brault

The Book Revelation is known to be one of the most complex and confusing books in the Bible. This 10-week Bible study will transform how you approach the book through thought-provoking questions and insightful commentary while following a reading plan. Register.



ELIJAH, JOHN THE BAPTIST, AND JESUS

Mondays, October 11 - November 15, 7:00 - 8:00pm            

Led by Armand Weller

Old Testament prophets like Elijah paved the way for Jesus, and their lives help us understand and become more like Him. Join Dr. Armand Weller in exploring what a prophet is and why it matters. Register.

GROUPS

GATHERINGS FOR MOMS


Mornings For Moms

1st/3rd Thursdays, September 16 - May 20, 9:15am - 11:00am - Register

Evenings for Moms

3rd Tuesdays, September 14 - May 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm - Register           

Led by Jen Weitzel, Nicole Bianchi, Britt Snyder, Jess Bellis, and Kim Yordy

Moms of children infant through 12th grade, come and be refreshed, encouraged, and equipped through Bible study, speakers, and interaction. 


FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Wednesdays, September 22 - November 17, 7:00 - 8:30pm 

Cost $100 per person/couple (scholarships are available - contact Pastor Paul)       DVD Series taught by Steve Echternach

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson course that teaches you how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely, and invest for your future. For over 25 years, Financial Peace University has been teaching common sense, biblical money principles that work every time. Register.


MEN'S MINISTRY BBQ

Sunday, September 26 at 4:00pm 

The Barley Farm, 801 Walnut Hill Rd Millersville, PA 17551

We are going to smoke it. Then we are going to eat it. Bring a lawn chair and consider registering a friend. Register.


JAMES: A RECIPE FOR A LIVING FAITH (WOMEN'S MINISTRY)

Evenings: Mondays, October 4 - November 8, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 

Mornings: Tuesdays, October 5 - November 9, 9:30am - 11:00am    

Led by Patty Deiter and Susan Howard

This is a six-week women’s study of a letter penned by James, the younger brother of Jesus. In this study, you will explore topics that are essential to a dynamic and powerful faith journey. Register.


A STUDY ON BIBLICAL MANHOOD (MEN'S MINISTRY)

Evenings: Wednesdays, October 6 - November 17, 7:00am - 8:30pm 

Mornings: Thursdays, October 7 - November 18, 6:00am - 7:00am

Guys, let’s open up God’s Word to help us understand how God can help us grow in grace, love, humility, and knowledge. Each meeting, Pastor Kumher will lead us through our Bible study before breaking into small groups. Register.


CANCER SUPPORT 

Tuesdays, September 14 & 28, October 12 & 26, November 9 & 23, December 7, 7:00 - 8:30pm           

Led by Fran and Allen Gruver

If you or a loved one is battling cancer, you are not alone. Cancer Support Group is for those whose lives are being affect by cancer. The group meets twice monthly to encourage, comfort, and care. Register.


GRIEFSHARE™ 

Mondays, October 11 - November 29, 6:30 - 8:00pm         

Led by Elaine Potts, Erma Sauder, & Cindy Baker

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Register.


SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE

Sunday, December 12, 6:30pm

Participate this evening to honor and remember loved ones that have passed away and remind those still among us that there is hope, healing, and peace in Jesus Christ. Register.