life groups

About

LifeGroups meet every Sunday morning between the main worship services, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. The LifeGroup Ministry is the primary discipleship ministry of First Baptist Powell. The chief objective of LifeGroups is to provide a setting that encourages spiritual growth and assimilation into our faith family.

Philosophy

The Bible reveals in Acts 2:42-47 that the early church was driven by the following purposes: ministry, discipleship, evangelism, fellowship, worship, and prayer. While LifeGroups are not “small churches within the church,” they are, to a large degree, a microcosm of the local church. Consequently, the purposes of the local church should be reflected in the LifeGroups.

The LifeGroup Ministry at First Baptist Powell accomplishes its chief objective of encouraging spiritual growth primarily through fulfilling the purposes of discipleship and fellowship.

  • Discipleship occurs largely through interactive Bible studies, yet discipleship also occurs in a more intimate setting through the Small Group structure. Providing Bible studies that are relevant for daily living and interactive is the most important element of the LifeGroups.
  • Fellowship, grounded and spurred on by the group’s commonality in Christ, is the second most important element of LifeGroups. Fellowship occurs not only through organized gatherings, but also through day-to-day living, – where members find encouragement, camaraderie, direction, and prayer support.
  • The name “LifeGroup” was specifically selected because it reflects the ministry’s core purposes of “doing life together.”
Group Day Time Ages Locations Location Topic Childcare? Status
Amanns Co-Ed LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 21+ First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Ministry House 6 Yes Open
Ault Women's Lifegroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 55-99 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Conference Call Yes Open
Bailey LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 45-55 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Bailey Barn Yes Open
Belue LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 30-40 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Room 304 The Life of King David Yes Open
Buchanan LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 55-65 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Fellowship Hall A Verse by Verse Through Psalm 119 Yes Open
Charles Roach LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 65-99 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Room 318 Yes Open
Chris Taylor LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 55-65 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Room 231 G-Force Verse by Verse Through Romans Yes Open
College LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 18-24 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - 232 G-Force Yes Open
Cutshaw LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 50-70 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Room 305 Warren Wiersbe's Bible Commentary on the OT & NT Yes Open
Hawkins LifeGroup Sunday 10:00-11:00am 50-99 First Baptist Powell First Baptist Powell - Family Life Center C1 Verse by Verse Through Ephesians Yes Open
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