Focused Groups are available to help you learn what it means to be a Christ follower and part of a local church, deepen your understanding of God’s Word, and train to help others grow in their walk with God. These are also great ways to get to know others and do life together.

DivorceCare
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, Downtown in Room N-207
2nd floor of Worship Center North Building
New Series starts January 3rd
Find help for your hurts; discover hope for the future and experience God's healing.
For questions or support, please contact Joel & Elaine Jarkovsky at jandejarkovsky@ymail.com

Forever Families
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, Downtown in Room N-210
2nd floor of Worship Center North Building
This is a support group for foster and adoptive parents.
Facilitator: Brenda Stephens

Heartstrings
Contact Jan James, jan@pdtm.us; Alice Ann Hoffman, aadholman@gmail.com
Meets monthly at 7pm in the Dining Room
1st floor of Worship Center North Building
This is a faith-based encouragement group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child.
Meeting dates: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/20

Men's Addiction Recovery Support Group
Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm, College Street Café
Join a group of guys who are supporting each other through alcohol and drug addiction while holding one another accountable to live the life God has called them to and challenged them to live. Open to men of all ages. Facilitator: Bram Porter.

Women's Addiction Recovery Support Group Mondays, 6:00pm, Parlor
Join a group of women who are supporting each other through alcohol and drug addiction while holding one another accountable to live the life God has called them to and challenged them to live. Open to women of all ages. Facilitator: Noelle Lawson

Widow's Support Group
Contact Dan Taylor, (864)-967-8591

Discover Membership Class: If you’ve recently joined the church and want to discover what church membership is all about and how to get involved, we want to invite you to our Discover Membership class. Call the church office (967-8591) or email Ashley Moore, our Connections Minister at amoore@fbsimpsonville.org.

The Journey: Individual discipleship and mentoring for new believers or those wanting to learn what it means to be a Christ follower.
Call the church office (967-8591) or email GroupLife@fbcsimpsonville.org to sign up.
Women's Studies

Discerning the Voice of God: Priscilla Shirer
Wednesdays at 9:15am, North Auditorium
2nd floor of Worship Center North Building
Begins September 6- 7 sessions
Facilitator: Jean Harris
Explore a more intimate relationship with God, one that can make hearing Him- His will, His heart, and His voice- your ongoing experience. Discover how you can listen with greater confidence, clarity, and discernment.
Limited childcare is available by reservation by emailing grouplife@fbsimpsonville.org

Steadfast Love: Lauren Chandler
Wednesdays at 6:00pm, Room N-203 | 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Begins September 6- 7 sessions
Facilitator: Amanda Tinsley
Walk through Psalm 107 to discover how to face both storms and deserts with courage and trust in Jesus, and how tests in our journeys of faith reveal the true condition of our hearts.

Open Your Bible: Raechel Myers & Amanda Williams
Wednesdays at 6:00pm, Room N-209 | 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Begins September 6- 10 Sessions
Facilitator: Amanda Arledge
We invite women to spend the first 3 weeks building relationships, and then we will dive into a time of study.
Open Your Bible will leave you with a greater appreciation for the Word of God, a deeper understanding of its authority, and a stronger desire to truly know the Bible inside and out.

He Speaks to Me: Priscilla Shirer
Sundays at 6:00pm beginning September 24
Room N-209, 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Facilitator: Lisa Collie
God speaking to Samuel shows how God speaks to Christians and how we can discern His Voice and position ourselves to respond. By listening to God's voice and obeying Him, we will experience spiritual growth, Christian discipline, and the desire to serve.

Quest: Beth Moore
Sundays at 6:00pm beginning September 24
Room N-205, 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Facilitator: Georgina Mayfield
Explore how God created us to seek after Him- a God who desires to be found and known. This study is designed to promote deeper intimacy with God and help foster a sojourner and an adventurer-mentality.

Men's Studies

Hand Me Another Brick: Timeless Lessons on Leadership- Charles Swindoll
Wednesdays at 6:00pm in Room N-206 | 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Begins September 6- 12 sessions
Facilitator: Andy Kneeland
Travel into Nehemiah's world where the walls of his beloved city, Jerusalem, had crumbled and the people had lost the heart to go on. Find insights to help you rise to the challenge of becoming a dynamic, godly leader.

FIGHT- Are you willing to fight with evil?: Kenny Luck
Thursdays at 6am in Delta
Begins September 7- 8 sessions
Facilitators: Jamie Ginn & John Gordon
Learn to respond to the dangerous spiritual war surrounding men with boldness and duty. Recognize the deceptions about true spiritual battle; realize the roles men play at the front lines.

Mentor Orientation:
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:15-7:30pm
Room N-214 | 2nd floor Worship Center North Building
Facilitator: Kathy Robinson
Walk alongside a new believer as they discover what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. If you are interested in learning more about being a mentor, please attend.

Self-Confrontation:
Wednesdays at 6pm beginning September 6
Room 227
Faciliators: Scott and Noelle Lawson
Learn how to examine yourself Biblically so you can live in a manner that pleases the Lord, and help others do the same. This is a 22-week class with daily assignments and Scripture memorization. Those who complete this training are eligible to pursue biblical counseling certification.

Financial Peace:
Wednesdays at 6pm beginning September 6 in Room N-205 | 2nd floor of the Worship Center North Building
Begins September 6- 9 sessions
Facilitator: Randy Barnett
We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

Christian Writer’s Group: Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month, from 9:00am-12:00pm at Teamondi Tea at 127 N. Main Street in Simpsonville and every 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00-9:00pm in the Delta. Facilitator: Tammy Karasek. Have you felt God’s nudge to write for ministry and/or publication? This group is populated with publishing industry professionals who can help new and established writers navigate and find God’s specific calling on your life. For more info, visit our website: www.crossnpens.blogspot.com.