WOMEN'S MINISTRY

When we journey together we Thrive.

What is Thrive?

Thrive is our Women’s Ministry. As women, God created us to connect with others for encouragement and challenge. Thrive helps women—of all ages and stages of life—pursue God, build relationships and flourish in Christ. Cultivate a deeper faith through small groups, monthly gatherings & special events. Plug in and dig deep. We don’t just grow… we THRIVE.

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Subscribe to our Thrive monthly newsletter and find out what’s happening in the women’s ministry. Each month we share important event information, encouraging stories and ways to further your faith.

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ABC MOMS

Looking for some spiritual encouragement in your life? ABC Moms is a time where you can relax, develop friendships and grow in your faith in Christ with other moms. Your infants, toddlers, and preschoolers will be tenderly cared for as they learn about Jesus in our secure and fun children’s program. ABC Moms is held at the East Paris Campus on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays from September through May.

Registration is required. For questions, please email us.

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THRIVE Groups

Each week at each campus women gather around the table and connect with the same group of 8-12 women as they share life, pursue God and invest in others. Groups connect throughout the year through Thrive Events, service projects, and social gatherings. Children’s Program available during morning studies only.

A variety of Bible studies are offered at each campus which are designed to help you Strengthen Your Faith, Live Out Your Faith, and Thrive in Your Faith.

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Women’s Community Small Groups

Join us for Group Launch! A special event to help you to get plugged into a small group. Group Launch happens each September and January. Registration required.

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Respectfully Yours

Respectfully Yours is a nine-week small group to help you thrive as a woman in marriage and relationships. This study unwraps what respect looks like and how God sees your identity as a woman. Learn to flourish through scripture, practical ideas and biblical application. All women are invited to attend.

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Restore Groups

These groups meet for 10 weeks and are designed for you, or a woman you know, walking through the trauma of a spouse’s sexual brokenness (including addiction to porn or unfaithfulness).

Let us journey with you to help you find a connection to God that allows you to begin to heal, build your own intimacy with God and restore hope & healing to your relationship with your spouse.

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Passion Pursuit

Study what God’s Word has to say about our sexuality and pleasure in marriage and how we can THRIVE in how God made us.

Passion Pursuit is a 10-week small group for married women taught by Linda Dillow & Dr. Juli Slattery.

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Sex & the Single Girl

Most sexuality studies for singles focus solely on purity— simply offering a “don’t do it” or “just wait” message. Sex and the Single Girl presents a broader understanding of what it means to honor God with our sexuality.

This 8 week small group will equip single women to understand their sexuality, trust the Lord for redemption and healing, and stand against the cultural trends that marginalize and compromise sexuality.

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Thrive Night - Christmas 2018

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Events

Thrive Gathering Christmas

Thrive Christmas Worship will be an opportunity for women from all campuses to come together and celebrate Christmas together with food, carols, and encouragement. Bring a friend or join with your small group.

Registration opens November 15th.

Two nights of the same event will be offered. December 10th at Cascade and December 12th at East Paris.

Women FAQ

Here are a few questions we are frequently asked about Women’s Ministry.

Don’t see your question? Send us an email.

  • Can I join an on-campus Thrive Small Group at any time?

    Thrive Groups meet onsite September through early May. New groups launch each fall.  You may join one of these groups any time throughout the year.  Click here to see what groups are available at your campus.

    Women’s Community Groups launch twice a year in September or February.  The fastest way to get plugged into a group is by using our online tool called Group Finder. Click here to find a Women’s Small Group now.

    If you have any questions about joining a women’s small group (on-campus or off-site) your Women’s Ministry Campus Director would love to assist you. Click here to send them your questions.

  • Do on-campus groups provide childcare?

    Childcare is available for day-time on-campus Thrive Groups and ABC Moms only. Registration is required for each child. See your Thrive Small Groups or ABC Moms for more information about applicable fees and scholarship opportunities.

  • How much does it cost to join ABC MOMS?

    ABC Moms is for women from all campuses and meets at the East Paris Campus the second, fourth, and fifth Tuesday of each month during the school year. We request a donation of $69 per semester to supplement and run the program. Stop by the NEXT STEPS area at any campus for more information or send us an email.

  • How old can my kids be to attend the childcare program?

    Our weekday childcare programs are intended for children ages birth–kindergarten. Please contact the ABC Moms Director or your campus Thrive Groups Childcare Coordinator about other availability if you homeschool or have older children.

  • I am unable to pay. Do you have financial assistance?

    No one will be turned away because of an inability to pay. If you need financial assistance to be able to attend a group, please contact your program Director and she would be glad to assist you.