2460 Gum Branch Rd | 910.346.1114 | Sun 10am | Wed 7pm

CONNECTHER groups

She wraps herself in strength, might, and power.

Proverbs 31:17

ConnectHER Small Groups are designed with YOU in mind.  These groups are hosted by women from River of Life Church and meet all over the city of Jacksonville and surrounding areas.  From Bible studies to outreach opportunities, we have groups available for a wide variety of ages and interests.  
There's sure to be a group that you'll love!

Connecther groups  SPRING 2020

Find a Group

These groups will run from March - June 2020!

Cruising with Jesus

Leader: Kathy Kane
A short beach cruiser ride, with a break at the halfway point to do a devotional and pray. Bikes will be provided for those who do not have one.
Contact:
910-545-8007
[email protected]

The Climb

Leaders: Octavia Thomas + Barbara Thomas
The Climb is about empowerment and hope in God to reveal that your purpose is greater than your pain. Based on 2 Corinthians 1:4, this group is about moving forward, taking steps together, climbing out of our loss and longing, and allowing God to transform us into our identity in Him.
Contact:
404-368-6521
[email protected]

We will be using Zoom during this time.

Divine Military Connection

Leader: Amanda Roberts
In this group, we will discuss how the daily challenges and joys of military life can be great, divine blessings if only we put our faith completely in our Savior.  We'll also enjoy a meal and fellowship with others who are navigating the military life as well. This group is open to wives, active duty, and parents of military members.
Contact:
256-609-3900
[email protected]


Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

Healthy Boundaries: Refining Our Identity in Relationships

Leaders: Susanne Long, Kathi Lanier + Jaquie Onifer
Have you ever struggled with then to say "yes" or how to say "no" in order to take control of your life? Or possibly trying harder, being nice out of fear and/or taking responsibility for others? Our vision is to use Biblical principles to guide and develop healthy boundaries within relationships.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Praying Military Moms

Leader: Christy Shepheard Wing
A group of moms who have children that serve in the military, who come together to pray for our military and build relationships with each other as we support one another. We'll have a group phone prayer every two weeks and meet once a month as a group for coffee or lunch/dinner.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Heart 2 Heart Group 1

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier +
Jaquie Onifer
To cultivate intimate friendships with Godly women in and outside of the church.  We accomplish this through small ConnectHER groups, prayer, social connections, planned events and informal outings.
Contact:
910-358-7177
732-597-3166

Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

Heart 2 Heart Group 2

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier + Jaquie Onifer
To cultivate intimate friendships with Godly women in and outside of the church.  We accomplish this through small ConnectHER groups, prayer, social connections, planned events and informal outings.
Contact:
910-358-7177
732-597-3166

Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

In His Presence

Leaders: Eva Evans + Patricia Ladson
Our group is a place where you can spend some one-on-one time with God through prayer and worship. It is a place where you can build relationships and a place where you are loved.
Contact:
910-330-4411
910-554-6135

The Body

Leaders: Heidi Turner + Cassandra Lee
We are a strip club outreach ministry. Once a week we meet for prayer as a group. There are two members of the team who go into the clubs and distribute gifts and pray with the dancers of the local clubs in Jacksonville. Once a month we gather to assemble the gifts that will be given to the girls.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Battlefield of the Mind

Leaders: Deontay Brannon + Christi Fisher
Do you have thoughts that wage war in your mind like doubt, fear, rejection, and confusion against who you are? God has a fail-proof way to win. You can change your life by changing your thoughts. It's time to rise up and defeat the enemy. Join us to learn strategies at winning in the battlefield of the mind.
Contact:
910-340-2915
[email protected]


Will be using Zoom or Skype during this time.

Focus

Leader: Delean Wooten
This book will help women effectively disciple other women, meeting them where they are and taking them to a deeper level. Be a disciple and make a disciple!
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

2Ts (2nd Thursday Sisters)

Leader: Cathy Williams
Mentors group (by invitation only). The core group of nine ladies work with 1-2 people during the semester of ConnectHER groups.
Contact:
910-358-7258
[email protected]

Will be using Zoom and Duo during this time.

Young Adult Ladies

Leader: Tiffany Borges
A place for young adult women (18 and graduated to 35 years old) to connect and grow together. This semester we will be reading and discussing “Connect: Living in Relationships” by Jena Forehand.
Contact:
865-518-1011
[email protected]


Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

Second Chances

Leader: Tammie Boykin Flanagan
This is a group that is designed to remind women that second chances are always available. During this time, we will share in each other’s lives through encouraging and uplifting within the struggles of life. We will aslo be going through the book, “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” by Sheila Walsh. Come expecting a move of God in your life!
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Favor

Leader: Nicole Azaan
The favor of God empowers you to triumph and overcome attacks. Learn the Laws of Favor to live in victory.
Contact:
646-450-1448
[email protected]


** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Fuse

Leaders: Erianna Scott + Brianna Tates
ConnectHER group for 8-12th grade girls (We will have 6 group meetings for Fuse in 2020 spread out between May, July, August, and October).
Contact:
910-478-8121
[email protected]

Will be using Zoom during this time.

Shine Girls

Leaders: Topeka Benton, Quinika Benton, Brianna Courie + Kristen Dixon
Our desire is to nurture girls, ages 5 to 13, in such a way that they are so aware of who God has created them to be, that when they are older, they are confident, bold, and free.
Contact:
910-581-9486
[email protected]


Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

SINGLEd Out

Leader: Octavia Thomas
SINGLEd Out is a group that encourages and supports fellowship and spiritual growth for single women of all ages (whether single, dating, engaged, formerly married, or widowed) to come together and grow through discipleship, fellowhip, and outreach.
Contact:
404-368-6521
[email protected]

Will be using Zoom during this time.

(in)Courage Moms

Leaders: Sammi Detres & Tia Jackson Additional Leaders: Quinika Benton, April Courie & Hillary Oelfke
A safe place where all women have a seat at the table of motherhood.
Contact:
910-382-5901
[email protected]

Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

Moms in Prayer

Leader: Marilyn Ledoux
We are moms and grandmoms of all ages who meet once a week for one hour to pray for our children and those in our schools, using God’s powerful Word. Exchange your worries for God’s peace as you bring your children to Him!
Contact:
910-382-0750
[email protected]


Will be using FreeConferenceCall.com

Faith to Perfect Trust: A Journey to Victorious Praying

Leader: Peggy Grimes
A Journey to Victorious Praying will help anyone who wants to pray more often, more deeply, and with greater faith.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Fellowship Friday

Leader: April Courie
Let’s get together and fellowship. We will gather together locally for fun, felowshipping, and more. A great way to meet new friends.
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]


Will be using Zoom during this time.

REFIT

Leader: April Courie
Fitness for everyBODY. You belong here. A workout experience you don’t want to miss!
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]


Will be using Zoom during this time.

The Overcomers

Leaders: Jowanna Watson +
Keri Wooten
We will study and learn together about some of the unique women of the Bible in a safe relational environment. Real women, real struggles, real faith!
Contact:
910-554-2416
843-252-7381

Will be using Zoom during this time.

Mom's Rock

Leaders: Regina Hartley + Kimberly Hamm
A group where Moms who are single, widowed, divorced, and anywhere in between can come together in fellowship. This group provides a safe space where mothers can be open and honest about the mental, financial, and physical struggles of single parenting.  We also celebrate the joys, triumphs & victories.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Step Out On Faith

Leader: Irene Lynch
In “The Faithful” Bible study we will explore pivotal moments in the lives of five great heroes of The Old Testament. Borrowed from previous studies by Priscilla Shirer, Kelly Minter, Lisa Harper and others, We will unpack how God uses ordinary people for His glory.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

God's On the Move

Leader: Michelle Smith
We will be in deep relationship and worship with Jesus, then go out in public to share the love of Christ through prayer for others, being His hands and feet.
Contact:
760-221-4250   [email protected]

Healing Wounds

Leader: Sandra Adams
We use the Word of God to learn how to establish and reinforce boundaries God’s way.
Contact:
910-382-9827
[email protected]


Will be using conference calls during this time.

Praise & Paint

Leader: Christy Corey
Come together for fellowship, praise, and painting. Let’s worship together and bring God’s word to life through paint.  There is a $20 fee to cover materials. All painting and supplies will be provided. Come as you are and enjoy the fellowship. Every skill level is welcome!
Contact:
910-478-5509
[email protected]


Will be using a Facebook group and Zoom during this time.

Healing the Wounded Soul

Leader: Anne Chick
Using Katie Souza’s powerful book, “Healing the Wounded Soul,” we will explore a new connection with the Holy Spirit and a deeper vision of Jesus to experience the deep healing we all need.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Place of Peace

Leader: Barbara Butler
At a “Place of Peace,” we meet in my home the first Saturday of the month. It’s where you can come, relax, and breathe and hug on each other. You can feel safe and at ease in a friendly, loving fellowship with like-minded women who pray over each other, eat delicious food, and watch true story movies.
Contact:
910-539-4719
[email protected]


Will be using text and phone calls during this time.

Called to Write

Leader: Dawne McElhinney
Teaching women how to fulfill their call to write with God as their partner.
** Not currently meeting due to COVID-19 **

Women in Business - For His Glory!

Leader: Quinika Benton
This group is for all women who have a business or want to start their own business. We will get together to encourage and motivate each other through entrepreneurship.  Our mission is to learn tools to do business God’s way!
Contact:
910-581-9484
[email protected]

Will be using a Facebook group during this time.

Heart 2 Heart Group 3

Leaders: Tammie Parker + Flo Hemming
Cultivating intimate friendships with Godly women inside and outside of the church.  We accomplish this through small groups, prayer, social connections, planned events, and informal outings.
Contact:
910-330-0036
910-340-5458


Will be using a Facebook group during this time.