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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  FALL 2020

Find a Group

These groups will run from September - December 2020!

Unexpected (In-Person)

Leader: Kathy Kane

September 28
October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
December 14
7:00-8:30PM
This will be a 6-session bible study, using Christine Caine's book "Unexpected,"  along with her video teachings. We will learn how to walk with confidence through unexpected challenges.  Not only will we become a more powerful testimony to others, but we will develop a more intimate relationship with the Lord as we grow in trust.  It's time to leave fear behind and move forward in faith.
Contact:
910-545-8007
[email protected]

The Climb (Online)

Leaders: Octavia Thomas + Barbara Thomas

September 14
October 19
November 9
December 14
6:30-7:30PM
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
910-382-2436
[email protected]

Sisters in Christ & In Arms (In-Person)

Leader: Sequoia Aldridge

October 15
November 19
December 17
6:00-7:30PM
This group is open to former and active duty service members. It is an opportunity to develop genuine relationships with other military (former or active) women for prayer, support, fellowship, and to grow in the Lord.
Contact:
910-265-2335
[email protected]

Boundaries (In-Person)

Leaders: Susanne Long, Kathi Lanier + Jaquie Onifer

October: 6 & 20
November 3 & 17
December 1 & 15
6:30PM
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.
Contact:
910-330-5073
[email protected]

College Connect
(Online & In-Person)

Leader: Erianna Scott

September 24
October 29
November 19
December 17
6PM
Because of the times, we are so excited to offer an In-Person + Online Group just for our college-aged girls from 18-22.
Contact:
910-478-8121
[email protected]

Heart 2 Heart Group 1
(In-Person)

Leaders: Kathleen Lanier +
Jaquie Onifer

October 1, 8, 15 & 29 November 5, 12 & 19 December 3, 10 & 17
2PM or 6PM
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.

Heart 2 Heart Group 2
(In-Person)

Leaders: Tammi Parker + Flo Hemming

October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 November 5, 12 & 19 December 3, 10 & 17
2PM
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:
910-330-0036
[email protected]

In His Presence
(Online & In-person)

Leaders: Eva Evans + Patricia Ladson

September 17
October 15
November 19
December 17
7:00PM
Our group is a place where you can worship, pray, and spend one-on-one time with God. A place where you can develop friendships and love on each other.
Contact:
910-330-4411
910-554-6135

[email protected]

Place of Peace (In-Person)

Leader: Barbara Butler

September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5
11:00-2:00PM
A peaceful place to come defuse, and be infused with prayers, fellowship, a good meal, and an impactful true life movie all while social distancing (to an extent with mask on). I will provide hand cleansing stations throughout my home.
Contact:
910-539-4719
[email protected]

Battlefield of the Mind (Online)

Leaders: Deontay Brannon + Christi Fisher

October 8 & 22
November 5 & 19
December 10
6:00PM
A war is raging and your mind is the battlefield. You can win the battle with God’s help. Learn to equip and  conquer the daily attacks of fear, anger, depression, and condemnation!
Contact:
910-545-6216
[email protected]

The Emotionally-Healthy Woman (In-Person)

Leader: Delean Wooten

September 28
October 12 & 26
November 9
December TBA
6:30PM
Eight things you have to quit to change your life! We will be reading "The Emotionally Healthy Woman" by Geri and Peter Scazzero and doing the study.
Contact:
910-289-1621
[email protected]

2Ts - 2nd Thursday Sisters
(Online & In-Person)

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.

ROL Young Adult Ladies
(In-Person)

Leader: Tiffany Borges

September 24
October 8, 15 & 22
November 12 & 19
December 17
6:30PM
A place for young adult women (18 and graduated to 35) to connect and grow together. This semester we will be reading and discussing "Relationship Goals" by Michael Todd. No matter what your relationship status - single, dating, or married - this study will help you see your relationships in the light of God's Word.
Contact:
865-518-1011
[email protected]

Second Chances
(In-Person)

Leader: Tammie Boykin Flanagan

October 2 & 16
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18
6:30PM-Until
This is a group that is designed to remind women that second chances are always available. During this time, we will share in each others' lives through encouraging and uplifting within the struggles of life. We will also be reading through the book, “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” by Sheila Walsh. Come expecting a move of God in your life!
Contact:
910-330-3751
[email protected]

Fellowship Friday
(In-Person)

Leader: April Courie

September 25
October 30
November 20
December 11
6PM
Let's gather together for a meal or coffee and fellowship once a  month. This is a great way to get to know each other, meet new friends, and have fun. We vote for which local restaurant to meet at prior to the meeting date.
Contact:
573-647-1143
[email protected]

Fuse (In-Person)

Leaders: Erianna Scott + Brianna Tates

September 26
October 31
November 21
December TBA
6-7:30PM
Fuse is open to girls in 8th-12th grade. Fuse is an opportunity for the girls in youth to meet on a smaller, more personal level, and get to know one another better and dive deeper into their walk with Christ.
Contact:
540-841-9978
[email protected]

Shine Girls (In-Person)

Leaders: Topeka Benton, Quinika Benton, Brianna Courie + Kristen Dixon

October 2
November 6
December 4
6:30PM
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]

Praise & Paint
(Online & In-Person)

Leader: Christy Corey

September 26-Meet & Greet October 24
November 21
December 5
10:00AM
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 supplies will be provided. Come as you are and enjoy the fellowship. Every skill level is welcome!
Contact:
910-478-5509
[email protected]

(in)Courage Moms
(In-Person)

Leaders: Sammi Detres & Tia Jackson, Quinika Benton, April Courie & Hillary Oelfke

September 26
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 21
December 5
10AM-12PM
A safe place where all women have a seat at the table of motherhood. Childcare is available.
Contact:
910-382-5901
[email protected]

Moms in Prayer (Online)

Leader: Marilyn Ledoux

September 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 November 5, 12 & 19 December 3, 10 & 17
11-12:00PM
We meet for one hour every Thursday 11-12noon over the phone and PRAY the Word for our children and for schools, BELIEVING that our good God hears and answers faith-filled PRAYER!
Contact:
910-382-0750
[email protected]

Faith To Perfect Trust- Praying in the YES of God!
(In-Person)

Leader: Peggy Grimes

October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 30
December 11 & 18
10:00AM- 12Noon
Would you like to learn how to transcend your faith into perfect trust in the God Who adores you? Join our group as we move toward this goal by developing a prayer life that allows us to see more of our prayers answered while building trust in the God who answers prayer!
Contact:
910-459-6124
[email protected]

Healing The Wounded Heart (In-Person)

Leader: Peggy Grimes

September 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4
10:00AM- 12Noon
Learn how to break free from the wounds of past sins, offenses, traumas, and the generational sins past down from your ancestors to live a life full of blessing and health in your body, soul, and spirit. Katie Souza has an amazing story to tell that will surely bring enlightenment to areas of your life that you haven't realized have been affecting who you truly are in Christ.
Contact:
910-459-6124
[email protected]

Moms Rock (In-Person)

Leaders: Kimberly Hamm + Regina Hartley

October 17
November 21
December 18
2:00PM
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, and victories.
Contact:
910-581-5544
910-467-4464
[email protected]
[email protected]


God is on the Move
(Online & In-Person)

Leaders: Michelle Smith

September 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 13
December 4
6:30PM
To go out in the community and be the church, to learn the heart of God for His people. To shine our light!
Contact:
760-221-4250
[email protected]

Called to Write
(Online & In-Person)

Leader: Dawne McElhinney

September 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4
6:30PM
C2W is a Holy Spirit-led group designed to be a source of encouragement, accountability, and safety that focuses on learning tips and info from the first stage of getting started to the final stage of publication.
Contact:
423-309-7677
[email protected]

Fall 2020 ConnectHER Brochure