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  16 Virginia Avenue
  Manasquan, NJ 08736

  Tel: 732-223-4627
  Fax: 732-223-1607

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Growth groups are designed to provide a consistent, ongoing opportunity to experience deeper connections with God and with others.  Below is a list of days and times that groups are being offered.  In order to prepare properly for some of our groups, registration is required.  Please click on the "Sign Up" button next to those groups to register.  If there is no button next to a group that you would like to join, you are welcome to come without needing to register.  If you have any questions or need more infromation, please contact Dave Wilenta.

Sign Up Button‘Girl, Wash Your Face’
Tuesday @ 6:30PM (Begins January 22); Leader: Renee Bergin
Join this women’s small group which will read and discuss the NY Times bestseller by Christian author Rachel Hollis. Through this book we will learn to apply God’s Word in our lives, and how to replace the lies we hear and tell ourselves daily with His truth!  All women are invited!!  Childcare is provided!

Wednesday Bible Study with Pastor Jim
Wednesday @ 12PM (Begins January 16); Leader: Pastor Jim Dunson; Location: Upper Room
This bible study is a great opportunity to learn, grow, share & explore the Word of God together with Pastor Jim.  All are welcome to join at any time.

Life Application GroupSign Up Button
Wednesday @ 6:30PM (Begins January 23); Leader: Dave Wilenta; Location: Upper Room
This growth group focuses on applying the truths and promises of God’s Word in our everyday lives.  All are welcome.  Childcare is provided!

‘Jesus the One and Only’Sign Up Button
Thursday @ 10AM (Begins January 24); Leader: Danene Wilenta
Come along on a life-changing journey which will lead you through the hills of Galilee with the Teacher, across the lake with the Master, and finally, on the road toward the cross with the Savior. Get to know Jesus intimately... as though you had walked with Him during His days of earthly ministry!

Discovery Bible Study
Thursday @ 7PM; Leader: Rev. David Cotton; Location: Sanctuary
Join Reverend David Cotton for what many call the fastest hour of the week!  Discovery Bible Study offers short-term units that alternate between Biblical study of a particular section of the Bible and topical studies that apply Biblical and Christian principles to modern life.   Don't miss it!  

Sunday Groups
‘Discovering God’s Will’ by Andy StanleySign Up Button
Sunday @ 8AM (Begins January 6); Leader: Don Van Houten; Location: Upper Level
Join this group as Andy Stanley’s video based study will take you through the important steps of decision making, pursuing God's will, seeking counsel from others, learning to use discernment, and understanding the mind of God through Scripture as you seek His will. 

‘Knowing God’
Sunday @ 8AM; Leader: Dave Wilenta; Location: Room 5 (Upper Level)
This men’s discipleship group focuses on knowing God more intimately through His Word, while sharing struggles, life experiences and victories in a small group setting.  All men are welcome! 

Koinonea Group
Sunday @ 9:30AM; Leader: Rev. David Cotton; Location: Upper Room
KOINONEA is an adult Sunday school class led by Pastor David. Come join us for inspiration and information as we grow in our faith and share with one another!

The Journey Group
Sunday @ 9:30AM; Leaders: Richard & Doreen Steenland; Location: Office
Walk with us through the "Gospel of John" told by the one that Jesus loved.  We will go verse by verse through the Gospel and learn practical ways to apply these truths to our everyday lives in intimate and authentic ways.  The purpose of this study is to know Christ more deeply, to know that you are a disciple that Jesus loves and to walk in that truth fearlessly with freedom and boldness. 

Other Groups
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) &
MOMSnext (Moms with school aged children)

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Child care and age appropriate lessons for children birth to 5 years. This year’s theme is “Find your Fire.” Romans 12:11-13 says, “Never let the fire go out…When you hope, be joyful. When you suffer, be patient. When you pray, be faithful. Share with God’s people who are in need. Welcome others into your homes.” Come learn about how God will grow you to live expectantly, to surrender daringly and to breathe freely. Contact the church office at (732) 223-4627 for more information.

All seniors of our church are invited to attend the Foundations luncheons held the second Thursday of each month.  We will not be meeting in January but will meet in February, March and April in Fellowship Hall for a luncheon and an interesting speaker.

Adelphos Service Group
Leader: Jim Gibson
This team of volunteers assists the elderly, disabled and members in need in our church and community with small home repairs, painting, carpentry, etc. Please email Jim Gibson for more information.

Manasquan Christian Writers Ministry
Contemporary Worship

Our mission is to bring the love and peace of Jesus to our congregation, community and the world through the written word. Contact Rob Petillon. Join us!

Stitching Hands:  Knitting For Charity
2nd & 4th Friday of the Month @ 1:30PM
Great fellowship for a good cause! Share your talents!

Presbyterian Women (PW) Circles
Join a circle for Bible study, fellowship and mission work. All are welcome!

  • Esther Circle:  2nd Tuesday, 9:30AM
  • Hannah Circle:  1st  Wednesday, 9AM
  • Joanna Circle:  1st Thursday, 7PM
  • Lydia Circle:  4th Tuesday, 7PM
  • Mary Martha Circle:  3rd Thursday, 12:30PM
  • Ruth Circle:  2nd Wednesday, 9:30AM
  • Sarah Circle:  2nd Wednesday, 1:30PM
  • Membership Chair:  Betty Anderson

Contact Dave Wilenta to find out more about the above opportunities as well as being an usher, greeter, welcome center volunteer or to share your gifts with the body by joining a choir, volunteering with our youth or leading a growth group.

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