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A Small Group consists of 3 or more people who gather together to build community, to grow and serve together. They meet in a variety of places and cover a variety of interests.

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Armor of God

Leader Name:   Kimberly Wright
Phone Number:   (843) 814-5658
Meeting Time:   Wednesday's from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location:   7839 Superior Hill Place, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   Women's study group on Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer

Bushcraft 101

Leader Name:   Joe Adams
Meeting Time:   Saturday's from 9:00am-10:30am
Location:   Email joe.adams@manna.church for location
Childcare:   No
Focus:   This group is for anyone who loves the outdoors and is interested in expanding their wilderness skills. The focus will be on learning about and becoming proficient in many different outdoor skills to include: fire making, food procurement, water procurement, shelter making, land navigation, camp craft, and more. No prior experience is necessary!

COS Community Group

Leader Name:   Andrea Nisely
Meeting Time:   Every Other Friday of the month at 5:30pm
Location:   Nisely Home (Email andrea.nisely@gmail.com for location)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   We are a friendship/family group dedicated to building each other up into the servants and leaders God wants us to be. Each time we meet we'll share our lives and pray for each other and....FOOD! "If we ain't eatin', we ain't meetin'." This group is for everyone!

DIY Car Repair

Leader Name:   Eugene Beal
Phone Number:   (910) 977-8422
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   Email ecbeal@gmail.com for location
Childcare:   No
Focus:   How to maintain your car. We can start with the basics like: Changing a tire, Fixing a slow leak in your tire(s), Changing the oil, Exchanging wiper blades. As time and interest allow, we can move on to other more challenging areas. You provide (A) the car, and (B) the supplies. We will provide the place, the tools, and the time to help you become independent. ....And, "yes" there will be snacks, coffee, and water provided at the first gathering.

Faith & Finances = Financial Peace

Leader Name:   Tony and Carole Colon
Phone Number:   (270) 881-8635
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm
Location:   Colon Home (please text us for address)
Childcare:   No
Focus:   We will facilitate a Faith & Financial Freedom Workshop. We will discuss what the Bible has to say about Wealth, Debt, Giving and how our relationships are affected by how we handle this amazing resource provided by God for us to manage. We are a Debt Free Family with 14 Children and have been providing money lessons for over 15 years.

Freedom Group

Leader Name:   Doug and Donna Castle
Phone Number:   (719)425-7752
Meeting Time:   Thursdays 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location:   8220 Winding Passage Drive- Email douglasacastle@gmail.com for more information
Focus:   God has a personally designed plan for your life! Jesus said, “I have come to give you life in the fullest possible way!” But you also have an enemy who is trying to keep you from fulfilling your purpose and living the life he promised. This 9-week group will help you remove every obstacle that keeps you from the life Jesus promised and help you stand in the authority of Jesus to overcome the enemy’s schemes!If you are interested in leading this type of group in the future, this would be a great group to join as well!

Groovy Girls Middle School Get Together (6th-8th grade)

Leader Name:   Mikayla Balliet (co-lead Holly Balliet)
Meeting Time:   Bi-Weekly Friday evenings June 15- August 10, 2018
Location:   Various places- Contact for Locations
Focus:   We're a group of groovy middle school girls that seek to build lifelong friendships through our bond with Jesus and fun outings. We'll do things like backyard movies, window shopping at the mall, food outings, and other things that girls like to do for fun!

Hearts on Fire for Love

Leader Name:   Je'Rico and NyYelle Brown
Phone Number:   (708)510-7174
Meeting Time:   Fridays from 7:00-8:30pm
Location:   6178 Marne Loop Unit D (Ft Carson)
Focus:   The Mission of this Small Group is to provide marriages with biblical principles, real life testimonies and spiritual support to help them build and maintain a healthy kingdom union. We are committed to Edifying, Educating and Empowering marriages so that they can grow to be health couples and grow closer to God and one another. The books cost $10 a piece so it will be $20 per couple. We will host an adult night out (formal banquet) at the end of the cycle to showcase our love for one another.

Like Father, Like Son

Leader Name:   Jason Balliett
Meeting Time:   2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 9:00am
Location:   Various Outdoor Locations- Contact for Location
Childcare:   No
Focus:   We are a father son outdoor group that seeks to grow the bond between fathers and their sons through enjoying God's creation.

Manna Students

Leader Name:   Devin Fillinger
Phone Number:   (252) 676-7795
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 6:00pm
Location:   10669 Ridgepole Drive, COS, CO 80925(Use google maps)
Childcare:   No
Focus:   This is a small group for students in 6th grade to 12th grade, designed to give your child a place to connect with other students, as well as be equipped to change their world with the gospel.

Men's Saturday Study Group

Leader Name:   Gary Wright
Phone Number:   8438144964
Meeting Time:   Saturday's 8:00am-9:30am
Location:   Contact for Location
Focus:   A study group using the Word to answer the questions that everyday life throws at you as a believer and a man. All backgrounds and experiences of life invited.

Mighty Men's Breakfast

Leader Name:   Joshua Clarke
Meeting Time:   Every Friday at 7:00am
Location:   Olde World's Bagel's and other locations around southern COS- Email Joshua.clarke@manna.church for more information
Focus:   A group of men that gather together for fellowship, breakfast food, and to learn and encourage one another to be mighty men of God.

Outdoor Activities

Leader Name:   Mike Moore
Phone Number:   703-340-5503
Meeting Time:   Fridays and/or Saturdays (varies)
Location:   The woods/streams of Colorado
Childcare:   No
Focus:   Enjoy God's creation by spending time in the Colorado outdoors. Planned activities include camping, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, white water rafting and more.

Park Hop

Leader Name:   Leah Church
Phone Number:   805.444.2178
Meeting Time:   9:30am every Tuesday
Location:   Various parks in the Colorado Springs area
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   For parents & their kids who could use a regularly-scheduled park outing to work out the wiggles and beat the summertime boredom. Adult to adult conversation is also a plus!

Present Over Perfect Women

Leader Name:   Katie Clarke and Vanessa Daberkow
Phone Number:   (407)257-2421
Meeting Time:   Saturday's at 8:30am (Starting June 23rd)
Location:   Spring Creek Neighborhood- Contact for Specific Location
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   We are a women's small group that will be reading Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist. Through reading, eating, and talking, we hope to build strong, supportive friendships as we learn how to "live rich, engaged, and loving lives in the midst of what often feels terribly messy and imperfect."

Sole Sisters (Mothers and Daughters age 8 and up)

Leader Name:   Holly Balliett
Meeting Time:   2nd and 4th Saurday at 9:00am
Location:   Various Trails Around the Area
Childcare:   No
Focus:   We are a mother daughter hiking group that seeks to connect and create strong bonds between mothers and daughters through hiking in God's wonderful creation. We will team up with Manna Church Outreach on July 14, 2018 for Serve Saturday.

Speaking Truth in Love (Women)

Leader Name:   Giselle Rivera
Phone Number:   (407)-408-9291
Meeting Time:   Every Friday at 6:00pm
Location:   2481 Gilpin Avenue 80910
Childcare:   No
Focus:   Our focus is to start a conversation with women on the topic of speaking the truth in love. We desire to grow as women and followers of Jesus by studying Scripture and "Adamant" by Lisa Bevere as it pertains to this topic.

Special Operations Rally for Christian Encouragement (S.O.R.C.E.)

Leader Name:   Eric Wong
Phone Number:   (925)-640-2934
Meeting Time:   The 1st Thursday of every month
Location:   TBD each month- email SORCE.ministry@gmail.com
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   To unify and empower the body of Christ in the US Special Operations community through connecting, equipping, and sending believers as the Holy Spirit leads. This group is for SOF soldiers, families, and supporters

The HomeFront

Leader Name:   Brian & LeeAna Seidl
Phone Number:   682-564-2000
Meeting Time:   Friday's at 6:00pm
Location:   Seidl house (contact leaders for address)
Childcare:   No
Focus:   Special Forces Life Support

Wives of Warriors

Leader Name:   Jessica Hall
Phone Number:   (703) 593-8073
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   Lorson Ranch Area- Email jesshall00@aol.com for specific location
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   Wives of Warriors is a small group for past and present Military spouses. It exists to provide community among military spouses, encourage each other, and grow closer to the Lord as we walk out this calling on our lives as a wife of a warrior!This group is for military wives (Past or Present). This will be an opportunity to share our experiences, encourage one another, and endure the military struggle together!

FirstStep

Leader Name:   Manna Leader
Phone Number:   (719) 357-7588
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 11:45am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   A group designed to help you develop healthy habits in your relationship with Jesus. This group is all about establishing a strong foundation for your pursuit of God.

NextStep

Leader Name:   Manna Leader
Phone Number:   7193577588
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 11:45
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   Discover your purpose. God is always calling us to take steps in our relationship with Him. NextStep is a great next step to take. This group will answer the questions: “Who is Manna Church?”, “Why are we here?”, and “What is my part?”. This group equips you to make a difference.

LeaderStep

Leader Name:   Manna Leader
Phone Number:   7193577588
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 12:00pm
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   This group is designed to equip you in your leadership calling. In every believer is the potential to change the world. This group will be focuses on operational principles and practices for effective leadership. If you want to be a leader at Manna this is a must!

SERVE Team-Admin

Leader Name:   Joshua Clarke
Phone Number:   4345957799
Meeting Time:   Work Hours M-T
Location:   Manna Church Offices
Focus:   To serve the local church with your gifts of administration and organization!

SERVE Team- Guardians

Leader Name:   Gene Beal
Phone Number:   9109778422
Meeting Time:   Sunday's at 8am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   The guardians ensure that our premises are secure and our guests are safe on Sunday mornings. They work hand-in-hand with campus police and facilitate emergency protocol should the need arise.

SERVE Team- Hospitality

Leader Name:   Renae Moore and Holly Balliet
Phone Number:   (910)-977-8421
Meeting Time:   Sunday at 7:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   The hospitality team oversees the lobby environment by providing added touches to help make every guest truly feels at home at Manna Church. Coffee, bathrooms, and more! This team also partners with other SERVE Teams to welcome and host guests.

SERVE Team- Host

Leader Name:   Tony and Carole Colon
Phone Number:   (270) 881-8635
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   The Host team facilitates a distraction free experience for our guests by helping them as they enter the auditorium and performing various tasks to ensure the experience runs smoothly: helping guests find their seats, passing out sermon notes, taking up the offering, passing out communion and more!

SERVE Team- Manna Kids

Leader Name:   Jamie Kelner
Phone Number:   (910) 728-6908
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak COmmunity College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   This team actively participates in creating clean, safe, and fun environments for our kids (6 weeks – 5th grade) to encounter Jesus in ways designed specifically for them. This team also registers new families to the Manna Kids system efficiently to ensure they have a great first experience.

SERVE Team- Parking

Leader Name:   Mike Moore
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   The Parking team is the first impression that any person gets of Manna Church. This fun and friendly team facilitates a guest experience that goes beyond normal expectations.

SERVE Team- Photography

Leader Name:  
Phone Number:   (719) 357-7588
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 7:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   This team captures the life of Manna Church to aid in story-telling and promotion.

SERVE Team- Prayer

Leader Name:   Doug and Donna Castle
Phone Number:   (719) 425-7725
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:00am and the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of Every Month at 6:30
Location:   Sundays- Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus) and Wednesday at various homes
Focus:   This team lays a foundation for Manna Church through prayer and includes opportunities like pre-service prayer, altar ministry, and more. During the week meetings focus on training on the strategic environment of spiritual ministry as well as hands-on practical aspects of using spiritual gifts to bring healing and freedom to others. Our aim is to raise up leaders who will be able to train others.

SERVE Team- Production(AVL)

Leader Name:   Will Reinier
Phone Number:   (252) 676-7795
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 6:30am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Focus:   This team creates the Sunday morning environment through audio engineering, video presentation and lighting.

SERVE Team- Set-up/Tear-down

Leader Name:   Joshua Clarke
Phone Number:   (434) 594-7799
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 6:30am
Location:   Pikes Peak Cmmunity College (Centennial Campus)
Focus:   This team facilitates the Manna Church experience by setting up before service services and packing things away after service. We don't just set-up a church, but we set people up for life change!

SERVE Team- Welcome

Leader Name:   Giovanni Rivera and Vanessa Daberkow
Phone Number:   (407) 227-7875
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:00am
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   The welcome team is a group of friendly people that create an environment in which every guest feels welcomed to Manna Church.

SERVE Team- Worship

Leader Name:   Devin Fillinger
Phone Number:   (252) 676-7795
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 6:30am and Thursdays at 6:30pm
Location:   Pikes Peak Community College (Centennial Campus)
Focus:   This team prepares the way for our guests to encounter the Presence of God through the use of their abilities to sing and play instruments.

Small Groups not only impacted my life...they changed my life.

PATRICE PURCELL

Small Groups are where life happens.

ADAM TERRY

Small Groups have really helped to refine and deepen my understanding of what it means to BE the Church.

GOLFRAN RIVERA

The dynamic of small groups is one of the the quintessential ways of Christ to aid in the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

DAVID MICHALSKI