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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

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Leader Name:   Peter Glader
Phone Number:   (760)792-1321
Meeting Time:   TBD When Needed
Location:   TBD Where Needed
Focus:   Manna CERT helps people prepare themselves, their families, and communities to assist the distressed in emergencies and disasters throughout the region. This is an open group to anyone interested in preparing and applying the unique skills and capabilities of the church in a practical and tangible way.

Crochet and coffee

Leader Name:   Kayla Bryant
Phone Number:   808-784-8233
Meeting Time:   Saturday’s time is to be determined.
Location:   TBD
Focus:   We will be getting together to crochet and talk, wether you are experienced or someone wanting to learn, we would love to have you join us for crocheting and coffee. Each week I will let you know which coffee shop we will meet at. All you ned to bring is your crocheting stuff, we can hang out and talk about Jesus, daily trials, or anything else while working on our projects and enjoying coffee or tea.

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:   Sundays 12:30-1:30
Location:   Manna Church, after second service
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   Freedom Group is a small group open to ANYONE who wants to accelerate their growth in the kingdom of God. If you have received Christ as your personal Savior, he has set you free. Yet people collect a lot of “sticking points” in their lives from just living in the world. This group is designed to resolve personal and spiritual conflicts that keep you from living out your destiny in Christ and help you live out the freedom Jesus promised! Lunch and childcare are provided.

How to Study the Bible for All It's Worth

Leader Name:   Joe Adams
Meeting Time:   Wednesday - 7:30-8:30pm
Location:   Panera Bread - 1832 Southgate Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Childcare:   No
Focus:   There is so much treasure to be found in Scripture, but reading and actually understanding what the Bible is saying can be challenging at times. Join me on Wednesday nights as I help you learn how to study and understand Scripture for yourself!

Jogging with Jesus

Leader Name:   Toby Brown
Phone Number:   719-252-5749
Meeting Time:   Sunday afternoons, 3pm start
Location:   TBD
Childcare:   No
Focus:   This group will be a community building group centered around jogging, or running, together.

Mama & Munchkins

Leader Name:   Leah Church & Elissa Adams
Phone Number:   805-444-2178
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Thursday at 10:00 am
Location:   Varies (see group Facebook page for up to date info, emails will be sent with more info on each meet up)
Focus:   This is a small group designed for moms as well as their kiddos. The purpose of this group will be to build encouraging and God centered connections with other mom's and provide a fun, safe place for our kiddos to enjoy and connect with each other. We will meet biweekly with two separate formats of meeting. Once a month, we have planned an outdoor or out of the home activity for us to meet up and enjoy! The other meeting of the month will be a play date in one of the leaders homes (baby friendly and toddler proofed... if that's such a thing), where the mamas can connect over coffee and kiddos can enjoy play inside or outside as the weather permits. We look forward to connecting with you!

Mamas of Special Needs Children

Leader Name:   Holly Balliett
Phone Number:   719-237-2630
Meeting Time:   Once a month on a Friday night; contact leader for more information.
Location:   Balliett Home (Fountain, CO)
Focus:   We are a small group of mothers of special needs children who gather together to support, pray, and learn from each other on our special journey. We have once a month potlucks in Holly's home to enjoy some food, fellowship, and to fill up our spiritual cups for the journey ahead. This is a time for moms to step away from the hectic and sometimes overwhelming day of a special needs parent and not have to think about anything but fellowship in the Word. No childcare will be provided, but we may have some resources available for single moms and military wives of deployed soldiers.

Manna Students

Leader Name:   Devin Fillinger
Phone Number:   (252) 676-7795
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 6:00pm
Location:   10668 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 Being Better Men

Leader Name:   Joshua Clarke
Phone Number:   4345957799
Meeting Time:   Every Wednesday at 11:45am-12:45pm
Location:   TBD
Childcare:   No
Focus:   A group of men that gather together for fellowship, lunch, and to learn and encourage one another to be mighty men of God.

Men's Fellowship Group

Leader Name:   Gary Wright
Phone Number:   (843)814-4964
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Location:   Old World Deli
Childcare:   No
Focus:   Coming together as men to develop relationships that strengthen each other no matter the background, history or age.

North Springs Community Group

Leader Name:   Andrea Nisely
Phone Number:   9076022054
Meeting Time:   Every Other Friday at 6:30pm
Location:   Call/ text for address
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   We will have time to get to know one another, to do life together and study Mark Batterson's book If, using videos with minimal homework. "Trading your 'If Only' regrets, for God's 'What If' possibilities."

Serve your City

Leader Name:   Sharyn Beal
Phone Number:   (910)977-8421
Meeting Time:   Every other Wednesday 7pm
Location:   580 Brandywine Drive
Childcare:   No
Focus:   We will be sharing the heart of Outreach in a small group setting. We will discuss the whys and hows of loving and serving our community as well as have several fun opportunities to experiencing serving together as a small group through the fall.

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

South Springs Community Group (20s-30s)

Leader Name:   Joshua and Katie Clarke
Phone Number:   434-595-7799
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm
Location:   The Clarke home in the Spring Creek Neighborhood, 80910 (Contact for Address)
Focus:   Do you like having good friends? Us too! This group is all about developing and strengthening life-giving and godly friendships for those in their 20’s and 30’s. We will build these relationships through conversation, topical discussions, fun activities, and dinner! We expect that everyone who attends regularly will grow closer to God through the Jesus-centered relationships developed and strengthened through this group. Each gathering will be potluck style with various themes. Your kids are welcome to join, you will just have to keep an eye on them because we will not have dedicated childcare.

Up...On This Rock

Leader Name:   Devin Taylor
Phone Number:   252-676-7795
Meeting Time:   Saturday, 9am
Location:   City Rock Climbing Center, and Outdoor locations
Childcare:   No
Focus:   This is a group for anyone of any age who has an innate desire to climb things! If you are an experienced climber, or are new to climbing, you can join this group!During our time together we will focus on bouldering to build strength and technique both indoors and outdoors. To boulder, all you need is a pair of climbing shoes and a chalk bag! No harness is needed.Every other Saturday at 9am, we will meet at an indoor climbing gym. However, it does cost to use the facility. A day pass at City Rock is $19, and shoe rentals are $5. The other Saturdays, we will meet at various outdoors bouldering locations to climb on real rock!

Wives of Warriors

Leader Name:   Jessica Hall
Phone Number:   (703) 593-8073
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Fridays of the month 6-8pm
Location:   Jessica's home in the southeast Colorado Springs (email for address)
Childcare:   Yes
Focus:   Equipping wives of Warriors through God’s Word, and supporting each other through fellowship and prayer so we can thrive as a military spouse.

Women's Breakfast and Books

Leader Name:   Katie Clarke and Vanessa Daberkow
Phone Number:   (407)257-2421
Meeting Time:   Saturday's at 8:00am
Location:   Switches between Katie and Vanessa's houses (text/email for addresses)
Focus:   We are a women's small group that will get together to read "Bad Girls of the Bible" by Liz Curtis Higgs. This book is a study of how we should and should not respond in life situations based on the lives of the "bad news belles of the Bible." We look forward to learning and studying the Bible in a new way, as well as building relationships with each other through breakfast and fellowship.

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:   Kevin Niles
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:   Vanessa Daberkow
Meeting Time:   Sundays at 8:45am
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