SMALL GROUP CHOICES – SPRING 2018

TUESDAY GROUPS

Discovery Bible Study

Bible study / Life journey. Plus we drink tea or coffee.

WEEKLY  9.30am – 10.30am  Leader: Andy Vincett & Wes Thomas

Rick’s Group

A friendly group which discuss a variety of subjects. Refreshments on hand, prayer as required.

WEEKLY  7pm – 9pm  Leader: Rick Higgs

Ladies Lunch & Prayer

This group is aimed at women with a focus on lunch, prayer (we keep a prayer diary) and fellowship. Mums with pre-school children are very welcome. We meet at Liz’s house in Prittlewell.

MONTHLY 1pm – 3pm (Dates TBC)   Leader: Liz Ferrans & Karen Faulkner

WEDNESDAY GROUPS

Crafty Ladies & the Sewing Bs

We are ‘Crafty Ladies’ because we are ladies who love to do craft but our focus is on friendship, support and outreach. In addition if you love to sew or want to learn to sew this is the place to be. All sewing materials are provided. We meet at the Vineyard Office, 6 Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea.

WEEKLY  9.30am – 12.30pm   Leader: Sue Clayton, Jayne Davey & Lorna Stennett

Alpha

An opportunity to ask the deeper questions of life and explore the Christian faith in a friendly environment.  Who was Jesus? Why did he die?  What about the bible, prayer & church?

WEEKLY 7.30pm – 9.30pm   Leader: Bisi & Akin Coker

Gospel Choir

All abilities welcome as we meet and sing together as well as enjoying time to develop friendships.

WEEKLY 7.30pm – 9.30pm Leader: Paul Norman

THURSDAY GROUPS

Crafty Ladies & the Sewing Bs

We are ‘Crafty Ladies’ because we are ladies who love to do craft but our focus is on friendship, support and outreach. In addition if you love to sew or want to learn to sew this is the place to be. All sewing materials are provided. We meet at the Vineyard Office, 6 Warrior Square, Southend-on-Sea.

WEEKLY  9.30am – 12.30pm   Leader: Sue Clayton, Jayne Davey & Lorna Stennett

YHG (School Y8 – Y11)

YHG is a time for us to come together to build friendship, share in learning more about God, discuss big questions on life and faith and join in fun adventures. Check out the Devotion page to get updates on YHG!

FORTNIGHTLY  7pm – 9pm in Southchurch   Leader: Claire Riebold & Lisa McRae

YHG (Post – Y11)

We eat, laugh, chat, talk about our dramas and seek to follow Jesus. Check the Devotion page for updates on YHG!

FORTNIGHTLY 7pm – 9pm  in Westcliff / Earls Hall   Leader: Fran Bunkall

Guitar Workshop

Do you own a guitar?  Can you play a handful of chords?  Would you like the opportunity to learn more whilst playing along to worship songs?  This could be the group for you!

This will be a useful and fun way to build confidence with a view to possibly playing in another small group or joining the worship team one day (but this is not compulsory!)  Numbers will be limited!

FORTNIGHTLY 7.30pm – 10.00pm  in Shoebury   Leader: Dave Clayton

Prophecy 2

This group follows on from Prophecy 1 and is for anyone who wants to learn about the biblical gift of prophecy and will be focusing on discipleship, accountability and growing in the gift of prophecy. You will need to bring a Bible, notebook and pen.

FORTNIGHTLY 8pm – 10pm  in Southend  Leader: Sam Vincett

FRIDAY GROUPS

Charles & Joyce’ Group

The usual mix of fun, laughter and deep seriousness as we seek the kingdom of God together.

WEEKLY 8.00pm in Central Southend    Leaders: Charles & Joyce David

Mate & Debi’s Group

In this group we share our highs and lows. We worship, talk and pray together and encourage one another. This group also features the legendary Hungarian hospitality.

FORTNIGHTLY  7pm   Leader: Mate & Debora Hargas

Monthly Prayer

We want to see the kingdom of God impacting in our town and it all starts with prayer.

MONTHLY 8.00pm -9.30pm   Leader: Kate Faulkner

Storehouse Group

A relaxed time of bible study, discussion and prayer

WEEKLY  2pm – 3pm    Leader: Rob Carvosso & Roger Newsham

SATURDAY GROUPS

Men’s Prayer & Breakfast

A group for men with a focus on prayer for each other, the church and the world. Meets at Geoff’s house.

MONTHLY  8am  (2nd Saturday of the month)    Leader: Geoff Riebold

Plugged In!

A group for 8-12 year olds. Space to hang out together, enjoy milkshakes, play electronic games and generally have fun!

MONTHLY 3pm – 4.30pm  (20 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar) @ Vineyard Offices    Leader: Kate Faulkner

SUNDAY GROUPS

Soaking

This is a very relaxed, informal group where we set aside time to spend with God and experience new ways of listening to God.
You will need: Bible and notebook.

Monthly at the church offices 7.30 -9.30pm    Leader: Frankie Davey

OTHER GROUPS

Ladies’ Nibble & Natter

Sign up to be added to the WhatsApp group to keep updated or contact Lisa. This is a social evening to have time to just chat and enjoy each others’ company whilst sharing light nibbles.

MONTHLY 8pm  (Dates TBC) in Southend   Leader: Lisa McCrae

Marriage Course

This is the acclaimed ‘Care for the Family’ marriage course giving you the opportunity to invest in the most important relationship in your life.  It is a four week course running in March. (Don’t worry you will not be asked to discuss your relationship a group).

WEEKLY 8pm – 10pm  (Dates & Venue TBC)  Leaders: Andy & Sam Vincett