COMMUNITY LIFE

Come and do life with us
At Emmanuel, we believe community life is the heart of the church, and we desire that everyone who attends here have a group they feel like they can rely on. Interested in finding a group for you? Check them out below and find us in the Lobby on Sunday if you have any questions.

CONVERGENCE

Room B303
We are a group of single Christians that collectively utilize each of our individual talents and experiences to strengthen our walks with God.
Group Leader
Josh Girty
jdgirty04@rangers.nwosu.edu
Teaching Coordinator

EQUIP & ENCOURAGE

Room B304
We desire to be a group of multi-generational people focusing on equipping ourselves with knowledge, through focused Bible study, in order to live the lives God intends. Being multi-generational allows us to encourage each other through each of life's stages.
Group Leader
Jon Redelsperger
jredelsperger@bkd.com
Teaching Coordinator
Jon Redelsperger

G2 (Growth Group)

Video Room
Open group - join anytime. Comfortable for couples or singles who are raising young children. We share about our lives, study scripture and gather monthly (outside of Sunday morning).
Group Leader
Sarah Wilkins
Teaching Coordinator
Andy Wilkins

GRACEFUL LIFE

Room B103
This group of 30's and 40's, married and single, with a focus on studies related to the Bible, parenting and relationships.
Group Leader
Melanie Gray
melinok@hotmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Rusty Gray

LIFE BUILDERS

Room A106
The Life Builders Community Group consists of married couples and families in their 30's and 40's, many of whom are parents to children ranging from birth to elementary age. Study topics focus on Bible application and theology. The group is focused on building families, relationships and community, in an effort to further God's Kingdom. In addition to meeting weekly on Sundays, we plan couple and/or family socials every month or two. Our community group welcomes all visitors and military families new to the Enid area.
Group Leader
Kellie Jensen
kellie.jensen@hotmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Jonathan Bartley

OIKOS

Room A105
Oikos is a community group of 20-30 somethings, some married and some with young children, whose desire is to build strong, authentic relationships with one another and to live life together. Our diverse group is all about sharing life and faith with each other. As a family of believers, we believe that loving others means walking together through life's struggles and celebrating life's joys. Our group seeks to study God's Word together in a way that is applicable to everyday life.
Group Leader
Cody Haney
codybhaney@gmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Kaleb Metcalf

REFUGEES

Room A104
This is an eclectic, inter-generational group of singles and couples seeking to build relationships and study God's Word in creative ways.
Group Leader
Jeff Eaton
jeffdeaton@suddenlink.net
Teaching Coordinator
Mike Fields

SONRISE COFFEE TALK

B103
We are a diverse group of couples, thirty to forty- somethings, from all walks of life. Each of us brings a unique view to our lively discussions as we invest in the lives of others, lift each other up to the Lord and grow in our knowledge of His grace.
Group Leader
Cammie Todd
Teaching Coordinator
Steve Todd

#CARPENTERS

Room B300
Our community group builds relationships through an understanding of love and acceptance of others. Christ is the cornerstone of our studies and God's Word provides our foundation.
Group Leader
Carol Williams
Teaching Coordinator
Kyle Williams

ACCEPTED BY GRACE

Gym
This community group is based on acceptance, no matter your marital status, age, or level of spiritual maturity. We welcome people as they are. The goal is to grow as a community, helping each other draw closer to Christ.
Group Leader
Phil Ester
phil.ester@yahoo.com
Teaching Coordinator
Phil Ester

OLDER & WISER

Gym
We, the Older & Wiser group, are largely made up of people who have raised our children and are now enjoying grandchildren. We have been, or currently are caretakers for our parents. Many are retired. We agree on the essentials of the Christian faith, but seldom anything else. We accept one another for who we are, and love and support one another always.
Group Leader
Melonee Spurlock
mel.spurlock@sbcglobal.net
Teaching Coordinator
Jim Benton

SPIRIT SEEKERS

Mercy Room
A group of professional ladies (40's-60's) working through Bible studies led by women like Beth Moore, Joyce Meyer, Priscilla Shirer, Lysa Terkeurst, etc.
Group Leader
Laura Justus
jlhjustus@yahoo.com
Teaching Coordinator
Stephanie Soucek

THE ENCOURAGERS

Room B102
Hands stretched out in friendship.
Group Leader
Lula Benton
lulabenton@hotmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Lula Benton

TRUTH SEEKERS

Room B301
We are a group of married couples in our 40's and up with approximately 20-25 people. We seek to understand the truth of God through the study of His Word as it plays out in our own lives and in our interaction with others. We support each other in prayer and engaging in authentic relationships.
Group Leader
Leon Johnson
adjljohnson@sbcglobal.net
Teaching Coordinator
Leon Johnson

YOUNG AT HEART

Room B302
We are a fun loving group of mostly couples that are 40+ in age. Some still have young kids and some have grandkids. Our community group offers Scripture-based teaching and discussion that is applied to everyday life. We call ourselves Young At Heart, because we are showing signs of gray but we still enjoy play. If this sounds like you, we would love to have you come be a part of our lives.
Group Leader
Stan Ralstin
sralstin@sbcglobal.net
Teaching Coordinator
Craig Shriner

BEREANS

Room A103
A senior adult study and fellowship community group for married couples and singles.
Group Leader
Austin and Mavis Johnson
mavisJ24@suddenLinK.net
Teaching Coordinator
Ted Kuschel

FIRST HOME BIBLE STUDY

Chapel
We live, love, learn, listen and laugh with joy for Jesus!
Group Leader
Dave Jones
mdfjones@sbcglobal.net
Teaching Coordinator
Dan O'Daniel

LYDIA

Room A102
Welcome to our group of mature, senior ladies who share life experiences with each other as we continue to explore God's Grace in our lives.
Group Leader
Wilma Fluman
Teaching Coordinator
Lillian McGee

SOJOURNERS

Room A100
A group of temporary tent dwellers‚ composed of men and women, 60 plus, from all walks of life on an awesome journey and fellowship with Jesus and each other. A group of people who lovingly and compassionately care for one another as family and dear friends. We have each one been called by our Lord to lovingly serve, give, teach and live His Word daily as a witness to others on this journey. Led by Jerry and Barbara Erwin, we follow the Explore the Bible Series. Come fellowship with us until these temporary tents, are exchanged for new tents made for us by our Heavenly Father.
Group Leader
Jerry Erwin
jweusnr@suddenlink.net
Teaching Coordinator
Barbara Erwin

SONSHINE

Room A101
Women in their 40's-70's studying New Testament books, learning God's Truth and applying it to our everyday lives.
Group Leader
Doris Moore
dorso2@suddenlink.net
Teaching Coordinator
Doris Moore

SINGLES LIFEGROUP

Grace Place - Wednesdays - 6:30 pm
Each Wednesday, singles gather to share the message of Christ, grow in their relationship with Him, and create a safe atmosphere of unity, acceptance, and belonging in our community. Our purpose is to help you grow spiritually, connect with other single adults, and learn the plans God has for your life. Doing life together is what we do - doing it with Christ at the center is the focal point.
Group Leader
Karen Choate
cottageantiquesgirl@gmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Kevin Choate

WOMEN 2 WOMEN

Room A100 - Tuesday Nights - 6:30 pm
Women to Women meet on Tuesday evenings at 6:30. This is a community of women in all seasons of life who pray for each other and encourage and mentor each other as we walk together through our days. Join us as we open our Bibles (or iPad apps) and receive God's very timely instructions. There is no video or homework. And we study scripture verse-by-verse.
Group Leader
Audrey Villalobos
audvillo@gmail.com
Teaching Coordinator
Anne Abernethy

MENS DISCIPLESHIP GROUP

Room A100 - Tuesdays - 7:00 am
Open to men of all ages and walks of life who desire to study and discuss different books of the Bible and encourage one another in the walk of faith.
Group Leader
Wade Burleson
wade@ebcenid.org
Teaching Coordinator
Ted Kuschel

CHILDREN OF GRACE

The Hub
Recognizing that we are living in New Covenant times, the Children of Grace daily seek to live New Covenant lives. We cling to the truth that Christ IS our righteousness and daily seek to boldly explore the depth of God's great love for us in Christ. Standing upon Holy Scripture, we choose relationship over rule because love is stronger than compulsion.
Group Leader
Nancy Carter
nacpiano@suddenlink.net
Teaching Coordinator
Tim Taylor
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