Bethesda | Connect Groups
Connect Groups are starting and are a great way to meet people, grow spiritually, plug in at BWC, and serve. Check out the groups below. Please contact the church office at 673-0023  and contact the connect coach and get connected. 
Adult Bible Study: “Pastoral Epistles”
Connect Coach: Les Hitchcock
Target Group: Open to all adults
This group is open for adults of all ages. We will be studying the Pastoral Epistles, 1 & 2 Timothy, and Titus. Come and join us as we learn more about God’s word for the leadership of the church.
When: Sunday mornings at Bethesda in Classroom A // 9:00-10:15a 
Supplies needed: Bible
Outreach Focus: Woodland Park Outreach
Please note: No childcare available
BWC Youth:
Connect Coach: Youth Ministry Team (Contact office 673-0023 for more info)
Target Group: youth grades 6th-12th.
Join us as we share dinner together, worship, small group discussion time, as well as participating in fun games and activities.
When: Sundays // 4:30-6:30p
Location: BWC’s Youth Room (Please use the Student Ministries Entrance at the south end of the building.)
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build
College & Career:
Connect Coach: Pastor Scott and Janet Lee
Target Group: This connect group is open to 18-25 year old young adults. We will share dinner together, study relevant topics, and pray for your needs! Come and join us. Stop by early, from 4:00-6:30p, for time to study and get caught up on work.
When: Monday // 6:30-8:00p 
Location: Bethesda Worship Center (Youth Room)
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build
Friday Morning Coffee Group: “1000 Gifts” by Ann Voscamp
Connect Coach: Cheryl Roberts
Target Group: Join us for a time of coffee, fellowship, and study. This connect group is open to all women who seek to reach the heart of God. We’ll discover how to live the full life (with grace, thanksgiving, and joy) regardless of circumstances. Through her book, we’ll learn about her struggles and how to live joyfully amid sin, sorrow, and suffering. 
When: Fridays // 10:00a   
Location: Bethesda // Living Room
Outreach Focus: Foster Parent Exchange
Cost: $10.00 (for the book)
Sign Language Connect Group:
Connect Coach: Kathy Miller
Target Group: This group is for anyone who would like to learn basic sign language as well as spending time in fellowship.   
When: Saturday // 6:00p      
Location: Bethesda Worship Center (Classroom A)
Outreach Focus: Serving dinner at Celebrate Recovery
Ephesians 5:19 Fellowship Group
Connect Coach: BWC Leadership
Target Group: This group is open to anyone who loves to sing hymns and play their instruments. We’ll be reading through Psalms and there will coffee and refreshments provided.
When: Wednesdays // 2:30-3:30p   
Location: Bethesda Worship Center Fellowship Hall
Supplies: Bible, instrument and/or voices
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build
Marriage Matters: 
Connect Coach: Rob & Bev Bernard
Target Group: All married and engaged couples are invited to join us for a time of sharing, connecting and strengthening of our relationships. 
When: Various Sundays of the month // 5:00-6:30pm 
Location: Locations Vary – Please contact Carrie Prado for location and dates
Supplies: Bible, notebook, and pen
Outreach Focus: Local Food Box
Please note: No childcare available
The Pool:
Connect Coach: Tim and Bille Rae Charles
Target Group: The Pool is a prayer time at Bethesda for those in need of ministry. If you need prayer or have friends that do, then please come in and bring your friends and we will pray for each one’s need. This is not a directed prayer time, but a time of prayer and praying for others.  
When: Tuesdays // 12:15-2:00p   
Location: Bethesda // Sanctuary
Thursday  Morning Men’s Connect Group: “Stepping Up” Video Series
Connect Coach: Pastor Scott
Target Group:  This group is open to men of all ages. Join us for coffee, donuts, and great fellowship. We’ll be digging deeper into what it means to step up and live a courageous life with Stepping Up: A call to Courageous Living. We’ll be unpacking what biblical manhood looks like and what it means to be a godly, courageous man in today’s world. 
When: Thursdays // 10:00a   
Location: Bethesda // Living Room
Supplies: Bible 
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build
Thursday EARLY Morning Men’s Connect Group: “The Red Sea Rules” by Robert Morgen
Connect Coach: Pastor Scott
Target Group: This is an early group for our men and students that need to get to work or school before 8:00a and is open to men of all ages. We will be learning through “The Red Sea Rules” that even in the midst of seemingly impossible situations, God’s promise to make a way for us. His loving guidance will protect us through danger, illness, marital strife, financial problems – whatever challenges Satan places in our path. There will be coffee, donuts, lots of laughs and fellowship. 
When: Thursdays // 6:45a  
Location: Bethesda // Living Room
Supplies: Bible and study book.
Cost: $5.00 for the book
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build
Anna’s Friends:
Connect Coach: Deacons of Bethesda Worship Center
Target Group: This is a monthly luncheon for the widows of Bethesda Worship Center to come together for a time of fellowship, laughter, sharing of the Word, and food.  
When: One Tuesday a month // 11:30a-1:00p     
Location: Bethesda // Ron Cunningham Fellowship Hall
Women’s Connect Group: “Your Battles Belong to the Lord” by Joyce Meyer
Connect Coach: Janet Lee
Target Group: This group is open all women who desire to discover our secret weapon for life’s battles; to know our enemy and be more than a conqueror. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR THIS GROUP. THIS GROUP IS FULL  
When: Thursdays // 6:30-8:00p (Beginning February 6th)     
Location: Bethesda Worship Center
Cost: $25.00 (for Book and workbook)
Please note: There is no childcare available
Young Men’s Discipleship Group: John 15
Connect Coach: Brayden Lee and Ben DeLeon
Target Group: This a group for young men ages 17-25. We’ll be diving deep into John 15. Join us for a time of relevant discussion and fellowship.   
When: Thursdays // 8:00p     
Location: Bethesda Worship Center (Living Room)
Outreach Focus: Habitat for Humanity Faith Build / The HUB
Worship Ministry Connect Group:
Connect Coach: Worship Ministry Leaders
Target Group: Those who have a heart of prayer, worship, service, and a desire to help lead others to have a meaningful encounter with God through worship. This connect group meets weekly on predetermined days/times to worship together, study, connect, and serve by preparing for Sunday morning worship.  
When: Days/Times vary, but are scheduled in advance   
Location: Bethesda
Outreach Focus: Leading worship for VOA and Celebrate Recovery
Please contact the church office to set up a time to speak with Evan
Bethesda Academy/Discipleship: “Financial Peace University” 
Connect Coach: Rob Bernard
Target Group: This is connect group for anyone who would like to learn who to get out of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! Register for this group by signing up at the Guest & Information Desk or call the office at 307-673-0023. 
When: Two classes offered:
Sunday Mornings (Beginning January 19th): 9:00-10:30a
Wednesday evenings (Beginning January 22nd): 6:30-8:00p  
Location: Bethesda Worship Center
Supplies: FPU Materials
Cost: $100.00