General questions, email sheeba@gfc.tv.

 Small Groups

 ______ The Middle.  Food, fellowship, and Bible study group.  Made up of parents of middle schoolers to young adults.  Meets on Tuesdays at 6:30pm at the home of Craig and Sonia Lipsey.  Questions?  Contact Sonia at sonia.lipsey@gmail.com. All welcome!

 _____ Women’s Thursday Morning Bible StudyTaught by experienced teachers & addressing applicable faith-on-life topics through the study of scripture, join other women on Thursday mornings 10:00am, starting Sept. 5th at Kitti Rau’s home. Pat Vanderhorst will be facilitating a study on the book of Esther for the first half of the semester. Bibles needed. Contact Kitti Rau at kittikatscorner@gmail.com or 770-713-2878.

 _____ Men’s Thursday Morning Bible Study.  Taught by Cliff Hagan, with others, every Thursday morning from 7-8am at Grayson Coffee House.  Bring your Bible and Bible study materials will be provided.  Currently studying 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus.  Questions?  Contact Cliff Hagan at cliff1088@gmail.com  or 404-797-1213. 

 _____ Men of God (MOG) II Bible Study.  Facilitator Tom Rau, with other teachers, will guide men through discussions on scripture and its relevance to life. Meets every Saturday morning at 8am at Grayson Coffee House. Questions?  Contact: Tom at tomrau1925@gmail.com or 770-713-2668.  Bibles needed.

_____War Room Prayer Ministry. Come join others on Sundays from 8:20-8:40am and/or Thursday evenings from 5-6 at the church  as together believers press into the power of prayer to expand the work of God and pray against strongholds in believers, leaders, the church and the world. Come experience the power of God unfold as the privilege of prayer activated! Contact Bryan Lash at usmc1@mindspring.com. My house should be called the house of prayer. Matthew 21:13.

 ______ Seasoned By GraceGroup meets every other week on Friday nights at 7:00 PM at various homes. Studies differ with leaders. Made up of folks mostly from 50-75 years. Newcomers welcome! Questions? Contact Lisa McClurg at mcclurgl@bellsouth.net or 770-815-8706.

 _____ Inspiring Conversations.  Lilly Crook facilitates discussions at Grayson Coffee House on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 4-6pm on a number of women’s topics and issues with scripture as the basis. Topics include unconditional love, grief, forgiveness, mothering, faith, greed, and many others.  Members and conversations are diverse and often relate to excerpts from Lilly’s book Inspiring Thoughts.  Outreach through 7 Bridges is incorporated into group. Questions?  Contact Lilly Crook at hopeandinspiration55@gmail.com or 917-403-7078.  All women welcome!

 _____ Family Foundations Class: The Art of Marriage. Led by Stanley and Myrna Brown. The Art of Marriage is a 6 week, video based small group study. The Art of Marriage® weaves together expert teaching, real life stories and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design. Class meets at GNH on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in the Farmhouse Cost of the books is $25 per couple. To reserve books and register for the class, simply email Stanley Brown at blendedcovenantliving@gmail.com or call / text 404-953-5101 with name of you and your spouse and phone number. 1st class Sunday, 9/8.

 _____ Trailblazers.  A group of adults that meet at 11:00am on Sunday mornings in the Farmhouse. We come together to study the Bible, share our walk with the Lord, and offer support to each other in our journey. We would love for you to come and join us. Questions? Contact Pat Potter at patpotter6595@gmail.com or 404-353-2697.  Newcomers welcome!

 _____ Harvesting New Hope.  Food, fellowship, and Bible study group. All ages and life-stages are welcome!  Childcare provided for a fee.  Led by Chris and Julie Moore.  Next study: “Boundaries” led by Stephanie Miller. Meet the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month (starting on the 3rd Sunday in September) from 4-7pm at the Rinehart residence. Contact Therese at tamorrison18@yahoo.com or 216-832-8842.

_____ Young Marrieds (families w/ kids from birth to early elementary).  Want a community that helps you and your family experience life through the lens of faith?  Want to ensure that your home grows in godliness as it grows up?  Join Ben and Lindsay Egidio, as they, with other couples, discuss God’s perspective on family and faith-on-life living.  They will be starting to go through the book called, “The Art of Parenting” by Dennis Rainey. Bring your Bible and a snack EVERY OTHER Sunday night, from 5:30pm-7pmbeginning August 25th.  Childcare provided for young children for a fee.  See FB Page at:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/281693215773111/about/for dates or details. Contact Lindsay at legidio2011@gmail.comor 770-601-7286.  Newcomers welcome!

 _____  Middleton Group.  Group applies scripture to life to encourage faith-living.  Meets every other Sunday night at 6:30pm at the home of Bill and Pat Potter.  Questions?  Contact Bill Potter at wfp1943@gmail.com or 404-435-1270. All adults (18+) welcome!

Other Groups

_____ Caregiver Support Group We care about the stress you are under and the need for support and encouragement. Robin Dill will lead this group. She brings 15 years of working with caregivers through respite ministry for people with dementia, caregiver classes and Caring for the Caregiver events. She has also been a family caregiver! Our support group meets every other Monday night at 7pm at the church, starting August 5th. Email Robin Dill: robin.dill@comcast.net

 _____ Celebrate Recovery.  Christ-centered recovery program that speaks to hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Newcomers should expect to feel welcomed into a safe place where confidentiality and anonymity are core values. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday (including holidays) in the GNH Student Room (immediately to right when entering main entrance of church). Dinner is at 6:00 pm, large group and worship at 7:00, and small group is at 8:00.  Questions?  Contact Patrick Moran at pmoran8830@gmail.com or 678-697-4816.

 ______ Women’s Yoga.  Come and join adult women of all ages as they lean into staying in shape. Class led Emily Popma, certified in Holy Yoga. This class for beginners meets Tuesdays at 10am in the Trail Room. Cost $5 per class. Bring a mat and a beach towel. Questions? Contact Emily at ddpelp@comcast.net or 404-804-7830.

_____ The Garden at Grace New Hope. Calling all gardeners! Group comes together at the garden to fellowship, plan and pray. Garden is open from 9am-8pm throughout the week. See Facebook Page: The Garden at Grace New Hope, to schedule volunteer and meeting times. Questions? Contact Beth Arechiga at iamthebeth@comcast.net or 770-369-3437 (text). Newcomers, families and seniors welcome!

 _____ Witness Through Fitness Couch to 5K.  Starting From January 11th, 2020 8:00am until March 21st we will have our group training as we head towards your first 5K or maybe your return to "action" as you join with a group of like minded folks to become more active and take on a challenge! Text or call Cliff 404-797-1213 for more info.

 ­­­_____Witness Through Fitness:  Cycling.  Witness Through Fitness hosts a bike ride each Sunday at 2:00pm. We meet at 680 Tom Brewer Road in Loganville. We welcome all levels of riders and have various ride lengths based on skill level. If you are a beginner to cycling please text or call Cliff 404-797-1213 for more information prior to coming out.

Women’s Discipleship Groups

·         Grace Mullennix/ Bev Hartmann’s Bible 101 Group- We are women of faith who are beginning to explore God’s words slowly. We are learning how to read, interpret, & apply the Bible to our lives. We talk about the basics of faith, share our struggles, & pray for each other!  We are a group that loves and supports each other. We meet on Wednesday nights, starting Sept. 4th from 6:30-8pm. grace9091@gmail.com

·         Sybil Lash’s group- Starting 10/9, our group meets Monday mornings at 10:00 am, at New Hope. We will go through a book on discipleship called: Crossroads on the Journey: Pursuing a Lifetime Commitment & Transformation. Email: usmc1@mindspring.com.

·         Vanessa Bronkema’s Group- Our group meets Mondays at 6pm starting on August 12th. We will go through a book on discipleship called: Crossroads on the Journey: Pursuing a Lifetime Commitment & Transformation.  vjbronkema@gmail.com

·         Men interested in D-Group