Hope Lutheran Church of Friendswood TX
       
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Have you ever heard this comment? "I enjoyed the church more when it was small because, back then, I used to know everyone!" This statement reflects two important concepts: 1. people really enjoy their church when they know others on a personal basis; and 2. small groups are the best format to build personal relationships within any church - large or small. The purpose of Hope's Small Group ministry is to strengthen our congregation by focusing on building strong personal relationships within our membership.

 

What is a small group? A small group is a gathering of 3-12 people that meet for the purpose of: Mutual care and encouragement, Prayer and worship, Practical Bible Study, Missional outreach and service. Each group independently chooses the topic of its study and the nature of its missional service and outreach.

 

What Are The Benefits Of Belonging To A small group? In a small group you can: Learn more about God through the Bible, grow in your Christian faith, develop closer friendships with other people, give and receive care during life's ups and downs, pray and worship God in a small group environment, and they develop ways to reach out to others in practical ways within their vocations.

 

For more information, please contact Pastor Jon.

 

Current Groups

Women's: Current topic of study: Forgiveness. Meets 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursdays of the Month at 7:00 pm in the Center for Faith Development Room 217.  Leader: Joan Sikes

Friday, Fellowship, Faith, Food: Meditative Bible study group. Meets the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month for dinner at 6:30 pm at the Hall's home. Leader: Pat Hall

 

Friday Night Fruit Loops: Meets for topical studies. Meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the Month at 6:30 pm at the Petersen's home. Leader: Jon Petersen

 

Fruit of the Spirit Group: with a strong focus on prayer and praise. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month at 10:00 am. at the Erickson's Home.  Leader: Lorraine Erickson

 

Eastsiders: This small group welcomes all - gathering in members' homes east of I-45 in League City. They meet on 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month beginning at 7:00 pm. Leader: Melissa Hinga

 

S.I.P. (Saints In Progress): Got stress?  Looking for joy and growth?  Want others to share your joys, sorrows, challenges?  Looking to enrich your life?  This group focuses on growing their faith and surrendering to God.  They meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays @ 10:00am in Room 217 in the Center for Faith Development.  Leader:  Rita Henderson. 

 

Saturday Night Fever: This group focuses on families with young children and meets for a meal, fellowship, and topic studies.  They meet on average once every three weeks in the Great Room at Hope. Leader: Josh Kerch.

 

Saturday Night Live: This small group focuses on families with tweens and teens. They share a meal together, fellowship, and engage in topical Bible studies.  They meet twice a month in members' homes.  Leader: Kirk Dippel.


IMPORTANT TIMES
Sunday Schedule
Worship: 8:00 am & 11:00 am
Sunday School: 9:30 am
Bible Class: 9:45 am
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