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Torch Demorest Small Groups

Active Souls

Leader: Karen Stein

Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Frequency: Monthly - 1st Saturday
Childcare: No

Christians can have fun! Our group will meet once a month inviting people from all ages and statues.

Group Tags: Social, Fellowship

Adult Bible Study

Leader: Don McAllister

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 6:00PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

Adult study of the Bible. We meet every other Sunday to discuss different topics founf in the Word of God.

Group Tags: Bible, Fellowship

Balanced Living

Leader: Sonya Eash

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Tuesdays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly (1st and 3rd Tuesday)
Childcare: No

Not just another nutrition/diet class. We will learn about 7 simple steps to a healthy balanced life. These include: God first, nutrition, sleep, excercise, water, forvigeness, and an attitude of gratitude.

Group Tags: Women, Wellness

Bible Journaling

Leader: Keri McCoy

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Friday at 9:30AM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

Bible journaling is an exciting way to engage with Scripture. It doesn't require a skilled artist. All that matters is that you are willing to experience God and His Word in a creative way.

Group Tags: Social, Creative

Called to Create

Leader: Michelle Bourlet

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Called to Create is for those who want the time and space to pursue those creative projects. Bring your art - whatever it is - and we will connect while we create!

Group Tags: Creative, Fellowship

Catalyst: College and Career

Leader: DJ Collins and Thomas Ward

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sunday at 6:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Catalyst is a vibrant you adult community. We gather every Sunday night to create space to celebrate and experience both God and one another

Group Tags: College, Young Adult

Contemporary Issues

Leader: Connie Franklin

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 10:30AM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

A group of individuals who desire to study the Bible and find answers to the issues we deal with on a daily basis. Come help us find the answers to the problems we all face.

Group Tags: Bible, Fellowship

Dinner For Eight

Leader: Lisa Forst

Location: Off Campus
Time: TBD
Frequency: Monthly
Childcare: TBD

Are you ready to move your friendships from the Church Building to the Living Room? Join Dinner for Eight, where 8 adults will be grouped together and given the task of gathering together for game night, potluck fellowship, and fun with a Life Question Topic.

Group Tags: Couples, Fellowship

Downsizing

Leader: Arline Lamont

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Thursdays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly (1st and 3rd Thursday)
Childcare: No

A group for women wanting to stay fit inside and out. Come share recipes for better eating, learn to stay focused, and support each other.

Group Tags: Women, Wellness

Expedition Unknown

Leader: Matt and Tappatha McKay

Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

1 to 2 times a month, Expedition Unknown will get together to do activities such as go on a hike, find a waterfall, enjoy a campfire, learn to build a shelter in the woods, or cook a meal on an open fire. Let's get outside!

Group Tags: Family, Outdoor

Families with Special Needs

Leader: Hollie Peek

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 5:30PM
Frequency: Monthly - 4th Sunday
Childcare: Yes

A support group for those who have family members or loved ones with special needs. These may be (but are not limited to) down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, and other conditions.

Group Tags: Family, Support

Flying High in Marriage

Leader: Jeremy Perry and Nick Waldon

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

For many couples, they fall in love and are optomistic about their future. After years of marriage, they take each other for granted. Learn how to fly high in marriage and not take each other for granted.

Group Tags: Couples, Marriage

Firewood Group

Leader: Larry Swing

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 8:00AM
Frequency: Monthly - 3rd Saturday
Childcare: No

Cutting, splitting, and delivering firewood to the elderly and others who are in need.

Group Tags: Outreach, Community

Free Food Giveaway

Leader: David Tomlin

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Saturdays at 8:00AM
Frequency: Monthly
Childcare: No

On the first Saturday of each month, we meet to assemble food kits to give those in need.

Group Tags: Outreach, Community

Furniture Group

Leader: Larry Swing

Location: Off Campus
Time: Tuesdays at 8:30AM
Frequency: As Needed
Childcare: No

Providing furniture to those in need by picking up donations and making deliveries as needed.

Group Tags: Outreach, Community

Girlfriends Pursuing God

Leader: Connie Franklin

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 6:00PM
Frequency: Monthly - 4th Sunday
Childcare: Yes

This group is designed to help women grow in their faith, pray for one another, and spend time in fellowship.

Group Tags: Women, Fellowship

Growth Track

Leader: Michelle Bourlet

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 10:00AM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

This 4 week curriculum will provide the opportunity to learn all about our church, your purpose, and where you can get plugged in. We encourage all new members and even the ones who have been here for years to experience Growth Track.

Group Tags: Information, Membership

How 2 Study Your Bible 4 Yourself

Leader: Lisa Frost

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

How 2 Study will introduce you to a variety of tools to help study the Bible. We will walk step-by-step through various study methods, participate in weekly assignments, and share in group discussion the practical applications of what we are learning.

Group Tags: Bible Study, Fellowship

Jail Visitation Group For Men

Leader: Ron Wolf and James Chapman

Location: Off Campus
Time: TBD
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

We go and share the Good News of Jesus Christ with men who are in despirate need of a life change.

Group Tags: Men, Support

Jail Visitation Group For Women

Leader: Gail Cone

Location: Off Campus
Time: Tuesdays and Fridays
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

We are a group of loving and caring women who go to share our faith and God's Word through the Gospel with various stories and testimonies. We can use your gifts and testimony to help share with these ladies as we reach out to them.

Group Tags: Women, Support

Ladies Bible Study

Leader: Loretta Wolf

Location: Off Campus
Time: Thursdays at 10:00AM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

A ladies group studying The Word of God by utilizing CDs, books, teaching, and open discussion.

Group Tags: Ladies, Bible Study

Marriage Rocks

Leader: Gary and Teresa Lumsden

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Build your marriage on a solid foundation from communication to money to sex. Marriage on the Rock is the best-seeling book that clearly deals with all the major issues a couple will encounter.

Group Tags: Couples, Marriage

Married With Children

Leader: John and Amanda Bryant

Location: Off Campus
Time: Sundays at 5:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

This group is for married couples with small children. We cover a range of topics that revolve around God, marriage, and parenting. Child care is provided at The Torch Demorest Campus.

Group Tags: Parenting, Book Study

Master's Manna Bible Study

Leader: Don McAllister

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sunday Mornings at 10:45AM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

Weekly Bible study based on Church of God curriculum and printed commentary.

Group Tags: Bible Study, Fellowship

Mature Singles

Leader: Burney Riggs

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 5:00PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

Wholesome fellowship and teaching for Mature Adults.

Group Tags: Social, Singles

Oneway House Band

Leader: Mark and Whitney Whitaker

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sunday at 6:00PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly (1st and 3rd Sundays)
Childcare: Yes

Oneway House Band meets twice a month and is open to any students that is actively involved in Oneway. Our purpose is to grow spiritually and develop leadership traits as well as musical skills.

Group Tags: Teen, Music

Open Door Food Ministry

Leader: David Tomlin

Location: Off Campus
Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

This is a great opportunity to serve the community. Three times a week, we meet to assemble food kits to give to those who are in need. The Food Pantry is a work environment so powerson should be able to lift and carry.

Group Tags: Outreach, Community

Prayer Team

Leader: Ann Ross

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Saturdays
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

Prayer Teams are intercessors for The Torch leaders and for all outreaching arms of The Torch. Our goal is to stand in the gap - welcoming the voice and direction of The Holy Spirit, to ensure that The Torch is always in the center of God’s will.

Group Tags: Prayer, Intercessory

Proven Men

Leader: Bradley Cook

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 6:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

Through our 12-week study and accountability, Proven Men encourages men to value Christ above all. Through the change of heart, men will break the chains of sexual strongholds through the power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Group Tags: Men, Book Study

Relevance

Leader: Kerby Pope

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: TBD
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: TBD

We are a small group compelled to the truth that is only found in a great God. Our mission is to better understand that truth and how to impart it to others today. We will learn how to make God relevant to others together and grow a relationship with each other through knowing God.

Group Tags: Bible Study, Fellowship

Rising: Families of the Addicted

Leader: Matt and Tappatha McKay

Location: Off Campus
Time: Thursdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

Rising is a support group for families who are living with and/or praying through a loved one who has an addiction. As we gather together weekly, we will learn to identify the behaviors that accompany addiction and constructive ways to deal with them.

Group Tags: Family, Support

Scripture Divas Teen

Leader: Keila Nichols

Location: Off Campus
Time: TBD at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

This group is for teen girls who are interested in God’s Word coming to art on the pages of our Bibles and hearts. You will learn a fun way to dig deeper in the Word. Allow your creativity to help you memorize scriptures and share them with others.

Group Tags: Creative, Teens

Seasoned Saints

Leader: Darrell and Diane Sosebee

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Tuesdays at TBD
Frequency: Monthly
Childcare: No

Seasoned Saints is a Fellowship Small Group open to anyone age 50+. The Seasoned Saints meet regularly for a time of fellowship, food and special guest or entertainment. Please bring a covered dish to share.

Group Tags: Mature Adults, Social

Sermon To Life

Leader: Ron Hylton

Location: Off Campus
Time: Mondays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

A group that meet and discusses life application of the weekly sermon. This group is for men and women.

Group Tags: Creative, Social

Sermon to Life for Men

Leader: Larry Swing

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 6:45PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

This small group is for men to discuss Sunday morning’s sermon and how we can put it to work in our daily life. This group will help establish relationships with other Christian men.

Group Tags: Bible, Fellowship

Starting Point

Leader: Ron Hylton

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 5:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Starting Point is a great opportunity to explore the meaning of being a follower of Jesus Christ in a relaxed, friendly setting. Whether you have no previous church experience, want to learn more about leading a Christian life, or firm up your foundation knowledge, Starting Point is for you!

Group Tags: Fellowship, Bible

Table Life

Leader: Keila Nichols

Location: Off Campus
Time: Wednesdays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

A group learing and growing together through the art of hosting, gathering and fellowshipping. We are a group who bring Christ into the conversations of life.

Group Tags: Social, Women

The 5 Love Languages

Leader: Denise Morrow

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Expressing love can fall by the wayside. Come learn 5 basic steps to reclaiming your love. A love that lasts.

Group Tags: Marriage, Couples

Table Life

Leader: Keila Nichols

Location: Off Campus
Time: Wednesdays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

A group learing and growing together through the art of hosting, gathering and fellowshipping. We are a group who bring Christ into the conversations of life.

Group Tags: Social, Women

The 5 Love Languages

Leader: Denise Morrow

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

Expressing love can fall by the wayside. Come learn 5 basic steps to reclaiming your love. A love that lasts.

Group Tags: Marriage, Couples

The Brady Bunch: Blended Families

Leader: Christi Cooper

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

If you are a blended family, someone who has gone through a divorce, death of a spouse or dating someone who has children, this small group is calling your name. God is looking to bless you through this study and will change the way you look at blended families.

Group Tags: Family, Support

The Empty Nester

Leader: Nora Almazan

Location: Off Campus
Time: Sundays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Childcare: No

The Empty Nester Small Group encourages those searching for purpose and meaning in life outside of parenting. Through scripture and study, we will find avenues to continue to impact God’s Kingdom in our new season of life.

Group Tags: Social, Support

The M&M's: Mary and Martha's Women

Leader: Peggy Sue Menzel

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Wednesdays at 7:00PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: Yes

This group will help you get freedom from your past by practicing God’s presence in a quiet, peaceful atmosphere through prayer and ministry and making time for Him.

Group Tags: Family, Support

The Torch Ladies Bible Study: A Work at Heart

Leader: Janet Adams and Staci Pealock

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Tuesdays 9:30 - noon or 6:30-8:00 PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

The Torch Ladies Bible Study invites all ladies to join together in Bible study and fellowship. We are women of heartwork - joining our hearts to a greater relationship with our Jesus and with each other. Fall Semester: Me, Myself and Lies by Jennifer Rothschild

Group Tags: Ladies, Book Study

Torch Bass Club

Leader: Ken Blalock

Location: TBD
Time: TBD
Frequency: Monthly
Childcare: No

Monthly Bass Tournaments on various lakes with our Brothers in Christ while enjoying God’s Great Outdoors. Open to men and also their teenage sons.

Group Tags: Mens, Outdoor

Wild At Heart

Leader: Todd Pealock

Location: Off Campus
Time: Sundays at 6:30PM
Frequency: Weekly
Childcare: No

Wild at Heart: A men’s journey to discover God’s created heart of man. A book study for men who desire to be more like Christ.

Group Tags: Mens, Book Study

Zero Down

Leader: Jeff Williams

Location: Torch Demorest
Time: Sundays at 4:00PM
Frequency: Bi-Weekly (2nd and 4th Sundays)
Childcare: No

Shooting Sports with the PERFECT sight picture. Amateur disciples and shooters pursuing better lives, scores and the lost.

Group Tags: Mens, Sports

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