Life Groups


For women of all ages.  Seven on-campus options include Tuesday mornings and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Current details on the website or  contact Women’s Ministry Leader, Michele at, or see current women’s ministry brochure.

Chapel Hill Area: God Loves Broken People (and those who pretend they’re not) by Sheila Walsh
Discover how personal brokenness opens doors of intimacy with Jesus Christ that might never open any other way. Build life-long friendships and deepen your walk with Christ. (Monday evenings, Jan 20-March 24, 6:30-8:00)  Text or call Tracy Sabetta at 330-414-3669.

Firestone Park Area: Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke
Take a new look at Christ. With refreshing candor, Bethke offers his own story of recovering from a works-based, fake-smile existence; and highlights the differences between law and love, performance and peace. For single or young married women.  (Thursday evenings, Beginning Jan 9, 7-8:30pm) For details, contact Rebecca Vandemark at

Brimfield/Kent Area: Kid CEO by Ed Young
Have the kids taken over the home?  Moms reclaim your leadership in the home and gain crucial elements of successful parenting. This four-week study offered January 7-28 and again March 4-25, 2014, 7-8:30pm. Limited space, MUST register in advance to No children please.

Cuyahoga Falls Area: Digging Deep into God’s Word
Come thirsty! Put on your boots and get out the garden tools because you’ll be digging deep into the written Word. From word studies to original language, discover skills to help you become a “self-feeder” of the Bible. The study begins in Genesis, but who knows where the journey will take you!  Begins Jan 9, 6:30-8:30pm. RSVP & get directions from Holly Wilson: 330-592-2402

New! Sisters in Christ Outreach Fellowship
Friendships for women of all ages and stages of life.  Monthly themes, skits, special events; one-on-one ministry with a special encourager also available.  First Tuesday of each month, March – December.  Watch the web or contact Bev Cook, or Michele at 330-745-8824, ex. 225.



Early Morning Men
Join Pastor Ed on a Life Mission Journey. Seven-week study offered four times a year; maximum group of 12 meets in his office. Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15am.  Email to join the next group.

Wednesday Night Men’s Group
On campus, 6:30-8pm, Real Families Life Center (Sept-April, Bldg 4, Door 4A).  Current study, The Case for Faith by Lee Stobels. Walk-ins welcome. Children’s programs available during study.

44685 for Men
Based in Uniontown, but men from other zip codes are welcome!  Refreshments, fellowship and engaging studies.  Sunday nights. Contact Eric at

Men’s Accountability Group.  Wednesday evenings at 8:15pm in the “KRAVE Kave” (Bldg 6, Door 6B). Contact Mike Wallace for latest topic information:



Mogadore area: iMarriage by Andy Stanley
Begins Thursday, Jan 9, 7-8:30pm. To pre-register leave a voice message with Lisa West, 330-606-6879. Group limited to four couples. Children permitted.

Step 2 on the ABT Spiritual Growth Ladder.  New Believers step forward in their journey of faith.  Six-week study taught regularly –  *exact date and location to be announced.

Post high school through late 20’s.  Monday night small group, 7pm, at Wallace home. For more information email Mike at

KRAVE also meets Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the “Krave Kave” (Bldg 6, Door 6C).  A variety of social events and relevant studies by leading authors.  Follow Krave topics, times and places on FB at KraveABT.

Dare to be Different: Marriage Mentoring
Life skills to improve your relationship.  Connect with a trained mentoring couple to help you navigate rough areas.  Ten-session commitment. For more information, contact Bob Lamm:; or Pastor Randy Vandemark:

Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer
Relevant topics, great discussion. Meeting from 6:30-8pm in the Victory Chapel (Bldg 6, Door 1A or 6A).  Children’s programs and nursery available during study.  Resumes Jan, 2014 – *exact date to be announced.




Celebrate Recovery
Overcome destructive behavior with the help of Jesus Christ and others who have been there.  Meets Wednesdays, 6:45-8:45pm; Sundays, 4-6pm. Crossroads Classroom (Upstairs, Bldg 6, Door 1A) *Begins April 23, 2014

Grief Recovery
Support group meets Tuesday at 7pm, select times of the year; Memorial Chapel (Bldg 2, Door 2C).  Brochure available at information centers.

New! Homeschooling Moms’ Group
Meet regular with Stacy Jons.  Play dates, idea-share, fellowship.  Contact Stacy at 330-701-2992 for various times and locations.

Archery Shoots: (Pre-archery season)
Men and women invited to Brimfield location for hot dogs and target practice. Every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, contact Bud Strunk at

For fun-loving seniors! Weekly gatherings are Thursday at 10 a.m. (March-December)  in the Victory Chapel (Door 1A). Events/trips also scheduled throughout the year. For details and schedules, contact Polly at 330-745-8824, ext 219 or at

Heaven’s Hikers
Walk the indoor facility Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8-9:30 am.  Enter through door 1A by north side canopy. (Sept-May) For more information contact Polly, 330-745-8824, ext 219 or at

Prayer Quilters:  Sew quilts for the sick.  Knots tied on Sundays with love and prayer as reminder that prayer changes things. Call Marylee at 330-628-1831

Sports Teams/Other Affinity Groups:  Car enthusiasts, Softball, Golf, and Upwards sports!  Check bulletin, website, or phone ABT for latest details.



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