IT'S TIME TO FIND YOUR 

M3 GROUP

CONNECTING TOGETHER
One of our goals is to create options for you to connect with others, have fun and create authentic relationships. Check out some of these great opportunities! 

 

MEETING TOGETHER

Life was never meant to done alone. Our M3 small groups are designed to encourage and challenge each other to keep following Jesus. Doing life together allows for prayers from others to help you through the tough times.  You'll meet new friends and have fun learning new things.

 

GROUP COMMUNITY

M3 Groups are designed to build community at E-Free by doing life with fellow church members on a weekly basis.  Serving together, praying for one another, studying together, and having fun together are ways that you will be in community.  Each group spends one week doing a "play" activity, one week serving the community together, and on Sunday at E-Free showing love to church guests.

 

2022 FALL M3 GROUPS DATES

Weeks of September 11 through December 17 (will not meet the week of Thanksgiving).

GAYLORD CAMPUS M3 EVENTS

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REFRAMING

FOSTER

CARE

REFRAMING FOSTER CARE

Led by: Steven & Ana Kolb

 

What does Christ say about foster care? Are we called to join? How can we help? What about my fears/hesitations? 

DAY:

SUNDAY

TIME:

4:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

ADULTS

TYPE:

MEET

OPERATION

CHRISTMAS
CHILD

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Led by: Tanya Hesselink

 

This group will focus on preparing for collection season, assisting with promotions, praying for the ministry, and helping with the collection all the while learning about the amazing impact of this ministry worldwide. 

DAY:

TUESDAY

TIME:

10:00 AM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

ADULTS

TYPE:

MOBILIZE

GROUP

FULL

SEGUE

Led by: Kevin & Tanya Hesselink

 

This semester we will be looking at Jeremiah from the study “Excellence, Run with the Horses” by Eugene Peterson. Join as we look into this Prophet of God.

DAY:

SUNDAY

TIME:

5:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

TBD

FOR:

ADULTS

TYPE:

MOVE

GROUP

FULL

GIVE THEM WINGS: PARENTING YOUR ADULT CHILDREN

Led by: Samantha McDonald & Tara Gerstenberger

If you’re a mama of a teenager you know life is full of ups and downs. You blinked and they’ve grown up right before your eyes and now you realize it’s almost time for them to leave home. Samantha and Tara are right there with you and would love for you to join our group as we learn all about how to transition into the next phase of parenting.

DAY:

MONDAY

TIME:

7:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

WOMEN

TYPE:

MOVE

WHAT ARE

YOU FOR?

WHAT ARE YOU FOR?

Led by: Chad McDonald

We are all FOR something. The question is, what is it that we are FOR? Jesus gave us an example of what He is FOR. In this group, we will engage with one another to learn and encourage each other to be FOR what he is FOR. This is a great group for anyone looking to make an impact in their home, work, church, and community.

DAY:

MONDAY

TIME:

7:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MOVE

GROUP FULL

THE MEN WE NEED

Led by: Dennis Hutchinson

The world needs real men, real bad. This study examines and reaffirms God’s purpose for men.

DAY:

MONDAY

TIME:

7:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

TBD

FOR:

MEN

TYPE:

MOVE

GROUP

FULL

ARMOR OF GOD

Led by: Lynn Kerr

All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you — unseen, unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny.

DAY:

TUESDAY

TIME:

6:30 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

$17

FOR:

WOMEN

TYPE:

MOVE

RESTORING OUR

SOUL

RESTORING OUR SOUL

Led by: Jim Kerr

This group is a study of Psalm 23  focused on defeating adversity, overcoming fear, and refusing to fail.  

DAY:

TUESDAY

TIME:

6:30 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

MEN

TYPE:

MOVE

FOR

PARENTS

FOR KIDZ JAM PARENTS

Led by: Chad McDonald

This mobilize group is focused on greeting our Kidz Jam Parents and providing connection opportunities each week.

DAY:

WEDNESDAY

TIME:

5:45 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MOBILIZE

SHEPHERING A

CHILD'S HEART

SHEPHERDING A CHILD’S HEART

Led by: Jared Madson

Shepherding a Child’s Heart is about how to speak to the heart of your child. The things your child says and does flow from the heart. This group is for parents with children of any age, we will study a very insightful book Shepherding a Child’s Heart, by Dr. Tedd Tripp. Together, we will provide perspectives and procedures for shepherding your child’s heart into the paths of life.

DAY:

WEDNESDAY

TIME:

6:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

TBD

FOR:

PARENTS

TYPE:

MEET

BOOK

CLUB

CLASSIC BOOK CLUB

Led by: Rachel Buchmeier

If you enjoy reading classic tales of times past, come join us as we discuss our favorites. Contrary to the typical book club format, we won’t all be reading the same book, but we’ll enjoy hearing about different stories as we each read our own tales of choice and come together each week for updates to hear about what happened in the stories since the previous week. Read as much or as little as you want, we just ask that you bring your love of stories and be willing to share about what you’ve read, as well as hear about what progress others have made.

DAY:

WEDNESDAY

TIME:

6:30 PM

LOCATION:

RACHELS HOME

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MEET

HANDS-ON

HELPERS

HANDS-ON HELPERS

Led by: Joyce Spoolstra

This group is for women who want to use their hands, hearts, and talents to help others. It may be a craft project or a collection for a needed ministry. We are eager to connect to be hands-on helpers!

DAY:

THURSDAY

TIME:

2:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

WOMEN

TYPE:

MEET/MOVE

GROUP

FULL

THE CHOSEN

Led by: Lin & Pam DeVaun

This group follows the first season 

of The Chosen television series. In this season, Jesus meets the first six disciples. Join us as we watch the series and engage in conversation about these early days of Christ’s ministry.

DAY:

THURSDAY

TIME:

6:30 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MEET

ARMOR OF

GOD

ARMOR OF GOD

Led by: Sara Gapinski

All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you — unseen, unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny.

DAY:

FRIDAY

TIME:

10:00 AM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

TBD

FOR:

WOMEN

TYPE:

MOVE

CHURCH IN ACTION

Led by: Eric Clink

There are many opportunities and projects around our community; this group connects with various organizations to assist with those projects. Opportunities are available for all skill levels.

DAY:

VARIOUS

TIME:

VARIOUS

LOCATION:

TBD

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MOBILIZE

FACILITY CARE

FACILITY CARE

Led by: Ron Duncan

This group is for those who have the heart to work with others to maintain our facility. There are both inside and outside opportunities. The projects can range from organizing, repairing, and cleaning. Projects for all skill levels.

DAY:

VARIOUS

TIME:

VARIOUS

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MOBILIZE

CONNECT

YOUNG ADULTS

CONNECT

Led by: Ryan and Lisa Prunty

Connect is an M3 group with the goal of connecting young adults in our church and community. This group meets each week at various times depending on the activity. We are all about having fun, meeting new people, and enjoying weekly activities. Each week, there will be a different, fun activity. Some possible activities include game nights, hiking, bowling, sporting events, and volunteering as a group in the community.

DAY:

VARIOUS

TIME:

VARIOUS

LOCATION:

TBD

COST:

TBD

FOR:

YOUNG ADULTS

TYPE:

MEET

COMPASSIONATE

RECOVERY

COMPASSIONATE RECOVERY

Led by: Jack Dutton

Transformation is what Compassionate Recovery is about and since 2008, over 300 participants have taken an extraordinary 27-week journey to help Heal Bruises, Mend Brokenness and Break Bondages, learning lifelong patterns that set people free and help protect against continuing in old ways.

DAY:

THURSDAY

TIME:

6:00 PM

LOCATION:

GAYLORD CAMPUS

COST:

NONE

FOR:

EVERYONE

TYPE:

MOVE

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