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Current Small Groups

Small groups are a great way to enter into community on The Journey here at Word of Life. To join a small group, contact the small group leader. The small group leader can answer questions, give further instructions, and give directions to where the group is meeting. If childcare is provided by your small group, please discuss childcare plans with your leader before your group begins.

 


CIRCLE OF FRIENDS
Circle of Friends is a gathering of senior adults (55+) who meet monthly for fellowship and a meal.


Leader: Pastor Derek Vreeland
Derek is the Discipleship Pastor at Word of Life. In addition to teaching and overseeing small groups, he enjoys reading, running, hiking, and rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Email:
Phone: 816-233-6367
Dates: Second Thursday of the month
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: It varies from month to month

  


CELEBRATE RECOVERY
A small-group-based support ministry for those on the journey of following Jesus while looking for encouragement to overcome the difficulties of life


Leader: Pastor Derek Vreeland
Derek is the Discipleship Pastor at Word of Life. In addition to teaching and overseeing small groups, he enjoys reading, running, hiking, and rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Email:
Phone: 816-233-6367
Dates: Every Wednesday night
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Word of Life Church: Life Center
Childcare? Yes

 


WOLC MOM'S GROUP
Simple. Real Connection


Leaders: Ashlie Zahnd & Tammy Miller
This gathering for moms and kids meets twice a month as a place for moms to connect with other moms at Word of Life.
Email:
Phone: 816-294-0095 
Dates: First and third Tuesdays 
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Word of Life Church
Childcare? Yes

 


BIBLE STUDY FOR REAL LIFE CHANGE
Meeting for Bible study and conversation (This group meets on an ongoing basis. Feel free to join at anytime.)


Leaders: Barry and Cynthia Morehead
Barry and Cynthia are both graduates of Ozark Christian College with degrees in Christian Education. They spent almost a decade in vocational ministry and are passionate about the body of Christ. They have been married for 34 years, and have four children, and four grandchildren.

Email:
Phone: 816-262-1172
Date: Sunday mornings, beginning January 17 
Time: 9:00 - 9:55 a.m.
Location: Word of Life Church, The Life Center
Childcare? No, but children are welcome to join their parents

 


SERMON STUDY GROUP
Going deeper into the content of the Sunday morning sermon


Leader: Chris Sargent
Chris has been at Word of Life for over 20 years and has been leading this small group since January 2013. 

Email: alphalambda663@ gmail.com
Phone: 816-863-0368
Dates: Sundays on an ongoing basis
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Word of Life Church, Solomon’s Porch
Childcare? No

 


DIVORCE/RELATIONSHIP RECOVERY
A new beginning for those who have experienced divorce or the end of a long-term relationship


Leader: Bob Johnson
Bob has been leading divorce recovery for twenty-five years. Many people have experienced healing and real life change after going through this course.

Email:
Phone: 816-387-7424
Dates: Tuesdays, Beginning January 3, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Word of Life Church, The Life Center
Childcare? Yes, by request

One recent participant said, "I came to Divorce Recovery a sad, broken, angry and completely dysfunctional person. Through this class I have been set free by the grace of God! I have joy again!!!"

 


THE JOSEPH COMPANY
A monthly small group for women and men who want to grow in Christ and improve as servant-leaders, people who are passionate about living the love of Christ in the workplace and in their neighborhoods


Leader: Pastor Derek Vreeland
Derek is the Discipleship Pastor at Word of Life. In addition to teaching and overseeing small groups, he enjoys reading, running, hiking, and rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Email:
Phone: 816-233-6367
Dates: Second Saturday of the month
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Word of Life Church: Life Center
Childcare? No

The Joseph Company will NOT meet in November and December. We will resume on January 14, 2017

Breakfast is served at 9:00 AM. (Breakfast is always home-cooked and free.) Sessions feature a top-notch guest speakers and a DVD-based leadership skill development sessions from top speakers.

 

For more information about our Small Group ministry, contact Pastor Derek Vreeland at the church office (816) 233-6367 or fill out the form below.

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