CNCT Groups

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CNCT Groups

CNCT Groups (small groups) exist so people can have real, unmasked, walls down, life-changing relationships with each other and do life the way we believe God intended for us to! There are CNCT groups meeting almost every day of the week. If you would like to be a part of a CNCT Group, or just want more information about Next Steps in getting connected with a CNCT Group in general, please click the Next Steps button on this page. We want you to CONNECT, so we will contact you soon! 

List of current CNCT Groups:


Connections Students

Youth-aged kiddos, grades 6-12 are welcome. This group meets at the church weekly for fellowship, games, worship, teachings, and small groups. Students you need to be here! Corey Hay and Justin Grindstaff are the leaders. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. For more info CLICK HERE


This group meets at the church on Sunday afternoons from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. and usually studies books of the bible together, sometimes using books from authors like Max Lucado. This group is open to anyone to attend. Contact Lori Grant:


Healing Hearts

This women's group focuses on a fresh vision of what it looks like to flourish with Christ - emotionally, relationally, mentally, and spiritually; an invitation for God to do inner work in us as we surrender to him. Trading unhealthy habits, into life-giving practices. This group believes in healing, transformation, joy, and peace in building a deeper relationship with Jesus as they seek him together. This group meets at the church on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Amy Berkowitz:

Tuesdays (childcare provided for church location groups)

The Young and the Rest of Us

A group that spans all ages with and without children. This group believes strongly that fellowship and Bible study will help you grow into the man or woman God has called you to be. This group meets at the church on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Caleb and Courtney Potter:

Better Together

The purpose of Better Together Connect Group is to learn alongside each other and dig deeper into scripture. They're passionate about doing life together and seeking God’s wisdom. This group is encouraged to be the hands and feet of Jesus and further His kingdom. Join them for some great conversation, laughs and fellowship on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Rob and Katlin Hasper: and/or

Wednesdays (childcare provided for church location groups)

Dysfunctional Wednesday

The dictionary describes Dysfunctional as "not operating normally or properly. Deviating from the norms of social behavior in a way regarded as bad." As a group/family, we realize we are dysfunctional people in need of a savior. Join them on Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. All are welcome. Contact Joseph Montgomery:

Faith and Family (Taking the Summer OFF) Will be back August 3rd

Faith and Family is a group of individual families who come together weekly as one big family with the ultimate goal of growing closer to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. They study God’s Word, serve, and do life together. This group consists of married couples with school-aged and younger children, but anyone is more than welcome! They meet weekly at the church on Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Contact Wes and Amber Ownbey: or


Heart and Home

This small group allows women to experience a healthy, authentic community—maybe even for the first time. Sharing the gospel and encouraging one another in all seasons of life. discipleship is always their main focus, and they want to cultivate lifelong relationships with God and one another. Children are always welcome to join. Contact Shelby Grindstaff: 980-522-3317 or

Rock Bottom Group

This support group is a weekly meeting for those who need assistance and support with drug and/or alcohol addiction. Men or women may join this group at any time. There is no cost to attend. Complete anonymity is observed. Contact David Carpenter: 704.524.8934


Kingdom Men

A group for men to come together and support one another in a safe and private environment. This group is part of the larger Gaston County Kingdom Men. We meet every other week at the church and encourage the fellas to attend the county-wide events as well. See the church calendar for what weeks we meet. For more info, contact Shane Reese at 864-906-0131.

General Support Groups:

Called to Love

The Foster care and adoption support group is here to help anyone who needs information or resources pertaining to fostering or adoption. This group meets regularly at various days and times. Contact Jake & Sandi Farnham: or

Watch for new groups coming soon including QUICK CONNECTS which are 4-week fast-paced small groups that you don't want to miss.

Interested in leading/facilitating a small group? Contact Pastor Scott or Joseph Montgomery if interested.

Bible How To: Resources

Ready to take a Next Step and join a CNCT Group?