Specialty Groups are short-term groups, usually in a class–style format with a start and end date, that slows down to focus on a specific topic or subject.

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divorce care (effingham)

DATES: August 28 – November 20 (Wednesdays)
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00pm
COST: $20

Find help and healing for the hurt from separation and divorce. DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Open to women and men.

blended and blessed (effingham)

DATES: Sept 8, 22, Oct 6, 20, Nov 3, 17 (Sundays)
TIME: 8:45am (1st Service)

Join us for a group designed for parents of blended families. Blended and Blessed will discuss relevant topics for blended families that are seeking to make Jesus the center, practicing what it means to be a redeemed family.

bible overview (effingham)

DATES: September 8 – September 29 (Sundays)
TIME: 10:30am (2nd Service)

Have you ever wished to know the Bible better? Where do you start? Join our Bible Overview Group and you’ll be amazed how much you learn in just 4 weeks! Pastor Darin will lead through a concise overview of the Old/New Testaments that will help you know God’s Word. No knowledge level of the bible is required!

conquer (effingham)

DATES: September 15 – October 13 (Sundays)
TIME: 10:30am (2nd Service)

This group for men is transforming lives around the world. It contains Biblical teaching and principles to help men conquer porn and walk in freedom. Whether you are faithfully staying the course or you are secretly struggling with sexual temptation, the lessons in this video curriculum are something every man will benefit from.

discovering your real self (effingham)

DATES: October 6 – November 3 (Sundays)
TIME: 10:30am (2nd Service)

Find out more about yourself and others to deepen your spiritual walk and relationships. This group will explore the way God made you through the use of the Enneagram and applying what you learn about yourself and others to living a Christ-centered life!

parent talk (effingham)

DATES: November 17 or November 24 (Sundays)
TIME: 8:45am (Nov 17) or 10:30am (Nov 24)

Parent Talk is a one time group that is open to all parents with children of any age. This event will feature a panel of parents, discussing topics in parenting as well as answering any questions you might have!

married couples date night (effingham)

DATES: September 14 (Saturday)
TIME: 5:00pm

All married/engaged couples are invited to our Date Night! This will be a fun night, and we’ll be sharing details on our Marriage Ministry here at New Hope, and upcoming Specialty Groups that could really help you as a couple as you pursue Christ in your relationship!