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LIFE GROUPS

You weren't created to do life alone. Being part of a Life Group means having people you can talk to, depend on, and explore God's Word with. Getting plugged in with a group is a great place to start when looking to get connected. 
If you're new to the concept, a life group is 10-15 people who get together weekly to explore faith and do life together.
If you're wondering what your next step is after coming on a Sunday morning, you've found it. We really believe that taking the step to join a group will be a decision you won't regret. 
MONDAY
LORD, I WANT TO KNOW YOU (BOOK STUDY)
Sue Mamchak
Monday at 10 a.m. 
Amy's Omelette House
444 Ocean Blvd. North
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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When you know God more fully by studying His names -- Creator, Healer, Protector, Provider, and many others -- your faith will grow deeper and you'll stand stronger. You'll find strength for times of trial, comfort for pain, provisions for your soul's deepest needs. Your walk with God will be transformed. (Book is required for this group)
MARRIED COUPLES: LOVEOLOGY
Gary & Michelle Paone
Monday at 7 p.m.
488 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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Come connect with other married couples in this group! 
TUESDAY
LADIES' GROUP: ARMOR OF GOD
Jennifer DeMauro
Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. 
1605 Newman Street
Belmar, NJ 07719
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The Enemy always fails miserably when he meets a woman dressed for the occasion. The Armor of God, more than merely a biblical description of the believer's inventory, is an action plan for putting it on and developing a personalized strategy to secure victory. All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you - unseen, unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. This group will explore the what and the how of the Armor of God.
LADIES' GROUP: GIDEON
Gail Scalzo & Sandy Bova
Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Host: Sandy Bova
24 Dwayne Street
Oceanport, NJ 07757
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This 7-session study will encourage you to recognize your weakness as the key that the Lord gives you to unlock the full experience of His strength in your life. Instead of ignoring, neglecting, or trying to escape your weaknesses, learn to see them as the gifts given specifically and strategically by God. If you've ever felt insufficient, ill-equipped, incompetent, or outnumbered, this study is for you.
WEDNESDAY
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Suset Carter & John Sniffen
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 
Seashore School
404 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! (Requires purchase of FPU Kit)
BIBLE STUDY
Pastor Tim Barber
Wednesday at 7 p.m. 
Seashore School
404 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740
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MEN'S GROUP: TBD
Pastor Jim Bova
Wednesday at 7 p.m. 
24 Dwayne Street
Oceanport, NJ 07757
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Description coming soon!
THURSDAY
JESUS' FRIENDSHIPS THROUGH THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
Russ & Gail Scalzo
Thursday at 7 p.m. 
Host: Pam Schecher
26 Itaska Place
Oceanport, NJ 07757
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The life and times of the New Testament. We will read the gospel of John and discuss the relationship Jesus had with his disciples and the impact it had on their society.  Jesus did life together and it changed everyone's world.
LIFE LESSONS IN THE PSALMS
Chrissy Rodriguez & Melody Easy
Thursday at 7 p.m. 
Host: Chrissy Rodriguez
Neptune Area
Worship is a daunting task. For that reason, God gave us the Psalms. This collection of hymns and petitions was written over a span of centuries, in many different settings, by kings such as David and Solomon, and commoners like Asaph, Heman, and the sons of Korah. Some of the Psalms are defiant; others are reverent. Some are meant to be sung; others are to be prayed. Some are intensely personal; others are written as if the whole world is to use them. However, all have one purpose - to help us express our hearts to God. Don't just read these Psalms, but actually pray them along with the saints who composed them. As you do, you will experience their energy, appreciate their honesty, and enjoy their creativity.
EPHESIANS
Dolores Pallonetti & Sherry Johnson
Thursday at 7 p.m. 
Host: Dolores Pallonetti
2 Provident Court
Ocean, NJ 07712 
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Although Ephesians is one of the New Testament's shortest books in terms of word count - only 6 chapters and 155 verses - it is perhaps the most applicable to today's culture. Specifically, it addresses issues related to new life, the community of believers, the pursuits of unity and holiness, and life's challenges. The Book of Ephesians and this study offer practical answers to contemporary delivers' basic questions about the Christian life and our identity in Christ. 
FRIDAY
LADIES STUDY: THE POWER OF WORDS
Nicole Ramirez
Friday at 7 p.m.
200 Highwood Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
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Keep it Shut: What to Say, How to Say It, and When to Say Nothing at All. This book explores what the Bible says about the many ways we are to use our words to interact with friends, co-workers, family, and strangers, as well as in the many places we use our words in private, public, online, and in prayer. It even explores the words we say silently to ourselves. She will address unsolicited opinion-slinging, speaking the truth in love, not saying words just to people-please, and dealing with our verbal anger.
SUNDAY
MEN'S BILLIARDS LIFE GROUP
Pastor Chris Colletti
Sundays at 7 p.m.
Players Billiards
613 Hope Road #4
Eatontown, NJ 07724
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Come connect with some great guys over pool! This group will focus on friendships and some friendly competition. We will keep a cue chalked up for you and are looking forward to building friendships. Cost is $10 per night.
MORE GROUPS
YOUNG ADULTS HANG OUT
Various Days & Times
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The Young Adults group meets twice a month to hang out, talk about life, and grow together. Make sure to sign up to stay up to date on what's going on!