Current Connect Groups

All Inclusive

Southeastern Virginia Training Center is a community of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are being cared for by loving caregivers. The purpose of this group is to love, grow, and interact with others of all abilities.

Leader: Gabriel Martinez
Email: [email protected]
When:
 Bi-Weekly Thursday @ 6:15pm
Where: "
Southeastern Virginia Training Center" 2100 Steppingstone Square, Chesapeake
Ages: 
All  
Childcare: Children are welcome

Renewed

“Single, Married, Separated and Life after Divorce”. Regardless of your situation, God wants you to be a whole person but not alone! Always know that you have companionship in the Lord and the body of Christ. Let’s “Do Life Together” with Jesus.

Leader: Gabriel Martinez                                                                                     
Email: [email protected]
When: 
1st and 3rd Friday of the Month @ 7pm
Where: 
Bolling Brook area of Norfolk
Ages: 
All 18+  
Childcare: Children are welcome

Young Adults

Come hang out for fun, games, & Jesus. Share with others of like minds and similar challenges as we grow together.

Leader: Isaac Garcia
Co-Leader: Kelly Garcia                                                                                    
Email: [email protected]
When: 
Bi-Weekly Friday @ 7pm
Where: 
903 Willowstone Arch, Chesapeake
Ages: 
All 18-30  
Childcare: No

Never Unfriended

In today’s busy world, we’re wired to be “fine”, hiding in the shadows of busyness to escape intimate friendship with the women God places in our lives. In this 8 week session, we will unpack what Jesus meant when He invited us to love others. We will discover how to find lasting relationships while becoming one of those kinds of friends ourselves.

Leader: Angela Green
Co-Leader: Marsha Good
Email: [email protected]
When: Weekly Thursday @ 7pm
Where: Hickory area of Chesapeake
Ages: Women 18+
Childcare: Yes

Wheels of Hope – More than just a ride

This is a service oriented Connect Group, where we mentor and encourage high school students from Oscar Smith as we drive them home at the end of their after-school program. Afterwards, we will meet for discussion on “Life lessons from Daniel and Esther” by Max Lucado.

Leader: John Nowland
Co-Leader: Wendy Scott
Email: [email protected] 
When: Weekly Tuesday @ 7pm
Where: “River Oak Church” 255 Great Bridge Blvd, Chesapeake
Ages: 18+
Childcare: No

Boundaries in Marriage

Studying the principles outlined in Henry Cloud and John Townsend’s book “Boundaries in Marriage.'' Understanding healthy boundaries in our marriages help define and maintain our sense of individuality, freedom, and personal integrity. They are essential to seeing your marriage flourish.
 
Leader: Chris Howard
Co-Leader: Desiree Howard
Email: [email protected] 
When: Weekly Thursday @ 6pm
Where: Greenbrier area of Chesapeake
Ages: 18+
Childcare: Yes

Breakfast and Breakthrough

CHR Men will gather this session for breakfast and dive into the Word of God together.

Leader: Dave Morin
Co-Leader: Chris Pugh & Rob Boase
Email: [email protected]
When: Last Saturday of the month @ 9:30am
Where: Deep Creek area of Chesapeake
Ages: Men 16+
Childcare: No

He Writes Your Story: Scrapbook Project

This is a fun and exciting way to combine study, scrapbooks, and journal writing as a way to discover who you are in Christ and celebrate the unique in you. No experience required. Come discover how God has been present in your life – backstory to present day!

Leader: Denise Monroe
Email: [email protected]
When: Weekly Wednesday @ 9:30am
Where: Hickory area of Chesapeake
Ages: Women 18+
Childcare: No

Do Well: The Crown Biblical Financial Study

Many People believe that becoming financially free is learning to create a spending plan and invest for the future, but that’s only partially true. Through this 10 week experience, you will learn practical and life-changing financial principles that will help you make successful money management decisions.  

Leader: Melissa Bowlin
Email: [email protected] 
When: Weekly Monday @ 6:30pm
Where: Arbor Meadows area of Suffolk
Ages: 18+
Childcare: No 

Community Day At Harbour North

Serving the kids in the Harbour North community by providing fun activities, a break-out lesson, and snacks.

Leader: Amber Cabrera
Co-Leader: Steven Cabrera
Email: [email protected]
When: Second Saturday of The Month @ 3:30pm
Where: “Harbour North Park” 600 Channel Place, Chesapeake
Age: All
Childcare: Children are welcome

Faith Deployed – Connecting Military Spouses

Whether you are a military family who experiences deployments or not, military life requires that we deploy our faith in order to respond biblically to deployments, self-care, frequent moves, parenting alone, and its many other challenges. We will read “Faith Deployed…Again” build and strengthen relationships.
 
Leader: KatyAnn Kelly
Co-Leader: Kellie van Avery
Email: [email protected] 
When: Weekly Thursday @ 6pm
Where: Deep Creek area of Chesapeake
Ages: Women 18+
Childcare: Yes

Mentor Like Jesus

Jesus tells us to do what He did. Go and make disciples. Join us at Harbor North! Spending time with our local community and investing in the lives of our youth. Our mission is to serve as healthy role models breaking down racial, generational and economical walls.

Leader: Amber Cabrera
Co-Leader: Steven Cabrera
Email: [email protected]  
When: Weekly Thursday @ 4pm
Where: “Harbour North Park” 600 Channel Place, Chesapeake
Age: All 
Childcare: Children are welcome

Flourish Groups

Join a small group of ladies to pray, memorize scripture, learn from each other, and hold each other accountable. We will study Philippians using the study guide, Delighting in Philippians, available on Amazon August 28. You will be assigned to a group facilitator based on location and availability.


Leader: Michelle Armbrust
Email: [email protected]
When & Where: Weekly
Monday @ 7pm (Deep Creek)
Wednesday @ 11am (Virginia Beach)
Thursday @ 7pm (Greenbrier)
Age: Women 18+
Childcare: Yes

Life on Mission

Many Christians have heard about the Great Commission, but very few actually know how to fulfill it. During Life on Mission, come and learn God’s plan for missions, develop a heart for the lost, and discover how God wants to use you to change the world.

Leaders: Zack Hatton
Email: [email protected] 
When: Bi-Weekly Monday @ 6pm
Where: “Regent University Student Center” (Cafe Moka), Virginia Beach
Age: 13+
Childcare: No

Table Talk - Let’s Grow Together

Building relationships with each other and God in a comfortable environment. Let’s gather around the dinner table: eat, listen to worship music, watch/discuss a video study of Psalm 23 by Matt Chandler, and pray together. Bring a friend and let’s grow together!

Leaders: Robyn Shavers
Email: [email protected] 
When: Bi-Weekly Tuesday @ 6:30pm
Where: Deep Creek area of Chesapeake
Age: 18+
Childcare: Yes

Bold 5K 

Come run a weekly 5K and join a biblical discussion on boldness.  We are going to address and deal with the spirit of fear once and for all while stewarding our physical bodies.....

Leader: Joel Brown
Email: [email protected]
When: Weekly Tuesday @6:30pm
Where: “Oak Grove Park” Chesapeake
Childcare: No

Foundations

In this 8-week class you will discover the foundations of living in relationship with God. This is a powerhouse class covering: The Kingdom of God, prayer, how to study the Bible, fasting, hearing God, the Holy Spirit and MORE! Each Session of this class builds on top of the previous so make sure to clear your schedule for 8 weeks. Classes are done in order so there is no joining mid-class.  

Leader: Isaac Garcia
Email: [email protected]
When: Weekly Tuesday @ 6:30pm
Where: Great Bridge area of Chesapeake
Childcare: Yes