Small Groups

Communities of Belonging: Fall Small Groups

The Power of We: The Great Ends of the Church
Mid October – Thanksgiving Week

    What do you say when you are asked, “Why do you go to church?” Do you, or we as Christians, have more to say than “Well, it’s what we’ve always done as a family”?  Our Presbyterian offer six specific purposes, the Great Ends of the Church, that ground us in our life and work together. In this fall’s communities of belonging groups, we will dive into why “We” is crucial to our faith and lives.  God calls us to do life together, and there are some things that we can only do together.

    If you would like to host or lead a group, please contact Mark DeVries at Group registration will begin September 1. Todd’s sermons will mirror the themes for the study each week.

    Over the past year and a half, over 300 members and friends of our church have been a part of one of these short-term, increasingly popular, community of belonging groups. Our churches seeks to be a place that intentionally cultivates communities of belonging so come join us for the fourth series. We hope that these studies combined with group discussions will be meaningful times to contemplate scripture and to build community, strengthening old friendships and forming new ones.  Click here to learn more about our Communities of Belonging initiative.

Small Group Options

The groups will meet once a week from mid October – Thanksgiving week. Many existing communities (Bible studies, Sunday School classes, etc) within our church have picked up this study and, as before, new groups have formed to convene in homes and locations in the Nashville area at different times throughout the week.

Below is a current list of our 2018 Fall Small Groups. Find the one that is right for you and register below:

Group Day Time Place Audience Leader
1 Tuesday 7 A.M. Vance Hall Men Sandra Randleman
2 Sunday 9:45 A.M. FPC-Session Room Young Families Jody Garvey
3 Wednesday Alligned w dinner sched. (starts 10/24) Home of Mary Frances Kerr Women Stephanie Huffman
4 Monday 12-1:00 P.M. (starts 10/22) 2800 Hemingway Drive/37215 All Julia Wilk, Beth Singer
5 Thursday 1:30 P.M. (starts 10/25) FPC Library All Nan Russell
6 Tuesday 6:45 P.M. 4141 Woodlawn Dr., #52 Young Adults Mary Daniel Smith
7 Thursday 7:00-8:30 P.M. Gathering Place Young Adult Men Josh Rodriguez
8 Thursday 12 P.M. (starts 10/25) West End Area All Stuart Gordon
9 Wednesday 6:30 A.M. Cheek House Men Chip Smith
10 Monday  5:30 P.M. (starts 10/15) 1104 Crater Hill Drive/37215 All Valerie & Chris Cantrell, Mary & John Earthman
11 (starts week of 10/25) 127 Westover Drive/37205 All Allison McGuire
12 Wednesday 12 P.M. FPC (Courtenay Lounge), Lunch All Todd Jones
13 Monday 6:00 P.M. starts 10/22) FPC -Bryant Conference Room (Dinner out after) All Cathryn Rolfe, Linda Morphis
14 Wednesday 6:00-7:00 P.M. (starts 10/17) Gathering Place High School Youth Kody Whitaker
15 Sunday 6:00 P.M. (Starts 10/14) FPC Library All Steve and Karen Douse, John Eason
16 Tuesday 8:46 A.M. (starts 10/23) 400 Shackleford Court Empty Nesters Connie Litchfield, Adelaide Davis
17  Monday 7 P.M. (starts 10/22) 416 Powder Mill Road Young Adult Women Beth Singer

2018 Fall Small Groups

Our Fall Small Groups will meet for six-weeks starting mid-October. Please fill out the form below to help us put the groups together. You may sign up as an individual or as a couple.
  • Please select the group that works best for you.
  • We will try to put you in the small group you prefer. To help us with creating the groups and keeping them small for discussion purposes, please check all of the groups that work for you.


If you don’t see a time/day that works for you and you are interested in leading/hosting a group, please contact Mark DeVries at

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