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Groups and Classes

Explore Faith.  Meet People.  Grow Deeper in Faith.

We offer classes and groups to help everyone take their next step.

All options meet in person unless otherwise noted.

Lenten Bible Study

Begins the week of Feb. 18

Enter into the experience around Jesus in his final days during Lent, the 40 days leading to Easter. This five-week class will help you connect many of our own emotions, from despair to surprise and joy, with what the disciples felt. You will be challenged to focus on new life and redemption rather than loss. Includes weekly discussion, video and the book “The Third Day”, by the Rev. Tom Berlin.

Preview video and workbook here.


Register here.



Join an ongoing Small Group

Days and times will vary.

We believe that God created us to be connected to one another, and we know that with our busy lives, we have to be intentional to get out of rows and into circles together. Small groups help us grow in love together, because trying to follow Jesus by ourselves is hard. We have many small groups, which include: Men, Women, Mixed Groups, Young professionals, and College student, just to name a few. 

Meet for 1 hour weekly to read the Scripture from Sunday together, discuss it, and pray. No preparation needed. Some groups meet at the church and some groups meet in various neighborhoods in the area. Start with a six-week commitment.

New groups will launch the week of Sept. 10 alongside our worship series titled “Good and Faithful: Life Done Well”.


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Looking for groups at The Portico?

View them at ThePortico.org/Groups.

Lifestage Groups

Facilitator Resources

View online and downloadable resources for facilitators of groups and classes.

Looking for a place to connect? Contact us: 813.253.5388.