lead a small group

Leading a small group isn’t about being perfect; it’s about serving others by giving them a place to connect. Leading a group is simple, choose a topic that interests you and select a time and location to meet with others to share it. We give you essential tools to make your small group successful through Leadership Orientation and a directory where you can register your group so others can find it easily. We believe people’s lives are changed one semester at a time by moving one step toward Christ, and as a small group leader you get to play an important role in that process.

small groups

Although we are practicing social distancing, it doesn’t meant we have to be socially isolated. It is so important to stay relationally and spiritually connected! Our Small Groups are currently meeting online, and we’d love to help you join a group today.

We believe God created us to live in relationship with others and only then can we live the full life He intends for us.

Whether you consider yourself a “people-person” or not, we all need each other. That’s why we have Small Groups, to find community that could potentially change our lives.

Just like most things, you won’t know until you try.  So follow these three steps, check out the directory listed below, and connect with a Small Group today!

 Step 1 – Sign Up for Zoom (it’s free and easy) zoom.us/signup

Step 2 – Choose a Small Group day, time and type.

Step 3 – Click the link and join the group at it’s start time

see you soon for summer semester starting June 7th!

small groups

Although we are practicing social distancing, it doesn’t meant we have to be socially isolated. It is so important to stay relationally and spiritually connected! Our Small Groups are currently meeting online, and we’d love to help you join a group today.

We believe God created us to live in relationship with others and only then can we live the full life He intends for us.

Whether you consider yourself a “people-person” or not, we all need each other. That’s why we have Small Groups, to find community that could potentially change our lives.

Just like most things, you won’t know until you try.  So follow these three steps, check out the directory listed below, and connect with a Small Group today!

 Step 1 – Sign Up for Zoom (it’s free and easy) zoom.us/signup

Step 2 – Choose a Small Group day, time and type.

Step 3 – Click the link and join the group at it’s start time

Small Group Description Date Join
Celebrate Recovery 
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Camille Aldridge
Helping people recover through hurts, habits, and hang ups. Whatever is keeping you stuck, with the help of the Bible and god, I will walk you through whatever kind of recovery you might need. We can do this together with God’s direction. Sunday, 3:00PM Join Small Group
The Homeschool House
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Monique & Pastor Yolanda
Support group to empower, equip and encourage families homeschooling their children Sunday, 6:00PM Join Small Group
Youth City Group – Middle School
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Josh & Jakira & Karisma & Brock

Co-ed Middle School Youth Only.

What is a City Group? City Groups create a place for students to connect with people from their school and community, while also providing the intentionality of small groups. These groups exist to help students grow with God and with each other.

Sunday, 6:00PM Join Small Group
Youth City Group – High School
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Chelsey & Ulises, John, Tamara, Karah

Co-ed High School Youth Only.

What is a City Group? City Groups create a place for students to connect with people from their school and community, while also providing the intentionality of small groups. These groups exist to help students grow with God and with each other.

Sunday, 6:00PM Join Small Group
The Core
women
Alia & Crystal

We are seeking women who are eager to use their gifts to build up the kingdom of God. Our goal this semester is to create our policy, procedure, and curriculum for the girls home here in Fort Bend County. We have many ideas the Lord has given us. However, we need women who have can grasp the vision and put it together with the gifts the Lord has given them.

If you don’t know what your gifts are but are passionate in helping and building up other women in our community; come join us! While doing this we will also encourage you and keep you accountable to be involved in prayer, other small groups, and guide you to the next steps here at Anchor Bend.

We look forward in doing life with you! Be encouraged. God is with you.

Monday, 6:30PM Join Small Group
Reboot
women
Elva Romero
Struggle with that little voice inside telling you- “I’m not good enough”, or “ You have no self- worth”? – It’s time to “REBOOT!!
Join me for a study on – THINK better, LIVE better! Now is the time to begin aligning our thoughts and words according to what God says about us. I can’t wait to meet you!
Monday, 7:00PM Join Small Group
Iron Men

men
Charles Turribiate

Men face unique challenges in today’s society. Those that only other Godly men can understand. Join us as we talk about all of those things and find out what God would have us do. A band of brothers destined to leave a legacy. 

Monday, 6:30PM Join Small Group
IF gathering

women
Rosemary Hernandez

If Gathering ..Dive into the Book of Proverbs. With speakers Jennie Allen, Bianca Oltoff, Jo Saxton and many more.For a look at a different way live.. Jesus way.

Tuesday, 6:30PM Join Small Group
Men’s Small Group

men
Pastor Chris Bickham
Men’s Group designed for the Men of Anchor Bend. Wednesday, 7:00AM Join Small Group
Mission Forward Meet up
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Pastor Ashley Baxter
Meet up Small Group led by Executive Ministry Director – Pastor Ashley Baxter Wednesday, 12:00PM Join Small Group
Encourage & Pray
women
Emily File
A chance for women to connect and encourage each other and pray for one another Wednesday, 12:00PM Join Small Group
Writer’s Workshop
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Robin Nealy
Do you like to journal, but find it hard to find the time to actually record your thoughts, words, and feelings on paper? Do you have a testimony that God has asked you to write and share? Is there a book in you that you are too busy or afraid to start working on? If you answered “yes” to at least one of these questions, this small group is for you. Every week, we will study God’s Word and what He has to say about courageously allowing our words to minister to ourselves and others. Each week, we will pray and write and set writing goals. Bring your bible, notebook or journal, computer or tablet and let’s start writing! Wednesday, 6:30PM Join Small Group
Thriving in a Pandemic
women
Michelle Ober
For all those who have ideas of how to thrive in this new environment or just want to talk about and pray through what you’re experiencing Wednesday, 6:30PM Join Small Group
Pandemic Parenting
women
Summer Aldridge
Come join other moms and talk about parenting during COVID-19! We will go over weekly character traits, bible verses and education! Thursday, 11:00AM Join Small Group
Love That Sticks
women
Cinthia Gomez
This group is designed to help, and encourage little girls discover who they are in Gods eyes. Thursday, 4:00PM Join Small Group
Daughters Destiny
women
Racheal & Wendy
Hello Ladies!! This semester we will dive into the struggles all women face at some point in their life, acceptance, loneliness, fear, anger, hopelessness, etc. We will provide practical steps on how to overcome these struggles and step in to your true destiny as a daughter of the most high! Join us as we study the life of Anita Carmen, the founder of Inspire Women Foundation and her book A Daughters Destiny, that details how she overcame tremendious adversity to rise to where she is now. We will also attend the Inspire Womens Conference in Sugar Land as a group later in the semester.

Food, fellowship, and freedom…please join us on this life changing journey together, your time is now!

Thursday, 7:00PM Join Small Group
AB Men’s Health
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Max Mahaffey
Healthy habits during these unhealthy times. Diet, exercise, goal setting, injury prevention, and mental health. Thursday, 7:00PM Join Small Group
Movie night with Jesus
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Michelle & Shawn Boeheme
Join us for a Friday Night movie with Jesus Friday, 7:00PM Join Small Group
Young Adults
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Jakira & John
Anchor Bend Young adults is a small group where single young adults can come do life together. Ages 18-35 Friday, 7:30PM Join Small Group
EB Men’s Fellowship
men
Peter & Ollie
Individual prayer and share opportunities in a weekly accountability setting encouraging personal growth with the Lord Saturday, 7:00AM Join Small Group
Grounded
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Kassandra Arqueta
Coffee and Connect! Saturday, 8:00AM Join Small Group
THE R.E.A.L. WOMEN’S SMALL GROUP BEAUTY EDITION
women
Melanie Flores
R.E.A.L (Relationships, Encourage, Accountable, Laugh) Women Small Group Beauty Edition will be where we come together and learn all things beauty from me and each other. We will go over how to do dip nails at home, French braids, eyebrows, use a curling wand, makeup, manicure that lasts at least 7 days and so much more!! I look forward to having you as a part of this small group! Saturday, 10:30AM Join Small Group
Crafting with Kids
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Celia Marquez
Come join craft time and fellowship! For ages 6-10. Saturday, 12:00PM Join Small Group
Meal Planning
women
Pastor Anabel Morales
Do you dread dinner time? The same battle every night, “What’s for dinner?” Is take out taking over your finances? I struggle with this too. I want to take control of this area of my life. Meal planning can help us make the most of our time and resources. Let’s get together to share ideas, recipes and strategies. Let’s take dinner time back! Saturday, 2:00PM Join Small Group
Mex-I-Can (Food Edition)
women
Lucinda & Maria
Learn to make real authentic Mexican food and desserts and maybe even Spanish language while being spiritual inspired!!! Saturday, 6:00PM Join Small Group

SMALL GROUP LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Every 4th Sunday after next steps 401

Small group training is located adjacent to the Next Steps classroom in room 206.

Lunch and childcare is provided

If you can’t find the right group for you, maybe that’s God’s way of telling you that your next step in your spiritual journey is to lead a small group. Your small group isn’t about doing something new in your life, your life IS your small group. Whatever you are currently doing in life, just be intentional with your conversation and invite others to do it with you. Your group can be anything that you love to do! If you’ve never attended this short one and half hour training, join us as we answer all of your questions and equip you with all of the tools for you to lead a successful small group. Once you’ve attended any one of the trainings offered, you’re ready to lead a group for any up and coming semesters by simply registering your small group at the beginning of a new semester.

LEADERS RESOURCES

Leader Resources

This series gives you training and materials to help you move one step as a leader and make your group a great success.

Move One Step

Help your group move one step closer to Christ during the semester.

Freedom Groups

Freedom Groups are a Bible study and conference experience designed to help believers discover the abundant life that Jesus desires for them.