COnnect groups

At First Wesleyan we desire to Connect People to Jesus, but that's not where it stops. After being connected to Jesus we have a call to Follow Jesus. Connect Groups are one of the ways that we offer to help you Follow Jesus on the path of discipleship. 

Below you will find listed all of our current Connect Groups. If you would like to sign up for a Connect Group or get more information about them, please send Pastor Jon Stephens and email at

  • Prayer Gathering

    This group will gathering together to pray before our morning worship gathering on Sunday. 

    Leader: Dave Finlay

    Meets: Sundays @9am in Pastor's Office

    (Starts October 1st) 

  • Bible Study

    This group is for adults and it will be using the Wesleyan Quarterly to study through the book of Romans this semester.

    Leader: Dan Tarrant

    Meets: Sundays @9am at First Wesleyan Church

    (Group is open - join anytime) 

  • Elevate Girls (Middle/high school)

    This group comes together to dig deep into God's Word, practically applying it to our lives, and to encourage and build up one another as we walk through this season of life together.

    Leader: Brandi Henderlong

    Meets: Sundays (1st & 3rd) @6:30pm at First Wesleyan Church

    (Starts October 1st) 

  • Transforming Discipleship

    This group will be an in depth biblical study and discussion on the call to discipleship that Christ has given the Church. This study will read through Transforming Discipleship by Greg Ogden.

    Leader: Jon Stephens

    Meets: Mondays @7pm at the Stephen's home (Parsonage)

    (Starts October 2nd)

  • JOY BIble study

    This group geared to adults 55+ meets weekly for an engaging time of community, worship, Bible study, prayer, and testimony.

    Leader: Rev. Nevin Crouse

    Meets: Tuesdays @9:30am at First Wesleyan Church

    (Group is open - Join anytime) 

  • Come Play

    This group is for ladies and their children 4 years and younger. There will be coffee and conversation for the ladies and free play, a craft or activity, and a story for the children.

    Leader: Erin Stephens

    Meets: Wednesdays @10am at the Stephen's home (Parsonage)

    (Stats October 4th) 

  • Women's Bible Study

    This group will allow women to meet, share, learn, and grow in their faith as they study God's Word together. 

    Leader: Jennifer Vogel

    Meets: Wednesdays @6:30pm at First Wesleyan Church

    (Starts October 18th) 

  • Ironmen

    This group allows men to meet, share, learn, and grow in their faith as they study God's Word together. This is ultimately about change-transformation, learning how to be better men, husbands, fathers, employees, etc. 

    Leader: Nick Papson

    Meets: Saturdays @7:30am at First Wesleyan Church

    (Starts October 7th)