Small groups are committed to creating a conversational environment where people can explore faith, build friendships, have fun and ‘be missional’ (love God, love one another and serve the world) as well as providing a network of support and care. 

Small group sessions are typically either 8 or 12 weeks long (February-April / June-July  / September-November).

Small group sign-up months are typically January, May, and August.

Small groups are made up of various types of people in different seasons of life. Small groups range in size from 12-20 people and meet together weekly and/or bi-weekly to challenge, help and prayerfully encourage one another.

We believe that every attender and member should be connected to others in and through the small group ministry. Please stop by the Connections Bar to find out more about small groups.


Summer Group Descriptions

College Aged Group: If you're a recent high school graduate, up to the age of 25-ish, this group is for you!  Come hang out with the Chenoweth's, and bring your friends… you'll be so glad you did!  Jason and Jill will contact everyone with more details.

GriefShare: GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who walk alongside each other through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Grief can come in many shapes and forms, and it helps to have a group of people to share it with. - This group is led by Patrick and Tanisa Bixler, at SCC, Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00pm

Warriors of Faith, primary MOS - Warriors for God!: In this group, we will help each other in adopting a new way of thinking about our experiences in the Military, and become closer to God. We will grow together, and learn to let God guide us to be who He wants us to be. This group is open to men and women who have served in any branch of the Military. This group is led by Marty Justice, at SCC, Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00pm

Higher Ground: Come join us for an uplifting time of worship and learning! We will start by singing a few hymns, and then we are going Book through Book of the Bible. We are not following any particular order, just following where the Spirit leads. We are currently studying Paul's letters.. Come join us! This group is led by Ian Farnsley, at SCC, Thursdays at 6:00pm

A New View: This is a faith based outreach ministry for those who struggle with addictions of any kind. Come as you are, without fear, and learn how to overcome anything that is in your way of the life God has for you. This group is led by several co-leaders, at 14 W. Broadway, Shelbyville, Thursdays at 6:30pm

Cycling group: This group will meet every Saturday, at 8:00am, in the parking lot of SCC. You'll do a short devotion together, and then spend time riding along the country roads surrounding the church. Plan on 10-15 miles of fellowship and some fun exercise. All riders should have a helmet, and it is open to any level of cycling skill. This group is led by Mike Elliott, at SCC, Saturdays at 8:00

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If you have any questions about small groups, please contact Debby Whiteside at