Grow Opportunities

Rising Women | Wednesday Mornings Beginning September 4

Beginning on September 4, join with other women of faith as we walk through the book of Ephesians together. We'll explore the history of Paul's letters to the Ephesians, their relevance to our lives today, and their connection to the weekend worship series. Bring your...

Starting Point | Wednesday Nights Beginning September 4

Everything has a starting point- your life, your relationships, your education, your career. Sometimes we forget that faith has a starting point, too. For some of us, our faith journeys began when we were children. For others, our faith journey has yet to begin. So...

The Ordinary | Series Devotional

We see God’s presence when something extraordinary happens. But what about the moments in between? Like when we’re making our bed, or chatting with a friend? Is God present in those average, ordinary moments? Join us beginning April 27 & 28 as we explore how God...

Centering Prayer Groups

When did life get so busy? Between work, school, and family obligations, it’s no wonder we’ve become too distracted to spend a minute with God. But it’s those quiet moments with Him that can help us ease our pain, anxiety, and stress and actually make us more...

The Bridge: Midweek at COS

Wednesdays during the school year from 6 - 7:30 pm, join us to take the next step on your faith journey. The Bridge provides a way to grow spiritually, connect with others, or simply have a little fun! Details about dinner, children and youth activities, and adult...

Become a Grow Group Host!

During the season of Lent, March 6 - April 20, COS will be offering new Grow Group experiences for our whole church family as well as your friends. Grow Groups are opportunities to Grab, Gather, and Grow in faith together. We are looking for Grow Group hosts who will...

Confirmation Classes 2019

Confirmation inspires youth in grades 6-9 to explore their faith, ask questions about the church, and discover who they are to God and how God is working in them. This year, Pastor Jon and Pastor Adam will be leading our youth through this fun and exciting experience,...

Brown Bag Bible Study | Sundays from 12 – 1:30 pm

Join us for the Brown Bag Bible study on Sunday afternoons from 12-1:30 pm, as we take our next steps to know the Bible better.  Starting in September, we will be reading the letters of Paul that comprise most of the New Testament outside of the gospel story of Jesus....

The Best Yes | Community Groups Forming

Sometimes our busy lives feel like a juggling act.  The stress of keeping all the balls in the air can be overwhelming.  In her book, “The Best Yes”, bestselling author Lysa Terkeurst helps the reader learn “how to make wise decisions in the midst of endless demands”...

Life Change Bible Study | August 29 – October 3 at The Bridge

Join Pastor Jon who will lead this Life Change Bible study.  The course covers a particular book of the Bible and changes every 6 weeks.  We will kickoff with the book of Colossians focusing on a truly Christian life. Colossians helps us take a deep dive into...

New Life Adult Class | Sunday Mornings at 9:15 am

Start your Sunday mornings off by taking a next step to grow closer to God. We’ll be offering a new adult class on Sunday mornings at 9:15 am to study the Bible and explore different topics that are introduced during weekend worship services. We’ll begin by reading...

Serving From the Heart | Small Group Study

We all have God-given gifts and talents, but it’s not always easy figuring out how to use them. This 3 week study will help you learn what your gifts are and how you can use them to positively impact and strengthen those around you while serving the church and...

Spiritual Companion Orientation | Sunday, March 11, at 12 pm

Spiritual companions share their faith, encourage one another through rough times, and celebrate life together. Come learn more about what a spiritual companion relationship with a friend can mean in your life. Hear actual stories from people who are benefiting from...

Brown Bag Bible Study | The Prophets

Join us for the Brown Bag Bible study on Sunday afternoons, 12-1:30 pm, as we take our next steps to know the Bible better. We’ll be studying some of the familiar prophets from the Bible, as well as some of the lesser known ones, and how our faith community responds...

The Creed | Small Groups Forming Now

Raise your hand if you’ve ever recited the Apostle’s Creed. Now, raise your hand if you fully understand its meaning. As we journey through the season of Lent together, let's discover what it is that we as Christians believe, why we believe it, and why it matters....

A Disciple’s Path

“Follow me.” This is the simple invitation Jesus used to call his first disciples, and now the invitation is extended to you! If you are ready to take your next step to know Jesus better and follow Him daily, then join us for A Disciple’s Path. Through group...

jumpSTART

Is your life going in a hundred different directions? Do you feel like you're running on fumes? Hit the brakes for a second, pull over, and let's jumpSTART our faith together! This adult group study is designed to help you re-engage and re-energize your faith life by...

Circle, Me Lord – Prayer Retreat | Saturday, November 4, at 9 am

With the busy holiday season quickly approaching, let's set aside some time to connect with God, retreat from daily life, and refresh our souls. We want to invite you to join us on Saturday, November 4, from 9 am to 2 pm, for a time of prayer. Prayer stations will be...

The Good and Beautiful God

We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how He works in our lives. Some are true- but many are not. This fall, Church of the Shepherd will take a journey together to discover the true path to spiritual formation by looking at who we think God is versus...

God 101

Come learn the basics about who God is through scripture reading and other spiritual practices that can help you meet Him on your personal faith journey. This group will be led by our Director of Connections, Robin Long (robin_long@coswired.org), and will run from...

Cultivating Grace

Take care of your spiritual and emotional health by learning about what grace is and the importance of boundaries and self-compassion. This group will be led by our Director of Spiritual Formation, Ben Rush (ben_rush@coswired.org), and will run September 6-27, 6-7:30...

Prayer Experiences | Wednesday Nights at 6:15 pm

Join us on Wednesday nights for a variety of prayer experiences! Each Wednesday night, we’ll be meeting to gain a deeper understanding of what prayer is and have the chance to engage in different prayer experiences. We’ll introduce a different kind of prayer each...