ADULTS

You can find a place to belong no matter what age you are! We have groups for college age, men, women, families, Spanish-speakers, those with disabilities, single moms, senior adults, and more!

We also have classes on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights where you can learn more about God as well as a variety of other topics and get connected with other people!


FAMILIES

Family

If your family isn’t perfect, you are in good company. Truth be told, there are no ideal families - just real families. Have you noticed Jesus’ family tree? It contains polygamist, adulterers, prostitutes, and murders to name a few. That might make your family reunion suddenly feel a little tame. 

Here’s what’s amazing, God uses these family members and others that are scarred, scared, and sad. God has helped so many of us through struggles in order to rediscover blessing and joy. God seeks to use our families to find our identity and purpose in Jesus.

The Family Ministry wants to help provide the tools and people resources to nurture marriages, develop deep relationships and friendships, learn scriptural principals for family life, lean hard and fast on a loving God, and lead children in a relationship with Jesus. We seek to be a ministry that helps families pursue and lay these foundation building blocks.

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RENEW Marriage Getaway provides married couples with a weekend that fosters the pursuit to know God and know one another.

When: October 25-27
Cost: $269

RENEW is a marriage getaway at the beautiful Bradford House in Branson, MO. The weekend is designed for reconnection, relaxation, and rejuvenation. The programming is intentionally light so that couples have the time to catch their breath and simply enjoy time together. We also hope you find spiritual renewal as we dive into the depths of God from Colossians.

What’s Included:

  • Two Nights at the Bradford House–rooms are on a first come, first serve basis

  • Three Worship and Devotional Sessions featuring College Heights Staff: Josh Beck, Aaron Wheeler, and Titus Neuenschwander

  • Free time to rest or have fun all Saturday afternoon, plus a date night on Saturday night

  • All meals (Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast, and lunch) with the exception of Saturday night, which will be Date Night

For more information about Family Ministry, contact Titus Neuenschwander, Family Minister, x180 or titus@chjoplin.org.

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Joy in the Journey Ministry Retreat will help adoptive, foster, and interested moms to connect with others who passionately love the Lord and who are walking similar paths. Our desire is that this is a place where you can find hope, support, growth, and most of all where you can find faith. Conference is held at Stoney Creek Hotel in Kansas City, MO. Cost: $255. Registration opens on October 12 @ 5 PM at www.joyinthjourneyministry.org.



SMALL GROUPS

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What do we mean by "small group"? How do you join a small group? Find out more here.

The church is a community of committed disciples of Jesus who make other disciples of Jesus. Being in relationship with Jesus and with each other is the core of who we are!

We regularly have an event called a Small Group Connect where Small Group Leaders will be ready to meet you and tell you about our Small Groups here at College Heights and get you connected to one! We have Small Groups that meet on various days of the week. Or you can communicate directly with Aaron Wheeler, our Small Groups Minister to find out more about small groups and how to join one.

For more information about Small Groups Ministry, contact the Small Groups Minister, Aaron Wheeler at x320 or awheeler@chjoplin.org.


WOMEN

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The Women’s Ministry desires to make disciples of Jesus who change the world. We focus on helping women grow deeper in their love of Jesus, increase their knowledge of the Bible, and connect with one another in community. Opportunities throughout the year include Bible studies, conferences, prayer retreats, and more. The Women’s Ministry is open to all women of any age and stage of life.

 
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Women’s Encounter - October 11-13, 2019 at Sky Ranch in Cave Springs, OK

Not your typical women's retreat! Amazing weekend to strengthen our walk as disciples of Jesus and form life-long friendships. For all ladies 18-99. Sign-ups begin July 14. You can register at the Sign Up Counter in the Atrium at the church building or here.. The Early Bird price is $120 if registered by September 1. (The payment is due September 15.) Price increases to $140 after September 1.

For more details contact cbowland@chjoplin.org.


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Mondays at 7:00PM in Carl Junction
Children of the Day by Beth Moore
Leaders: Marilyn Rice 417-793-2761 & Debbie Haralson 417-529-4249

Tuesdays at 2:00PM in Joplin
ABC’s of a Godly Heart by Cassandra Martin
Leader: Corky Nelson 417-621-5841

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm in Cassville
Holy Roar by Tomlin & Whitehead
Leader: Carri Hastings 417-671-1323

Wednesdays at 5:00PM at God’s Resort
I Samuel (study of Saul & David)
Leaders: Jacque Dudley 417-850-0195

Wednesday at 6PM College Heights Rooms K108 & K112
Together We Stand (single moms)
Finding I Am by Lysa TerKeurst
Leader: Angela Grantham 417-439-6836

Wednesdays at 6:30PM College Heights Room K120
(classes for children available)
James by Jen Wilkin
Leader: Julie Gariss 417-624-6915 x111

If you are wanting to begin a study with friends, sisters, or neighbors, the Women’s Ministry office has a plethora of studies to choose from. Carol would LOVE to support you and talk with you about beginning a study of your own.


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Women of Hope Brunch

9:30 AM, Saturday, November 2

This enjoyable morning is for all widows from College Heights and the surrounding area for encouragement and friendship. A delicious brunch will be served and Nancy Hughes will be speaking. November 2 at 9:30AM in the Chapel. Register in the Atrium October 20 & 27 or below.


MEN

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MEN PURSUING PURITY

9:15 AM, Sundays, A103

Men Pursuing Purity is an eight week small group designed to equip men to live lives of purity, purpose, and power. It will begin April 3. Cost is $10. Contact Jeff White, x110 or jwhite@chjoplin.org.

KNIGHTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY 

This is a men’s study developed to help men grow in Christ, learn to lead their families, and contribute to their communities, and by doing this, change the culture through the local church.

For more information contact Dave Conrad at 417.592.7825 or Pat Boyer at 417.483.9560.


SENIOR ADULTS

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MONTHLY LUNCH

We host our Primetimers lunch the second Monday of each month in the Atrium at the church. From 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM we have a catered lunch and a program for $5.00 per person.  Sign-ups are two weeks ahead at the Sign Up Counter in the Atrium.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

College Heights Senior Adults provide support to Crosslines Ministry by helping with the food pantry and sorting clothes for the poor.  

We deliver hot and nutritious lunches through the Meals on Wheels program. 

Through the “Cheerleaders,” we visit people in homes, hospitals, and health care centers who are restricted in their activities due to health or other problems.  

For more information about the Senior Adult Ministry, contact Rick Bushnell, Senior Adult Minister, at x190 or Vicky Stuck at x121 or vstuck@chjoplin.org.


MINISTERIO EN ESPAÑOL

MINISTERIO EN ESPAÑOL

El Ministerio Hispano ayuda a aquellos cuyo idioma original es el Español y quieren saber acerca de Jesús, para ser seguidores de Él. Hay Estudio Biblico cada domingo a las 9:00 AM y Grupo de Oración los Miércoles a las 7:00 PM en Español. También el Servicio es interpretado en Español los Domingos a las 11:00 AM. Tenemos servicio de consejeria, discipulado en los hogares, motivación, información impresa acerca de todas las actividades y ministerios de College Heights.

The Hispanic Ministry helps those whose first language is Spanish and want to know about Jesus and be followers of Him. There are Bible Studies every Sunday at 9:00 AM and Prayer Meetings on Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in Spanish. Also the Service is translated into Spanish on Sundays at 11:00 AM. We also have counseling, home visits, encouragement, and translated printed information about College Heights' activities and ministries.

INTERPRETACION EN ESPAÑOL

En el Centro de Información hay disponibles audífonos para escuchar en Español, el mensaje que se predica los domingos durante el servicio de las 11:00 AM.