SMALL GROUPS

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POD A GROUPS

(begins week of September 11th)

EVERY SECOND SATURDAY

POD A • EVERY 2nd SATURDAY

BRIDGE MISSIONS & OUTREACH TEAM

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Dave and Carol Ellingwood

When: Every Second Saturday @ 9 AM – *Begins September 10th

Childcare: No

Description: Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of Mine, you did it for Me. – Matthew 25:40

Learn about ways to engage in service to our community with opportunities to participate individually or as a group. Receive training in how to share the Good News with those you serve. Share experiences with and gain insights from others who are making a difference.

*Please consider joining our small group even if you can’t attend the Saturday morning meetings.  We will update you on service opportunities as they arise.

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POD A • EVERY 2nd SATURDAY

BRIDGE CARE

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Barbara Bellido and Kim Lister

When: Every Second Saturday @ 10 AM – Begins September 10

Childcare: No

Description: Galatians 6:10 – “So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith”.  

Join us as we help to meet the needs of our brothers and sisters within Bridge Church.  This is the opportunity to use your gifts and talents to build up and be built up.  Are you able to cook a meal, fix a leaky faucet, provide a ride to an appointment, or pray for and visit someone who needs support?  These are just a few of the ways we hope to provide assistance.

Galatians 6:2 “Bear one another’s burdens”.

*Please consider joining our small group even if you can’t attend the Saturday morning meetings.  We will update you on service opportunities as they arise.

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POD A • EVERY 2nd SATURDAY

COMMUNITY CARE

HYBRID: Zoom + In-Person

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Carol Stephen

When: Every Second Saturday @ 10 AM – Begins September 10

Childcare: No

Description: LET’S EXPAND OUTSIDE THE CHURCH BUILDING! Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have ideas of what we can do to be of service to other’s in our community? JOIN us! We meet once a month to put our ideas and thoughts together.

*Please consider joining our small group even if you can’t attend the Saturday morning meetings.  We will update you on service opportunities as they arise.

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POD A • EVERY 2nd SATURDAY

MILITARY SUPPORT

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Thomas Bush and Sharon Baumann

When: Every Second Saturday @ 10 AM – Begins September 10

Childcare: No

Description: We are a group dedicated to serving those who serve us in the military.

Ways we may serve:

  • extending invitations from Bridge families to local service men and women who may be alone for the holidays
  • providing assistance with needs that arise when a spouse is deployed

JOIN US as we give back and share the love of Jesus!

*Please consider joining our small group even if you can’t attend the Saturday morning meetings.  We will update you on service opportunities as they arise.

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SUNDAYS

POD A •  SUNDAYS

SERMON BASED BIBLE STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Troy and Katie Webb

When: Sunday@ 6 PM – begins September 11

Childcare: Yes

Study: Sermon Based

Description: Let’s gather and have a deeper discussion of our sermon notes from Sunday mornings. This is a great way to grow and encourage each other in our faith and walk with Jesus.

*No purchase for material required fro this group as the sermon outline will be provided to the Troy and Katie for the group to reference each week.

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POD A • SUNDAYS

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Bill & Jenny Sue Flannagan

When: Sundays @ 6PM- Begins September 11

Childcare: Yes

Description:Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Do you wonder where your money goes each month? Take control of your finances – This class is a strategic journey to learn how to manage money, to have a plan for your money. You will learn to live like no one else, so later you can live and give like no one else. Please note, this course has a cost from Ramsey Solutions – there are several options to choose from at the sign up link.

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TUESDAYS

POD A • TUESDAYS

WOMEN’S BOOK STUDY: ANXIETY + DEPRESSION

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Stacey Armstrong

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Study: It is Well + Never Alone

Description: PART 1 – It Is Well: Walking Away From Anxiety and Into God’s Word is a three week study that will:

Encourage you to rest in God’s peace instead of staying stuck in anxious thought cycles. Key themes: Worry, Anxiety, Peace, Hope

PART 2 – Never Alone: Walking with God Through Depression is a four week study that will:

Show you how God responds to depression by walking you through the lives of people in the Bible who wrestled with depression. Key themes: Depression, Anxiety, Suffering, God’s Presence, Comfort, Peace, Eternity.
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POD A • TUESDAYS

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: Leah and Wesley Austin

When: Tuesdays @ 7PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Description: If you want to win with money, you can’t do what you’ve always done. You need a plan that works. That’s why Dave created the 7 Baby Steps. It’s a clear path to know where you are and where you’re headed next.

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POD A • TUESDAYS

BOOK STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Schal and Nichole Bodu

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Description: Get ready to experience new breakthroughs, knowing that bold prayers honor God and God honors bold prayers. The Circle Maker includes insights about the ways that God answers prayer along with stories that add convincing proof to the reality that God is able to do exceedingly far greater than all we could ask or imagine.

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POD A • TUESDAYS

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Tamara Poulson

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Study: Foundations 101

Description: Foundations 101 is a in-depth Bible Study and Fellowship Group designed to explore the fundamental principles that lead to a strong and successful Christian experience.  The materials include lessons on how our sins are forgiven, as well as the purpose, power, and presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives. There are also lessons teaching how to appropriate God’s covenant promises into our lives, what it means to abide in Christ, and how to enter into a daily lifestyle of experiencing and expressing God’s love.

Foundations 101 is especially beneficial for those who are new in faith, those who are new to the Church, or those who are just interested in growing deeper in their relationship with Christ. The classes include a fellowship time for the purpose of encouragement and building friendships with others in the Church.

*Materials for this study are provided by the church.

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POD A • TUESDAYS

PRAYER

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Tamara Poulson

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Study: Prayer

Description: Philippians 4:6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” 

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 – “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not wage battle according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying arguments and all arrogance raised against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.”

Gather together to employ the weapons of worship, prayer and the Word for our pastors and staff, the Bridge Church family and our city, state and nation. As the Lord leads, we may travel to strategic locations to pray on site.

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WEDNESDAYS

POD A • WEDNESDAYS

WOMEN’S BOOK STUDY

STARBUCKS (LANDSTOWN BY CHKD)

1933 Landstown Centre Wy, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Hayley Platt

When: Wednesday @ 12 PM – begins September 14

Childcare: No

Study: Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts by Jennie Allen

Description: In Get Out of Your Head, Jennie Allen inspires and equips us to transform our emotions, our outlook, and even our circumstances by taking control of our thoughts. Our enemy is determined to get in our heads to make us feel helpless, overwhelmed, and incapable of making a difference for the kingdom of God. But when we submit our minds to Christ, the promises and goodness of God flood our lives in remarkable ways.

  • This is NOT at the Starbucks on the Kohls side of Landstown Commons. This is the “newer” Starbucks across the street from that one on the side of CHKD. The same parking lot as Brixx Pizza, Jersey Mikes, Grand Rodeo and Dairy Queen.
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POD A • WEDNESDAYS

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: Pastor Eric Ferguson

When:  Wednesdays @ 6  AM – Begins September 14th

Childcare: No

Study: The Book of James

Description: We will be taking an in-depth, yet practical look into the Book of James to glean wisdom and knowledge that we an implement into practical Christian living.

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THURSDAYS

POD A • THURSDAYS

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

PANERA BREAD HILLTOP

733 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Leaders: Jonathan Platt

When: Thursdays @ 6:30 AM – begins September 15

Childcare: No

Study: No More Excuses by Tony Evans – Men’s Bible Study Book

Description: Want to stop using your circumstances as excuses and to see them instead as challenges and opportunities for success? Exploring the examples of men of God throughout the Bible, this eight-session study will challenge you to lay down your excuses, stop compromising, and fight to be a man of character and commitment. Despite your setbacks, failures, and pressures, you can still find purpose, meaning, and direction in life and become the man God has called you to be.

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POD A • THURSDAYS

BIBLE STUDY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOME

2944 Kingsfield Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Mohandoss Karuppiah & Suguna Mohandoss

When: Thursday @ 6 PM – begins September 15

Childcare: No

Study: The Parables of Jesus

Description: We will study Parables of Jesus from the book of Luke. With this Small Group we will gain a clearer understanding of why Jesus taught the way He did.

*No purchase necessary. Just bring your Bible and something to take notes with.

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POD B GROUPS

(begins week of October 2nd)

TUESDAYS

POD B • TUESDAYS

BIBLE STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Angel Bellido

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins October 4th

Childcare: Yes

Study: Stories Jesus Told

Description: Walk with Jesus through six well known parables. Gain a clearer understanding of why Jesus taught the way He did. Discover what’s truly important to you.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: Tiffany Emerson

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins September 13

Childcare: Yes

Study: Faithful: The Covenant God from Eden to Eternity

Description: One of the keys to understanding Scripture is understanding the covenants God made with His people. When we see the ways God has kept His promises in the past, then we fully trust Him to fulfill HIs future promises in our lives.

Faithful: The Covenant God from Eden to Eternity is a bible study that will:

  • Trace the promises of God in Scripture from Genesis to Revelation
  • Walk through the story of Scripture while focusing specifically on the covenants God made and kept with His people
  • Show that over and over God has been faithful in the past and He will be faithful in the future
  • Build on the foundation of the Amen study by digging deeper into the overarching themes of Scripture

Special resources within study:

  • Study Suggestions
  • How to Study the Bible
  • The Attributes of God
  • Metanarrative of Scripture
  • Covenants Chart
  • Timeline of Covenants
  • Signs of the Covenants
  • What is the Gospel?

Key themes: The Story of Scripture, the Gospel, Scripture, Covenants, the Character of God

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POD B • TUESDAYS

BIBLE STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Nick Smith

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins October 4th

Childcare: Yes

Study: Griefshare – Bible Based by Church Initiative, Inc.

Description:Helping to bring those who have lost loved ones from mourning to Joy. All phases of grief will be presented and discussed. Group discussion is encouraged and privacy is of utmost importance.

*Workbooks are provided. Weekly video presentations will be provided by the facilitator.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

BOOK STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Kurt Grizzard

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins October 4th

Childcare: Yes

Study: The Red Sea Rules: 10 God given Strategies for Difficult Times

Description: It is certain that we will face difficulties and that God will allow them. But just as certain is the fact that the same God who led us in will lead us out.

Robert Morgan offers ten strategies for dealing with hard times and discouragements in order to move from fear to faith—a divine protocol for handling life.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

BIBLE STUDY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOME

1436 Watercrest Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Leaders: Kent & Terry Denton

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins October 4th

Childcare: No

Study: Foundations 301 – The Kingdom of God

Description: In these studies, we explore different facets of our identity in Christ and His Kingdom. These include our royal lineage as His children, our rights and responsibilities as Kingdom Citizens, our mission as Kingdom representatives in the earth, our calling as spiritual warriors, and the mysteries of the end of the age.

*No purchase required for the study. Materials will be provided.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

BIBLE STUDY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: Wesley & Leah Austin

When: Tuesdays @ 7 PM – Begins October 4t

Childcare: Yes

Study: Foundations 101

Description:In this group you will learn about the foundation of our Faith and what it means to be a Christian.

*No purchase necessary as materials will be provided by the leader.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

BOOK STUDY

Leaders: Helena McCrae

When: Tuesdays @ 6 PM – Begins October 4th

Childcare: No

Study: Do Yourself a Favor…Forgive: Learn How to Take Control of Your Life Through Forgiveness

Description:In this book Joyce Meyer leads people, Christians on the journey of forgiveness and the benefits of being obedient in this area of life. She discusses various accounts of people who lived in the toxicity, and the steps of how the Holy Spirit can and will walk them out. Overall, this textbook allows individuals to see just how dangerous unforgiveness is.

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POD B • TUESDAYS

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOME

119 Elizabeth Circle, Moyock, NC 27958

Leaders: Eric Fretz

When: Tuesdays @  PM – Begins October 11th

Childcare: No

Study: The Bible – specifics TBD

Description: A group for men in Currituck County to grow in their faith and their faith community.

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WEDNESDAYS

POD B • WEDNESDAYS

BOOK STUDY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: John Sutton & Tami Carder

When: Wednesdays @ 7 PM – Begins WednesdayOctober 5th

Childcare: Yes

Study: The Bible

Description: Come join this small group to help develop your “future small group leaders” teaching and leading skills. This group will be one of the most impactful groups you’ve ever attended, with every person taking a turn to lead the group. We will each study, pray and come prepared to share the word with each person there and we will all experience God moving in our midst.

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THURSDAYS

POD B • THURSDAYS

BOOK STUDY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOME

1040 Quail Covey Ln, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Leaders: Gan & Kisha Prisinzano

When: Thursdays @ 6:30 PM – Begins October 6th

Childcare: No

Study: The Believers Authority by Kenneth E. Hagin

Description: We’ll invite the Holy Spirit to guide our conversation and open our minds and hearts to receive the scriptural truth revealed in the Apostle’s letter. Dinner is provided at 6:30pm.

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POD B • THURSDAYS

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

PANERA BREAD

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: John Devan

When: Thursdays @ 7AM – Begins October 6th

Childcare: No

Study: Bible Study Curriculum TBA

Description: TBA

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POD B • THURSDAYS

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

NEIGHBORHOOD HOME

122 Currituck Reserve Pkwy, Moyock, NC 27958

Leaders: Kim Kwiatkowski

When: Thursdays @ 7PM – Begins October 14th

Childcare: No

Study: What the Woman Saw

Description:We will be diving in to a wonderful video series. We will discover who Jesus is through the unique perspective of woman in the Bible – how he equipped them, walked with them, healed them and empowered them.

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SUNDAYS

POD B • SUNDAYS

BOOK STUDY

GREENBRIER CAMPUS

1244 Executive Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Leaders: Rosetta Aaron-centeno

When: Sundays @ 6 PM – Begins October 2nd

Childcare: Yes

Study:  The Purpose Driven Life ~ What On Earth Am I Here For?

Description: This is more than a book; it is a guide to a 40-day spiritual journey that will enable you to discover the answer to life’s most important question: What on earth am I here for? By the end of this journey you will know God’s purpose for your life and will understand the big picture — how all the pieces of your life fit together. Having this perspective will reduce your stress, simplify your decisions, increase your satisfaction, and, most important, prepare you for eternity.

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POD B • SUNDAYS

BOOK STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Jonah & Brenda Dickey

When: Sundays @ 6 PM – Begins October 2nd

Childcare: Yes

Study: The Believers Authority by Kenneth E. Hagin

Description: This study will help us identify and understand the God given authority that we have in Christ and how to use it in our daily lives. We will be reviewing the following: The prayers of Paul; What authority is; How to break the power of the devil; The weapons of our warfare; and How to exercise authority. The same power that raised Christ from the dead dwells in you and to empower you and work through you to change your life and the world around you; but first you must identify it, believe it and exercise it.

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POD B • SUNDAYS

YOUNG ADULTS BIBLE STUDY

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Stephen & Paige Johnson

When: Sundays @ 6 PM – Begins October 2nd

Childcare: Yes

Study: Bible Study TBD

Description: Discover and strengthen your relationship with Christ by bonding with other young believers. Create friendships that will help you stand firm in your beliefs. Experience fellowship, fun, and faith.

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POD B • SUNDAYS

MARRIAGE

VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS

3168 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Leaders: Cory & Christy Gleason

When: Sundays @ 6 PM – Begins October 2nd

Childcare: Yes

Study: Vertical Marriage

Description: Connect deeper with God and one another with this all-new marriage content. Vertical Marriage small-group study includes humorous and relatable video sessions followed by group discussion and an intentional couple’s connection. Participants will work towards a vibrant marriage on a foundation of active faith.

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D GROUPS

Discipleship Groups

D Group 1

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Leaders: Pastor Rob Huffman

When: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM – Begins September 13

Location: Neighborhood Home

Childcare: No

Description: This men’s D-group meets weekly for the purpose of studying the Bible, prayer, and fun. Going deeper while doing life together.

D Group 2

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Leaders: Kimberly Huffman

When: Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM – Begins September 13

Location: Neighborhood Home

Childcare: No

Description: This Women D-group meets weekly for the purpose of studying the Bible, prayer, and fun. Going deeper while doing life together.

D Group 3

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Leaders: Pastor Eric Ferguson

When: Thursdays @ 7:30 PM – Begins September 15

Location: Neighborhood Home

Childcare: No

Description: This men’s D-group meets weekly for the purpose of studying the Bible, prayer, and fun. Going deeper while doing life together.