Let’s face it, life has its ups and downs. We all find ourselves amidst trials and difficulties and we are here to support you when times are tough. Care Groups are safe, confidential, and biblically-based support groups where you can walk through the changes of life with others. Care Groups offered at Friends Church include: divorce, grief, cancer, employment, parenting, relationships and more.

Cancer Companions

2nd & 4th Mondays | 6:30-8:30P | Green Room, Worship Center
Are you a Cancer survivor, diagnosed with cancer, or a friend or family member of someone in this battle? The “Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey” support group will be a time to share, ask questions, pray, and explore related medical/financial/emotional issues and more.


Blended Families

Mondays | Sept 9 – Dec 2, 2019 | 7-9P | Multi-Purpose Rm
A blended family presents a unique set of dynamics that are challenging at best. “The Smart Stepfamily” is an 8-week class designed to help your journey with usable solutions for everyday living, practical tips for step-family parenting, and ways to strengthen your marriage. For more information contact Kim and Roger Johnson at


Dealing with Difficult People

A Five-Week Class Taught by Karla Downing
Mondays | July 22 – August 26, 2019| 7-9P | Chapel

Do you have difficult people in your life? Are you confused about what is going on with them and your relationship? Would you benefit from learning strategies that would help you respond effectively to them? This class will offer you practical information that will help you identify, understand, and deal with the following difficult people.

Week 1 – Dealing with Codependency and Dysfunction
Week 2 – Dealing with Abusers and Crazymakers
Week 3 – Dealing with Addicts and Their Addictions
Week 4 – Dealing with Narcissists, Passive Aggressives, and Emotional Manipulators
Week 5 – Dealing with Mental Illness: Anxiety and Depressive Disorders

The format will be lecture with time for Q&A. The class is taught by Karla Downing, M.A, LMFT.

Cost: $15 payable at 1st class by cash or check.

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Coming Up: Women Thriving in Difficult Marriages
Mondays I 7-9 pm I Sept 9-Nov 11 I Chapel I $25
Spanish translation and Spanish materials available.

This ten-week group offers practical tools based on scriptural truths that will enable you to respond differently and effectively to the complex situations that you face. It is taught by Karla Downing and based on her book “10 Lifesaving Principles for Women in Difficult Marriages.” The class includes teaching, testimonies, and small group discussion.

Teacher and Author: Karla Downing, Based on her book “10 Lifesaving Principles for Women in Difficult Marriages”



Mondays | Sept 9 – Dec 2, 2019 | 6:30-8:30P | Multi-Purpose Rm
Don’t go through the pain of separation or divorce alone. Gather with others who understand and will walk alongside you with encouragement as you heal and grow.
For more information contact Kim and Roger Johnson at


Grief Share

Mondays | Sept 9 – Dec 9, 2019 | 6:30-8:30P | Room 312, Worship Center
This 13-week class is designed to assist those dealing with the loss of a loved one.

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Men of Integrity

If you are a man struggling with issues of purity and want to meet with other like-minded men in a safe environment, we encourage you to get connected with this group. For more information email