Small Group Catalog

 
Small Groups are here for you to find your tribe of people. Check out all of the options below, and feel free to contact the group leader to ask them questions.

ACTIVITY

Our activity groups are designed to give you an opportunity to connect with others with similar interests.

Leader:  Terry Salber

Location: 16th Street Pavilion in Cocoa Beach 

Day/Time: 1st Saturday of the month at 9:00 AM

Contact Info: (321) 591-7827

Bring your Bibles and boards and spend time in the Word and the waves! Surfers of all skill levels are welcome!

Leader:  Rhesa Walls 

Location: Varies

Day/Time: TBD

Contact Info: (321)848-2208, rhesalynn@gmail.com

A monthly dinner club that tries out new restaurants monthly. The purpose is to connect and try out great food in the process! Open to men and women.

Leaders: Kevin & Crystal Henry with Gerard & Amy Fernandez

Location: Varies

Day/Time: 2nd & 4th Sunday afternoons

Contact Info: Crystal- (321) 271-0634, crystallynnjewel@hotmail.com Amy- amyngerard@hotmail.com

Fun picnic times at local parks and other locations for families of all ages!

Leader: Carlia Alderman

Location: Orlando

Day/Time: 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 759-6885, carlia.alderman@gmail.com

This is a time to pour out our love, time, and cooking skills for the residents of our local Ronald McDonald Houses. We to travel to one of three Orlando RMH locations each month, preparing one large lunch or dinner for all the current residents. These houses are filled with the families of sick children staying at the neighboring children’s hospitals. RMH depends entirely on community support to provide meals for their residents, so let’s join together to bless these families in their time of need! 

Leaders: John Black, Brandon Daugherty, & Doug Knight

Location: Viera East Golf Club 2300 Clubhouse Dr. Rockledge, FL      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Sundays 4:00-5:00 PM

Contact Info: Brandon- (520) 250-5120, brandon.daugherty@hotmail.com

Golf lessons on the range by a Certified Golf Instructor. Men only.

Leader: Jill Garrett & Kristi Salvatore

Location: Rockledge

Day/Time: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 11:30 AM

Contact Info: Jill- (608) 387-0932, jackandjillresale@gmail.com Kristi- (978) 807-9520, jksalvatore@yahoo.com

This group is about moving beyond the latest dieting fad and exploring a Biblically sound path to food freedom! Women only.

Leaders: Neil Migala, Sam Wood, John Black, & Brandon Daugherty
Location: Trinity Fitness in Viera 3280 Suntree Blvd. Melbourne, FL      DIRECTIONS
Day/Time: Thursday mornings 5:30-6:30 AM
Contact Info: Neil- (321) 258-0741 nmigala@gmail.com Sam- (321) 591-7090, samjwood85@gmail.com
A time of fitness and fellowship. Men only.

Leaders: Darryl Stearns & Pamela Vandenburg

Location: ECCC Merritt Island Parking Lot      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: 2nd Saturday of the month, meet at 9:30 AM and depart at 10:00 AM

Contact Info: (407) 376-4939

Are you into Motorcycles? Do you have a bike and love to ride? Then come join us and enjoy fellowship and lunch! Evangelism is also a primary goal while outside the church on fellowship rides or service events. *Please bring your own motorcycle, as they are not provided.

Leaders: Angela & Abigail Cook, Lisa & Addy Johnsen, and Jesse & Shelby Portanova

Location: Varied

Day/Time: One Saturday afternoon a month

Contact Info: (321) 452-1060 x106, acook@eccc.us

This group is for moms and their daughters (ages 5-13.) We will meet together to do a craft, have a snack, and read a short devotional about being a girl.

Leaders: Robert Alequin & Jeff Eberts

Ages: Men 50+

Location: Varies

Day/Time: Saturday afternoons

Contact Info: Robert- (719) 201-7129, ralequin@gmail.com Jeff- (321) 408-0645, jeffreyeberts7@gmail.com

The Grey Wolves are life-experienced men enjoying camaraderie through  guy movies and lighter activities, usually followed by food and fellowship. Grey Wolves pull on life lessons to serve as mentors to younger men in the church. 

Leader: Patti Marks

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: Last Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 806-3370, kmarks5586@aol.com

This group is for women of a certain age- the season between empty-nesters and Red Hat- to connect for lunch, fellowship, friendship, and discussion.

FOUNDATIONS

Our Foundations Groups are designed to focus on foundational aspects of life such as finances and marriage.

Marriage

Leaders: Brad & Millie Kindig

Location: Melbourne

Day/Time: Every other Friday starting March 9th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Contact Info: Millie- (850) 260-1392, thekindigs2000@gmail.com

This marriage group is based on Willard Harley’s 6-week study, His Needs, Her Needs — Building an Affair-Proof Marriage

Leaders: Russ & Jenna Wood

Location: Rockledge

Day/Time: 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 961-7685, (321) 537-4702, russellbrianwood@gmail.com

Engage with other newlywed couples married 1-5 years as we explore topics surrounding the challenges and joys of life as a newlywed. In this group, we learn tools to help establish a solid foundation for your marriage while building a stronger connection with your spouse!

Leaders: Jerad & Emily Merbitz

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: Wednesdays 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 543-7983, emmerbitz@aol.com

This marriage group is based on Gary Thomas’s six-week study, Sacred Marriage. The stud explores viewing marriage as a spiritual discipline designed to help us know God more fully and intimately.

Finance

Leader: Bob Munsey

Location: Cocoa

Day/Time: Thursdays at 7:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 636-3958, n2aircraft@bellsouth.net

This six-week study is designed to help people escape the slavery of debt and become the people God created them to be. Study guides and workbooks provided.

Leaders: Femi & Jessica Howard with Chris & LeighAnn Johnson

Location: Avenue Worship Center in Merritt Island, FL      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Sunday evenings, 6:30-8:00 PM beginning March 4th

Contact Info: Jessica- (321) 452-1060 x105, jhoward@eccc.us

Financial Peace University is the Dave Ramsey class you take to get out of debt and take control of your finances. This 9-week course is designed to help you achieve financial peace. Cost is $109.

Leaders: Ryan & Jackie Boughner

Location: Viera Regional Park Community Center – 2300 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Melbourne, FL     DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:00 PM beginning March 6th

Contact Info: Ryan- (321) 474-7613, ryanboughner@earthlink.net Jackie- (321) 474-7652, jackieboughner@gmail.com

Financial Peace University is the Dave Ramsey class you take to get out of debt and take control of your finances. This 9-week course is designed to help you achieve financial peace. Cost is $109.

TEACHING & DISCUSSION

Co-Ed Groups

Leaders: Theresa Sawyer, Ashley Reninger, Paul & Patty Peterson

Location: Cocoa

Day/Time: Tuesdays at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 652-7634, tb.sawyer@yahoo.com

Griefshare is a grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one.

Leaders: Paul & Mandy Evans

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: Sundays at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 313-2015, drevans0825@gmail.com

A verse-by-verse study through the book of Philippians with worship and fellowship.

Leaders: Paul & Hope Hoskins with John & Linda Palmisano

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: Fridays at 7:00PM

Contact Info: Hoskins- (321) 863-7547, dhope984@gmail.com Palmisano- (321) 704-9753, jfrancis@4securemail.com

This group engages in various Andrew Wommack studies such as Spirit, Soul, and Body and The Believer’s Authority. They dig deeply into the Bible and also enjoy great fellowship.

Leaders: Steve & Becky Hoyle

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 PM

Contact Info: (410) 917-9995, rahoyle122@gmail.com

This group focuses on fellowship, worship, and prayer to seek the deeper things of God!

Leaders: Matt Stallbaum & Barry Wallingford

Location: Varies

Day/Time: Varies

Contact: bwallingford@abs4sharp.com

This is a group for business development and personal leadership tips and strategies.

Leaders: Tim Scott & David Portanova

Location: Rockledge/Merritt Island

Day/Time: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 7:00 PM

Contact: Tim- (321) 684-9883, tjs2637@gmail.com David- (321) 544-6235, davidportanova@hotmail.com

A small group Bible study for Believers of all ages and experience levels who feel called to write worship music. It is designed to build a fellowship of writers who strive to refine the craft of worship songwriting.

Leaders: Anthony, Sherrell, and Joy Hickman

Age: Middle school students 

Location: Rockledge

Day/Time: Every other Friday at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 848-8438, sherrell_hickman@bellsouth.net

This group empowers middle school students to own their faith as they seek and respond to God, finding their identity in Him. The purpose of Uprising is to introduce students to the Word of God for the sake of worship in response to God’s character and movements in life.

Leader: Viron Payne

Location: TBD

Day/Time: 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 446-6418, vironpaybe@yahoo.com

This is a place to prepare men as gatekeepers in their homes and community through fellowship over God’s Word.

Leaders: John Saunders & Brandon Daugherty

Location: Einstein Bagels in Melbourne 4840 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 AM

Contact Info: (520) 250-5120, brandon.daugherty@hotmail.com

This group reads a chapter of the Bible and discusses what they read using the S.O.A.P. method. (SOAP- Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer)

Leader: Jay Anderson

Location: Melbourne

Day/Time: Thursday mornings 6:00-7:00 AM

Contact Info: (321) 917-9681, anderjay00@gmail.com

A time of Bible study and/or book study on fatherhood, husbandry, etc.

Leaders: Jeremiah Anderson, Cory Snyder, and Jake Huelle

Ages: 18-29

Location: Ossorio’s in Cocoa Village      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Mondays at 6:00 PM

Contact Info: (717) 421-1511

This group will be reading the Bible together and growing in our identity in Christ. This is a great group to learn to be the men of God that the Bible says we are!

Leaders: Garrett Portanova & Jake Huelle

Ages: 18-29

Location: Denny’s in Merritt Island      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Every Saturday at 9:00 AM

Contact Info: Garrett- (321) 482-7994 Jake- (727) 710-3058

We’ll be meeting for breakfast, eating ALL OF THE BACON, and digging into the Word! This is a great opportunity to grow as men and in the Word.

Leaders: Darius Thomas & Hector Ulin

Ages: 18-29

Location: Starbucks

Day/Time: Mondays at 7:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 506-2064

We will meet at a local coffee shop, fellowship together, and dive deeper into the Word!

Leader: Rob Hathaway

Ages: 18-29

Location: Cocoa Village

Day/Time: Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 213-0042

We will be meeting in Cocoa Village and going through the book of Galatians, breaking it down, and talking about how we are the new creation! Afterward, we will hang around and throw the football, play soccer, or other fun, outdoor activities!

Leader: Robert James

Ages: 18-29

Location: Cocoa Village

Day/Time: Fridays at 7:00 PM

Contact: (321) 806-7178

We will be deepening our connection with God, His Church, and your purpose! We will be going through different chapters and books of the Bible!

Leader: Paris Herlocker

Ages: 18-29

Location: TBD

Day/Time: Saturdays at 6:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 349-9347

We will be going over a chapter of the Bible and diving into what they really mean and growing in knowledge and wisdom! There will be lots of time to grow in friendships and fellowship with each other.

Leader: Scott Marion

Ages: 18-26

Location: TBD

Day/Time: Thursdays at 6:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 446-0193

This will be a Bible study based of of the devotional, Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman. We will be studying it together weekly!

Men’s Groups

WOMEN’S GROUPS

Leaders: Tiffany Harrell & Naomi Mitchell

Location: TBD

Day/Time: TBD

Contact Info: H- (321) 455-6449 C- (321) 403-4945, jacobtiffany@bellsouth.net

Meet other homeschooling moms for fellowship, support, and fun! Following the book, Desperate – Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe by Sara Mae & Sally Clarkson.

Leader: Patty Wilson

Location: Rockledge

Day/Time: Mondays at 7:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 537-2805, wilsonwop@icloud.com

This group is to help women rise up out of situations and circumstances to new life while studying the book, Hind’s Feet on High Places.

Leader: Angela Cook

Location: Varies

Day/Time: 4th Monday each month at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (865) 210-0371, acook@eccc.us

SOAP Groups read a chapter of the Bible and discusses what they read using the S.O.A.P. method. (SOAP- Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer)

Leader: Erica LeVasseur & Rebekah Disser

Location: Panera Bread 2290 Town Center Ave. Melbourne, FL      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM

Contact: (321) 536-6665, erica_1mom@yahoo.com

SOAP Groups read a chapter of the Bible and discusses what they read using the S.O.A.P. method. (SOAP- Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer)

Leaders: Amy O’Brien & Felicia Walters

Location: Cocoa

Day/Time: Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: Amy- (321) 626-0634, aobrien.e@eccc.us Felicia- (850) 209-7056, fwalters@eccc.us

This is a time for ladies to get together and connect through worship and digging into the Word. Childcare available!

Leaders: Sarah Armstrong & Karen Terry

Location: Red Ginger at Melbourne Square Mall 1700 W. New Haven Ave. Melbourne, FL      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: Saturdays at 11:00 AM

Contact Info: Sarah- (361) 695-1959, saraharmstrong815@gmail.com Karen- (321) 246-4994, karen89.beach@gmail.com

This group will study the book, The Power of a Woman’s Words by Sharon Jaynes. This is for every woman who desires to use her words to build up rather than tear down, to encourage rather than discourage, to cheer rather than jeer.

Leader: Amanda Walker

Ages: 18-29

Location: TBD

Day/Time: TBD

Contact: (321) 452-1060 x128, awalker@eccc.us

We will meet together, have some fun, food, fellowship, worship, and dig into the Word as the women of Mezzanine!

Leader: Allyson Goolsby

Ages: 18-29

Location: Cocoa

Day/Time: Every other Wednesday at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 305-2767

We will be going over chapters in the Bible, hanging out with other Mezzanine ladies, worshipping, and having fellowship!

Serve Team Groups

Leader: Chris Johnson

Location: Parkway Worship Center in Merritt Island      DIRECTIONS

Day/Time: 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 PM

Contact Info: (321) 452-1060

This is a group made up of our faithful worship team. We join together to sharpen our skills through worshipping God. We have a great and powerful time of heartfelt worship and prayer together. This group is open to members of the worship team who have passed the audition process. Childcare is provided.

Leader: Juliet Qureshi

Location: TBD

Day/Time: One Saturday per month at 6:00 PM

Contact Info: (321) 258-1113, julietquresh@yahoo.com

Are you looking for an opportunity to help others connect and belong? The Welcome Team goes beyond greeting to engage intentionally with those within our congregation. We desire to create relationships and leave others feeling valued.

Leader: Mark Cook

Location: Merritt Island

Day/Time: 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 PM

Contact: (321) 452-1060 x103, mcook@eccc.us

This is for leaders of serve teams at ECCC to study and discuss leadership with other leaders.