ALGs for All Ages
Adult Life Groups
Adult Life Groups are where we do life together!
These smaller groups are an essential part of helping everyone connect at Calvary and grow in faith together.
ALGs meet at 8:30 and 11:15 AM on Sundays to study God’s Word, pray, and share the joys and challenges of life. We develop lasting friendships and enjoy real community.
There are lots of options! Check out the list below and feel free to visit as many as you like. Find the best fit for you — guests are always welcome!
11:15 AM, Room 500
Teacher: Bob Grundmann
Folks of all ages and stages of life enjoy book-by-book and topical Bibles studies in this group. We emphasize building relationships through fellowship events and men’s and women’s activities.
11:15 AM, Room 222
Teacher: Bill Bailey
Our weekly lesson is based on a single Bible passage, and we encourage group discussion and prayer. We seek to apply the Scripture to our daily lives for the glory of God. Fellowship get-togethers in homes help us get to know each other well.
11:15 AM, Room 234
Teacher: Rob Reece
We explore the fundamentals of the Christian faith — looking to the Bible for truth, understanding, and growth in our relationship with God. We study with open hearts, eyes, and minds to discern God at work in all things. If you’re inquisitive and desire to share your journey, join us!
11:15 AM, Room 238
Teachers: Jim Cashwell & Doug Goforth
Couples and singles in this diverse group enjoy expository Bible study. We come together from all walks of life to enrich each other’s lives and learning.
11:15 AM, Chapel
Teacher: Sam Jacks
This group enjoys personal growth through expository Bible study. We develop friendships through a wide range of social events and warmly welcome newcomers!
ALGs for 20s–30s
College & Young Adults
11:15 AM, Mini Gym
Teacher: Pastor Khalil Ayoub
If you’re a young single adult (ages 18–35), you’re invited to connect here. We strive to develop authentic relationships with Jesus Christ and with each other as we grow in our faith. Join us for Bible teaching followed by small group discussion. Whether you’re in the area year-round or just on school breaks, you are welcome!
11:15 AM, Room 240
Teacher: Pastor Rodney Navey
Young couples — married or engaged (or considering engagement) — join us for a combination of Bible teaching, prayer, and rich fellowship as we grow together in Christ. Our desire is to build a strong foundation in our walk with Christ, serve each other, and impact our world with the Gospel.
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"Habits of a Healthy Christian Family"
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ALGs for 30s–40s
11:15 AM, Room 200
Teacher: Chris Nordyke
We’re young married couples who are starting families or have young children. Our focus is on strengthening our Christian walk and marriage as a foundation for the years to come. Whether studying a book of the Bible or a specific topic, the teaching is in-depth and interactive. Small groups meet outside of class for deeper fellowship and support. Join our growing group!
11:15 AM, Room 402
Teacher: Pastor Jim Pile
Looking for a group of married couples with children of all ages, that enjoys interactive biblical teaching and warm fellowship? Join us as we seek to practically apply God’s truth through our teaching, discipleship, and personal interactions within our group and beyond.
ALGs for 40s–50s
11:15 AM, Room 328
Teacher: Prem Isaac
Couples in this group often have pre-teens and teenagers. Our time together focuses on studying books of the Bible and practical biblical topics. We regularly plan lunches and other types of fellowships to develop and strengthen relationships. We value participation and discussion. Newcomers welcome!
Growing in Grace
11:15 AM, Banquet Room
Teacher: Marc Martens
Married couples in this group often have grade school or teenage children. Our interactive Bible studies focus on growing in relationship with Christ and applying biblical principles to personal and family life. We seek to love and serve others with unity and peace.
ALGs for 50s–60s
11:15 AM, Room 231
Teacher: Chuck Robinson
We are a diverse group that shares a love for the Word of God and each other. Our goal is to apply biblical principles to our daily lives as followers of Jesus. We enjoy rich fellowship and actively seek opportunities to serve the Lord together.
11:15 AM, Room 232
Teacher: Mike Gardner
The married couples in this warm fellowship study God’s Word to develop a solid foundation for their faith. Our time together focuses on practical Bible teaching in a discussion-based format with small group prayer. Beyond Sundays, we build community through an active calendar of fellowship events for couples, men, and women.
11:15 AM, Room 226
Teacher: Dennis Abbott, Keith Leichty & Pastor Nathaniel Pearce
We’re a mix of married couples and single adults who seek to apply the teaching of Scripture to everyday life. Join us for in-depth Bible study, group discussion, and prayer. We also enjoy a variety of activities that develop relationships. Come strengthen your walk with Christ and do life with us!
ALGs for Senior Adults
Harvesters for Christ
8:30 AM, Room 242
Teacher: Tom Dilly & Brian Cooper
Our group is a great fit for those who are passionate about digging deeply into Scripture to become better equipped to share the Gospel and serve others in our community and beyond!
The Joy Class
8:30 AM, Room 233
Teacher: Buddy Collins
We’re a warm and informal group comfortable with discussing Scripture and asking questions. We serve the Lord together and enjoy fun activities, including dinners, trips, and more!
Life to the Max
11:15 AM, Room 401
Teacher: Ron Elmore
We’re a large group of couples and singles that enjoy in-depth, interactive Bible teaching and discussion using study guides and multimedia presentations. We grow in faith and develop close relationships through fellowship and serving together. Join us to discuss God’s Word!
Pilgrims in Progress
8:30 AM, Banquet Room
Our large class treasures the Word of God and our in-depth study focuses on the essential doctrines of the Christian faith. Our goal is to know and articulate what we believe and why. We pray for each other and enjoy activities that build strong friendships!
8:30 AM, Room 240
Teacher: Dick Baer
With most folks in their 70s or early 80s, we appreciate learning and living by faith in the prime of our lives. We like to pray, study, share one another’s burdens and enjoy fellowship!
8:30 AM, Room 226
Teacher: Jack Joyce
This vibrant group of couples and singles gathers for expository Bible study. We actively develop relationships as we fellowship and become integrated into the life of Calvary Church. The atmosphere here is relaxed, the people friendly, and the conversation lively. Join us!
ALGs for Internationals
11:15 AM, Room 227
Teacher: John Manoharan
With members from around the globe, our multi-national group brings diverse testimonies of God’s grace and shares a deep love for the unifying truth of God’s Word. We enjoy quarterly fellowships, often filled with delicious international flavors! All nationalities are welcome; the group is taught in English.
11:15 AM, Room 237
Teacher: Bill Ogden
Meditamos en la palabra de Dios y la aplicamos a nuestra vida personal y familiar a la luz de nuestra experiencia Latinoamericana. This group is taught in Spanish without translation.
ALGs for Special Groups
8:30 AM, Room 232
Teacher: Rich Farynyk
Our unique multi-generational ALG welcomes parents, children, grandparents, and singles — growing together with the older teaching the younger, as in Titus 2. We pray for each other and enjoy close fellowship. Come meet new friends and build a strong foundation for you and your family!
11:15 AM, Room 228
Teacher: Frank Morra
This class focuses on discussing the message preached that morning. We consider questions and make applications to our lives. Join us as we discuss "the point"!
Signs of Grace
11:15 AM, Conference Room A
Teacher: Linda Campbell
This group is for those who use ASL as their primary language. Our Bible study focuses on the foundations of the Christian faith.
Women of the Word
11:15 AM, Room 242
Teacher: Mary Beth Hohman
Looking for an ALG just for women? This group welcomes women of all ages and stages! We grow through inductive Bible study and application of God’s Word. We support each another through prayer and enjoy great fellowship.