Community Groups

We believe that becoming mature disciples of Christ involves community.

Some of our Community Groups meeting on Sunday mornings, and others meet in homes during the week.

Below are the Community Group options we offer at CCC.

  • Christianity, Church and You (CCY) Class

    For those who are new to Christ Community (and those who just want a refresher)

    Team Members: Rev.  Jim TalaricoElder Scott Livermore

    Meeting Time/Place: This is a one-day seminar. Our next seminar is scheduled for  Saturday, September 23 from 9 to 3.

    Topic: Our theological beliefs, vision for the church, various ministries, and opportunities to be connected.

  • Amazing Grace Community Group

    Team Members: Elder Bassam & Randa Nader, Bill & Louella Spencer,  Tim & Dawn Parham

    Meeting Time/Place: Every Sunday, 9:00 AM - in the Commons at CCC

    Topics for the Year: 

    • The Book of Acts - 21 weeks
    • The Treasure Principle (Randy Alcorn) - 6 weeks
    • Paul's 2nd Letter to Timothy - 3 weeks
    • Specials for Christmas and Easter - 2 weeks
    The group plans to engage in several service/mercy/outreach opportunities and have several pitch-in meals together throughout the year.
  • Bereans Community Group

    Team Members: Elder Bukky & Nene Akinbola,  Lee & Tammy Wilson, Deacon Scott & Sheryl Beerbower

    Meeting Time/Place: Every Sunday, 9:00 AM in the Conference Room at CCC


    We are going to be studying a book of the Bible this fall. Our group is very engaging and iinteractive. We pray for each other. We have "get-togethers" where we play games and do other fun things.

  • Carmel Community Group

    Team Members: Andy & Sara Nist

    Meeting Time/Place: 2X / Month on a Saturday from 5:00-7:30 PM in the Nist's home


    Our inter-generational small group seeks to meet twice per month on Saturday evenings. We enjoy a meal together, engage in strategic spiritual discussion to help us share our lives and end our time by praying for one another. Children and teens are welcome.

  • Converge

    Team Members: Ed & Tara Moy

    Meeting Time/Place: Once a month, time and location varies, plus informal gatherings throughout the month

    Target Demographic: Young Adults, new to "adulting"


    Our goal is to gather young adults (or those young at heart!) to form friendships that become meaningful relationships through informal gatherings. As we converge on each other's lives and on Jesus, we will work toward creating a community that will do life together, serve together, and grow deeper in our understanding and love for Jesus together.

  • Empty Nester Community Group

    Team Members: Phil & Elaine Stephens, John & Carole Woodruff

    Meeting Time/Place: 2nd & 4th Sundays, 6:30 PM, Spring through December in member's homes

             (taking several winter months off)

    Topics for the Year: chosen by the host

    Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Sunday nights of the month - spring, summer, and fall - we have dessert and then use a video/study followed by discussion and prayer time. We often enjoy fellowship by attending concerts, CHS musicals, etc. as a group.

  • Growing Together in Christ Community Group (GTC)

    Team Members: Elder Bill & Judy Kennedy, Glen & Rhonda Olberding, Peter & Judy Birkel, Karl & Liesl Kranich

    Meeting Time/Place: Every Sunday, 9:00 AM at CCC in the Commons


    The first Sunday of every month is dedicated to prayer and praise. We have fellowship during the week and special occasions. We will be studying:

    • Covenant Theology (what it is/is not, the seven divine covenants and their relationship to the Bible.
    • Evangelizing in our 21st century communities
  • Fishers Community Group

    Team Members: Elder Paul & Tracy DeWitt

    Meeting Time/Place: 2X / Month on a Saturday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Paul & Tracy's home.


    We gather around a meal and discuss either a spiritual topic or God's Word. We spend time in prayer for each other and share our lives with one another. Children and teens are welcome to attend.

  • Sojourners & Aliens

    Team Members: Tarek & Cayla Ashkar, Mike & Joan Walden, Deacon Art & Peggie Kirschmann

    Meeting Time/Place: Every Sunday, 9:00 AM in the Glass Room at CCC


    Interested in pursuing Gospel transformation for you and the family? We are a new Community Group using The Gospel Project. Young families in particular will benefit from going through the same curriculum as the kids, only geared for adults. But, we seek to be a group that represents the entire body of Christ, which means that everyone is welcome.


    We plan on monthly pitch-ins as well as getting together regularly outside of church.

  • Men's Discipleship Groups

    Leadership: Dan Hindman

    Meeting Time/Place: each group meets weekly at a different time and place


    Small groups of men meet weekly to help each other grow spiritually and mature in their walk with Christ through Bible study and prayer. Among these are "Journey Groups" with run from September to May and add the disciplines of accountability and personal mission to structured study and prayer.

  • Women's Ministry Bible Study

    Leadership: Sara Nist, Cayla Ashkar

    Meeting Time/Place: All at CCC

              Tuesdays at 12:30 PM

              Tuesdays at 7:00 PM

              Fridays at 9:30 AM (Childcare at the Friday study only)

    God passionately pursues his people, the church becomes empowered by the Holy Spirit, and fervent about the Gospel! Join the women of CCC as we study the Book of Acts.