Small Groups

Our Vision and Mission:

Our Visions is "Making disciples in Cookeville, Putnam County and to the ends of the earth."

Our Mission is "Reaching, Teaching, Connecting and Sending Disciples."

How Small Groups Help Us Fulfill Our Vision and Mission:

Small groups fulfill every facet of our vision and mission...

REACH: Small groups are a perfect place to introduce a friend to the gospel and to the church family.

TEACH: As groups study and discuss God's Word, disciples grow in their faith and in their knowledge of God's Word.

CONNECT: Small groups are THE BEST place to connect relationally with other believers.

SEND: When people discover genuine, Christ-centered relationships, they want to invite others.

When And Where Do Small Groups Meet:

Small groups meet once per week. They are free to meet at any time and place that works best for the group. You can see a list of current Small Groups here.

What Kind Of Small Groups Do We Have?

We have groups for Young Adults, Ladies, Men, Couples, and Families.

We are fully invested in God's plan for Family Discipleship, laid out in Deuteronomy 6:4-9. We encourage moms and dads to join a family small group with other parents where the whole family fellowships together and grows closer to Christ.


Little Lights Children's Ministry

Our Purpose:

Introduce students to a relationship with Jesus, disciples them in the Word of God, help them develop Christ-centered relationships, and equip them to share the Gospel.

Little Lights meet every Sunday morning at 9am for Sunday School and 10:00am for Children's Worship in the Children's Wing. 

Saltshaker Youth Ministry

Our Purpose:

Call students to a relationship with Jesus, disciple them in the Word of God, help them develop Christ-centered relationships, and equip them to reach their world with the Gospel.

We meet Sundays from 6pm to 8pm in the Family Life Center gym for a hangout time and small groups, and Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm in the Teen Room located in the Family Life Center for worship and teaching.

Follow us on Instagram: @saltshakerym

Sonshiners - Senior's Ministry

The Sonshiners is a ministry focused on connecting and growing relationships between our 50 years of age and older members. This groups takes many fellowship excursions and meets regularly. Its a wonderful way for new friends to get acquainted and old family members to continue rich fellowship.

Noah's Ark Preschool

Noah's Ark is a Christian early learning center located in Cookeville, TN that seeks to provide children with a biblically-based, Christ-centered approach to the most formative years of education. With a program centered on spiritual growth as well as the development of crucial motor, language, fine art and math skills. Noah's Ark Preschool brings the best in Christian education to pre-kindergarten students in the Cookeville area. A skilled and dedicated teaching staff is the heart of Noah's Ark and ensures that each student feels nurtured, loved and challenged to be their very best.

Noah's Ark is called by God to provide a nurturing environment in which the young child feels loved, respected, and valued. Our Christian program is designed to promote the child's development emotionally, mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually.

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