Virtual CONNECT! Small Groups

If you would like to familiarize yourself with how to access Zoom, please click HERE for a tutorial.

Upcoming CONNECT! Opportunities

New Year, New Practices: Incorporating Spiritual Practices Into Your Daily Routines.

Monday Evenings, January 11, 18 & 25 – 7:00 p.m.

Please email dawna@lavernecob.org to register and receive the Zoom link if you can commit to all 3 sessions.

Jesus regularly took time for solitude, silence, prayer, study of the Scriptures and serving with compassion. Spiritual practices are simply a way we live out our faith in our everyday lives. All you need to join this group is an open mind, a desire to explore deeper, and grace for yourself and others as we explore the following topics:

  • What is Spirituality? 
  • Forgiveness
  • Returning to Center

Wednesday Afternoon Book Study (WABS)

Wednesday, January 13 – 4:00 p.m. 

Please join us for WABS as we come together in January to discuss Ken Follett’s new book, The Evening and the Morning, the prequel to his Pillars of the Earth. (Start now; it is wonderfully long!)

Zoom Link: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85643223977?pwd=NUJ0aTNKMFN2Y0x0cEhybUhVQmFXZz09

Having Difficult Conversations About Racism 1.0

Wednesday, January 20  – 6:00 p.m.

Do you struggle to find the right words to have a difficult conversation about racism with family, friends or colleagues?  Consider joining Jonathan Bay, Riley David, Zandra Wagoner and Susan Boyer for this one and a half hour session on conversational strategies.  (This is the beginning session for those who have not participated in the past.)  Email Susan Boyer at susan@lavernecob.org if you would like to participate. She will send you the Zoom link.

Kids’ Birthday Bash via Zoom

Thursday, January 21 from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Many children haven’t been able to celebrate birthdays with friends or family this year. Well, kids, from birth through 5th grade, are invited to sign up for this Birthday Bash where we will celebrate our collective birthdays!  Our time will include a craft, snack, game and Happy Birthday song. It isn’t too late to sign-up! Please sign-up before January 19th!

Click here to sign up: https://form.jotform.com/203516842830049

The Zoom link will be emailed to you after you sign up. 

January Youth Gatherings

Sundays, January – 10, 17, 24 & 31 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Middle and high school students, join us at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday nights for our Youth Gatherings. We play games, check-in with each other and spend some time in spiritual reflection. Join us! Check the monthly family email to access the Zoom link or contact amanda@lavernecob.org 

Bible Study

Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. / Via Zoom. 

Though traditionally a men’s study, during the pandemic everyone is invited. You can join in at:

https://zoom.us/j/92269668780

Hillcrest Chapel VESPERS

Offered Daily at 4:00 p.m.

Vespers are offered daily at 4:00 p.m. online or by telephone. It gives us the opportunity to pray together, hear the Scriptures and a brief message. You can join in at:  

meet.google.com/hge-shyb-fgw.  Or by phone at: 502-518-3164 (PIN: 154095235)

Faith & Film

January 8 & 22 / 1:30 p.m.

Pastor Susan loves to talk about movies and faith and in this group she gets to do both. Pastor Susan chooses the movies.  You watch the movie on your own Netflix or Amazon Prime or Apple TV or whatever livestreaming platform you use.  The group gathers together via Zoom to discuss them.  To join the discussion contact Pastor Susan (susan@lavernecob.org) to get the Zoom invite.

A Time for Prayer, a Time to Share

Sundays / 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Meeting ID: 879 7884 0142

Passcode: 287877

Click here to join

To Call in and Join: Please call 1-669-900-6833 and use the password listed above. (you may be charged based on the rates of your phone service provider)

Prayer is an important and powerful way we can stay connected to each other, even at a distance. We will open by sharing prayer concerns with the group, have a brief time of checking in and the pastor will close us in prayer.

Friendship Class with Al Clark

Sundays / 10:45 a.m. via WebEX

During January Friendship Class continues its exploration of the Medieval World, taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong, Professor of English and Medieval Literature at Purdue University.   Dr. Armstrong, an award-winning lecturer will be presenting such exciting topics as Dress and Fashion, Medieval Medicine, the Black Death and its Effects, and Childhood in the Middle Ages. Everyone is invited to attend one, several, or all of the 45-minute class meetings held each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. 

 The login information is the same every Sunday through December 2020: 


• Meeting link:  https://laverne.webex.com/laverne/j.php?MTID=m395847632f6a949d3b73998fd7271673 
• Meeting number:  133 526 1276 
• Password:  MedWorTo122720 

Join by phone:

 1-650-479-3207 Call-in number (US/Canada)

 Access code: 133 526 1276 

If you would like to participate, send an email to office@lavernecob.org , providing your email address and Al will add you to the list of invitees.