Connect Groups

Connecting to LIFE on purpose is a necessity for growth, change, and fulfillment in our Christian lives. Our connect groups offer an amazing opportunity to connect to Jesus and to Godly people. Join one today and allow your connection with people to push you even closer to God and your purpose-filled destiny. Proverbs 27:17 – “You use steel to sharpen steel; and one friend sharpens another.” MSG

Connect Group dates:

Men’s Breakfast of Champions

Description:  Men, it’s time to “huddle up” over a hot breakfast and build stronger relationships with one another. This is a great opportunity to bring your unsaved guy friends and family members to talk life and eat some delicious food!

Co-leaders: Matt Neff & Pastor Todd

Day/Time: Saturdays 7am (Feb 25, Mar 11, 25, Apr 8, 22)

Location: IHOP, 40 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville 43082

Ages: 18+ (men, single or married)

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group

THE REAL: Real Life – Real People

Description: We’re excited to get all of our young adults together to meet new people and build our relationships. If you are between the ages of 18-35, please join us every other week as we seek God in a fun and social environment!

Co-Leaders: Jake Stimmel & Hannah Hearnsberger

Day/Time: TBD (every other week)

Location: Varies

Ages: 18-35 (Singles & Dating Couples)

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group

Note: See “THE REAL: Real Life – Real People” Facebook page for complete details of locations, dates and times

4:12 Students

Description: 1 Timothy 4:12 [NIV] – “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”  If you’re a junior or senior high student, get ready to come together for a fun time of games and activities.  Not only will there be time for fun and creating relationships, but also a time for a short devotion geared toward this age group!

Co-Leader: Hannah Hearnsberger

Day/Time: Wednesdays 6:30pm

Location: Varies

Ages: 12-18

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group

Note: See the “4:12 Students” Facebook page for complete details of locations

Faith 101

Description: Whether you are new to faith, or you are a veteran of the faith, we want to study the Word of God and real life testimonies to learn more about how faith works.

Leader: Jennie Wright

Day/Time: Tuesdays 7pm

Location: Columbus 43235

Ages: 18+ (men & women, married or single)

Childcare: No

Category: Study Group

Financial Peace University – Dave Ramsey

Description: In this 9-week group, learn Dave Ramsey’s seven easy-to-follow “Baby Steps” to get out of debt and make a plan for your money. We will also include 16 weeks of online lesson-viewing access, our premium budgeting tool, plus more! We want to use these proven methods to help you win financially!

Leader: Erika Holley

Day/Time: Sundays 3pm

Location: AOH Campus

Ages: 18+  (men & women, married or single)

Childcare: No

FPU Member Kit: $93.00 per couple/individual + shipping (order kit online at

Category: Interest Group

Living Life By God’s Design

Description: Learn how to eat and live naturally in our toxic world! There will be a special time for those who are dealing with health issues and needing support. Let’s achieve wellness together!

Leader: Share Hruska

Day/Time: Saturdays 10am

Location: Delaware 43015

Ages: 18+ (women only, married or single)

Childcare: No

Category: Support Group

The Big WHY? – Finding Purpose

Description: Why was I created? What is my purpose? We will dig deep into your personality, giftings, and strengths and discuss how our thoughts and habits determine our future. This class will give you stepping stones to reaching your full potential in God.

Leader: Pastor Stephanie

Day/Time: Wednesdays 7pm

Location: AOH Campus

Ages: 18+ (men & women, married or single)

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group

Sunday Prayer Group

Description: Join us Sunday mornings for corporate prayer.  In our war room, our battle plan is to pray without ceasing.  We fight by putting on the whole armor of God, and then we trust. Having done all this, we stand.  Change begins with the power of prayer!

Leader: Share Hruska

Day/Time: Sundays 8:55-9:25am (ongoing all year round)

Location: AOH Prayer Room

Ages: All Ages

Childcare: No

Category: Prayer Group

Parenting Like A BOSS

Description: This class will equip parents with effective leadership and communication tools that will aide them in becoming even greater parents and leaders in their homes, communities, churches and beyond. By the end of the session, every parent will have successfully raised their level of effectiveness as a parent and will have built a greater connection with their child, teen or adult.  

Leader: Kenston Henderson

Day/Time: 6:45-8pm

Location: Shepard Library, 850 N Nelson Rd., Columbus 43219

Age Group: 18+ (Parents, married or single)

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group

Painting The Town Red…With Love

Description:  Calling all married couples to get away from the kids and the hustle and bustle of life.  Join us every other week at different local restaurants for a night of food and fun in a relaxing social environment!

Leaders: Pastors Todd & Stephanie

Day/Time: Saturdays 5pm (March 4, 18 & April 1, 15)

Location: Varies (contact church office for locations)

Age Group: 18+

Childcare: No

Category: Interest Group


March 4 – Donato’s Pizza, 1263 Cameron Ave, Lewis Center 43035

March 18 – Steak N’ Shake,1880 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus 43240

April 1 – O’Charley’s, Polaris Towne Center, 1425 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus 43240

April 15 – Longhorn Steakhouse, 4950 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna 43230


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