M i S S I O N S
Welcome to Connection Church M-Groups!
We thrive on connectivity – the activity of connection. Here you can connect with local, national, or international opportunities to connect others with Jesus for life because we know Jesus changes everything.
C O M M U N I T I E S
We are Community Builders and partner with numerous local ministries who serve the people of Columbia and Maury County.
C I T I E S - L O C A L
P a r t n e r s h i p s
Pay Grace Forward is a Christian nonprofit ministry whose purpose is to provide a viable alternative to predatory lending in Maury County. The ministry financial counseling and mentoring with low-interest loans from local banks. Our goal is to help clients escape the "debt trap" of payday lenders, reestablish credit and develop a banking relationship with a traditional lender.
The Tennessee Baptist Mission Board oversees the daily operation of the missions and ministry activities of the network of churches that make up the Tennessee Baptist Convention. More than 3,000 churches are a part of that network, serving together through Cooperative Programs giving, the Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions and the ministries of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board to reach Tennessee, reach the nations and change the world with the message that Jesus changes everything.
Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ, committed to helping fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them out to win and build others; and helping the Body of Christ do evangelism and discipleship. Mary Rose is currently ministering at college campuses in Boston, MA to serve and connect international students to Jesus.
1. Lead a team or volunteer to go on a short-term mission trip to Boston, MA
2. Sign up for Mary's newsletter and pray for their needs.
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Guatemala Missions: Connection Church partners with Shalom Baptist Church in Guatemala City, Guatemala to connect people with Jesus. Our goal is to come alongside the local church in the community of Las Conchas to share the gospel, care for the sick, and facilitate community development projects to establish a God centric resource in that community. For more information visit their Facebook Page.
1. Volunteer to go on a short-term mission trip - September/October 2023
Sign-up deadline: June 20th, 2023
Training starts in July
2. Prayer to grow the kingdom throughout Guatemala through Shalom Church in Guatemala City and in Los Conchas, Guatemala
3. Financial giving through Connection Church
Contact: Crystal Waller.
G u a t e m a l a M i s s i o n T R IP
Trip Dates: Sat, Oct. 14 – Sat, Oct. 21
Trip Sign up deadline: July 16th
Deposit deadline: July 30th $300 non-refundable
Airline Tickets purchased – August 1
Trip Estimated Minimum Cost: $2,500 (including in country transportation, flight, lodging, travel, insurance, *food).
*Not included: 1) Food & souvenirs on 10/14 travel day and 10/20 Rest Day 2) Funds for projects. 3) Immunizations
Project Budget: TBD (construction, leadership training materials, evangelism materials + children's ministry materials)
Mandatory Prep Meetings: Start August 6th 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Meeting schedule: 8/6, 8/20, 9/17, 10/8.
Minimum Age: Without a Parent-Age 18, with a Parent-Age 15
Maximum Group Size: 15 people
Immunizations are required but the cost is not including in the estimated trip cost. Will discuss in prep training.
Hope for The World Foundation's mission is to reach people for Christ by providing basic physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through mentoring, discipling, and most of all, loving people right where they are when they need it most. Connection Church has participated in short-term mission trips in Albania and other nations in the Balkin Islands.
1. Volunteer to go on a short-term mission trip.
Trip 1: Date June 17th-Jun 26th
Sign up Deadline: March 31
Training begins: April
Deposit Due: by 3-31 amount $250
Total balance due: June 9th
Contact: Pastor Eric email@example.com
Trip 2: Date June 24th-July 31st
Sign up Deadline: April 30th
Training begins: May
Deposit Due: by 4-30 amount $250
Total balance due: July 10th
Contact: Pastor Brian firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Financial giving through Connection Church
Contact: Eric Nichols.
Your consistent prayer matters for missions at Connection Church.
Pray for those who serve and volunteer with our local partnerships.
Pray for those who serve throughout our state and country.
Pray for our international partners.
Pray for those who go on a mission trip from Connection Church. And perhaps as you pray, you may even feel the Holy Spirit nudging you to join the next mission trip.
As a Family Focused congregation, Connection Church encourages you and your family to serve in the M-Groups by volunteering, praying, financially supporting, and going on mission with us!