Here's a list of our Life Groups that meet each Sunday morning at 10:00 AM. If you visit us and we cannot direct you to the particular type of class you're looking for we're always open to start a new Life Group to meet the needs of our community.
Sprouts (Infants & Toddlers): 0 - 2 Years of Age -
We have a great nursery for your babies.
Teachers: Pat Craft & Linda Hillman
Location: Room #22 which is located on the 2nd floor of the educational wing in the main church building which is the last room on left.
Pre-Primary Class (3, 4 ,and 5 Year-Old) - Our 2 classes are filled with life, fun, and wonderful activities for the children.
Teachers: Sabra Collins & Ashley Culbertson, Ashley McConnell Clark & Whitney McConnell
Location: Our classes are located in the educational rooms of our main church building beneath our church sanctuary and are held in Room # B-3 and also in Room 100 that are accessed through the back entrance to our church building.
1st & 2nd Grade Class -
Our class has a wonderful time as we gather to study God’s Word.
Teachers: Cindy Finch & Chelsie Cassel
Location: Our class is located in the educational rooms of our main church building beneath our church sanctuary and is Room #B-4 which is the last room on the left.
3rd & 4th Grade Class - Our children are full of life, energy, and an eagerness to experience God
Teachers: Donna Hufnagle & Jan Johnson
Location: Room #33 which is located on the 3rd floor of the educational wing in the main church building.
All God's Children (5th, 6th, & 7th Grades) - All God’s Children’s Class is for all our pre-teens grades 5th, 6th, 7th.
Teachers: Lisa Calhoun & Linda Sikorski
Location: Our class is located in the educational rooms of our main church building beneath our church sanctuary and is Room #B-2 which is the first room on the left.
Grades 8 - 12 -
We are equipping teenagers to love life, Jesus Christ, and one another.
Teachers: Mary Beth Keith
Location: We meet in the basement at the Family Life Center at 10 AM on Sunday mornings. We also meet on Wednesday at 7:00 PM and would like to invite all the youth in our community to join us.
Single Adults -
Single young adults from 18 – 30 years of age.
Teachers: Lenora Dingus Chandler
Location: This is a hybrid class that meets online utilizing Zoom technology and also in person in Room #34 which is located in the educational wing on the 3rd floor of our main church building.
Parents with Children -
Our class is primarily made up of couples who range from their 20’s to their 40’s in age.
Teachers: Kendal Keith & Jennifer Dixon
Location: We meet in the top floor of the Family Life Center.
Parents with Teens -
Ours is a class for parents and grandparents who are raising teenage children.
Teachers: We currently do not have anyone leading this class.
Location: Room #31 on the 3rd floor in the educational wing of our main church building.
Boomers & Empty Nesters -
Our class is somewhat difficult to describe in a few words and is a bit more diverse than the name implies. The age range of our group is typically mid 40’s to mid 60’s, who have lifetimes of experience and have often walked with Christ for many years. Our class setting is enriched by the perspective and understanding that our members freely share concerning the issues we face in life and how we might better serve the cause of Christ.
Teachers: Danny Dixon & Larry Culbertson
Location: Room #1 located in the Ministry Center which is across the street from our main church building. We invite anyone with a passion for understanding and a willingness to openly discuss important Christian principles to join us.
Good Morning Lord -
Our class is a women’s class made up of ladies who are 50 years of age and up.
Teachers: Carolyn Scalf & Terri Gibson
Location: Church Ministry Center Room #2 which is located across the road from our church building.
Sisters of Light -
Our class is made up of of women who are 50 years of age and up.
Teachers: Linda Burke & Sandy Collins
Location: Room #B-7 which is located in the educational rooms of our main church building beneath our church sanctuary.
Sons of Thunder -
Ours is a men’s class made up of men who are 50 years of age and up.
Teachers: Justin Gillenwater, Mark Counts, Roger Collins & Tim Quillen
Location: Room #32 which is located on the 3rd floor of the educational wing in the main church building.
Faithful Followers -
We are a diverse group of adults with varying ages. Come visit and see if this is the class for you. We think you will enjoy the “Through the Bible Class” if your desire is to grow in your knowledge of God (The Father) (The Son) and (The Holy Spirit).
Teachers: Karianne Counts, Myra Hammonds, Thomas Hillman & Rosalie Robinson
Location: Room #21 which is located on the 2nd floor of the educational wing in the main church building which is the first room on left.
Wednesday Night Children's Classes -
We offer three different children's classes on Wednesday nights.
Teachers: Donna Hufnagle, Lenora Dingus Chandler, Karianne Counts, Whitney McConnell, Ashley Clark & Linda Sikorski.
Locations: These classes meet in 3 different locations which include the first and second floors of our church facility and Room #2 of our Ministry Center.
Wednesday Night Youth Class:
Teachers: Mary Beth Keith
Location: We meet in the basement at the Family Life Center and would like to invite all the youth in our community to join us.
Wednesday Night Adult Class: Throughout the year we engage in intense times of bible study that generally focus on current issues, major themes, and other studies that are generally 6 - 12 weeks in length. This is an open forum with tremendous times of interaction and discussion.
Teachers: While our pastor leads the great majority of these studies he also encourages, invites, and utilizes many others to assist in leading individual sessions which introduces us to a variety of teaching styles.
Location: Top floor of our Family Life Center.
If you're a student of the Word who wants to engage in discipleship on an undergraduate or graduate level we are connected with the newly formed Appalachian School of Theology, Inc. Our school is presently offering a Certificate in Biblical Studies based on 30 credit hours of study. We are currently meeting on Monday Nights from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at the Family Life Center of our church. We normally have 15 or more people enrolled each semester and this is a hybrid class that is offered online, utilizing Zoom technology, and also in person. For more information on our school please visit our website at: astincva.org or contact Steve Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at our church office at: 276-479-3222.
Thanks to local pastors and other partners in ministry from sister churches across Virginia we were blessed to add a Regional Resource Library at our Church Campus in 2019.
It is located in Rooms #2 and #3 at our Ministry Center and is open and accessible to students, teachers, pastors, and others in our area who need a quiet place to study with open internet access at their convenience. Please give us a call at our church office for more information and access codes
Vacation Bible School is an annual flagship event for us. And we do bible school in
a big way by offering classes for all age groups. Our 2023 VBS will be held nightly beginning June 18th through June 23rd from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. This is an excellent time to connect with us. Come prepared because you will see our church campus teeming with activity. Our VBS Director is Karianne Counts.