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Small Groups at SunRise

Take a class at SunRise! There are many to choose from! We have women's and men's groups, children & youth groups, Bible studies, book clubs, and much more. Some classes meet in homes, others at the church - but all focus on great biblical teaching.

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For questions about any class, please contact Jennifer Glenn at or 636-978-2727 ext 109.

Walk-ins are always welcome.

Childcare is provided for every class held at the church unless otherwise indicated. We ask for a small donation to help with the cost.

All classes meet weekly from September to May unless indicated.


9:15 – 10:15 AM – Faith Builders – This group is led by Eric Hamrick. They are currently studying The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis. Faith Builders meets year round in Room 204.

9:15 – 10:15 AM – Ted’s Bible StudyThis group is led by Tara Hale and Rick Oliver and this fall they will be studying My Life is Not My Own by Bill Bright. Ted’s Bible Study meets year round in Room 212.

6:00 – 6:45 PM – Children’s Choir – Children ages Preschool – 1st grade and 2nd – 5th grades are welcome to join our children’s choirs. Rehearsals are on Sunday nights when the Youth group meets for worship. They meet in Room 113. Contact Barb Mitchell for more details –

7:00 AM – Men's Coffee Group – This men's group meets at the Starbucks on Highway K & Laura Hill Road on Monday mornings. They meet for coffee & fellowship while studying a relevant men's Bible study or curriculum.
9:15 – 11:30 AM – Women of Faith – WOF is led by Karen Stein and is studying Children of the Day by Beth Moore. They meet in Room 212. Childcare not provided.


9:30 – 11:00 AM – SISTERS – These ladies meet in Room 215 and are studying Hebrews by Lisa Harper. SISTERS focuses on fellowship, prayer, and lifting one another up while discussing undemanding curriculum in a relaxed environment. Come see what we are about!
9:30 – 11:00 AM – Women on Wednesdays – WOW is led by Pam Engelhard & Julie Gawedzinski. This fall, they are studying Malachi by Lisa Harper. The WOW ladies gather to strengthen their faith through the in-depth study of God's Word. Meetings are held in the Celebration Space.

6:45 – 8:00 PM – Manly Men’s Group – Men, you are invited to join the “MANLY MEN” Bible study starting Sept 10 @ 6:30PM in Room 204, lead by Ed Collie. They are studying Irvin Baxter’s insightful commentary on world events, history and how he believes they relate to Biblical prophecy.  Some topics include: United States in the Bible?, New World Order, Islam, Israel’s God given destiny, Holy Roman Empire Reborn, The second coming, to name a few. All are welcome, you do not have to be SunRise affiliated!

7:00 PM – Booklights Book Club – This ladies group meets at the St. Louis Bread Co on Highway K the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The book changes monthly, with December's selection being The Christmas Pony by Melody Carlson.  January's selection is Every Waking Moment by Chris Fabry. February's selection is Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris.

6:30 – 8:00 PM – Kindergarten & First Grade Bible Study – Your K-1st grader can join us every Wednesday night for kid’s Bible Study in Room 113. Contact Melissa Nilges, Children’s Ministry Coordinator, at
6:30 – 8:00 PM – Second through Fifth Grade Bible Study – Children in grades 2 – 5 can join us every Wednesday night for kid’s Bible Study in Room 215. Contact Barb Mitchell, Children’s Ministry Director, at

Wednesday Youth Groups (6:30 – 8:00 PM)
Mid High Girls – Rm 111 – Catherine Merseal & Laurie  Perkins
Mid High Boys – Rm 203 – Andy Newman
8th Grade Girls – Café – Rm 202 - Julie Gawedzinski  & Ashley Jacobs
9th & 10th Grade Boys – Rm 114 – Mike Smith & Ben Beussink
9th & 10th Grade Girls – Rm 212 – Linda Wadkowski & Angela Schnell

7:00 – 8:30 PM – Working Women’s Bible Study – Facilitated by Christy Parks & Diane Mallinson, these ladies meet every other Thursday of each month in room 204. Join them in an atmosphere of love, fellowship, and support as they study God’s Word together and learn to practically apply it to their busy lives. They are currently studying Bad Girls of the Bible By Liz Curtis Higgs. Childcare not provided. Fall Dates are September 11 & 25, October 9 & 23, and November 6 & 20.
7:00 – 8:30 – 11th & 12th Grade Bible Study – Join our upper classmen as they dive deeper into their faith together. For location information contact Pastor Troy Merseal @ 636-978-2727.

6:30 AM – Men’s Breakfast Group
This group of men meet year round at the IHOP on Hwy K for fellowship and breakfast.
They are studying Disciplines of a Godly Man by R. Kent Hughes.