Community Groups

Jack and Emma Newman

Jack and Emily Newman have been married for 7 years and have three young sons. Their group of young couples with kids meets in their home of second and fourth Thursday of every month. Ladies meet on the first Thursday and men on the fourth Thursday. Jack can be contacted at or (404) 213-4945. No childcare provided. 


Phil and Carol

Phil and Carol Friesen lead group that meets in Acworth on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9:15 at the Walters' home (4747 Boxwood Lane). It's a wonderfully mixed and varied group of married couples, with a broad age range (from early 30's to retirees). There's a lot of humility, laughter and tears, encouragement and biblical wisdom shared in this group from years of walking with the Lord through the joys and difficulties of life. We would be delighted to have you join us as we grow together to love and trust our Savior more deeply! Please contact Phil at (770) 617-2840 or Carol (470) 2391262 or email 


Francesca and Josiah

Josiah and Francesca Battaglia welcome couples of all ages in the parenting stage of life to visit their community group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in their Canton home. They have been married for 12 years and have 3 children. Contact Josiah at or (770) 560-9235 for directions or more information. No childcare provided.



Glenn and Joy

Glenn and Joy Page lead a diverse group of families (of all ages) and singles. The Pages have been married for 35 years and have 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren. Their group meets on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at noon in the Pages' home at 5019 Willow Creek Dr. Woodstock, 30188. Group meetings start with a meal, including kids, followed by fellowship, Bible discussion and prayer. For additional information, please contact Glenn at (770) 560-0729 and or Joy at (678) 522-3235 and pagemom5@gmail.



Chris and Emily 

Chris and Emily Wood have been married for 6 years and are expecting their third child in September. They serve as new community group leaders to a group of young marrieds and meet in their home at 1911 Kemp Road in Marietta on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. Please contact Chris at or at (678) 773-7733. (If you are in need of childcare, contact Chris.) 


Katie and Jason

Jason and Katie Battaglia lead a mixed group of singles and young marrieds with kids. They meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month in their home (1410 Ridgeway Drive, Acworth). Jason and Katie have been married for 10 years and have four children. To visit this group, contact or 770-560-1792. No childcare provided. 



Houston and Sarah


Houston and Sarah Rutledge lead a brand new community group in their Woodstock. They are excited to welcome their first child. he whole group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, with ladies on the first Wednesays and guys on the third. Contact Houston for more information at (706) 459-7730 or