Abundant Life Church has several ministries for you and your family to get involved in. We feel strongly about encouraging community and creating a body of ministry minded individuals. For more information about any of the ministries you see listed below please contact us at 870-856-3764. 

Embrace Grace is a support group created for the purpose of providing emotional, practical and spiritual support for single, young girls that find themselves with an unplanned pregnancy. We want to encourage and love on these courageous mothers. Embrace Grace meets every Tuesday (during the semester) at 6 p.m. at Abundant Life Church. The ministry is led by Emily Shackelford. Please contact 870-758-0098 or 870-856-3764 for more details. 

Embrace Life Hardy is a branch from Embrace Grace that focuses on single mothers. This is geared toward any single mother who seeks support and friendship. The class is offered every Tuesday at 6 p.m. (during the semester) at Abundant Life Church. For more information please contact Reba Johnson at 870-856-3764.

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. Built around a 13-week video curriculum, GriefShare support groups meet weekly to help you face the challenges of grief and move from mourning to joy. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life. For more information please contact 870-856-3764. 

Men’s Ministry: The Men’s Group meets the second Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast and bible study. The men’s group is led by George Weir

Missions: Abundant Life Church is active in supporting missions and we feel this is an important part of our ministry. We currently support 12 missionaries from 12 different countries.

Youth Group: The Abundant Life Youth Group meets every Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m. The youth director is Mark Leite. His vision is to create community within the youth and a safe environment for the teens to learn about Jesus. 

Senior’s Ministry: The Senior’s Group meets on a monthly basis to fellowship with those that are still “young at heart.” They have a monthly meal the second Sunday of the month immediately following the church service. 


Little Women taught by Haley French. Middle School age 5th-8th grade girls bible study meets on Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m. 

Freedom Session: A healing discipleship journey that uncovers the root pain in our lives and invites Jesus Christ to heal those areas in our hearts. The sessions deal with issues such as abuse and various addictions.

Boys at School

Little Men taught by Jake French. Middle School age 5th-8th grade boys meets Wednesday Nights at 6:00. 

Prayer Team: Abundant Life Church has an active prayer team. The prayer team is led by Judy Trivett The prayer team meets every Saturday at the church for an hour of prayer at 6 p.m.

Waterside Women

We have an active women's ministry. The women meet monthly for prayer and fellowship. The women also provide numerous help and outreach ministries. For more information call our women's leader Kasy Cates at 870-751-0679.

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Children's Ministry: We have weekly classes for our K-4 age children. The children meet Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Meg Barnes heads our children's ministry. Our curriculum is bible based and we strive to raise adults who are actively walking out their faith in the Lord.