MINISTRIES

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) 710-7079

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) 710-7079 for more details. 

Embrace Life Hardy is a branch from Embrace Grace that focuses on single mothers or women in difficult in relationships. This is geared toward any woman or 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) 710-7079

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) 710-7079. 

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. 

Prayer Group

Safe Night Ministries is a support group for women who are or have been victims of Domestic Violence. This group meets on Thursday Nights at the church at 6:00 p.m. Please contact Karen Bagwell at 870-847-4338 for more details. 

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.

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Sunday Night Bible Study is led by Joey Gaskins. The group meets every Sunday Night at 5:00 at the church. Call (870) 710-7079 for more details. 

Prayer Team: Abundant Life Church has an active prayer team. If you need prayer please contact Reba at (870) 710-7079. 

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. Our women's group is led by Meg Barnes and Karen Bagwell. 

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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.