When Jesus is the center of our life and we make church a priority, we begin to desire to connect with those that make up His church. We are now waist deep. // Waist Deep // represents coming to a place of maturity so we can impact those around us. When we grow in our walk with Jesus we recognize God wants our relationships to go beyond Sunday morning acquaintances. We believe that discipleship happens best in circles not rows. One way we develop who we are in Christ is through these relationships, where we are challenged by others to grow and mature. This is why we believe in Connect Groups.

At Columbia Heights Assembly we believe that discipleship happens best in circles not rows. God created us for relationships and we want to provide you with a space where relationships can grow.

Our connect Groups are what we call the small groups within our church and we believe it is the easiest way to better connect with others. Our groups meet together in a home setting where participants can make friends and grow spiritually.

Each Connect Group will meet two times a month at a host home.  They start in February to June and September to December. Our desire is to have a group for everyone, so each group can be directed for different ages, seasons of life, or a desire to study a particular topic together. We know that relationships take time and because our desire is to grow relationships, each group meeting will usually last at least two hours.
Every February and September our groups will start a new topic and we would love to have you join a group. Our hearts are for you to connect and grow with those in our church family.

Curriculum: open transparent life conversations from topics ranging from time with God, finances, conflict despoliation, “speaking each others languages”, sex, life balance and so much more. We apply scriptures and pray.

David and Cierra 

Time: 6pm

Day: Every Other Friday 

If you're a mom who needs a tribe to come around you and do life together with you, our group is for you! We will be reading the book, Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp.  All children are welcome so there is never a dull moment Tuesday Mornings!
Alyssa Sturgeon 
Time: 9:30 am
Day: Tuesdays

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 Jill McCann & Aleta Guinto.

This group is intended for ladies to grow together over great teachings, amazing food, and meaningful conversations. 
We are a fellowship group who desires to share life with one another. If you're looking for deep and meaningful connections then we're the group for you. 

Dan and Debbie Hiatt
Mike and Cindy

Time:  5pm
Day: 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month
Location: Rotate
Chazown is the Hebrew word for vision, and it's what God had in mind for you when you were created. Discovering your chazown starts with examining your core values, spiritual gifts, and past experiences. These three areas will help you identify common themes, bring clarity to your unique passions, and lead you to the purpose God has just for you. The best part is that you can start planning your next steps toward pursuing God's vision—His chazown—for your life today!

Kent and Pam Doehne

Time: 7pm

Place: Doehne's house

Day: Every Sunday

This group is for those who are looking for meaningful connections  and new friendships with other believers.  We will  be reading and discussing the book Epic Faith by Marty Myer. Each meeting you can expect a time full of connection, games, and meaningful conversations.

Amanda Kandle
Time: 7pm
Place: Amanda's House  
Day: Every Other Thursday Night.
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Brad and Patti Thorstenson 

We are currently doing a book study on the book Teach Us to Pray by Correy Russell. We come together each week and share what parts of the book spoke to us, what we are learning from God's word, and then we have a time of worship and prayer together.

Traci Wood 

Time: 9:30 am & 6:30 pm
Day: Every Thursday Location: Traci's House
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Wes McCutcheon 
Time:9 AM-11 AM
Place: McCutcheon House
Day:  First or Second Saturday of each month.
House rules: Please leave shoes at the doors.
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This group is designed for fathers who have a desire to strengthen their family by  building their own  relationship God.  Our desire is that we can grow together and become godly leaders within our family.

Levi Sturgeon

Time: 3pm

Day: Every Wednesday

Location: Virtual Zoom

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We all want to be more at peace, to be happier and healthier, but we often don't know how to go about it. Everything we try seems to fall short of true change. Dr. Caroline Leaf knows that we cannot change anything until we change our thinking. This follow-up to her bestselling book will help readers apply the science and wisdom of Switch On Your Brain to their daily lives so that they can detox their thinking and experience improved happiness and health.

Patti Thorstenson



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