Connect Groups

Get Connected!

Interested in leading a Connect Group? These groups are a safe, noninvasive way to get to know each other and invite new people to Judah. Look below for examples of previous groups! If you would like to HOST a connect group please sign up below. 

Connect Groups Winter Session

Interested in leading a Connect Group? These groups are a safe, noninvasive way to get to know each other and invite new people to Judah. The Summer Session of 2023 Connect Groups will be from June 5th through July 29th and will meet regularly with the goal of building connections, growing in the faith and ultimately doing life together! If you would like to HOST a Connect Group please click here to sign up on Ministry1app. (You can review the list below to see previous CONNECT Groups as well as our CONNECT Teams!)

Connect Teams

CAFE with CECE MCEWAN – Join the friendly ladies of our Judah Cafe Team who serve coffee and treats before and after Sunday services!

CLEANING TEAM with SERGIO KELLY – If you enjoy cleaning and taking care of God’s house, consider joining the Cleaning Team to assist in weekly upkeep at Judah!

EVENT TEAM with ERIN COTHERN - Join us to decorate the big & small events at Judah throughout the year! If you have a creative eye, this is the perfect place to use your gifts with a team!

HELPING HANDS with MS. VERN – Located in Groveland, our ministry team gives out food and necessities to those in need. Join us the fourth Saturday of each month in Groveland to be a part!

INTERCESSORY PRAYER  with DR. BARBARA – Our Intercessory Prayer Team meets every Sunday before service to pray together. We would love to have you sign up and meet us for prayer every week.

JUDAH KIDZ with NATALIE ACOSTA – If you are called to change the lives of our little ones and our future leaders, then come be a part of Kidz Church! There is a variety of areas to serve, whether that’s teaching kids or being extra eyes and ears during games! Age ranges 0-12. SUNDAYS 10:00AM Age ranges 0-12.

JUDAH REACH OUT with JIMMY AND ERIN COTHERN - If you are in need of assistance or would like to volunteer, join us for our monthly Judah Reach Out on the third Saturday of every month! We have the opportunity to meet, pray with, and give out food to those in need in our community!

MEDIA TEAM with TANT SHELTON – Are you interested in running cameras, computers, live streaming, and all things media? Consider joining our Media Team. SUNDAYS 9:30AM JUDAH CHURCH

MEN'S FIGHT CLUB (MFC) with PASTOR ANGEL ALOYO, MANNY BUISSON, BERNARD HAYES, STEPHEN GOSSE and PASTOR MARK SHOREY. MFC is a Men’s Ministry for Judah Church. It is for Men of all ages. Join us for some awesome events of fellowship, food, and devotion. 1 Timothy 6:12 “…fight the good fight of faith.”

PRODUCT TEAM with MS GEE COWAN – If you are looking for an opportunity to serve at Judah Church and you enjoy helping people, we invite you join our Product Team! We  serve on weekly rotations Sunday mornings before and after church in the Judah Store. We would love to have you on our team! SUNDAYS 9:30AM JUDAH CHURCH

SAFETY/PARKING LOT TEAM with JENNIFER BAGBY – This team is for anyone interested in the safety of our facility, from parking lot to the back hall, our Security Team works to protect and watch over every attendee at Judah! SUNDAYS 9:30AM JUDAH CHURCH

SIGN LANGUAGE TEAM with MELONIE PLEASANTS – If you are gifted in sign language, join this team as we serve the hearing impaired in our Sunday Services. SUNDAYS 9:30AM JUDAH CHURCH

USHERS & GREETERS with KEITH BRITTEN Every Sunday, this team serves from the front doors to the altars! We usher in people, make guests feel welcome, help people find a place to sit, and make sure every detail of  Sunday service flows seamlessly for all who attend. Sign up to serve! SUNDAYS 10AM

WELCOME CENTER with CAROLYNN GREP – If you love helping people, sign up to serve in our Welcome Center! We help people find what they’re looking for at Judah!

WORSHIP TEAM with Pastor Seth J. Elbe – If you can sing, we invite you to join the Judah Choir! Come out Monday nights for music rehearsals to learn knew music and be a part of our amazing Praise and Worship Family!

Connect Groups

ANOINTED SNIPERS with ZO COOPER – Want to learn about gun safety? Sign up to learn the in-and-outs of weapon operations, practical care for your tool, shooting techniques, target practice and more! DATE & TIME TBA (Zoom and In-Person)

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH with MAGDALUZ SEGUI – We will learn and be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic words, phrases, and questions about oneself and personal experiences in Spanish. Wednesday at 7:00PM. In person and via ZOOM.

COOKING & SEWING with HORMELA BASDEO – Want to learn more about cooking and sewing? Our group is open to EVERYONE! DATE & TIME TBA

EFFECTUAL FERVENT PRAYER ON PURPOSE with RAQUEL NEGRON - Using Susie Larson's book, Your Beautiful Purpose: Discovering and Enjoying What God Can Do Through You, we will stand together, pray together, and spur each other on as we consider God's beautiful purpose and plan for each of our lives. Wednesdays at 7:00PM via Zoom.

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT with SUSAN BLKE - A mini bible study to explore the Fruit of the Spirit, and to laugh, to love, and to live in God’s Spirit! Thursdays 7:00PM via ZOOM and a couple of in-person meetings.

JOY with DR. RON KENOLY – Every Friday, our JOY Group meets on campus at 10:30AM! If you’re a senior – or consider yourself a Just Older Youth – join us once a week with Dr. Ron Kenoly for coffee, treats, fellowship, and an awesome Word! What better way to start your Friday mornings than together at JUDAH!

JUDAH FIT NUTRITION COACHING with CHIQUITA NICOLE CHAMBERS - We plan to meet every week via Zoom to educate participants on how to eat for their personal goals. This includes meal tracking, education on food groups, protein, macros and more! Let’s learn, grow and even lose weight by eating what’s best to fuel our bodies in Jesus’ name! Saturdays at 11am Via ZOOM (LAST SESSION: in person).

JUDAH YOUNG ADULTS with FRED AND SHANDA – Between work, school, family, and everyday obligations, it can be hard to find time for fun and friends. JYA is an easy but impactful way to make connections! If you’re between the ages of 18 and 35ish, follow us on Facebook and IG for our quarterly events and hangouts! FB: Judah Young Adults // IG: Judah_YA

MOTHERS WHO PRAY with TONYA PORTER-CONNELLY – There is power in prayer! Praying Mothers/Mother figures is all about coming together and praying for our children, whether they are young or grown. Thursdays 7PM to 8PM

NORMALIZE PURITY with LATOYA LINDSEY - A group to build community for those who are practicing abstinence, wanting to practice abstinence and just interested in learning more about purity. Thursdays 7:00PM both in-person and ZOOM.

PURPOSE DRIVEN with EDNA VELEZ – This is a Social and Bible Study Group. We will be using the book by Rick Warren: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR. Older adults both women and men, join us Friday nights at my home in Clermont FL.

SHULAMITES with WANDA WILLIAMS – Hey ladies! We will be reading and discussing a book entitled ‘Hinds Feet on High Places.’ It is a beautiful allegory dramatizing the yearning of God’s children to be led to new heights of love, joy, and victory! We meet Sunday mornings at Judah Church 9:00 -9:45.

SINGLE MOM SUPPORT (SMS) with KARA PETERSON -  This will be a group that discusses tools, challenges, perspectives and deals with the realities facing single moms.  Each week the leader will raise a topic and share from experience and open it up discussion to the group for sharing before ending in a time of prayer together. Via ZOOM.

SPREAD THE WORD THROUGH MUSIC with ISAIAH SIMMONS - Spread The Word Through Music will be a connect group where we will use and dissect praise and worship songs to spread the Gospel. Fridays 4PM-5PM via ZOOM.

SUNDAY DINNER with MONIQUE SIROIS – A time of food, fellowship and games starting 4PM on Sundays! (Zoom also available! In-person will be near Leesburg area.)

TONGUES OF FIRE with THE GOSSE Family – 3-7 minutes of speaking with tongues of fire and drinking from the fountain of living water. We will meet via ZOOM on Thursday’s at 6:33OPM!

TRY IT AGAIN, JUST IN KAYCE with NATASHA PAYNE/ AND CAROLYN GREP – This is a group of women, any age, reminding each other that there is Purpose in You! Join us and learn about finding yourself, overcoming rejection, self-care, love, boundaries and more! Mondays 7:00PM ZOOM (some in-person meetings as well!)

USHERS & GREETERS with KEITH BRITTEN – Every Sunday, this team serves from the front doors to the altars! We usher in people, make guests feel welcome, help people find a place to sit, and make sure every detail of  Sunday service flows seamlessly for all who attend. Sign up to serve! SUNDAYS 10AM

WIDOW’S EMBRACE with ODETTE GREY – This is an incredible Support Group for widows! Join us for a safe place to discuss their healing process with other widows. Thursdays 7:00PM on Zoom.

WRITER’S BLOCK with CHARLA GIRTMAN - Write down Wednesdays! Calling all creators! From novelist to social media managers & everything in between.  Are you looking for a time to write? Or a group of folks to help hold you accountable?  Join us for a dedicated time to work on your craft.  We will spend some time discussing the book 'How to write a book in 7 day! Then we'll turn on a timer & create.  For 7 weeks we will take a chapter & follow the steps for preparation, THEN you can choose to join the 7 day challenge & see what you create. Wednesdays at 7:30PM via ZOOM.