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Growth Groups are communities of 8-15 people who gather to encourage each other, grow spiritually, and serve together. 



Sunday Morning Growth Group

Sundays @ 10:00 a.m.

Everyone is invited to this Bible study. This semester we will explore the life of Peter and his teaching in 1 Peter. Childcare is provided. Contact Bill & Jeanne Morris:



Chinese Sunday Growth Groups

Sundays @ 11:30 a.m.

The Chinese Ministry gathers for lunch to discuss the sermon followed by Bible studies. Contact Lily Soh: or Chung & Rebecca Hsu:


International Women’s Group

Sundays @ 1:00 p.m.

Are you looking for a diverse community of women filled with love and care?  This fall we will discuss the book  “Finding the Will of God.” Contact Evie Hopkins:


Grace Based Parenting

Sundays @ 3:30 p.m.

This group is forming to build community and seek God’s will for our families by studying “Grace Based Parenting” by Tim Kimmel. Childcare provided! Contact LexieMullins:


Prayer Warriors

Sundays @ 7:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to this prayer gathering to worship, share praises, pray for each other, and intercede for FBC’s mission partners around the world. Call Ron Loescher: 413-253-9728.


Search the Scriptures

Mondays @ 6:30 p.m.

Search the Scriptures welcomes everyone seeking to dig deeper  into the Bible in supportive community. This fall we’ll study the Gospel of Mark. Contact Sue Dierks:


How to Study the Bible

Tuesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

This 8-week SALT class builds skills to accurately interpret the Bible. SALT classes offer in-depth teaching and leader training. Taught by Greg Mozel. Register at:   


Women’s Prayer Group

Thursdays @ 9:00 a.m. 

Come share coffee and friendship while studying “The Power of a Praying Woman.” Childcare is provided. Contact Caroline: or Sally:


Chinese Friday Night Group

Fridays @ 6:00 p.m.

The Chinese Ministry starts with dinner together after a week     of work or school followed by worship and small group classes. Contact Pastor Lily Soh:  


Band of Brothers

Saturdays @ 8:00a.m.

Band of Brothers are men helping each other to honor God as husbands, fathers, friends, employees, etc. We especially pray for each other. Contact Jerry Gates:


Living Faith Group

Saturdays @ 10:15 a.m. 

This group of primarily grad students and young adults from many nations meets to build Christian faith that works in our daily life. Contact Shuiyao Huang:


Sticky Faith Parenting Class

November 3, 10,17

How can our kids’ faith stick for a lifetime? This 3-week class uses research from “Sticky Faith” to help parents spiritually nurture kids. Contacts: and




Amherst College Growth Group

Thursdays @ 9:00 p.m.

Amherst students meet in Chapin Lounge to nurture relationships grounded in Christ and study Scripture together. Contact Scarlet Im or Eric Cheung: or Haram Hwang:


Mt. Holyoke College Group

Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m. 

The Moho women celebrate God’s transforming love and grow in Christ together. We meet in North Mandelles 202. Contact Libby: or Savannah:  


Smith College Growth Group

Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m.

Smith women meet in Helen Hills Chapel to delve into God’s Word and wrestle with how faith guides our lives. Contact Emily Bae: or Yael Tsitohay:   


UMass Men’s Growth Group

Thursdays @ 7:30 p.m. 

UMass men are invited to get together in the Isenberg Atrium to help each other grow into godly men. Contact Sung-Bin Yun: or Justin Alfonse:


 UMass Women’s Growth Group

Thursdays @ 7:30 p.m.

UMass women gather in the Campus Center to study Scripture and discuss relevant topics to encourage each other to grow in our faith. Contact Naomi Desilets:  


FBC College offers Agape Worship on Saturday night, community connection events, weekend retreats,

and community service. You can learn more about the FBC college ministry at:



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