Fall 2021 groups

Women's Groups:


Sparkle is a group for women of all ages! We meet on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm in Oriental. We will begin our fall semester study in October. For more information about Sparkle, the host's home address, or the start date, email Debra Dammeyer at selah380@gmail.com

Moms on Mission

M.O.M. is a group for all moms—single or married, who have kids of any age! We meet on Thursdays at 6PM in New Bern. Our fall semester study will be “Get Out of Your Head” by Jennie Allen. For more information about Moms on Mission, email Penny White at pennyjwhite@hotmail.com.


Are you a woman who wants to learn how to navigate through life’s toughest battles and still feel like an overcomer? If so, we hope you will join us on Tuesdays at 6:30PM. Our fall semester study will be “Lose Control” by Shannon Hoffpauir. For more information about Overcomer, email Haley Salmons at haleysalmonss@gmail.com.

This group meets at Haley’s house on Olympia Rd—contact Haley for the address.

Men's Groups:

Band of Brothers

Calling all men! Come and join us for our Band of Brothers D-Group. We meet every Thursday at 6:30PM, except for the third Thursday of the month when we attend our Gatekeeper Men’s Ministry. During the fall semester we will be studying the book of James together. For more information about Band of Brothers, email Jim Kachur at jmkachur@gmail.com.

By the River

By the River is a group for all men where we meet…by the river…in Oriental! Join us on Tuesdays at 11AM as we study “Experiencing God” by Henry Blackaby. For more information about By the River, email Eric Dammeyer at selah380@gmail.com.

Co-Ed Groups:

Unto Others

Unto Others is a group for everyone- men or women, married or single, of all ages! We meet at Motion Church on Wednesdays at 6:30pm. We are currently studying the book of Joshua together, and would love for you to join us! For more information about Unto Others, email Kristie Mitchell at kristie2177@gmail.com

Financial Peace

Financial Peace is 10-week class by Dave Ramsey designed to help you pay off debt fast and save more money for your future. This class is available to everyone on Saturdays from 6-8PM at Motion Church. For more information about Financial Peace, contact one of the leaders:

Ray and Penny White at pennyjwhite@hotmail.com
Gary and Angie Watson at angiewatson000@gmail.com
Kristina Howell at kmh451@yahoo.com


Victorious is open to men and women of all ages who are interested in learning more about the apologetics of our faith. We meet on ZOOM every Sunday at 7PM. Our fall semester study will be “Tactics” by Greg Koukl. For more information about Victorious!, email Eric and Debra Dammeyer at selah380@gmail.com.

Fresh Start

Do you want to know more about the foundations of our faith? Whether you are a new follower of Jesus Christ, or you simply need a Fresh Start in your relationship with God, this 10-week class is for you! Join us on Tuesdays at 6:30PM at Motion Church as we learn more about God, what it means to be a follower of Jesus, and our purpose as Christians. For more information about Fresh Start, email Troy and Timberly VanMeter at tvanmeter1970@icloud.com.

The Watchmen

The Watchmen is a prayer group of church intercessors who are discipled in prayer. It is for anyone who wants to learn, enhance, and utilize their prayer skills. There is a group available at Motion Church every day of the week, so just pick the day and time that works best for you!
Mondays at 9AM

Tuesdays at 7AM

Wednesdays at 6:30PM

Thursdays at 6:30PM

Fridays at 9AM

Saturdays at 9AM

Sundays at 8:15AM

For more information about The Watchmen, email Vicki Rasmussen at vickirasmussen@aol.com.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling your life. Join us at Motion Church on Fridays at 6pm! For more information about Celebrate Recovery, email Ray and Shawna Baker at shawnnabaker75@gmail.com


You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone, we are here for you! GriefShare is a grief support group for anyone who has lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend. We meet at Motion Church and would love for you to join us. For more information about GriefShare, email Kristie Mitchell at kristie2177@gmail.com.

Marriage and Family Groups

Marriage in Motion

Marriage in Motion is a group designed for all married couples! We meet at Motion Church on Tuesdays at 7PM, and child care is provided. During the fall semester, we will continue the study “Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs” by Emerson Eggerichs. For more information about Marriage in Motion, contact one of the following couples:

Eric and Debra Dammeyer at selah380@gmail.com

Clint and Tiffany Belangia at tiffanyleary119@gmail.com

The Marriage Affair

Calling ALL married couples! Join us this fall for “His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage” by William F. Harley. We will meet on Wednesdays at 6:30PM starting on September 15th in New Bern. For more information about The Marriage Affair, email Jim and Susan Kachur at jmkachur@gmail.com.

Family Fellowship

Family Fellowship is a group designed to fit the entire family! Bring your kids and join us on Sunday afternoons in New Bern. For more information about Family Fellowship, email Patrick and Alex Keller at alexkellernc@gmail.com.

Age-Based Groups

Girl's Shine

Elementary-aged girls will love this Girl's Shine group! We will meet every other Tuesday from 6:30-7:30pm at Motion Church. Our fall semester study will be "The Quest: for Kids" by Beth Moore. For more information about Girl's Shine, email Penny White at pennjwhite@hotmail.com

Junior Gatekeepers

Calling all elementary-aged boys! Join us every other Tuesday from 6:30-7:30PM at Motion Church for Junior Gatekeepers.  Our fall semester study will be “The Quest: for Kids” by Beth Moore. For more information about Junior Gatekeepers, email Penny White at pennyjwhite@hotmail.com.