CLEAR WATER CHURCH JOURNEY GROUPS - Fall 2019

There are many options available for Journey Groups. This list is organized by day of the week and time. You will also find the demographic, general location within the greater Anchorage area along with the study. For more information please contact a group leader directly, email James Embree jamesembree@gmail.com, or pick up a Journey Group directory at church.

"Life is Better Together"

Young Climbing Community - 2nd & 4th Mon, 6:30PM

For: Young Professionals

Time: 2nd Monday of every month, 6:30-8:30pm

Place: Anchorage Rock Gym

Time: 4th Monday of every month, 6:30-8:30pm

Place: Leaders' home. Contact leaders for directions

Leaders: The Rowes skirowe@gmail.com

Description: Our purpose is to develop and grow the Clear Water climbing community as well as to support each other in our walk with God.

Women's study of Acts and the Letters of the Apostles - Mon 7:00 PM

For: Women 18 and older

Kids Program: Ages 6-18 years provided

Time: Monday 7-8:15pm (Already started, join now!)
Place: Anchorage Lutheran Church, 1420 N Street

Contact: Karen Gordon, 907.441.4272
Description: This is Bible study with homework on Acts and the Letters of the Apostles. Study is done on your own throughout the week, meetings are discussions of what was learned.

Men "Courageous Leadership" Tues 7:00AM

For: Men

Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00am

Place: Clear Water Church office, 4313 Wright St

Leader: Mike Merriner, 907.727.1382

Description: This discussion of John Maxwell's Courageous Leadership will help both you and your leadership team become the exceptional leaders that God has called you to be.

Childcare: Not provided

Women's Group - Tues 10:00AM

For: Women 18 and older
Time: Tuesday 10-noon

Place: South Anchorage at Elim Cafe, 561 W Dimond Blvd.

Leader: Robin Stralka, 907.344.7991
Description: As we study scripture together we will be encouraged to guard what God has entrusted us, further His kingdom by sharing Christ, and pour into future generations as Paul once mentored Timothy. We will do this using the material "Entrusted, A Study of 2 Timothy" by Beth Moore.

Men's study of Acts and the Letters of the Apostles - Tues Noon

For: Men 18 and older

Time: Tuesday at noon  - 1:00 (Already started, join now!)
Place: Midtown at 4300 B Street Suite 400
Leaders: Richard Foley, 907.223.1711

Place: 4300 B Street

Description: This is Bible study with homework on Acts and the Letters of the Apostles. Study is done on your own throughout the week, meetings are discussions of what was learned.. 

Childcare: Not provided

Fierce Marriage 31 Day Challenge - Tues 5:45PM

For: Couples

Time: Tuesday 4:45-7:30pm

Place: Westside. Contact leaders for directions.

Leaders: James Embree, 907.315.3803 and Ella Embree, 907.795.6604

Description: Strengthen your marriage together with other couples. Enjoy a bring and share meal together then a discussion of the Fierce Marriage 31 Day Challenge: Husband in Pursuit and Wife in Pursuit. Will include some meetings just for husbands and some just for wives. This group will finish after eight weeks. 

Childcare: Arrangements for kids are possible, Contact the leaders to make a plan.

The Healing Journey for Men - Tues 6:00PM

For: For Men

Time: Tuesday, 6:00PM

Place: Leader's Home. Contact leader for directions.

Leader: Greg Balcao, 907.310.7026.

Description: Being stuck in our past wounds (betrayal, abuse, struggles with sin) keeps us from fully experiencing God's presence and all He has for us. The Healing Journey provides a safe environment to be in your honest place and learn God's design for healing. Once the lessons are learned and practiced, God's healing will last a lifetime. This class is also helpful for those desiring to help others through emotional pain and suffering. Learning God's blueprint for healing prepares us to be better helpers. The Healing Journey is a 29-week commitment with a break midway through. 

The Healing Journey for Women - Tues 6:30PM

For: For women.

Time: Tuesday 6:30pm. Begins Oct 1st.

Place: Leader's Home. Contact leader for directions.

Leader: DeeDee Aanonson, 907.952.5568

Description: Being stuck in our past wounds (betrayal, abuse, struggles with sin) keeps us from fully experiencing God's presence and all He has for us. The Healing Journey provides a safe environment to be in your honest place and learn God's design for healing. Once the lessons are learned and practiced, God's healing will last a lifetime. This class is also helpful for those desiring to help others through emotional pain and suffering. Learning God's blueprint for healing prepares us to be better helpers. The Healing Journey is a 29-week commitment with a break midway through. 

The Battle Plan for Prayer - Tues 6:15PM

For: Women

Time: Tuesday, 6:15-8:00 pm

Place: Rotates between two members' homes and Leigh's office. Contact leader for location.

Leader: Leigh Reeve, 907.748.2122

Description: We choose to be a small care group committed to growing closer to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as we support one another through joys and trials alike.

Childcare: Not provided

Bluegrass Journey Group - Tues 6:30PM

For: Men & Women

Time: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Place: Gutacker Home (contact leader for directions)

Leaders: Matt Gutacker, 609.784.4179

Description: Bring an instrument or your voice to join in the music! We will "bluegrassify" hymns and modern songs, play classics, and share life together.

The Book of Daniel - Tues 7:00PM

For: Men and Women

Time: Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm

Place: East Anchorage. Contact leader for directions.

Leader: Joanna Manwiller, 907.333.8242 and Ardy & Chip Robertson, 907.360.2944

Description: Studying the Book of Daniel

Childcare: Not provided

Learn the Basics of Biblical Greek - Wed 6:00PM

For: Men and Women

Time: Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 pm

Place: Tracie's home (contact Leader for directions)

Leader: Tracie Berkland, 907.202.4005

Description: Come study Koine Greek (the original language of the New Testament) to deeper understand the scriptures and learn more about your faith!

Discussion of the Sermon series - Wed 6:30PM

For: Men & Women

Time: Wednesday 6:30-8pm. 

Place: East Anchorage. Contact leaders for directions.

Leaders: Phil and Barb Dean, 907.272.4757

Hosts: Chuck and Carla Merriner (Eastside)

Material: Discuss the current sermon series and pray for one another. 

Childcare: Not provided

Financial Optimization Group - 1st & 3rd Thurs 8:30PM

For: Men and Women

Time: 1st & 3rd Thursday, 8:30-9:45pm

Place: Anchorage (specifics TBA)

Leader: Nick & Corrie Hruby, 907.505.0605

Description: Join us to openly discuss financial topics and how to optimize your finances. We'll spend one meeting discussing a topic and the next applying what we've learned. We'll explore wise stewardship, financial independence, the time-value of money, the fungibility of money, investment strategies, strategies for reducing living expenses and other topics that group members want to learn more about together. 

Men, Women & Kids Hike - Every Other Sundays 1:00PM

For: Men, Women, and Kids

Time: Every Other Sunday Afternoon. We will meet at a trail head at 1:00pm and finish in 2-3 hours.

Place: Anchorage Area Trails

Leader: James Embree, 907.315.3803 and Ella Embree, 907.795.6604

Description: This group will combine getting out and having fun hiking with a discussion of the sermon from that morning. Yes, we will hike in the snow too. (It would be easy to join this group and another journey group too.)

IF: Table

​TWO HOURS. FOUR QUESTIONS. SIX WOMEN.

New Groups forming all the time

Explore with other women truths about God and how to apply them to your life. Gather around a table once a month creating a space to feel known and providing an environment for conversation about following God and giving Him away. Meets monthly in small groups around the city. To join a group contact 

Ella Embree @907.795.6604 and she will put you in a group.

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Clear Water Church - Thursday 7PM @ Wendler Middle School
Sunday 10AM @ Wendler Middle School
PO Box 91100, Anchorage, AK 99509
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