Fall at SBC 2020

We kick off our 2020 Fall Connect Groups on August 9 and Wednesday Night Bibles Studies on August 12! There are activities and classes for preschoolers, children, youth, college students and adults. Classes are provided so every member of the family can invest in spiritual growth and experience community life in a small group setting.

For questions about Fall at Sherwood activities, please call the church office at (229) 883-1910.

Select from the options below for more detailed information.




Connect Groups Resume Sunday, August 9

Sunday Schedule:
8 am – 8:45 am | Adult Connect Groups
9 am – 10 am | Worship Service
10 am – 10:45 am | Connect Groups for All Ages (Wee Care offered for birth – kindergarten)
11 am – noon | Worship Service (Wee Care offered for birth – kindergarten)

When Your Family Should Attend Connect Group and Worship:

Families with last names beginning in A-K
9 am – Worship Service
10 am – Connect Group

Families with last names beginning in L-Z
10 am – Connect Group
11 am – Worship Service

All Preschool Families (children birth – kindergarten)
10 am – Connect Group
11 am – Worship Service

Senior Adults
If your Connect Group meets at 8 am:
8 am – Connect Group
9 am – Worship Service

If your Connect Group meets at 10 am:
10 am – Connect Group
11 am – Worship Service
9 am – Worship Service
10 am – Connect Group

For senior adults, we will have a rally in the Fellowship Center with a master teacher to allow for easy social distancing. Senior adults may elect to remain in the Fellowship Center for the service if desired.


Connect Groups classes are offered at 8 - 8:45 am and 10 -10:45 am beginning August 9. Preschoolers, children, students and college students will meet at 10 am.

8 am Connect Groups

Most 8 am Connect Groups will meet in the Fellowship Center for a Senior Adult Connect Group Rally. The Fellowship Center door will be open at 7:30 am. Participants may also view the 9 am worship service from the Fellowship Center.

Life Application
FAITH 203 | Erickson | Couples 50-60

The following will meet in the Fellowship Center together at 8:00 am:
Fishers of Men

Collier | Men 70+


Gervin + Pippin | Women 65+


Weaver | Men 70-80+

Shining Light

Wilson + Powell | Ladies 69-90+


Hatcher | Couples 60+

10 am Connect Groups

Adult Connect Groups

There will be a special Connect Group Rally at 10 am in the Fellowship Center for: Abigail class, Living Word class, Faith Seekers class and Agape class.

Foundations  (WORSHIP 108)
Weaver | Couples 20+

Disciple Makers
(FAITH 202)
Perry + Davis | Couples 20+

(FAITH 203)
Sheets + Orr | Couples 40-50

Single Moms
(FAITH 206)
Andrea Dozier + Kim Bland

New Beginnings
(FAITH 207)
Dziuban | Couples 30+

Heart and Hands
(FAITH 208)
Dobson + Varnadoe | Couples 40-50s

Young Professionals
(FAITH 209)
Miller + Mallery | 23-26

Legacy Builders (
FAITH 210)
NeSmith | Couples 30-40s

(FAITH 211)
Bennett | 18-22

Harrison + Johnson | Couples 50s

Faith Seekers
Douglas | Couples 60-70s

The Journey
Smith | Couples 50s-60s

Bland + Edmier | 27-39

Martin + Wari + Davis | Ladies 50+

Maddox | 40+

(FAITH 201)
Proctor + Fallin | Couples 40-50s

Trochez | Spanish

Going Deeper
Dapper + Briseno | Couples 30s

Living Word
Mathis | Couples 60+

Beall + Majors | Ladies 60+

Lane + Ofodolie | Couples 30-40s

(ABCC 101)
Spalinger + Howell | Couples 40-50s

Topical Class (WORSHIP 109)
Flynt | Adults
After God’s Own Heart: A Fresh Look at the 10 Commandments
by Tony Evans
Studying what obedience frees us to do and be in Christ.
Class begins September 13.

Topical Class
(JOY 122)
Casey | Adults
A Long Obedience in the Same Direction
by Eugene Peterson
Studying the Songs of Assent in the Psalms to get a fresh perspective on Growing in Christ

Marriage Class
Blackburn | Adults
Building A Marriage to Last
This seven-week study will help you build a future that is secure, purposeful, and fun.
September 20, 2020 – November 1, 2020

Children + Student Groups

Check-in for Children is located in the atrium. Parents of Wee Care children (birth - Kindergarten) will attend the 11 am service, as Wee Care will be available during the 10 am Connect Group and 11 am worship service.


Newborn | JOY 103

Crawlers | JOY 104

Walkers | JOY 106

Toddlers | JOY 107 + 108

2-Year-Olds | JOY 109 + 110

3-Year-Olds | JOY 111 + 112 + 113

4-Year-Olds | JOY 114 + 115 + 116

Kindergarten | JOY 117 + 118


1st Grade | JOY 201 + 203

2nd Grade | JOY 205

3rd Grade | JOY 206 + 207

4th Grade | JOY 208 + 210

5th Grade | JOY 211

Buddy Ministry | JOY 215


6th Grade Boys | HOPE 109

6th Grade Girls | HOPE 108

7th Grade Boys | HOPE 107

7th Grade Girls | HOPE 105

8th Grade Boys | HOPE 104

8th Grade Girls | HOPE 103

9th Grade Boys | HOPE 106

9th Grade Girls
| HOPE 102

10th Grade Boys | HOPE 202

10th Grade Girls | HOPE 206

11th Grade Boys | HOPE 210

11th Grade Girls | HOPE 207

Seniors | HOPE 201




Life University Activities + Classes

Life University encompasses all activities outside of Sunday morning Connect Groups. Its purpose is to equip our members with evangelism opportunities and tools needed to succeed at the Christian life. The majority of classes take place on Wednesday nights.

Adult CLasses

Most classes and activities begin at 6:30 pm. Please contact Alice Eubanks for more information about adult classes.



Choir + Orchestra

Explore the Word
Curtis Driver | FAITH 211 (RON DUNN CENTER)
Come mine the depth of Ephesians. This study is a verse-by-verse examination of one of the most practical books in the New Testament. Learn more about this roadmap to becoming more like Jesus.

Experiencing God
Scot Hemmings | FAITH 208
As we learn to obey God, He demonstrates His power, love and provision in our lives. This study will teach you the scriptural realities so your relationship with the Lord will be dynamic and effective. Come join us to take your faith to the next level of intimacy with God.

Discover Sherwood
John Spencer | FAITH 206
Come and learn what it means to be part of Sherwood and how you can plug in. This four-session introduction to the church will help you learn about the mission and vision of the our church. We will tour you around much of our facility and help you begin to find out where God has called you to get involved.

Bible Studies for Life
Daniel Joiner | FAITH 207
How are you walking out your faith on a day-to-day basis? This class will help you grow in your walk as you build community around a practical study of scripture.

David Bland, Ken Edmier + Jessica Tabarrok | ABCC 102
Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. DivorceCare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You will learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future.

Tom + Brenda Pollock | ABCC 103
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend. GriefShare groups meet weekly for 13 weeks to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

Men's CLasses

Contact Ken Bevel for more details.

10 Questions Every Christian Must Answer
Steve Dzubian | FAITH 209
This study provides responses to the toughest conversations regarding one's inward faith as well as the outward expression of it and is relevant to new believers and longtime Christ followers alike.

Defined Men’s Study
August 12 – October 14
Matt Nowicki | ABCC 106
This Bible study is about finding our identity in God. Before asking “Who am I?” we need to be able to answer “Who is God?”

WOMEN's CLasses

Contact Stephanie Bennett for more details.

Precept: Genesis Parts 4 and 5

Kim Bland | HOPE 201

Better: A Study of Hebrews by Jen Wilkin
Lindsay Sebesta | HOPE 210

Defined Women’s Study
August 12 – October 14
Heather Holton | ABCC 101
This Bible study is about finding our identity in God. Before asking “Who am I?” we need to be able to answer “Who is God?”

Preschool + Children's CLasses

Contact Kristin Crosby about Preschool Ministry and Bethany Cromie for more details about Children's Ministry.

AWANA Cubbies
JOY Building 1st Floor
The heart of AWANA is the gospel message. AWANA strongly emphasizes memorizing and understanding Scripture while offering games and a variety of Bible related activities.

Birth-Two Years
Childcare is also offered for birth-2 years old, so parents may attend their own Life University class, choir practice or serve elsewhere in the church.

K5-5th Grade
Sherwood Kids Praise + Xploration Station
JOY Building 2nd Floor
Children rotate through small group Bible study, Sherwood Kids Praise and recreation.


Elevate Student + College CLasses

Contact Brenna Thomas for more details about Elevate Student Ministry and Alex Cherry for information about Elevate College Ministry.

Elevate Student Ministry
6th-12 Grade
NEW SCHEDULE (beginning 9/9)
6:15 pm - 7:10 pm
Middle School Worship in the FELLOWSHIP CENTER
High School will be in their new hangout space located on FAITH Hall

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
High School Worship in the FELLOWSHIP CENTER
Middle School Hangout in the 1st-floor HOPE building

Elevate College Ministry
Tuesday Nights in the Hope building
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dinner in the student café | 6:30 pm-7:15 pm
Worship service in Hope 204 | 7:15 pm-8:30 pm