Getting connected at Arcola Church is about relationships that get beneath the surface. That kind of relationship won’t come by simply attending worship services. All of us need time each week with a smaller group of people who can get to know us personally, share life with us, and encourage us to pursue Jesus Christ. 

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Our Men's Ministry brings men together in a community of fellowship, outreach, and learning. We build men who are fully devoted followers of Christ. We have many ways to connect: dinners, retreats, Bible studies, small groups, or sign up for the Softball Team or Basketball TeamIf you are interested in receiving a weekly e-devotional, email Jon McHenry. Contact Ben Roberts for all information on the men's ministries at Arcola Church.


Our Women's Ministry brings women together in a community of fellowship, outreach, and learning. There are many ways to connect such as our retreats, book studies or fellowship groups, Women's Brunch, or check out the Women's Ministry Facebook page. Please contact Betsy Hudson for details on any of the women’s events or opportunities. 


The Marriage Ministry works with couples of all ages and life stages to enhance marriage relationships. We offer various programs and events throughout the year including Marriage with a Purpose Dinner and Workshop (in February) and a monthly Dates with a Purpose (except in February when we do our Marriage Dinner and Workshop) program.


FOCUS (Focused on Christ United Singles) is for unmarried, divorced or widowed singles looking to gather together to explore life and the teachings of Jesus Christ. The singles group usually meets once a month. Contact Betsy Hudson for more information. 


The Legends provides a monthly opportunity for members and friends, ages 55 and older, to gather for good conversation, interesting speakers, programs and wonderful music. Lunch is provided. Click here for the 2018-19 dates

Bible/Book Study

There are several Bible/Book Study groups that offer an opportunity for different studies. There is the Wednesday Morning Bible Study, the Thursday Night Sermon Series Discussion Class, an Empty Nesters Group with Bill and Bonnie and an Empty Nesters Group with Greg and Gwen.