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Below is a list of the groups offered for the 2017 calendar year: March thru October.

Paul & Cindy Barnhardt

3rd Sunday @ 5pm

6232 Dean Road Alma

Paul & Cindy Barnhardt met at a basketball game when they were in Jr. High. They became best friends and still love being best friends after 40 years of marriage! Paul enjoys all things history, guns, and cooking. Cindy likes to hike and spend time with their expanding family. They have 7 grandchildren and 2 more on the way! They have a passion for sharing their "Monday Morning Jesus"--the One who faithfully walks each step with them--to all generations.

Ben & Joanie Piersiak

3rd Monday @ 7pm

109 B Walnut Grove Road Alma

Ben and Joanie have been married for 7 years and are enjoying life with their 2 little boys! They love Beyond Church, and love serving as youth pastors here. Ben works in a sporting goods store and loves deer hunting, while Joanie is a stay-at-home mom and enjoys coffee, baking, and hiking!

Chase & Ashley Stepp

3rd Thursday @ 6pm

4804 East Hwy 64 Alma

Chase and Ashley met at Beyond Church 4 years ago and love serving in the children's ministry together. Chase enjoys hunting, fishing, and sports. Ashley enjoys being a nurse, reading, and game nights. Together they love to spend time with family and friends.

Fred & Kelly Shirley

3rd Thursday @ 7pm

920 Thompson Heights Alma

Fred and Kelly have been happily married for almost 22 years and have 3 kids (1 daughter and 2 sons). They’ve been pastoring for 23 years and walking out the plans God has for their family. They enjoy traveling and cooking together. They’re always trying new places and new foods, and enjoy the great outdoors in different ways.

Kyle & Kiley Morris

3rd Friday @ 6:30pm

805 Laurel Way Alma

Kyle & Kiley met at Beyond Church and have been married for 9 years. They have 2 daughters, Jaeli (7) and Abrie (5). Kyle enjoys hiking, talking, biking, talking, anything outdoors, and talking. Kiley is competitive and likes almost any sport, Starbucks, and hanging out with friends. Their passion is for the local church and seeing people grow in their relationship with the Lord and with others.

Phillip & Mona Parker

3rd Friday @ 6:30pm

5208 Ray Mason Lane Alma

Phillip and Mona love the local church and all that the church is to people's success in life and their divine destinies. They've enjoyed 33+ years of marriage and have both served faithfully in the local church since 1988. They are both quite competitive and enjoy playing cards with friends. Phillip plays on BC's men's softball team and Mona enjoys hanging out with friends and family and entertaining. They have a son and daughter in law, a daughter and son in law and 4 beautiful granddaughters who all attend and serve in BC.

Jake & Sheena Schlegel

3rd Friday 6:30pm

1420 Lakeview Estates Alma

Jake and Sheena are high school sweethearts and have been married 11 years. They enjoy the mild chaos of raising 5 boys ages 0-9. They are both on staff at Beyond Church and love serving in any capacity. Jake enjoys sports and competition of any kind (more doing, less watching), and anything Apple. Sheena enjoys being active and spending time with family.

Matt & Abbey Nowicki

3rd Friday @ 7pm

905 North 7th Street Van Buren

Matt and Abbey have been married 7 years and have 3 kids who they love spending time with. Matt works at Arvest Bank in Alma and Abbey is a stay at home mom. They moved to the Arkansas almost 4 years ago and have served here at Beyond Church ever since.

Landon & Cortney Parker

3rd Friday @ 7pm

150 Daybreak Lane Alma

Landon and Cortney have been married for 12 years and have 2 daughters, Laney (6) and Hartley (4). They love being involved at BC and spending time together as a family. Landon enjoys playing golf, softball, and basketball and is a fan of the World Champion Chicago Cubs! Cortney enjoys Starbucks, Christmas time, and family vacations. Their favorite part of BC is knowing that their purpose lies within the vision of the church - to know Him and make Him known

Lauren Baker

3rd Friday @ 7:30pm

Starbucks - Van Buren

Lauren Baker has been going to this church for 21 years. 4 of those years were spent in a ministry internship with GO Ministries International. She has been involved in church all her life and loves to serve! She works at the church pre-school/daycare, Beyond Academy, and serves as the administrative assistant for BC’s Bible school, Next Level. She is heavily involved in the media and youth department and loves being around her family all the time and she enjoys coffee…...A LOT!

Josh & Amanda Driscoll

3rd Saturday @ 10am

2122 Dow Jones Road Alma

Josh and Amanda have lived in Alma for 5 years where Josh is a teacher, and football/baseball coach. Amanda stays at home with their 3 children: Brayden (10), Collins (6), and Asher (4). They serve in BKids grade school as lead teachers, and love ministering the Word together and seeing kid’s lives changed for eternity. They enjoy hanging out with friends, eating good food, anything competitive, and doing DIY projects together. They are so expectant about Small Groups and look forward to so much growth in the Word and relationships!

Lance & Sara Becker

3rd Saturday @6pm

4414 Graystone Lane Alma

Lance and Sara have been together for 13 years, married for 8. God has blessed them with two amazing daughters, Hinley (4) and Scarlett (1). Their personality duo is a mixture of being silly and quiet, loyal, compassionate, and insightful. For the last three years, Sara has loved serving in children's ministry, leading Bible studies, and decorating the church for events. She presently serves as the Nursery Coordinator at BC. Lance has been a part of the church softball team for three years, assists in little league football, serves in the VIP ministry, and is an avid hunter. They have both enjoyed Tuesday night Next Level classes and growing in their faith. They are eager to be a part of these small groups and seeing spiritual relationships flourish!

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