Adult ministries

From drop-in, casual events to extended-length courses, we've got a place for you!


Connect Groups (see below) offer our best way to grow in your faith and make new friends at enCompass Church.

Sign up for one (or a few!) by clicking here.

connect groups - Fall 2017


  • Group 1 - young adults

    Led by Alex Blackwell


    Transitions into college, out of college, and into adulthood can be tough. Gather for lunch in the homes of enCompass families to do life together.


    Meeting Time: 11:30am-1pm on October 8 & 22, November 12 & 26, and December 10.

    Location: Various locations



  • Group 2 - women's group

    Led by Darcy Mears & Peggy Rosen


    This season we will be working our way through 1, 2, and 3 John using Kelly Minter’s ‘What Love Is.’ 


    Meeting Time: Every other Saturday, 8:30-10am

    Start Date: September 16

    Location: Concordia Academy


  • group 3 - mom's play group

    Facilitated by Samantha Barrett & Kayley Smith


    Enjoy some fun, fellowship and quality time with other moms and their kids. Open to any and every mom who can join in as often as your schedule allows.


    Meeting Time: Alternating Tuesday & Wednesday Mornings, 10am-Noon

    Start Date: September 12

    Location: Various Locations


  • group 4 - dad's group

    Led by Deron Vaupel & Friends


    Join with other dads as we discuss, among other things, the book “Mere Christianity” by C.S. Lewis.


    Meeting Time: Tuesday evenings, 8:30-10pm

    Start Date: September 12

    Location: Roseville Perkins Snelling & B2 (near Target)


  • group 5 - mom's night out

    Led by Kelly Matthias & Amber Harder


    This is a place for moms to gather in a casual atmosphere to share ideas, prayer requests, and life stories.


    Meeting Time: Every other Thursday, 7:30pm

    Start Date: September 21

    Location: Various locations

  • Group 6 - dad's night out

    Led by Zac Harder & friends


    Enjoy flavorful foods, fantastic fellowship, frosty fermentations, and other things that

    may appeal to the average dad.


    Meeting Time: Every other Thursday, 7:30pm

    Start Date: September 14

    Location: Various Locations

  • group 7 - Boys o' the bible

    Led by Kevin Thomas & friends



    Meeting Time: Wednesday mornings, 6:45-8:00am

    Location: TBD



  • Group 8 - women's coffee and conversation

    Led by Amanda Deitner


    Craving a little coffee and conversation with other women?  Up for some laughs and a latte? In the mood to chat over chai? Hang out with us one Sunday evening each month for a great time getting to know other enCompass women. 


    Meeting Times: Third Sunday of each month, 7-9PM

    Start Date: September 17

    Location: Barnes & Noble, 2100 Snelling Ave, Roseville


  • group 9 - prayer group

    Led by Lisa Vaupel


    Gather with others who have a desire to pray for our church and our local community. No previous prayer experience necessary. 


    Meeting Time: First Sunday of each month, 7pm

    Start Date: September 10

    Location: Various Locations

  • group 10 - community service team

    Led by Jon & Deb McTaggart


    Join together with this team to help plan and prepare for church-wide community service projects. Your good ideas, willing hands and a desire to serve can make a true difference!


    Meeting Time: This group meets on an "as needed" basis

    Location: Rotating locations: Sign up and you'll be contacted with all the information.

  • group 11 - student ministry connect

    Led by Alex Blackwell


    Students are invited to spend time together from 9-10 and then participate in their own group discussion during worship around the question of ‘Why Christianity?’


    Meeting Time: Sunday mornings, 9am-11am

    Location: Concordia Academy