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Questions

We all have questions. But the deepest questions are questions about the heart…questions about life… questions about God… questions about His word. Recently we asked members of our Shoreline family to share with us some of their heartfelt sincere questions. Why is there suffering? Why does a good God allow bad things to happen to good people? Why is faith so hard? Is heaven real? How do I move beyond my past? What do I do with unanswered prayer? While there is a mystery to life and there will always be some things that we just don’t understand, it is our prayer that this series will help bring peace and insight to some of your unanswered questions.

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Hangouts

Hangouts are getting together and doing what we love: hiking, biking, basketball, baking, book club, movies; you get it. Hanging out and inviting others to join in the fun.

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Small groups are a great way to meet people and make life long friendships.  No matter where you are, there is a small group perfect for you.  You will fully experience all that Shoreline has to offer when you connect in a small group. Join a group or host a group today!

Shoreline Life – North

Location
Children's Building Command Center
Date & Time
Wednesday 1/21 7pm
Description
Whether you are new to Shoreline or you've been attending, you won't want to miss this class! You will learn about the history and the vision of Shoreline Church. Then, as we review the Shoreline Creed you will discover how much God loves you, what his grace accomplished for you and the new identity you have in Christ.There is no charge for childcare but you must register your children with the link you find in the confirmation email you receive after registering yourself.
Contact
Lynn.Cherry@shoreline.net
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Celebrate Recovery – North

Location
North Campus
Date & Time
Thursdays 6:30pm
Description
Celebrate Recovery's purpose is to provide men and women with an environment of safety to recover from any of life's hurts, habits, and hangups. Visit us on Facebook for more information on groups that are offered
www.facebook.com/ShorelineCR
Contact
Cheryl.luke@shoreline.net
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Sisterhood Women’s Ministry – North

Location
North Campus Chapel
Date & Time
Wednesdays at 7pm
Description
A movement of everyday girls, connected heart and soul, who are passionate about bringing heaven to earth!

Sisterhood meeting dates: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/12
Contact
acshimanek@yahoo.com
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Pre-Marital – North

Location
Room 203
Date & Time
Sundays 10:45am 1/11/15 - 2/15/15
Description
This six week class touches on different topics such as communication, finances, roles and responsibilities, sex and other topics. Each participant should purchase the book, "Preparing for Marriage" by Dennis Rainey. You will have homework each week to do on your own and with your boyfriend/girlfriend/fiance. You can purchase the book online or at any local Christian bookstore.
Contact
Stacy.Saldivar@shoreline.net
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Lift Youth – North

Location
SEC at the North Campus
Date & Time
Wednesdays 7pm
Description
This is a youth service for grades 6-12 where students are loved, accepted and challenged to be world changers!
Contact
Devon.Smith@shoreline.net
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Sisterhood Women’s Ministry – South

Location
Shoreline South 2008 Brandt Rd. Austin, TX 78744
Date & Time
2nd Wednesday of the month 7pm
Description
A movement of everyday girls, connected heart and soul, who are passionate about bringing heaven to earth!
Contact
debraserrano@sbcglobal.net or Debra 512-444-1103
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Shoreline Life – South

Location
South Campus
Date & Time
Thursday 1/22 7pm
Description
Whether you are new to Shoreline or you've been attending for a while, you won't want to miss this class! You'll learn the history and the vision of Shoreline Church. Then, as we review the Shoreline Creed you'll discover how much God loves you, what his grace accomplished for you and the new identity you have in Christ. There is no charge for childcare but you must register your children with the link you find in the confirmation email you receive after registering yourself.
Contact
Lynn.Cherry@shoreline.net
Register for this Small Group

New Host Training – North

Location
West Balcony Classroom
Date & Time
Sunday at 10:45am
Description
This is one time, 90 minute training for anyone who wants to host a small group in their home or favorite hang out.
Contact
Stacy.Saldivar@shoreline.net
Register for this Small Group

Shoreline Toastmasters – North

Location
West Balcony Classroom
Date & Time
2nd & 4th Thursday from noon-1pm
Description
Our dates for the remainder of 2014 are November 6th & 20th and December 11th. We will resume the 2nd & 4th Thursday in 2015.
Learn to express yourself clearly & confidently. Shoreline Toastmasters is a public speaking club that follows communication & leadership manuals provided by Toastmasters International.
Contact
lynn.cherry@shoreline.net
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New Host Training – South

Location
South Campus
Date & Time
Sunday at 10:45am
Description
This is one time, 90 minute training for anyone who wants to host a small group in their home or favorite hang out.
Contact
stacy.saldivar@shoreline.net
Register for this Small Group

Generation Change (Youth FPU) – North

Location
Room 202
Date & Time
Sundays 10:45am 9/7 - 11/2
Description
The Shoreline Financial Peace ministry is excited to introduce Generation Change for our high school students! The course is nine weeks, beginning September 7, 2014 at 10:45am. We encourage parents to join the Financial Peace class on the same dates at 8:45AM. Let's get our kids prepared for college and life after high school as they are making these life-changing decisions! The only cost is to purchase the workbooks--$30 for all three.

Generation Change is an all-new suite of Bible studies designed to lead teens to a better understanding of God, themselves and their money—and how it all works together. In the three different teaching series, students are equipped with biblical principles to BE who God created them to be, DO more with their money, and GO out into the world ready to write their story. Lesson videos with Dave Ramsey and his daughter, Rachel Cruze, along with engaging hands-on activities, will bring new biblical and financial truths to this generation, making them a generation of change.
Contact
thehaleys3@yahoo.com
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Marriage – God Breathes on Blended Families by Moe and Paige Becnel – North

Location
Room 205
Date & Time
Sundays 10:45am 9/7 - 11/23
Description
Blended Families Group is a twelve week study based on the book “God Breathes on Blended Families” By Moe and Paige Becnel. The Becnel’s state:”A Blended Family is a marriage in which one or both spouses become a stepparent (new parent), regardless of the age of the children. This study addresses common issues such as: Children rejecting the new family. Parents not treating children equally, Different views on discipline and much more.
Contact
psteviej@gmail.com
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Men’s Ministry – South

Location
South Campus
Date & Time
Thursdays at 7pm 2/5 - 2/26
Description
A Band of Brothers that are building Men for Generations! Our goals it to transform men's lives one by one through authentic fellowship, small group discussion, the Bible, and prayer.

Shoreline Men meeting dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26
Contact
Lindsey.Fischer@shoreline.net
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Lift Youth Small Group – South

Location
South Campus
Date & Time
Thursdays 7pm
Description
This is a Small Group for grades 6-12 where students are loved, accepted and challenged to be world changers!
Contact
Devon.Smith@shoreline.net
Register for this Small Group

Divorce Care – North

Location
Room 206
Date & Time
Sundays 10:30am-12:30pm 9/21 - 12/14
Description
Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Attendees must purchase a $12.00 handbook. Children can go to regular Children's ministry Sunday services.
Contact
jen.lagrone@gmail.com
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Small Groups

Location
All over the city
Date & Time
Throughout the week
Description
Great friends doing life together
Contact
Join A Group Off Campus

Shoreline Small Groups meet in every corner of the Austin area and throughout the week!

  • Have fun while making some great friends.
  • Do what you love with others: hike, bike, cook, read, paint.
  • Study and discuss the Bible, learn, grow, and develop into the person God created you to be.
  • Use your gifts and talents to make a difference in others’ lives.
  • Join a group and get started today.

Click here to join a group off campus

Thank you for your interest in becoming a small group host! Hosting is fun, easy and rewarding, and you can do it in six simple steps.

  1. Fill out the serving form.
  2. Fill out your initial group setup form.  The small groups ministry will set up your group online.
  3. Attend a 90 minute, one time training session.  Click here to register for the Sunday 10:45am training at the North campus.  Click here to register for the Sunday 10:45am training at the South campus.
  4. Set up your account online to create your small group host log in.  This will allow you to post attendance and contact those people interested in attending your group.
  5. Visit with a Shoreline Staff member. Please contact Stacy Saldivar.
  6. Come by the Connect Center after any service you attend to help people get connected into a small group and meet other hosts!

Welcome to the Small Group Team!

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Stacy Saldivar at 512-310-2244 x260 or stacy.saldivar@shoreline.net

We love our coaches and hosts, and we’re here for you.

You’ll find much of what you need to be a successful coach or host right here, but if you need anything at all please contact Stacy Saldivar at stacy.saldivar@shoreline.net

As a small group host, use your  email and create a password to log into your group to post attendance and check your prospects online. Prospects are people reaching out to attend your group and get more information from you.  If you have never created a Shoreline account you can do that here as well. If you have questions on how to set up your Shoreline account, please contact Tammy Frank at tammy.frank@shoreline.net.

Documents & Resources

 

Will you host a small group in your neighborhood?

Click here to fill out a serving form.

New Host Training

North: 10:45am on Sundays in the West Balcony (above coffee shop). Sign up today! Contact stacy.saldivar@shoreline.net.
South: 10:45am on Sundays. Sign up today! Contact stacy.saldivar@shoreline.net

 

Resource Library

When Good Goes Bad

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X Factor

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The Veil

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Unleashed

It’s about celebrating the mystery…
It’s about getting unreligious…
It’s about breaking free from the thoughts that box us in…
It’s about the church unleashed…
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Sola Gratia

God’s Grace Abounds, this study will help you better understand that it is not about works or your ability to do good. You can never do enough good to earn your way into heaven. It’s all about what He did at the cross and not about what you do or don’t do. God’s grace abounds in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. And when God’s perfect creation made an imperfect choice, grace was there. Learn more about God’s amazing grace in this 6 week study on Living in Grace.
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Boundless

God has given us permission to pursue “Joy” in our everyday lives. Joy, true Joy comes in the way we connect with others and develop meaningful, life long friendships. Pursuing Joy takes training and developing skills in the area of living well, connecting with others. This study will help you develop your skills in finding joy in your everyday life routines. Take the 6 week study home to share with your family, friends and neighbors; you will be glad you did!
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Relationships

God is all about relationships. He is unified as The Holy Trinity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This relationship the three is so intimate, that He created man in their collective image. Within us all is the longing to relate; spiritually, emotionally and physically. God meets our need for spiritual connection with His Spirit. Relationships are so important in God’s order that Jesus main ministry was to reestablish man’s relationship to God. This study will take you into a deeper understanding of God’s desire to have relationship with you.
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Love Wins

There is nothing greater than God’s illogical, immeasurable and unconditional love. It’s love that is not established by what we can do for God or others; it is purely based on what’s been done for us. As God’s amazing love for us is unveiled, our hearts and lives will reflect that love. Love Wins will challenge you to shift your focus from how much you love God, to His passionate love for you. It makes all the difference in the world!

IN Justice - Making wrongs right

There are so many wrongs in this world that sometimes God prompts you to help make some right. The passion and desire that bubbles up in your heart when you see something wrong taking place, so much so that God moves you to take a stand. This study will go over how God moved in the hearts of His people and no matter how small we feel God can do BIG and Great things through us.
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The Fight of Your Life

Faith works through Love. The more you know how much God loves you the more you surrender and trust in Him. The more you surrender and trust in Him the more faith plays a role in your daily life. This study will help you focus on His love and give you the freedom to surrender all to Him that God can accomplish His purposes for your life.
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