Hope Support Groups

HOPE Support Groups are communities focused on specific goals or life stages. Look for even more of our support groups to be added soon! If you have an idea for a support group, email us at


For loved ones of those living with a mental illness. These groups provide an environment where you can share your burdens, glean from others’ experiences, and find strength being with people who are on the same path.

1st Sundays of the month – 12:45 – 1:45pm;  – EVC (led by Jorge, Blanca and Peggy – Room 115; Childcare provided)

1st Sundays of the month – 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. – The Hills Church (led by Wendy – Room 216)


For those living with some form of mental unwellness. These groups are designed to be a source of support and open dialogue. We give participants a chance to share their concerns and frustrations, ask questions, and share breakthroughs to benefit others in the group. We are not a therapy group, nor is the group designed to replace therapy or interfere with any medical treatment being received by participants.

1st Sundays of the month – 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. – EVC (led by Amy and Starlyn – Room 104; Childcare provided)

1st Sundays of the month – 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. – The Hills Church (led by Chris and Sabrina – Room 218)


For children K-12 years who are dealing with depression, anxiety, focus issues, and social skills support.

Co-leaders Gabby, Jon, and Theresa will engage with your kids in a loving, supportive role. PARENTS – we invite you to attend our Families with HOPE Support Group during this time (Classroom 115)

1st Sundays of the month – 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. – EVC (led by Gabby, Jon and Theresa – Room 111)


Get together with other veterans and share your experiences in a setting where what is shared in the group stays in the group. We encourage one another as we look to God and the Bible for strength to face our challenges and for answers to our questions.  We are not a therapy group, nor is the group designed to replace therapy or interfere with any medical treatment being received by participants.

1st Sundays of the month – 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. – EVC (led by Michael, Misty, Terence and Dustin – Student Center Room 105; Childcare provided)

Conquer Men

Conquer Men pursue honest and authentic relationships with Jesus Christ and other believers through personal study and group support. Designed to engage men both spiritually and practically, we use an interactive curriculum that addresses the challenges of sexual integrity in profound and life-changing ways.

1st and 3rd Sundays of the month – 1:00 p.m. – EVC (led by William – Room 113; Workbooks $30 – scholarships available)


DivorceCare meets weekly to help you face the challenges of divorce and move toward rebuilding your life. The DivorceCare curriculum lasts 13 weeks; however, each session is self-supporting. You may come into the group at any time. When the curriculum starts over, you are welcome to stay and be a part of what you missed.  Registration is now OPEN / Fee: $15.00.  For more information, please check out

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30pm. (led by Dayna and Robin; Room 114)


Embrace Grace provides emotional, practical, and spiritual support for single young women who find themselves in an unintended pregnancy. EVC is partnering with The Creek Church for the Spring 2021 session to provide discreet, non-judgmental conversation, encouragement, and guidance.  To register, please go to

The next session begins Saturday, February 27 (led by Christi and Shannon; The Creek Church – Adult Classroom; Childcare provided)


Don’t try to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare is a place where you’ll find caring people who understand the issues you face. Through video sessions and workbooks, together we will face the heartbreak of grief and support you as you go through the different stages. Registration Fee: $15.00. For more information, please check out


Journey is for women who have experienced hurt and betrayal as a result of their spouse’s struggle with sexual integrity. Journey women will find a safe place to grieve and heal with others so they can be transformed from the inside out, no matter what choices their spouses make along the way.

1st and 3rd Sundays of the month – EVC (led by Shelby – Room 114; Workbook $20 – scholarships available)


Making Peace With Your Past will help you find healing, understanding, and freedom from past experiences that are affecting your daily life. This support group is for individuals wanting to change patterns of behavior linked to family of origin issues and is not intended to replace professional Christian counseling.

Family members and/or friends are not allowed to participate together as it only results in lack of vulnerability.

Next group begins Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 6:30 – 8:30pm (led by Dave and Veronica; Classroom 104)


You are a “survivor of suicide,” and as that unwelcomed designation implies, your survival — your emotional survival — will depend on how well you learn to cope with your tragedy. The bad news: surviving this will be the second-worst experience of your life. The good news: the worst is already over.

1st Sundays of the month – 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. – EVC (led by Bruce and Debby – Room 103; Childcare provided)


A 16-week curriculum-based support group for adult female survivors of childhood/adult sexual abuse or assault, domestic violence, or sex trafficking. This dynamic group provides a safe place for survivors to heal and rebuild their lives. Come start your journey of transformation!

Next session begins at EVC on Thursday, February 4, 2021 – 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (led by Lisa and Melissa – Room 104; Childcare provided)


We are family and friends of someone who suffers from substance use disorders and other forms of addictive behaviors. This is a safe place for all to discuss the issues of living life with and responding to someone of any age who suffers from this disease, whether in an active or recovering state. The purpose of the group is to help in addressing your own needs while adopting healthy self-care habits.

1st Sundays of the month, 12:45 – 1:15 (led by Sandy and John; Room 110; Childcare provided)