Connect Groups are the lifeblood of the House of Praise. Our belief is that “We’re not a church WITH groups, but a church OF groups” that does most ministry through the connect groups.

Connect Groups are, as they're named, the place of connecting in discipleship and meaningful relationship. Connect Groups consist of a small group of people (less than 20) from House of Praise that meet weekly, for 60 to 90 minutes, to grow spiritually and meet new friends.

Connect Groups at the House of Praise are semester based. Each semester is 8-12 weeks long, with meetings that are online or in person.

Check out these groups to see which is a good fit for you, and sign up on the form below. You'll be glad you did.


G 1 - Servant Leadership
Leader: Pastor Lon Dean 518-477-8747
Topic: Pastor Lon will work with you to unlock your leadership potential while keeping a servant’s heart
Connection Cafe 1688 Route 9 Castleton, NY 12033
Monday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

G 2 - Bible Study: Growing Together in God’s Word
Leader: JoEllen Peters 518-949-4882
Topic: Hide His Word in your heart. Memorize and apply verses to our daily lives
1630 Midstate Lane, Castleton, NY 12033
Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

G 3 - Book Study: Unexpected by Christine Caine
Leader: Beth Hawkins 518-258-5831
Topic: Leave fear behind, move forward in faith, and embrace the adventure
PASSWORD - 134519
Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Y4 - Youth Group (ages 13-17)
Leader: Joelle Dean 518-421-8846
Topic: Understanding God through the contemporary worship song
Kids Connection Sanctuary 1688 Route 9 Castleton, NY 12033
Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

G5. Book Study: The Third Option by Miles McPherson
Leader: Dalina Quinones 518-512-6012
Topic: Hope for a racially divided nation
PASSWORD - 561778
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

W 6 - Book Study: In the Middle of the Mess by Sheila Walsh
Leader: Stephanie Andreas 518-496-5656
Topic: Break free from Brokenness through receiving God's truths and reorienting your habits and heart
PASSWORD - 504768
Wednesday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

G 7 - Understanding Prophetic Wisdom
Leader: Pastor Sam Lamanna 315-868-7171
Topic: Discuss a perspective of the Prophetic Gifting as drawn from the wisdom of Solomon
PASSWORD - PraiseHim!
Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

G 8 - Bible Study : Book of James
Leader: Sally-jo Waterfall 518-794-0228
Topic: A look at what Jesus' brother had to say about faith, serving, and growing in our relationship with God
PASSWORD - 553750
Thursday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

G 9 - Sermon Discussion
Leader: Pastor Bill Morgan 518-477-8747
Topic: Discussing how we can apply the Sunday sermon to our lives
SCHODACK DINER, Castleton, NY 12033
Saturday 9:00 am – 10:00 am

G 10 - Hiking
Leader: Pastor Carrie Zusy 518-477-8747
Topic: Venture onto different, easy hikes in the Capital District
House of Praise Parking Lot , Castleton, NY 12033
Sunday, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

M 11 - Men's: Reboot
Leader: Peter Marr 518-653-4403
Topic: Using Celebrate Recovery Materials, men work through the 12-step program
876 Arno Drive, Castleton, NY 12033
Friday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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