Grove Communities

We are thankful that you are actively pursuing getting more involved at the Grove!  We have some options for you to consider, please click on one of the links below and see if there could be a fit for you.  If you would like to talk with someone please email Ryan Arneson at

Grove Small Groups

Grove Sunday school

Dylan Scandlyn's Group
Small group style Bible study. Our main focus is to study and grown in our knowledge of the Lord and HIs Scripture. We primarily focus on studying Scripture in context; however, we will implement thematic based studies as well throughout the year. Our group is for adults of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you are just discovering who Jesus is or have been following Him for many years, we would love to have you join us.

When: Sunday mornings at 9:00am
Where: Staff Office
Contact Info: Dylan Scandlyn 865-603-7088
Men's Group
We meet every Sunday to study God's word and fellowship with other like minded men. We go through scripture based studies to help men lead their homes, families, and other areas of influence towards God's kingdom.

When: Sunday mornings at 8:30am
Where: Portable #1
Contact Info: Sammy Jones 803-227-9074
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Wade Creswell's Group
Digging deeply into God's word verse by verse. All ages welcome. Open, honest, and thoughtful study and discussion about the depth and richness of scripture.

When: Sunday mornings at 9:00 am
Where: Portable #2
Contact Info: Wade Creswell 865-770-9958
Joy Group
50 and up adults. JOY GROUP: J. Just, O. Older, Y. Youth.

When: Sunday mornings at 9:00 am
Where: Executive Office
Contact Info: David Harper 865-356-3169 or Tommy Sircy 615-686-9707
Middle School & High School Boys & Girls
We discuss how to apply God's word in our relationships and interactions throughout the week. This is an open and fun environment to work out your faith and to develop and gain new relationships.

When: Sunday mornings at 9:00 am
Where: Grove Kids Elementary Room
Contact Info: Riley Clem
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Wednesday Nights

Wednesday Night Connect is open for anyone and our goal is 3-fold
CONNECT with God and His word
CONNECT with each other
CONNECT with the Church
We are currently going through 1 Peter. This is an interactive time together in God’s word and a great opportunity to get to know other people in the Church, as well as learning more about what is going on at the Grove and how to get involved in our community.

When: Wednesday Nights @ 6:30pm March 20th – May 8th
Where: The Worship Center
Contact Info: Ryan Arneson

Grove specialized groups & ministries

Arrows in the Sky

A ministry born out of tears. The expecting and birth of children, is some of the most exciting times in the lives of parents. However, sometimes the excitement turns to sorrow when our new little one is born into heaven. Arrows in the sky ministry walks with parents during these very difficult days to find joy, hope, and healing.


Celebrate Recovery

A Christ centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone who is struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. Celebrate recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our lives. Meeting times are Monday at 6:00. Food and childcare provided.


college / young adults

Worship service for college students and young adults. We meet every Thursday at 6:30pm in the Student Room at The Grove Church.


Divorce Care

DivorceCare is a 13 week class for those going through a divorce or already divorced that need help healing from the pain of separation or divorce. The next class will start in January. Contact Kim Davidson to learn more about DivorceCare.

Grove Youth

The future generations are extremely important to the foundation of our church and country. We want to make sure that these young men and women are learning the importance of putting God first in their lives and how important it is to have Godly people by their sides as well.

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Grove Kids

Exists to provide an inviting, fun, safe environment where children from birth – 5th grade can learn foundational truths about God.


Church is a place that is warm and welcoming to all people and at all times. We put this team together just for that, so that there are constantly smiling and welcoming faces to all of our church friends and family.


International Missions

God called us to reach the uttermost parts of the world with the gospel, and our aim is to partner with individuals and organizations that are actively reaching their local areas through church planting, orphan prevention, gospel awareness, leadership training, construction, and disciple making.


Joy Group

50+, striving to serve all 50+ adults in faith, encouraging and assisting their growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We take trips and spend time with other believers of all ages. We motivate seniors to serve the lord through volunteering in the church and the community.



The first area of responsibility is our local community that we live, work, and play in. We serve our area through random acts of kindness, community outreach, and partnering with local organizations that provide relief. We are very hands-on in the world of addiction, small home repair, and wheelchair ramps.

Media Team

The Media Team has a wide variety of responsibilities. During worship services or other large events, they run the sound board, ProPresenter, lights, and provide livestream services online each week. This team was created to make sure everything runs smoothly for each service so we can give the best experience possible.


Mens Ministry

Men’s group meet to study God’s word and fellowship together, to become Godly men. Every other week this group gets together for men’s breakfast, great fellowship with each other, and a great bible study. Contact Sammy Jones to learn more about Mens Ministry and the work God has called them to do. 

Mom Life

Gospel-centered ministry for mothers of all ages. We meet on Friday’s from 9:30am – 11:30am in The Grove youth room. 

Prison Ministry

We want to extend the love of Christ to all places and we believe that the life changing love of God can be of big importance to the people in Morgan County Correctional Facility. We not only speak the word of God to them but fellowship with them by playing different sports and games throughout our visit.  

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Fellowship with people you are close to is important and we put great importance on small groups here at The Grove. Throughout the week we have many groups that meet for bible study and great fellowship that helps you grow in Christ with great people. 

Sunday school

Fellowship with people you are close to is important and we put great importance on Sunday School here at The Grove. Every Sunday morning we have different classes you can choose from. Sunday School starts at 9:00AM


Veterans Group

The veterans group supports other veterans with any issue they are facing and any needs that may arise within their families. They meet as a small group doing bible studies, and fellowshipping with each other.


Water Angels

Water Angel Ministries is a Christian outreach ministry to the homeless and at-risk in Knoxville. We also have targeted ministries that reach out to addicted men and women, and a special kids outreach called Shining Star.


Womens ministry

We are saved by grace for good works, we want to be the hands and feet of Jesus in Roane County. Loving women through bible study, community outreach, and serving where needed.

Worship Team

Worship is honor and adoration directed to God. As a group of musically talented and spiritually called individuals, our Worship Team uses their gifts to practice, prepare, plan, and participate in leading attendants and guests in corporate worship.