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A Small Group consists of 3 or more people who gather together to build community, to grow and serve together. They meet in a variety of places and cover a variety of interests.

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SERVE Team -- Set-up Team

Leader Name:   Nicole DiBianca
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 6:30am
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters
Focus:   Join us at 6:30am as we transform the movie theaters into a great place to celebrate who God is and what He’s doing! Breakfast, good talks, and personal satisfaction included.

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - Post Service Prayer Team

Leader Name:   Dean Arakaki
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - Safety Team

Leader Name:   Donnell Smith
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - MannaKids Team

Leader Name:   Allison Adams
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - Parking Team

Leader Name:   Jermaine Adams
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - Ushers

Leader Name:   Nicole DiBianca
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

SERVE Team Pre-Service Power Up - Greeting Team

Leader Name:   Ashley Sigafoose
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8:45am (8:15am if you’d like to attend ‘mini-service’ or are serving in a role where you will miss the service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, Theater 12
Focus:   Join us before service to connect, pray for one another, and get equipped and geared up to SERVE through our various teams! Not on a team yet? Contact the leader and come join us!

Worship Team

Leader Name:   Brandon DiBianca
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8am
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, #10
Focus:   We get the opportunity every Sunday to use music to connect people to the Presence of God and inspire them to new levels of faith. Interview and audition required. Contact me to set it up so we can get you on the team!

Production Team

Leader Name:   Elizabeth Cook
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 8am
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, #10
Focus:   We do sound, lights, cameras, and everything else we can to set a great atmosphere for people to connect with God. If you have skills in any of these areas or simply want to learn, we’d love to have you. Refreshments provided.

Manna Students

Leader Name:   Jazmin Orse
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 10:45-11:30am
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, #12
Focus:   Middle School and High School students! Join us Sunday's after service and at our monthly “Fun Days”. You are called to change your world, and that’s gonna take real relationships with real people who can help connect you to a real God!

Good or God? - Book Discussion

Leader Name:   Jodi Nicklas & Erin Stibral
Meeting Time:   Thursdays, 6:30pm
Location:   Starbucks, Moanalua Shopping Center
Focus:   These days the terms good and God seem synonymous. But is that all there is to it? If good is so obvious, why does the Bible say that we need discernment to recognize it? We will use John Bevere’s book, “Good or God” to facilitate our discussions.

Let’s Change the World! - Outreach Group

Leader Name:   Cindy Arakaki
Meeting Time:   1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6pm
Location:   TBD
Focus:   This group is for those who have a heart to reach people who are spiritually disconnected to Jesus. We’ll plan and execute outreaches, pray, encourage one another, and put ourselves in position for God to touch others through us. All are welcome!

Bro-Time - Men’s Group

Leader Name:   Paul Tsuruda
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   TBD
Focus:   Once a month we’ll get together to talk story about family, life, and business/work.

Hebraic Roots of Christianity

Leader Name:   Jenny Yocham
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   TBD
Focus:   We will be learning about Jesus as the Jewish Messiah, viewing the Gospel through the eyes of the 1st century Church, and learning how a deeper understanding of the Old Testament can bring us closer to God.

Beginner's Motorcycle Riders

Leader Name:   Mochi Freeman
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   TBD
Focus:   This group will be mostly about riding safe, bike upkeep, short ride once in awhile, and scripture discussion. Must own a motorcycle.

Prayer Team

Leader Name:   Dean Arakaki
Meeting Time:   TBD
Location:   TBD
Focus:   We will gather together to pray for one another, the church, the community, and beyond. This group is for those who have a ‘seasoned’ prayer life as well as those who are looking to learn how to pray more effectively.

That The World May Know

Leader Name:   Chris & Karen Wells
Meeting Time:   Fridays, 6:30 pm
Location:   5231 Kahalakua St Honolulu, 96821
Focus:   Video series. Teacher and historian Ray Vander Laann illuminates the historical, geographical, and cultural context of the scriptures. Filmed in the Middle East, this series will transform your understanding of the Bible and your walk with Jesus.

Men’s Group - In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day

Leader Name:   Shawn Withy-Allen
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 7:15am-ish (Immediately following set-up)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters
Focus:   Join us as we discuss Mark Batterson’s classic, “In a Pit With A Lion On a Snowy Day.” Failure and fear are nothing in the face of FAITH! Breakfast included

Surf’s Up!

Leader Name:   John Bunya
Meeting Time:   Twice a month (early Saturday mornings, flexible)
Location:   Surf dependent/TBD
Focus:   We'll meet at the beach and start our surf session discussing Scripture and praying for each other, then head out and enjoy the waves. Bring your board and Bible. No shirt? No shoes? No problem.

Beginner's Guitar - Music

Leader Name:   Mochi Freeman and Brandon DiBianca
Meeting Time:   TBA
Location:   TBA
Focus:   This group will be sharing basic music theory, learning beginner's songs, instrument care, playing in public once in awhile, and scripture discussion. Must have your own guitar.

Mommy Meet-Up

Leader Name:   Sarah Withy-Allen
Meeting Time:   10am-11:30am Tuesday, June 27 and Tuesday July 18
Location:   Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park 94-801 Kamehameha Hwy 96797
Focus:   We will meet at a park a couple of times over the summer for an informal get together as our kids play. Pack a picnic lunch and/or snacks. Non-mommies invited, too, but ladies and kids only please!

Women of the Bible

Leader Name:   Ashley Sigafoose
Meeting Time:   Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Location:   TBA
Focus:   We will be studying the heroines of the faith as we read "Women of the Bible" by Spangler and Syswerda. Using the stories of these women we will discuss the beautiful and the messy parts of life. You don't have to purchase the book to attend!

GROWTH TRACK - Leader Step

Leader Name:   Shawn Withy-Allen
Meeting Time:   Wednesdays - 6:30pm
Location:   Starbucks- Mounalua Shopping Center
Focus:   If you want to be more fully equipped to lead and influence people in your family, in your job, in your community, and at Manna Church, Leader Step is for you.

GROWTH TRACK - Next Step

Leader Name:   Shawn Withy-Allen
Meeting Time:   Sundays, 10:45-11:30am (10 minutes after service)
Location:   Pearlridge West Theaters, #11
Focus:   In Next Step we discuss Who we are, Why we are, Where we’re going, and What part you play in Manna Church. If you are in the process of deciding if Manna Church is for you or you know 100% that this is your church home, this group is a must for you.

GROWTH TRACK - First Step

Leader Name:   Tyson Lum
Meeting Time:   This group consists of a series of 5-10 minute videos with interactive questions that you can do at your own pace. In person discussion and face to face gatherings will be at the convenience of those in the group.
Location:   Your smartphone, laptop, notebook or ipad.
Focus:   This group focuses on developing the healthy habits of a follower of Jesus: consistency in reading the Bible, prayer, worship, and more. If you are going to fulfill your potential, it’s critical that you learn how to consistently connect with Him.