Connect Groups

Looking for a fresh opportunity to connect with others here at Hilltop? Whether you are still exploring this whole "Christianity thing" or are a long-time follower of Jesus, these ever-changing , relevant, short-term groups are a great way to connect with who we are at Hilltop. So dip your toes in the water, connect with other people, and discover what following Jesus is all about.

We encourage everyone at Hilltop to be a part of a Connect Group. Why? Because we believe that life is not meant to do alone. God designed us to be in community with others. Connect Groups are a great way to meet people, make friends, learn more about God and find real answers for life’s questions. 

Summer 2020

Beginning Basics:

Understanding the Old Testament

(begins June 21 - 8 weeks)

Host: Todd Gavin

Location: video conference

Day/Time: Sunday evenings 7:00-8:30 pm

Cost: None

The Old Testament is confusing. It is a people who lived thousands of years ago and thousands of miles away, with customs and laws that are "odd" to us. However, the Old Testament is key to really understanding the New Covenant. Participation in this 8 week course will help you understand the basic geography and timeline of the Hebrew people and how it directly relates to the New Testament.

Bible Study with the Pastor

(begins June 15 - 8 weeks)

Host: Pastor Matt Sipe

Location: video conference

Day/Time: Monday evenings 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: None

Men's Evening Risers (begins June 16 - 8 weeks)

Host: Don Putzier 

Location: video conference

Day/Time: Tuesday evenings 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: None

Accountability group for men to share their faith.

White Fragility

(begins June 24 - 6 weeks)

Host: Karla Lassonde and Shanna Blomquist

Location: video conference

Day/Time: Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:00 pm

Cost: TBD

The group will read and discuss the New York Times best-selling book, White Fragility, which explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.



108 South Manitou Drive

Mankato MN 56001

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