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Ministries

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Missions:

Missions is a part of our name and as such we take it seriously. The Altoona Alliance Church is heavily involved with missions. We support international workers throughout the world by contributing to the Great Commission fund. The Great Commission fund is used by the C&MA to support international workers. We have additionally partnered with several C&MA missionaries with whom we have a close relationship.

Sending is only part of the equation. We also have many members who go on short term missions trips to various parts of the world. We have had members of the congregation go to Mexico, Thailand, Romania, Chile, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Honduras to name a few.

If you wish to consider serving with the Christian & Missionary Alliance, be it in the United States or in an international capacity, you can get started by going to serving page on the Christian & Missionary Alliance website.

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Nursery (Up to Age 3) – Nursery is available during Sunday School and Sunday 10:45 AM service*.

Children’s Church (Ages 3-K) – Classes available for children up to Kindergarten during Sunday AM service*.

Jr. Worship Covers grades 1 – 5 and meets during the Sunday 10:45 service (except during July and August).

VBS –  Many summers the Altoona Alliance Church runs a Vacation Bible School for the children.

 

*All children must be checked in at the children’s desk. Matching stickers will be printed for parent and child(ren). When picking up your child after services you must present the matching sticker.

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Jr. High & Sr. High Grades 6-12 meet Sunday during the evening service at 6:30. They also do many other events throughout the month including fun events, service opportunities and outreach events. Come join us!

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We have numerous Sunday School classes available for all ages.  Sunday School beings at 9:30 A.M.

Sunday School Classes:

Children

Noah’s Ark* (Newborn-Age 3)

Little Lambs* (Age 3-K)

The Sonbeams* (Grades 1-2)

The Jericho Kids* (Grades 3-4)

The King’s Kids* (Grades 5-6)

Youth (Grades 7-12) The Youth Sunday school class is for students in grades 7-12. We meet in the church youth room.

 

*All children must be checked in at the children’s desk. Matching stickers will be printed for parent and child(ren). When picking up your child after services you must present the matching sticker.

Adult

Next Steps (Ages 18-30): This class is for those who have graduated from high school, are in college, seeking work after college, or who are in between those life decisions.

The Cross-Eyed Class (Adults): This class offers lots of fun and fellowship along with a variety of biblical studies delivered in a discussion-based format.

The Parents with Babies class (Adults): This class offers parenting topics and an opportunity to bring new parents together to help them in their journey.

The Kingdom Seekers (Adults): This class offers deep biblical studies for all adults delivered in an instructional format.

The Men’s Class (Adult Men): This class engages in bible studies on a variety of topics with a special emphasis on issues relevant to men in our society today.

The Lookout Class (Adult Women): This class includes lots of fellowship, prayer and in-depth teaching – often through books of the Bible.  They are also active in projects.


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There are small groups with a variety of focuses offered at varying times throughout the year.  If you are interested in learning more about what groups are currently meeting, please see the Pastor or contact us for more information.


Grief Support:

A grief support group has met in the past in the cafe using the GriefShare program. The program is a 13 week program to aid those who are dealing with the grief of loss of a loved one. If you would be interested in this please let us know and we can organize another group. There are many lives that were changed and healed through this group.


 

Truth Seekers:

Truth Seekers is a group for new believers and anyone looking to grow in their faith. The group meets the first and third Monday of each month from September to May.  Please email the church with the subject line: Truth Seekers for more information on where and when the group meets.


 

Saturday Women’s Bible Study:

A Women’s Bible Study is held Saturday mornings at the church from 8:00 a.m until 10:00. They meet in the church’s Cafe.


 

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Alliance Men – Men’s ministry which is focused on service projects, outreach, equipping, and prayer. The group holds several events throughout the year to give men an opportunity to get together with other men. They also hold an annual golf tournament to raise money for short term mission trips.

Great Commission Women – Involve women in the world-wide ministries of the Christian and Missionary Alliance through intercession, the support of overseas workers and their families, short-term missions, and an annual project that services specified needs in various countries. They participate in projects sponsored by the Western PA District and national Great Commission Women.

Next Steps – This class is for those who are in college, seeking work after college or who are in between those life decisions.  We study a variety of topics, have a relaxed atmosphere and encourage building relationships with each other.

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