We want to help lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Below are some of the best next steps you can take here at Anthem to get involved, connect with other people, and grow your faith. Click on one of the links below to learn more about each.


community groups

At Anthem we believe that circles are better than rows. There is so much more to Anthem Church than just sitting in rows on Sunday. We think that circles, or Community Groups, is the best way to connect relationally and grow spiritually.

–  Groups are formed by those in similar ages and stages of life.
–  We offer College, Couples, Men’s and Women’s groups.
–  Groups generally consist of approximately 8 – 12 individuals or 4 to 6 couples.
–  Groups generally meet weekly in homes for 12-24 months.

We launch new groups at various times throughout the year. Contact us at the address below and let us know if you would like to join one at the next available opportunity.

Send us an email at groups@anthemchurch.com.

Group Leaders

Interested in learning more about leading a Group? Click on the link below and someone from our Groups Team will contact you.


Short-term Groups

A Short-Term Group is sometimes the best next step for you to take that will help you grow in your faith journey. They are like Community Groups, but meet weekly for a short period of time and explore a specific topic.  Click on a link below to learn more about each short-tarn group we offer at Anthem.


Leaving a healthy financial legacy does not just happen. It takes time, intentionality, and direction.In order to help you take that step, we are offering Financial Peace University (FPU). In this 9-week environment, you will become equipped to handle your current financial situation and to plan for a more secure tomorrow.

Here are some topics we will cover:

  • Saving
  • Budgeting
  • Debt Reduction
  • Communication & Accountability
  • Investing
  • Buying/Selling Your Home

On average, individuals and couples who graduate from Financial Peace University pay off $5,300 of debt and save $2,700 within the first 90 days.


  • The cost for Financial Peace University membership is $100. Your FPU membership gives you access to many online tools, and you can repeat a group at any time for no charge.
  • Our FPU groups run for nine weeks and meet for 2 hours on Wednesday evenings.
  • If you already have an FPU membership and would like to join a group or have any questions please email us at groups@anthemchurch.com

Registration is currently closed

Starting Point

Starting Point is an 8-week gathering where your questions about God turn into a conversation about faith. In a Starting Point Group, you can discuss your doubts and explore the trickiest topics of faith, free from pressure and judgment.

Some Helpful Details

  • This Group meet on Sundays starting April 15. 
  • Group Meetings run for 8 weeks and meet for 75 minutes.
  • There are 2 leaders and 6-8 participants in each Group.
  • Childcare: Because Starting Point happens during our Sunday services your children will be taken care of in our Family Ministry Environments.

To find out more about Starting Point or to join a Group, visit us any Sunday in the Gallery after either of our morning services. 

Starting Point Registration is CLOSED.




Who should be baptized?
Christians are people who believe that the blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross, provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin. Therefore, salvation occurs only when a person places his or her faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as the sufficient payment for his or her sin.

If you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, then you are ready to be baptized. Just like a bride and groom show others their love for one another by wearing wedding bands, your baptism is your opportunity to show others that you have accepted Christ and are now walking with Him.

Be rich

“Command those who are rich in this present world to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.”   – 1 Timothy 6 17-18 (NIV)

We want to be a local church that is making a real difference in our community. As a result, we have partnered with a number of local nonprofit organizations that are doing great work in our community. Throughout the year we do a number of things to partner with these organizations; from food drives to generosity campaigns. Below you can learn more about these local non-profit parters as well as watch a video about our most recent Be Rich Generosity Campaign.

Our Local Partners

Food 4 Kids Backpack Program

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This incredible organization is working to identify chronically hungry school-age children in North Florida and deliver food directly to the them through backpacks they take home on the weekends.

equal access clinic

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Equal Access is a network of student-run free healthcare clinics established by the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Pre-medical and health professional student volunteers in collaboration with the University of Florida faculty and staff provide care for the medically underserved in the community Our clinics are made possible through the generous contributions of our student and faculty volunteers as well as funding from the community and our partners listed below.

Girls Place

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Girls Place believes that all girls should be inspired, challenged and nurtured to become their very best by becoming independent women who embrace diversity, express their ideas, rise above obstacles, enhance their communities, and lead those around them. They empower girls to grow courageous, strong and self-sufficuent. They inspire them to celebrate themselves–their minds, their hearts, and their physical well being.


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Sira believes the greatest gift you can give someone is hope. Each day, they invite women who are confused and hurting to share their story, a story they often feel they can’t share with anyone else. Many face an unexpected pregnancy or struggle with a past pregnancy decision. Sometimes, it’s an expecting mom or dad who feels overwhelmed and underprepared to be a parent or raise an additional child. Whatever their story, Sira is there to listen and to help.


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Young Life doesn't start with a program. It starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don't happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency. We believe in the power of presence. Kids' lives are dramatically influenced when caring adults come alongside them, sharing God's love with them. Because their Young Life leader believes in them, they begin to see that their lives have great worth, meaning and purpose.

embrace grace

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Embrace Grace, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of providing emotional, practical and spiritual support for single, young women and their families who find themselves in an unintended pregnancy. The primary goal of Embrace Grace is to empower churches across the nation to be a safe and non-judging place for the girls to run to when they find out they are pregnant, instead of the last place they are welcomed because of shame and guilt.