Small Group Ministries


An essential part of Spiritual Formation on campus comes through student-led small groups.  Each semester there are ten to twelve small groups that vary in size from eight to forty students, which meet on different nights of the week.  

While each group meeting consists of sharing, encouragement and prayer, the content of their Bible study can vary from using media, to focusing on specific books, or discussing relevant hot button issues for Christians. An asset to these small groups is that an overseer mentors the leaders.  

Attendance is optional, but chapel credit can be earned by attending a small group.

For more information on small groups, click here.  You can also check the Spiritual Formation bulletin board on the first floor of Boon Student Center!

Born and raised in France, Irene was a physical therapist before having the calling to come to ATS Nyack to pursue seminary together with her husband Ben, to be equipped to exercise leadership, mentorship and spiritual formation for the next generation.  Currently a student at Alliance Theological Seminary, Irene is on the Bible and Theology track working her ways to a Master’s of Divinity degree with an expected graduation in May 2018.  If you wish to speak with Irene about being a small group leader, you can contact her at