If you join a small Group, you’ll meet with others regularly over an extended/ongoing period of time to focus on nurturing spiritual growth and developing community. When and how often members of a Life Group meet vary from group to group. If you’d like more information or are interested in a particular Life Group, click here and we’ll get back to you.
HIGH SCHOOL SMALL GROUP
High school can be hard. This group for students in grades 9-12 makes it a little easier by creating community for high school students to connect with Christ—and each other. Meets Sunday nights at the home of the young married couple who lead the group.
NELSON SMALL GROUP (ADULTS)
This group, which meets weekly during New Life’s Spring and Fall semesters, enables people get to know others in the church and share experiences from their spiritual journeys.
BRAUN SMALL GROUP (MARRIED AGES 50+)
This group focuses on learning to accept, understand, and support one another through discussions of Pastor Dutch VanderVlucht’s messages. Members concentrate on building the love of Jesus in all things, especially one another. Meets every two weeks during the school year; meetings rotate at members’ homes.
NEW LIFE SINGLES
Open to any adult single–never been married, divorced, widowed, single parent, or dating—this group meets every other week.
Designed to connect women 18+, REAL offers a non-threatening atmosphere in which women of all ages and stages of life can build Relationships, Encourage one another, hold each other Accountable—and Laugh! Activities include bonfires, Bunco, crafts, etc. REAL meets in the evening once a month during the school year, unless a special activity is scheduled for that month.
Men in TGIF meet weekly to draw closer to Christ and other men who are striving to be more Christ-like. Participants can discuss, or simply observe and take in the thoughts and experiences of others who are also dealing with the social and media pressures faced by men in our culture. This is a safe environment for men to share and support one another.
VETERANS DISCOVERING NEW LIFE
Veterans DNL provides an environment where military veterans can explore what God is doing in their lives, discover how their military experience has shaped their lives, and help them find purpose and meaning in life. Open to veterans of any military branch who wish to feel the camaraderie with other local veterans that they felt during their service. To accommodate busy schedules, Veterans DNL holds meetings at two different times each week.
The purpose of Celebrate Recovery is to share experience, strength, and hope for those who want to overcome any type of hurt, habit, or hang-up. The only requirement for attending is a desire to change. The group meets at New Life each Tuesday, beginning with a fellowship at 6 pm, followed by a large group meeting at 7 pm and small group meetings at 8 pm.
If you enjoy activities and hobbies, an Interest Group–which gathers people around shared interests–might be right up your alley! When and how often members of an Interest Group get together vary from group to group. If you’d like more information or are interested in a particular Interest Group, click here and we’ll get back to you.
Held Tuesday nights in New Life’s Gym, this group for men 18+ meets for fun, fellowship, and exercise.