GENERAL Community GROUPS

ROMANS

Group Description: Men and women of various ages and stages in life. This group is made up of adults ranging from their mid-30s to mid-80s; some married, some single and/or widowed. They are currently studying the book of Romans.
Location: Creekside Adult Classroom
Time: Sundays at 8:30 a.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Children may attend Sunday school during this time
Group Facilitator: Paul Reyes

EPHESIANS

Group Description: This group of adults meets during the second service twice a month to study the Bible. They are currently studying the book of Ephesians.
Location: Creekside
Time: 10:30 a.m. every other Sunday
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Children may attend Sunday school during this time
Group Facilitators: Jon and Jeri Shahoian

SERMON DISCUSSION

Group Description: This group is made up of couples and singles of various ages. They discuss and apply each week's sermon and then enjoy snacks, coffee, and pastries at the end of the meeting.
Location: Creekside Student Center
Time: Mondays from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitator: David and Adriana Trujillo

HEBREWS

Group Description: This is a group of couples and singles. Although mainly 50 years and up, there are a few younger folks in the group and everyone is welcome.
Location: Creekside 2nd-3rd Grade Room
Time: Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. 
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitator: Bruce McGregor

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Group Description: A year-long, Christ-centered recovery program
Location: Creekside
Time: Wednesdays from 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Dinner is included)
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Provided
Group Facilitator: Reg Bollinger

ACTS

Group Description: This group is made up of adults (single and married, with and without children), ranging from their 20s-60s. 
Location: Oakland
Time: Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitators: Henry and Sohini Chan

THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

Group Description: This group is made up of singles and couples. They are mostly an older group, but are open to all. We gather together and spend time singing, studying the Word, and praying. We try to have social events once a quarter. Our goal is to help each other grow closer to God and encourage each other to reach out to the community around us. 
Location: San Leandro
Time: Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitator: Jim and Deb Palmieri

PROVERBS

Group Description: This group is open to men and women, couples and singles, non-believers and seasoned Christians, adults, teens, and children. They study the Bible and share what they learn.
Location: Oakland
Time: Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Children welcome
Group Facilitator: Greg and Lori Arthur

SERMON DISCUSSION GROUP

Group Description: This is a group of couples and singles who meet to discuss the week’s sermon, eat together, and support each other through prayer.
Location: Creekside High School Room
Time: Thursdays from 5:45 -7:30 p.m. (dessert and bring your own dinner from 5:45-6:30 p.m., study from 6:30-7:30 p.m.).
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Yes.They have dinner (everyone brings their own dinner and dessert is provided) with some of the other Thursday community groups (with the kids), and then they break out into their separate meetings, while the kids go to childcare.
Group Facilitator: Kyle Driggers

ROMANS

Group Description: This is a group of couples and singles who meet to discuss the book of Romans, eat together, and support each other through prayer.
Location: Creekside
Time: Thursdays from 5:45 -7:30 p.m. (dessert and bring your own dinner from 5:45-6:30 p.m., study from 6:30-7:30 p.m.).
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: Yes.They have dinner (everyone brings their own dinner and dessert is provided) with some of the other Thursday community groups (with the kids), and then they break out into their separate meetings, while the kids go to childcare.
Group Facilitator: Brandon Jue

BIBLE DISCUSSION

Group Description: This is group is open to men and women, couples and singles, non-believers and seasoned Christians. They study the Bible and share what they learn.
Location: Hayward (near City Hall)
Time: Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitator: Rod and Julie Nicholas

“IT’S NOT ABOUT ME” BOOK DISCUSSION

Group Description: This is a group of couples and singles who enjoy in-depth Bible study, fun fellowship, and support through prayer for each other. They are currently studying the book, “It’s Not about Me.”
Location: Hayward
Time: Fridays at 7:00 p.m. 
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitators: Bob and Karen Worthen

“THE FORGOTTEN GOD” BOOK DISCUSSION

Group Description: This group is open to men and women, couples and singles, non-believers and seasoned Christians. They will be reading and discussing “The Forgotten God” by Francis Chan.
Location: San Leandro
Time: Fridays from 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Open To: Everyone
Childcare: None provided
Group Facilitators: Arthur and Diana Tang

For information on joining any of these groups, contact Rachel Butler.