RealLife Groups

Our Sunday services are too big to build meaningful community

And honestly, that’s not even our Sunday goal. So how do we stay faithful to God’s call to reach out and make room for everyone, but still be able to connect in a more relational setting for community? Through RealLife Groups.

Brewster

Calling all couples! Join us every other week as we connect with other couples, have fun playing games, sharing meals and doing life together. Time and Place TBD.

Contact Trey Dezellem (509)-778-2325 or Sam Dezellem (916)-467-2224

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Hey Mama, this six-week devotional is for you! These tales from the trenches with practical pointers and scriptural insight will remind you that your greatest calling as a mom isn’t to live up to a name, but to point your children to the One whose name is above all names. Join Alicia Isenhart on Sunday afternoons starting Mid October to be encouraged in your journey as a mom with other moms!

Alicia Isenhart: (509)-449-0997

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Gather for grub, gab and games. Once a month we will get together for a potluck dinner, time to visit and games. Dates and times TBD.

Contact Ann Spurgeon for more information (509)-670-3331

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Join Billy and Joyce Bosch for Starting Point, a 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. We will meet on Sundays at 4pm in Billy and Joyce’s home in Pateros.

Billy Bosch: 360-594-1131

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Do you ever feel unsure about who and what to believe? These days, we are bombarded with information. Everyone is trying to tell us what to buy, how to look, how to vote and what to believe. Who can we trust when we have questions? And does having questions make us “bad Christians”? The audience of Hebrews was not much different from us. They, too, had questions about their faith. Join Robin Isenhart at 7pm Thursday evenings at her home in Brewster to explore these questions. The first meeting will happen on September 30th as an orientation to the first 5 app, and to get ready for the group gatherings that will follow.

Robin Isenhart: (509)-449-0028

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Chelan/Manson

Shannon Peebles will be leading women of all ages to dive into Lysa Terkherst’s newest study: Finding I AM: How Jesus Fully Satisfies the Cry of Your Heart. Join us as we study as a large group the seven “I Am” statements found in the gospel of John. We will then break up into small groups to discuss the topic and have fellowship and prayer time! This study will meet at 7:00PM on Monday nights at Lake Chelan Building Supply in Chelan. Shannon can be reached at 509-264-0641.
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Mike Wold’s “Men in the Morning” meets Wednesdays at 6:30 AM at North Shore Bible Church starting October 6th. This group is for men of any age and any stage in life. We will be reading “The Purpose Driven Life,” by Pastor Rick Warren that helps you understand and live out the God given purpose of your life. Mike (509)-885-0693.
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Lori Laughlin invites women to study, “Mindset: Learning and Living the Will of God,” together, a flexible inductive study by Pam Gillespie of Precept Ministries. We will cover questions such as: Where can I find the power to follow God? How do I know God hears my prayers? What does it mean to be called by God? This study dives deep into Romans 8 to discover truth for ourselves and wrestle with how knowing the truth and thinking biblically will change how we see the world and live in it. We can’t stop with knowing truth…we need to press on and live it!!

Group will meet Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM starting October 13th at Lori’s home (405 S. #3rd St., Chelan) Lori: 509-679-6901
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The crazy awesome thing about being a Christian is that it is simply and magnificently complex. This is why it is so great to be able to meet with others to talk about what it means to be Christian. Shaun & Andrea Elliott will gather people in all stages of belief for great discussions and awesome company. Due to popular feedback, we will be starting with “Confronting without Offending.” Beginning October 6, our group will meet every two weeks at 7pm on Wednesdays at the Elliott Residence. Contact Andrea: [email protected]

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Pastor Kyle & Darlene Plew led Starting Point Fall 2021, a 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. More Starting Point Groups will be available in the future. If interested, please email Kyle at [email protected]

A group who gathers weekly to discuss the sermon and do life together.

Six empty nest couples who gather around the dinner table in each others’ homes each month to break bread, take communion, read the Bible, and support each other in life. Led by Manuel & Michelle Navarro

Gather with Mike & Jennie Wheat for a group who wants to grow friendships, share life, and encourage each other in our walk with Christ. We will share the hosting of potlucks in our homes and pursue other activities such as serving the community, wine tasting, and sky diving (just kidding).

A small group of ladies who gather to do life together.

A 6 week Real Marriage group that met Fall 2021

Real Marriage Group led by Bill & Angell Clark

Real Marriage Group led by Marty & Christie Rothlisberger

Marian Felker & Vicki Peebles invite you to join them for “Sensible Shoes” by Sharon Garlough Brown. The book takes us into a new understanding of key spiritual practices and offers support for those who want to travel deeper into life with God.

The Philosophy

We model ourselves like the first century church by having a large group celebration once a week (Sundays), and then gathering in smaller groups during the week for real growth…kinda like the way Jesus did with the people He hung out with. 

These groups are a great way to meet new friends, have a good time, make a difference in the community and grow in your relationship with God. You’ll find people who are friendly but not manic, spiritual but not obnoxious. These are folks who don’t take themselves too seriously, but want to make the most out of life.

Coordinator

Sarah Barnes