Small Group Ministry

The Christian life is not meant to be lived alone. Jesus started the Church, forming the first small group: the 12 Apostles. Throughout the centuries, Christians grew in faith in community with each other. Countless saints were friends with other saints. We are meant to know and love God in relationship with others. It’s well known that today we are simultaneously the most connected yet most isolated people. Small groups are a space to know and be known – and through this, come deeper into relationship with Jesus. We hope you’ll join us!


What is a “Small Group?”

A group of 6-10 people who come together weekly or bi-weekly for an hour and a half to encounter Christ together. We do this by praise, prayer, learning, sharing God’s work in our lives, and interceding for each other.

Why Small Groups at GA?

Our faith journey is individual but not isolated. We are not meant to walk alone. Small groups are an intentional space to do two things.

  1. Become aware of God’s presence in your life. Every meeting will allow participants to share about their lives and where God has been present in their lives each week. Some weeks we share our great joys and rejoice with each other. Other weeks, we share our sorrow and build each other up in them. Throughout all, there is intentional space to acknowledge the Lord’s presence.

  2. Grow in knowledge of the faith. Small groups will cover a variety of topics and series to help us deepen our understanding of the faith. There will always be space for discussion. Small groups periodically finish series and start new ones. The purpose is to know each other and then walk with each through a variety of topics within our faith.

What will be covered?

The topics will vary depending on group. Once one series is finished, small groups, with their leaders, choose new topics to cover.

I thought small groups were just for Lent.

Small groups started in Lent. It was such a powerful experience for our participants that many of our groups desired to continue and are excited to invite new members to join!

Sounds awesome. Where do I sign up?


If you don’t find a group that fits your needs, please contact Lukas Steffensmeier.

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