we believe REAL life change happens in the context of real relationships. 

Winter LIFEgroup Registration is OPEN!


The purpose of LIFEgroups is to create an environment where you can be real with other people.
LIFEgroups are a place where you can grow, connect, and be cared for. LIFEgroups are a place where the meaningful relationships you have been searching for can be found. Don't do life alone!

We invite you to grow and find freedom by connecting with others in a Southridge LIFEgroup. 


WINTER 2018 LIFE GROUP DIRECTORY


CLICK THE NAME OF THE GROUP YOU WANT TO JOIN! 



[COED GROUPS] (single/married/male/female)  


WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? FULL 

Also known as, Purpose Driven Life. This study will change your life as you discover "it's not about you, it's about God in you."  

When: Wednesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Tim and Leah Gintz

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: $8 Study Guide provided by Leader, optional for purchase


TRUTH PROJECT

For those who have Jesus as their Savior and want to make Him their Lord. Come to Truth Project to correctly wire your perspective of what Christianity is through a 13 week course on Christian Worldview. 

When: Thursday / 6:00PM

Leaders: Scott and Charly Nelson

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


STARTING POINT

Whether you're new to faith, curious about God, or coming back to church after some time away, it's a place where your opinions and beliefs are valued, and no question is off limits.

When: Wednesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Troy and Jennifer Vandament

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: $15 Book provided by leader  


EXPOSING THE ENEMY FULL

Video Series by Jimmy Evans of Gateway Church speaks on exposing Lucifer, Exposing Satan, Exposing the Devil, Exposing the AntiChrist and Exposing the Roaring Lion. Join us as we uncover some truth. 

When: Wednesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Keith and Pat Thomas

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


INTERCESSORY PRAYER

If you desire to learn how to pray through a need and for others, join us for an introduction to Intercessory Prayer. When: Wednesday / 5:30PM

Leaders: Charly Nelson, Bob Sons and Virginia Sons

Location: Southridge Church

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


EMBRACING FREEDOM FULL

In this group we will study and discuss the 1 Corinthians 11-16.  A group committed to relationships and spiritual growth.

When: Wednesday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Jeremy and Shiree King

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: Yes

Cost/Requirement: None  


PERSONAL SAFETY & SECURITY

Concerned and curious on your personal safety and security? Join us as we discuss God’s plan for us as believers. 

When: Day will be determined once group is formed

Leader: Bob Sons and Tim Sons

Location: Southridge Church

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


THE ROCK *18-30 year old

A group for 20 somethings that want to grow deeper roots. Tired of being stagnant in your spiritual journey? This is just the beginning.

When: Wednesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Trom and Heather Thomas

Location: Leaders Home in Omaha

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


MARVEL MOVIE MARATHON  FULL *17-30 year old - High School Seniors welcome.

Avengers Infinity War is on its way. We are watching all 18 of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe leading up to Infinity War in theaters. 

When: Friday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Corey and Marisa Johnson

Location: Leaders Home in La Vista

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None


SILVER LIFE *Over 50

A group for those over 50 to build community while sharing a meal and conversation, during a common season of life.

When: 4th Saturday / 6:00PM

Leaders: Mark and Karla Blevins

Location: Host Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-lesson class on money management taught by America’s most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future and much more. 

THIS GROUP STARTS in FEBRUARY

When: Monday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Shawn and Jessica Howell

Location: Leaders Home in Omaha

Childcare: Yes

Cost/Requirement: $130 Workbook provided by the leader    



[MARRIED GROUPS]    


LEAN IN *married 7 years or less*

“From This Day Forward” a video series by Craig Groeschel. The choices you make each and every day determine not only your relationship with God but also the quality of your marriage. The decisions you make today will determine the marriage you will have tomorrow. 

When: Tuesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Tyson and Kim Thomas

Location: Host Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None   


GOD 24/7

“What Happy Couples Know” a message series by Andy Stanley. A great marriage doesn’t happen by accident. It requires care and regular maintenance. But sometimes we don’t want to make the effort. As long as it’s not broken, do we really need to talk about it?

When: Wednesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Don and Shelly DuBay

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


LOVE THAT LASTS

“Soul Keeping” by John Ortberg. We will assess our soul’s health and how to take care of it, so it can contribute to the depth and beauty of our relationship with God and others.  To have a great marriage, we have to take care of the most important part of ourselves first!

When: Wednesday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Jay and Candace Newland

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No (but we are creative)

Cost/Requirement: None        



[PARENTING GROUPS]    


BLENDED & BLESSED

“Keys to a Healthy Stepfamily” by Ron Deal reveals the seven fundamental steps to blended family success and provides practical, realistic solutions to the issues you face as a stepfamily. Whether married or soon-to-be-married, you'll discover how to - Solve the everyday puzzles of stepparenting and stepchildren relationships- Communicate effectively with an ex-spouse- Handle stepfamily finances confidently- "Cook" your stepfamily slowly rather than expect an instant blend. 

When: Tuesday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Moe and Beth Martin

Location: Host Home in Papillion

Childcare: Yes (limited space)

Cost/Requirement: None      



[WOMEN'S GROUPS]    


WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?

Also known as, Purpose Driven Life. This study will change your life as you discover "it's not about you, it's about God in you."  

When: Sunday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Kim Dusek

Location: Host Home in Omaha

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: Book and Study Guide   


WOMEN OF THE BIBLE FULL

A study of the "12 Women of the Bible" Book study by Lysa Terkeurst  with life-changing stories for women today. Each short chapter highlights a different woman and her character, followed by a group discussion of how her legacy relates to our lives and faith today.

When: Monday / 7:00PM

Leader: Lorna Brooke

Location: Leaders Home in Bellevue

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: $8 Book  


LIBERTY

Do you want to be a godly woman, but also find yourself wanting to be seen by the world as successful? Have you ever read Proverbs 31 and decided that becoming a godly woman is impossible? At the Feet of Ordinary Women is a great Bible study to help you learn the keys to being a godly woman. 

When: Tuesday / 7:00PM

Leader: Tricia Freeman

Location: Host Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


INVITADAS

El idioma no tiene que ser un obstaculo entre obstaculo entre tu y Jesus.. Aqui todas son INVITADAS a crecer con amistades y Jesus!

When: Tuesday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Nancy Anaya and Noelle St. Pierre

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion/Millard

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: 3-ring message note binder (Free from Southridge at the Info Table)  


MOVIE TIME

Like Movies? Come watch them with us. Casual group of ladies that enjoy movies. A good introductory group if you've never been in a life group before.

When: Thursday / 7:00PM

Leader: Kim Dusek

Location: Leaders Home in Omaha

Childcare: Yes

Cost/Requirement: None  


MOM'S DISCOVER GROUP (married / single moms)

We are community of moms committed to encouraging one another and growing in our relationship with God through prayer and studying His Word. Daily devotion using S.O.A.P. covering the gospels in chronological order from January 1 to Easter. Check out the website: https://discoveronethingonlinestudy.wordpress.com/

When: Thursday / 9:30 AM

Leaders: Becky Newman and Jess Howell

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: Yes

Cost/Requirement: None  


THE HEALING JOURNEY FULL

A 29-week Bible Study designed for women who want to learn God's principles for healing. An opportunity to personally process the painful events of your life and receive healing of mental, emotional or spiritual wounds. Identify false beliefs, victim behavior and much more. Website: www.hishealinglight.org/healing-journey

When: Thursday / 6:30PM

Leader: Shiree King

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: Yes

Cost/Requirement: 29 week commitment includes weekly homework. Cost is $75, scholarships available.  

 

BREATHE

'Armor of God' by Priscilla Shirer is more than merely a biblical description of the believers inventory, it's an action plan for putting it on and developing a personalized strategy to secure victory.  The enemy always fails miserably when he meets a woman dressed for the occasion.  This group is for women needing to Breathe - retreat from crazy and embrace Him. 

When: Thursday / 7:00PM

Leader: Jennifer Vandament

Location: Leaders Home in Bellevue

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: $15 Book






[MENS GROUPS]    


MANTIME

Men being men. Eating breakfast together, talking about Him and doing life together.

When: 1st and 3rd Saturday / 7:30AM

Leader: Trom Thomas

Location: Golden Corral (Cornhusker &Hwy 75)

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None  


CONQUER SERIES

The Conquer Series men’s group is designed for men in every respect. The group is your combat team where you can sharpen each other, as iron sharpens iron. In this band of brothers you will find acceptance, protection and encouragement because you are all in this together. Confidentiality is priority. Check out the website: ​https://conquerseries.com

When: Monday / 7:00PM

Location: Host Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: Workbook Cost


PURE DESIRES - 7 PILLARS OF FREEDOM

Seven Pillars groups are designed to provide a safe place to process addiction, build a lifestyle of accountability, and find healing. The group helps break denial, bring understanding of sex addiction, limits damage from behavior, and brings sobriety.  Prior completion of Conquer Series highly recommended.  If preferred, contact leader directly at 402-690-1930. Check out the website: ​https://puredesire.org

When: Monday / 7:00PM

Leader: Joe Durr

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: Book/Journal - Leader will provide details      



[INFLUENCE GROUPS]    


OPEN DOOR MISSION

Come be the hands and feet of Jesus as we serve our neighbors at the Open Door Mission. 

When: 4th Saturday / 5:00PM

Leaders: Tom and Lorna Brooke

Location: Open Door Mission - 2828 N. 23rd Street

Childcare: No, teens are welcome

Cost/Requirement: None  


STEPHEN CENTER OUTREACH 

Living your faith and building relationships through which spiritual conversations naturally occur. Loving on them, meeting their needs, meeting them where they are without judging them, doing life with them. Reaching out to unbelievers, engaging in spiritual conversations, and sharing the Gospel. All around us are hurting people desperately looking for something else, people whom God has ripened to the Gospel.  Will you join us?

When: Tuesday / 6:00PM

Leaders: Rich Petit and Don DuBay

Location: Stephen Center

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: None    



[STUDENT GROUPS]    


IGNITE

Life Group for 7th-12 graders. Always fun and always has food.

When: Sundays / 6:30PM

Leaders: Corey Johnson, Marisa Hemsley, Jake Ferris, Ria and Ricky Mills

Location: Southridge Church

Cost/Requirement: None



















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