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

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. 


SPRING 2018 LIFEgroup DIRECTORY


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[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 Book/Study Guide provided by Leader, optional for purchase


GUARD RAILS FULL

Co-ed group following Any Stanley's video series Guard Rails. We will discuss the benefits of establishing personal guard rails in our lives in the current culture.

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

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday / 5:30PM

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   


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 FULL

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. 

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]    


FIRESIDE FRIDAYS *45 years and younger

Looking for a casual group with no extra reading or homework that you can bring your kids too? Join us for evenings of fun, laughter and a little competition with other couples and young families! Enjoy an evening under the stars, around the fire pit, in the country. Plenty of room for the kids to run and play outside. Bring your lawn chairs and relax! S'mores and hot dogs provided each week.

When: 1st and 3rd Friday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Tyson and Kim Thomas

Location: Leaders Home in Gretna

Childcare: Bring the Kiddos

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

Group studying the Five Love Languages. Together we will identify the different ways we give and receive love and how God wants to use your differences to build and maintain a love that lasts!

When: Wednesday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Jay and Candace Newland

Location: Leaders Home in Omaha

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: Book     



[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]     


TITUS TEACHING

Empowering older women to educate, encourage and equip younger women with skills long since forgotten, while adorning the Gospel of Christ together.  If you are looking for a group to grow in skills and spiritually, this group is for YOU!

When: 2nd Saturday / 10AM-4PM

Leaders: Virginia Sons and Charly Nelson

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: As Needed

Cost/Requirement: Materials Vary by Subject/Scholarships Available


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   


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! Discutimos el libro popular ?Para que estoy aquí en la tierra?

When: Friday / 7:00PM

Leaders: Nancy Anaya and Noelle St. Pierre

Location: Leaders Home in Papillion

Childcare: No

Cost/Requirement: Book provided


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, starting Isaiah April 2! 

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.  

 


[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    


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]    


MENTORING

Partner with Release Minifies to offer youth the promise of a HOPE and a FUTURE through the power of a relationship with God and a loving adult.  Be matched with an at risk youth to serve as a role model and use the power of relationships to change their heart and redirect their life towards God's full purposes for them, their family and society. 

When: Tuesday / 6:30PM

Leaders: Liz Fleming

Location: Southridge Church

Childcare: As Needed

Cost/Requirement: Be at least 21 years of age. Have a desire to disciple at risk youth in our community on an individual basis   


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 and Marisa Johnson, Jake Ferris, Ria and Ricky Mills

Location: Southridge Church

Cost/Requirement: None