God created each of us with a need for family, community, and friendship. When people connect, it fills needs, builds character, expands perspective, and encourages stability. Plus, it is just more fun doing life together. We believe God has designed our journey through life to go better together!


PARKSIDE GROUP LIFE OPPORTUNITIES

If you are new to Parkside and would like to explore group involvement, check out the following opportunities.


Rooted Groups – contact Bart Steever bart@parksidechristian.com

These 10-week groups meet twice a year in the winter and fall. A good front-door way for you to make friends and connect with the mission and values of Parkside.


LIFEGROUPS – contact Bart Steever bart@parksidechristian.com

Lifegroups consist of 8 to 12 people meeting together on a regular basis to study relevant Bible truths, to experience life together, and to help others. We have groups for men, women, or couples that meet in homes, restaurants, and on campus at Parkside.


SUNDAY MORNING GROUPS – contact Bart Steever bart@parksidechristian.com

Sunday groups are a chance to share life with others and explore relevant life-related topics found in Scripture. They meet at 9:30 or 11:00 a.m. each Sunday morning at Parkside. Groups for children, [infants – 6th grade], are

offered at the same times. [for Children contact Shanna O’Dell, shanna@parksidechristian.com.] Student groups [7-12th grade] meet at 9:30 a.m. [for Students contact Rachel Menzel rachel@parksidechristian.com.]


LADIES BIBLE STUDY – contact Stacy Meyer supersaverff@aol.com

LBS is designed to draw women closer to God through prayer and the study of His Word. All ages come together to learn, support and pray for one another. The study is offered on Thursday mornings and evenings (same study, same leaders, different groups) September through May.


MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS) – contact Shanna O’Dell shanna@parksidechristian.com

MOP’s purpose is to encourage, nurture, and connect mothers of preschool children. MOPS meets once a month from September through May. Child care is available.


CARE/SUPPORT GROUPS – contact Randy Shivers randy@parksidechristian.com

If you have suffered relational loss, a Grief Share group offers help for those who have lost a loved one. Divorce Care is available to support and encourage those experiencing that loss.


MINISTRY TEAMS – contact Bart Steever bart@parksidechristian.com

We have a variety of ways to connect with new friends while volunteering to serve others in need.