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!


Our building at 6986 Salem Rd is presently closed in light of Covid-19 – but Parkside Christian Church sure isn’t! Choose one of these media platforms to keep your group connected and thriving.

ZOOM Meeting: Go to www.zoom.us and sign up for a free account. Schedule a group time and email an invite to your group.

Google Hangout:

Go to https://hangouts.google.com/

If you do not have a google account it will prompt you to sign in or create on. Get all your group gmail accounts and start a new group conversation. Contact the members of your Lifegroup, Rooted Group, or Sunday AM Group and invite them to an online gathering.

Are you looking to join a group, right now? Contact Bart Steever bart@parksidechristian.com Our goal is to keep pulling new online groups together. Or feel free to contact some friends and start a group on your own – we love when that happens.

For group discussion resources, you can access Right Now Media www.rightnowmedia.org , or contact bart@parksidechristian.com and he will send you discussion guides for your group to explore the worship theme for each week.

If you are new to Parkside and would like to explore group involvement for when things return to normal, see the opportunities below.

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. 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.