LIFE GROUPS

 

Adult Groups

These groups are for adults only and are focused on Bible study. They generally include light refreshments but not a meal.

 
 

Yearning for God

Thursdays at 7:00 PM | led by Bill & Ginger Kuhn | meets bi-weekly for 7 sessions | Group size: up to 12 adults

Yearning for God: What can be learned from a man who wore a wig…was a pastor dismissed from his church..a father of 11 children…and a slave owner? A discussion on the life of Jonathan Edwards.

Discovery Series

Sundays from 6:30-8:00 PM | led by Steve & Becky Witmer | meets weekly for 12 sessions | Group size: up to 12 adults

Primary issues that will be explored are: What does it mean to be saved? What does it mean to live by Faith? How do I live for God?

Sermon Discussion/Application

Thursdays at 7:00 PM | led by Jim Nichols & various leaders | meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month | Group size: up to 20 adults

 

Soul Satisfaction

Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM | led by Susanna Buch | meets weekly for 6 sessions

A study for women! The Soul Satisfaction video series will take you on a path of thriving instead of surviving. Where your soul’s satisfaction becomes a magnetic force drawing the people around you to a deeper way of living in this world as you become a person who will embrace longing, explore grief, enflame hope and exude joy.

Secrets to Contentment

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM | led by Bob & Jan Needham | meets bi-weekly | Group size: up to 12 adults

How do we find contentment in a competitive and materialistic world? Is it possible to live our lives filled with lasting calm? This study is based on Dr. Richard Swenson’s book, “Contentment,” which gives scriptural answers to those seeking to live above the world’s demands on us.

Catalyst - Men’s Group

Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM | co-led by Clint VanZee & Jesse Sponsel | meets weekly

This group is about men allowing God to change and transform them into the image of Christ. This is a long-term group using Greg Ogden’s Discipleship series.

 

Catalyst - Men’s Group

Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM | led by Randy Burg | meets weekly

This group is about men allowing God to change and transform them into the image of Christ. This is a long-term group using Greg Ogden’s Discipleship series.

 
 

Koinonia

Koinonia is Greek for fellowship. These groups are targeted towards people who are interested in inter-generational fellowship with a higher level of commitment in terms of frequency of meeting. They also feature a family style potluck meal at each meeting.

 

Sundays at Noon

led by Todd & Jen Hoerter | meets weekly for 1 year | Group size: up to 15 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

Sundays at 5:00 PM

led by John Jones | meets weekly for 1 year | Group size: up to 16 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

Sundays at 5:00 PM

led by Mike & Jen Daugs | meets bi-weekly | Group size: up to 20 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

 

No Preference?

We’ll be happy to assign you to a Koinonia group.

 
 

Dinners for Fellowship

These groups are fellowship oriented and are meant to get to know others in the church. It is a less intense level of commitment in terms of frequency of meeting (monthly). These meetings also feature a family style potluck at each meeting.

 

Sundays at 5:00 PM

led by Jim & Leslie Robertson | meets once a month for 5 months | Group size: up to 15 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

Tuesdays at 5:30 pM

led by Dan & Kathy Anderson | meets once a month for 5 months | Group size: up to 20 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

Fridays at 6:00 PM

led by Dennis & Celeste Lemke | meets once a month for 5 months | Group size: up to 15 (adults & children) | Location: Lemke’s Home

 

Fridays at 5:30 PM

led by Blake & Laura Butler | meets once a month for 5 months | Group size: up to 15 (adults & children) | Location: Rotating

No Preference?

We’ll be happy to assign you to a Dinners for Fellowship group.

 
 

seniors

 
 

Prime Timers

led by Stan & Gloria Bonnema | meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 10:00 AM | Location: Good Samaritan in Waconia

 
 

Prayer

 

Sundays at 9:00 AM

Mothers in Prayer for Adult Children | Location: Parkside Church in Room 220

Wednesdays at 9:00 AM

Location: Parkside Church in Room 220

Meets to pray for specific prayer requests, Parkside needs, Parkside leaders and staff, and our Parkside family. Missions and prayer for our country are also covered in prayer. It is a time of seeking God’s will, thanksgiving, worship, petitions and rejoicing over answered prayer.

 
 

Coming Soon

 
 

Marriage Enrichment Groups

These groups will serve as a follow-up for participants in the marriage retreat on October 11-13 who want to further explore healthy marriage. We will be using the book and video series “Love & Respect” by Dr. Emerson and Sarah Eggerich.

Registration information is coming soon!

 
 

Questions about Life Groups? Contact Paul Blezien with questions at paul@parksidemn.org.