Small groups are a really important part of church life. They allow smallish (6–12) groups of people from church to meet in a more informal setting - usually someone's home - to share food, pray, discuss the bible and develop friendships. Our small groups do Bible study from what has been preached on Sunday so we can help each other go deeper into what God is saying to us as a community and personally.
Joe Martin is our Small Group Co-ordinator. He will give you advice about groups and point you in the right direction.
We have a number of small groups located in and around the area:
Tuesday am - Undercliffe House Small Group - Eleanor Kunar
We meet in a lounge at Undercliffe House Sheltered Housing. It's all ladies at the moment, but men are welcome! We have folks attending who don't come from Hill Cliffe and some Undercliffe residents who attend every so often. We encourage prayer requests from the residents, too.
Tuesday Evening - Men's Small Group - Joe Martin
We meet in someone's home, but occasionally in the pub! We are intentional about allowing the Holy Spirit to lead and guide us. We pray every time we meet and talk openly, seeking to share burdens and encourage each other.
Wednesday from 7.45pm - The Bridge Small Group - Tom Battarbee
We meet in someone's home, starting with coffee and catch up, then our study. Sometimes we dedicate the evening to praying about world events and personal situations, sometimes we have a social evening. We are a caring group who want to grow together spiritually, supporting each other to live out our faith through the ups and downs of life. We seek to respond to need around us and have a connection with Refugee Aid.
Wednesday 8-10pm - Red Lane Group - Jennie Gray
We meet at someone's home. We start with chat and cake, then bible study followed by prayer for each other.
Thursday 8pm - Grainger Group - Tim Grainger
We meet at someone's home. We have a good mix of ages in the group. We're laid back - we have a French Bulldog who sits in the middle of it all! We believe in the importance of building each other up, we use WhatsApp to share prayer requests and updates. Home group is vital - we'd love you to join us!
Wednesday 7.15pm - Curtis Group - Liz and Keith Curtis
We meet in someone's home. This is a new group.
Monday 8pm from March - Women's Group - Sarla Martin & Kirsten Laird
We meet in someone's home. This is a new Group for women.