Life Groups

LIFE is better when it's lived together!  Everyone deserves a safe place where they can experience "LIFE TOGETHER" with friends.  

In a Life Group, you will meet people at various stages in their Christianity who gather in various places on a semester basis, discussing various topics to develop their relationship with God and others.  Members develop friendships, pray for one another's needs, and find ongoing ways to stay connected through social activities. 

All of us long to be connected:  It's how God created us!  Our groups give you the opportunity to connect with other people just like you who are endeavoring to live life to the fullest for Jesus Christ.  Life Groups let you pursue LIFE TOGETHER in the company of friends.

Our Groups focus on meeting needs in 8 different areas.  We call them HUBS.  They are:

  • MEN
  • WOMEN
  • MARRIAGE & FAMILY
  • DISCUSSION
  • MISSION
  • PRAYER
  • STUDENTS & YOUNG ADULTS
  • FREEDOM
Fall Semester of Life Groups
September 11 - December 10, 2022

Our Fall Semester is 13 weeks, and as you can see we have many different options for you to choose from.  Be sure to register for the group you want to be apart of as groups will fill quickly.  Enjoy this great time of connecting this fall.

SPECIAL GROUP FOR FALL 2022
OPERATION CHRISTMAS 22
Leader: Charlotte Humerickhouse | Thursdays 6 pm | LC Campus

Inviting all singers to join LC’s Christmas Choir OR if you’d like to work on costumes or set design OR assist in any way with our Christmas Celebration, this is the group for you.  Open to all.

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WOMEN'S GROUPS
Back Porch Tea
Leader: Robin Thompson | Tuesdays 10 am | Thompson's Home

 Join with other ladies on Tuesday mornings for a time of fellowship, morning tea, and meaningful discussions on the “Back Porch”.  This group meets weekly for this special time of fellowship, mutual sharing, and ongoing care amongst the members. 

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Freedom Group (For Women)
Leaders: Dayna Cobb | Tuesdays 6 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register for Freedom
In All Things (A Study in Philippians)
Leader: Shirley Butler | Wednesdays 7 pm | Virtual Group Via Zoom

Join other ladies for a Bible Study from the Book of Philippians as we walk through the power-packed words of Paul and see how his insights can help us discover a secure and satisfying contentment through every circumstance of life.  There is weekly reading with a focus on observations, interpretation, and application.  The curriculum is based on the book, “In All Things” by Melissa B. Kruger, and can be purchased on Amazon.

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Bible Study For Moms
Leader: Emily Evans and Ali Swatzel | Wednesdays - 7 pm | LC Campus

This group is for moms of all ages and stages to journey through parenthood and the Bible together.  This semester we will focus on loving ourselves and our families like Jesus does.  If you have kids in youth ministry, this group is perfect for you.

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Ladies' Lunch Bunch
Leader: Pat Kasten | Fridays - 11:30 AM | Varies

This ladies' only group will meet to connect with each other over food and fellowship.  Meeting weekly at different area budget-friendly restaurants for lunch and conversation, you will look forward to Lunch Out each Friday!

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Women's Fitness
Leader: Michelle Pauscher | Saturdays 7:45 am | 11601 Lakeridge Pkwy, Ashland, VA | Cost is $65 for the semester

Join with other women on Saturday mornings for an excellent workout, a time of fellowship, a quick devotion and a time of prayer.  Meeting each Saturday at the F45 gym, you will be led through your workout with a trainer. No matter what your fitness level, you will benefit as we work toward getting in-shape together.

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Hiking Into Life
Leader: Sara Lopes | Saturdays 8 am | Various Area Trails

 Fresh Air is good for the body, mind, and soul. Walk with us as we discuss the goodness of God and encourage one another to keep moving forward.  We will meet at different trails and/or battlefields in the area to do our walks/hikes.We will start with a quick devotional and a moment of prayer.Children are welcome as they will need the outdoor activity! 

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MEN'S GROUPS
Monday KNIGHTS
Leader: Charlie Braman | Mondays 7 pm | 7492 Lee Davis Rd, Ste 14, Mechanicsville, VA

Join with other men for learning and accountability.  This group is designed to help every man discover how to find direction, walk an effective path, experience joy in the journey, and arrive at your completed destination.

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Freedom Group (For Men)
Leaders: Carter Cobb | Tuesdays 6 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register For Freedom
Men's Fitness
Leader: Brett Pauscher | Saturdays 7 am | 11601 Lakeridge Pkwy, Ashland, VA 23005 | Costs: $30 for the semester

Join with other men on Saturday mornings for a excellent workout, a time of fellowship, a quick devotion and a time of prayer.  Meeting each Saturday at the F45 gym, you will be led through your workout with a trainer. No matter what your fitness level, you will benefit as we work toward getting in-shape together.

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Real Life Men
Leader: David Rutherford | Saturdays 2 pm | LC Campus

 Join in with other men for a time of Bible Study as you explore together truths of God’s Word, and the camaraderie of men doing it together.  

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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY GROUPS
Married Couples - Monday
Leader: Buddy & Robin Thompson | Mondays 7 pm | Thompson Home

Join with other Married Couples at the Thompson home this semester for a time of fellowship, food, and inspirational learning designed especially to enhance your marriage.

THIS GROUP IS NOW CLOSED

 

Freedom Group (Co-Ed)
Leaders: Matt & Krystal Johnston | Mondays 7 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register For Freedom
Friday Supper Club
Leader: Rodney & Davina Pavie| Fridays 7 pm | Various Locations

 After a long week of work and all that life brings, it’s great to have a relaxing evening with friends, enjoying some good food, and some lively discussion.  There’s something great about connecting with friends and discovering lasting relationships that matter.  We will offer a combination of date nights out at some local restaurants AND some potluck meals at varying homes with marriage enrichment lessons.  We will have a great semester making our marriages better. 

Limited to first 10 couples.

Register You and Your Spouse
Married Couples Community Group
Leaders: Gary & Sue Buckley/Daniel & Tammy Salyers | Fridays 7 pm | LC Campus

Gather with other married couples for instruction and growth.  There’s something amazing about connecting with others, sharing stories, fellowshipping, and learning together.  Your marriage will grow as you work together to make it better.

Register You and Your Spouse
DISCUSSION GROUPS
Sword of the Spirit - Bible Study
Leader: Dan Hebner | Tuesday - 7:00 pm | Hebner's Home

This weekly Bible Study Group will be gathering each week for an in-depth study and discussion of God’s Word, embracing its power for daily living.  

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Community Life Group
Leader: Debbie Fuller | Wednesdays 11 am | LC Cafe

This group will gather weekly in the Life Church Café for a time of fellowship, prayer, and a study of the God’s Word together.

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Tidewater Life Group
Leaders: Gary & Sue Buckley | Wednesdays - 7 pm | Buckley's Home

 As our church has grown, we’ve been blessed to have new members coming from the eastern part of our area, particularly from the Williamsburg, Gloucester, Toano and Newport News areas.  If this fits you, join the Buckley’s in their home on Wednesday nights for a great night of fellowship, Bible Study, food, and genuine connection.  This semester they will be using the curriculum “The DNA of Relationships.” 

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Outdoor Recreation Group
Leader: Allen Broaddus | Every other Saturday | Times and Locations Vary

For those interested in outdoor recreation activities such as hiking, trail running, biking, kayaking, etc., this group is for you.  The group will meet bi-weekly, and the activities will be half-day activities.  Open to women and men of all ages.

 

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PRAYER GROUPS
Hour Of Prayer
Leader: Isaac Djangmah | Wednesday - 7 pm | LC Campus

 For those who are intercessors or just want to gather for a time of prayer, join Pastor Isaac on Wednesday nights at 7 pm for one hour of prayer – a time to connect to God by interceding for our city, our nation and our world. 

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Friday Night Prayer
Leaders: Nikki Williams | Fridays - 7 pm | LC Campus

Gathering together with other believers and focusing on our ability to communicate with God; through times of prayer, and through times of instruction and discussion, this group strives to learn the power of prayer to change lives and to help us grow to become all God wants us to be.

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FREEDOM GROUPS
Freedom Group (Co-Ed)
Leaders: Matt & Krystal Johnston | Mondays 7 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register For Freedom
Freedom Group (For Men)
Leaders: Carter Cobb | Tuesdays 6 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register For Freedom
Freedom Group (For Women)
Leaders: Dayna Cobb | Tuesdays 6 pm | LC Campus

 Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.   Cost is $12 for your Freedom Workbook.

Register for Freedom
Overcomers Outreach
Leader: Matt Johnston | Thursdays 7 pm | LC Campus

 Overcomers Outreach provides a two-way BRIDGE between traditional 12-Step support groups and people within the church. The meetings provide Christ-centered, recovery support and fellowship for those whose quality of life has suffered due to problems such as:

  • addiction to drugs and alcohol
  • eating disorders
  • codependency
  • sexual addiction
  • pornography
  • gambling
  • addiction to spending and debt
  • attention deficit disorder

The support group participants, whatever their need, find the extra care and encouragement necessary to grow beyond the wounds of life's battles, the difficulties in family relationships, the bondage of addictive habits and behaviors, and the isolation caused by shame. OO meetings are filled with the faith, hope, and love that only God can provide through Christ.  

As this an anonymous group, there is no online registration.  Simply call or text for more information:  804-366-6524

CODA: Co-Dependent Anonymous
Leader: Melanie Gary | Thursday - 7 pm | Life Church

Most of us have been searching for ways to overcome the dilemmas of the conflicts in our relationships and our childhoods. Many of us were raised in families where addictions existed – some of us were not.  We have each experienced in our own ways the painful trauma of the emptiness of our childhood and relationships throughout our lives. We attempted to use others – our mates, friends, and even our children, as our sole source of identity, value, and well-being, and as a way of trying to restore within us the emotional losses from our childhoods.  We have all learned to survive life, but in CoDA we are learning to live life. May you instead find here a new strength within to be that which God intended – Precious and Free. If you have someone in your life with an addiction, we support each other here. 

As this is an anonymous group, there will be no online registration.  Simply contact Melanie directly for more information or any questions at 804-347-7364.

MISSION GROUPS
Prison Ministry Team
Leader: Liz Charity | Fridays - 7:00 pm | LC Campus

Do you have a heart to care for those that are incarcerated?  Jesus declared that he had come to set at liberty those in prison.  Now whether that is actual freedom or freedom in Him, every person needs the opportunity to find Jesus, and rehabilitate their lives so that they can live a better life once they are free.  Join with Liz as she builds a prison ministry team, caring for those who need the love of Jesus most.

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STUDENT GROUPS
LC Students: Worship Arts
Leader: Charlotte Humerickhouse | Wednesdays - 6 pm | LC Campus

Do you play an instrument?  Enjoy singing?  This groups is for all students ready to use their gifts and talents to worship God.  Registration is required.  Limited Spots Available.

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LC Kids: PreSchool Fun and Prayers
Leader: Daniel & Clarissa Luna | Thursdays 10 am | Kids Life Center

 Moms, Dads, Grandparents– are you looking for some activity for your child (up through Kindergarten) this Fall? Well on Thursdays you can join together at the LC Kids Life Center for this group.  Fun play time along with devotions for you and your kids.  Bring snacks, invite your friends, and have fun! 

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F4 Girls: Faith, Fitness, Fashion & Finances
Leader: Daryn Gray and Kizzy Gray | Thursdays 6 pm | LC Upstairs Room 4

Teen girls get physically & financially fit for a fashionably Faith-filled lifestyle. Join daughter and mom duo, Daryn Gray and Kizzy Gray every Thursday to connect with friends and God. Moms and daughters are welcome to register together too! 

Open to 8th - 12th grade girls (And their Moms).

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LC Students: 5th Grade - Bible Basics
Leader: Sean Thomas, David Rutherford, Jayda Allen, & Audrey Rutherford | Wednesdays 7 pm | LC Campus

Is your 5th grader looking for a group of friends? This is for them! They will walk away understanding who God is calling them to be and how to be a good friend to others. Includes times of breaking down Bible basics, snacks, friendships, and fun!

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LC STUDENTS - HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - "Faith In Action"
Student Pastor: Clarissa Buckley | Wednesdays - 7 pm | Life Church Campus

9th & 10th Grade Leader:  Amy McIntyre 

11th & 12th Grade:  Leader: Daniel Luna & Cathy Thompson

Be the solution to the biggest, hairiest, most audacious problems in the world. Solving big, hairy needs. There are a lot of needs in this world looking for solutions. Are you ready to take action with your faith? Learn how to leverage your God-given skills, talents, knowledge, and abilities to change your world. Start something that changes lives. This series is focused on unleashing your God-given gifts to address real needs in lives in your community and around the world.  

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LC STUDENTS: MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS - "BODY ARMOR"

6th - 8th Grade Leaders:  Alexander Lavallis & Donavan Devlin
 Middle School Boys are ready to dive-in and learn how to become the men God is calling them to be. This series discusses each individual piece of armor and how it can relate to our everyday lives as Christians. Being properly equipped for spiritual battle has never been more important than it is now. 

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LC STUDENT: MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS
Lies Girls Believe; And the Truth That Sets Them Free

6th - 8th Grade Leaders:  Amy Rutherford, Jackie Johnson, & Veronica Rutherford
 There is something more powerful than satan’s lies – and that is God’s Truth! Growing up can be tough. But it can be even harder if you are believing lies, and usually you won’t realize you are believing lies until a lot of damage has already been done. That’s why now is the perfect time to equip yourself to recognize them. Discover the truth about God, girls, boys, friendships, and yourself through this group.  

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