GROWTH GROUPS

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common.
Acts 2:42-4
 Growth Groups provide a place where one can…
     – build relationships  with others.
     – be transformed by God’s Word.
     – be cared for and protected.
      -be mobilized for ministry.
 
Register today by clicking on the Group’s names below! 
Or use our online Group Finder Tool to search for a group by a variety of preferences — Day of the week, Location, Type, and more
 
Contact Rachelle in the church office at 760-431-8990 if you have any questions!
TOPICAL GROUPS
Various Topics
Meets: Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45am @ Redeemer by the Sea. This is a Sunday morning adult topical study. Childcare provided.
The Gospel of John
Meets: Sundays, 6:30-8pm at the Voertmans.
The Catechism
MEN’S BREAKFAST BUNCH Leader: Don Howard, Meets: Every Monday @ Coco’s Restaurant in Vista at 7am. Adult group with prayer time, Bible study and refreshments
Biblical Citizenship
Meets: 2nd & 4th Monday at 10 am-noon @ Redeemer by the Sea in the Fellowship Hall.
Childcare provided upon request. We are dedicated to the principle that we have Christian responsibility to defend our constitutional and religious liberties. We encourage people to become more aware of what we can do through greater participation in civic affairs to reverse the moral decline of our country. Follow us on Facebook! Read our brochure HERE.
Running the Race
Meets: Tuesdays at 8-9:30pm on Google Hangouts
Commitment, training, endurance, attitude-it’s the stuff legends are made of-both in the lives of world-class athletes and true men of God. See how the lessons learned from sports are applicable to the real-life world of following Jesus in Running The Race, a 3 week study.
Want to connect with other men and dive into God’s word each week? This men’s study will take place from your home, the road, the beach, or wherever you’d like connect. 
Experiencing God
Meets: Wednesdays, 9:15 – 11am.
Through examination of biblical and contemporary illustrations, participants will understand and apply seven realities of experiencing God. .
Grief Support
GRIEVING WITH HOPE Leader: (Currently on break.)
Meets the 3rd Thursday of month, 1:30-3pm @  Norma’s home. Support to those grieving the loss of a loved one, and reading through the book “Grieving with Hope”.
Free of Me
Meets on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm at Rhonda Sutherlin’s home. 
Various Topics 
Meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 2-3:30 pm @ the Meinardus’ or at the church.
 
Journaling
Meets on Sunday mornings at 9:45am in the church Fellowship Hall.
Bring your Bible or journal and explore new devotional practices using creative techniques with simple supplies such as colored pencils, markers, stencils, stamps, and tapes. If you are new to Bible Art Journaling, come see what it’s about and use a sample set of materials.
FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
Bowling
Meets Mondays at AMF Eagle Lanes in San Marcos at 6:15. This is a fun bowling league. It’s $13 each week for 3 games. Included are discounts on food and beverages and 2 free games during the week.
Crocheting / Knitting
Meets: 1st Tuesdays 4pm @ Panera on Palomar Airport Road (Lowes area).
Bring a portable handwork (knit, crochet, etc). We start with a devotion, share in prayer, and then fellowship as we enjoy our craft.
Theater
Meets: TBD  A Growth Group for those who enjoy musical theater, plays and dance performances. We will gather for devotion and prayer and attend a variety of performances of our choice.
Lunch
BIRTHDAY CELEBRANTS   Leader: Jo Voertman, Meets: Monthly at restaurants chosen by that month’s birthday celebrants. This group celebrates birthdays each month at various restaurants and contributes one dollar per celebrant to a charity chosen by that month’s birthday celebrants. 
Bridge
Meets: The fourth Friday of every month, at 12:30pm at various members’ homes. This Growth Group enjoys fellowship around the card game of Bridge. 
Sewing / Crafts
Meets: The second Saturday of the month from 9-noon at Kay’s home.
Join us as we work on those projects. The iron will be hot and the cutting station will be all set up! You bring your sewing machine and your project. We’ll listen to a chapter of “Love Does” and discuss after.
Hiking
HIKING GROUP Leader: (Currently on break.)
Meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 9am
We hike different trails around the area, such as Calavera Hills, Batiquitos, and more! 
Golfing
Meets: 12:30pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month at various golf courses. We are a group of people that enjoy the sport of golf.  We tee it up together once a month for fun and camaraderie. This provides an opportunity to meet other church members in a social gathering.
SERVICE GROUPS
Music
Meets Wednesdays at 5:30pm in Room 3 at Redeemer by the Sea. Prepare music to ring during one worship service about once a month. Reading music is helpful BUT if you can tell your left from your right and count to 4 – you can RING!!! REALLY! High school to adults are welcome to try it out.
Music
Meets Wednesdays at 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Redeemer by the Sea. This group enjoys a devotion and rehearsing for worship leadership.
Community
Meets: First Thursdays at Pastor Augie’s home, 6:30-8pm
Do you want to make a difference by bringing the love of Christ to your neighborhood and our community? Join us as we gather to share our experiences from community service and Christian witness. We’ll enjoy each other’s company, encourage each other, open God’s Word and pray for what God is doing.
Music
Meets: Thursdays at 7:30-9 pm at Redeemer by the Sea. We prepare the worship songs for the Sunday 10:45 am Contemporary Service. The evening is music focused, but we pray for each other and have a good time together. Contact Joe if you are interested in practicing or just want to come by to listen!
OTHER GROUPS
Youth Study
Meets: Sunday mornings 9:45 -10:40 in the Lounge during the school year. Discover the value of placing Jesus at the center of everything in your life. Learn how the New and Old Testament Scriptures directly connect Jesus’s epic story to what you’re dealing with right now. Each week will feature topics and questions that are engaging and challenge you to think critically and figure out why you believe what you believe.
Parenting and Prayer
Meets: Thursdays  at 8:30 am in Starbucks inside Vons at La Costa Town Center. We pray for our kids, the school, teachers, and each other.
Mothers of Preschoolers
MOPS  Contact: Rhonda Sutherlin at the Preschool