Hillcrest offers a variety of small groups for many schedules and phases of life. We encourage everyone to get involved and get connected. Here are just a few options. If you are interested in joining any of these groups or don’t know quite where you might fit in, stop at the Welcome Center or contact Pastor Brian.
Check the Events page for any exceptions to the regular schedules of these groups.
NEW Summer Groups!
Mom’s Meet-Up Moms of Hillcrest! Join us this summer for a mom meet-up a couple Friday mornings throughout the summer! We'll have childcare available for $5 per kid. We'll enjoy spending time getting to know other moms and hanging out together! We'll meet from 9:30-11am at Hillcrest on the following dates: June 8th, June 22nd, July 13th (location TBD), July 27th, and August 10th. Sign up at the Welcome Center or contact Jessi Copeland (JLCopeland85@gmail.com) with questions.
Bridges “Bridges” is a base line study of Islam to bridge the gap between Muslims and Christians. We will meet in the Fireside Room on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm from June 13th to July 25th. Cost for the book is $15. Please sign up at the Welcome Center if you are interested in joining. Led by Marlys VanDeVendel.
Essentials of Growing in Christ "Essentials of Growing in Christ" is a class for those who desire to understand the basics of Christianity, grow in maturity, and take the next steps in and towards Discipleship. We will meet in the upstairs adult classroom on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8pm from June 14th through August 2nd. The cost for the study guide is $10. Sign up at the Welcome Center or contact Jason Lounsbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions.
Read Scripture - Sunday Mornings This class, led by Vicki Tigner and Mark & Sonya Lietha, meets every Sunday in the Fireside Room during the 10:30am service. There is no cost for this class. Click here to find out more information about Read Scripture by Tim Mackie. This group will be taking a break during the month of July.
Women's Study Group - Monday Nights This group, led by Vicki Tigner and Sonya Lietha, meets every Monday 6pm - 7:30pm in the Fireside Room, all year. Currently studying Forgotten God by Francis Chan. This group will be taking a break during the month of July.
Young Adult Group - Tuesday Nights This group meets Tuesdays 6:30pm-8pm in the Fireside Room. Currently, they are on break for the summer. Led by Micah Pengitore. Contact Kelsey Moser (595-8321).
Men's Over the Hillcresters - Tuesday Mornings Men over 55 are invited to meet at the Bagel Boy on Minnesota Avenue every Tuesday at 9:00 am to 10:30 am. Our purpose is to solve most all world problems, and we have lots of fun doing it!
Serving & Connecting - Wednesday Nights This group typically meets every Wednesday from 6pm-7:30pm, during the school year. They plan a mixture of serving opportunities and connecting events. Open to everyone- adults, families, children. No childcare provided- children are invited to serve with their families. Led by Brian and Tarina Stroh. Currently on break for the summer.
Study Group - Wednesday Nights This group meets every Wednesday, during the school year, from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Childcare is provided for $5 per family. Currently on break for the summer.
Men's Study Group - Friday Mornings This Men’s Group, led by Brian Stroh, meets at Bagel Boy on 26th Street at 6am each Friday, all year. Currently studying Divine Direction by Craig Groeschel. All men are welcome to join at any time. Click here for more information about Divine Direction.
Women's Study Group - Saturday Mornings This group, led by Missy Davis, meets every Saturday, during the school year, from 9am to 10:30am in the Fireside Room. They are currently on break for the summer.
Adoption Group - varies This group, led by Susan Gurnick, meets once a month, usually on a Sunday evening. Their goal is to provide adoptive and foster parents, or those who are thinking about adoption or fostering, an opportunity to connect with each other.