Life Groups

Life Groups are one of our primary environments for helping each other nudge toward Christlikeness as a kingdom family. We believe that when we meet repeatedly to connect deeply together and study God’s word, transformation is bound to happen.

Our groups all study the same material, last six to nine weeks, then take short, multi-week breaks before the next season kicks off. This gives lots of onramps and off ramps for those ready to check out a group, but nervous about long term commitments.

Our Winter Life Group series, Loving Your Neighbor, will begin the week of January 31 and will meet for 9 weeks.

We have various groups meeting throughout the week, with both in-person (outdoor) and virtual options. Check out the list below to find a group that works for you!




Co-led by Austin & Jillian Fritzke and Kenny & Ruth Zive. Hosted by the Zives outside at their home in Orangevale. This will be an in-person only gathering.

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Led by Amy & Trevin Murakami. This is a virtual group, so all meetings will take place on Zoom.

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Life Groups During COVID-19

As this season of Covid wears on, what seemed prudent and wise to our leadership in April or May no longer aids us as a church in nudging toward Christlike community in September. We remain as committed as ever to playing our part in combating the spread of Covid, but first and foremost we carry a burden for the spiritual and emotional health of our city and the Disciples family. This is undoubtedly a complicated balance, but it’s one we attend to daily. Below are the guidelines our Life Group leaders and hosts will be following during this season of life groups. Please RSVP to our Life Group leaders, and if you have special needs, let us know, we will do whatever we can to make your experience meaningful and safe.

  • In-person gatherings are held outside
  • Life Group hosts will sanitize any commonly touched surfaces prior to each gathering
  • Maintain 6′ social distancing during the gathering
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water (or use hand sanitizer) when you arrive and when you leave
  • We recommend the use of masks/facial coverings
  • Do not attend Life Group in-person if you have a fever or are experiencing other Covid symptoms
  • If you develop a fever after meeting with your Life Group, please notify your Life Group leader as soon as possible

Life Groups Leader Resources

Resources for the Life Group you are leading can be found here.

Leader Resources