Small Groups

We love it when people join in connecting with others around His Word and in the lives of others!

Our small groups are structured by trimesters - a Winter/Spring semester, Summer semester and Fall semester. Each semester gives people an easy place to jump in to a group and get connected.

Summer 2024 SMALL GROUPS

Beginning May 19th

Prayer Cohorts

Is prayer ever awkward for you? Do you get easily distracted? Are you uncomfortable praying out loud or with other people? Is prayer something you believe actually works, or has cynicism gotten the best of you? You are not alone. One of the most profound privileges for the Christian is our invitation to prayer. We serve a God who not only lavishes his grace upon us but invites us into his tapestry of work through the act of praying. It is the primary way by which we encounter his presence, are transformed by his Spirit, and gain a deeper knowledge of the one who has called us to himself. Summit Ridge desires to be a church bathed in prayer and we believe that by approaching it together, we can encourage and teach each other to do it better. Join us this semester as we read through "A Praying Life" by Paul Miller and we will watch the Lord Jesus transform our lives and hearts through our worshipful act of prayer.    

Mike & Debbie Weyand

Co-ed Group

Mondays @ 6:00 PM

Angela Caprine

Women's Group

Wednesdays @ 10:00 AM

Efrain & Cristina Castillo

Co-ed Spanish Group

Tuesdays @ 7:00 PM

Person of Jesus Studies

Tricia Coblentz

Women's Group

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM
If someone could perfectly balance compassion and honesty while fully depending on God’s guidance to love others, one problem would remain: how do we get the energy to love? Faith in God provides the energy for love. Closely associated with Jesus’ dependence on his heavenly Father is Jesus’ faith in him. And where could a study of love begin but with Jesus—love personified? The “Person of Jesus” small group study series slowly introduces a Jesus so personal, so rich in love, that we are captivated heart-first. Paul Miller’s winsome insights—conveyed through an energetic, interactive format—leads people to discover Jesus’ beauty for themselves.

John & Angela Caprine

Co-ed Group

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM
Christians often have a hard time with honesty. We tend to fall off on one side of the grace-truth fence and often leave wreckage in our wake. Either we shy away from saying what we know is right or declare with a verbal sledgehammer what the truth is. Our “fight or flight” reasoning kicks in and we succumb to the belief that we have to act in one of two ways. Scripture commands a different response as we encounter Jesus. In Him, we learn the wisdom of this frustrating balancing act. We are called, through His power, to be like him – a man “full of grace and truth”. It is in the person of Jesus that we see how we are to respond to others. We move toward them in love as we speak the truth of his gospel into their lives. This Person of Jesus study is for those who seek to grow more like Christ by reflecting on Christ’s Honesty. 

John Caprine, Jeremy Cooper & Samuel Curdy

Co-ed  College & Career Group

Thursdays @ 6:30 PM
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new College/Career Small Group for anyone ages 18-29! This summer, we’ll meet weekly to go through a book study together while getting to know others in our peer group, and also gather for a few extra-curricular activities. The book we’ll be using is the second volume in the “Person of Jesus” series by Paul Miller called “Honesty.” It examines how Jesus' compassion is balanced by his stunning, others-centered honesty. Jesus is completely free from other people's opinions, which enables him to speak truth into their lives, with love. This is an open group, so please feel free to invite your friends at any time. We would love to see this group grow so that we can offer it again in the fall!

Topical Groups & Bible Studies

Kristi O'Brien

Women's Group
Beginning July 8

Mondays @ 6:30 PM
Perhaps no other book of the Bible feels as inaccessible and as intimidating to us as the very last one. The book of Revelation overflows with images and ideas that confound our modern ears. But if all Scripture is God-breathed and profitable, we should assume Revelation is as accessible and helpful as any other book of the Bible. Why don’t we see it that way? Two thousand years ago, John’s Revelation was circulated and read aloud among seven churches in Asia Minor. Those who heard the letter understood it and drew encouragement from its message. The same can be true for you today. In 10 sessions of verse-by-verse Bible study, Jen Wilkin helps you discover how the last book of the Bible—the culmination of God's great story—speaks both a steadying word of assurance and a strong call to endure to the church in every age.

Laura Wallace

Women's Group

Wednesdays @ 9:45 AM
Quite often, questions arise after hearing the word of God preached from the pulpit. Perhaps something that is said did not make sense. Maybe there was a word of encouragement that sustained you throughout the week. Regularly, there is a particularly convicting message that you wish to explore further. This is how the Holy Spirit works – He speaks through the word of God in preaching and is intent on offering encouragement to the weary and conviction to the unrepentant, inciting the hope of the Gospel to all who hear. For the bulk of the semester, the sermon series will be covering the book of Ephesians. This small group serves as an opportunity to discuss the previous week’s sermon and dive deeper into its various themes. 

Jeff Frazier

Co-ed Group

Wednesdays @ 7 PM
Faith in Christ brings us into a living relationship with God, which means we can go to God in every circumstance and with every reaction of our hearts. We don’t need to pretend things are good when they are not, or that we are strong when we are not. The Psalms are God’s gift to his people―his own words we can pray to strengthen our hearts and faith. Join us as we dive into a few select Psalms this summer and discover words and patterns of worship that incline our hearts toward the living God.

Jovan Luna

Men's Group

Saturdays @ 11 AM
Men of Summit Ridge Church .. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 tells us that our bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit. Though Paul says that physical fitness profits little when compared to spiritual fitness, there is value in maintaining a healthy body. Through fitness, we have more energy for the everyday demands we face, as well as having the health to show up and be of service to the Lord. Our goal is not to start a “Fitness Boot Camp” where we engage in various workouts and nutrition plans. In fact, we won’t be conducting workouts at all; nor will we be giving out advice on nutrition. What we’re trying to create is a fitness accountability group for individual people who each have fitness and nutrition goals of their own and just need a little push to get them started/ keep them going. We’ll be using a devotional book called "The Body Tithe" by Matthew Pryor. The author writes, "The point of this book is to provide spiritual encouragement throughout your fitness journey.  But for me it was more than that. Jesus says to love the Lord with all your heart, mind, soul and STRENGTH. I realized to have victory over anything in this world, He had to be the center, the cornerstone of it all."

Albert & Jenny Hatchett

Family Group

Sundays @ 3 PM
“I’M TOO BUSY!” We’ve all heard it. We’ve all said it. All too often, busyness gets the best of us. Just one look at our jam-packed schedules tells us how hard it can be to strike a well-reasoned balance between doing nothing and doing it all. That’s why award-winning author and pastor Kevin DeYoung addresses the busyness problem head on in his award winning book*, "Crazy Busy" — and not with the typical arsenal of time management tips, but rather with the biblical tools we need to get to the source of the issue and pull the problem out by the roots. Highly practical and super short, "Crazy Busy" will help you put an end to “busyness as usual.” If you’ve got kids and find that your life gets a little too filled with “stuff” from time to time (or maybe all the time?), bring your kids to this family group and gain wisdom on how to think and live differently.

David & Carol Few

Family Group

Sundays @ 3 PM
You don't have to be perfect to do God's work. Look no further than the twelve disciples, whose many weaknesses are forever preserved throughout the pages of the New Testament. Join bestselling author John MacArthur in "Twelve Ordinary Men" as
he draws principles from Christ's careful, hands-on training of the original disciples for today's modern disciple, you! Jesus chose ordinary men--fishermen, tax collectors, political zealots--and turned their weakness into strength, producing greatness from people who were otherwise unremarkable. The twelve disciples weren't the stained-glass saints we imagine. On the contrary, they were truly human, all too prone to mistakes, misstatements, wrong attitudes, lapses of faith, and bitter failure. Simply put, they were flawed people, just like us. But under Jesus' teaching and touch, they became a force that forever changed the world. Join us as MacArthur takes you into the inner circle of the disciples--their selection, their training, their personalities, and their incredible impact.