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  • Phone: (417) 887-2317
  • Mailing Address: 2210 W Republic Rd., Springfield, MO 65807

 

 

SMALL GROUPS

Small Groups are what make a large church feel small. They are the best way to make new friends at RBC, and to GROW together in faith. We have over fifty adult small groups for many stages of life, to help you grow in your relationship with God and others. For more information on small groups please contact Kevin Cook or Christie Schrader in the Discipleship Department. Click the links below to see all available small groups.

 

College Group
Young Adults
Nearly & Newlyweds
Young Couples
Families with Children
Families with Students
Empty-Nesters
Legacy Groups
Multigenerational
Adult Women
Specialty Groups

 

COLLEGE GROUP

College
9:30 am // Sundays // Chapel (120) // Wayne & April Barron
An authentic spiritual community for those who are college-aged. We enjoy interactive, relevant Bible study, prayer, fellowship and serving Christ together.


YOUNG ADULTS

Young Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room 230// Interim
We are a relevant Bible study focusing on community and spiritual growth.


NEARLY & NEWLYWEDS

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #208 //Brett & Brittany Curry
We are a spiritual community made up of engaged and newly married couples. Our desire is to grow in our relationships with God and one another as we seek to establish our homes on the principles of God’s Word.


YOUNG COUPLES

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 pm // Sundays // Room #136 // Mark Hill
We are the youngest generation of married families. We seek to grow in our relationship with God and make a difference in the world, while having a lot of fun along the way.

Co-Ed Adults
6:00 pm // Sundays // House in Republic // Luke & Hannah Harding
We are a home-based small group for young singles and young couples. We seek to study the Bible and build genuine friendships. We meet in Republic at 6:00pm to study the Bible and end most evenings with refreshments, fellowship, and maybe a fun game. Email for directions and more info. Kids are always welcome!

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #212 // Scott Adler
We are a newer group of young families striving to live godly lives. Active in His service, we enjoy helping others and becoming more involved in missions.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #205/207 // Aaron Adler
We are a community of young families that desires to connect with each other, with God, and with His mission through Bible study, fellowship, and service to others, both locally and globally.


FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #202/204 // Dustin Brown
We are parents of various ages, going through life and raising children to grow in and serve the Lord.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #220 // Jeremy & Tina Cook
From babies to grown children, no matter what stage of parenting you’re in, we have you covered! We strive to encourage and equip one another by studying His Word to know Him and serving others to make Him known.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #212 // Scott Adler
We are a newer group of young families striving to live godly lives. Active in His service, we enjoy helping others and becoming more involved in missions.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #205/207 // Aaron Adler
We are a community of young families that desire to connect with each other, with God, and with His mission through bible study, fellowship, and serving others locally and globally.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Craig & Holly Tabor
We are a fun group focused on learning God’s Word and glorifying Him by living it out at home, at church and in our community.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Kevin & Sara Cook, Alan & Shayla Hale
Our multigenerational group is focused on being an intimate family. We encourage each other to grow in personal devotion to God and to put feet to our devotion in service, making God known in our community and around the world.


FAMILIES WITH STUDENTS

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #202/204 //Dustin Brown
We are parents of various ages, going through life and raising children to grow in and serve the Lord.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #220 // Jeremy & Tina Cook
From babies to grown children, no matter what stage of parenting you’re in, we have you covered! We strive to encourage and equip one another by studying His word to know Him and serving others to make Him known.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Craig & Holly Tabor
We are a fun group focused on learning God’s Word and glorifying Him by living it out at home, at church and in our community.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #138
Our multigenerational group is focused on being an intimate family. We encourage each other to grow in personal devotion to God and to put feet to our devotion in service, making God known in our community and around the world.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #201/203 // Rick and Ramona Taylor
Multi-generational group focused on building community and growing together in our love for God and in our service to make Him known.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #232 // Matthews, Martin, Leeper & Davis
We are a diverse group of adults who love our families, the outdoors, charitable causes and, most importantly, Jesus Christ, our Savior.


EMPTY-NESTERS

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #205/207 // Mendi Behnen
This is a Small Group of all ages and backgrounds. We offer monthly fellowships, friendly faces and in-depth Bible study.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #140 // Randy Brooks
We are a group focusing on growing relationships with the help of Jesus through His Word. What we learn spills over into inner-group relationships, which impacts all our relationships.

Co-Ed Adults, Multigenerational
10:00 am // Sundays // Choir Room // Mark Holmes
Come enjoy practical applications from in-depth Bible teaching and great group discussion. We hold regular fellowships and grow together.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #232 // Matthews, Martin, Leeper & Davis
We are a diverse group of adults who love our families, the outdoors, charitable causes and, most importantly, Jesus Christ, our Savior.


LEGACY GROUPS

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #205/207 // Mendi Behnen
This is a Small Group of all ages and backgrounds. We offer monthly fellowships, friendly faces and in-depth Bible study.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #212 //Larry Ferguson
This group is composed of singles and couples. We study the Bible, share prayer needs and are involved in community ministries. We enjoy monthly fellowships.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Bob Cagle
This is a group devoted to supporting each other in good and difficult times. We are learning to apply biblical principles to our lives, and working until Jesus comes.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #201/203 //Bob Coleman
We help people grow in Christ. We reach out and witness to others.

Adult Women
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #136 // Terry Parks
Our Small Group is loving, generous, social, eager to study Scripture and ready to serve. We have monthly socials.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #112 // Jerry Bryant
We are a spiritual community very active in fellowship and ministry to others.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Chapel // Jim Lauderdale
We are working to build relationships outside the church walls with God and other group members. We share prayer requests and praises, enjoy fellowships, and volunteer together.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #112 // Ruth Chandler
We seek to know our Lord and His expectation of us through an in-depth study of His Word. We fellowship regularly and support one another and the church through prayer.

Co-Ed Adults
7:15 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Nick Weyland
We are caring people who love God, share the Bible, take care of each other’s needs.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Ridgecrest Room // Dennis Brotherton
We are a strong, prayer-based group that has 1,000 combined years of Christian service. Our experiences and knowledge add to our weekly lessons. We also have monthly socials.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #212 // Ernie Ferguson
We enjoy fellowship, Bible study and lively discussion. We encourage, pray and care for one another as we strive to make Christ-centered disciples of our neighbors and nations.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #220 // Carl Rees
This is a spiritual community that enjoys in-depth Bible study, fellowship and prayer.

Adult Women
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #113/115 // Glenda Hastings
This group is composed of women who are married, single, divorced or widowed. We enjoy group discussion, and we share lots of love, laughter and support.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // #140 // Philip Johnston
We are an active, open, positive, cheerful Small Group.

Co-Ed Adults
8:00 am // Sundays // #113/115 // Lynn Hebert
We enjoy in-depth Bible study with lively discussion. We encourage one another in prayer, fellowship and ministry.


MULTIGENERATIONAL

Adult Women
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #117/119 // Jamey Bunch
Our Small Group is built on God’s Word, prayer, missions and the love of in-depth Bible study. Every member is contacted weekly, and we have monthly socials.

Co-Ed Adults
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #117/119 // Lynn Boone & Debbie Cherry
We are family. Our wish is to be real with one another as we grow together. We want to build relationships that go beyond the walls of Ridgecrest as we share life with each other and share Jesus with our community.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #138 // Kevin & Sara Cook, Alan & Shayla Hale
Our multigenerational group is focused on being an intimate family. We encourage each other to grow in personal devotion to God and to put feet to our devotion in service, making God known in our community and around the world.

Adult Women
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #134 //Connie Brodin
This is a multigenerational group that is open to any woman interested in growing in God’s Word, making disciples, building community and shaping culture through individual transformation.

Co-Ed Adults
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #201/203 // Rick and Ramona Taylor
Multi-generational group focused on building community and growing together in our love for God and in our service to make Him known.


ADULT WOMEN

Adult Women
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #136 // Terry Parks
Our Small Group is loving, generous, sociable, eager to study Scripture and ready to serve. We have monthly socials.

Adult Women
8:00 am // Sundays // Room #117/119 // Jamey Bunch
Our Small Group is built on God’s Word, prayer, missions and the love of in-depth Bible study. Every member is contacted weekly, and we have monthly socials.

Adult Women
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #134 // Connie Brodin
This is a multigenerational group that is open to any woman interested in growing in God’s Word, making disciples, building community and shaping culture through individual transformation.

Adult Women
9:30 am // Sundays // Room #116 // Interim
We are a Small Group who believes in being transparent with each other. We enjoy Sunday lunches together, as well as a fellowship time one night a month.

Adult Women
11:00 am // Sundays // Room #113/115 // Glenda Hastings
This group is composed of women who are married, single, divorced or widowed. We enjoy group discussion, and we offer lots of love, laughter and support.


SPECIALTY GROUPS

Co-Ed Adults, Special Needs
11:00 am // Sundays // Chapel // Glen Hansen & Frank Pike
This group is composed of adults with various physical and mental disabilities [down syndrome, autism, retardation, etc.] and staff. We meet for community and encouragement.

Co-Ed Adults, Chinese Friends, Chinese EMBA, Multigenerational
6:30 pm // Thursdays // 906 S. National // Tom and Donna Richard
Chinese Friend Ministry is an outreach to Chinese Executive Masters of Business Administration students who are completing their degree in one year. We host socials and field trips pairing students with Ridgecrest members to build friendships.