Small Groups

Ministry Director: Pastor Dan 209.966.7734


"He [Christ] is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ." Colossians 1:28 (NIV)


NLCF offers various small group studies to encourage and equip the body in wisdom and health to enable us to grow to full maturity in Christ so that we might live our lives to the fullness that Jesus offers us in abundance!  


We believe that true "community" happens when we spend time together in smaller groups, rather than merely attending Sunday Morning services. Our studies and ministries are open to anyone willing to take that "next step" in their walk with Christ and connecting to the body of believers.  


"Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved." Acts 2:46 (NIV)


Small groups are the bedrock of community and they are always changing and growing. Don't miss out on the blessing of really getting to know others and walking together in the path of holiness.


SMALL GROUPS CHANGE CONSTANTLY SO PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN.  MANY STUDIES "TAKE A BREAK" IN SUMMER BUT OTHER STUDIES OR ACTIVITIES OFTEN HAPPEN...CHECK CALENDAR FOR CURRENT EVENTS


  • co-ed

    Sunday Morning Bible Study


    Leader: Chet Skinner, 209.742. 5933

    Sunday 9a-10:15a NLCF


    Enjoy Spirit-filled teaching for life application of the Living word. Bring your difficult Biblical questions for discussion-in writing please. We’d love to have you join our participation-oriented class. Self-expression is encouraged1 Bring your Bible, coffee and pastry (you can get them in the Coffee Shop) and get ready to explore God’s Word!


    GriefShare


    Leader: Tim Theurer: 209.966.6961

    Sunday: 9A-10:15a NLCF upstairs classroom


    It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend-whether recently or many years ago--you have probably found there are not many able to understand the deep hurt you feel.


    This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated.  You may have many questions about life and death and healing.  


    GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences.  You don't have to go through your grieving process alone.


    Wednesday Morning Prayer Group


    Leader: Gary & Pat Allen 209.742.7466

    Wednesday 9a-10a Holy Grounds Coffeehouse


    Come and join our prayer warriors as they focus on the prayer requests we've obtained all week and then some! If you have the spiritual gift of prayer (Intercession) or would just like to join in prayer, this is a perfect place to serve.



  • mens

    Every man is valuable to the Lord and to New Life. Small groups can provide a chance for men to meet together to establish good habits of teaching, accountability and integrity; allowing them to grow and become godly leaders in their jobs, communities, homes and families.  


    Current Groups Available: (Also See Co-Ed Groups above)


    Monday Morning Men's Meeting


    Leader: Kevin Shelton, 209.777.1517

    Monday 6:29a-7:30a Happy Burger-off Hwy 49


    Fellowship and devotional in town. Each week one of the men will have a thought provoking devotional in which you can apply Biblical principles to your life in a whole new way!



    Men’s Tuesday Evening Bible Study

    Book of Luke


    Leader: Lloyd Hobby 209.966.3921

    Tuesday 7p-8:30p NLCF Coffeehouse



    Luke was the beloved physician of Colossians 4:14,  He used more medical terms than Hippocrates, the father of medicine.  The choice of Luke by the Holy Spirit to write this third gospel reveals that there are no accidental writers of Scripture.  He was highly intellectual and spiritual.  (He wrote the best Greek of any of the New Testament writers.)


    Come join us as we learn about Luke, historian, physician, poet, artist and story teller.


    Authentic Manhood: 33 Series

    Volume 5: A Man & His Marriage


    Leader: Chris Fehrman 209.259.9465 & Dan Horst 209.966.7734

    Thursday: 6P-6:30p Dinner (Optional) 6:30p-8p Study

    Cost: $16 for Training Manual (and love offering for dinner)

    Open to all Community


    33-The Series provides men with an inspiring gospel-centered vision of Authentic Manhood.  It addresses the issues tat are at the core of every man's journey through insightful teaching, inspiring testimonies, expert interviews and multiple creative features.  


    This 6-session study covers important but often misunderstood details about marriage including: biblical foundation, servant leadership, friendship, treats, and sex.  It concludes with specific, practical ideas that can help you bring new life to your marriage. 


    Invite a friend!



    Guys Shootin' Hoops


    leaders: Tommy Ellison 209.742.4122 & Jeff Totten

    Saturdays 10a-12p at the New Life Gym


    Come get some exercise and have fun shooting hoops each Saturday that doesn't conflict with summer adventures. (Call before showing up to make sure.).  Open to men 13-113.!


  • women

    Women thrive when they can meet to share life together. Whether you are looking for accountability, personal growth, companionship, or study of the Bible & felt needs; New Life Small groups for women can be a start for you. 


    Current Groups available, (See also Co-Ed groups)


    Becoming Mom Strong


    Leaders: Sarah Winterstrom 209.742.4803 & Sayward Fehrman 209.742.5199

    Tuesday Evenings: 6:30p-8:30p NLCF

    Thursday Mornings; 9:30a-11a NLCF

    Cost: $20 for book and workbook


    Do you want to go deeper in your walk with God?  If you're up for the challenge, join us as we study the Bible and learn what it has to say about becoming stronger to in the Lord, becoming a woman who knows who she is in Christ, and a woman who is able to impart God's strengths and unchanging truths to the next generation.


    Whether you are a mom in the trenches with little ones, a mom with grown children or a woman who influences the next generation, you will love this study. Using materials from Heidi St. John's Bible Study, Becoming Mom Strong, we will discover God's calling in this 6 week study.


    Entrusted A Study of 2 Timothy; Beth Moore


    Leaders: Carol Holland 209.742.7630 and Maggie Vilott 209.742.6486

    Thursday: 9:30a-11:30a NLCF Coffee Shop

    Cost: $15 Workbook


    We were never meant to take this journey of faith alone or in secret.  God has entrusted us with the great and mighty gift of the gospel; something to precious and life giving to keep to ourselves.


    In this study, Beth will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy.  Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live a life of faithfulness. 

  • MOPs

    Ministry Leader Sayward Fehrman 209.259.9695


    MOPS will resume in September. Please keep checking in as we update. Thank you.


    MOPS stands for "Mothers Of Preschoolers" and is a worldwide non-denominational minister that encourages mothers of young children, who are adjusting to the joys and challenges of motherhood.  MOPS is about celebrating motherhood, meeting needs, making connections, and experiencing God's love.  


    MOPS Mariposa  is the local chapter of MOPS International which exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother of preschoolers to realize her potential as a woman, mother, and leader in the name of Jesus Christ. By meeting the needs of moms, we impact women, we impact her children, and ultimately, we impact the world.


    BETTER MOMS MAKE A BETTER WORLD


    MOPS Mariposa meets September through May,  MOPS is open to ANY mother of children, newborn through kindergarten. Dinner ($5 donation) and free childcare are provided at each meeting.


    For a sneak peek of the 2016-2017 theme:  (Click Here for Video)


    For more Information regarding the childcare: (Called Moppets)


    Visit: MOPS International website

New Life Christian Fellowship

5089 Cole Road

Mariposa, CA 95338

209. 966.7734


newlife@sti.net