FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What will we study?
Most of the studies are based on
previous weekend's message.
weekend message as a coaching
on Christian living, and the Life
as a place where you get to roll
sleeves and discuss how the
message works in real life. Each
there will be a series of Bible
questions on the back of the
sheet to study before the meeting.
usually take 20 to 40 minutes per
complete the study guide.
What does it cost?
The cost of Life Groups is the
commitment. During the first
each group will complete a "covenant"
together. This simple form helps
group discuss their priorities and
commitment. Part of that
is the promise to attend each week
to complete the study guide as
well as to
attend the quarterly social and do
service project for the year. You
first three weeks to decide if
group is a good fit for you.
What about child care?
Children’s programing is available
for our Sunday morning Life
birth—high school. We also have children's programming at the church from birth - 8th grade for our weekday Life Groups that meet on Wednesday evenings. That means you can bring your child to AWANA, Route 56, or Junior High and attend a Life Group at the same time. We leave it up
to each family to work out their
own child care for our other weekday Life
How do I sign up for a Life Group?
Before each Life Group session
there are three ways to sign up
for a group:
1) online 2) at our weekend
3) or by calling the church office
any weekday before each of our
Life Group sessions. During the weekend
Life Group leaders and pastors are
available at a sign-up table
the main campus to help you choose
group and answer any questions.
are three sign-up weekends before
beginning of each session.
When and where do they meet?
Life Groups meet on Sunday mornings
at Valley Church and on various nights
of the week in homes throughout
How long do they last?
Each Life Group session lasts 9 to 12
weeks. We have Fall, Winter and Spring
sessions. At the end of each session,
you will have the choice of staying in
the same group, trying a new group
or even taking a break. Sunday groups
stay together throughout the entire
year. Weekday Life Groups do not
meet mid-June through August.
What is the required commitment?
Joining a Life Group requires a 9
to 12 week commitment to attend
weekly meetings and complete the
study guide ahead of time. Obviously,
allowances are made for sickness,
vacation, work conflicts and other
special events, but not much more.
This commitment is the key to a
strong Life Group. You have the first
three weeks to attend the group to
sure it's a good fit for you.