Community Groups


Throughout Week

Various Times


Community Groups

Community Groups are our “traditional” small groups here at Real Life.  Our hope is for everyone to live life alongside one another as we follow Jesus together.  Please do not hesitate to contact Community Pastor, Joshua Shaw at for more information or questions you might have.  To learn more about each group below, simply click on the link.



We are a group that is made up of couples in their 40's and 50's.


A group of mixed ages. We meet Sunday Evenings from 3:30 - 5PM


Meeting Wednesday Nights at 6:30PM

Deep Creek - E.C. & Ruthie Adams

Thursday Nights 6:30 - 8PM. We are mostly a group of "Middle Agers" with grown children.  We start with a snack or a yummy dessert. This Fall, we will be following a 7 week video study called  "One at a Time" by Kyle Idleman. We love to laugh and have lively discussions and we would LOVE to welcome some new faces!

Grassfield - Doug & Shelley Scott

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8PM. We are a group of folks in the 50+ range.  Planning to use "The Chosen" for our study.

Great Bridge - Eric & Teresa Fowler

Thursday 6 - 8PM. We are the ‘No Stress’ Group.  We are in our 40’s, love kids, and welcome all comers.  We serve dinner, start on time, end on time, and have fun living life together. We plan to go through "Acts of the Apostles” by Louis Giglio - an 8 session study this Fall.

Greenbrier - Kimberly & Sharief Lachmansingh

Every other Tuesday 6:30 - 8:30PM. Our group meets every other week and is made up of couples in their 30’s with young children who love games and food!

Indian River (Chesapeake) - Dan & Beth Carter

We are a community of mixed ages (currently adults ages 25- 71) with children from infant to age 13.  We have dinner together each week and then spend time reading the Bible and praying together. We are going to continue our Tony Evans study on the Gospel of John this Fall!


Thursday's 6:30PM. We are a group of married couples with children.


Monday Nights 6:30 - 8PM (Childcare Available) - Whether you've been a Christian your whole life, or for a few days, you will get the tool to dive into the Bible, deepen your relationship with God, mentor others and share the good news.


Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-lesson course that teaches how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely, and invest for your future. For over 25 years, Author and creator of FPU Dave Ramsey, has been teaching commonsense & biblical money principles that work. Begins Sept 21 (No Childcare).


The Young Adults (college age & twenty-somethings) Community Group meets  on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 7-9PM.


This group partners with a local ministry we support, the Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC), to gather around families expecting a child as they prepare for becoming a parent. We meet weekly on Monday nights.

Men's Group - Monday's 6:30-8PM (Childcare Provided)

Join us as we journey through the Old Testament books of 1st and 2nd Samuel. Israel wants to be like everyone else and have a human king rule over them. Be careful what you wish for.  God has the best plan and it is likely different than anything we can imagine.  We will meet upstairs in the Student Room from 6:30 – 8 PM beginning Monday, September 26th. (Childcare Available)

Tuesday Morning Men's Group 7AM (1st and 3rd Tuesdays)

Thursday Morning Men's Group 7:30AM (Every Thursday)

Saturday Morning Men's Group 7AM (Every Saturday) 


Women's Bible Fall Study Sept 19 - Nov 14, 2022

Join Ruth Chou Simons as she leads us through a practice of preaching Gospel truth to ourselves by studying Paul's example in the book of Colossians. Monday Nights 6:30 - 8PM (Childcare Available) Read More

Military Spouse Community Groups (Women Only)

This group is open to military spouses and will meet the last Wednesday of every month in the Greenbriar area from 630pm-800pm. Read More

Wednesday Morning Women's Bible Study - Grassfield Area

This group is open to ladies (of all ages) beginning February 16th (10am-1130am) and will be going through the study Focus by Cleere Cherry Reeves.  Read More 


An intensive experience to help prepare you for vocational ministry.If you are interested in diving deep into theology, doctrines, and ministry philosophy this is the place for you. This class will have Bible memory, book reading and papers to write all to begin to prepare you for vocational ministry. Tuesday Nights 7 - 8:30PM


Contact Joshua Shaw, Community Pastor at


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