"Adventurous Prayer" Life Together Group

Leader: Carol Salsman

Meeting Date/Time: 

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Every Wednesday beginning May 2

Meeting place:

Wonderful Mercy Church Prayer Room

This group will explore creative, dynamic ways of praying together. Whether you're a skeptic that such a thing exists, interested in rejuvenating your prayers, or experienced in exciting, adventurous prayer, you have something to offer. Our prayer together will be targeted, worship-based, and Scripture -infused. Come and see where the Spirit takes us!

"Alpha" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Graeme & Jennifer Sellers


Meeting date/time: 

6:30-8:00 PM

Weekly on Monday Nights


Meeting place:

Sellers’ home –

4281 E. Page Ave.

Gilbert, AZ 85234


“Alpha” is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each session looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome. This group will include a light dinner that all participants will help to prepare and serve.

Please contact Pastor Graeme by email to see if this group is currently receiving new participants.

"Crazy Love" Life Together Group

Leader: Dirk Duhlstine


Meeting date/time: 

6:30-8:30 PM

Tuesday nights

(2 times a month)


Meeting place:

Latham home –

1107 E. Elgin St. Gilbert, AZ 85295


Our Life Together group will focus on how much God loves us and how that empowers us to love each other. We will read and discuss Francis Chan’s book “Crazy Love.” There is a brief DVD teaching by Francis that will help us engage each week. This group is for anyone wanting to grow closer to Christ while we grow closer to each other. We will mix things up every once in a while by sharing a meal or doing something together… just for fun!

"Discovery Bible Study" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Meg & Al Crossman


Meeting date/time: 

7:00 p.m. on Monday nights

(2 times a month)


Meeting place:

Liebsch’s home –

1140 W. Edgewater Dr.

Gilbert, AZ 85233


“Discovery Bible Studies” are unique in serving those who are familiar with  Scriptures and those who are completely new to them. Join our group to learn how to hear from the Lord, open the Word, and become connected to others in the Body of Christ. Everyone is absolutely welcome and will benefit from this simple yet profound way to learn.

"Dream" Life Together Group

Leader: Ian Salsman

Meeting date/time:   

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Every other Tuesday

Meeting place:

The Aleman's home

1214 East Heather, Gilbert 85234

Together, we will dig deeper in our relationship with the Lord through prayer, sharing, and community while working our way through the book “Dream: Discovering God’s Purpose in Your Life,” by Dutch Sheets. As Dutch says, “When you hear God’s call on your life, you will never be the same.'

"Experiencing God" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Jim Beadle & Mike Niileksela

Meeting date/time: 

6:30-8:00 PM

Every other Thursday


Meeting place:

Beadle’s home –

1318 W. Windrift Way

Gilbert, AZ 85233


The primary purpose of this group is to deepen our relationship with Jesus and with each other; in short, we do life together.  We are currently doing the study called “Experiencing God” written by Henry Blackaby.  We mix in times of prayer, thought provoking discussion, service and just plain FUN in order to keep things interesting.  The group is made up of couples and singles, some of whom are young and others just young at heart. 

Note: This group is in progress and currently not receiving new  participants.  Email Jim if you'd like to participate in a  future "Experiencing God"  Life Together group. 

"The Gathering" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Randy & Pat Rohde


Meeting date/time: 

6:30-8:30 PM

Weekly on Monday nights


Meeting place:

Rohde’s home – 

1512 E. Dava Dr.

Tempe, AZ 85283


“The Gathering” meets on Mondays for a light, healthy meal where life issues are discussed. There is a time of worship and seeking God and discussion after. The format is the same week to week but the discussion is driven by what people bring to the table and how God speaks each week. Meeting ends 8:30 or 9:00 p.m. at the latest.

“Learning to Do Life Together" Group

Leaders: Kevin & Marisa Marvin


Meeting date/time:  6:00-8:00 PM

2nd and 4th Sunday of the month

(Service events may be other dates/times as decided by the group.)

NOTE: times may adjust to allow youth group drop-off/pickup


Meeting place: Marvin home – 4150 E. Sierra Madre Ave., Gilbert, AZ 85296


Our meetings will include a meal. For our first meeting, we will kick things off with a pot luck. Ongoing, we’ll rotate/share the food preparation responsibilities each time we meet.


Although most of what we do together will be consensus driven, we will focus on learning to do life together: praying for each other, caring for each other, and serving others (especially those who are homeless or do not have enough food). The only requirement for the activities that we select is that the activity helps us pray/care for each other/others and/or that the activity helps us learn how do to life together.

Our group is open to individuals, couples, and entire families .  


"Men that Eat" Life Together Group

Leader:   Ryan Braithwaite


Meeting date/time: 

6:00-7:30 PM

Weekly on Tuesday nights


Meeting place:

Various local restaurants


“Men That Eat” is an informal meal at a different  restaurant every Tuesday. Discussion is based on what happened in your life that week. This is a men’s group about life’s journey, for encouragement and accountability. Cost for dinner is usually under $15.

Please contact Ryan by email to see if this group is currently receiving new participants. 

"No Experience Necessary" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Brent & Carron Schmick


Meeting date/time: 

6:30-8:00 PM

Weekly on Tuesday nights


Meeting place:

Cerro’s home –

961 S. Cardinal St., Gilbert, AZ 85296


Do you want to have a great time growing in Christ and in relationship with others? 

Come do life with us!  We will have a great time getting to know one another, sharing our lives and seeing us grow in God as he continues to develop in our lives. Our focus will be on relationships and learning more about Christ and his impact in our lives, using a short video series to stimulate discussion.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! All are welcome.

"Spiritual Formation" Life Together Group

Leaders:   Lee & Joanie Meyer


Meeting date/time: 

3:30 PM on Saturdays

Meeting place:

Meyer’s home –

947 West Osage Avenue

Mesa, AZ 85210


This is a “Spiritual Formation" group exploring the seven stages of spiritual growth. The group experience and reflection is based upon a chapter by chapter reading of the book “Mansions of the Heart” by Thomas Ashbrook, while also using the accompanying “Study Guide for Personal and Group Reflection.”  Through personal study, reflection and group interaction participants are given the opportunity to simply experience God as they grow in their understanding of how He facilitates our spiritual growth. 

Note: this group is in progress and currently not receiving new participants. Please email Pastor Lee if you're interested in joining a future Spiritual Formation group.