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Here at Prodigal Church we know that living out our priority of Loving God and Loving People is only possible through the strength of community. This Fall our 6-week small groups are designed to be places where you are encouraged and equipped to grow in your relationships with God and each other.

Prodigal Church has Small Groups available on different nights and locations throughout the week. Check out the descriptions below to find the right fit that connects to your interests and schedule.

SUNDAY

S1 - SUNDAY MORNING GROUP

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Dr. Terry Brensinger

TIME & LOCATION

Bullard High School - 11:00 AM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Things Fall Apart: Studies in the Book of Judges - Have you ever read a story in the Bible and asked "Why in the world is this in the Bible?" That may be true for the Book of Judges. We invite you to dig deep in to this rich story of Israel. Dr. Terry will you take you back 3000 years to discover this book and it's stories anew.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

A mix of people from different walks of life and differing life stages.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Bible & Commentary on the Book of Judges (by Dr. Terry Brensinger available upon request)

LENGTH

Sunday mornings until Easter

MONDAY

M1 - MONDAY NIGHT WOMEN'S GROUP

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Katy Damm

TIME & LOCATION

Northeast Clovis - 6:30 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

A night to spend time with uplifting people and Jesus! We will read Remember God by Annie F Downs, and discuss her journey to find the answer to the question ‘Is God Kind?’ We want to find community in the discovery that God is who He says He is even when our lives aren’t going the way we’d imagined!

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Women in their 20’s and 30’s.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

"Remember God" by Annie F Downs

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

TUESDAY

T1 - FROM WILD MEN TO WISE MEN

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Joel Howard & Brad Isaak

TIME & LOCATION

Fresno State Uncle Harry's - 6:30 AM
4950 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA

GROUP DESCRIPTION

In the middle of our busy weeks and the craziness of our modern lives, we all need space to gather together and pursue the wisdom of God. This is a place for men to wrestle with their questions and calling as sons, brothers, husbands, and fathers.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Men of all ages that are hungry for greater meaning and challenge in their lives.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

All readings to be provided by the group leaders.

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

T2 - TUESDAY NIGHT COUPLES GROUP

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Evan & Jessica Halstead and Cole & Maddy Rinehart

TIME & LOCATION

Fresno High Area - 6:00 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Come and join us as we dig deeper into each week’s Sunday morning sermon and what it means for our relationships and lives. Feel free to bring your own dinner.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Young Couples

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Listened to the previous Sundays teaching.

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

T3 - THE 150

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

John & Sarah Richardson

TIME & LOCATION

Northeast Clovis - 6:00 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

We'll be working through the Book of Psalms- which will be the Sunday Service focus each week. We'll put an emphasis on getting to know each other and having fun.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Anyone wanting to get more connected to Prodigal or wanting to dive deeper into the Bible.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Bible and have listened to previous Sunday’s teaching

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

WEDNESDAY

W1 - PRAYER & SHARE

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Carol Berticelli

TIME & LOCATION

South East Fresno
Third Wednesday of Every Month - 12:30-2:30 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Plan to come for a free lunch and a time of hearing from the Scripture, sharing with one another, and praying together for for our own needs and those of the church.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Women of all ages and stages of life.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Just yourself and a Bible

LENGTH

Once a month throughout the year

W2 - IDENTITY & PURPOSE

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Michael Thomas

TIME & LOCATION

Fresno Pacific University - 4:00 PM
1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, CA 93702

GROUP DESCRIPTION

In this group we will take a deep dive into Scripture looking for what Jesus teaches us about our true identity and how He invites us to live with greater purpose.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

College Students & Young Adults

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Just yourself and a Bible

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

W3 - THE MULTI-GENERATIONAL LEARNER

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Gary & Rindy Lemaster

TIME & LOCATION

North Fresno - 6:30-8:00 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

The group will be discussing Pastor John’s Weekly sermon in additional depth while considering a practical application to our daily lives.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

We are recently retired educators and love learning. We also really value a multi-generational group. We think everyone has a perspective that can be enriching. Since we are new to Prodigal this will also be a great opportunity to make new friends.

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

Just yourself and a Bible

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

THURSDAY

TH1 - WOMEN'S GROUP

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Brittney Howard, Maddy Rinehart, and Cori Duncan

TIME & LOCATION

Valley Friends Church - 9:00-10:30 AM
980 Gettysburg Ave, Clovis, CA 93612

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Come join us each week to read through an inspiring book and unpack our lives in community.
**Child care will be provided**

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Women and Moms

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

"Girl Stop Apologizing" by Rachel Hollis

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

TH2 - NINE TYPES, ONE LOVE

SMALL GROUP LEADERS

Brad & Delilah Isaak

TIME & LOCATION

TBD - 6:30 PM

GROUP DESCRIPTION

Self-discovery often launches us towards greater personal growth and love for others. Whether you already know your ‘type’ or have no idea what that means, you’re welcome here! Come gather with us as we explore the wisdom of the Enneagram personality assessment and how those insights intersect with Jesus’ good news.

WHO WOULD BE A GREAT FIT

Anyone interested in learning more about the tool of the Enneagram and how it can help us to better love God and love people!

BOOK/RESOURCES NEEDED

We have plenty of free online resources but would recommend "The Road Back to You" by Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile.

LENGTH

6-8 Weeks

GET SIGNED UP!

Fill out the info below, and select a group.

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