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Community Groups are designed to foster true Biblical community and are a great way to build real and lasting relationships with others in the FBC-SF church family. Community Groups meet in homes throughout the week at various times and locations across the city and Bay Area. Each group is unique, with some designed for people in specific demographic categories and others more diverse in their makeup. While each group may look different, every group will include elements of fellowship, prayer and Bible study.

We believe that participating in Community Groups is important to the unity, life and ministry of our church as well as the spiritual maturity of every person. You are encouraged to explore and visit more than one group until you find the one that is right for you! It is through these groups that FBCSF becomes smaller and more personal as it grows larger, impacting more lives in San Francisco!

We look forward to growing and doing life with YOU in a Community Group soon!

We are going to begin a new Community Group for Spanish/English/Bilinguals and will have a dinner to share our vision about this important opportunity on Friday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. If interested in learning more or to RSVP email Gilberto at gilberto@xtmo21.com.


SUNDAY MORNINGS

First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Adult Classroom #1 9:00 am

Senior Adults

Leader: Doug Butler

This group is for any senior (or non senior) adult and centers around Bible study, prayer and fellowship. Please contact Doug Butler at 650.992.1341 if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting the group.


Sunday Mornings

First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Adult Classroom #2 9:00am

Adults with congitive or learning challenges

Leaders: Special Needs Ministry Team

This class meets at the same time and on the same calendar as our growth courses. It provides an opportunity for Bible study, discipleship, and fellowship at a slower pace and with plenty of time for discussion of individual questions and needs. All are welcome! For more information please contact Cheryl Vidales at breathe@fbcsf.org or call and leave a message at the church office: 415-863-3382.


SUNDAY EVENINGS

Mill Valley, on Golden Gate Seminary Campus 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Young Married Couples

Leaders: Garrett and Amanda Barber

This group is open to young married couples with and without kids. Kids are welcome and a place to sleep or play will be provided during the Bible study portion of the evening. This group enjoys a potluck meal together, prays together and studies the Bible together. There is plenty of parking on the GGBTS campus. Please email Garrett at garrettbarber23@gmail.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group!


SUNDAY EVENINGS

Lakeside/Ingelside/Stonestown Mall 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Adults

Leaders: Mike and Stephanie Goeke

This group is open to single and married adults of all ages and life stages! Kids are welcome and will hang out downstairs during the Bible study portion of the evening. This group enjoys a potluck meal together, prays together and does a sermon-based Bible study together. There is plenty of parking and this group location is easily accessible by MUNI. Please email Mike at mgoeke@fbcsf.org or Stephanie at sjgoeke5@gmail.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group!


MONDAYS (every other week)

Daly City (Near Serramonte Shopping Center) 6:30 - 8:30pm

Adults

Leader: TBD

This new group will be open to single and married adults of all ages and life stages! There will be no childcare available. Nearby parking or SamTrans buses 120 or 122.

For further info. contact Judy at mydccave@yahoo.com.


MONDAYS (every other week)

Sunset (Near 21st and Judah) 6:30 - 8:30pm

Adults

Leaders: Tim and Gracia Wiarda & Jason and Amber Vasche

This group is open to single and married adults of all ages and life stages! There is no childcare available. This group enjoys a potluck meal, a discussion style Bible study and prayer. There is street parking and this location is easily accessible by MUNI. Please email Tim and Gracia at gtwiarda@comcast.net or Jason and Amber at jvasche@gmail.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group.


TUESDAYS

Sunset 6:30-8:30

Adults

Leaders: Evans and Natalie Baggs

This group is open to single and married people of all ages and life stages! Kids are welcome and will hang out (play games, watch TV or sleep) in the back of the house during the Bible study portion of the evening. This group enjoys a potluck meal together, prays together and studies the Word together in various formats. There is street parking and this group location is easily accessible by MUNI. Please email Evans and Natalie at evansandnatalie@gmail.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group!


TUESDAYS

Marina/Cow Hollow 7:00- 9:00 pm

Adults

Leaders: Chris and Julia Tan

This group is open primarily to young families and single professionals. Many families in this group have young children. During group discussion time, the kids hang out in the playroom with a group member. Childcare is done on a rotation and all group members are expected to participate in the childcare responsibilities! This group shares meal preparation responsibilities and eats together, prays together and does various types of Bible studies together. There is parking fairly close and this location is also easily accessible by MUNI. Please email Julia Tan at jpluss@hotmail.com or Chris Tan at christen@pobox.com if you would like more information or are interested in visiting this group!


TUESDAYS

Various locations in San Francisco and Oakland 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Adult Women

Leader: Sarah Wiemero

This group is open to adult women of all ages (reportedly ages 18 -102)! This is an adults only group and no childcare is provided. This group of women share snacks, prayer, study and laughter! They are currently studying “The 7 Experiment” by Jen Hatmaker. If you would like more information on this group, please email Sarah at s.wiemero@gmail.com.


WEDNESDAYS

First Baptist Church San Francisco 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Young Adults and College

Leaders: Caprice Applequist and Spencer Sims

This group is open to young adults and college students (including international students) generally aged 18-26. This is an adults only group and there is no childcare provided. The Wednesday night group meeting involves fellowship and a discussion oriented Bible study. In addition to the Wednesday nights, this group meets frequently during the week for meals and various forms of fun – check out the YACS Facebook page for all sorts of information at www.facebook.com/SFYACS. Please email Caprice at appletwister@yahoo.com or Spencer at robert.sims@eagles.usm.edu if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group!


THURSDAYS (1st & 3rd of each month)

Alameda (East Bay) 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Adults

Leaders: Andy & Keri Coughlin

This group is open to single and married adults of all ages and life stages! This group gathers for prayer and Bible Study. Please email Andy at andycoughlin@gmail.com or call him at 415.635.8461 if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group!


FRIDAYS

Tenderloin 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Adults

Leader: Stephen Nogy

This group is open to all adults. There is no childcare provided. This group focuses on Bible study, prayer and fellowship. Additionally, at least once a month, this group prepares and delivers food to many of the homeless of San Francisco. Please email Stephen at stephenmnogy@yahoo.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group.


FRIDAYS

Powell Station (Near the Hilton Hotel & Powell Street MUNI Station) 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Adults

Leaders: Wilfred and Carolina Selvaraj

This group is open to single and married adults of all ages and life stages. There is no childcare available. This group enjoys a potluck meal, prayer and a discussion oriented Bible study. There is street parking and this location is easily accessible by BART and MUNI. Please email Wilfred at frontiervision@gmail.com or Carolina at cws1970@gmail.com if you would like more information or if you are interested in visiting this group.