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Life Groups

Life Groups are a place where you can share your life with others. The bigger our church gets the smaller we want to be.  This happens by getting connected in a Life Group.  We have a variety of groups with different topics and interests. They consist of people just like you who open their homes or meet at church to connect with you!

Life Groups exist to help each of us grow in our relationship with God and build lasting friendships that will support, strengthen and encourage us in our daily walk with the Lord.

As you read through this brochure prayerfully consider which Life Group God has chosen just for you.  Get connected in a Life Group today and see your life begin to change.

Spring Life Groups starting the week of July 13th

Going Deeper Groups

GOING DEEPER INTO GOD’S WORD
This summer group is designed to help one another go deeper in their walk with God and build relationships with one another. The groups go deeper into the topic from the previous Sunday’s message, with interaction and discussion about applying God’s truth to your lives. There will be time to share praise reports and pray for one another.

2nd and 4th Wednesday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders: Jose & Sharon Paramo – (805) 804-0065
Co-Leaders: Noel & Lorena Rodriguez – (805) 366-2783
Location: 1531 Alturas St, Oxnard

Married Groups

SAVING YOUR MARRIAGE BEFORE IT STARTS
Contact: Pastor Andrew Carroll - (805) 983-1890 ext. 105

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts pre-marital curriculum was created by relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, and is designed for couples who are engaged, or are newly married (1 year or less).
It is a comprehensive marriage program designed specifically for today’s couples; because other than your relationship with Jesus, your marriage is the single most important relationship you will ever have! That is why we invite you to save your marriage before it starts!

The cost is $75 and includes books/workbooks, and a 7-session DVD set. Each couple will go through the material with a New Life mentoring couple. The dates, times, and location of the course will be individually set up between the mentoring couple and the participating couple.

Please note: if you are interested in having a New Life Pastor officiate your wedding, pre-marital counseling through New Life is required.  To sign up for this class or for more information, please fill out the form.

Men's Group

JUST FOR MEN - TELEIOS MAN
2nd & 4th Tuesday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders: Ruben DeLaO, Jeff Stevens, Javier Vargas and Mike Cormode - (805) 766-3548
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 5

Men desperately need someone who will believe in them; to encourage, disciple and empower them to be godly, mature, balanced husbands, fathers, and leaders. God is calling all men to fight for their faith and families! Whether you’re married or single, this group will help you grow deeper in your walk with the Lord as you learn, share and pray together.
 

“THE INVESTED LIFE”
Monday – Friday - 6:00 - 7:00 am
Leader: Pastor Ray Carrillo
Co-Leaders: Juan Jimenez, George Lopez and Doug Romero
Location: New Life Community Church, The Wedge Room

“Making disciples of all nations, one person at a time.” This group with be reading and learning from the book “The Invested Life” and is designed to help grow in our relationship with Christ and others.  Two questions the book ask, “Who is investing in me?”  “Whom am I investing in?” Join us as we fellowship, pray and study the Word. Book cost is $8.

Prayer

NIGHT OF MIRACLES
3rd Wednesday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders: Al & Phyllis Nordquist – (805) 482-7879

Co-Leader: Frank Carreto
New Life Community Church, The Wedge Room

Join us as we come together to seek God and trust Him for supernatural intervention in our lives. Miracles in all areas: relationships, finances, physical health, jobs, children, deliverance from any addiction - any situation ... It’s in your hands, you hold a miracle. He is faithful!

EARLY MORNING PRAYER
Every Thursday – 6:30 a.m.
Leaders: Diana Caskey – (805) 620-0001 and Patrick & Mary Carey – (805) 483-2578
Location: New Life Community Church

Join us each week as we pray through the individual prayer requests of New Life. This group is for anyone who has a heart for prayer (even if you don’t like to pray out loud!). “Now in the morning, having risen a long while before daylight, Jesus went out and departed to a solitary place; and there He prayed.” Mark 1:35
 

Singles Group

ADULT SINGLES & SINGLE PARENTS
Last Sunday Monthly - 5:30 p.m.
Leaders: Pastor Kevin & Tammy Harvey - (805) 983-1890 x106
Location: New Life Community Church, The Wedge Room (Child Care Available)

Potluck style fellowship for single parents and adult singles (age 28 – 54). Join us as we build friendships and pray for one another in a Christ-focused environment. “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith.” Hebrews 12:2

Fellowship Groups

“SOWING” FOR FUN

2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesday - 6:00 p.m.
Leader: Nancy Kolb – (661) 205-6286
Co-Leader: Josie Centeno – (805) 253-6454
Location: New Life Community Church, The Wedge Room

Whether you’ve never sewn before, you’re a beginner or consider yourself a “pro” you’re invited to join this fun group (kids 12yrs and older please).  You will have opportunity to get to know others while sewing a project you bring to work on or you can purchase a “draw string bag” project for $5.

Come and spend time building relationships, making new friends and sewing together!


RUNNING GROUP
Every Friday – 6:00 a.m.
Leaders:  Pastor Andrew Carroll – (805) 340-6018 and Nick Mlinac
Location:  Mobile Gas Station, 490 Victoria Ave, Oxnard (corner of 5th and Victoria)

We believe our health matters to God.  That is why we invite you to come running with us.  It doesn’t matter if you have never ran before and want to start running or if you are a born runner!  Everyone is welcomed!  Running with others who can encourage you will help you reach your goals!  We have people who run at every pace, so please join us knowing there’s a place for you. Run time starts at 6:10am. Contact one of the leaders to join the text group.  The text group will be notified of any time or route changes.  2 Samuel 18:23a, “He said, ‘Come what may, I want to run…’”

Support Groups

LIFE RECOVERY FOR MEN
Every Friday – 6:30 p.m.
Leader: Pete Ramon – (805) 832-3109
Co-Leader: Don Sweeny – (805) 443-3266
New Life Community Church, Room 5

LIFE RECOVERY FOR WOMEN
Every Friday – 6:30 p.m.
Leader: Rebecca Ramon – (805) 832-3110
Co-Leader: Rita Albin – (805) 984-3430
New Life Community Church, Room 6

Life Recovery Groups offer a biblical and balanced program that can help individuals overcome personal hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Based on the actual words of Jesus, the group is committed to encouraging and strengthening all who are in attendance. You will learn from each other’s experience to help recovery from addictions and compulsions.

We will carry a message of hope and God’s love by teaching how to be reconciled to God, and to strengthen our faith in Jesus Christ. We will learn to understand God’s purpose, calling, gifts, love, and to serve others in our communities. Everyone is welcome!

“But now you are free from the power of sin and have become slaves of God. Now you do those things that lead to holiness and result in eternal life.” Romans 6:22


P.T.S.D (POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER) RECOVERY
Starts July 14: Every Tuesday – 7:00 p.m.
Leader: Pastor Ray Carrillo – (805) 983-1890 x112
Co-Leaders: Ray Parra and Don Rosenberger
New Life Community Church, Room 6 As service members return from serving abroad, most come home without a sense of community or belonging; often segregated from the community and peers within society. New Life’s purpose is to prevent current and prior service members from being led astray, but to help them rekindle their relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The men and women who endure the challenges of battle go on with their lives; however, they must prepare themselves not just body and mind, but most importantly in spirit.

Women's Groups

THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY WOMAN
Starts July 14: Every Tuesday – 9:30 a.m.
Leader: Donna Martin
Location: New Life Community Church,
Room 6 (child care available)

The journey to emotional health begins by quitting. The author, Geri Scazzero, quit being afraid of what others would think. She quit lying. She quit denying her anger and sadness. She quit living someone else’s life. When you quit those things that are damaging to your soul or the souls of others, you are freed up to choose other ways of being and relating that are rooted in love and lead to life.
When you quit for the right reasons, at the right time, and in the right way, you’re on the path not only to emotional health, but also to the true purpose of your life.
In this eight-session Bible study you will learn how to get out of an inauthentic, superficial spirituality to genuine freedom in Christ. This study is for every woman who thinks, “I can’t keep pretending everything is fine!” Cost is $25 for book and workbook. Child care is available with a donation.


THE HEM OF HIS GARMENT
Leader: Connie Boyer – (805) 890-0604

Isaiah 61:1 says Jesus came to “bind up the brokenhearted, proclaim freedom for the captives and release the prisoners from darkness.” This Bible study will take you on a journey that will bring you to a place where your life will be changed forever. If you will seek Him with all of your heart, you will find Him and will never be the same again. Come receive healing for your wounded heart and learn how much Jesus loves you.

Group requires a 10 week commitment and purchase of Study Guide. Cost is $25. Very limited space available, please call for more information.