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Life Groups are a great way to grow in your faith and build relationships. There are different small groups with various topics and interests. Pick a group that interests you and go! Whether the group meets at the church or at another location, the leaders are excited to meet you. Get connected in a life group today because life is better together!

 

 

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RAISING KIDS IN THE TEEN YEARS AND BEYOND

2nd Sunday – 5:00 p.m.
Leaders:  Pastor Kevin & Tammy Harvey – (805) 701-4978
Location:  Camarillo/Somis (call to RSVP and for directions)

Whether you're about to enter the parenting teen years or going through them, join us as we support one another while we discover God’s ways of parenting through His Word. We will have food, fellowship, and prayer! Dinner will be potluck style. Please bring your favorite dish!

We will discuss things like healthy boundaries, attitudes (theirs and ours), anger, depression, technology and how to encourage your teens to grow spiritually.  Books that will be used are: Boundaries with Teens by Dr John Townsend and How to Really Love Your Teen by D Ross Campbell MD. 

 

Children's Ministry


 

GOD’S GIRLS

2nd & 4th Wednesday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders:  Taylor & Kayla Lumas - (805) 216-2906
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 6

God’s Girls is a life group for girls in 1st through 5th grade. Together, we will study God’s Word, get to know God better, and build relationships and confidence as little ladies in Christ! Bring the girl God has placed in your life for a night of fun, fellowship, and faith building friendships and activities.


GOING DEEPER GROUPS


GOING DEEPER INTO GOD’S WORD

These groups are designed to help people 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, discussion and prayer.

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3rd Wednesday  – 6:30 p.m. (Filipino Community)
Leaders: Pastor Ray & Maria Carrillo – (805) 983-1890 x112
Co-Leaders: Rene Verduzco and Larry & Doreena Morla – (805) 814-5727
Location: 4400 Boston Way, Oxnard

 

 

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2nd Thursday – 7:00 p.m. 
Leaders: Jeff & Tina Stevens
Location: 461 N. “M” St, Oxnard – (805) 794-5544 (Jeff) or (805) 312-7506 (Tina)


Men's Groups


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MEN OF INTEGRITY

Every Sunday - 4:00 p.m.
Leader: Pastor Ray Carrillo – (805) 983-1890 x112
Co-Leaders: Jeff Stevens - (805) 794-5544, Brian Walters and Charles Woodard - (805) 236-7679
Location: 205 South F St, Oxnard- (805) 749-6926

“…I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received” Ephesians 4:3.  As men of God we have been called to a life of integrity, holiness, and strength in the Lord.  Far too long sexual sin and temptation has kept men from living out their God given potential.  Join us and be surrounded by a band of brothers who will help you live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Purchase the book and workbook at the New Life Bookstore. Cost is $23.

 
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THE INVESTED LIFE
Monday – Friday - 6:00 a.m.
Leader: Doug Romero – (805) 248-8565
Co-Leaders: George Lopez, Larry Spencer and Charles Woodard – (805) 236-7679
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 6

This group is designed to help men grow in their relationship with Christ and others. “Making disciples, one person at a time,” we will be studying the Bible and using principals from the book, The Invested Life. Two questions the book asks that we will consider is: “Who is investing in me?” and “Who am I investing in?” Join us as we fellowship, pray and study the Word. 

 
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ACT LIKE MEN
Thursday (see dates below) - 6:00pm
Leader: Angel Bates - (805) 212-6481
Co-Leader: Carlos Gonzalez - (805) 827-5888
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 6

Men, come and discover who you are in Christ and take a step toward living out God's calling for revival in your heart. The group will worship, pray, read God's word and use the book, Act like Men by James MacDonald.  “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” 1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV Meeting dates: Feb 22, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5, 19 & May 3. 

 
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STEPPING UP: A CALL TO COURAGEOUS MANHOOD
1st & 3rd Saturday - 8:00 a.m.
Leader: Don Rosenberger - (805) 815-4910
Co-Leader: Gene Marin - (805) 264-3938
Location: New Life Community Church, The Wedge Room

Men, join us for this 10 session video series, Stepping Up, A Call to Courageous Manhood. Through engaging stores, expert teaching and personal insight, this series will unpack what biblical manhood looks like and what it means to be a godly, courageous man in today’s world, including life, marriage, church and community.


MONEY MATTERS


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BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL FINANCES
Thursday (see dates below) 7:00 p.m.
Leader: Gene Marin - (805) 264-3938
Location: 514 Eastwood Dr, Oxnard

All through Scripture we see a correlation between the development of a man’s character and how he handles his money.

This six-week course will give a good Biblical understanding and provide practical tools to steward your finances.  Cost is $25 (includes a workbook). Meeting dates: Feb 15, 22 and Mar 1, 8, 15, 22.  A free preview is open to everyone the first night, Thursday, February 15th.


Prayer Groups


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EARLY MORNING PRAYER
Every Thursday – 6:30 a.m.
Leader: Diana Caskey – (805) 620-0001
Location: New Life Community Church, Office Conference Room

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). 

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NIGHT OF MIRACLES
4th Thursday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders: Al & Phyllis Nordquist – (805) 482-7879
Co-Leaders: Frank Carreto & Lisa Carreto
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 8

Join us as we come together to seek God and trust Him for miracles in all areas of our lives. He is faithful! (Child care is available.)

GRACE INTERCESSION
5th Thursday – 7:00 p.m.
Leader: Al & Phyllis Nordquist – (805) 482-7879
Co-Leaders:  Frank & Lisa Carreto
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 8

The biblical meaning of the number five is “grace.” Join us as we come together on the 5th Thursday to pray for America and an awakening for our people and revival for the Church. We’ll pray for our President and all governing authorities, for God’s righteousness and justice to have its way in every governmental issue, plus mending racial tensions across the nation and the more. (Child care is available.)

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INTERCESSORY PRAYER: BEYOND THE VEIL
2nd Saturday – 9:00 a.m.
Leaders: Charles & Tweetie Woodard - (805) 844-1930
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 6

God works in partnership with us through prayer. This group will focus on foundational principles of what it takes to become true intercessors, watchmen on the wall, and prayer warriors.


Relationship Groups


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MARRIED GROUP
2nd & 4th Friday – 6:30 p.m.
Leaders: Pastor Andrew & Chrissy Carroll - (805) 340-6018
Co-Leaders: Kevin & Christine Priest and Jimmy & Natalie Wald
Location: 1501 Robin Ave., Ventura, Ca 93003

A godly marriage is the foundation of health for a family, and building a strong marriage is essential for young couples. Come build relationships, grow stronger in your marriage, and strengthen your relationship with Christ. Each meeting will include a potluck dinner. Young children are welcome. 

COUPLES GROUP
Friday (see dates below) - 7:00 p.m.  
Leaders: Gene & Becky Marin – (805) 907-0764
Location: 514 Eastwood Dr, Oxnard

 

How can our marriage reflect God’s image and advance His kingdom? In the study with Dr. Tony Evans book, Kingdom Marriage, find out for yourself what biblical marriage means, and explore the unique mission God has for you as a couple. Meeting dates: Feb 16, 23 and Mar 2, 9, 16, 23. (No children please).



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RUNNING GROUP

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 6:00 p.m.
Leader:  Nick Mlinac – (805) 302-3068
Location:  Vons Parking Lot, 1291 S Victoria Ave, Oxnard (corner of Wooley Rd and Victoria)

Every Saturday – 8:15 a.m.
Leader:  Nick Mlinac – (805) 302-3068
Location:  Vons Parking Lot, 1291 S Victoria Ave, Oxnard (corner of Wooley Rd and Victoria)

We believe our health matters to God. Running with others who can encourage you will help you reach your goals!  We have people who run at every pace, so please join. Contact the leader to join the text group.  


Singles Group


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ADULT SINGLES & SINGLE PARENTS
2nd & Last Sunday - 4:30 p.m.
Leaders: John & Aimee Lopez
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 5

This group provides a Christ-centered focus with biblical teaching relevant to single adults ages 26 to 49. It offers a safe environment to build healthy relationships and equip single adults to live a life that honors God. 

This season the group will use the video series, Truth and Lies. This study will reveal how the enemy works, how to identify the accuser schemes, and what Jesus teaches us through Satan’s temptations.” Purchase the workbook at the New Life Bookstore. Cost is $16. (Child care available.)


Spanish Group/GRupo en español


Spanish Ministry (Ministerio Español)
2nd & 4th Friday – 7:00 p.m.
Leaders: Rey & Vanessa Parra - (323) 807-0441
Location: New Life Community Church, Room 8 (Child care available.)

Ustedes están invitados a unirse a nuestro ministerio cada segundo y cuarto viernes del mes. Los servicios comienzan a las 7:00 pm Guardería de niños esta disponible para los recién nacidos a través de quinto grado


Support Groups


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VETERAN’S REUNION
Every Tuesday- 7:00 p.m.
Leader:  Don Rosenberger – (805) 815-4910
Co-Leader:  Tony Lyons - (904) 294-5522
New Life Community Church, Room 6

As service members return from serving abroad, most come home without a sense of community or belonging. New Life’s purpose is to prevent current and prior service members from being led astray, while helping 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. All active and retired military members are welcome.

 

LIFE RECOVERY FOR MEN
Every Thursday (except the last one) – 6:15 p.m.
Leader: Pete Ramon – (805) 832-3109
Co-Leader: Tony Martinez - (805) 844-3751
New Life Community Church, Room 8

LIFE RECOVERY FOR WOMEN
Every Thursday (except the last one) – 6:15 p.m.
Leader: Rebecca Ramon – (805) 832-3110
Co-Leader: Irene Franco – (805) 205-5874
New Life Community Church, Room 8

Life Recovery 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 one another. You will learn from each other’s experiences to help recover from addictions and compulsions.

Through the power of God’s Word, surrender, accountability, wise choices and love, you will see God work in your life, as you go through the 12-step recovery model in the context of Scripture. Everyone is welcome! Children’s Ministry for infants – 5th grade is available.

“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.

 

STUDENT MINISTRY & YOUNG ADULTS LIFE GROUPS


 
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HSM (grades 9 – 12)
Sunday (Feb 25, Mar 25) – 6:00 p.m.
Leader: Andrew Paz - (805) 754-6207
Location: New Life Community Church, Patio

Join the HSM life group to make friends and grow deeper together in your relationship with Jesus.  Please note: HSM students meets every Wednesday night at New Life at 6:30pm in Room 8.

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YOUNG ADULT “TRIBES”
Leader: Nate Perez - (805) 290-6893

Join other young adults, ages 18 - 25, in a small group setting and experience worship, bible teachings and more! Call the leader for dates, times and location.


Women's Groups


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A WOMAN’S HIGH CALLING
2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesday – 9:30 a.m.
Leader: Rose Misewitch – (805) 302-2786
Location: 377 Imperial Ave, Ventura

Gather together with other women for fun and fellowship, as you learn how to live out your high calling from God. Teachings will come from the book, A Woman’s High Calling, by Elizabeth George. Purchase the study guide at the New Life Bookstore. Cost is $12.25.

 
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POWER OF A PRAYING WIFE
Every Wednesday (except the week of 1st Wed) – 6:00 p.m.
Leader: Tweetie Woodard – (805) 236-5519
Location: 2029 Milagro Pl, Oxnard 

Through the study, The Power of a Praying Wife, wives will learn how to effectively war in prayer on behalf of their husbands. Purchase the book and workbook at the New Life Bookstore. Cost is $16.50.

 
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BINDING UP THE BROKENHEARTED
Contact: Connie Boyer – (805) 890-0604 

This group is specifically for post abortive women. If you suffer in silence and are ready to experience the freedom that comes through the healing power of Jesus, call today to speak with someone who truly understands your pain. All calls and names of group participants are confidential.

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

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. 
Isaiah 61:1 says Jesus came to “bind up the brokenhearted, proclaim freedom for the captives and release the prisoners from darkness.”  Come receive healing for your wounded heart and learn how much Jesus loves you. 
Both groups require a 10-week commitment and purchase of the study guide. Cost is $25. Very limited space available, please call for more information.

 
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WOMEN’S MORNING DEVOTIONAL
4th Saturday – 10:00 a.m.
Leader:  Maria Torres – (805) 604-5189
Location:  Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 1780 S Victoria Avenue Ste A, Ventura

Ladies, come together with other women to enjoy coffee or tea and some devotional time in God’s word. You’ll have fun while being encouraged to start the day with God.