growth groups
Winter•Spring 2022 Sign ups

Sign up NOW! Groups are starting throughout the months
of 
February and March

Browse the groups below to see where you'd like to plug in during this fall session.   Most are coed and opened to people of all ages. Run your cursor over the various groups to read more, then simply click on the REGISTER NOW button when you select your group. Your group leader will be in touch shortly with further details! 

  • Book Club
    postponed until July
    via Zoom
    postponed until July
    via Zoom
    Our Book Club small group is back! We will begin in July and meet every other Sunday. This session we will read “Redeeming Love” by Francine Rivers.
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  • Embracing Creativity
    Every other Sunday — begins February 20
    via Zoom and In-person
    Every other Sunday — begins February 20
    via Zoom and In-person
    Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created...” Creating is a human‐ centered value. Humans have been making things since the beginning. We do not create merely out of necessity, it is also for enjoyment. Creativity and imagination are gifts from God. He made us to create and when we harness the power
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  • One Thousand Gifts
    Thursdays — 10:45 am — ongoing
    via Zoom
    Thursdays — 10:45 am — ongoing
    via Zoom
    This personal growth-oriented group will focus on learning how to “Biblically lament loss, turn pain into poetry, and intentionally embrace a lifestyle of radical gratitude.” We will continue our interactive discussion will be based on Ann Voskamp's book, “One Thousand Gifts.”
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  • Virtual Prayer Meeting Call
    Wednesdays — 6:30 p.m.
    via Zoom
    Wednesdays — 6:30 p.m.
    via Zoom
    Join each Wednesday evening at 6:30 for our weekly Prayer Meeting call. 
Call: (646)558-8656 At prompt press 496-843-9767 plus “#.” Password: 1234 #.
We will be guided through a brief devotional, then spend time in prayer together. We will start promptly; please call in at 6:30 to give your prayer
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  • Community Services: Christ's Example of Service
    Monthly — (4th) Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Sunnyside SDA Church
    Monthly — (4th) Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Sunnyside SDA Church, 5375 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704, USA
    Our group follows Christ's example of feeding the hungry with our monthly church food distribution and assisting those who are unable to meet basic living needs.
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  • Homeless Ministry
    Monthly — (4th) Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Sunnyside SDA Church
    Monthly — (4th) Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Sunnyside SDA Church, 5375 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704, USA
    Ministering to the needs of the homeless population personally by giving out food bags, clothing, blankets, toiletries, and Bibles in various locations in the Fresno/Clovis area. We work in conjunction with Community Services to pack food and toiletries on the 4th Tuesday & Wednesday each month.
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  • Socially Acceptable
    First Sundays – 12:30 pm — begins March 6
    Clovis Botanical Garden
    First Sundays – 12:30 pm — begins March 6
    Clovis Botanical Garden, 945 Clovis Ave, Clovis, CA 93611, USA
    A collaborative group for anyone of any age wanting to foster a spirit of inclusivity. We'll meet at least once a month for a social activity such as a hike, bowling, a ballgame, boardgames, or a local event.
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  • Moving for the 'Body'
    Sundays — 8:00 a.m. — begins February 27
    Location is TBD
    Sundays — 8:00 a.m. — begins February 27
    Location is TBD
    This ministry is intended to improve our health, strengthen our church family ties, and serve our community. This session we will do a combination of mostly hiking, with some road cycling, & mountain biking. Part of our ministry will include "ride-by" visitations to those who are sick and shut-in.
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  • In-person Prayer Meeting
    Wednesdays — 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    Fresno
    Wednesdays — 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    Fresno, 5375 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704, USA
    Join each Wednesday evening, 7:00-8 for our weekly Prayer Meeting in the sanctuary.
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  •  Men's Group
    Wednesdays — 6:30pm — ongoing
    Fresno
    Wednesdays — 6:30pm — ongoing
    Fresno, 5375 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704, USA
    Would you like to be part of a group that encourages hope and healing through authentic relationships with God and others? Openness and faith is the foundation on which our Men’s Group is built. Sometimes there’s food—always there’s laughter, sharing, and prayer.
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  • Youth Game Night
    Saturday nights — coming, again, soon!
    Fresno Sunnyside SDA Church
    Saturday nights — coming, again, soon!
    Fresno Sunnyside SDA Church, 5375 N Maroa Ave
    The Youth get togethers will move to Saturday nights! Watch for more details!
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