Growth Groups

Spiritual growth is not an option for believers in Jesus Christ. Without spiritual growth, Christians would remain as spiritual babies and would die. Paul refers to that growth when he says: “if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation, the old has gone, the new has come” (2 Cor. 5:17).  

At River of Life we believe that a healthy church is a church that is growing and maturing in it’s relationship with God and with each other and one that reaches out to share God’s love with the community. G² provides the opportunity and the tools necessary to accomplish this. That is why we encourge you to join one of our groups so that together we can grow, mature and help others to do the same.

To Register: Select a group from the list below then follow the link at the end of the list.

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Group Meetings begin
Monday, October  7, 2019


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Fridays @ 7:30 P.M.
Facilitator: Dr. Richard Hazzard
Meets at ROL (Activity: Stress Relievers)

My Heart, Christ's Home

What would it be like if Christ came to visit you in the home of your heart? Would you bring in a dumpster or just do some light dusting? Are you prepared to meet him and discover his call for every area of your life? Six studies, based on Robert Boyd Munger's classic on Christian commitment, My Heart--Christ's Home, offer an imaginative approach to help you see your life as Jesus might.

Fridays @ 7:30 P.M.
Facilitator: Pastor Joe Rodriguez
Meets at Facilitator's Home (Activity: Bible Trivia)

Creciendo Firmes
(Spanish Group)

Este estudio le ayudará a construir cimientos sólidos para su vida cristiana. Experimentará lo que es el estudio bíblico, la memorización de versículos y la enriquecedora experiencia de la interacción grupal. El enfoque bíblico y práctico de este libro de discipulado producirá cambios permanentes en su vida y en su caminar con Dios. Por ejemplo, le ayudará a obtener:

  • Una relación más íntima con Dios
  • Una mayor consciencia de sus prioridades
  • Una preocupación renovada hacia sus amigos y familiares no cristianos
  • Un compañerismo más íntimo dentro de su grupo de estudio

Saturdays @ 10:00 A.M.
Facilitator: Yvette Rivera
Meets at ROL (Activity: Camp Games)

Be Committed

"Be" more knowledgeable about God's Word with this classic commentary! Now updated, Wiersbe's best-selling study explores what the Books of Ruth and Esther say about being committed to doing God's will, serving others, embracing grace and hope, experiencing redemption, and trusting God's promises.

Saturdays @ 10:00 A.M.
Facilitator: Jackie Vilardo
Meets at facilitator's home in Bayonne (Activity: Online Trivia)


Paul’s instructions in Ephesians 6:10–18–his command for us to overcome the forces of evil by putting on the armor of God–to lay out a pathway for spiritual victory.

We all know it’s hard out there. Sometimes it feels like the world is ripping apart at the seams. Overcomer Sometimes it feels like our hearts can’t take any more hurt. But no matter what the world throws at us each day–anxiety, fear, confusion, temptation–we have a choice on how to respond. We can either concede defeat or live in the victory God has promised.

Saturdays @ 09:30 A.M.
Facilitator: Dr. Doreen Liou
Meets at facilitator's home in Wayne (Activity: Networking with Proessionals)

Streams in The Desert
(Women's Group)

We never know where God has hidden His streams. We see a large stone and have no idea that it covers the source of a spring. We see a rocky areas and never imagine that it is hiding a fountain. Sometime God leads us into hard and difficult places, and it is there we realize we are where eternal streams abide. Day by day, Streams in the Desert will lead you from life's dry desolate places to the waters of the River of Life -- and beyond, to their very Source.


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