Small Groups

Small Groups are the velcro of the Southwinds Family. Whether you are new or have been attending for a while , small groups help you stick around by connecting you to a community where spiritual growth can thrive.

Winter 2018 Trimester                                                                                Spring 2019 Trimester

Enrollment Dates : January 6th- January 20th                                                            Enrollment Dates: March 31st - April 14th

Meeting Dates : January 20th - March 31st                                                                  Meeting Dates: April 28th - May 19th 

Join the Small Groups Team

 
Our Pastors are available to visit on the courtyard after each of our 3 services on Sunday (8:00, 9:30, 11:00) and would love for you to introduce yourself. 
 
If you need any further assistance please contact us:
Interested in small group leadership? Learn more about the leadership roles…
Facilitator, Facilitator Assistant, Host Home Application Facilitator Change of Information
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Resources for Active Facilitators…

ACTIVE FACILITATORS

Please feel free to contact the Facilitator directly if you want to join their group. You can also fill out the Join a Group form and we will connect you. 

Childcare

Small Groups

CARE

CARE - Financial Peace University

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

Please purchase your course materials ASAP. You're only allowed to attend the first two sessions without them. Purchase here: https://fpu.com/1056991 This class is brought to you by Financial Peace University (FPU) / Dave Ramsey and his teaching team. We will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future and much more. this small group is made up of people who live in our area and is a great way to share ideas, be encouraged and stay motivated. Classes meet for 9 weeks, every Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the Southwinds campus. One FPU membership per family is all you need to get started. Childcare will be provided.

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CARE - GriefShare

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

New group starts: January 24, 2018. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. You don't have to go through the grieving process alone. We meet Wednesday from 6:30 - 8:00 pm on campus at Southwinds.

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CARE - Marriage 911/411 - Haas

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 West Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

This support group gives you the opportunity to gain insight and tools to better your marriage relationship, whether it is good or in crisis.  We encourage you to come even if your spouse is not willing or available.  Draw closer to God and gain valuable tools to become a better spouse and grow your marriage.  

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CARE - Women - Living Grace

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

This is a support group for the women of Southwinds Church, our family, friends and surrounding community. We study, share and help each other and the ones we love through anxiety and depression. We are Trading Silence for Hope and support mental health! We welcome new and returning members. Our group meets every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the church campus. We meet in the Children's Worship Room in Children's Ministry, and childcare is available, free of charge. The cost of the workbook is $20. Join us and watch lives change!

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Celebrate Recovery

CARE - CR OS - Welcome Home

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 West Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

Welcome Home is Celebrate Recovery's tool to help veterans stuck in hurts, hang ups and habits. This is an Open Share group for Veterans led by Veterans. Participants can recapture some of that sense of brotherhood and sense of mission, because every week they gather to discuss what is happening in their lives and to reach out to other veterans struggling with different hurts, hang-ups and habits. Whether you served during peace time or war, if you experienced combat or never heard a shot fired in anger, all veterans are welcome at Welcome Home!

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CARE - CR OS: Men Life Issues

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant\'s guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life\'s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is a step study for men.

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CARE - CR OS: Men Substance Abuse

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant's guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life\'s hurts, hang-ups, and habits.

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CARE - CR OS: Women Codependency

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant\'s guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life\'s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is a step study for women.

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CARE - CR OS: Women Substance Abuse

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant's guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life\'s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is a step study for women.

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CARE - CR OS: Women's Life Issues

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant's guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life\'s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. This is a step study for women.

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CARE - CR The Landing

When: Friday, Evening    Where: 13400 West Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

A Christ-Centered program to help minister to teenagers who struggle with life-controlling hurts, hang-ups and habits. The lessons deliver hope-filled truths and real life strategies for giving young people the tools for making wise choices and developing healthy patterns for living.

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CARE - CR- Men's Step Study - Journey Begins

When: Wednesday, Evening

By working through the lessons and exercises found in each of the four participant's guides you will begin to experience the true peace and serenity you have been seeking, restore and develop stronger relationships with others and with God, and find freedom from life's hurts, hang-ups, and habits.

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Empty Nesters

First Responders

First Respdrs - Sermon Based Questions(Sasser)

When: Monday, Evening

Open to all First Responders no matter what stage or place you serve as a First Responder. Our group is made up of First Responders married or single. We are currently following the Sermon Based Questions. Bring your Bible, your sermon notes and let's unpack the message together. We meet Monday evenings. We are building a community and family of First Responders who come together in God's word for support and continual growth as a Christ Follower. We meet on Monday evenings in Tracy from 5:30p - 6:00p for fellowship, we study and share 6:00p - 7:30p. We begin & end promptly. There is no childcare available at this time.

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General (All Ages & Stages)

General - The Beginning

When: Sunday, Morning    Where: 13400 Middle Road Tracy, CA 95376

The Beginning is the first book in the Walk Through the Gospel Series for new disciples, and teaches the essential first steps for new believers. If you are a new believer or recently reconnecting to God's family, The Beginning Small Group experience is for you! Join us in the Conference Room in the church office at 11:00 am. Childcare is available in our Children's Ministry.

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Married

Married - Busyness- Thompson

When: Friday, Evening    Where: W. Charlene Ct. Mountain House, CA 95391

Do you find that in the midst of the whirlwind of our lives, it may seem impossible to make time to focus beyond the noise and activities of the daily demands on our time? The study "Busyness: Finding God in the Whirlwind" from LifeGuide Bible Studies, will help us delve deeper into learning to live centered in God's loving presence, in a way that allows all our activity to flow from that center. We will explore together how we can experience this change of heart that will allow us to know God's presence with us in the midst of the busyness. We meet every Friday at 6:30pm, where we rotate each week meeting as men only and women only. Please contact Jed or Candice for further questions.

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Men's Group

Men - How to Hear God - McNely

When: Monday, Evening    Where: 13400 W. Middle Road Tracy, CA 95304

Do you want to know God's will for your life? The best way to hear God speak is to spend time with God in Scripture. Your relationship with the Word will determine your relationship to the Lord. This course will help you do more than just study the Bible and know about God. It will help you grow closer to God as Chip equips you to authentically hear God's Voice. Do you long to hear God's voice, to receive his guidance and comfort? If so, this course will be a great help for you! We meet every other Monday night on the Southwinds campus from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Call Don at 209-629-5360 for more information.

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Men - Sermon Based Questions- Warwick

When: Friday, Morning    Where: 1390 Parkside Drive Tracy, CA 95376

Keith Warwick is the group Facilitator and Keith Watkins is the Facilitator Assistant. Most of the time we meet at Keith Watkins' home on Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Once in a while we meet at Keith Warwick's home at 1390 Parkside Drive in Tracy. Our discussions follow the sermon series. We take plenty of time to talk about topics of interest and share the more serious things going on in our life. The group is open to men of all ages but it is largely a seniors group with men ages 50 - 80. We welcome new members. We average 3 - 4 participants each Monday.

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Outreach

Student: Middle School

Students: High School

Women's Group

Women - Bible Book Club - Barnett

When: Wednesday, Morning    Where: (1300 block) Claremont Drive Tracy, CA 95376

Join us as we read through the book of Isaiah, with journals in hand, looking to see how it applies to our lives today. We will then continue on through the books of the minor prophets as well. A perfect group for someone looking for encouragement and accountability in growing their daily quiet time. Our group meets every Wednesday from 9-11am in South Tracy.

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Women - It's Not Supposed to Be this Way- Bronson

When: Monday, Morning    Where: 2578 Pebble Creek Court Tracy, CA 95377

***NO CHILDCARE PROVIDED**** Life often looks very different than we hoped or expected. Whether we are dealing with disappointments or life changing loss, we can find strength as we learn what it means to wrestle well with our faith and our feelings. In Lysa TerKeurst, It's not supposed to be this way. We will learn to always keep our eyes fixed on the Lord no matter what life circumstances may come our way.

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Women - Seamless- Montano

When: Monday, Evening    Where: 2860 Hidden Valley Ct Tracy, CA 95377

Whether you've grown up hearing Bible stories or you're exploring Scripture for the first time, the full story of the Bible can be overwhelming. The 66 books may seem disconnected at first glance. In this study, Angie Smith shows us how the whole Bible connects as one beautiful, seamless thread. Our group meets Monday evenings at 6:30 pm. We meet at the home of Briana Montano in South Tracy (Glenbriar neighborhood - Tracy Blvd/Valpico crossroads).

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Young Adults-Launch(18-30)

Young Adults - Sermon Based Questions- Zelmer

When: Monday, 7:00pm    Where: (1600 block) Southbrook Street Tracy, CA 95377

This group is a combined mens and womens group for the Young Adults and Young Professionals of Southwinds Church! Ages range from recent high school graduates to late 20's, and the synergies created here are exciting. We like to utilize technology, meet frequently both in and out of group, try new things, learn more about our God, and follow Him more closely. Come join us on Monday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm and take the greatest adventure of your life!

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