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.

Fall 2018 Trimester

Enrollment Dates : August 12th - September 2nd 

Meeting Dates : September 9th - November 17th 

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:
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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. 

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Small Groups

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 - F61

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 - F62

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 (New)

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 West 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 - DivorceCare -

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

You do not have to go through this time alone. Join our 13 week, Wednesday evening group for support and fellowship of individuals who understand what you are experiencing. Our group meets on the Southwinds campus from 6:30 to 8:00 pm and childcare is available.

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CARE - DivorceCare 4 Kids

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

DC4K is designed to help minimize the short- and long-term effects of divorce on your children's schoolwork, emotional health, and spiritual life. As your children begin to heal from the pain and confusion, their relationships with you, God and others will grow healthy and strong. Please note that only children whose has a parent enrolled in DivorceCare will be enrolled into DC4K.

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CARE - Family Grace -(Open to All)

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

Family Grace is a support group for the families and spouses of those living with a mental health difficulty or disorder. Our curriculum provides validating support, helpful biblical and clinical insights and empowerment through practical tools to see greater hope. Our group meets every Wednesday evening from January 24th through April 18th at 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the church campus. Childcare is available, free of charge. The cost of the workbook is $20. Join us and watch lives change!

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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 - 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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CARE-CR Women's Step Study (New)

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: 13400 West 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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FCA Coaches Huddle - Goulding

When: Wednesday, Morning    Where: Perko's ,

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages athletes and coaches to grow in their faith and sport. We meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month, 6AM at Perko's Restaurant.

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First Respdrs - Protect Your Marriage

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 a Sermon based study group and each Monday we will dig deeper into Sundays message. 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 - Christian Creative Crew - Tift

When: Thursday, Evening    Where: 112 N Menlo Park St Mountain House, CA 95391

Join the Christian Creative Crew. The goal is to make Christian short films/videos. This will be a small group that will meet every other Thursday (7-8pm) to collarborate and plan short Christian Videos relating to scripture and Christian topics. We will meet at determined times to film and edit in between Thursdays. In need of Directors Writers/Creative design, Research and Biblical knowledge help. Actors/Actresses, Camera man/woman, Editing for film and sound, Animation/Logo design, original songwriter(s) and the musical talent of a band(s), Shooting location(s), wardrobe & Make-up etc. This is a student ministry however adults are welcomed to help.

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General - I Corinthians - Johnson

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: (1500 block) Badger Way Tracy, CA 95304

We will be taking an 8 week journey through the book of 1st Corinthians. With 16 chapters, it is our goal to move at a clip of about 2 ch per week. This is a Coed group for individuals of all ages; there will likely be both married and single people who attend. Leaders of this group will be Mike and Blanca Johnson, members of Southwinds for over 5 years and hosting small groups for about 3. We look forward to seeing you!

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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 - Cherish - Myers

When: Wednesday, Evening    Where: (1300 block) Appalosa Court Tracy, CA 95376

Most married couples survive by gritting their teeth and holding on. However, as Gary Thomas reveals in this six-session video Bible study (guide sold separately), couples can not only survive but actually thrive in marriage when they learn how to cherish one another. This simple practice of cherishing—noticing, appreciating, honoring, and encouraging one another—can reverse old patterns of "going through the motions" and bring hope and life into every marriage. This group meets at the Myers' home in the Schulte/Tracy Blvd. area every Wednesday (please call Mark or Wende for address), and invites all couples to the exciting study of how God can work in and through your marriage.

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Married - Whisper - Escobar

When: Sunday, Evening    Where: (2400 block) Garazi Street Tracy, CA 95304

We are doing Mark Batterson's rightnow media video study "Whisper" (God's whisper can answer your most burning questions, calm your deepest fears, and fulfill your loftiest dreams. Discover how simple it is to hear God's voice in every aspect of your life! He's speaking, make sure you know how to listen!) Our group meets on Sundays at 5:30 - 7:00pm. We meet in the South East area of Tracy (Elissagary Ranch). Please contact Allen for the exact address. Children are welcome, however there is no babysitter.

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Married- Matthew: Discipled by Jesus - Thompson

When: Friday, Evening    Where: (200 block) S. Tranquilidad St. Mountain House, CA 95391

Matthew: Being Discipled by Jesus by Life Guide Bible Study, delves into what it looks like to be a disciple of Jesus by following His examples as He calls, teaches and prepares us through His life. We meet every Friday at 6:30pm, where we rotate each week meeting as men only, women only and families. Please contact Jed for further questions. Childcare is available for $5 per family for each family meeting.

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Men - I Corinthians - Leyba

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

We are an informal men's group. Our usual format is to share how God has spoken to us that week through people, circumstance, or His Word, and use that for a time of equipping and encouraging. We are currently studying I Corinthians. We meet Friday mornings at the church from 8:00 - 9:30 am.

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Men - Sermon Based Series - Warwick

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

When by God's grace and leading Keith Warwick founded the group in 2012/2013 his vision was for men of all ages to get to know each other to support each other. Also to be accountable to each other. 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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Men's - Romans - McNely

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

Studying the Spiritual disciplines designed to strengthen our foundation and then apply Biblical principles in a way that elevates every man, in every role, every day. We meet every Monday night on the Southwinds campus from 7:30 - 9:00 pm. Call Don at 209-629-5360 for more information.

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Men's - Sermon Based - Harrison

When: Thursday, Evening    Where: (800 block) Wiliamette Court Tracy, CA 95377

We are men of various ages and occupations who are interested in growing in our faith and in our relationships with each other. Studying the Spiritual disciplines designed to strengthen our foundation and then apply Biblical principles in a way that elevates every man, in every role, every day. We meet in South Tracy on Thursday evenings and are always open to new guys. Please contact Brad Harrison for the address.

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Women - Back to Basics - Barnett

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

We call our group "Back to the Basics" as we encourage one another to spend daily time reading the Bible, with journal in hand, seeking to apply God's Word to our daily lives. We also seek to grow our prayer life individually and as a group for one another. Utilizing weekly podcast messages from Francis Chan, as well as the "Read Scripture" program, we stay focused on our goal of growing our individual "quiet time" as well as continuing to be a group of women who support one another. Our group meets every Wednesday from 9-11am in South Tracy.

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Women - Finding I Am- Montano

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

What is the deep cry of your heart? What is that ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? The prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about this deep, spiritual wrestling, but He also wants to step in and see you through it. In this 6-session study, our small group will join Lysa Terkeurst on the streets of Israel to explore the seven I AM statements of Jesus found in the Gospel of John. 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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Women - The Book of John - Gates

When: Thursday, Morning    Where: (0 Block) Mary Ct. Tracy, CA 95376

This group is for women of all ages! We will be working through the book of John. We will be digging in deep, line by line, to get the overall meaning and God's intent behind the book. We meet every Thursday morning from 9:30-11am. For further questions, contact me by email. Children are always welcome and will play upstairs while we meet.

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Young Adults - Psalm 119 - 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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