Small Groups

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Why Small Groups?

Small Groups serve three purposes:

  • to build friendships
  • to grow in faith together
  • to serve together

We have small groups that meet in different homes around Newark, Avon Grove, and Elkton.

2023-2024 Small Group Seasons

We run our small groups in three seasons so that our leaders get breaks, and because we find it increases engagement. We hope you can join us!

  • Sept 17 – Nov 12
  • Jan 13 – Mar 11
  • April 15  – May 28

Join One Today!

You are pretty awesome. We’d like to get to know you better! Click the button to sign up to learn more about any of the groups listed below. We’ll contact in less than 24 hours.  Scroll down to read the descriptions and meeting times.

Robinson's Small Group

Meets every Monday from 7:30-9:30 @ 6 Bills Way Landenberg, PA 19350 

Leaders: Josh and Christine Robinson
We get together to have fun, eat, study/discuss the Bible, and encourage each other through the daily ups and downs of life.We do a service project together each session. There is no childcare provided (but we can put you in touch with some babysitters if that’s needed). Feel free to come at any time during the session!

Beka's Womens Group

Meets every other Thursday from 7:30-9pm in Oxford PA.  

Leaders: Bekah Moore
Where the love for Jesus, community, and charcuterie collide! A women’s group to gather and connect through Bible study and community. This group is inclusive for all women in all walks of life- moms, young married, single, college age, and seasoned professionals! The hope is to gain insight from all perspectives and come together forming a strong, supportive group to learn, share, and encourage one another- with really great snacks! 

Growing Together

Wednesdays at 7pm @ 9 McCormick Drive Landenberg PA 19350 

Leader: Brad Dunn

The Growing Together small group is for those that want to grow in our faith and grow in community. As a group, we select a topic or section from the Bible and use available resources to discuss how the word applies to our lives. There will be ample time for sharing life concerns and prayer.  We would love to have you join us.

Dunn's Small Group

Meets every Sunday at 6:30pm. Use the button above for directions and info. 

Leaders: Christian and Mandy Dunn
This group is for anyone! We start with some food and hanging out, then we have a Bible discussion, and share some prayer points. Our location tends to move around a little so be sure to contact the leaders!

Curiosity Club

Meets every Tuesday from 7:30pm-9:30pm at 9 Brae Court, Lincoln Univ. PA 19352

Leader: Jordan Ambra

How did we get here? Does God exist? Can Jesus microwave a burrito so hot even he can’t eat it? Come join us as we search for truth and explore topics of philosophy, reality, science, and faith in a safe and relaxing setting.

MacDonald's Small Group

We meet every Friday night at 7pm in Newark. Use the Connect with a Leader button above to get text and email info.

Leaders: David and Dawne MacDonald
Each week we get together to have fun, eat some food, do a Bible study, and pray for each other. We’d love for you to join us!

Real Sweat/Real Talk: A Guy's Group

Every Other Thursday 7:30 – 9:30, 6 Bills Way Landenberg, PA 19350

Leader: Josh Robinson
This group is going to focus on a fun workout for the first 45 minutes to an hour (real sweat) and the second hour will be focused on hanging out and talking about real life together (and eating and drinking all those calories we just burned). The workout will be for guys in all physical shape (ranging from crossfit guru to couch potato) as we’ll have modified exercises for each activity. You can also choose to join us for either part – the workout or the hangout.

Costa Small Group - Family Dinner

Friday nights at 6:30pm just outside Newark, DE

Leaders: Dan and Emily Costa
For this semester, we will be focused on building relationships, and so our plan is simply to share a meal every Friday at 6:30! All are welcome, but please let us know if you are planning to attend so that we have enough food and can accommodate any dietary needs.

Young Adult Small Group

Every other Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm at the Dunn’s houe in Landenberg, PA (just 15 min from Newark)

Leaders: Christian and Mandy Dunn
Our first goal is to foster meaningful relationships and community for the young adults at CityLight. We spend about an hour eating dinner together and just hanging out. Then we transition to an hour of discussion around either a topic or a biblical text. Ages are roughly post highschool to late twenties.

Drew's Guys Group

Every Other Thursday 7:30 – 9:30 in Oxford PA

Leader: Drew Moore
This group will gather every other week as a group of guys to grow in faith, relationship, and life!

Sunday Women's Small Group

Sunday mornings before church at the Newark Charter High School, 9-9:50am. 

Leader: Darla Tulowitzky
In this group, we strive to be Women of the Word. Studying the Bible to learn how we can reflect the love of Christ in our every day challenges and praying for one another. All women are invited  on Sunday mornings, 9:00-9:50. Coffee and bagels provided and Childcare is available.

Shire Fire Side Chat Small Group

Sundays in June 5:30-7:30pm,
726 Jackson Hall School Road, Elkton, MD

Leader: Tim and Monica Shire
YEEHA! Join us to fellowship on the farm with your family for an informal fireside chat!  We will provide hotdogs to roast and smores fixins- just bring your own drink and a camp chair. Enjoy listening to owls, fox calls and a splash in a creek near our firepit. Please email us at to let us know you are coming or if you have any questions. Site is wheelchair accessible.