activity/interest group

Activity and interest Groups exist to connect people who enjoy doing similar things. Their affinity in an interest or activity makes it  natural for group members to instantly relate to one another.  

  • precept upon precept

    weekly/Tuesdays/9:00am

    This group will meet to study the book of Hebrews, learning God's Word, Precept Upon Precept!


    Led by: Jean Nelson
    Location: Mission Church/Room 109

  • quilting

    3rd Saturday/mo/ 9:00am

    Open to everyone – beginner, intermediate or advanced – regardless of skill level.  Come and enjoy the fellowship and comradery.


    Led by: Gayle Smith & Cindy Zabuska                                                        

    Location:  Church/Fellowship Hall

  • Eating across America: a US Potluck

    4th Saturdays/Monthly/6:00pm

    Are you an adventurous eater? Do you like to try new recipes? Join Eating Across America: A US Potluck! Once a month, each member will prepare a dish from a different region of the USA to share with one another.   They will be meeting  September, October, January, February, March, April, and May on the 4th Saturday of the month.


    Led by: Tonya Lehman
    Location: Jeff & Tonya Lehman Home

  • Bible, beach, & boards

    4 Saturdays in Sept
    weekly /4:30pm

    This group will meet for a time of Bible Study, and surfing lessons, boogie boarding, swimming, hanging out, walking in the water, fellowshipping with others, and watching  the sunset, etc.


    Led by: Steve Gilbert
    Location: LaJolla Public Beach/Grass/N. end of boardwalk

core groups

Core Groups meet year-round and are not seasonal. Most of our Sunday School and Wednesday night groups that meet on campus fall into this category

  • College young adults Sundays/weekly/9:30am

    We are a community of young adults who are completely captured by the person of Jesus, and the life offered in His Kingdom. We desire to be a place where absolutely everyone is invited to experience first-hand the beauty of being in an authentic community that is passionate about knowing Jesus deeply and following Him together.


    Led by: Pastor Jeff Jimenez                                                                               

    Location: Church/Room 207

  • seventh day - adult 55+ Sundays/weekly/9:30am

    This group gathers together to discuss the fundamentals of the faith, which helps us blend these basic Biblical Truths with personal obedience and service.


    Led by: Amanda Thurman                                                                                       

    Location: Church/Room 210

  • moms in prayer Sundays/weekly/9:45am

    Intercessory Prayer for Children and Schools in the Community. In a time of anxiety due to culture, education, and curriculum in public schools, learn how to pray powerfully and effectively for your children using God’s Word as a guide. Our goal is to impact children and schools for Christ.


    Led by: Cyndi Stockwell
    Location: Church/Room 208

  • adult bible study 55+  Sundays/weekly/11:00am

    Beginning Wednesday, September 11, 2019, this group will be traveling through the gospel of John. They will develop deeper more personal understanding of our Savior. They will come to know His thoughts and character, and discover the riches of following Him.



    Led by: Pastor Ed Felter                                                                                                      

    Location: Church/Room 109

  • the word 55+

    sundays/weekly/11:00am

    Get the most out of your Bible study! This group will reveal the wonder, power, and message of Scripture in new ways.


    Led by: Claudene Todhunter                                                                                  

    Location: Church/Room 110

  • care n share 55+ Sundays/weekly/10:45am

    We’re studying the Scripture and applying its principles to guide our lives, empowered our ministry to others, and help us to grow in our knowledge, service, and love of God.


    Led by: Pastor Robert Churchman                                                                 

    Location: Church/Fireside Room

  • whole hearted adults  sundays/weekly/11:00am

    We are navigating the Scriptures, currently studying Leviticus and heading toward Numbers. Join us for times of encouragement and accountability as we grow together and support one another.


    Led by: Greg & Janet Crow                                                                                     

    Location: Church/Room 209

  • kingdom builders adults  Sundays/weekly/10:45am

    Study of the Apostle Paul’s Letters. We’ll look at his instruction to believers as well as his advice, rebuke and exhortation on theological, ethical, social, personal and liturgical matters to them, and us.


    Led by: John Payton/Dr. Bob Smith
    Location: Church/Fellowship Hall

  • Spirit alive Bible Study Sundays/11:00am

    We’re studying the Book of Acts, which emphasizes that Jesus was Israel’s long-awaited Messiah and shows that the Good News He brings is offered to all men through the work of the Holy Spirit.


    Led by: Chuck Downing                                                                                      

    Location: Church/Youth Bldg.

  • YOUNG ADULT STUDY  TUESDAYS/WEEKLY/7:00PM

    We are a community of young adults who are completely captured by the person of Jesus, and the life offered in His Kingdom. We desire to be a place where absolutely everyone is invited to experience first-hand the beauty of being in an authentic community that is passionate about knowing Jesus deeply and following Him together.


    Led by: Various Leaders                                                                                          

    Location: Triboulet Home


  • YOUNG ADULT STUDY  TUESDAYS/WEEKLY/7:00PM

    We are a community of young adults who are completely captured by the person of Jesus, and the life offered in His Kingdom. We desire to be a place where absolutely everyone is invited to experience first-hand the beauty of being in an authentic community that is passionate about knowing Jesus deeply and following Him together.


    Led by: Various Leaders                                                                                                   

    Location: Cypert Home


  • zephyr house Wednesdays/weekly/6:00pm

    Zephyr House provides Christ-centered and Scripture-based teaching and preaching ministry services to veterans housed at Zephyr Affirmed Living. As a community, our goals are to point each other to Jesus and receive Him; to become a people who have a desire to support, encourage each other and trust Jesus; to be a family to those who feel lost or lonely; and to be a welcoming community who challenges each other to follow Jesus daily in how we live our lives.



    Led by: Pastor Robert Churchman
    Location: 4370 Alvarado Rd. San Diego, CA 92120

  • Shift Bible Study Wednesdays/weekly/6:30pm

    Study of Genesis/Exodus. In Genesis we'll learn earth's history and discover how foundational it is to everything else in the Bible, including God relationship with His people in Exodus.


    Led by John Payton & Dr, Bob Smith
    Location: Church/Fireside Room

  • Tuesday am Prayer Group  Tuesdays/weekly/8:30am

    You are invited to join this group as we pray for our world, both local and across the nation. They want to lives changed, renewed, and refreshed.


    Led by: Various Leaders

    Location: Church/Fireside Room

small groups

Like our Core Groups, Small Groups exist to connect individuals to an authentic and warm community of people who will journey with them in their relationship with God. Unlike our Core Groups, our Small Groups meet seasonally in homes or on the church campus on Sunday or through the week. They cover specific topics that are rooted in Scripture and have a specific start and end date.  

  • east county rocks - 4th sunday of each month/6:30pm

    Relevant Topics of the Day. We gather to connect with one another and with the heart of God through His Word while we break bread.


    Led by: Lori Ward                                                                                                               

    Location: Ward Home - Lakeside 

  • men's bible study & breakfast Tuesdays/weekly/6:30am

    This Bible Study is the discussion of our Sunday morning messages and how it applies to our lives today.


    Led by: Various Leaders                                                                                   

    Location: Church/Fireside Room

  • moms in prayer - Wednesdays/weekly/8:45am

    Intercessory Prayer for Children and Schools in the Community. In a time of anxiety due to culture, education, and curriculum in public schools, learn how to pray powerfully and effectively for your children using God’s Word as a guide. Our goal is to impact children and schools for Christ.


    Led by: Angie Serrano                                                                                                     

    Location: Serrano Home

  • men's Conquer Series - Wednesday nights/weekly
    6:30pm         

    Biblical teaching to help men walk in freedom, exploring strongholds that can keep men in bondage to porn; examining  the neurochemistry of addiction; discover the weapons and strategies of God.



    Led by Pastor Vic Alvarado
    Location: Church/Wed. Room 110

  • intentional parenting - wednesday/weekly/6:30pm

    There is no such thing as a perfect parent, or a perfect parenting style. There is no specific formula to follow, but there are ways to grow as a parent, alongside your child. We will be looking at strategies to help parents be the best parent(s) that God has called us to be!


    Led by: Pastor Evie Kensel

    Location: Room 203

  • Men's conquer series - THURSDAY MORNING/WEEKLY

    6:00am

    Biblical teaching to help men walk in freedom, exploring strongholds that can keep men in bondage to porn; examining the neurochemistry of addiction; discover the weapons and strategies of God.


    Led by: Pastor Vic Alvarado

    Location: Church/Fireside Room


  • women's bible study - Thursdays/weekly/9:30am

    Beginning September 12th, this group is studying the book “Discerning The Voice of God” by Priscilla Shirer. It is a 7 week study on how to hear the voice of God.


    Led by: Elizabeth Bergherm & Colleen Hartman 

    Location: Church/Fireside Rm