SUMMER SEASON 2019 // ALL


At The Park

F O C U S

SAT | 9:30 AM | MONTHLY

At the Park is a Community created to encourage family engagement while connecting with other Grove families. It is our hearts desire that our kids would connect with friends that are within their Grove class as well as outside their classroom. In addition, we encourage all families to have outreach at the forefront of their mind during our time together! At the Park is a great way to connect with non-Grove families with ease.

Location: Shoreview / Whitebear Lake Parks
Leader:
Spencer and Amber Hutton
Contact: alhutton8684@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Grove Climbers

S O C I A L

TUES | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

Grove Climbers is for anyone who loves to rock climb! We'll meet at Vertical Endeavors (V.E.) in Minneapolis. All skill levels welcome. If you've never climbed before you'll find it's a fun sport and a great way to develop friendships with others at Grove! If you're a first-time visitor to a V.E. facility the entrance fee is waived and rentals are included. More info at www.verticalendeavors.com. Come check us out!

Location: Vertical Endeavors Minneapolis (Uptown)
Leader: Kosta & Karis Alex & Israel Anderson
Contact: kostaalex93@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Adoption -Foster Care

F O C U S

MON | 7PM | MONTHLY

This group is intended to be a connecting point for those interested or involved in adoption and/or foster care related issues. It is our hope that we can create awareness while encouraging and supporting one another. We will meet the second Monday of every month! 

Location: Vandais Heights
Leader: Jeff and Karen Moen
Contact: karenmoen@me.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Men Hungry for More

F O C U S

WED | 6:45PM | BI-WEEKLY

This community will be focused on getting to know other men in the community over dinner and sharing intentional conversations. Afterwards, we will carpool to Tabernacle at Grove and spend the night with the Lord! Come when you can, but consistency is recommended. 

Location: Richfield
Leader: Mark Hannasch
Contact: M2hannasch@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Casual Tennis Community

S O C I A L

SAT | 9AM | BI-WEEKLY

This group meets every other Saturday (starting June 1) to play casual tennis and get some food afterwards! Every skill level is welcome. You will need to bring your own racket, and there is a $25 sign up fee to ensure reservation of the courts we'll be playing on for the summer!

Location: Public Parks in NorthEast MPLS
Leader(s): Stephen Witt
Contact: stephenwittmusic@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance necessary (sign up)


Apple Valley Community

L I F E

THURS | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

We're here in the valley to get together and into the Word. Come for Bible study, discussion and relationship South of the cities.

Location: Apple Valley
Leader(s): Jon and Danielle McDonald
Contact: Jon.m.mcdonald@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Grove Gals Golf

S O C I A L

MON | 5:30PM | MONTHLY

Grove Gals Golf is a great community for golfers at all levels! We enjoy golfing at our local Island Lake golf course in Shoreview + a few other executive courses in the metro. We love getting outside together, sharing golf tips, cheering each other on & grabbing apps together after we play! It’s helpful if you have your own clubs (or can barrow a set from a friend) and have the Voxer app. This is a “come when you can” community and summer dates will be provided upon interest, but we'll meet on Monday nights 1-2x a month! Hope to see you on the green this summer!

Location: Shoreview
Leader(s): Rebecca Vanderwerf
Contact: Rebecca.vanderwerf@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Well Mamas

F O C U S

TUES | 8PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Well Mamas community is a bi-weekly gathering for moms. This group will engage in topics surrounding spiritual health, emotional self-care and identity through group discussion and interactive application. This group is meant to be a well of refreshment for moms to come and be filled up with truth, and leave feeling empowered to pour back into their spheres of influence.

Location: West of the Cities
Leader: Tiffany Spakousky and Moriah Sunde
Contact: moriahsunde@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


50+

F O C U S

VARIOUS DAYS/TIMES | MONTHLY

The 50+ Community provides opportunity to connect this generation at Grove through a variety of activities planned by its participants. Activities, locations and dates are varied. Reach out to Reed & Kaye to hear what’s coming up in this community. We’d love to have you join us!!!

Location: Location Varies
Leader:
Kaye Warren
Contact: Hey_kaye@msn.com
Commitment:
Come when you can.


Maple Grove Community

L I F E

TUES | 6PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Maple Grove Community is about pursuing authentic relationships and growing together in our faith. This summer we will enjoy sharing meals, grilling, sitting by the fire, having intentional conversation about Grove messages, and sharing what God is doing in our community and in our lives.

Location: Maple Grove
Leader(s): Brandon and Tiffany Yerxa
Contact: 763.360.4929
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.

Read Scripture Community

F O C U S

THURS | 7PM | WEEKLY

The Read Scripture Community is an opportunity to read parts of the Bible that are fundamental to the uniform story that the Bible is telling. Our goal for this season is to read through Joshua through Samuels! We will have a time of fellowship, reading together out loud, and ultimately learning why we needed a New Covenant through Jesus! Come and find what the Old Testament has to say to us!

Location: Blaine
Leader(s): Sierra Steenhoven
Contact: sierra.steenhoven@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


North House: Play and Pray

L I F E

TUES | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

The community formerly known as “North House” has taken a turn towards FUN for the summer months! We’ll be meeting every other Tuesday to spend some family time in prayer and jump in to lots of fun! Think grass volleyball, parks, bags, bonfires... two locations are now available!

Location: North Metro (Clark’s Home) and Mendota Heights (Lundberg’s Home)
Leader(s): John and Sarah Lundberg
Contact: Whitmoresarah4@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Abide Community

L I F E

TUES | 6PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Abide Community is a welcoming family of believers seeking to grow in our personal relationship with Jesus, with each other, and in our impact to our spheres of influence. We value the presence of God and our connection with Him, and are intentional about making room for Him to lead. We also value connecting with and supporting each other, and calling each other up into all that God has called us to be. Come join us!

Location: Arden Hills - Our Home
Leader(s): Andy & Katie Rheingans, Blake & Rachel Beale
Contact: andyandkatie159@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Handicraft

S O C I A L

THURS | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

Handicraft is about connecting with God and creativity. He is the most creative One and that same creativity is inside us - we get to come together and unlock that! Any ability level and type craft is welcome!

Location: Roseville
Leader: Meghan Mcmillen
Contact: mcmillenmeaghan@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Northeast Community

L I F E

TUES | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Northeast Community exists to help people get connected and find community at Grove. This could look like nights of worship, honor time, sermon discussion, or just times for fun and games.

Location: Northeast Minneapolis - Schueller Home
Leader(s): Ryan and Brenna Schueller, Jordan and Morgan Whitney
Contact: schueller.ryan@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Hope Car Care

S O C I A L

SAT | 9AM | MONTHLY

Hope Car Care is a non-profit ministry established to give hope by providing car care and maintenance for those in need and struggling to pay the bills and provide for themselves and/or their family. If you’re a DIY mechanic, a professional mechanic or just want to learn the basics of car maintenance and would love to help others in this way then this is the community for you.

Location: Arden Hills - Our Home
Leader: Todd Sampson
Contact: Tsampson4348@icloud.com
Commitment:
Come when you can!


Dudes In Their Twenties

F O C U S

TUES | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

This purpose of this community is to get men together to talk about real challenges we face and to link arms with one another. We will facilitate an encouraging environment where we can be open, honest, and build each other up. It will be a place where young men get to meet other men in their 20s and be able to hangout regularly, connect on a deeper level, grow in faith, encourage one another, and develop long-lasting friendships. Please reach out with any questions!

Location: West Seventh District
Leader: Lachlan Kelley
Contact: Lachlan.Kelley1@gmail.com
Commitment:
Consistent attendance encouraged.


Dudes In Their Twenties 2.0

F O C U S

TUES | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

The purpose of this group is to grow deeper in relationships with other men that are similar in age. With a need to reach more guys, the 2.0 group started and will carry on the same vision and environment as the original Dudes in their Twenties group. It will be a place where young men get to meet other men in their 20s and be able to hangout regularly, connect on a deeper level, grow in faith, encourage one another, and develop long-lasting friendships. Please reach out with any questions!

Location: Saint Paul
Leader:
Alec Herb
Contact: alecherb@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Paddle Pack

S O C I A L

SAT | AFTERNOONS | MONTHLY

The Paddle Pack is for anyone who wants to build friendships while spending time exploring the lakes of the Twin Cities. Whether you are an expert or you just want to try a new activity, join us for an afternoon once a month. Grab a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and we'll meet at a different lake each time. Spend a few hours outside and get to know some new people. Owning a watercraft is not required!

Location: Twin Cities (Locations will Vary)
Leader: Pat and Britt Laeger
Contact: plaeger@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Marathon Men

S O C I A L

SAT | 7AM | WEEKLY

The Marathon Men's group is for men training for long distance races and running enthusiasts. All experience levels and distances wished to run are completely welcome! We will be starting roughly 7:00 - 7:30am every Saturday morning with a group prayer before we go run! Will be primarily running Minneapolis based tracks.

Location: Twin Cities
Leader: Michael Schultz
Contact: mike@miketschultz.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Haven House

L I F E

TUES | 6:30PM | WEEKLY

CURRENTLY FULL - MAX CAPACITY REACHED

Haven House is a good old fashioned house group that carries intentionality, a safe place to be yourself, somewhere you can be challenged but encouraged, celebrated, and some guaranteed laughs along the way. We will have dinner and communion together every week and grow together as a family - running after Jesus alongside one another. Our greatest desire is for our home to live into it's name and be a Haven. So come experience raw, beautiful, wild community with us. We're excited to welcome you home.

Location: South Minneapolis - Our Home
Leader(s): Mel Noel
Contact: themelnoel@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Thirties and Thriving

F O C U S

MON | 7:00PM | WEEKLY

This group exists to encourage & empower single people in their 30’s to embrace this season of life and THRIVE—to identify and reject lies from today’s culture with life-giving truth, and take steps of faith to live out lives of freedom, fullness, and joy. This group will be a combo of study, discussion, and fun summer hangouts. If you’re looking for a fun-loving, deep-thinking, passionate group of people, this group is for you. Let’s live it TOGETHER!

Location: Saint Louis Park
Leader:
Rebecca Leland
Contact: leland.rebecca@gmail.com
Commitment:
Consistent attendance encouraged.


Breakthrough Community

LI F E

MON | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Breakthrough Community exists to encourage and spur one another towards boldness, courage, steps of faith, taking risks and breaking ground in our everyday lives. If you find yourself often struggling with fear, insecurities or defaulting to playing it safe, this group is here to champion you on to take steps forward in living radical lives for Jesus. During our time together, we will read examples of people in the Bible who lived boldly and pray for and support one another.

Location: Edina
Leader: Kayla Kelly
Contact: kaylann.kelly@gmail.com
Commitment:
Consistent attendance encouraged.


Let’s Hang

S O C I A L

THURS | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Let's Hang Community is for those who not only who are down to hammock, but also for those who love to bulid new relationships and connect with people.

Location: Parks throughout the Twin Cities
Leader(s): Nate Kermode
Contact: nkermode58@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Reclaimed Community

F O C U S

MON | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Reclaimed Community is all about taking steps towards healing from divorce, infidelity, or marital separation. The "D-word" can bring shame and isolation but God is able and willing to extend healing to every area of your life. Whether reconciliation is an option in your marriage or you're working to reclaim your identity as a single person again, this group discusses the emotional, spiritual and practical aspects of healing. There is hope in Jesus and you are not alone!

Location: South Minneapolis
Leader: Ellie Herringshaw
Contact: EllieHerringshaw@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Enneagram Community

F O C U S

TUES | 7:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

Whether you are an enthusiast or simply Enneagram-curious, this community exists to provide specific prayer postures unique to each Enneagram type that will position you for spiritual growth. We will be taking a deep dive into how God made us and the practical steps we can take to move closer to Him. Come for some teachings, discussions, and Enneagram-themed games!
Note: You are encouraged to take free online assessments to determine your Enneagram type before attending!

Location: Roseville
Leaders: Micah Spieldenner
Contact: micahspieldenner@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Wild Ones

L I F E

TUES | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

This community will look like a time of socializing and diving into the truth with peers at Grove. Being a summer community, there will be bonfires, grilling, yard games (weather permitting), and faith based discussions. Let's make this a summer to remember!

Location: Blaine - My House
Leader(s): Matt Juve
Contact: matthewjuve15@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


At The Table

S O C I A L

FRI or SAT | 6PM | WEEKLY

At The Table Community group is designed to gather college students together in the summer to build life giving friendships. This will be done at a table, around a fire, in a living room, or where ever life decides to lead us on these nights.

Location: Twin City Area
Leader(s): Eleanor Schutte
Contact: ems23253@bethel.edu
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Supper Club

S O C I A L

MON | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

This community has the purpose to eat good food and be in good fellowship. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday’s of each month.

Location: St. Paul
Leader(s): Joi Payton
Contact: joipayton@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Blaine Community

L I F E

TUES | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

We want to welcome you to come build community through fellowship, prayer, and worship while learning how to activate our faith in confidence by practicing in our safe environment of our community.


Location: Blaine
Leader(s): Andrew and Maia Macagnone
Contact: Maia.macagnone@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Camping Community

S O C I A L

SAT | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Camping Community exists for those in their 20’s(ish), seeking to spend time building community and friendship all while enjoying our beautiful state. We will meet twice a month: once to plan our camping trip (a Saturday) and once to go camping (Friday afternoon through Sunday). No camping gear is required to join. Come along to fill your tummy with s'mores, lungs with fresh air, and hearts with worship + community!

Location: Champlin/MN Campsites
Leader(s): Melanie Lender
Contact: lendermelanie@gmail.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Kinfolk

S O C I A L

SAT | 6:30PM | MONTHLY

We were created to exist as part of a family. To share meals, stories, a table, our lives. To see who we are in God through others, and to see others through the lens of God. Kinfolk exists to be an expression of this Kingdom family. A place for you to come, bring your light, and watch the fire grow. We’ll eat together, encourage one another, and celebrate what God is doing in our hearts and in the hearts of people around us. So come - there’s a seat for you at the table!

Location: St Paul
Leader(s): Christa Rheingans, Matt Steele, Kristen Gulbranson
Contact: christa.rheingans@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Beach Mommas & Kids

S O C I A L

WED | 11AM | BI-WEEKLY

The Beach Mommas & Kids CG is an informal bi-monthly beach gathering of mommas and their kiddos to play in the water and connect. Pack a picnic for your kids and yourself and come explore various beaches around the metro to play in the sun and sand. We will explore West side beaches as well as East side beaches (most likely 3 of each) starting in June! Let this be a fun time to let the kids get their energy and giggles out before nap time, while having your heart be refreshed and connected with other women. We may explore splash pads in addition to beaches!

***Feel free to come even if you don't have kids! The beach is really an excuse to get women together and a great space for the kids to play.

Location: Beaches around the Metro
Leader(s): Sarah Haglund
Contact: sarahdhaglund@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Guys Grill

F O C U S

TUES | 6:30PM | MONTHLY

Guys Grill is an opportunity for men to come together once a month over a grilled meal to take the time to focus on growing and encouraging each other in the characteristics of a Godly Man. The night will include a high caliber meal, facilitated conversation, time to share and reflect, and prayer.

Location: North Oaks
Leader: Angelo Fraboni
Contact: angelo.fraboni@outlook.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Kingdom Business

F O C U S

TUES | 7PM | MONTHLY

The Kingdom Business Community is a group of entrepreneurs who want to pioneer businesses that flow from the heart of God. This community will evolve over time with the first trimester being focused on entrepreneurial discussion, prayer, connection, and activation. Expect to learn from guest speakers as well as connecting with other business owners from the community during group discussions.

Location: North Oaks
Leader: Angelo & Megan Fraboni
Contact: megan@commboutique.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


The Cardboard Social

S O C I A L

MON | 7PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Cardboard Social exists to bring people together on a weeknight to enjoy some joyful competition over board games & cards. It is a fun opportunity to meet new faces & say hello to the ones you may already know. Come & get your game on.

Location: West Seventh District - Our Home
Leader: Lachlan and Maggie Kelley
Contact: kelley_mags@icloud.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Working Moms Community

F O C U S

WED | 12PM | MONTHLY

The Working Moms Community exists to empower mothers in the workplace to thrive, be present, and empowered to exercise their giftings in all stages of life.

Location: Convenient lunch location for those attending.
Leader: Megan Fraboni
Contact: megan@commboutique.com
Commitment: Consistent attendance encouraged.


Sojourn

L I F E

TUES | 6PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Sojourn Community is where faith, food, and fellowship meet. Our goal is to cultivate deep connections and grow in our relationships with Jesus and each other. We plan on having a potluck meal together each week and incorporating prayer, game nights, honor time, and being open to Holy Spirit’s leading. So come, be known, and sojourn with us!

Location: Roseville/Maple Grove
Leaders: Maggie Lage
Contact: meika1027@gmail.com
Commitment:
Come when you can!


Sand Volleyball Community

S O C I A L

MON | 6:30PM | BI-WEEKLY

The Sand Volleyball Community is for anyone who wants to connect over some friendly competition! All skill levels welcome!

Location: Northeast
Leader(s): McKenna Quam
Contact: mckennaquam22@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!


Grove Bouldering Community

S O C I A L

MON | 7:30PM | WEEKLY

The Grove Bouldering Group is a great way to meet other people in our community through indoor bouldering. All skill levels are welcome. It's also an awesome opportunity to be out in our community, meeting others, and welcoming them in. Minneapolis Bouldering Project offers daily passes or monthly memberships for purchase - reach out to me 24 hours beforehand to get a discount on entry and shoe rental!

Location: Minneapolis Bouldering Project
Leader(s): Brook Stensgard
Contact: brookstensgard@gmail.com
Commitment: Come when you can!