LifeGroups Meet You Where You Are and Walk Alongside You

LifeGroups are formed to provide an environment where both new and current church attendees can pursue Christian maturity together while developing authentic relationships with one another.

What to Expect

The Christian Life Was Never Meant to be Lived Alone

We have been designed to live in community with other Christians. LifeGroups help us develop Christ-centered relationships and “live life together.” LifeGroups typically meet mid-week in homes to discuss and reflect on the sermon, study Scripture and support one another with our faith journey. They help us grow in relationship to God and others.

We can all enjoy growth spurts through sermons or independent study but a key to long-term growth is the combination of the God’s Word and other Christians to help us understand it and live up to it. LifeGroups meet for approximately ten week sessions and are sermon-based discussions. This is where we discuss how the sermon applies to real life. Discussion Questions are included in the weekly sermon notes or available on-line typically at Through LifeGroups, we come together to share each other’s burdens and to encourage one another to grow. We study God's word and learn how to live and love like Jesus. We’ll put the Sunday sermon into practice, together. The Bible calls this "fellowship" or "loving one another" and we hope you will join us. We encourage everyone to try a group and go for three straight weeks. If the group is not a good fit, it’s ok to try another group. At the end of each session you may stay in the same group, take a break or try a new LifeGroup. Keep trying a LifeGroup until your find the right one!

Miss the last round of groups?

Our LifeGroups meet in 8-12 week sessions. We use a trimester system to allow individuals an on and off ramp for small group involvement. We encourage groups to stay together but realize the ebb and flow of life may require a schedule change. The trimester system also meshes with holiday and traditional school schedules, and allows leaders to take a break when necessary. We break for the summer months.

Looking for a group? View the open groups below

Current Status


January 21-March 17, 2024 , 9 week session

Future Sessions


April 14 – May 26, 7 week session
August 25 - November 10, 12 week session



Position: Women Unequally Yoked
Categories: Lifegroup, Women
Valerie Black has a huge heart for women that are happily married to spouses who may not share the same love for Jesus and the church as they do. Valerie is opening her home and her heart to any woman married or single that comes to church alone, with the goal of developing deeper connections and belonging. Valerie and her husband enjoy hiking, camping and travel with their two children.   Join Now Meeting Day: Wednesdays @ 6:30pm Cross Streets: Elk Grove Blvd & Franklin


Women Unequally Yoked

Valerie Black has a huge heart for women that are...


Position: Co-Ed 26-40
Categories: Lifegroup

Shannon Young is an elementary school teacher who enjoys reading, crafting, and spending time with her friends and family. Shannon has attended Creekside since she was in the first grade, but didn’t start fully getting involved until a few years ago and now she wants to help encourage others to do the same. This group is designed to help men and women ages 26 – 40 gain a sense of belonging in the church, connect with others in a similar age, and build genuine friendships while growing deeper in God’s Word.

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Meeting Day: Thursdays @ 6:30pm
Cross Streets: On Campus M6


Co-Ed 26-40

Shannon Young is an elementary school teacher who enjoys reading,...


Position: Families
Categories: Families, Lifegroup

John and Tamara Krake have four, active children; Kaylee, Jackson, Lucas and little Porter. Their life is busy, chaotic, loud and fun, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. The Krakes understand the awesomeness and difficulties of being a young family and hope to help others in this same stage of life grow closer to Jesus through fellowship, Bible study and service opportunities. They desire to “do life” together with some activities planned for the whole-family.

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Childcare Details in confirmation email
Meeting Day: Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
On Campus: in Room E103/104




John and Tamara Krake have four, active children; Kaylee, Jackson,...


Position: Mixed- Navigating Grief
Categories: Lifegroup, Mixed

Cindy understands the pain of loss. In 1998, she lost her precious son Reid at age 5 due to a heart defect. Cindy desires to open her home and her heart to others also on a journey with God through grief. Cindy is a California native and was baptized Christian in 1992, after being raised Catholic. She and her husband Nick married in 2000 and enjoy their beautiful daughter Katie. Cindy works as a KFC trainer, is a certified Chef and loves to cook.

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Meeting Day: Tuesday @ 6:30pm
Cross Streets: Calvine & Power Inn


Mixed- Navigating Grief

Cindy understands the pain of loss. In 1998, she lost...


Position: Filipino-American Fellowship
Categories: Families, Lifegroup, Mixed

Larry and Tina Tamayo married in 1981 and have been committed Creekside members since 1994. They have three grown children, Lorina, Goldeen and Ezekiel, who are all married and serving the Lord. They delight in their three grandchildren. Larry has a passion for God’s Word and for missions and graduated from WJU with a degree in Bible Theology and Mission. The Tamayo’s have served in many capacities over the years and started the Filipino-American Fellowship of Creekside in 2008. This group meets year-around and all are welcome to join together as Larry teaches the Word of God weekly.

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Meeting Day: Sunday @ 10:45am
This Sunday Group Meets All Year
On Campus:  Room E102



Filipino-American Fellowship

Larry and Tina Tamayo married in 1981 and have been...


Position: Young Married
Categories: Lifegroup, Married, Young

Randy and Linda have been married over three decades and at Creekside since 2012. Randy came to faith in the Lord as a young adult and Linda as a child. They are both retired and are enthusiastic board game players who also enjoy hiking, camping, travel, and especially time with their four wonderful grandchildren. Randy and Linda have a deep passion for the Lord and for young marrieds.  They understand that a good foundation of mutual trust, good communication, and faith in the Lord is key to long term marital success.  Marriage is a blessing, yet takes work.  They desire to help young couples thrive – and have fun and support in a small group setting.

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Meeting Day: Thursday @ 6:30pm
Cross Streets: Calvine & Waterman


Young Married

Randy and Linda have been married over three decades and...

Young Adults

Position: Multiple Leaders
Categories: Lifegroup, Young

Kaleo is a ministry which is comprised of college students and young adults who desire to grow deeper in God’s Word together, engage in gospel-centered community and learn to glorify Christ in every facet and season of life. Kaleo benefits from multiple dynamic LifeGroup leaders who facilitate and lead discussion and prayer on Thursday nights when Kaleo gathers. This group meets all year long and does not take the same breaks as our other LifeGroups. They are thrilled to have you join them!

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Meeting Day: Thursdays @ 7-9pm
On Campus:  The Venue

Young Adults

Multiple Leaders

Kaleo is a ministry which is comprised of college students...

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