Community Groups at The Village

Why Gather with a Group?

The Christian life is so much more than a personal relationship with God. It’s a new relationship with God’s family, the church! We were made to flourish in gospel-formed community on mission. We get to be under the word as disciples, around the table as family, and among neighbors as missionaries together, letting God work in us, on us, and through us within the context of a community that he alone brought together and is building up.

Our Community Groups are a first step at The Village. Want to get connected with us? Join a group! As a smaller expression of The Village Church, they’re a fundamental way we want to make, mature, and multiply disciples.

Can I join a group?

Absolutely! Anyone can visit or join a community group, no matter what they think about Jesus or the church. You can join a group at any time, and kids are welcome. (We don’t think kids get in the way of community; we believe they’re part of community!)

Check out the When and Where of our groups below, read through what you can expect, and then click to fill out the form below to reach out to us or a specific group. It’s always a good idea to contact the leaders before showing up! While the addresses listed below are the group’s “home-base” they may be gathering elsewhere any given week.

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Where We Gather


When We Gather

We gather weekly for three months at a time. Those three months are the same each year, and they are:

  • January – March
  • May – July
  • September – November

We take the months of April, August, and December as months of rest from our weekly gatherings. This fits into cultural rhythms (spring break, summer vacation and back-to-school, and the holidays), gives our leaders and hosts a regular time of renewal and reflection, and provides natural on-ramps and off-ramps for those joining a group for the first time, switching groups, or planting new ones.

 

Hamilton

Wednesdays & 6:00 PM
810 Webster Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45013
Adam & Beth Jacob

Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM
546 N. Dick Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45013
Rick & Faye Meyer

Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM
958 Highland Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45013
Scott & Kelly O’Donohoe

Thursdays @ 6:00 PM
The 210
210 S. Second Street
Hamilton, OH 45011
Nate & Lauren Perry


Fairfield Township

Wednesdays @ 7:00pm
5830 Headgates Road
Hamilton, OH 45011
Michael & Tricia Chou

Liberty Township

Wednesdays @ 6:30
6113 Sugartree Court
Liberty Township, OH 45011
Mike & Liz Knudsen

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM
5055 Lakota Woods Drive
Liberty Township, OH 45044
David & Stacy Kreklau


Trenton

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM
401 Clara Drive
Trenton, OH 45067
Josh & Jess Short


Lebanon Core Group

Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM
204 N. Mechanic Street
Lebanon, OH 45036
This group will serve as both a community group AND a core group for a developing church plant in Lebanon, Ohio. Read more on our Church Planting Residency.
David & Renee Hackney


What Should I Expect When I Join a Group?

We strive to have a balanced practice of gospel-formed community on mission. Because of that, we suggest that each of our groups create regular spaces to be be formed together by the gospel, to be known together in community, and to make, mature, and multiply disciples together on mission.

Under the Word
as Disciples

We suggest that each group take a couple weekly gatherings a month to sit under the Word together. That usually looks like digging into the previous Sunday’s focal passage, carving out time to pray together, and seeking to be both informed and transformed by the gospel. We get to be an active part of one another’s discipleship.

Around the Table
as Family

One gathering a month, we suggest our groups just spend time enjoying and getting to know one another. That might mean sharing a meal, having a game night, going to a park, or doing something else together. We believe knowing and being known by others is key to enriching our time under the Word together and among neighbors with one another.

Among Neighbors
as Missionaries

One gathering a month, we suggest our groups either join a space or create their own where they can intentionally interact and invest in people outside the church together. The church ought to be a blessing to the whole world, and that happens at The Village when a whole community group lives as a gospel-formed community for those who aren’t yet part of it!