Small Groups

What is a Small Group?

A Small Group is a co-learning community where you can examine your experiences, perceptions, and big questions about life and following Jesus. Participants in these groups commit to meet consistently to study a topic of common interest, a sermon series, or a spiritual practice. The setting is ideal for going deep—in relationship and content—as you wrestle with hard truths and expand your understanding of God and the world.  

Jump In!

Even if you have never attended Highrock, jump in and join a Small Group! Or, if you already have a few people in mind, use our free study materials to start your own group.

Small Groups are currently meeting virtually or in-person depending on the Highrock congregation and context. Each Small Group meets weekly or monthly for a defined season (although your group may choose to continue together after the set end date). 

If a particular Small Group doesn’t strike your interest but you’d still like to meet people and make connections, check out one of our many Ministries - serving is a great opportunity for connection.

Ready to jump in or have more questions? Contact us at 


Greater Highrock Winter/Spring 2022 Small Groups

Acts Up Close Bible Study

Walk through the book of Acts in community. Using the sermons as a starting point, these studies will go deeper into the Scripture passages and explore different ways of engaging with the Bible. 

Highrock Online will host two weekly Acts Up Close Small Groups: Mondays, January 17th through February 21st from 11:00am-12:00pm and Thursdays, January 20th through February 24th from 7:45pm-9:00pm ET

Lenten Small Groups

Later in the spring, gather with others to study the Bible, discuss the Lenten sermons, and prepare for the celebration of Jesus' death and resurrection. Check back soon for more information!


Sermon Discussion Groups

For each sermon series, Highrock develops a series companion—as well as study guides for books of the Bible—to help you dive deeper. Use our series companions and study guides individually or in a Small Group with your congregation to enrich your study of Scripture.

This advent, we are exploring What Christmas Means to Me.


Lead or Join a Small Group

Small Groups with openings typically welcome new members at the start of a season, sermon series, or book study. To find out about small group openings or to inquire about leading one, contact the leader of a community group in which you're interested.


Small Group Facilitator Orientation

Considering leading a Small Group? Maybe you are rearing to go, or maybe you feel called to lead, but ill-equipped to do so. Present and future facilitators are invited to attend a Virtual Small Group Facilitator Orientation where you will learn that leading it isn’t about having the right answers but rather about having a posture of listening and curiosity. Group dynamics, expectations, and navigating difficult situations will be covered too! 

This orientation is given over Zoom a few times during the year, although the materials can also be used by an individual outside of a formal group session.

The next session will be offered on January 9th at 7:45pm ET. To find out more, contact Abby Rice at


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