life groups

because life is more fun in groups

What is a life group?

A Life Group is a safe place for you to grow in your relationship with Jesus and others. We have groups all over Belton, Temple, Harker Heights and Salado for people in any season of life. 

LOCATIONS
We have Life Groups located all over Belton, Temple, Salado and Harker Heights. Use the map to see where all our Life Groups are located. 
GROUPS
brian & aimee
Brian,  Aimee, and their 1-year old daughter have enjoyed growing as part of the Crossroads family this past year as they’ve been developing there farm near Florence. Both Army chaplains, they returned to the area after Aimee’s retirement and Brian’s transition to the Reserves. They’ve been married 12 years and love sharing life with others.

Meeting details: 

• At Crossroads Church

STUDY FOCUS: Biblical Literacy - Knowing the Word of God
DATE & TIME:  Every Monday at 6:30 PM
Sean and maile

Sean and Maile moved here in 2020 to pursue financial independence with their two boys. They have been members of Crossroads for a year and a half and Maile serves in the Kids' ministry.  They are wanting to grow their relationship with God while discussing biblical principles behind money, savings and budgeting while growing closer to God

STUDY FOCUS: Money - Purpose - Joy 
DATE & TIME: The 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 5:00 PM

Meeting details: 

•  2 dogs 

•  Light snacks 

•  Children welcome

Jeff and felicia

Felicia and Jeff are both natives of Central Texas. They will be celebrating their 6th marriage anniversary in October! They have a 5 year old daughter, Emery, 2 bulldog mixes - Liza and Lulu, and an orange tabby cat named Snow. Felicia and Jeff started attending Crossroads in February 2020. Felicia volunteers in the ARK Sunday mornings. During the week, Jeff works in electrical sales and Felicia practices therapy as a Mental Health Counselor. They are excited to be starting this new journey of leading a Life Group!

Meeting details: 

•  2 dogs that will be put up and 1 cat

•  Light snacks

•  Wheelchair accessible

•  School-aged children are welcome

STUDY FOCUS: Hiding from Love - Dr. John Townsend
DATE & TIME: The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 6:15 PM
Aaron & Jessica
Aaron and Jessica moved to Central TX in 2017 and absolutely love it!  They have two girls.  They are looking forward to developing relationships with other families and growing together in their walk with Christ. 

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Children welcome

•  Two cats

STUDY FOCUS: The Book of James 
DATE & TIME:  The 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month @ 4:00 PM
brian & aimee
For Young Adults
Brian,  Aimee, and their 1-year old daughter have enjoyed growing as part of the Crossroads family this past year as they’ve been developing there farm near Florence. Both Army chaplains, they returned to the area after Aimee’s retirement and Brian’s transition to the Reserves. They’ve been married 12 years and love sharing life with others.

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Light snacks/dinner 

•  Three dogs

STUDY FOCUS: The Chosen Series
DATE & TIME:  Every Thursday night @ 6:30 PM
steve & juanice

Steve and Juanice were married in 1984 and since that time have been involved in many different ministries with the local church. They enjoy connecting with people and seeing them grow in their walk with the Lord.

You are invited to join them as they study "Set Free to Live Free" in the Christian life!

STUDY FOCUS: Galatians - Set Free to Live Free
DATE & TIME:  The 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month @ 6:00 PM

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Light snacks 

Harry & carol
Pastors Harry and Carol have been at CRC for many years and love to serve in any way
possible. They invite you to join their Bible Study gatherings and enjoy fellowship with
one another. 
STUDY FOCUS: 1, 2, 3 John and Jude
DATE & TIME:  The 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 PM

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Coffee & dessert 

 
Cecil & sandi
Cecil is a licensed Foursquare Pastor who moved this year from Centralia, Washington to Temple, Texas. He was a member of the Pastoral Staff at Grace Foursquare Church in Centralia, joining the pastoral team in 2009 and retiring from full time ministry in 2017. Cecil has been married to Sandra Tibbetts for 55 years. Sandi is also a licensed minister with the Foursquare Church. Together, their calling in the church is the Teaching Ministry.  (Ephesians 4:11) 

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  In the Crossroads student center

STUDY FOCUS: Bible in a year. Men, women, and teens are welcome!
DATE & TIME:  Every Sunday @ 5:00 PM in the student center.
Pastor Gretchen
Pastor Gretchen is a single woman who has walked with the Lord while raising two children. She now is "Gigi" to four grandchildren. She has served in mission work in Russia and a couple of other countries for the past 25 years. She has served on staff at Crossroads for 17 years. She is looking forward to studying the Word and building friendships in her Life Group.

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Bring side dish or dessert to share

STUDY FOCUS: Colossians 
DATE & TIME: The 2nd Wednesday in Belton & the 4th Wednesday in Salado @ 6:30 PM
Better together - marriage group

    Better Together is a group that is focused on building strong marriages as CRC.  We have four couples facilitating this session.  Gary and Trudi Wagnon come from 20 plus year marriages that ended in divorce and in turning to God for His leading and guidance found one another and have been married for 6 years. Together the Wagnon’s share 4 children and have 3 grandsons and a granddaughter on the way.  Daniel and Elizabeth McBurney have a blended marriage as well. The McBurney’s have been married 26 years and have 5 children and have 3 grandchildren.  Jason and Kristy Smith come from 12 year marriages that ended in divorce.  Both Jason and Kristy actively serve our country; Jason as a Non- Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Army and Kristy as a Registered Nurse at the Central Texas VA. The Smith’s are a blended family with 5 daughters and have been married for 2 years.  Randy and Jacqlyn Kodis have been married for 10 years and also have a blended family. This being Randy’s second marriage and Jacqlyn’s first marriage and together they share 1 child.

 

Each couple represents what God can do with broken people. We each bring to the table testimonies of God’s redemption and restoration.

STUDY FOCUS: Marriage on the Rock - Jimmy Evans
DATE & TIME: 1st and 3rd Sundays at 1:30 PM

Meeting details: 

• At Crossroads Church

• Lunch on your own - 1st Sunday is food truck Sunday at church, 3rd Sunday feel free to grab lunch from a local Belton restaurant and meet back at the church to eat and begin Life Group.

MArk and Christen
Mark and Christen Schreoder have been involved in evangelism for over 15+ years. Mark Schroeder has taught college level evangelism classes and developed a witnessing process God has used throughout the world for missions. Mark fully believes “The Gospel” is the power unto salvation and is excited about people learning to witness so that it is second nature. Mark is Ordained with Word of Life Church in Kansas.

Meeting details: ​​

  • Snacks and coffee provided

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Children welcome

STUDY FOCUS: Evangelism: Practical ways to share your faith with confidence and results
DATE & TIME: 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 4PM
itaska

Prophetess Itaska is an Author, Ordained Minister, and Evangelist, who has served in ministry for over 20 years, serving as a Disaster Relief Missionary and Sector Leader in Austin, Texas.  Amidst the 2020 Pandemic, she moved her ministry and business to Belton, and began a new journey in a new community.

As a single woman, and servant to the Kingdom, it is her desire to construct and facilitate a "Bible Based" singles ministry for a new era of Christ followers. The "Living Single Successfully In Christ" series, is her latest contribution, in a lifelong dedication to support others connected through Christ.

Meeting details: 

Contact for location

STUDY FOCUS: Living Single Successfully in Christ
DATE & TIME: The 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 6:30 PM
drew & chrissy

Drew and Chrissy moved to a family cattle ranch in Belton, Texas October 2019.  They met in fabulous Las Vegas and have been married for 21 years. They have three teenage boys,  AJ, Nathan, and Luke, ages 13, 15, and 17, and have been at Crossroads since November 2020. They desire for couples to join together to fellowship over dinner, read the Bible, pray together, and so have hearts and minds transformed by the Spirit through the reading of the Word. 

STUDY FOCUS: The Book of John 
DATE & TIME: The 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month @ 6:00 PM

Meeting details: 

•  Wheelchair accessible 

•  Light snacks 

•  Children welcome

FULL

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Isaac and jessica
Bio coming soon!

Meeting details: 

  • Coming soon!

STUDY FOCUS: Coming soon!
DATE & TIME: Coming soon!

FULL

Jerick and Keila
Keila and Jerick have been married for two years and have two fur babies Kimber and O'malley Dude. You may find them on any given Saturday playing board games, out on the lake or at their favorite local restaurants. Both being graduates from Dallas Baptist University, they love incorporating Christ into normal day to day life in any way possible. People are their passion and being able to open their home to you would be a blessing.

Meeting details: 

•  For young married couples and young adults interested in marriage 

•  Wheelchair accessible

•  Light snacks 

•  No childcare

•  2 dogs

STUDY FOCUS: The Meaning of Marriage
DATE & TIME: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 6:30 PM

FULL

Danny and Penne Marriage Life group

 Married for nearly 38 years, Danny and Penne fell in love in college and have two adult children, a wonderful son-in-law, and one grandson.  Danny is retired from full-time ministry and currently leads young men at UMHB in a discipleship program called 33 Authentic Manhood.  Penne has worked at Dell for over 32 years in marketing, and serves on the MomSquad team at CRC.  Together they are passionate about serving Jesus and living a life that will point others to Him.  They have hosted life groups in their home for many years and believe life-change happens most in small groups. 

 

Family Mission Statement:  Treating one another as if they were Christ Himself. 

Life-verse:  Proverbs 16:9  “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.”

STUDY FOCUS: The Book of Ephesians
DATE & TIME: 1st and 3rd Sundays at 6PM

Meeting details: 

• For married couples of all ages

• Wheelchair Accessible

• No Childcare/No Pets

• Light snacks and drinks

FULL

If you would like to join a Life Group, please "register" for the Life Group that you would like to join. The leaders of that group will contact you within a few days.