Small Groups

Summer Small Groups

This summer, we encourage all our small group leaders and members to embrace a slower pace-down season, allowing for rejuvenation and deeper connection with God and each other. Let’s prioritize meaningful fellowship over packed agendas, perhaps meeting bi-weekly for relaxed, informal gatherings like evening devotionals or community service projects. Use this time to rest in His presence, reflect on His word, and share testimonies of His faithfulness. As the Pastoral Team for Adult Discipleship, we believe this gentle rhythm will refresh our spirits and strengthen our community, preparing us for the vibrant season ahead.

Summer Pace Down

Summer pace will be June 2 – August 25.

Life is better together!

We have three kinds of small groups at The MET - women, men and everyone groups. At The MET, we define a disciple as someone following Jesus, being changed by Jesus, and committed to the mission of Jesus. Being in a small group helps us grow in our relationship with God and each other.

We'd love to come alongside you and help you find a group that's the best fit for you. Click the button below to connect with a leader from our Small Groups team.

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Small Group FAQ's

What Can I Expect?

Small Groups meet weekly in homes or other locations around town. Each group has a leader and an apprentice who lead the group through a biblically-based discussion. Groups vary in size but are common in purpose. They exist to help people experience a meaningful relationship with God and others. You can expect a warm, welcoming environment, great conversation, and the opportunity to grow spiritually.

Is Childcare Provided?

Every group is different. We want to help you get connected to the right one, so make sure to let us know if you would like to join a group with childcare. Some of our groups split the costs for a babysitter, some don’t offer any type of childcare, and some make other arrangements.

When and Where do Groups Meet?

Groups primarily meet in homes. We can help you find a group near you. Every group chooses its own day and time to meet. Browsing through the online listing, you’ll see those details for every group.

How Long do Groups Last?

There is no set amount of time to stay in a small group. The goal is experiencing meaningful relationship with God and others. As people within each group do grow and mature spiritually, we encourage them to step out and lead a new group. We call this ‘branching.’ Branching is highly encouraged and celebrated in our groups. Doing so makes room for more people to get in a group. It’s also a great way to live out The Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20)

What Will My Group Study?

Small groups aren’t bible studies. However, the bible is integral in the group experience. Curriculum is provided for each group.

Small Groups Leadership Team

Rick Emerson


Catherine Martinez


Frans Van Dyk


Dennis Janz


Tim Lucas