Joining a weekly Small Group is a great way to experience regular fellowship, friendship and accountability with other believers. Consider joining a group here at First Baptist!

See classes and small groups below to find the perfect fit for what you're looking for.

For more information about Small Groups and classes for adults, contact Pastor Diane @

     9am Sunday      Small Groups

FALL 2017:

EXODUS: Learning to Trust God (Topics include: Facing the impossible, From Crisis to Triumph, Hearing God's Voice, God's Assurance).  

Led by Pastor Diane Lutz, Room 205.


JAMES: Guidelines for a Happy Christian Life (Topics include: From trouble to triumph, Understanding temptation, Taming the tongue, True wisdom).

Led by Chuck & Cindy Fuller, Room 204.


CLIMBERS CLASS (for developmentally challenged adults). Learn stories about Jesus and His teachings.

Led by Judy Wimpenny and Beth Wilson, Room 205.


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Wednesday Night Small Groups

Prayer Meeting

Learn more about prayer in this ongoing group.  Pray for our church ministries, for our members, family and friends.                              

Led by Pastor Joe Lutz on Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Legacy Room (201/205).                

*Children's program & childcare available. 

10:45am Sunday Small Groups


Find out what the Bible says about Singleness: A Life Grounded in Love. 

Led by Barbara Chapman, Room 102.



Learn from the Book of Exodus together. 

Led by Pat Gopperton and Jim McClure and Paul Rout, Legacy Room.



Study the Book of Joshua together.

Led by Jim Breckenridge, Room 203. 

Other Weekday Small Groups

M.A.S.H. Groups: 


We now have two different M.A.S.H. groups!  

These are small groups for the Baby Boomer generation (or there abouts) to help them get better connected with others and to grow deeper in their faith. All groups will be studying the Letters of John.  

You may choose from any of the following group locations:

Group 1  - Led by Brian & Chandra Concannon at their home. (Victoria Area) 

Group 2 - Led by Marian & Ryan Nakatani at the Walden home. (Spruce/Canyon Crest area)

(*When you sign up, we will send you the address of the group you chose). 


Men's Small Group

1st & 3rd Mondays at 7:00pm. Join other men in this ongoing group to study the Bible and pray together.

Led by Marion Hammarlund, Room 203.


Women's Daytime Bible Study

Fridays at 1:15pm. Discover what God has to teach us through the Book of Genesis. 

Led by Pastor Karin Mazzeo in Room 204.

__________________________________________________________________GUMBO Homeless Ministry

Tuesdays at 6:00pm - Starts in the Fellowship Hall. Minister to Riverside's homeless community by cooking and delivering meals to them. You can sign up here on this page or just show up!



Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in Room 204
Begins on Monday, September 11th
What's So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancey
Come experience the Impact of Grace!
If grace is God’s love for the undeserving, then what does it look like in action? And if Christians are its sole dispensers, then how are we doing at lavishing grace on a world that knows far more of cruelty and unforgiveness than it does of mercy? In this study, Yancey will challenge you to become living answers to a world that desperately wants to know,
What’s So Amazing About Grace? 
Led by Beverly Johnson