Small Groups

A great way to get plugged in at Eastside Church is through small groups. We offer a variety of small groups, including families, single gender, content specific, age specific and life-stage specific groups. In our Eastside family, we share our joys, griefs, successes, challenges, calm and crazy days. We know we are meant to live and do life together. It starts here!

  • Peter Eberly

    Mondays from 8:30pm to 10pm

    A twelve week small group for men who want to continue to grow in their relationship with Christ. Attendance, preparation, and participation are expected.

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    Peter Eberly
  • Emily Guinn

    Tuesdays from 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    This year, we’re studying passages on the theme of God’s promises from various Old Testament books including Joshua, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Psalms, and Proverbs.

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    Emily Guinn
  • Norm & Kathy Gerber

    Bi-weekly on Sundays at 5:30pm

    Norm and Kathy Gerber are waiting for YOU to join them! We enjoy a light dinner together, good conversation and Bible study and prayer. Our group is inter-generational with young marrieds and singles.

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    Norm & Kathy Gerber
  • Trissel & Guinn

    Bi-weekly on Thursdays at 6:15pm

    We are a group comprised mostly of couples in their 20s and 30s, with several single people as well. We meet for dinner, followed by a time of study and discussion at the Trissel's House in Old Town. When we meet at the Trissel's we do offer childcare for the study and discussion portion of the evening. There is always good coffee.

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    Trissel & Guinn
  • Ben & Alicia Beitzel

    Bi-weekly on Thursdays at 6:30pm

    We meet on Thursday evenings for dinner and a bible study at the Beitzel’s house. We are a group of parents with kids ranging from 0-11. We enjoy being together and supporting each other through this crazy journey we call life! We attempt a Bible study each time though we are flexible with how the evening unfolds.

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    Ben & Alicia Beitzel
  • Matt & Debbie Swartley

    Bi-weekly on Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Every other week we gather for dinner to catch up with what is going on in our lives, share in each other’s joys and sorrows, pray with and for each other, and explore Biblical scripture and teachings together. We are a group of parents with kids ranging in ages from 2-11.

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    Matt & Debbie Swartley
  • Lehman & Yoder

    Twice a month on Sundays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Welby & Lisa and Sherwin & Rachel co-lead an inter-generational group with empty-nesters and families with kids. Kids entertain themselves while we have a study, followed by a time of sharing, prayer, and dessert. We are currently doing a study with a book and video on the topic of parenting.

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    Lehman & Yoder
  • Tammy Brown

    Fridays at 10:00 am

    Join us as we use videos and discussion to study Twelve Women of the Bible. We will look at the triumphs and failures of Eve, Rebekah, Leah, Hannah, Abigail, Gomer, Mary, Mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany, Martha, the Woman at the Well and the Syrophoenician Woman to challenge and encourage us to face the trials in our own lives by drawing closer to God.

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    Tammy Brown
  • Lawrence & Bonnie Yoder

    Bi-weekly on Sundays from 12-2 pm

    We meet immediately following the worship service for a potluck lunch. Our meetings consist of a short Bible study or discussion of the morning sermon followed by a time of sharing and prayer. At this time, childcare is not provided.

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    Lawrence & Bonnie Yoder
  • Nevin & Sarah Yoder

    Wednesdays at 6pm

    Nevin and Sarah lead a group in Augusta County and welcome people from all over. We eat dinner together followed by a short study and prayer time. We have many children who play together while the adults study.

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    Nevin & Sarah Yoder
  • Cindy Parks and Kristi Fletcher

    Mondays from 7 to 8:30 PM

    Our group is uniquely designed for non-nuclear families (unmarried, with kids, without kids, with grown kids) interested in coming together to encourage one another in this season of life. We’ll be doing a study titled “Eternal Perspective: Living life in light of eternity”, diving into how we can best use our circumstances as opportunities to show the world who Christ is. Bring your best pinterest fails, financial oops, questions about God, and insta-pot recipes to share! Childcare TBD.

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    Cindy Parks and Kristi Fletcher
  • Michael & Lindsay Horst

    Weekly on Sundays after church at 12:30pm

    We share lunch together, catch up on life, then spend time praying together and discussing the sermon. We have families in different life stages, and that's one of our favorite things about our group! We enjoy learning and growing together. We also enjoy social events throughout the year. We would love to get to know you!

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    Michael & Lindsay Horst
  • Steve & Olivia Burkholder/Phil & Laci Tieszen

    Mondays at 6:30pm

    Women meet together and men meet together, alternating weeks. All join together for a social event once a month.

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    Steve & Olivia Burkholder/Phil & Laci Tieszen
  • Andrea King

    Mondays at 7pm

    A women’s Bible study of Beth Moore's Breaking Free, an 11 week video series. The study takes place Bonnie Yoder’s house in Lacey Spring.

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    Andrea King