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Service might end, but church should go on…

Enrich your faith and relationships in a small group setting. Life Groups take church beyond Sunday mornings and into your everyday life and routine. Find a group that works for you and sign up below! 






Do you have a desire to lead or host a group? Sign up here to let us know you are interested!

This aligns with our ALL IN vision to fill this valley with ditches for the Holy Spirit. (2 Kings 3:16-17). We grow big, by getting smaller.


If you Life Group comes with a book, you can purchase it online! When you sign up, there is a payment option in the online form.

But what if I want to buy multiple books for either myself or a friend? What if I would like to pay in part now and the rest of the cost later? Click the button below to pay your custom amount.




FRIDAYS at 6PM | First of every month | Starts Feb. 2


Who: Families

What: The Bible Recap offers tools that equip you and your family to read, understand, and love the Bible, which helps your family to encounter God in a way that transforms their entire lives.

Where: Jordan + Alexa Curry’s home in Brighton Township

When: First Friday of every month at 6PM | Starts Feb. 2

Book Cost: $25

Called to Ministry

Pastor Sam + Jill DeMarco

FRIDAYS AT 7PM | 3 monthly meetings | Starts Feb. 16 


What: Do you feel called to the ministry? Are you carrying a strong drawing towards it? Pastor Sam and Jill will lead you through biblical principles and share the seasons of preparation for that call.

Where: Pastor Sam + Jill’s home in New Brighton

When: Fridays at 7PM | Feb. 16, March 15 + April 12

Faithful Heroes

Jill DeMarco + Julie Sangster

Tuesdays at 7PM | 6 Weeks starts feb. 6


Who: Women

What: This 6-week study explores crucial moments in the lives of five Old Testament Heroes of the Faith—Esther, Gideon, Malachi, Nehemiah, and Hosea. Through their stories, discover how God uses the lives of ordinary people for His glory and the good of His people.

We will view 5 video teachings by some incredible “modern day” heroes of the Faith – Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, Lisa Harper, Kelly Minter, and Jennifer Rothschild. Join us and strengthen your faith as you walk alongside these larger-than-life figures in the Old Testament, who all chose to obey God no matter the circumstances.   

Where: Sue Thompson’s home in Brighton Township

When: Tuesdays from 7-8:30PM | Weekly for 6 weeks | Starts Feb. 6

Book Cost: $15.99



MONDAYS at 7PM | 6 Weeks  Starts Feb. 12


Who: Parents

What: Engage is a five-lesson, practical course hosted by Kirk Cameron that will help you navigate parenting in a social media age. Packed with expert interviews, a hands-on study and resource guide, downloadable tools, and biblical principles, it’s the ultimate tool for not just surviving but thriving as a parent in today’s culture and engaging your children on such a crucial topic.

Where: Life Family Church Café

When: Mondays from 7-8:15PM | Weekly for 6 weeks | Starts Feb. 12

Spiritual Moms


THURSDAYS AT 6:30PM | 4 MEETINGS | starts march 7


Who: Women

What: This Life Group is for women who desire to follow the Titus 2 mandate and begin the Flourish Discipleship Journey as a Spiritual Mother. We will prepare our hearts by using Susan Hunt’s “SPIRITUAL MOTHERING” book.

We will also share practical encouragement to help you build an impacting relationship with your Spiritual Daughter through the FLOURISH discipleship journey. Requirement: Submitted the Spiritual Mother questionnaire.

Where: Jill’s home in New Brighton and Leigh Ann’s home in Beaver Falls

When: Thursdays from 6:30-8PM | March 7+21 / April 4+18

Book Cost: $14

Bible Champions

Champs Team

Mondays at 7PM | 6 Weeks Starts Feb. 12


Who: 1st-4th Graders

What: Do you have what it takes to become a Bible Champion? Calling all 1st – 4th grade students to come and compete in the Bible Champions Games! Bring your Bible and a friend!

Where: Life Family Church Kidzone

When: Mondays from 7-8:15PM | Weekly for 6 weeks | Starts Feb. 12

J-12 Student Leaders

Champs Team

Mondays at 7PM | 6 Weeks  STARTS FEB. 12


Who: 5th-6th Graders

What: We believe that your child is capable of doing mighty things for God! J-12 is our discipleship for older kids which teaches them the importance of building their own relationship with God.

We will cover key elements of the faith such as baptism, honoring others, serving, and most importantly, cultivating their own relationship with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Where: Life Family Church Kidzone

When: Mondays from 7-8:15PM | Weekly for 6 weeks | Starts Feb. 12

Family Shepherding

Pastor John Merola + Geno Demarco

Tuesdays at 7PM | 8 Weeks  STARTS FEB. 20


Who: Fathers

What: It’s hard to overestimate the importance of the family, and that of fathers in particular. We’ve heard it said, “As the family goes, so goes the nation.” But it can also be said that “as the father goes, so goes the family.”

Consequently, Voddie Baucham has set out to teach men how to faithfully shepherd their families. Derived from Baucham’s monthly meetings with men in his church, Family Shepherds calls men to accountability for their God-given responsibilities in their homes.

Where: Geno’s home in New Brighton

When: Tuesdays at 7PM | 8 Weeks | Feb. 20+27, March 12+19, April 9,16, 23 +30

Book Cost: $12.89



Sundays at 11AM | 3 weeks NEXT GROUP BEGINS FEB. 4


Who: Ages 16+

What: Let’s grow together as followers of Jesus: learn more about Life Family Church, discover your God-given gifts, and find opportunities where you can use those gifts to serve others.

Where: Life Family Church Connect Area

When: Sundays at 11AM | First 3 Sundays of every month | Starts Feb. 4


Josh Burkhammer

Wednesdays at 7PM | 6 Weeks Starts Feb. 7


Who: Men

What: What are Kingsmen?

King’s men: adherents of the King

Adherent: someone who supports a person or set of ideas.

We as Christian men are called to be Kingsmen. We are called to so much more than a set of ideas or stories. We need a daily relationship with Christ through the Holy Spirit.

Our calling as men is not to be abusive or arrogant with the authority that Christ has given us. It is to have the confidence in this world to confront trials and temptation as we do the work of Christ. We are to have a mindset for the Kingdom.

Where: Josh Burkhammer’s home in Center Township

When: Wednesdays at 7PM | Weekly for 8 weeks | Starts Feb. 7

Book Cost: $20

How Spouses Speak

Ronald + Krista Chapoloko

Fridays at 7:30PM | 6 Weeks | Starts April 5


Who: Couples

What: The nearest, clearest, and best opportunity we have has to improve our marriage is to become better communicators. Couples who learn to speak, listen, and understand each other see improvement in every other aspect of their marriage, including their unity, intimacy, priorities, and more. So, why not devote ourselves to mastering the craft of healthy communication?

Where: Chippewa

When: Fridays at 7:30PM | Weekly for 6 Weeks | Starts April 5

Book Cost: 2 books for $29

student leaders

Pastor Daren Duncan + Megan Davis

Saturdays at 10am | Bi-weekly | Starts April 7


Who: Powersource Student Leaders

What: Students this is YOUR youth ministry and we want to equip you to lead it well! Select high school students will be going through a crash course on what it means to be a leader RIGHT NOW in their youth ministry, church, school, and more!

We’ll be continuing reading through our book from the Fall, learning the model of servant leadership, and plugging students into ways to directly serve at PYM. If you are interested, sign-up and we’ll talk to you further about getting involved!

Where: The Promise Blend

When: Saturdays at 10AM | Bi-weekly Starts April 7

Life in the Spirit

Pastor John Merola

Wednesdays at 7PM | 5 Weeks Starts May 1


Who: All

What: Developing a vibrant relationship with the Holy Spirit is essential for fulfilling God’s plan for your life. Let’s study Life in the Spirit together as we learn more about the person, the purpose, and the power of the Holy Spirit at work in us and through us.

Where: TBD

When: Wednesdays at 7PM | Weekly for 5 weeks | Starts May 1

Pray First

Laura Burkhammer

Tuesdays at 7PM | 8 Weeks Starts May 14


Who: All

What: Prayer is the lifeblood of the Christian faith–but many followers of Jesus still struggle to make prayer part of their daily lives. In Pray First, bestselling author and pastor Chris Hodges shows us how to make prayer a first response instead of a last resort. 

Where: Laura’s home in Center Township

When: Tuesdays at 7PM | Weekly for 8 weeks | Starts May 14

Book Cost: $15


1st-6th grade girls

Mondays at 7PM | 3 Weeks Starts June 3


Who: 1st-6th Grade Girls

What: Have you ever had a Twinpop, those yummy 2-in-1 popsicles? They are so delicious and perfect for sharing with a friend! In the Twinpop Sisterhood, 2 is better than 1! Friends become sisters, and kindness is our strength! So grab a friend and come on down to the Twinpop Sisterhood!

Where: The Beaver Valley Mall

When: Mondays at 7PM | Weekly for 3 Weeks | Starts June 3


personal men's discipleship



Who: Men

What: Our men’s discipleship groups are a great place to make friends, grow in faith, and reach our potential as men of God. Men encourage one another to pursue all that Jesus has in store for them.

With a variety of “D-Groups” meeting at different times and locations throughout the year, there is sure to be a group that works for everyone.


“10 Steps Toward Christ” $16.99

“Shepherding the Family” $12.89

Follow Me” $13.47


personal women's discipleship



Who: Women

What: Flourish is a discipleship journey that combines being rooted in the Word of God and learning from a woman in a different stage in her walk with Jesus.

Throughout your FLOURISH journey, you will:

– Build relationship and community with a mentor or mentee (spiritual mother/spiritual daughter).

– Explore what Scripture says about identity, calling, gratitude, and other relevant topics while being challenged to see how your individual story fits into God’s larger redemption story.

– Learn to wholeheartedly love and follow Jesus.

When: Ongoing




Tuesdays at 7PM | 8 Weeks Starts March 12


Who: Ages 16+

What: Freedom Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum, which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you.

Where: Life Family Church

When: Tuesdays at 7PM | Weekly for 8 weeks + a weekend conference at the end Starts March 12

Book Cost: $15

Biblical Citizenship

Brenda Regas

Wednesdays at 7PM | 5 Weeks Starts Feb. 7


Who: Adults

What: The Biblical Citizenship course includes a captivating overview of the Constitution, filmed in Independence Hall where it was framed, along with historically accurate and intriguing facts and artifacts from the founding era, all enhanced with teachings and interviews from pastors and other Christian leaders.

It is specifically designed for churches to deliver a tool that is easy to use, digest, and activate their congregation!

Where: Brenda’s home in Crescent Township

When: Wednesdays at 7PM | Weekly for 5 weeks | Starts Feb. 7

Workbook Cost: $20

Divorce Care

Dave + Kellie Cercone

Tuesdays at 6:30PM | 13 Weeks Starts Feb. 27


Who: Those seeking healing after divorce

What: Divorce Care is a video-based support group program where people in a separation or divorce find understanding and care. DivorceCare groups are led by people like you, who understand the pain of a marriage breakup and want to help others navigate the emotions, avoid more hurt, and know they are not alone.

Where: Dave + Kellie’s home in Beaver Falls

When: Tuesdays at 6:30PM | Weekly for 13 weeks | Starts Feb. 27

Book Cost: $12

Grief Share

Don + Miah Hagensen

Coming Soon!


Who: Those seeking healing after the loss of a loved one

What: A GriefShare support group is a safe, welcoming place where people understand the difficult emotions of grief. Through this 13-week group, you’ll discover what to expect in the days ahead and what’s “normal” in grief. Since there are no neat, orderly stages of grief, you’ll learn helpful ways of coping with grief, in all its unpredictability—and gain solid support each step of the way.

Where: TBD

When: TBD


Healthy Living 101

Susan Branz

Sundays at 2:30PM | 4 Weeks Starts Feb. 4


Who: Women ages 15-30

What: Come and learn how to make your own healthy foods, treats, & beauty products. This is a hands-on group for Young Women ages 15-30.

Where: Susan’s home in Freedom

When: Sundays at 2:30PM | Weekly for 4 weeks| Starts Feb. 4

Cost: Desired amount to give toward supplies

Family Swim Nights

The Janicki Family

Mondays at 6:30PM | 4 Meetings | Starts Feb. 5


Who: GBBY + Champions Families

What: You are invited to swim!

Where: Sunrise Pool in New Brighton

When: Mondays from 6:30-8PM | 4 Meetings: Feb. 5, March 4, April 8 + May 6

Cost: Pay at the door:
$3 ages 4 and under
$4 ages 5-17
$5 ages 18-59
$3 ages 60 and up

End of Month Burn

Matt Linko

Fridays at 7 PM | 3 Meetings Starts Feb. 23


Who: Men

What: End of Month Burn, a ‘bond’ fire set for men to come together and unplug.

Where: TBD

When: Fridays from 7-9PM | 3 Meetings: Feb. 23, April 26, June 28

Family Fitness

Melanie Emler

Tuesdays at 6:30PM | 2nd of each month | Starts March 12


Who: Families

What: Families who enjoy walking together will love this Life Group! Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month as we walk at the Brady’s Run Indoor + Outdoor Tracks.

Where: Brady’s Run Indoor + Outdoor Tracks

When: Tuesdays at 6:30PM | Second Tuesday of every month | Starts March 12 

Walking Life Group

Lori Merola + Melyssa Arner

Wednesdays at 6:30PM | 4 Weeks | Starts May 1


Who: Women

What: Ladies! Let’s meet at the Beaver Memorial Library and walk together on River Road.

Where: Beaver

When: Wednesdays at 6:30PM | Weekly for 4 weeks | Starts May 1

Holy Hikers

Ken + Stacie Hastings

Saturdays at 10AM | 6 Monthly Meetings | Starts May 11


Who: All

What: Holy Hikers will explore a trail and discover more of God’s beauty together.  Trails will range from approximately 1.5 to 3 Miles. The exact meetup point will be distributed to the group the week before.  Let us know if of any suggestions to modify the plan as we ultimately want this to be a great experience for all ages and activity levels!


May 11th Salhi Nature Park Loop, Beaver Falls (1.5 Miles)

June 8: Jennings Trail Raccoon State Park, Hookstown (2 Miles)

July 13: Watt’s Mill Road North Country Trailhead, Darlington (3 Miles)

Aug 10: Brady’s Run Horseshoe Loop, Beaver Falls (3 Miles)

Sept 14: Montour Woods Conservation Area, Coraopolis (3 Miles)

Oct 12: Darlington Road North Country Trailhead, Darlington  (3 Miles)

When: Saturdays at 10AM | 2nd Saturday of every month | Starts May 11

Playdates + Playgrounds

Jessica Tomasino + Carrie Stumpf

Saturdays at 10AM | 5 Monthly meetings | Starts May 25


Who: GBBY Families

What: Join us for fun playground and park playdates around Beaver County!


Beaver – Dravo Park

Brady’s Run – Brady’s Run Park

Rochester – Flag Park

Chippewa – Blackhawk Elementary School Playground

Potter Township – Municipal Building Park

When: Saturdays from 10-11:15AM | Last Saturday of every month from May-Sept. Starts May 25

Meat Meet

Matt Linko

One Time Event | Sat. June 29 from 6AM-1PM


Who: Men

What: Meet our church’s Meat Masters! A smoking/grilling event showcasing the cooking talents from throughout our valley.

Where: TBD

When: Saturday, June 29 from 6AM-1PM

Cost: $25


Hope and Help

Rhonda Holt + Elaine Geisel

Tuesdays at 6:30PM | Monthly | Starts March 19


Who: Women

What: Ladies, come and join us in discovering ways to serve and minister to our Life Family Church brothers and sisters who are in need emotionally, physically, and/or spiritually.  

Where: Life Family Church Connect Area

When: Tuesdays at 6:30PM | 3rd Tuesday of every month | Starts March 19

Work + Witness Trips

Dylan Bellinger

Monthly | Start date TBD


Who: All

What:We want to practically dig ditches throughout our valley by contacting local communities and offering to do small projects (like planting flowers in sidewalk planter boxes and painting yellow lines on sidewalks). And while we work, we witness by sharing Jesus.

Where: TBD

When: TBD


Life Family Church
1810 Valley Ave.
New Brighton, PA 15066
(724) 846-8820


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