“A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have joined tribes, be they religious, ethnic, political, or even musical (think of the Deadheads). It’s our nature.”
— Seth Godin (Author of Tribes)

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Peeling the Onion - 6 Months

PTO is our 12-Step tribes with a spiritual emphasis, which allow you to delve deep into your past to gain healing from past anger, abuse, resentments, shame, guilt, fears, and sexual misconduct that continue to affect your present and future. This is a 6-month commitment with a tribe of either men or women.. Mandatory orientation: Attend either Sunday, March 18, 2:15-3:15 PM; or Sunday, March 25, 2:30-3:30 PM.

When: Monday nights, starting April 2

Where: KidCity 2nd floor

Cost: $25 materials; $200 retreat

Contact: Jeannie Robins,


Urban Millennials - Rotating Monday/Tuesday Evenings

Living in community. Tribe that eats, prays, serves, and does life together.

When/Where: 7:00 PM, rotates Monday or Tuesday weekly; meets at various locations.

Contact: Ben and Jenny Rosas, 

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Christian Core Beliefs: An Intro to Christianity for New Believers - 5 Weeks

New believers will gain a foundational understanding of their new faith. We will cover topics such as God, Jesus, heaven, and more. 

When: Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 PM, January 23 - February 20

Where: KidCity: The Cross Street room 

Contact: Will Mueller,


Conquer Series for Men - 10 Weeks

This life-changing discipleship curriculum provides insights from top Christian leaders who lay out biblical strategies and scientific facts, and teach men how to use God’s weapons to become conquerors in spiritual purity. Email to register; closed after the first class. 

When: Tuesday, 6:30 PM, starting January 23

Where: KidCity: The J-12 room

Cost: $15

Contact: James Valdez,


Tostadas and The Truth - 6 Weeks

This tribe will meet together weekly to have some home cooked mexican food and go through biblical studies.

When: Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 PM, starting January 23 

Where: KidCity: The Zoo 

Cost: $15 

Contact: Pedro Constante,


Women at the Well

The Women's Ministry at City Church Downtown, exists to help women walk in freedom and extraordinary faith. Our mission is to encourage women to seek the heart of God and his teachings as a means to discovering his extraordinary plan for their lives. Join us as we go through the Propel Conversation Series Curriculum includes Personal Leadership, Passion, Growth & Momentum. Connection and Service events planned throughout the month. 

When: Tuesday 6:30pm-8:30pm starting February 6. 

Where: Cameo Cafe 

Contact: Melissa Ortiz,


Women’s Intimate Night of Worship - 3rd Tuesdays

Bring your Bible, journal, prayer mat or just yourself, and join us as we sit at the feet of Jesus, worshipping Him in song, prayer and with communion. 

When: 3rd Tuesdays monthly,  7:00 PM, February - April

Where: KidCity: The Park

Contact: Linda Prendez,

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King’s Men- Wednesday Mornings or Friday Evenings

Fellowship and spiritual growth through the study of the Word. Currently in a study called "The truth project" from Focus on the family.

When: Wednesdays, 7-8:00 AM & Friday 7- 8:30 PM

Where: Fredricksburg/Callaghan area. 

Contact: Michael Newborn,


Strong Foundation - First Wednesday, Monthly

Partnering with Strong Foundation, a local faith-based ministry for homeless families, we play with kids for an hour while parents are in Bible study. Before serving the first time, please view “Our Story” video at Strong Foundation’s website: 

When: First Wednesdays monthly, 7:30-8:30 PM

Where: at Strong Foundation, 414 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202 

Contact: Jeannie Robins,

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A Vow for a Lifetime - 8 Weeks

This class for engaged or married couples will dive into the roles of husband and wife as defined by the Word of God. This study will learn how to study and apply His Word to our marriages and daily walks. 

When: Thursday 7:00-8:30, starting March 15

Where: KidCity: Cross Street room

Contact: Hector and Victoria Cavazos:


Covenant Love - Thursday Evenings

Ongoing tribe for married, engaged, or courting couples focused on growing deeper in the Lord. We strive to live in Biblical community through fellowship, authentic transparency, accountability, and encouragement.

When:Thursday evenings

Where: Location varies

Contact: Hector and Victoria Cavazos:


CSI - Christian Spiritual Investigators - 8 Weeks

We all know what we believe, now let’s figure out the why we believe it. Become a stronger Christian by learning that Christianity is the only belief that matches with reality.

When: Thursday, 7:00-8:30 PM, starting January 25

Where: KidCity: J-12 room 

Contact: Chris Caulk,



Re/Engage one of the best opportunities offered to help you build a marriage on biblical principles. This tribe is great for reinforcing solid marriages or restoring a troubled one.                

When: Thursday 6:30 PM

Where: Kid City: Park Room

Contact: Rob Runquist -         



Do you like to eat and are looking for a tribe? Try our Whataburger tribe that meets at Texas' favorite burger place for some food, fun, and fellowship.

When: Thursday 7:00 PM

Where: Whataburger, 516 W Cypress

Contact: Kristy Allen:

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King’s Men- Wednesday Mornings or Friday Evenings

Fellowship and spiritual growth through the study of the Word. Currently in a study called "The truth project" from Focus on the family..

When: Wednesdays, 7-8:00 AM & Friday 7- 8:30 PM

Where: Fredricksburg/Callaghan area. 

Contact: Michael Newborn,

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Financial Empowerment - 3 Weeks

Learn the basics of personal money management such as: opening a bank account, reading a pay stub, using coupons when grocery shopping, avoiding predatory lenders, and saving money on any income level.

When/Where: Saturday 10 AM; starting February 17

Where: KidCity: The Zoo room 

Contact: Blair Williamson,



Financial Peace University - 9 Weeks

Learn God’s way of handling money with Dave Ramsey’s 9-week course. The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months! Closed group once started. Cost. $93 online registration for materials,

When: Sundays, January 28 - March 25, 2:30-4:30 PM

Where: KidCity: The Park room

Contact: Maddi Sculley,


Alcoholics Anonymous - Weekly

Fellowship of of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

When: Sundays 7:00 PM

Where: Cameo Cafe





Childcare is available for Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evening tribes meeting at CityChurch Downtown. Reservations are required by noon the day of the tribe meeting. 

When/Where: 6:45-8:45 PM, KidCity: The Zoo room.

Cost: $5/child with a $12/family max. 

Contact by noon Thursdays: Alicia Cuellar,


Free parking is available in the two lots beside and east of the Cameo Theater and Spire chapel, with some additional street parking around St. Paul Square. There is a section of pay-to-park slots on Hoefgen. Please be aware of your parking area, and adhere to posted parking signs.



Each week tribes serve together is a variety of ways. If you would like to serve by volunteering in any of these ministries, please complete a volunteer application at the Info Table or contact our volunteer coordinator, Jeannie Robins, at


CityYouth - Wednesday evenings (6th grade - 12th grade)

KidCity - KidCtiy is our children’s ministry for ages 6 week through 5th grade. It’s where we bring to life the power of God’s word and introduce the Love of Jesus through age appropriate lessons. Volunteers would be presenting Jesus in a way that is interactive, fun and relevant to their age or do you mean specific roles like Lead Teacher, Helper and Check In.

Sundays (birth - 5th grade)

Production & Worship Arts - Sundays

Hospitality Team - Members of the hospitality team are the first faces people see when they show up to CityChurch Downtown. If you are interested in being a part of our parking, shuttle, cafe, safety, welcome, or usher teams this is the one for you .