“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)

Tribes

 

Backyard Thursdays

For young marrieds with or without kids: Informal fellowship, hot dogs, s’mores, Bible study (TBD). Meet other couples and parents, and encourage one another while kids play. For young marrieds with or without kids: Informal fellowship, hot dogs, s’mores, Bible study (TBD). Meet other couples and parents, and encourage one another while kids play. For young marrieds.

Contact: emdoherty11@gmail.com

When/Where: Thursday evenings, once monthly. Location varies.

 

 

The Bereans Bible Study

The Bereans were Christians who gathered to search the scriptures daily in order to verify Paul's teachings, and as a result became strong believers. (Acts 17: 10-15) We will choose a book of the Bible using the inductive Bible study method; a simple format to follow, ending our study with prayer.

Contact: Mark and Faith Lane: mlanef@sbcglobal.net

When/Where: Thursday evenings, Lane home

 

 

Christian Core Beliefs: An Intro to Christianity for New Believers

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

Contact: Will Mueller, will1972@willmueller.com

When/Where: Two identical sessions available:

  1. Saturday, January 21 - February 4, 10:00-11:30 am; KidCity CrossStreet

  2. Thursdays, February 17 - March 2, 7:00-8:30 pm; KidCity CrossStreet

Childcare available for Thursday class. See note below.*

 

 

City Rollers

Fired up for the love of Jesus. Ministry gatherings and hill country rides after church services to meet, greet, and share the love of Jesus and the great outdoors.

Contact: Debbie Sanchez: dleasanchez@yahoo.com

When/Where: Saturdays and Sundays, location varies

 

 

Covenant Love

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

Contact: Hector and Victoria Cavasos: hcbc227@gmail.com

When/Where: Thursdays weekly or every other week; location TBD

 

 

Dinner for 8 or 9

Do you like to eat and are looking for a tribe? Try a group of 8 or 9 that meets monthly over breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anything between, for some food, fun, and fellowship. 

Contact: Kristy Allen: kristy.kaye.allen@gmail.com

When/Where: Various nights & locations determined by the tribe. 6 month commitment.

 

 

Financial Peace University

Your money. Your story. Your life. 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! Preview class: Sunday, January 22, 3:00 pm in Downtown Ethos Cafe. Link for registration: http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/class/1022543. $93 online registration for materials. Closed group once started.

Contact: Maddi Sculley, masculley777@yahoo.com

When/Where: Sundays, February 12 - April 9, 3:00-4:30 pm; KidCity Park.

 

 

God’s Dwelling Place video series by Beth Moore

Taken primarily from the Old Testament book of Exodus, this video study takes participants on a journey into why God would choose to live in a wilderness tabernacle made by human hands and explores the parallels between the physical tabernacle and the tabernacle of the human heart. Originally designed for ladies, don’t pass on this, guys! Requirement: A Woman’s Heart: God’s Dwelling Place Bible Study Book (Updated edition, black and gold cover; careful not to accidentally order the leader guide). Closed group once started.

Contact: Erika Ruiz, eriru26@yahoo.com

When/Where: Thursdays, 7:00pm, January 12 - March 23; KidCity J12.

Childcare available. See note below.*

 

 

H2O - Hope, Heal, Overcome

Designed for those desiring insight and help from any hurt, hang-up, or habit. We offer large group Bible-based recovery topics:

Boundaries: December 1 - January 19

Breaking Free from Fear: January 26 - March 2

How to Make Choices You Won’t Regret: March 9 - April 13

Forgiveness: Breaking the Power of the Past: April 20 - May 25

Contact: Diane Dugger, txdugger@yahoo.com

When/Where: Thursday night @ 7:00 pm; Downtown Ethos Cafe.

Childcare available. See note below.*

 

 

Healthy City

Getting together to hare healthy living tips, successes and struggles of the week, and get moving with a family-friendly workout.

Contact: Mariela Luis: prochefmari@gmail.com

When/Where: Saturdays, 10:00 am; location varies

 

 

Journey to Purpose

Designed for those seeking the next steps and practical fundamentals toward purpose in the Kingdom of God. We will look at ways to navigate and attack life when nothing points toward success. Free; no homework.

Contact: Aaron Dockery, solbro311@yahoo.com

When/Where: Thursday night, March 30 through May 4, 7:00-8:30 pm; KidCity CrossStreet

Childcare available. See note below.*

 

 

Men’s Breakfast and Bible Tribe

Fellowship and spiritual growth through the study of The Word. Currently in a study of the book of Romans.

When/Where: Wednesdays, 7:00am-8:00ish; Jim’s Restaurant (Fredericksburg @ Hillcrest)

Contact: Michael Newborn, michaeln@provplace.org or Rob Rundquist, peter.fisherman@yahoo.com

 

 

Peeling the Onion

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. $25 materials; $200 retreat. Mandatory orientation: Attend either Monday, Feb 6, 6:30-7:30, or Sunday, February 12 - August, 3:00-4:00 pm;Downtown Ethos Cafe.

Contact: Jeannie Robins, jeannie.robins@city.church

When/Where: Monday nights, 6:30-8:30 pm; KidCity 2nd floor

 

 

Re|Engage

Re|Engage is the best tribe CityChurch has to offer married couples who want to build more love and respect into their biblical marriage. Cost of participant book is $10 per individual; available at the first class.

Contact: Rob Rundquist: reengageccdt@outlook.com

When/Where: Thursdays beginning January 12, 7:00-8:30 pm; KidCity Park;

   commitment to closed groups begins January 26. Tribe finishes mid-May.

Childcare available. See note below.*

 

 

Strong Foundation

Partnering with Strong Foundation, a local faith-based ministry for homeless families, we play with kids for an hour while parentss are in Bible study. Come blow bubbles, draw with sidewalk chalk, or push a kiddo in a swing. To volunteer, view “Our Story” video at Strong Foundation’s website: www.strongfoundation.org/

Contact: Jeannie Robins, jeannie.robins@city.church

When/Where: First Wednesdays monthly, 7:30-8:30 pm; at Strong Foundation, 414 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202

 

 

Urban Millennials

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

Contact: Ben and Jenny Rosas, Olivia Gonzalez, urbanmillennialstribe@gmail.com

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

 

 

Women at the Well: Captivating

Captivating, an invitation to discover and restore your feminine heart and learn how to live your relationship with God. Required book: Captivating (revised edition) by John & Stasi Eldridge. Prior registration required; closed study after start date.

Contact: Sara Reyes, sarareyes1029@gmail.com

When/Where: Saturdays, January 14 through April 29, 10:00am-12:00pm; Downtown Ethos Cafe

 

 

Women at the Well: Uninvited 

The enemy wants us to feel rejected, left out, lonely, and less than. Explore the roots of rejection; the lies we believe as a result; and the truth about who God is, who we are, and what it looks like to live loved. Overcome fears that feed our insecurities, by embracing God-honoring ways to process our hurts. Required book: Uninvited Study Guide by Lysa Terkeurst, optional read: Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst. Closed study after start date.

When/Where: Tuesdays beginning January 24 through April 18 (taking off Worship Nights 3rd Tuesdays), 6:30-8:30pm; KidCity Park room.

Contact: Melissa Ortiz, mlissa.ortiz@gmail.com

 

 

Women at the Well: Worship

Come and sit at the feet of Jesus in worship through prayer, music, readings from the Word, and communion. Free.

Contact: Linda Prendez, lindaprendez@yahoo.com

When/Where: 3rd Tuesdays monthly, January-April, 7:00 pm; Downtown Ethos Cafe

 

** Childcare is available for Thursday evening tribes meeting at CityChurch Downtown by reservation by noon the day of the tribe meeting. Fee is $5/child with a $12/family max.

Contact: Mia Alvarado, mia_alvarado12@yahoo.com

 

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.

 


Serving Opportunities

 

City Youth

What: Middle & High School Ministry

Where: Ethos Coffee Shop @ Cameo map

When: Wednesdays during the school year, 6:30-8:30 pm

Who: Robby Quintero: robby.quintero@city.church

 

 

KidCity

What: Serving birth-5th Graders through age-appropriate Bible lessons. Volunteer opportunities for check-in, babies, preschool, and elementary.

Where: 2nd Floor Cameo map

When: Sundays during all services

Who: Michelle Cook: michelle.cook@city.church

 

 

Production Team

What: Stage lighting, sound, & visuals

Where: Cameo Theatre

When: Sundays during services

Who: Humbie Cervera: humbie.cervera@city.church

 

 

Welcome Team * Parking Team * Cafe Team

What: We help create a warm, welcoming, loving environment to those who come to the Cameo on Sunday mornings.  We smile, greet, and welcome everyone.

Where: Cameo Theatre map

When: Sundays, all services

Who: Jeannie Robins: jeannie.robins@city.church