TRIBES

“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 - FALL ONLY

 

Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed: A Study of David - 6 Weeks

This study series explores our lives and the life of David in different stages of his life: as a young man, as a middle-aged man, and as a man facing the final third of his life. Cost: Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed Bible Study Book; bring to first class (available through Lifeway and Amazon).

When: Tuesday, 7-8:30 PM, starting September 12

Where: KidCity: The Zoo room

Cost: $15

Contact: Pedro Constante, PCONSTANTE3@GMAIL.COM

 

Conquer Series for Men - 10 Weeks

Proven principles and practical tools for sexual purity. Unrivaled in its scope and authority, is not about behavior modification, but heart transformation. This life-changing discipleship curriculum provides insights from top Christian leaders who lay out biblical strategies and scientific facts, teaching men how to use God’s weapons to become conquerors. Email to register; closed after the first class. Cost: $15 for study guide; available at first class.
When: Tuesday, 6:30pm, starting September 5

Where: KidCity: J-12 room

Cost: $15

Contact: James Valdez, jimmyjames171@yahoo.com

 

CSI - Christian Spiritual Investigators - 8 Weeks 

Learn to investigate what you believe!  There are basically 3 major belief systems: atheism, pantheism, and theism. We all fit into one of these. We all know “what” we believe, now lets figure out the “why.” Become a stronger Christian by learning that Christianity is the only belief that matches with reality.
When: Thursdays, 7:00-8:30, starting September 7

Where: KidCity: J-12 room 

Contact: Chris Caulk, alamocityhomeinspections@gmail.com

Childcare available 6:45-8:45 PM in KidCity: The Zoo room. $5/child or $12 family max. Reservation required by Thursday at noon; contact aliciacuellar2014@gmail.com

 

Leadership and Culture: Why Leadership and Culture Matter in Life and Business - 8 Weeks

Curriculum: Shortcuts Get You Lost by best-selling author Mark Villareal (Available for $16 at first class). For small and large business leaders as well as those young in management. Participants will learn that leadership starts at the top and is driven throughout an organization. Establishing the right culture, based upon servant leadership creates a foundation for long-term success.
When: Sundays, 2:30-4 PM, starting September 17

Where: KidCity: The Zoo room 

Cost: $16

Contact: Mark Villareal, mark@markvillareal.com

 

Financial Stability - 3 Weeks

Learn the basics of personal money management. These subjects and ore: Opening a bank account, reading a pay stub, using coupons when grocery shopping, avoiding predatory lenders (such as payday lenders and title loan companies), and saving money on any income level.
When: Friday 7-8 PM, starting September 15

Where: KidCity: The Zoo room 

Contact: Blair Williamson, blairwilliamson7@yahoo.com

 

A Vow for a Lifetime - 8 Weeks

A tribe for engaged or married couples. This class will dive into the roles of husband and wife as defined by the Word of God. From the Old Testament to the New, we will learn how to study and apply His Word to our marriages and daily walks. Free; just bring a Bible and journal.
When: Thursday, 7:00-8:30 PM, starting September 14

Where: KidCity: Cross Street room 

Contact: Hector and Victoria Cavazos: hcvc227@gmail.com

Childcare available 6:45-8:45 PM in KidCity: The Zoo room. $5/child or $12 family max. Reservation required by Thursday at noon; contact aliciacuellar2014@gmail.com

 

OFF-CAMPUS

 

Backyard Wednesdays - Third Wednesday, Monthly

For young family fellowship: Hot dogs, s’mores, light discussions about Sunday sermons. Meet other parents, and encourage one another while kids play.
When: Third Wednesday, monthly, 6:30-8 PM.
Where: Location varies.
Contact: Emily Doherty, emdoherty11@gmail.com

Bereans Bible Study - Thursday Evenings
The Bereans, Christians who gathered to search the scriptures daily, became strong believers. (Acts 17: 10-15) We will continue in Romans using the inductive Bible study method; a simple format to follow, ending our study with prayer.
When: Thursday evenings
Where: Lane home in MacArthur Park area
Contact: Mark and Faith Lane: mlanef@sbcglobal.net

Covenant Love - Thursday Evenings
Ongoing tribe 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.
When: Thursday, 7 PM
Where: Location varies
Contact: Hector and Victoria Cavazos: covenantloveTRIBE@gmail.com

Dinner Tribes - Monthly
Do you like to eat and are looking for a tribe? Try one of our dinner tribes of 8 or 9 that meet monthly over breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anything between, for some food, fun, and fellowship. Each tribe plans their monthly meals: eat out, picnic, potluck, or progressive dinner.
When/Where: Various nights & locations determined by the tribe. Six month commitment.
Contact: Kristy Allen: kristy.kaye.allen@gmail.com

King’s Men - Wednesday Mornings or Friday Evenings
Fellowship and spiritual growth through the study of The Word. Currently in a study of the book of Romans.
When:Two options - Wednesday, 7-8 AM or Friday 7-8:30 PM
Where: Fredericksburg Road/Callaghan area.
Contact: Michael Newborn, mnewborn53@gmail.com

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. Come blow bubbles, draw with sidewalk chalk, or push a kiddo in a swing. Before serving the first time, please view “Our Story” video at Strong Foundation’s website: www.strongfoundation.org/
When: First Wednesdays monthly, 7:30-8:30 PM
Where: Strong Foundation, 414 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202
Contact: Jeannie Robins, jeannie.robins@city.church

Urban Millennials - Rotating Monday/Tuesday Evenings

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

When: 7:00 PM, rotates Monday or Tuesday weekly
Where: Location varies

Contact: Ben and Jenny Rosas, ben.rosas06@gmail.com

 

ON-CAMPUS

 

CCDT Young Adults - 5 Weeks

This tribe is for people that have graduated high school but are still at a college age. In this tribe, we will get to know each other while studying through the book of James.

When: Tuesday, 7-8:30 PM, starting September 12

Where: KidCity: The Park room

Contact: Maddie Garza-Gonzalez, madeline.gg98@gmail.com

 

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, 7-8:30 PM, starting September 12

Where: KidCity: The Cross Street room 

Contact: Will Mueller, will1972@willmueller.com

 

Financial Peace University - 9 Weeks

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, August 27, 3:00 pm, KidCity The Park. Closed group once started.

When: Sunday, 2:30-4 PM, starting September 10

Where: KidCity: The Park room

Cost: Registration: $93 online registration for materials: https://fpu.com/1044656

Contact: Maddi Sculley, masculley777@yahoo.com

 

Peeling the Onion - 6 Months

PTO is our 12-Step with a spiritual emphasis, which allows you to delve deep into your past to gain healing from past anger, abuse, resentments, shame, guilt, fears, and sexual misconduct, which 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, August 21, 2:30-3:30 PM; or Monday, August 22, 7:30-8:30 PM; both Downtown Cafe.

When: Monday, 6:30 PM, starts September 11

Where: KidCity 2nd floor
Costs: $25 materials; $200 retreat.
Contact: Jeannie Robins, jeannie.robins@city.church

 

Steps to Healing (formerly H2O) - 9 Weeks 

This semester’s study is A Beautiful Design, a study of biblical evidence of God’s plan for men and women, and how life lived within this beautiful and unchanging design is part of His greater purpose for humanity. Free

When: Thursdays, 7:-8:30 PM, starting September 11
Where: KidCity: Cross Street room 

Contact: Diane Dugger, ccdthealing@gmail.com

Childcare available 6:45-8:45 PM in KidCity: The Zoo room. $5/child or $12 family max. Reservation required by Thursday at noon; contact aliciacuellar2014@gmail.com

 

Women at the Well: Captivating - 12 Weeks

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. Closed study after start date. Register by email.

When: Friday, 7-8:30 PM, starting September 8

Where: KidCity: The Park room
Contact: Sara Reyes, sarareyes1029@gmail.com

 

Women at the Well: Worship - 3rd Tuesdays

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

When: 3rd Tuesdays monthly, 7 PM, September-November

Where: KidCity: The Garden room

Contact: Linda Prendez, lindaprendez@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 TRIBES

Each week tribes serve together in 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 jeannie.robins@city.church.

CityYouth - Wednesday evenings (6th grade - 12th grade) in the Cafe

KidCity - Sundays (birth - 5th grade). KidCity is our children’s ministry. It’s where we bring to life the power of God’s Word and introduce the Love of Jesus through age-appropriate lessons. Volunteers present Jesus in a way that is interactive, fun, and relevant. Specific roles: lead teacher, helper, check-in.

Production & Worship Arts - Sundays

Welcome Team - Sundays (Set-up/Tear-down, Cafe, Greeting, Parking, Safety, Shuttle, Ushering)