REACH • CONNECT • GROW • SERVE

WE ARE THRILLED YOU ARE LOOKING TO GET CONNECTED IN A GROUP!

 
 

SELECT A GROUP BELOW TO FIND A GROUP THAT MAY FIT YOUR LIFESTYLE, SCHEDULE OR STAGE IN LIFE. IF YOU'RE INTERESTED, THERE IS CONTACT INFO TO CONTACT THAT GROUP LEADER FOR MORE INFO. ALSO, MORE GROUPS ARE BEING ADDED, SO CHECK BACK SOON FOR AN UPDATED GROUP LISTING.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A HOST/LEADER FOR A CONNECT GROUP, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION, AND EMAIL TO GEOFF@REFUGEFAMILY.COM.


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Steve and Connie Bradford

Where+When: Westminster • Tuesday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact:steveabradford@hotmail.com

"Our vision for this group is that it is all about doing life together centered around Jesus Christ. Nobody should be an island (Hebrews 10:25)."

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GROUP IS CURRENTLY FULL

Pete and Teresa Short 

Where+When: Rossmoor • Friday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married+Engaged Couples

Contact: teresa.short@sbcglobal.net

 


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Jim and Connie Jones

Where+When: Monday •  7pm • Refuge • Childcare provided

Group: Open to Married+Engaged Couples

Contact: cjonesride@me.com

"We want our Connect Group to be able to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly and how God works within the scope of that relationship"

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Brian and Lauren Jones

Where+When: Thursday • 7pm • Refuge • Childcare provided 

Group: Open to Married+Engaged Couples

Contact: loloholt@hotmail.com

"We have a desire to grow alongside other couples. We knew we needed childcare to do it. If you have a desire to grow in a community and need childcare, come and connect with us at Refuge. We are looking forward to what God has in store."

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Women's Connect Groups

Where+When: Refuge • Tuesday • 9am + 7pm

Group: Women's Groups

Contact: Cathy@refugefamliy.com

 


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Charlie and Laurie Capalbo

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Friday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married + Engaged Couples

Contact: lauriecapalbo@gmail.com

"OUR VISION IS TO PROVIDE A SAFE PLACE FOR COUPLES TO SHARE, ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER, WORK THROUGH CHALLENGES WE ALL FACE, AND BE AN EXAMPLE TO THE WORLD OF GOD'S DESIGN FOR MARRIAGE."

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Isaac Rosa

Where+When: Fountain Valley • Thursday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: isaac@refugefamily.com

"We have a serious commitment to having fun and doing life together. In addition to that we desire to know and enjoy Jesus through studying the Bible, going through supplementary, theologically engaging books and building genuine friendships."

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Steve and Julie Gibbs

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Thursday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: hbwaterman@gmail.com

"OUR VISION FOR THE GROUP WE LEAD WOULD BE TO ENCOURAGE PERSONAL APPLICATION OF THE GOSPEL IN OUR INDIVIDUAL LIVES."

 


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Mike and Martina Rains

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Tuesday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: mike@mikerains.com

"THE VISION FOR OUR GROUP WOULD BE THAT OUR HEARTS WOULD BE CHANGED AS WE STUDY GOD'S WORD TOGETHER AND WALK THROUGH STUFF TOGETHER."

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Bruce Nguyen

Where+When: Refuge Cafe • Saturday • 8am

Group: Men's Group

Contact: bruce.sam@gmail.com

"WHEN THINKING ABOUT THIS GROUP, THE VERSE THAT COMES TO MIND IS - "IRON SHARPENS IRON..." - AS BROTHERS SUPPORT ONE ANOTHER IN OUR DAILY WALK TO FULFILL GOD'S WILL FOR EACH OF US."

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Stephen Shepard

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Monday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: stephen@stephenshepard.com

"MY VISION FOR THIS GROUP IS THAT WE WOULD STUDY THE WORD, INTEGRATED WITH CLOSE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS."
 

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Alyn Loyd

Where+When: HB Lifeguard Tower 2 • Saturday • 7am

Group: Men's Group

Contact: alyn@refugefamily.com

"Our Saturday A.M. group zooms in on the "pray for” & “encourage one another” passages (e.g.- Eph.6:18, 1 Thes.5:11 & Jm 5:16). We chat & encourage for 15 min, and then pray for 45, with the rolling waves as our background track.

 


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Robert and Nancy Oseguera

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Thursday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married + Engaged Couples

Contact: nancyoneson@yahoo.com

"WE ENVISION THAT THIS GROUP WOULD SPEAK HONESTLY ABOUT MARRIAGE AMONG OTHER COUPLES - REFLECTING THAT THE LORD TO BE IN THE CENTER OF EVERY COUPLE IN SPIRIT, GRACE AND FORGIVENESS."

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Gary Galluci

Where+When: Corner Bakery (Brookhurst/Ellis) in Fountain Valley • Friday • 7am

Group: Men's Group

Contact: gwgucci@gmail.com

"I SEE THIS GROUP AS A TOOL IN THE MASTER'S HAND TO ACCOMPLISH HIS GOAL - AND TO REFOCUS ON JESUS AND ETERNAL LIFE WITH HIM."

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Todd and Gina Adamson

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Friday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married + Engaged Couples

Contact:  ginaadamson@yahoo.com

 


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Vince and Dawn Diaz

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Every other Friday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married+Engaged Couples

Contact: Diazfam138@aol.com

"The vision for our couples is that we would strengthen our marriage each day."

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Rusty Veary

Where+When: Java Bakery Cafe in Huntington Beach (18685 Main St. Unit 107) • Wednesday • 7:30am

Group: Men's Group

Contact: rveary@msn.com

"THE VISION I HAVE FOR THIS GROUP IS A PLACE WHERE WE CAN BE THERE FOR EACH OTHER."

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Dwight and Susan Karr

Where+When: Huntington Beach • Tuesday • 7pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: dwight@refugefamily.com

"THE LORD HAS GIVEN US A VISION OF POURING INTO OUR GUESTS WHAT GOD HAS POURED INTO US."

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James Lent

Where+When: Sweet Elle Cafe in Huntington Beach • Monday • 2:30pm

Group: Men's Group

Contact: 714-350-3353 •  jameslent@sbcglobal.net

 


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Mike Rogers

Where+When: Huntington Beach (Seacliff foodcourt- Yorktown/ Goldenwest) • Monday • 6pm

Group: Men's Group

Contact: 714-487-1955

My vision for this group is to give men an opportunity to take a moment out of their week to connect and grow in their relationship to the Lord."


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Derek and Joy DeCicco

Where+When: Costa Mesa • Friday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married + Engaged Couples

Contact: joymichelle77@yahoo.com

"IT'S ALWAYS BEEN OUR PLEASURE TO WALK THROUGH LIFE WITH OUR FELLOW BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST HERE AT REFUGE, AND WE HOPE THAT GOD CONTINUES TO ALLOW US TO DO SO!"

 


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Todd Lowe

Where+When: Peet's in Seal Beach • Tuesday • 6:30pm

Group: Men's Group

Contact: loweclan@icloud.com

 


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Brad Hornback

Where+When: Starbucks (6502 Bolsa Ave., Unit 101, HB) • Thursday • 7am

Group: Men's Group

Contact: bj5horns@yahoo.com

 


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Teresa Short and Jess Acuna

Where+When: Garden Grove • Sunday • 7pm

Group: Young Adult Women (18-25)

Contact: teresa.short@sbcglobal.net

"The vision was birthed out of the heart of Titus 2 and a focus on mentorship. This time will include a study and/or practical application in gleaning from the wisdom and experience of women older in the faith. The aim is to adorn the gospel as women from one season pour into women of another. "

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Chase and Jess Acuna

Where+When: Garden Grove • Thursday • 7pm

Group: Young Adults (18-25)

Contact: chase@refugefamily.com

 "Response is a community of young people aiming to live a life in response to God… we believe a big part of how we do this is in building deep Jesus centered relationships that reflect His love to each other and the world around. Join us as we allow God’s Word to examine us and take root through discussion, application, with a time of response in accountability and prayer."


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Jim and Sherry Bullock

Where+When: Garden Grove • Tuesday • 7:15pm

Group: Open to All

Contact: 714- 317-0815


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Fred and Leah Flowers

Where+When: Fullerton • Friday • 6:30PM

Group: Open to All

Contact: flowersohana@gmail.com


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Jason and Angie Vanderburgh

Where+When: Fountain Valley • Monday • 7pm

Group: Newlywed Married Group (1-2 years)

Contact: TheVBFamily2017@gmail.com

"We want couples to know that are not alone in what they are going through in the early years of marriage and we want them to have a safe place to lay the foundation for healthy strong marriages."

 


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GROUP IS CURRENTLY FULL

Geoff and Bethany Wilson

Where+When: Fountain Valley • Thursday • 7pm

Group: Open to Married + Engaged Couples

Contact: bethany@refugefamily.com

"We want to invite couples to come and connect in their relationship with their spouses, with the group and with the Lord."