Small Groups are the HUB of our church. 

What are small groups? A voluntary gathering of 5-12 people that meet on a weekly basis to encourage each other to apply the truth of God's word in their daily lives.

What should I expect? Snacks, discussion about Sunday's message, laughter, and prayer.

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Sermon Based Small Groups 2014

Adult Fall Small Groups start the week of September 21 and go until the week of December 7.

If you are not currently in a Small Group, please sign-up before or after the service at the Info table or contact


Rick and Sheryl Cree
Open to Everyone
Sundays 4:00-6:00pm
Located in Garden Grove
Rick and Sheryl have been married for 30 years and have four children. Sheryl is a postpartum doula and Rick is a property manager, so they both deal with whining babies every day. Their family motto is "Love God, serve people, have a blast."

  Ben Johnson, Abby Lau and Katie Osborn
  Open to Everyone
  Sundays 6:30-8:30pm
  Located in Placentia hosted by Kim Luke
  Ben is an avid Disney fan, works at Disneyland and is always down for a good movie. Abby is a physical therapist and likes to bake all kinds of delicious treats. Both Ben and Abby have been attending City Church for about 2 years and are excited to be getting married in November. When they are away doing wedding things, Katie will be leading. Katie is a laid back person who loves hearing how God works in people's lives.


  Elisa Jimenez and Traci Villegas
  Ladies Small Group
Mondays 6:30-8:30pm
  Located in Fullerton
  Elisa has been attending City Church for over 2 years and enjoys serving on the worship team. She loves meeting new people and spending time with her family and friends. Elisa also loves movies and food and will be down to go out or watch a movie almost anywhere, anytime. // Traci has been working for the Disneyland Resort for 10 years. She enjoys lazy days watching television or a movie, but stays active by going to the gym and on hikes. Traci has been part of City Church from the beginning. She loves how Small Groups have and continue to help her build and strengthen her relationship with Christ and fellow believers.

  Pastor Rick and Alyson Crockett
  Parents with Younger Kids Small Group (Babies and Toddlers;
  Currently Full)
  Mondays 6:00-8:00pm
  Located in Anaheim
  Pastor Rick and Alyson have been married for 13 years and have the two coolest kids on the planet. Rick serves as a pastor at City Church and Alyson is on staff as the ministry coordinator. They love coffee, warm chocolate chip cookies, and 90s hip-hop.


   Kevin Kress and Matt Provencio
   Young Adults Small Group (Currently Full)

   Tuesdays 7:00-9:00pm
   Located in Anaheim
   Kevin is a nerd, no questions about it. From theology and theory to Lord of the Rings and Star Wars, he'll be able to talk your ear off about most anything. Most of all, he's passionate about growing alongside his brothers and sisters in a Christ-centered community. // Matt has been attending City Church for about one year now and serves as City Church's Tech Ministry Leader. Matt works for Evangelical Christian Credit Union as a Member Services Rep and he enjoys spending time with friends, family and meeting new people. In his free time, he can be found driving for Lyft.

  Chrizle Reyes
  Open to Everyone Small Group
  Tuesdays 7:00-9:00pm
   Located in Fullerton
  Chrizle is City Church's Creative/Worship Director. She also works for Ideation, a creative agency as lead of events. Currently, she's probably eating a bowl of ice cream or enjoying a savory pastry. She loves making new friends and sharing a good meal.


  Pastor Kyle and Lisa
  New to City Church Small Group (Currently Full)
  Wednesdays 7:00-9:00pm
  Located in Anaheim
  Pastor Kyle and Lisa started City Church in September of 2009 and have been married for 6 years. They have an adorable dog named Lucie (3) and open their home to high school international students. They love Small Groups, people and the hot tub.


  Linda Harrah and Janet Shope
Ladies Small Group
12:30-2:30pm (bring your own lunch)
  Located at City Church
  Linda has been attending City Church for two years. She is retired and enjoys baking, reaching out to others at her Senior complex, walking and a variety of crafts. Linda enjoys getting together with her sister (in Camarillo area) as often as she can. // Janet and Dave have been married for 19 years and have two small four-legged furry sons. In January 2011, they started attending City Church after reading about Kyle in the newspaper. Janet loves football, Easter yellow peeps candy and reading. She spends her time volunteering and vacationing in Arizona.
Jeff and Michelle Cottrell
  Open to Everyone Small Group
  Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm
  Located in Yorba Linda
  Jeff and Michelle have been married for 5 years; they have two boys, Cody (18) and Carson (5). Family time and work keep them pretty busy. However, they always find time for football season. They are BIG Seahawks fans, but even BIGGER Jesus fans.

  Josh and Jessica Johnson
  Couples Small Group
  Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm
  Located in Fullerton
  Josh and Jessica are newlyweds who love Jesus, their community of friends and going on adventures. With five months of experience in the marriage department, they are pretty much experts on married life. They welcome you to join them in their "Retro Grandpa" style apartment for fun and fellowship as they seek to deepen their love for Christ.


  Brian and Patty Todd
  Open to Everyone Small Group (Sermon based plus Kay Arthur topical Bible study)
  Fridays 6:30-9:00pm
  Located in Anaheim
Brian and Patty became a part of City Church in July 2014 when Portico Church merged into City Church. They have been married for 37 years and have a 100-year-old house in the Historical District of Anaheim. They love Small Groups, people and cruise ships to anywhere.



Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships video series by Dr. Gary Smalley
Discussion led by Brian Todd
Wednesdays 7:00-9:00pm
Located at the City Church Community Center
This series will give you excellent insights and a greater understanding about the keys to building close and intimate relationships. Dr. Smalley's ability to convert truth and insight into practical, easy to apply steps of action that can be incorporated into any relationship are life changing.


Learning to Live: City Church's Recovery Ministry
Led by David Shoppe
Fridays 7:00-9:00pm
Located at City Church
If you are presently involved in (or have been in the past) any kind of substance abuse, dependency/co-dependency issues, or addiction-related issues, this group is for you. It is a Christ-centered recovery ministry with principles drawn from the Bible as well as AA and other books. The journey to recovery can begin for you on Friday nights at City Church. Join us!

Video series with Small Group Discussion ($20 Workbook and sign-up is required) 
Led by Kim Luke
Saturdays 8:30-10:30am
Located at City Church
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. If you've been grieving the loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend, and need help learning to cope and put your life back together again, join us anytime at GriefShare.

 *City Church location as of Sunday, July 6: 701 West Broadway Anaheim, CA 92805. For the church office, go to the back, up the stairs and City Central is the second room on the right.