what is a life group?

Life groups are the core way that each of us becomes a part of meaningful, intentional, community at MBC. Throughout the week, groups gather to grow in their relationships with God and one another.  We have several groups, around a variety of topics! Most studies begin the week of September 17th, Sign ups are in the church foyer, call the office (609) 597-7586 or contact Susy viaemail

  • There are three semesters offered each year: Fall, Spring and Summer
  • Led by caring members of the church
  • Meet new friends or deepen existing relationships
  • Grow in your relationship with God
  • Learn how the Bible applies to your life
  • Call the church office to sign up, (609) 597-7586

Check out the list of life groups for fall 2023 down below!


  • 7pm, September 25th (Mixed Adults)  Sidetracked in the Wilderness by Michael Wells, Meet at the Racioppi's home in Ocean Acres. For the address contact Susy in the church office at admin@manahawkinbaptistchurch.org (609) 597-7586
  • 12pm (Women) Lunch Bunch, bring your lunch and your bible. "Ruth- Loss, Love and Legacy by Kelly Minter, meet in the MBC conference room led by Kathleen Thulin. 
  •  7pm- (Young Adults) Theology Class. Led by Lee and Dena Smith. Meet in the Smith's home. Contact Lee for location at Pastorlee@manahawkinbaptistchurch.org 


  • 7pm (Mixed Adults) Gratitude, Giving Thanks in Life's Ups and Downs, led by Nate Kirby. Meet at the Reese's home in Deer Lake Park. 


  • 1pm (Mixed Adults) Heaven, Finding Our True Home, Led by Angelo DeFranza. Meet at the Grasso home in West Creek. 
  • 6:45pm (Men) The Seven Claims of Jesus in the Gospel of John, Led by Ken Kirby. Meet in MBC office conference room. 
  • 6:45pm (Women) Bible study over 1 Peter, led by Sue Kirby. Meet in the MBC conference room. 
  • 6:45pm (Mixed Adults) Theology class, led by Lee and Dena Smith. Meet in room 2 of the education building. 
  • 6:45pm (Grad k-5th) Super Bible Learners. Meet in the education building.
  • 6:45pm (6-12th grade) Youth Group. Meet at MBC. 
  • 7:00pm (Mixed Adults) Proverbs, Led by Angelo DeFranza


  • 9:30am (Women) The book of Revelation, led by Ruth Ann Schmidt. Meet in conference room at church. 
  • 1:30pm (Women) Revelation, led by Ruth Ann Schmidt. Meet over ZOOM.


  • 6:30pm- (Mixed Adults) Grief Share, led by Ruth Ann Schmidt and Hannah Lieb. Meet in the conference room at MBC. Begins September 8th.