Cherish Kids Life Groups
Cherish Kids Life Groups are here for YOU! If you have adopted or fostered awesome kids or you are considering it...we'd love to do life with you!
Life groups are about building new friendships and strengthening each other on this journey!
Life is not meant to be lived alone and we would love to help you find a place to laugh and grow in this season of your life!
Fill out the form below and our team will help you get connected!
Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you,
spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever!
Current Life Groups
Barr, Teresa (Women Only) Location: Willard, MO 1st & 3rd Sunday 4:00pm-6:00pm
We are a group of girls doing life together! Join us for food, fun and fellowship as we discuss the Book of Romans!
Bouchard, Chante (Women Only) Location: Ozark, MO 1st Saturday of the month 6:00pm-8:00pm
This group is for any foster or adoptive moms struggling with attachment related issues. We will be doing the Loving Our Kids On Purpose study...it was written by a man who has fostered over 70 kids...really focuses on how to form attachment and connection with our kids. Everyone is welcome! (Childcare not provided)
Colucci, Tara & Jesse Location: Branson, MO 2nd & 4th Sunday 4:00pm-6:00pm
We have been doing foster & kinship care for the past 4 years. Whether you've been doing foster/adopt for quite some time, or just getting into it, you are welcome here! We are very laidback and childcare is provided. Most of our time together is spent sharing our foster/adopt difficulties and victories and learning from each other.
Colyer, Dusty & Megan Location: Ozark, MO 1st & 3rd Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm
This group is designed to rally around local foster and adoptive families in the area going through this unique journey! Our goal is to purposely pause in our chaotic lives and to laugh, share, and support one another with a Christ-centered approach. This is a casual group, come as you are, kid chaos welcome. :) We want everyone to be able to come out, kick their feet up and relax. We are in our early thirties with 3 biologicval children and 1 adopted child. Our fellowship will be spent eating and conversing with a nice fire going outside on the deck.
Hall, Lynne & Tim Location: 109 W Adams Pleasant Hope, MO Sundays 5:30pm-7:00pm
This life group is for singles, young marrieds and seasoned adults. Welcoming people from our local community and surrounding area! We meet in the town of Pleasant Hope at our coffee shop called, The Reach. We have potluck & fellowship at 5:30, then from 6-7 we get in to God's Word. We can’t wait to meet you!
Lehmann, Mike & Karen Location: Nixa, MO 2nd & 4th Saturday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Our group is designed for current foster/adoptive families or those families considering fostering or adopting. Our goal is to focus on the blessings that come from journeying through the system, while supporting each other and having fun! We have two sons who we adopted through the foster care system.
McNew, Michelle & Shan Tatum (Women Only) Location: Walk Sbout Coffee Shop, Nixa, MO 1st Tuesday of the month 7:00pm-8:30pm
We'd love to invite all foster/adoptive mom who want to connect with moms on a similar journey. Join us for coffee, prayer and fellowship. Everyone is welcome! (As much as we love our little darlings...childcare is not provided.)
Piper, Jennifer & Joe Location: Springfield, MO Sundays 5:00pm-7:00pm
We are Joe & Jennifer Piper! We have 4 kids (7, 5, 4, and 2). We are active foster parents and have adopted all 4 of our kids from foster care. We love to get together with friends, eat a good meal, let the kids run and play, and have great discussions and prayer time!
Piper, Jennifer (Women Only) Location: TBD 2nd & 4th Monday 6:00pm-8:00pm
Foster and Adoptive moms take it ALL on and it can be overwhelming on the best of days. This group allows foster and adoptive moms to come together, support each other, pray for each other and have some much needed downtime without the kids! We will meet at a coffee shop, out for dinner, or a fun activity. Remember you are not alone and there are other moms who have been where you are or will be there just around the corner! (Childcare not provided)
Priest, John & Debbie Location: Ozark, MO 2nd, 4th, & 5th Saturday 4:00pm–6:00pm
Our life group is reinforcing Pastor John Lindell’s Sunday messages. Children have their own Bible Study that is conducted by an approved child volunteer. Children’s lessons are hands on and lots of fun! Dinner follows discussions. 5th Sunday is Sunday Funday!!! We get together and just do life with prayer requests, games, and of course, food!
Stanley, Phyllis (Women Only) Location: North Springfield, MO Thursdays 6:00pm
We will be studying Fervent by Priscilla Shirer - a woman's battle plan fo serious, specific, and strategic prayer. If you are a girl who has a relationship with God but wants a deeper and more committed relationship with Him, this study is for you! We are excited to create strong and powerful friendships with all the girls! (Childcare not provided)