JOURNEY GROUPS

Journey Groups are intentional environments that help people pursue a life-changing relationship with God and authentic community with others.  There is a group for everyone at Journey!  Groups meet at varying times throughout the week all over the region.  There are groups for men and women (together) - married or single, married couples, women, and for individuals with specific felt needs.  Browse our full listings of available Journey Groups below!


Quick links for Journey Groups:

  • Download a pdf file of our Journey Group options.
  • Register for RightNow Media, an online video-based resource, utilized by many of our Journey Groups for Bible study and leadership development. 
    It is our free gift to you!
  • Access the Journey Groups database (restricted access).

EVERYBODY GROUPS

(MEN & WOMEN, MARRIED & SINGLE)

WOMEN'S GROUPS

ALL AGES


COMMUNITY GROUPS

(GROUPS FOR TARGETED NEEDS)


  • Grief

    Name:  GriefShare

    When:  Tuesday Evenings

    Where:  Villa Heights Baptist Church

    Leader:  Carla Jean Marks

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    GriefShare will begin meeting again February 5, 2019.

    It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now.  If you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you've probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel.  This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you've never faced before.  GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.  Journey's GriefShare group meets on Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m., at Villa Heights Baptist Church.

  • Divorce

    Name:  DivorceCare

    When:  Tuesday Evenings

    Where:  Bonsack Baptist Church

    Leaders:  Holly Brown & Kim Coake

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    DivorceCare is a weekly ministry group for those who are looking to find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. In a DivorceCare group, you will find friendly, caring people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. We highly encourage people to avoid going through separation or divorce alone. Our DivorceCare group meets meet weekly on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p. m. at Bonsack Baptist Church.  Childcare is provided.

  • Single Moms

    Name:  SMILES4Jesus (Single. Mothers. Inspired. Loved. Empowered. Supported.)

    When:  Wednesday Evenings

    Where:  Wild Goose Christian Community, 5646 Cloverdale Road, Roanoke, VA 24019

    Leader:  Holly Sweet

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    SMILES4Jesus is a group of single mothers supporting one another and growing together in the Lord. The mission of SMILES4Jesus is to create an environment where mothers feel inspired, loved, empowered and supported so they may focus their lives on Jesus, their children and self-care. Whether you attend Journey Church, another area church or have yet to find a church to call home, you are welcome at SMILES!


    SMILES4Jesus meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Wild Goose Christian Communitywith an optional potluck meal starting 30 minutes prior to the meeting start time. Single mothers of all ages are welcome, as are children of all ages. Complimentary childcare is provided at each meeting with at least 48 hour notice.


    Click here to register for childcare.


    To join our private Facebook Group, SMILES4Jesus @ Journey, click here!

  • Leadership Development

    Name:  Unleash Leadership

    When:  Wednesday Evenings

    Where:  Roanoke Rescue Mission

    Leaders:  Jesse Newcomb & Jaya Knox

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    In the Unleash Leadership initiative, Journey Church partners with the Roanoke Rescue Mission in equipping people to become the leaders God created them to be.  On the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., church, business, educational and community leaders gather at the Roanoke Rescue Mission to experience transformational learning and peer support.  All who wish to develop their leadership abilities are invited.  

  • Recovery

    Name:  Celebrate Recovery

    When:  Friday Evenings

    Where:  Orchard Hills Church

    Leaders:  Becky & Danny Shaver

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    Celebrate Recovery is a program for anyone who is seeking help with life-challenges like substance abuse, hurts, co-dependency, sexual purity, food issues, and anger. The mission of Celebrate Recovery is to celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through a Christ-centered 12 Step program. Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday night, 7:00-9:00 p.m., at Orchard Hills Church.  Snacks will be provided each week at no cost to program participants. Advance registration is not required, and you may join at any time.


    To learn more about Celebrate Recovery, click here.


    For more information on ways to volunteer with Celebrate Recovery, click here.

  • Wellness

    Name:  Healthy Life

    When:  Saturday Mornings

    Where:  Wild Goose Christian Community, 5646 Cloverdale Road, Roanoke, VA 24019

    Leader:  Heather Fay

    I'd like more info about this Journey Group!


    In the Healthy Life Group, individuals will gather every other week to practice yoga, discuss ideas related to healthy living, share recipes and pray.  This group is for anyone seeking to take steps to a healthier lifestyle (mind body and spirit).  Advanced registration is not required.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.