Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus as we Journey Together

The Journey Group ministry at River of Life seeks to provide our church family with groups of individuals who are Journeying Together in authentic, life-on-life, Christ-centered relationships as we seek to live out our core values. Below is a list of our Journey Groups, when and where they meet, leader contact information, and a brief description of the group. 

Please contact our Journey Group leaders to get plugged into a group.

  • Mondays 5:00 p.m. in Clifton

    The Long's Journey group is made up of singles, couples and married couples in their 20's-30's. We enjoy getting to know each other and supporting one another! We dig into God's word, chat through how to apply it, and seek to care for each other.

    Leaders: Colton & Lauryn Long (970) 712-2627

    Meeting At: 515 Horn Baker Court, Clifton, CO 81520

  • Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. in East G.J.

    The Hayden's group is for all ages, demographics, and walks of life- but one thing we have in common- the desire to Fix our eyes on Jesus as we Journey Together. We love sharing LIFE together and would love to have you join our group. 

    Leaders: Matt & Lauren Hayden (720) 234-5800

    Meeting At: 583 31 Road, Grand Junction, CO

  • Tuesdays  6:30 p.m. in Orchard Mesa

    In joining the Edwards group you can expect to be in fellowship with young families, primarily in their 20's and 30's with babies and toddlers. We study God's word every other week while devoting the other two weeks to prayer and fellowship. 

    Leaders: David & Jessica Edwards (970) 424-6003

    Meeting At: 1176 Olson Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81503

  • Tuesdays  7:00 p.m. in North G.J

    The Dietmeyer Journey group is made up of mostly older adults ages 40-80. We usually fellowship for a few minutes and then spend about an hour in Bible Study before praying for specific needs in our group.

    Leaders: Gary & Debbie Dietmeyer (970) 250-4405 (Gary) (970) 250-1443 (Debbie)

    Meeting At: 315 Lilac Lane, Grand Junction, CO 81505

  • Tuesdays  6:30 p.m. In FRUITA

    The Goldie's Journey Group is committed to learning more about Christ! We are mostly younger ranging from late 20's to early 40's. Children are welcome! We share in fellowship, prayer, and dig into God's Word together.

    Leaders: Cam & Laura Goldie (Cam) (970) 270-0120 (Laura) (970) 210-6723

    Meeting At: 121 Arches Drive, Fruita, CO 81521

  • Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. in North G.J.

    The Downs' group is open to people of all ages. We enjoy digging deeper into the weekly sermon; studying and applying what was taught on Sunday. We care for each other in many ways and enjoy sharing life together. 

    Leaders: Vern & Laurajean Downs (970) 712-9845

    Meeting At: 685 Step A Side Lane, Grand Junction, CO 81506

  • 2nd & 4th thursdays 6:30 p.m. in Orchard Mesa

    The Furukawa's group is made up of mostly older adults ages 40-80. We love to share a meal together and fellowship when our group meets. If you are looking for a Bible-study focused group, we may be one you would like to visit. 

    Leaders: Barry & Kathleen Furukawa (970) 270-7791

    Meeting At: 3235 B 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503

  • Thursdays  7:00 p.m. in West G.J.

    The Axelsson's group is made up of parents who are parenting teenagers. We desire to come along side each other, encourage each other in this stage of life. We love to have a great time together as we study God's Word and care for each other. 

    Leaders: Toby & Nikole Axelsson (970) 986-1313

    Meeting At: 2319 E Road, Grand Junction, CO 81507

  • 3 Thursdays a month 7:00 p.m. in Redlands

    We are a mix of singles and couples. We study, share and pray, often late into the night. We take turns hosting and bringing a snack to share. 

    Co-Leaders: Ted & Jo Miller (970) 712-3301

    Co-Leaders: Shawn & Mayumi Brill (970) 201-4223

    Meeting At: 2219 Saddlehorn Road, Grand Junction, CO 81507

  • thursdays 7:00 p.m. in central G.J.

    We are mostly young professionals and couples who range from 20's to early 30's. Children are welcome. Generally we share a dessert, fellowship time, prayer time, and work through a book and/or video study of interesting Biblical topics. 

    Leaders: Jon & Lacey Randall (970) 985-8085

    Meeting At: 308 Lilac Lane, Grand Junction, CO 81505

  • Thursdays 7:30pm In South G.J.

    Our group, which we call The Well, is a group that consists of college-age students and young adults! We are an energetic group full of members that share many of the same issues facing 18-22 year olds. Find us on Facebook and feel free to call or text!

    Leaders: Jacob Wilking & Hannah Axelsson (970) 208-5952

    Meeting At: 1426 Walnut Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81501

  • 2nd and 4th Fridays 7:00 p.m. in East G.J. 

    We are a newer group and are open to all ages. We love sharing life together and unpack what it means to follow Christ. We would love to have you join our group. 

    Leaders: Josh & Annette James (970) 260-3115

    Meeting At: 2946 Erika Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504

  • Saturdays 6:30 p.m. in fruita

    We are a group of people who enjoy sharing life together. Our group is made up of couples and singles who desire to care for each other as we seek to grow spiritually. 

    Leaders: Ron & Sherri Conlin H (970) 639-9518

    Ron (248) 444-3143 Sherri (970) 640-9199

    Meeting At: 1498 Satterfield Avenue, Fruita, CO 81521

  • Every Other Saturday  6:30 p.m. in Whitewater

    Our demographics are diverse, from couples who are newly married to ages ranging from early 30s to upper 50s. Children are welcome! Whatever we study, we always want to share life together and encourage growth in Christ. 

    Leaders: John & Lori McClung (970) 683-0606

    Meeting At: 32011 Stone Tree Lane, Whitewater, CO 81527