Growing disciples of 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.  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

  • Mondays  7:00 p.m.  central G.J.

    -We are mostly young families, singles 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. 

    Leaders: James & Esther Price (903) 327-4970

    Meeting At: 241 Nancy St, Grand Junction, CO 81503

  • Tuesdays  6:00 p.m.  East G.J.

    -The Hayden's group is for all ages, demographics, and walks of life. Children are welcome! We desire to be Growing as Disciples of 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.  Central G.J.

    -The Edwards group welcomes all ages- whether single, married, and / or with children or babies- all are welcome! You can expect to have great fellowship and consistent study of God's Word. We encourage you to contact us about our group. 

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

    Meeting At: 1203 Ouray Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501

  • Tuesdays  7:00 p.m.  North G.J

    -The Dietmeyer Journey group is made up of mostly older adults ages 40-80; though all ages are welcome! 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) 250-1443 (Gary) (970) 250-4405

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

  • Tuesdays  6:30 p.m.  FRUITA

    -The Goldie's Journey Group is committed to learning more about Christ! All ages- whether single, married, and / or with children or babies- all 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

  • Tuesdays  7:30 p.m.  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. Find us on Facebook and feel free to connect!

    Leaders: Jacob Wilking (303) 862-2968 & Hannah Axelsson (970) 208-5952

    Meeting At: 545 Lawrence Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501

  • Wednesdays  7:00 p.m.  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

  • Thursdays  6:00 p.m.  Redlands

    -The Noble's Journey Group is committed to learning more about Christ and growing deep to know each other! All ages- whether single, married, and / or with children or babies- all are welcome.

    Leaders: Zac & Jenny Noble (970) 640-6303

    Meeting At: 2315 E Road, Grand Junction, CO 81507

  • 1st & 3rd thursdays  6:30 p.m.  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.  West G.J.

    -The Pettit'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 care well for each other and study God's Word deeper!

    Leaders: Matt & Cari Pettit (970) 462-1215

    Meeting At: 2343 Promontory Ct, Grand Junction, CO 81507

  • Every other thursday  7:00 p.m.  Redlands

    -We are a mix of singles and couples and all ages are welcome! We enjoy in-depth study, sharing and praying together; we often go late into the night. We take turns hosting and bringing a snack to share.

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

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

  • every other Friday  7:00 p.m.  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 involve our kids in the Bible study and love to worship together! We'd 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.  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 and grow as disciples of Jesus!

    Leaders: Ron & Sherri Conlin (970) 640-9199 Ron (248) 444-3143

    Meeting At: 1498 Satterfield Avenue, Fruita, CO 81521

  • Every Other Saturday  6:30 p.m.  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