Community Group Ministry

Community Groups are small groups that meet weekly for friendship, support, encouragement, and spiritual growth. Groups are the heartbeat of South Bay. Circles are better than rows.


Martin-Hawley-400x400Pastor Hawley leads our Community Group Ministry.


  • Group Leaders
  • Group Hosts
  • Apprentice
  • Fellowship Leaders
  • Prayer Leaders

Spiritual Gifts: Evangelism, Teaching, Encouragement, Service, Mercy, Hospitality, Pastoring, Intercession

Heart: Pioneer, Organize, Serve and Help, Influence, Leadership, Perseverance

Abilities: Planning, Managing, Teaching, Writing, Promoting, Feeding, Resourceful, Public Relations, and Welcoming

Personality: All personality types

Notes: Church Membership is required for group leaders; membership is not required for attendance.

Time Commitment: 2-6 Hours/Week


Kimberly's Story

Serving as a group leader has been one of the highlights of ministry in my life. Each week we meet and grow deeper in our relationship with God and each other. We start off as acquaintances but become friends and even family to one another.

Fill out the form below to express your interest in serving in the Community Group Ministry.
Pastor Hawley will get back with you within 2-5 business days.

Community Ministry Sign Up Form

Get Involved at South Bay!

Show Up! We're so glad you're here.
Get to know us! Take our Orientation class.
Grow in circles! Join a community group.
Show God's love and find your perfect ministry.
Invite friends, family, coworkers and neighbors.