Life Groups

New to the Waters

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New to The Waters? Come eat dinner and have a chance to learn more about us; meet the staff, ask questions, and find out how to get plugged in.

When: Monthly
Coordinator: Pastor Doug & Peggy
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email

Maintenance & Care

The mission of this group is to provide an inviting and positive environment so that visitors and our church family can have the best worship experience possible. If you are handy, like cleaning, enjoy being behind the scenes…we have a number of ways for you to serve here at The Waters.

Coordinator: Leroy Sweeter
Contact: (320-761-7898) | Email

Meals & Care

Do you love to cook? Would you be willing to deliver a meal to a family in our church after a surgery, illness or new baby? It’s an incredible way to take care of our church family and be a blessing! Contact Kayla to get on the “Meals list”!

Coordinator: Kayla Schoenberg
Contact: (320-761-1646) | Email

Place of Hope

An opportunity for us to show the love of Christ by serving Place of Hope’s meals ministry to kids & the homeless. Whether you can cook, clean, donate food, or serve with a smile…this is an incredible night! Each night we feed over 100 people!

When: Monthly
Coordinator: Lisa Nemeth
Contact: (320-980-4328) | Email

Worship & Creative Arts

Whether you have a gift for music, a knack for technology, or just love the creative process – this ministry just might be for you.

Coordinator: Pastor Michael & Jamie Janetis
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email

Love | Trust | Rest

A curriculum intended for people who struggle with controlling their emotions, letting go of their past, or with self-defeating habits. Love-Trust-Rest is specifically designed to empower and equip people to live victorious lives.

When: Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm
Coordinator: Brenda Engelking
Contact: (320-267-8285) | Email

ReHydration Couples Ministry

A great place to be intentional with your relationship! Date nights (bowling, bonfires, dinner out, etc.) or plug in on a deeper level in small group studies. “Like” ReHydration Couples Ministry on Facebook.

When: Check the church calendar for events.
Coordinator: Sarah & Dan Eichers
Contact: (320-420-1634) | Email

Holy Fire Gun Range

If you love God and gunpowder this is your life group. Build relationships and improve your shooting skills all at the same time. We will be visiting the local gun ranges and discussing the book of Proverbs along the way. All abilities welcome & gun rentals available.

When: Monthly
Coordinator: Trevor Swenson & Leroy Sweeter
Contact: (320-761-7898) | Email

Plug In

Are you looking to get plugged in? Between our three weekend services, it takes over 150 people throughout all ministries to make it happen. We are always needing: ushers, greeters, sound/media, baristas, kids/nursery workers and the list goes on! There are also several opportunities to help out with the kids and youth ministries on Wednesday nights.


Are you new to your relationship with Jesus Christ and wanting to take the next step? Do you know Christ but have stalled out lacking passion and purpose in your relationship? Either way, come and explore the foundations of Christian faith in a open and informal environment. Learn the foundations of living a Christ-centered life and ow to keep growing in your faith.

When: Quarterly
Coordinator: Pastor Jeff & Abby Olson
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email


Are you excited about the vision and mission of The Waters or just want to learn more about who we are and what we believe? Check out The Waters Membership Class (childcare will be provided).

When: Quarterly
Coordinator: Pastor Jeff Olson
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email

Hope Now Counseling

We understand that sometimes life gets hard and we all get lost. Our hearts’ desire is that no one is alone during those times. Weather for individual, couple or family therapy, we have affordable counseling available to you.

Coordinator: Terri Fedorenko
Contact: (320-420-3846)

Grill & Gather

If you are in your 20-30’s, married, single, dating, in a career or going to school, we want to hang out and spend some time getting to know others who are in similar stages of life! So bring some meat to grill, a snack or a dish to share!

When: Monthly
Coordinator: Nick & Rachel Koubsky
Contact: (320-493-6799) | Email


If you are 60+ this group is for you. Come join us for a time of worship including some of the great timeless hymns. We’ll have a devotional and potluck to follow.

When: First Thursday of each month at 11:00 am at The Waters Church.
Coordinator: Pastor Jeff Olson
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email

Holy Yoga

You’re invited to experience a time of worship, community and movement through a Christ-centered yoga practice. It is an opportunity to take time to love, nature, accept, heal and grow ourselves in His word and in His spirit. All levels from beginners to advanced yoga practitioners are welcome! Please bring a mat, water and your Bible. (16 and older with parent permission.)

When: Thursdays @ 5:30 pm
Coordinator: Sarah Dimond
Contact: (320-241-2872) | Email

Laugh Your Way To a Better Marriage

With his trademark humor and entertaining illustrations, Mark Gungor makes learning the dynamics of male/female relationships fun, effective, and memorable.
When: Monday’s 6:30pm-8:30 Starting February 20th

When: Monday's 6:30pm-8:30
Coordinator: Phil & Tami Jean
Contact: (320-244-5351) | Email

Chi Alpha

This ministry is designed with college-aged students in mind. The group emphasizes community and offers a variety of life groups and events throughout the week.

When: Weekly
Coordinator: Pastor Chris
Contact: (612-889-6233) | Email

Overflow Student Ministries (OSM)

A movement of students 5th-12th grade who meet Wednesday nights to continue to discover all that God has created them for. Through worship, biblical teaching, interactive messages and intentional mentoring relationships, students are challenged to grow in their relationship with God and others.. *5th-7th will start with OSM and end with their own service upstairs.

When: Wednesdays @ 6:30pm
Coordinator: Pastor Rachel | Pastor Kyle
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email

OSM Life Groups

A time for students to go deeper in their faith and build relationships with others. There is a group for 7th-12th graders. “Like Overflow Student Ministries on Facebook for upcoming events, announcements and locations.

When: 2nd Sundays @ 6:00 pm - meet in homes | 4th Sunday @ 6:00 pm - meet at church for a unique discipleship night.
Coordinator: Pastor Kyle
Contact: (320-267-1606) | Email


Transition into middle school can be a big change, this group helps make that transition smooth for our 5th-6th grade students. They will learn the foundations from their faith along with exploring their relationship with Jesus and how that impacts their lives and the world.

When: 2nd & 4th Sundays @ 6:00 pm
Coordinator: Dave & Tina Coleman
Contact: (320-266-0131) | Email

Kid’s Splash

A time where kids get to see how God’s word fits into their lives, learn to talk to Him, and build friendships that last through virtues and engaging activities. (K-4th Grade).

When: Wednesdays @ 6:30-7:30pm @ PINE MEADOW ELEMENTARY
Coordinator: Becky Pomeroy
Contact: (763-607-0078) | Email

Puddle Jumpers

For the youngest members of our church we have a nursery and preschool (birth-4yrs). We offer age appropriate programing during each of the weekend service times. We are passionate about sowing small seeds for a Big Faith!

When: During all Weekend Services
Coordinator: Sarah Eichers
Contact: (320-420-1634) | Email

H20 Kids’ Church

During each of our weekend services we dive into discovery who God is in a way that impacts our lives and world, all while having a ton of fun because God created fun! Consisting of games, music, prayer and a Bible lesson, this environment will be a great fit for your 5 year old through 4th grader!

Coordinator: Pastor Sheena
Contact: (320-761-8243) | Email

OSM North

During our weekend services we have something just for 5th-7th graders. A relational time where we encourage students to encounter God in a way that connects with them. OSM North meets upstairs.

When: Sundays
Coordinator: Pastor Rachel | Pastor Kyle
Contact: (320-291-0202)

Single Mom’s Ministry

Single moms are invited to join us for the 10 part fall session. We will be having topic nights with social nights mixed in. It will be a time to get to know other single moms, connect, gain support, and learn/grow. Wednesday’s from 6:30 pm -7:30 pm starting Sept 14th at Pine Meadow Elementary (Kids Splash Location).

* Please note that childcare for infant to K is unavailable at this time.

When: Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
Coordinator: Amanda Jaeger
Contact: (320-267-2532) | Email

Monday Night Bible Study – Woman’s Life Group

Come together as women Monday nights. As iron sharpens iron we sharpen each other through studying the bible and discussing the application to our lives today. Join us every Monday or every Monday you can.

When: Every Other Monday @ 6:30pm
Coordinator: Debbie Haus
Contact: (320-237-0340) | Email

Refuge Women’s Ministry

Nights and events that provide a place for women to connect with God, others, and herself. Refuge will be having a spring event, be sure to check the Waters Church App for updates. Like Refuge Women on Facebook!

Coordinator: Jaime Janetis
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Holy Yoga

You’re invited to experience a time of worship, community and movement through a Christ-centered yoga practice. It is an opportunity to take time to love, nature, accept, heal and grow ourselves in His word and in His spirit. All levels from beginners to advanced yoga practitioners are welcome! Please bring a mat, water and your Bible. (16 and older with parent permission.)

When: Thursdays @ 5:30 pm
Coordinator: Sarah Dimond
Contact: (320-241-2872) | Email

Crafty Crew

Need a creative night out? Have projects that you want to finally complete? Any craft or project can be worked on whether you scrapbook, have photos to organize, want to attempt a pinterest project, etc. A monthly craft will be available to participate in if you are just wanting to come and fellowship with others without much planning.

When: 3rd Friday of the month from 5-11 pm
Coordinator: Abby Olson & Becky Kirk
Contact: (763-218-5450) | Email


Honor Bound Men’s Group

Climbing a mountain alone is a difficult and dangerous idea. To get to the top you need to be connected with others for safety and support. Join us as we journey to see what Godly manhood really means in our lives.

When: Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
Coordinator: John Morris
Contact: (815-985-6502) | Email

Destination Burger

Join us on a manly quest to find the “Best” burger in Central MN! Each month we will check out a new place! Great burgers…great guys…great fun! If lack of money is holding you back, contact Pastor Doug because we want no man deprived of BEEF!

When: Monthly
Coordinator: Pastor Doug
Contact: (320-291-0202) | Email