life groups

EXPERIENCING LIFE TOGETHER

DOING LIFE WITH EACH OTHER

BRINGING LIFE TO COMMUNITIES

 

Life Groups are at the heart of discipleship at BEC.

If you want to be part of the BEC family, and connect more fully with God and others, join a Life Group!

ALLSORTS LIFE GROUP

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Ellie Hicks and Anthony Evans
Weekly on Wednesday
7.00pm
In person

We are a group of adults aged 40-65+ and includes those who have not made a profession of faith, but are on a journey with the rest of us. We are about discipleship, fellowship and outreach. Our ethos for outreach involves allowing people to feel they belong to the group through inclusion in all activities, as we travel with them on their journey to faith. Initial connections are made through personal friendships and through those of us who volunteer at Mosaic. We regularly have a meal together before the start of the weekly meeting as well as socials throughout the year.

BAXTER LIFE GROUP

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Ryan Baxter
Weekly on Wednesday
Evening
Bilton/Overslade area of Rugby

We are a group of young adults meeting weekly to pray, worship, study and socialise. We have half-termly socials featuring various activities.

BFG LIFE GROUP

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Liz Dernie
Weekly on Thursday
8.00pm
Coton Meadows area of Rugby

We are a group in our 30's-60's from mixed cultures and ethnically diverse. We have all been at BEC less than 5 years. We enjoy Bible study, prayer and worship together and want to use hospitality to reach out to others.

COCKBURN LIFE GROUP

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Michelle Cockburn
Wednesdays
Evening
Bilton & Dunchurch area of Rugby

We are a group of adults aged between 20-70+ who are getting to know one another, and looking to discover what God's purpose for us is as individuals and as a group.

GIBSON LIFE GROUP

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Mark and Cheryl Gibson
Wednesdays
8.00pm
Bilton area of Rugby

We have a lovely diverse group of people in our Life Group of around 15 people. We focus on living and sharing life together with whatever God has in plan for us. We have a wide range of backgrounds in terms of church and where we are at with our relationship with God, but we have similar interests in terms of enjoying the outdoors, either through gentle hikes, riding bikes or serious sports alike! We also have been known to play a board game or two and enjoy sharing food together. We are still listening to God about the specific missional focus of our group but for now we have our 'front-lines' as our focus. We look at how we get to show and share our love for Jesus and his people to those we encounter on our front-lines. This is both in terms of helping each other be prepared, encouraging one another and praying together about specific situations and people Jesus has placed in our lives, be it the people we meet at the school gates, at work, at our various other clubs or groups, or neighbours.

HIGHEST BIDDERS LIFE GROUP

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Dave & Nicky Andrews
Wednesdays
7.30pm
Bilton area of Rugby

Our group operates on a very collaborative basis, primarily focussing on the Bible's teaching and encouragement and is blessed with mature, capable and thoughtful members. We support the Angel Tree project to maintain links between prisoners and their families. We are actively involved in the BEC Woodlands project.

IRESON/DOUSE LIFE GROUP

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Candi Ireson and Helen Douse
Wednesdays
8.00pm
Cawston area of Rugby

We are a "middling" in terms of age! Our Wednesdays are mostly study, worship and prayer characterised by honest sharing with the odd meal thrown in for good measure. Our missional focus is the Cawston estate where we get involved with our neighbours and other activities.

SMYTH LIFE GROUP

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Fred & Rachel Smyth
Wednesdays
7.30pm
Various homes around Rugby

We are a group of people aged 60+. We meet for Bible study, prayer and are actively involved with Kilsby Messy Church, Rugby Foodbank, Toddler group and Torch Trust.

MULAR LIFE GROUP

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Wally & Sue Mular
Weekly on Tuesday
10.00am
Woodlands area of Rugby

We are mainly retired people who enjoy conversational Bible study followed by informal discussion over refreshments. We have an open invitation to our neighbours and friends.

URWIN LIFE GROUP

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Mike & Joyce Urwin
Bi-weekly on Wednesday
8.00pm
Bilton area of Rugby

We are a group of people aged 55+, the majority being pensioners. We enjoy Bible study, prayer and worship together.

LEGGE LIFE GROUP

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Chris Legge
Bi-weekly on Wednesday
2.00pm
Homes around Rugby

We are 60+ in age (and a little deaf and decrepit around the edges!). We enjoy Bible study, share testimonies, use CD's to worship and have open times of prayer. Almost all of our group attend Monday Club and use this as their missional focus. Some also support the BEC Woodlands prayer & praise services.

AUTHERSON LIFE GROUP

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Alison Autherson & Colin Stronach
Weekly on Wednesday
Evening
Mix of online and in person

We are a group of people in our 30's-60's. We meet for Bible study, prayer and meals. Our missional focus is the Bilton neighbourhood.

WYATT LIFE GROUP

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Mike & Kate Wyatt
Wednesdays
7.30pm
Bilton area of Rugby

We are a group of adults aged between 30-70+. We have a specific focus working in the Admirals community using activities to meet people. We study the Bible, pray and worship together and are in a cluster with 1 other Life Group.

BROWN LIFE GROUP

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Mike & Anne Brown
Weekly on Wednesday
7.30pm
Long Lawford area of Rugby

Our Life Group started following a Christianity Explored course. We are all middle aged and love to explore the Bible, worship and pray together. We are still getting to know one another and therefore still exploring our missional purpose.

COTTINGHAM LIFE GROUP

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Helen Cottingham
Weekly on Tuesday
Evening
The BEC Centre, Bilton

Making church more accessible for people on the fringes of church, including those who are deaf.

BOSWORTH LIFE GROUP

Bible Lesson
Garry Bosworth
Tuesdays (except school holidays)
8.00pm
Various homes around Rugby

We are a group that loves and supports one another with the aim of making disciples that make disciples.

HOPE LIFE GROUP

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Dean & Caroline Taylor
Bi-weekly on Wednesday
8.00pm
Various homes, mainly Lutterworth

We are a group of adults who meet to support the work of HOPE. 

HOPE is an organisation that is a catalyst for local mission in villages, towns and cities using words and actions to make Jesus known.

NEWTON LIFE GROUP

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Mike & Karon Newton
Wednesdays
7.30pm
Various homes around Rugby

We are a group who meet on Wednesday evenings each month to pray, worship, and do life together. We have a heart to reach the various communities we are involved in.

SWAFFIELD LIFE GROUP

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David & Karen Swaffield
Wednesdays
Evening
Rugby Town Centre

We are adults in our 20's - 60's. The group has a strong prayer focus, and we support individuals in their personal outreach.

MANSELL LIFE GROUP

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Mark & Diana Mansell
Tuesdays
8.00pm
Various homes around Rugby

We start our meeting with a coffee followed by Bible study and prayer for one another around the activities/mission fields we are involved in.

SOUL KEEPING LIFE GROUP

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Peter & Georgina Newton and
Abi Shotade
Weekly on Tuesday
7.45pm
Hillmorton/Houlton Area

A newly formed Life Group meeting online and occasionally in-person.