Small Groups

At the core of our small group ministry is growing in our relationship with God and our relationship with others. Alive's Discipleship Goals are building Christ-centered communities, teaching and modeling Spiritual Growth Practices for daily life, helping people develop Biblically grounded, Kingdom perspective, and equipping people for Gospel-centered, missional living. Each Small Group strives for its members to grow in these four areas. Questions? Contact Justin.

Small groups are on break for summer, and will return in fall! Check out the Grow Wall for Summer Connect Events.

Small Group sign ups


Mentorship Programs are starting this Fall! Mentoring guarantees people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and helps them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations. Ultimately, mentoring connects a person to personal and spiritual growth and development, and social and economic opportunity.

Young Adults who were at-risk of falling off track, but who had a mentor:

  • are 55% more likely to enroll in college
  • are 78% more likely to volunteer regularly
  • 90% are interested in also becoming a mentor
  • 130% more likely to hold leadership positions

For more information on the importance of mentorships, please visit

Mentoring at Alive

Mentorship Program for all ages starting in September! If you are interested in being mentored by someone or being a mentor for someone we would love to connect you. To sign up, or for more information, contact Justin Burns at

Mentoring at JPS

Mentorship Program starting in October! We are looking for volunteers to be mentors for various middle school students at Jenison Junior High. Come on your lunch break and reach out to a student that needs someone to pour into their life. To sign up, or for more information, connect with Evan Bronkema at


BRIGHT moms is a place for moms to belong, be empowered, honored, and encouraged, its moms mentoring moms.

Wednesdays, 9:30–11:15am.

263 Church St. in Jenison.

Free Childcare provided, check-in at 9:15am.

For more information, connect with Barb Bosch at

September 18 – November 13

December 4 & 18

January 8 – March 25

April 8 – May 6