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Life is better together. And as followers of Christ, we have a unique role in connecting with and encouraging other believers. Every church has its own unique term for small groups. At Bethany Ballard, they're known as Gatherings. Gatherings are where we connect with others so that we can deepen in our life with God. They are places of love and belonging. They are a place where we learn to embody our faith together.

New gatherings form as needed and can be grouped around stage of life, schedule availability, topic, etc. Typically, gatherings have anywhere from 8 to 12 people and meet online or in-person.

If you are interested in leading a Gathering, let us know!

Group Finder

Beach Volleyball HangoutCasual pick up volleyball and light food/drinks at Golden Gardens as a time to get to know other post-college, early career and beyond folks.Tuesday at 6:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Blue House GatheringWe’re a group of 20s-40s, doing life together as a small group, online.Thursday at 7:00 PMBallardNo childcare
Briarcrest: Shuel GroupThis group led by seasoned leaders Emily and Brad is intended to be combined worship and prayer time.Thursday at 7:30 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Christina Ko GroupEvery Week | In-Person | West Seattle | We will be studying various books of the Bible throughout the year with questions and discussion.Tuesday at 6:30 PMWest SeattleNo childcare
DIY Fix It GroupLet's get together to repair things for others and/or ourselves to keep things out of landfills such as electronics, small appliances, toys, lamps, furniture, etc. Day, time and location can be flexible.Sunday at 2:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Downtown: Men of the Word GroupLed by Scott Tinker and Andrew Hou, this men's only group meets early Tuesday morning to fit around what used to be downtown commuter's work days.Tuesday at 6:30 AMGreen LakeNo childcare
Eastside Small GroupA community group for ES attendees to grow together.Monday at 7:00 PMEastsideNo childcare
First FridayEvery first Friday of the month, all 6–12th graders are welcome to join an online youth group.Friday at 7:00 PMNortheastNo childcare
Grace & Mark Stewart - Alpha GroupEvery Other Week (Oct - Jan) | Online & In-Person | West Seattle | This will be a mix of in-person and virtual meetings. We will be doing the “Alpha" Study together. This is great for anybody wanting to dig further in their faith and especially wonderful for those new or checking out the Christian faith.Wednesday at 7:00 PMWest SeattleNo childcare
Green Lake: Worthen-Dreon GroupLed by Nate Dreon and Taylor and Daniel Worthen, this Green Lake group meets weekly on Monday's to discuss the week's sermon.Monday at 6:30 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Guys on TapGuys on Tap is a chance for men from Bethany Ballard to get together at a local brewery, sample taps, and relax.Tuesday at 7:00 PMBallardNo childcare
Holy StrollersCome join up with fellow moms who want some prayer, some conversation, and some walking! Meet at the Green Lake Seattle public theater parking lot. Sign up for more details.Monday at 9:00 AMBallardChildcare provided
Kuhn GroupA community group centered around growing in relationship with others in 20s-40s in the Ballard neighborhood. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, in person.Thursday at 7:00 PMBallardNo childcare
Mindful Identity WalksTake a silent stroll around Green Lake each week using mindfulness techniques and Identity Truths, culminating in group reflection and prayer. This will take place on Thursdays from 5:30-7pm. Please email Lauren at for information and details!Thursday at 5:30 PMGreen LakeChildren welcome
Ministry of Racial Justice & Reconciliation, Discussion GroupEvery Other Week | Online | White Center | Join the Ministry of Racial Justice and Reconciliation online discussion group to learn, grow, ask questions, and discern next steps together.Monday at 7:00 PMWest SeattleNo childcare
Monday Men of BethanyCome meet with other men that are looking to grow in their relationship with Christ and build community with other men looking for the same. Whether it is a Bible study, book study, or activity, Monday Men of Bethany looks to meet the needs of men within the Bethany community. *Meeting virtually*Monday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Newlywed Group Spring 2022 MondayGreen LakeNo childcare
North 2021 High School Hangout Sunday at 6:30 PMNorthNo childcare
Pathway Bible StudyLed by Yuhan and Layying Hou this Edmonds-based group will meet weekly for Bible study, following the Pathways Bible Study Method.Tuesday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Post College / Early Career Social GroupEnjoy a weekly outdoor experience with other young adults at Bethany with activities ranging from mini golf to hiking to outdoor movies!Wednesday at 6:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Prentice Park GroupEvery other week | In-Person | Delridge | We will meet every other week, one week will consist of a study material and the other week will be something more relational. Most likely around food!Wednesday at 7:00 PMWest SeattleNo childcare
Queen Anne Sermon Discussion GroupLed by Mari Yamamoto and Daniel McDuff, this Queen Anne group will meet for bible study and sharing. We will discuss the sermon and are interested in building community.Tuesday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeChildren welcome
SSS: Sermon Scripture StudyStart the day with discussion of the Sunday sermon and scripture and how it relates to our lives. Green LakeNo childcare
Sunday Discussion and PrayerWe meet together every Sunday to share a meal and pray for each other.Sunday at 11:00 AMBallardNo childcare
T3Tween Small GroupSunday at 10:40 AMEastsideNo childcare
Tennis GroupEvery other week: Calling all Bethany tennis players to play with others in the Seattle area. Beginners welcome - meet up time subject to change.Monday at 6:00 PMGreen LakeChildren welcome
Tuesday Bible Study & ConnectionThis is a small group to explore your faith in a fun and welcoming community while studying the Bible together. We meet every other Tuesday at 7pm at the Ballard Blue House.Tuesday at 7:00 PMBallardNo childcare
Virtual Small GroupLed by Mackenzie Throne, this virtual group will meet weekly as a space for intentional questions and community to share about what God is doing in our lives in this season.Wednesday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Viticulture EnthusiastsEvery other week: Gather to taste wines and increase our knowledge of wine types, characteristics, regions, food pairings, etc. while building friendships.Saturday at 3:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Water to Wine (North Green Lake)Led by Ryan Mayfield and Daniel & Michelle Reynolds, this group meets weekly and alternates between book & topical studies.Tuesday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare
Women's Bible Study1st & 3rd Tuesdays | Online & In Person | Highland Park | Connect with other ladies from Bethany West Seattle while studying through the Bible together.Tuesday at 6:30 PMWest SeattleNo childcare
Young Marrieds Night at Green LakeEnjoy the summer evenings and get to know other young couples at Bethany! We'll gather at Green Lake for picnics, games, paddling, etc.Wednesday at 7:00 PMGreen LakeNo childcare