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North Ridge GROUPS

We believe people experience growth while doing life together in small groups. Relationships are meant to transform us, whether it’s in connection through community or deep exploration together. We have group options to connect you in an environment where you feel most comfortable, and we want to help you find one that’s right for you.


Please fill out the form below to let us know what you’re interested in and we will reach out to you to help you find a group that’s right for you.


Life groups

Life groups are small groups that meet on a regular basis (usually weekly) to share or study scripture or a Bible-based topic or book. Life group availability as listed below is limited, please email Pastor Nick for more information.  

    • Sundays, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Couples
      Location: Rotates between Sun Prairie and Waunakee; Led by Nick Ertz and Leiah Fundell.
      Format: Virtual, In-Person, or Combination
      Availability: Limited

    • Every other Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. | Young adult couples with kids
      Location: Bickel House, Waunakee; Led by Brent and Laura Bickel
      Format: In-Person
      Availability: Limited

    • Every other Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m. | Young adult couples without kids
      Location: Bickel House, Waunakee; Led by Brent and Laura Bickel
      Format: In-Person
      Availability: Limited

      Interested in leading an Co-Ed Life Group? Visit our Group Leadership Page for more information.
    • Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
      Location: Virtual;
      Led by Jackie Vreugdenhil.
      Format: Virtual
      Availability: Limited

    • Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.
      Location: Waunakee; 
      Led by Jan Concklin.
      Format: In-person
      Availability: Limited

    • Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.
      Location: Waunakee; 
      Led by Mandi Kosmicki and Amanda Palm.
      Format: In-person
      Availability: Limited

    • Mom's Group; Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
      Location: Waunakee; 
      Led by Shannon Jones. 
      Format: In-person 
      Availability: Closed

      Interested in leading a women's life group? Visit our Group Leadership Page for more information.
    • Sundays, 7:00 p.m.
      Location: Waunakee; Led by Aaron Wegner and Paul Bickett
      Format: In-person
      Availability: Open

    • Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
      Location Waunakee; Led by Jim Neville
      Format: In-person
      Availability: Open

    Interested in leading a Men's Life Group? Visit our Group Leadership Page for more information.

community groups

Build relationships, find support, or serve around a common interest. 


  • SATURDAYS — VIRTUAL & IN PERSON

    LED BY DEE SQUIRE

    AVAILABILITY: OPEN

    The NR Knitters group blesses people by donating hats, scarves, headbands, baby blankets, etc., to Waunakee Neighborhood Connection, Reach Out Lodi, and others in our community. The group also knits and gives prayer shawls to those experiencing major life events who would benefit from knowing others are praying.

    If you are interested in crocheting or knitting items and/or being part of this group, please contact group leader Dee Squire.


  • The Social Club is aimed at adults ages 55+ years and provides a variety of social outings throughout the year. Check out the events page for details on all upcoming events through the end of 2022: 
    • Saturday, October 15, afternoon; Fall color drive & walk at Devil’s Lake State Park
    • Saturday, November 12, Stone Croft Ministries dinner

  • VARIOUS DAYS —  IN PERSON

    LED BY ALAN LANGETEIG AND RANDEE HUBBARD

    SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

    NR Riders are a group of cycling enthusiasts from all ages and abilities coming together for 15-mile or 30-mile rides around Waunakee. 

    For ride dates and times or more information, send us an email


  • WEDNESDAYS — 6:30-8:00 p.m.


    GriefShare is a weekly support group that is led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. Through guided conversations and a community of people with the shared experience of loss, you will begin to recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

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study groups

A men's bible study on I Peter will begin on Nov. 9. The 6-week study will meet on the following dates: November 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14. 

Email Paul Bickett to sign up!




Interested in leading a group?

Head to our leader resource page to take your next steps.


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