How Do I Meet People?

Gateway Christian Church is not a place for spectators. It is a place for team members. Whether you are a five-year old child, a ninety-five year old grandmother, a busy mom, or a businessman with big responsibilities, we want you to be a part of our vibrant church community. Here is how you can learn, serve, and grow at Gateway Christian Church. Below you can find our list of current groups to connect in. Click here to see opportunities to engage by serving.

LIFE GROUPS will begin again the week of September 10th

Group 1 Sunday 9:00AM:  Youth 6-10th Grades
@ Church 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park
Leader: Corey Foster 585-2808
Group 2 Monday 7:00PM:  Life Group
@ Phil Jennings Home, Rohnert Park
Leader: Phil Jennings – 585-2667
Group 3 Tuesday 6:30 – 8:15PMSTARTING 8/29/17 Financial Peace University
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park
Leader:  Christal Barquero 486-2560
Cost:  $102.30 per family – Lifetime Membership
Group 4 Tuesday 7:00PM:  Women’s Group
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park
Leader: Marilyn Elliott – 795-8529 & Roberta Wood 795-9406
Group 5 Wednesday 7:00AM:  Men’s Life Group
@ Honey Badger Cafe Rohnert Park
Leader:  John Lewis 477-2497
Group 6 Wednesday 10:00AM:  Women’s Life Group
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park
Leader: Sharron Olson – 664-8300 Kim Perry
Group 7 Wednesday 7:00PM:  Youth Group
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park

Leader:  Colton Jansen 925-783-9679

 Group 8 Wednesday 7:00PM: Life Group         
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park
Leader: Phil Jennings 585-2667 & Mandi Foster
Group 9 Wednesday 7:00PM: Life Group
@ Judy Ogne Home Santa Rosa

Leader: Randy Watson 585-2667 

Group 10 Thursday 7:00PM:  Life Group 
@ Jim Pekkains Home Rohnert Park

 Leader: Jim Pekkain 584-5984

Group 11 Thursday 7:00PM:  Scrapbooking Bible Study
@ 3319 Canyons Ave Santa Rosa

 Leader: Marcy Pacino 318-2365

Group 12 Thursday 8:00PM:  Young Adult Life Group 
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park

 Leader:  Colton Jansen  – 925-783-9679

Group 13 Friday 7:00PM:  Prayer Meeting 
@ Church Office 311 Professional Center Drive Rohnert Park

 Leader: Phil & Cindy Wadsworth – 588-8407


Action Groups Meeting this Summer

Leader: Phil & Cindy Wadsworth
What: Feeney Farkle Food & Fun
Where: Wadsworth home – 30 Feeney Dr. RP
When: 3rd Saturday June 17, July 21 & August 18
From: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Contact Info: 707-588-8407 or
Leader: Jim Pekkain
What: Golf
Where: Foxtail Golf Course
When: Noon June 17, July 22 & Aug 19
Cost: Green fees
Contact Info: 707-584-5984 or
Leader: Marcy Pacino
What: Scrapbooking and Beading
Where: Marcy’s House
When: 10:00 AM Wednesdays & Thursdays
Contact Info: 707-318-2365
Leader: Pat Whittemore
What: Making Necklaces & Earrings
Where: Pat’s House 2130 Pebblewood Ct. Santa Rosa
When: 2:00 – 4:00 PM 2nd Saturday of June, July, August
Cost: Materials
Contact Info: 579-7929 or
Leaders: Lou Lacson
What: Cycling Group
Where: Meeting Wal Mart Parking Lot
When: 3rd Saturday June 17, July 15, August 19
Time: 9:00AM
All Ages Welcome
Contact Info: Lou 707-303-7288 or
Leaders: Judy Baldwin
What: Country Heat – Country Line Dancing Workout
When: Saturday’s June 10, 17, 24 @ 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Gateway Christian Church
Cost: $5 per lesson
Heather Parling, certified instructor
Contact: Judy Baldwin 586-0453
Leader: Mario Mitchell
What: Basketball
When: 4th Saturday @ 2:00 PM
Where: Saturday June 24th @ M-Section, Saturday July 22nd R-Section, Saturday August 26 S-Section
Contact Info: 800-7082 or
Everyone Welcome to play
Leader: Bridget Drain
What: Coffee and Fellowship
Where: Peet’s Coffee 7764 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati
When: 2:00 PM June 25, July 23, August 20
Contact Info: 527-6609 or
Leader: Carla Jacobs
What: Coffee & Fellowship
Where: Starbucks 6277 Commerce Blvd. Rohnert Park
When: Wednesday’s @ 3:00 PM
Contact Info: Carla 795-0806
Leader: Heather Lewis
What: Heather’s Hunt for bargains – Garage Sales, Thrift Stores
Where: Meet at Gateway Parking lot to go together
When: 8:00 Am 4th Saturday June 24, July 22, August 26
Contact Info: 477-3521 or
Leader: Mary Grace Semisch
What: Potluck Picnic
Where: Mary Grace’s backyard 75 Toyon Ct. Rohnert Park
When: 2:00 PM Second Sunday June 11, July 9, August 13
Contact: 650-726-1803
Leader: Teresa Taylor-King
What: Welcome Walking
Where: 6427 Sequoia St. Rohnert Park
When: Wednesday’s at 5:30 PM
Contact: 586-9579 or
Leader: Christal Barquero & Jenny Brokaw
What: Discovering the North Bay Area through Photography
When/Where: June 17 – Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, Castle Winery
July 8 – River Tubing at Russian River
August 19 – Lighthouse in Point Reyes
Contact Info: 707-588-5655 or
Anyone Welcome – All Ages
Leader: Rick Knottenbelt – Help Action Group
When: Saturday June 10th (4 hour – TBD)
Saturday July 10th (4 hour – TBD)
Saturday August 12th (4 hours – TBD)
What: Working in groups of 5 or more we will be blessing people in our Church Family with various living space improvements. The CREW leadership team will gather information about the cur-rent needs of families of one or more people and develop a plan to do what is needed and can be done in the 4 hours allocated.