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These are places to cultivate both a relationship with God and friendships with others. It is within these small communities that men and women can build personal relationships and practice applying the gospel to their lives. Each group expects to experience Jesus Christ in its midst, enabling participants to be transformed through mutual ministry and to experience life in the family of God.

Composed of 6 to 12 people, groups meet in homes and offices throughout the city. All groups are led by trained lay leaders from our congregation who receive continued oversight and support from our pastoral staff. Groups generally meet two to four times a month for worship, Bible study, fellowship and prayer. Many groups participate in monthly service projects or social events in place of a regular meeting.

These groups provide sanctuary from the pressures and anxieties of life in the city and facilitate the formation of new friendships. Community Groups are places where we can be revitalized and strengthened as we seek to reflect the love of Jesus Christ to our fellow New Yorkers. As God made us for community, we need others to help apply the gospel to our lives. Our hope is that everyone who attends Redeemer Lincoln Square will be involved in a Community Group.

We have many groups that you are welcome to join at any time of the year.


Find a group

Click on the image below to find a Lincoln Square community group near you. You can use the filters to select a group that meets at a time/location that would be easy for you to attend regularly. Email [email protected] for further assistance.


Lead or host 

If you're interested in leading your own Community Group, or you want to open your home as a host for a Community Group, please reach out to our Pastoral Resident, Chuck, at [email protected]. He will help you navigate the next steps!


Other community groups

Moms’ Groups
There are various Moms’ Groups that meet on the West Side. Moms’ Groups exist to create an environment of prayer, worship, Bible study and connection to other moms on the West Side and Lincoln Square. We seek to find renewal in the gospel so we can effectively love and serve our families and neighbors. Groups include weekly Bible study and prayer, Moms’ Nights Out, playground dates and other special events. Childcare or children’s classes are provided. If you have questions or are interested in participating in a group, please contact [email protected].

West Side Women
West Side Women consists of two groups holding weekly gatherings at W83 Ministry Center. These meetings are open to all women from Redeemer and their friends for worship, prayer and Bible study to better know and experience God in community. The Tuesday group meets at 7:30 p.m. and the Friday group meets at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Mary Li at [email protected] about the Tuesday evening group, or Kari Jo at [email protected] about the Friday morning group.

West Side Men
All men are welcome to join us on Tuesday mornings each week at the W83 Ministry Center for coffee, bagels, community building and prayer. Our meetings are informal and no preparation is required.  For more information contact Drew Melton at [email protected]


Activity and social groups

ALL Gatherings 
Meet others and talk about what it means to be part of a deep, church family. Single or married, together we’ll learn how to best acknowledge the complexities of urban life and our relationships with one another. Email [email protected] to learn more and sign up.

Brunch Bunches 
Enjoy a meal and make new friends in the LSQ community by joining a brunch bunch! After service each Sunday, look for the signs or find a brunch team leader downstairs at coffee hour to connect with a group. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Ensemble ​
Ensemble is an arts and culture social for both professionals in the arts, and those who enjoy the arts. For the latest on monthly events and outings, email us at [email protected].

Fitness Group 
Love to exercise? Get your sweat on and burn some calories in the LSQ fitness group. Meets every other Tuesday at 7 p.m., and the group usually goes out for food afterwards. Learn more by emailing [email protected].

Social Group 
Grab a drink, a bite to eat, stay, go, or just come to say “hello.” The social group is a great place to bring friends. Meets every other Tuesday at 6p.m. in Midtown. Find out more and sign up by contacting [email protected].


Frequently asked questions

What is a Community Group?
Community Groups (CGs) are ongoing groups that welcome newcomers year-round. They are meant to be smaller communities than a normal Sunday morning service, and thus, provide a warm space to get to know new and old friends alike, and to be known for and cared for by the Redeemer LSQ pastoral staff.

There are several group choices. How should I go about picking one?
Start by choosing your congregation. At the top of the map, filter by location, time and type of group. Regular group attendance is important and beneficial for community, so try to find a group that is convenient for you. If you need further guidance, contact [email protected]

Can I visit a few different groups before deciding on one?
Yes, we understand that you may want to visit more than one group before deciding on the best one for you. We do recommend that you visit a group more than once before making a decision.

Can I be a regular group member of more than one group at a time?
Yes, you are welcome to be member of more than one group, but we have found that with the typical New Yorker’s schedule, it is often difficult to participate fully in the life of more than one group at a time.

If I haven’t heard back from a group that I contacted, what should I do?
Please contact our Pastoral Resident, Chuck, by emailing [email protected]. While our leaders do their best to contact you in a timely manner, things happen. If you have not heard back after a week, we will be happy to help contact the leader for you.

Am I allowed to join a group that is affiliated with a different congregation than mine?
While you are free to join any CG that is convenient for you, we highly recommend joining a CG that is affiliated with your congregation. Instead of seeing the members of your group just once a week at CG, you will see them again at church, making a large church feel smaller.

What does the “Affiliate church” option on the find a group map mean?
This will filter for groups that are not sponsored by Redeemer Presbyterian Church. These groups are led and hosted by members associated with one of our affiliate churches, and they welcome Redeemer attenders in their area to attend.

"Community groups are places of warmth and support, where new friendships are created and old friendships are deepened, where we are known for and cared for, and where we can seek the flourishing of this great city."