A Network of Community Groups for Ages 18-29 in the North Georgia Region.


College-Age Community Groups in the North GA Region

Community Groups

Community groups are the heartbeat behind this community. Each group meets once a week in a home, on a college campus, or at a local cafe/coffee shop. These groups include: discussions about spirituality, studying God’s word, serving opportunities, discipleship, and social events.

Groups Include: (Off campus groups resume the week of Jan. 7th, 2019)

  • GATHER Gainesville – Mon. @ 7:30pm at Midland Station. For students in town, at Brenau and UNG Gainesville.
  • GATHER UNG –  Tues. @ 7:00pm in Dahlonega in Sherman Green apts.
  • GATHER Downtown – Wednesday, 8:00pm at the Williams House. For those working and/or out of college.
  • Brenau Bible Study – Thursdays @ 12:45 in Archives room of the Trustee campus library.
  • GATHER Lakewood  – Sunday’s @ 9:30am in Lakewood fellowship hall.



Community Groups Coming Together as One

What are Gatherings?

Gatherings occur a couple times a semester with all our Community Groups coming together as one church body to praise and worship the Lord. For more info on location and details of these Gathering’s contact Mark at: mthomas@lakewoodlife.org

Spring Gatherings: 

  • Feb. 8-9th – Girls Retreat @ The Retreat @ Long Mtn. (More info under events.)
  • Feb. 19th – Worship Night @ Lakewood at 7pm in the Lodge.
  • April 16th – GATHER WARS 7pm in The Lodge- (More info under events.)



Serving Our Local Community

Where can your community group serve?

Each group takes part in local mission opportunities that their community groups do together. To get involved in these mission opportunities, check out our community groups.

Mission Trips:

Croatia Mission Trip March 8-17th. We have our trip to Croatia in March! This trip consists of sharing the Gospel with Croatian college students on their campuses. For more information on this Mission Trip for 2019 contact Jim Lee or Mark Thomas.

New Orleans Mission Trip – May 31st-June 4th. More info coming soon!

Group Mission: Each group participates in serving in their community to show and reveal the love the God. Join a community group to also take part in serving together!



Upcoming Gather Events


Spring Schedule:

  • Feb. 8-9 – Girls Retreat, @ Retreat at Long Mtn. Price: $40. A quiet time retreat focused on how Worthy our savior is of praise! Click HERE to register.
  • March 1-3 – DNOW 2019, help volunteer and serve our Lakewood Student Ministry.
  • April 16th – GATHER WARS, each group will participate in challenges that test their group strength.

Summer Schedule:

  • July 25-29th – Beach Retreat @ St. Augustine. Spots Limited! Register HERE.