Small Groups

What: Seeing God Anew in the Old Testament.  

When: Friday night, 7 pm. 

Where: Group Bible Study Room at Church. 

Who Leads? The leader is Dr. Tim Patchett. He is a native of the Pacific Northwest and a 1982 graduate of LLUSM.  He completed a residency in Ophthalmology at LLUMC and moved to Auburn, CA in 1987.  His wife is Shari, his sons Brandan and Ryan.  When not working he enjoys music, sports, reading, birdwatching, gardening, Bible study, travel and spending time with his family.   

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What: The Gospels Bible Study, Currently studying Luke. Includes a lite meal. 

When: 6-8 pm, Wednesday

Where: Varies, at Member’s Homes

Who Leads? The leader is Reg King.  He's a retired Civil Engineer. His hobbies are designing & supervising construction of Christian schools in BELIZE. Taking groups with young people on these construction trips is always a blessing. 

Also, Reg coordinates a 6 Haitian dental team that pull 600 infected teeth each far over 20,000.
Our small group meets on Wednesday nights at 6 PM when we have a light meal.  We are studying the Luke right now. 

Contact info: Reg King,


What: Prophecies, such as Cracking the Genesis Code, Secrets Unseated

When: 5:30 pm, Tuesday

Where: Group Bible Study Room, at Church

Who Leads? The leader is Ron Zinke. Ron moved to Grass Valley forty years ago to be a Resource Mgr. for several foothill counties. He and Charlynn have seven boys, 15 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. He enjoys gardening, reading, and raising parrots and other birds. Ron’s Tuesday bible class of about 10 members and existing for 10 years just finished Cracking The Genesis Code and Secrets Unseated by Pastor Stephen Bohr. His Wednesday class of 20 years recently combined with the Thursday class (10 years) and is studying Cracking The Genesis Code. The class has15 members.