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Make NEW friends by doing what you love.

 We believe fun 
is a spiritual discipline.

Meet-ups bring people together to create meaningful friendships around the things they love. They’re hosted, from initiation to execution, by anyone at Parkview.  We see Meet-ups as a place where people are connected, meals are shared, truths are learned, cities are served... and did we mention tacos are made?

Has finding community been a challenge? Not knowing where to start can be tough, and finding community can often feel forced when you’re brand new. Meet-ups break the tension between strangers by bringing people together around something they love.

Anyone can
a meet-up

Whether it’s hiking, reading, painting, or eating tacos—anyone can host a meet-up centered on something they love doing. You can host one by yourself, with a friend, or even as a Group. Simply fill out the “HOST A MEET UP FORM”  and someone on our team will be in touch, and it will soon be listed for others to join.

Types of Meet-ups


Do you love helping kids know God's story?
Each week we have the best opportunity
to teach Jesus and have fun.


The best way to build strong community is to be on
mission together. Join others in serving the city
 through volunteering at a non-profit
or serving people in need.


Connecting with new folks is our specialty.  
We help people feel welcome and point the way
 for visitors to have a great Sunday.


Interested in reading a specific book or discussing
a specific topic?  Get to know each other
while learning together.


What are meet-ups?

Meet-ups are events hosted by people at Parkview that bring people together to create meaningful friendships around the things they love.  Whether it's hiking, reading, painting, or eating tacos, anyone can host or join a meet-up centered on something they love doing.  Hosting a meet-up is easy, whether it be a one-time thing, or recurring.

Are there any caveats about recurring meet-ups?

We want to ensure that meet-ups stay fresh and have a high level of engagement from both hosts and participants, so we require all recurring meet-ups to be renewed on our trimester schedule.  This gives our hosts an easy exit if they feel the meet-up has reached a natural end, or if their availability changes.  It also helps us be sure that no one signs up for a meet-up that has fizzled out already.
The other way to make sure that we are delivering the best experience for participants is to keep the event calendars up-to-date for each meet-up.  When a new meet-up is created we will set-up the initial event (one-off or recurring), but it is your responsibility to add events or make changes through the “Host a Meet Up Form”.  If we see that a meet-up does not have a calendar event scheduled, we will ask you to update it or consider cancelling the meet-up.

Are meet-ups planned or supervised by Parkview?

Meet-ups are independently hosted by people at Parkview.  They are external events planned and supervised by the meet-up hosts themselves, and Parkview communicates their events to our church body. To limit liability, we require background checks for meet-up hosts, as well as a Release Waiver for participants in meet-ups with potential physical danger.

What liabilities are involved in hosting a meet-up?

Meet-ups are events hosted by you, the host, so the liability for meet-up hosts is equivalent to inviting friends to participate in a private event you've organized. Participants for meet-ups with potential physical dangers complete the sixty-second Meet-up Digital Waiver which releases the host and Parkview from physical liability.

Can I receive funding for my meet-up?

In general, meet-up hosts and participants must fund the event themselves.   The only cases in which Parkview might provide funding for your meet-up is if it is service or mission oriented. Contact for more info.

What do I do if my meet-up fills up, or has too few RSVP’s?

The Meet-ups Lead should have asked you for a capacity limit to add to your event. If not, email right away so they can add it.  If not enough people RSVP’d, try reorganizing your meet-up at a later time with more notice, or try a different idea.

What if my meet-up has costs involved?

No problem! If people are okay with paying the costs, you are responsible for communicating and organizing your funding.

How will people hear about upcoming meet-ups?

As for Parkview's forms of communication, upcoming meet-ups will be occasionally shared on social media, email newsletter, or app notifications. Also, at the beginning of each month they will be announced from stage at the Sunday service.  For the most part, the general ongoing traffic to the meet-ups homepage should help give exposure to new meet-ups, as well as word of mouth and personal invitations from the host.

If I enjoy meet-ups, why should I join a Small Group?

Meet-ups help provide a space of connection around similar interests.  Small Groups are long-term, family-like communities with  regular get togethers, and are the heartbeat of Parkview.  They are followers of Jesus and their friends, learning to live like family, for the good of their city.  This is the place where discipleship, accountability, and mission happen.  Expect to make friends who feel like family, learn the joy of serving others, and take your next step in following Jesus.

I’m in a Small Group.  Why should I attend a meet-up?

Meet-ups will help you make more friends and connect with the wider church family by doing things you love together.
Many Group members appreciate the long-lasting, committed relationships they've found in their Groups, but may feel disconnected from others in their life stage, or from most of the people they see at Sunday services.
Meet-ups help fill this gap in relationship.

What about “gray area” activities that involve things like alcohol, etc?

Meet-ups communicated by Parkview should have a primary activity that is not explicitly controversial.  "Trivia Night" (at a restaurant in your city) makes sense. On the other hand,
"Let's get drinks" does not.  Because we don't know what going on behind-the-scenes in anyone's life, we can't promote public invitations to consume alcohol.