Current Study

If you cannot make our current study we would love to have you check us out at any of the upcoming play dates, girls night out, or special events. We're on Facebook as well, simply search "SidebySide Grand Rapids" and we'll add you to our group so you can get connected!

SidebySide Grand Rapids offers two meeting times, a morning and evening group.

Side By Side AM has child care and meets on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:30
Fifth Reformed Church at 2012 Griggs St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
There is a small fee for childcare

Side By Side PM  does not offer child care and meets on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm at the home of Sarah Dickinson.  Please contact Sarah for more information. 

Books we have studied in the past
Great reads anytime! 


  • Prescription for a Doctor's Wife by Debby Reed

  • Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin

  • Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus by Lois Tverberg

  • Praying the Names of God by Ann Spangler

Spring 2018:

  • The Quest: An excursion toward intimacy with God by Beth Moore. 

  • Why I Believe by Chip Ingram

  • 1 Peter by Jen Wilkin

  • We Saved You a Seat by Lisa Jo Baker

Fall/Winter 2017:

  • Missional Motherhood by Gloria Furman.

  • You are Me Forever: Marriage in the Light of Eternity by Francis Chen.

  • Walking With God in the Desert by Ray Vanderlaan.

  • Gideon: Your Weekness, God's Strength by Priscilla Shirer 

Spring 2017: Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy

Winter 2016: Mary: Unafraid by Francine Rivers
Fall 2016:  Satisfied by Jeff Manion
Spring 2016: Ephesians - Lessons from Paul's Life and Ministry
Winter 2016:  Stormie Omartian's  Power of a Praying Wife
Fall 2015:  Linda Dillow's Calm My Anxious Heart
Spring 2015:  The book of Philippians
Winter 2015:  Nancy Lee Demoss' Choosing Gratitude 
Fall 2014:  Debby Read's Prescription for the Doctor's Wife
Spring 2014:  1 Peter
Fall/Winter 2013-2014: Ann Spangler & Lois Tverberg's Sitting At The Feet of Rabbi Jesus
Spring 2013: Russ Crosson's  The Truth About Money Lies

Winter 2013:  Debby Read's Prescription for the Doctor's Wife
Fall 2012:  Linda Dillow's Satisfy my Thirsty Soul

Spring 2012:  The book of James

Winter 2012:  Gary Thomas' Sacred Marriage

Fall 2011:  Linda Dillow's Calm My Anxious Heart

Spring 2011:  Ray VanderLaan - audio messages

Winter 2011:  David Platt's Radical