Join one of the Homebuilders Sub-Groups and get connected!

Below is a list of the sub-groups and their leaders.

Our group leaders change, from time to time, and will be updated regularly. 

Homebuilders Members Sub-Groups/Contacts

HSLDA Group Discount Coordinator
Homebuilders members receive a discount when joining or renewing with HSLDA (Homeschool Legal Defense Association).
Contact: Sarah Ark -
Meal Coodinator
Scheduling meals for those in need due to a new baby or family emergency. This allows member families to minister to other member families during challenging times.

Contact: Renee Alahuzos -
Homebuilders High School Graduation 
We offer a high school graduation tailored to our seniors for a fun and memorabe event. 

 Contact: TBD

Homebuilders Annual Banquet
We want to provide a fun, safe, and Christian environment to recognize our high school seniors. This is a formal event -for grades 9th through 12th-that includes a delicious dinner, dance instruction, fun photo opportunities and dancing. There are service opportunities for 7th and 8th grade students. Alumni are welcome to attend.

Contact: Jacqui Graydon -
Shine is a social group for Kindergarten-2nd grade. This group is for support, getting our kids together, and loving GOD! 

Contact: Alysia Watkins -
Rock is a social group for 3rd-5th grades. The vision of this group is to provide a consistent social gathering for our kids; and to help them enjoy homeschooling that much more. Having friends and doing "fun" events enhances their homeschool experience. 

Contact: Heidi Pereira - 
Gel is a social group for Middle School students (grades 6th-8th).  We learn together, play together, and serve together. 

Contact: Sarah Ark -
Alive is a social group for homeschooled high schoolers (grades 9th-12th). Our events include a progressive dinner, a costume party, bowling, game, and movie nights. Parents are involved in the planning, hosting, chaperoning, and carpooling for this group. We meet approximately once a month, from September to June, on the 3rd Friday of the month. 

Contact: Sarah Ark -
Homebuilders Yearbook
A professional looking yearbook documenting Homebuilders sub-groups, activities, classes, and families produced by our high school students.

Contact: TBD

Curriculum Sale & Swap
This is an annual event, usually held in June, to help members sell, buy, or give away educational items, books, and curriculum. 

Contact: Nicole Mendez -

Co-ops & Other Learning Communities

Local co-ops and Learning communities we partner with.
A support group for parents of children (K–12) with various learning challenges. 

Contact: Nicole Mendez -
Family Park Day
Park Day is an all ages activity, that meets monthly, at various parks in Antioch, Brentwood, and Oakley.

Contact: TBD
His Kids Co-op
A homeschool co-op whose purpose is to support homeschool families by providing opportunities to learn, fellowship, and support each other in a Christ-centered environment.

Jennifer Fuller -
Jacqui Graydon - 
Melissa Armstrong -
Homeschool Harvesters
The Homechool Harvesters grow yummy vegetables and learn about gardening at the Smith Farm (400 Diablo Road) in Brentwood. The cost is $50 per family. The group meets Friday mornings beginning when the rains stop--usually late April into early May and ends in October with a tomato fight. Families should come prepared for hard work during the hot summer with the rewards of fresh produce beginning in late June to October. Younger children need to be properly supervised (work with a parent) as this is a working farm with lots of animals and equipment.

Jenny Smith -
Lisa Bramblett - 

Other Homeschool-Friendly Groups in Our Community

High School Discipleship
Discipleship is designed for high schoolers to meet in a small group setting to promote faith, fun, and fellowship through discussion, theme nights, and games. The materials we use are designed to help arm our teens with the skills and information they need to stand for Christ in a world that is hostile to Him. Our group meets bi-monthly in Oakley.

Contact: James & Julie Froisland -

Classical Conversations
Our mission is "To know God and to make Him known" by utilizing the model of a Christian, classical education. We hold weekly classes, led by homeschool parents, for K/4 through high school. We encourage parents by building community as well as providing training. To find more information about Classical Conversations go to: 

Contact: Karen Reiss - 
Stockwell Educational Services
Remote services include:
  • Barton Reading & Spelling Tutoring 
  • IEW Classes (two a year, one for Level A and one for Level B) 
  • IEW One on One Tutoring 
  • Dyslexia Screening and Consultation
For more information and pricing please visit:

Contact: Ligia Stockwell - (925) 759-8388
Community Bible Study
Through a variety of activities such as Bible teaching, scripture memory work, crafts, music, games and more, Community Bible Study seeks to provide a nurturing environment where children can learn about Jesus' wonderful love for them. We also partner with parents, as they teach and train their children, to live out God's truths in their lives. We welcome your children to experience the love of Jesus through the caring servants in our CBS children's ministry. Our classes meet weekly during the school year.

Contact: Mary Ensign -

Love Life USA 
Love Life USA meets every Saturday February-November, a 40 week time period, for Prayer Walks in Antioch. We pray for precious unborn babies and specifically for everyone involved in abortion. Throughout the school year we offer two classes in the Spring and the Fall to High School and College Age students titled "What It Means to be a Pro-Life Christ Follower," Annually we host an All Student Led Prayer Walk the 2nd Saturday of September. Prayer Walks are Family Friendly. Students are invited to participate and volunteer throughout the 40 week time period, and/or to take classes in the Spring or Fall. There is no cost to participate. 

Contact: Sophia Gavino -
Trail Life USA 
Trail Life USA is a Christ-centered outdoor adventure, leadership, and character development ministry for boys from K through High School. Troop CA 2238 meets on the 1st-4th Tuesdays at Brentwood Bible Fellowship in Brentwood and one Saturday &/or weekend per month depending on the age group. For more information please see the Trail Life USA website at

Contact: Eric & Erika Wilcox - & 
(please email both)
Pinnacle Speech and Debate Club / Stoa
We are a homeschool speech and debate club that prepares privately homeschooled middle and high school students for competition in the Stoa homeschool league. In today's world it is important for our students to discern and speak out truth. We help students learn and practice public speaking skills in an encouraging environment. 

Contact: Edna Herink  -
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