SATURDAY NIGHT COUPLES' GROUP
Who: Couples: dating, engaged and married couples.
What: Join our group of couples who are like-minded in purpose: to deepen our trust in God and our communication in our relationships. Each week we discuss a topic from a book or one that you bring from your relationship. We’d love to have you join us!
When: Saturdays (1st & 3rd of each month). Come hungry! We usually order pizza. 6:45-9:00 PM
Starts on: Saturday, September 24th
Where: Park Ridge at the Macahon's home.
Led by: Dan & Tammy Macahon
COLLEGE & CAREER GROUP
Who: College-aged students and/or people who are early in their careers (ages 18-25).
What: Together we open the Bible and discuss our questions and how we can practically apply it to our daily lives. No Bible experience necessary! All are welcome! Bring a lunch or pick one up on your way.
When: Sundays after morning church service for lunch and discussion.
(1st and 3rd of the month)
Starts on: October 1st
Where: Norwood Park, at the Ferrier's home.
Led by: Zach & Megan Ferrier
TUESDAY NIGHT FUN & FRIENDS GROUP
Who: Anyone looking for a fun community of friends that feels like family. All are welcome including Jr High and Sr High students with their parents.
What: A twice-a-month gathering for dinner (6:30PM), musical worship (7PM), a fun activity and group discussion time on a Christian book we will choose & vote on together.
When: Tuesdays (1st & 3rd of the month) at 6:30-9:00 PM.
Where: Franklin Park at the Payne's home.
Led by: Virgil & Kathy Payne
TUESDAY NIGHT LIFE GROUP STUDYING JOHN
Who: Anyone looking for a devoted community and deep Bible teaching and discussion.
What: A community devoted to knowing each other, praying together and studying and discussing the book of John. Teaching time led by Don Fiddler.
When: Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30 PM (We plan to meet 4 weeks in a row starting Sept. 19th, then break. Then we'll decide together the frequency).
Where: Norwood Park, at the Parker’s home.
Led by: Don & Tracy Fiddler and Derek & Karen Parker
THURSDAY NIGHT STUDY & PRAYER GROUP
Who: Anyone age 18 and up interested in growing in friendship and faith.
What: A group of friends who study the Bible together (book of Joshua), then pray for each other all the while building community together. Please join us!
When: Thursdays 6:30PM - 8:30PM (weekly)
Where: In Norridge at the Bislew’s home
Led by: Jim Volpert
WOMEN'S LIFE GROUP: Studying the book of James
Who: Looking to join a group of women who have joined together for over 20 years, studying and praying for each other? The group has changed over the years and is always welcome to new faces.
What: Caring for each other as we study the book of James using N.T. Wright’s study guide.
When: Fridays (1st & 3rd) 7:30-9:30 PM.
Where: Windy City church building, lower level in the conference room.
Led by: Rita Reinhardt and Janet Thomas
Sewing/Crochet & Prayer LIFE GROUP
Who: Women and girls of the church and community who love to sew or crochet!
What: Together we’ll share a potluck breakfast, create together by sewing or crocheting, get to know each other, discuss a devotion from the book "Magnificent Prayer" by Nick Harrison and pray together.
When: Saturdays (1st & 3rd of the month) from 9:30AM-12 Noon
Starts on: October 7th (We'll begin with experienced sewers; In January we'll open the group to include beginners).
Where: Windy City church building, lower level in Fellowship Hall
Led by: Wanda Boblett
Sunday Morning PRAYER WALK GROUP
Who: Anyone who loves to pray or wants to grow in this act of faith.
What: Our small team does a prayer walk every Sunday morning before the congregation arrives.
When: 9:00am for ten minutes. (If you serve elsewhere within the church, you'll still have time to get to your serving role soon after the prayer walk).
Starts: Ongoing every Sunday.
Where: In good weather we meet on the front steps of the church; bad weather we’ll meet just inside the front church doors.
Led by: Michael Shope