CORE Men's Video-based group
What: Join film-maker Jesse for this 12-week group discussion of ten video stories of men who are living out their faith in courageous ways, then discuss how this relates to our lives and faith journey. Every few weeks we'll also have a manly outing, like axe throwing.
When: Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:30pm.
Where: Park Ridge at the Macahon's home.
Led by: Jesse Oxford
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)
Where: Norwood Park, at the Ferrier's home.
Led by: Zach & Megan Ferrier
WOMEN'S CARE GROUP: Reading through "Hearts of Fire"
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 read through the book "Hearts of Fire" by the Voice of the Martyrs..
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/Knitting & 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. On the 1st Saturday we do sewing projects; On the 3rd Saturday we do crochet/knitting (while the sewers continue working on their sewing projects). So, sewers and knitters come to both 1st and 3rd meetings.
When: Saturdays (1st & 3rd of the month) from 9:30AM-12 Noon
Where: Windy City church building, lower level in Fellowship Hall
Led by: Wanda Boblett. Email Wanda for details on supplies needed or to RSVP.
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.
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
SATURDAY NIGHT COUPLES' GROUP (on break; will resume in Fall 2018)
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: On break; will resume in Fall 2018
Where: Park Ridge at the Macahon's home.
Led by: Dan & Tammy Macahon
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 meeting (or walk, if it's nice weather) 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).
Where: In fall/winter we meet downstairs in the Fellowship Hall; In spring/summer we meet on the front steps of the church.
Led by: Michael Shope