GROUPS

Joining a Group is one of the best ways to meet others, have great conversation and build friendships. Windy City offers a wide range of groups to help you get connected with some great people and to help you grow in your faith. 

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  • women

    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  (Meets now through June 15, 2018, then off until September)

    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.

    View pictures from our group by clicking here.


  • PRAYER TEAM/WALK

    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


  • MEN

    CORE Men's Video-based group (On break for the season)

    Who: Men

    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. 

    Watch the trailer to the video series here

    When: Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:30pm. 

    Note: This group is currently on break.

    Where: Park Ridge at the Macahon's home.

    Led by: Jesse Oxford

  • young adultS (18-25)

    COLLEGE & CAREER GROUP  (on break; will resume in Fall 2018)

    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

  • LIFE GROUPS

    TUESDAY NIGHT FUN & FRIENDS GROUP  (on break; will resume in Fall 2018)

    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.

    Note: This group is on summer break.

    Where: Franklin Park at the Payne's home.

    Led by: Virgil & Kathy Payne


    TUESDAY NIGHT LIFE GROUP STUDYING JOHN (on break; will resume in Fall 2018)

    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

    Note: This group is on summer break.

    Where: Norwood Park, at the Parker’s home.

    Led by: Don & Tracy Fiddler and Derek & Karen Parker

    Email Tracy with questions or to join!


    THURSDAY NIGHT STUDY & PRAYER GROUP (on break; will resume in Fall 2018)

    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)

    Note: This group is on summer break.

    Where: In Norridge at the Bislew’s home

    Led by: Jim Volpert

  • COUPLES

    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