Our small group ministry strives to encourage all member to be a part of this wonderful way to grow in faith. We’d love to see you at one of our small group gatherings! Our small groups include three components:

Connect

Connect with one another through deep, meaningful and authentic relationships. Doing life together leads to genuinely caring and supporting each other, and understanding more of who God made us to be.

Grow

Grow in faith through intentional prayer practices, scripture reading and honest discussion around how our lives are connected to and shaped by the Gospel.

Share

Share the Gospel through actively being the hands and feet of Christ in the world together.

Study, Book, and Discussion Groups

Adult Faith Formation – Sundays 8:30-9:30 am – Upper Room – Led by Rev. Jeff Lehn

Join any Sunday for a lively discussion on the current study series.  Contact Pastor Jeff.

 

Bible Study – Every Thursday 10:00-11:00 am – Church Lounge – Led by Rev. Jeff Lehn

How does the Bible inform our daily lives?  Contact Bonne Wehrenberg for more information.

 

Book Group – 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm – Church Lounge

Members take turn leading a book discussion.  Hosted by Joyce Knauff

Fellowship and Meal Groups

Lunch Hour Loop Group – 1st Wednesday at Noon – Zoom – Hosted by Rev. Jeff Lehn

The “Loop Group” meets for fellowship, connection and prayer. We know many of us are stressed at work and could use a small group to be supported and encouraged by. You can work from anywhere to join this group – and you are always free to eat your lunch while we meet!  Contact Pastor Jeff for the Zoom link.

 

Senior Supper Club – Next gathering: Tuesday, September 20, 5:30 pm at Ridgeview Grill in Wilmette

This is a monthly dinner group that meets at Ridgeview Gill in Wilmette.  If you are an over 65 member and want to get to know others more casually, please join us!  Contact Bonnie Wehrenberg for more information.

Women’s Groups

Slowing Time for Women – Meets Monthly in member’s home or at the Church

Spirituality, Discussion, Fellowship. New joiners are always welcome!  Contact Marcia Baylin for more information.

 

Lunch Group for Women – 2nd Wednesday – Noon – Church Lounge

Each month a member takes the responsibility to lead the discussion.  Our first gathering for the program year will be on Wednesday, September 14thNancy Freeman coordinates this group.

 

Westminster Place “Spoke” – 1st Thursday 10:00-11:00 am in-person and via phone conference

The group meets in a member’s home at Westminster Place and follows a provided study guide with a discussion facilitated by Rev. Laura Sherwood. Anne Menard coordinates this group.

Men’s Groups

Men’s HourMeets year-round, Thursdays at 7 pm in Church Lounge

Men’s Hour consists of a brief group reading, a silent 5-minute meditation, and an opportunity for each attendee to share thoughts and experiences in turn. No homework or reservations are required, and drop-ins are always welcome! Contact Paul Traynor for more information.

 

Men’s CouncilSaturday mornings (8-9:30 am)* in the Wallace Moore Fellowship Center

Men’s Council meets from October – June. We gather for breakfast and then listen to an interesting program. All are welcome any Saturday. The 2022 season will kick off with a BBQ on Friday September 30. If you have questions or want to join our mail list, please contact Steve Reinhart  *1st Saturday gathering is on October 8th.

Parent Groups

Parents of High School Youth (POHSY) – Meets several times a year in member’s home or at the Church

Raising teenagers is always a challenge, and as our youth gather together to navigate their lives as Christians, their parents are also joining together to lend support to one another. If you want to learn more, reach out to Irris Boaz.

 

Weekly Parent Fellowship Groups – Please contact Rev. Laura Sherwood for more information.

Prek-4th Grade Parent Group – Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm in the Green Room during Mid-Week Meetup.

Middle and Jr. High Youth Parent Group – Sundays 8:30-9:30 am in the Church Lounge during youth classes.

Coming Soon: College Parent Fellowship