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:
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.
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 14th. Nancy 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 Hour – Meets 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 Council – Saturday 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.
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 Pastor Kara Smith-Laubenstein 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