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  • Life Group Offerings /Sign Up - Fall 2017

    Trolling the Bible Together

    This Couples/Family Life Group will take a chapter by chapter approach to Bible Study starting with 1 Peter. Each meeting will take a deep dive into a chapter or  two of the Bible to learn what it has to teach us and how we can relate it to our everyday walk with Christ. We meet bi-weekly at church on Sunday's from 6:00-730 PM.

    We typically meet near the kids singing room. If you have children, and want to bring them along, they are welcome to play or do their own study there during our study times.

    Facilitators: Jeremy & Nancy Huenink


    Improving with Age

    Aging is more than growing old. What do we do to prepare for it? What do we do while it happens? What is the upside to growing older? What is my new role and  what does my new lifestyle look like? What about taking care of myself for now… and the next generation for the future? What does God say about growing older? What are my responsibilities to the church and God’s kingdom as a senior?

    A discussion style life group following the book “Improving With Age” by Jill and Stuart Briscoe. Meeting on Sunday evenings thru the fall and winter months. Group limited to ten people.

    Facilitator: John Wenig



    Our good intentions to pray must be followed by our immediate actions to pray. We need to “Just Do IT!” If you have a passion to pray for others, then this life group is for you. Come and join a time of sharing and praying.

    Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. (Galatians 6:2 NIV)

    Facilitator: Barb Wenig


    Festive Food and Fellowship

    This group is for ladies of all ages.  Let's have some fun by sharing some simple foods with different festive themes, feeding our souls with a time of devotion, and enjoying a time of fellowship through sharing and connecting.   This requires no special skills in cooking, baking or entertaining. (If you prefer to buy something that's great) We will focus mainly on appetizers and desserts .  Possible themes:  Apples, Pumpkins, Football (Packers/Badgers), Cheese and Fruit...

    Meets Wednesday 6:00-7:30 PM  (tentative)

    Co-Facilitator : Kristen Hesselink


    Adorned Book Study

    Join us to discuss the biblical mandate of women mentoring women across generations through Nancy De Moss Wolgemuth’s book,  Adorned; Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel. The group will meet weekly starting the week of September 17 and concluding by December 17. For more details about the book and discussion questions go online to

    Facilitator: Jennie Wynveen


    IF: Table Hostess or Guest

    Join us to get around the table for food and conversation based on discussion starter questions which are geared to connect us deeper to God and one another. A simple meal/coffee & dessert, etc. for a couple hours over four monthly gatherings makes this opportunity sweet & simple. Starts in October. Prayerfully consider hosting or if you aren’t feeling led to host you are encouraged to sign up as a guest.

    Facilitator: Angela Ring & Bethany Swart


    Just for Men

    This group is designed to give men the chance to connect with other men through a series of life questions, which are geared specifically for men. While the major focus will be to get men connected to each other, there will also be a spiritual focus to each session.  No homework will be required. Possible meeting times: Sunday evenings, early mornings during the week or Wednesday evenings during Bible Class. The group will meet bi-weekly starting the week of September 17. If you have questions contact Pastor Brian.

    Facilitator: Pastor Brian


    Beauty in God, Art and You

    We will explore scriptures about God's passion for beauty and the arts. Reflections of God – The Theology of Beauty will help us learn the process as we come together to paint in my studio on Lake Michigan. I will teach you the steps individually to create paintings that express your unique meaning and the mystery of leaning in and listening to the voice of our Creator God.  This will be FUN!

    No experience necessary and materials will be supplied.

    Meets every other Thursday from 12:30 – 2:30.

    Facilitator: Rita Harmeling
    If you have questions contact Rita  920-668-5034 or


    The Diverse Group

    This group is open to those of all ages and life situations. The group will study a book of the bible—to be decided by the group.

    Meets every other Sunday during the Sunday School hour. Tentative start date is Sept. 17.

    Co-Facilitators: Gary & Kay Huenink
    and Jim & Kathy Spencer
    If you have questions contact the Huenink’s or Spencers.


    The 18-29 Group

    This group for those ranging from 18-29 years old will use Lee Strobel’s book “The Case for Christ” as a launch pad to explore the various questions that people have about the Christian faith.

    Meets every other Sunday during the Sunday School hour

    Facilitator(s): TBD

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