Lifegroups

Summer Life Groups are meeting now
Sign up in September for a fall Life Group

life groups for all adults

Life With Jesus

Book 1

3 options:

Sundays

9:00 – 10:15 AM   OR

10:15 – 11:30 AM

October 3 – Nov. 21 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 7 – Dec. 2

Discussing foundational truths of life in Christ provides you the opportunity to grow - wherever you are in your faith journey. If you are interested in becoming a member of Northbrook Church, Life with Jesus is the first step.

Real Life

Wednesdays

7 – 8:30 PM

October 6 – Nov. 17

A relaxed environment, large group teaching, small group discussion and no homework is a great way to "test the water" of a LifeGroup experience.

This season we reflect on the promises of God found in scripture. We will discover how these truths can serve as our unshakeable hope in turbulent times.

This is a group you can join at any time during the season.

Register for one of the small groups:

Jen and Timn Anderson

Dann and Tracey Stadler

Jolene Reith

Network: Spiritual Gifts

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM  October 3 – November 21

Discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ. This process will help you understand who God has uniquely made you to be and guide you to a place of meaningful service.

Life With Jesus Book 2

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM

October 3 – December 19

For those who have completed Life with Jesus Book 1.

In Book 2, we will bring theology into real life by learning about spiritual practices that help us grow in our relationship with God.

Evidence that Demands a Verdict

1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM

October 5 – Dec. 21

Hartford Home group

For anyone who has ever been stumped by arguments against Christianity or the Bible - or has wondered for themselves if the Bible's depiction of Jesus is true. Join us as we explore this updated classic of Christian apologetics.

Get Your Life Back

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 5 – Nov. 16

West Bend Home Group

John Eldredge provides a practical, simple, and refreshing guide to taking your life back. By learning to practice a few wonderfully simple behaviors, we will discover how God begins to rescue us from the busyness of modern life.

 

Help My Unbelief

Sundays 9 - 10:15 AM

October 3 – Nov. 14

OR

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 7 – Nov. 18

All of us have questions about faith, but we often feel awkward or uncomfortable asking them. We assume doubt is always a bad thing. Learn more about the real relationship that God invites us into—one that has room for questions, victories, failures, and mystery.

If Money Talked

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 5 – November 2

Confused about money? Whether you have a lot or a little, are a spender or a saver, you'll find Andy Stanley's biblical insights challenging, refreshing, and extraordinarily practical.

This is a great introduction to Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (offered next season!)

Jesus: The God Who Knows Your Name

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 5 – November 16

Germantown Home group

Do you ever feel like Jesus couldn’t possibly know what you are going through? He’s the God of the universe after all! Does he really know your daily struggles? The good news is: He does.

Poverty Cure

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 6 – Nov. 17

We often ask how to alleviate poverty when a better question is "how can wealth be created so people in the developing world can unleash their God-given capacity to prosper their families and communities?" Let's rethink poverty so we can connect our good intentions and desire to help with things that actually work and are life-giving.

Promised Land

Sundays 9 – 10:15 AM

October 3 – Nov. 7

OR
Mondays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 4 – Nov. 8

Just as the time and place of our birth and life shapes our journey, so the land and culture of the Hebrew people shaped their story. Discover how God guided His people to a specific place - the Promised Land - to impact the world both in ancient times and today.

Sacred Rhythms

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

October 5 – November 16

Spiritual practices help feed the soul, keeping us open and available to God’s surprising initiative in our lives. Learn more about these time-tested practices, and how to engage in them on your own!

Sermon Deep Dive

Wednesdays 7 – 8:30

October 6 – December 8

A NEW LifeGroup focused on diving deeper into Northbrook's weekly message, engaging in community, and spending time in prayer. We are excited to bring together diverse perspectives and experiences to challenge ourselves and take next steps in our faith walk.

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YOUNG ADULTS (1829)

Summer hangout

Join us this summer as we hang out and focus on building community. Each week we will be doing something fun in the area, from volleyball to grilling out. This is a great opportunity to invite some friends and meet new people. 

2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, June 10 - August 26

(location varies)

REGISTER HERE for 1829 Life Group

1829: Fall Season

Join this group of young adults [Age 18+] as we hear from live speakers each week and then break into small groups for discussion. We will explore a range of topics relevant to our age group.

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 7 – December 2

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YOUNG couples

Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets

Every day, we face decisions that determine the direction and quality of our lives. In Better Decisions, Fewer Regrets, Andy Stanley gives us five key questions—about honesty, storytelling, tension, wisdom, and love—to ask every time we make a decision.

Sundays, 9 - 10:15 AM, October 3 – November 14

 
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Senior adults

Prophecies of the Bible

A study of the fulfilled and future prophecies in both Old and New Testaments. Learn how to discern God’s many messages and messengers as you discover what He has planned for you.

 

Wednesdays 9 – 11 AM, October 6 – December 15

Parenting

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18 Plus: Parenting your Emerging Adult

This guide will help you parent through the phase that some now call “emerging adulthood.” Whether your child has already graduated from high school or you are preparing for this transition, this study will help articulate the ways in which your child still needs you – even when it doesn’t seem like it!

  • Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 PM

  • October 6 – November 24

Parenting

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Doing Life with Your Adult Children

If you have an adult child, you know that parenting doesn’t stop when a child reaches the age of eighteen. In many ways, it gets more complicated. In this study we will discuss how to successfully navigate the toughest and most rewarding parts of parenting your grown kids. 

  • Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM

  • October 3 – November 21

Parenting

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Parenting Through the Phases

It's just a phase. Wherever you are in the parenting journey, this LifeGroup will help you discover what’s changing about your child, the six things your child needs most, and four conversations to have while they are in each phase, from birth through 18.

 

  • Sundays  10:15 – 11:30 AM

  • October 3 – November 14

Healing Life groups

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CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Biblically-Based Recovery for Adults. Get help if you're struggling with various hurts, harmful habits or hang-ups to find a turning point in your life through Jesus Christ. Confidentiality valued. 

Meets every Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the chapel

Enter at the lower east doors and come up the stairs.

On the second and fourth Tuesdays, fellowship with food starts at 6 PM..

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GRIEF SHARE

Adults who are grieving the death of someone close gain support from people who understand, want to offer comfort, and hope to encourage you during this difficult time. 

  • Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 PM

  • June 3 - August 26

REGISTER HERE for Grief Share

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

First Monday of each month, 10 - 11:30 AM

June 7, July 5, August 2

 

mEN's Fall life groups

 

Called to Act

Choose from 5 options:

1st Monday of the month 6:30 – 8 PM, begins Oct. 4

2nd Tuesday, 6:30 – 8 PM, begins Sept. 14

3rd Wednesday, 6 – 7:30 AM, begins Sept.15

3rd Thursday, 6:30 – 8 PM, begins Sept. 16

2nd Friday of the month, 6 – 7:30 AM, begins Sept. 10

Spiritual growth does not have to be overly complicated. Author Vince Miller provides a simple understanding of five core spiritual disciplines that will ignite a lifelong journey of spiritual development. Leave the ranks of the hesitant and stuck, and join a movement of men.

Man in the Mirror:
The Four Voices

Saturdays 6:30 – 8 AM

October 2 – December 18

Identify the voices competing for control of your thought-life – the “other voices” that are constantly exerting themselves to shape what you think, say and do. Learn how, with God's help, you can set your heart and mind free.

No Regrets: Book 3

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM 

October 7 – December 16

"Being the Man God Created you to be"

Learn how God defines masculinity and become the man He created you to be.

The Daniel Plan

40 Days to a Healthier Life

Sundays 7:30 – 9 AM

October 3 - December 19

OR

Thursdays 7 - 8:30 PM

October 7 – December 16

* ONLINE

Learn simple ways to incorporate healthy choices into your current lifestyle. Explore five key concepts for optimal health that promote success: faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends. These concepts encourage you to deepen your relationship with God and offer inspiration as you make positive choices each and every day.

Men's Discovery Bible Studies

Study the Bible and learn to apply it to your life today.   3 options:

Sundays 7 - 9:30 AM  October 3 – December 19 

Menomonee Falls Home Group:

Wednesdays, weekly 6:30 – 8 PM, October 6 – December 22  

 

2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6 – 7:30 AM, October 13 – January 12  (at Northbrook)

women's life groups

​2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 9:15 - 11:15 AM

October 12 – December 14

Conversation, coffee, an eclectic mix of speakers, and great discussion combine for the perfect blend of laughter and learning.  For moms of all ages!

Registration for fall season begins September 11.

Moms of Influence Evening option

This fall we are offering an in-person evening option for Moms of Influence. We'll watch a recording of the MOI speaker together, and then have group discussion.  (no childcare)

Thursdays 7 - 8:30 PM

Dates: Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec. 2, Dec. 16

Elijah

Tuesdays 9 – 11:15 AM

October 5 – Nov. 23

OR

Wednesdays 9 - 11:15 AM

October 6 - Nov. 24

Journey through the life and times of the prophet Elijah to discover how years of development prepared him for the tasks that God had planned. The bold faith you desire is being fashioned by God in your life right now. Be encouraged and learn to trust in the goodness and faithfulness of God and His purposes for your life.

 

Forgiving What You Can't Forget

Tuesdays  6:30 - 8 PM

October 5 – Nov. 16

The author shares her own deeply personal journey with forgiveness and what the Bible has to say about letting go of resentment and finding peace. You’ll learn a step-by-step plan to free yourself from hurt, disempower triggers that hijack your emotions, deal with difficult relationships, and discover life-giving freedom.

When Empty Arms become a Heavy Burden

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30  AM

October 3 – November 21

Infertility is hard, but you don't have to walk the path alone. This group provides community, encouragement and guidance from a biblical standpoint while going through infertility.

Wellness Revelation

Wednesdays 9 – 11:15 AM

October 6 – December 8

Join us for a journey to physical and spiritual wellness and "lose what weighs you down." This LifeGroup includes video teaching, small group discussion, and a workout calendar with video links to workouts you can do on your own. No workouts during meeting times. All fitness levels welcome.

student life groups

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JUNIOR HIGH LIFE GROUP

This is how to GROW!

Come weekly to learn more about how to love God and love others in everyday, real life situations. 

 

Sundays 9 –10 AM in the Student Center during the school year.

We will start meeting again September 26 through December 19

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

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SENIOR HIGH LIFE GROUPS

Meet weekly with other students who are developing a deeper faith by learning more about what the Bible teaches.

Fridays 7 – 9 PM (Menomonee Falls home)  begins September 24

Saturdays 6 – 8 PM  (Colgate home)  begins September 25

Sundays 6:30 – 8:30 PM (Jackson home)  begins September 26

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE