Lifegroups

Winter/Spring Life Group registration begins January 14
 

life groups for all adults

Life with Jesus: Book 1

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.

Sundays 8:45 – 10 AM, February 5 – March 26

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, February 5 – March 26

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 9 - March 30

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Real life

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

Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, February 8 - March 22

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Message Deep dive

Dive deeper into Northbrook's weekly message, engage in community, and spend time in prayer. One of Northbrook's core values is taking next steps in our faith—let's learn how to do that together!

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 8 – April 26

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The Deeper Journey

If the goal of the Christian journey is Christlikeness, we must reckon with unhealthy ways that we root our sense of being in things other than God. Join us as we embrace that journey together. Discover your true self, and find a greater love for others and compassion for the world.

Sundays 8:45 – 10 AM, March 12 – April 30

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The Early Church
Becoming a Light in the Darkness

Discover the passion and commitment early believers displayed as they claimed Jesus in the face of fierce consequences and powerful adversaries.

Sundays 8:45 – 10 AM, February 5 – March 12

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Heaven

Have you ever wondered what Heaven is really going to be like? Grasping what the Bible teaches about Heaven will shift your center of gravity and radically alter your approach to this life.

Tuesdays 6 - 7:30 PM, March 7 – April 18

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the chosen: Season 2

Come watch Season 2 of the groundbreaking new television series, The Chosen. This LifeGroup works in tandem with each episode of the show, bringing the Old and New Testaments to life in an approachable and conversational way.

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, Feb. 8 – April 5 (at Northbrook)

OR

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Feb. 7 – April 4 (Germantown home group)

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loving our neighbors

Join us and our partner church as we learn together what it biblically means to love our neighbor as Christ has loved us. Regardless of where people live, how they think, what they look like, or how they vote, we have a responsibility as believers to live out our love for one another.

Wednesdays 6 – 7:30 PM, February 8 – March 15 (meets online via Zoom)

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The Life You've Always Wanted

What does true spiritual life look like? If you suspect there's more to Christianity than what you've personally experienced, come explore a road to transformation and spiritual vigor that anyone can take, cultivating your life with Christ through the spiritual disciplines.

Wednesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 8 – March 22 (West Bend home group)

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Spiritual Warfare is Real

Satan is real, he is an actual enemy of our soul, and he is waging a real war against us. Learn how to recognize the enemy's ways and join with Jesus to fight against him.

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 7 – March 14 (West Bend home group)

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Stories Jesus Told

We all love a good story. It's why we watch Netflix, read books, or listen to a friend recounting an experience. Jesus used stories in his ministry as well, but the deeper meaning of them can sometimes be difficult to understand. Come explore the heart of the parables in Scripture.

1st & 3rd Tuesdays 7 – 8:30 PM, February 7 – April 18 (Hartford home group)

 
 
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Marriage

Relate Well

Learn the relationship skills you need to communicate well, problem-solve life's challenges and meet each other's needs. 

Sundays 8:45 - 10 AM, February 5 - April 16

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young couples

Philippians

Join this group of young couples as we do a deep dive into the Book of Philippians. Explore how to find joy through life’s ups and downs – because all things are possible through Christ. 

Sundays 8:45 - 10 AM, February 5 - April 30

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Young Adults (1829)

This group of young adults will dive into the Book of Ephesians. This is a great place to meet other young adults, while growing in your faith. 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 9 - April 27

Ephesians

parenting life groups

raising great kids

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What does it take to raise great kids? Learn how three essential ingredients (grace, truth, and time) must work together. They are allies in your most challenging and rewarding task: raising children with character that can withstand life's rigors and make the most of their potential. 

PRESCHOOLERS: For parents of children age 0-5. 

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, February 5 - March 26

SCHOOL-AGE: For parents of children age 6-12.  

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, February 5 - March 26

 

TEENAGE: For parents of children age 13–18. 

Wednesdays 7 – 8:30 PM, February 8 - April 4

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doing life with your adult children

If you have an adult child, you know that parenting doesn't stop when they reach 18. Oftentimes it gets even more complicated! Learn how to successfully navigate the toughest and most rewarding parts of parenting your grown kids.

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, February 5 - March 26

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Senior adults

Romans

How can we stand firm in our beliefs?  Prepare by understanding Christianity’s greatest truths. This study of Romans breaks difficult concepts into easy-to-comprehend bites of knowledge. We'll continue to go verse by verse through Paul’s overview of theology, in order to truly know and apply the cornerstones of the Christian faith.

Starts with large group time and breaks into small groups for Bible study.

 

Wednesdays 9:30 – 11 AM,  January 11 - May 24

 

women's life groups

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it's not supposed to be this way

Reality often ends up so very far from the life we long for. Lysa TerKeurst deeply understands daily disappointments and life-altering loss. She helps us discover that in God we can find unexpected strength as we wrestle with our faith and feelings.

Tuesdays 9 - 11 AM, February 7 - March 28

(childcare available for a fee)

OR

Wednesdays 9 - 11 AM, February 8 - March 29

ALSO

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30 PM, February 7 - March 31

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listen to my life

Listen to My Life is a visual tool to help you recognize and respond to God in the midst of your story. The maps help you CLARIFY and DISCERN how your life story impacts the way you live today and UNDERSTAND yourself in God’s larger story. View an explanatory video at onelifemaps.com

 

Wednesdays 9 - 11 AM,  February 1 - April 19
cost: $52 for Visual Map

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seamless

(Moms of Influence Bible Study)

Experience the Bible as a whole as you gain clarity and confidence in your understanding of Scripture. Discover a biblical context that reshapes and brings to life stories from the Old and New Testaments.

1st & 3rd Tuesdays 9:15 – 11:15 AM, February 7 - May 2

(childcare available for a fee)

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Moms of Influence

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

 

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 9:15 – 11:15 AM, Feb. 14 - May 23

Evening Option:

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

7 - 8:30 PM  Every other Thursday - 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 4/13, 4/27, 5/11, 5/25

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The Armor of God

The enemy's attacks are unseen and unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. Don't be caught unaware and unarmed. Dress for battle! This is an action plan for developing a personalized strategy for victory.

 

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 PM, February 8 - March 29

West Bend Home Group

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wellness Journey

Based on the teachings from The Wellness Revelation book, this group will include a devotional, discussion, and a 20-30 minute low impact workout suitable for all fitness levels. You do not need to have read the book in order to attend. This is a ‘come as you are’ group with no homework.

 

Saturdays 8 – 9:30 AM, February 4 - March 18

 

mEN's life groups

discovery bible study

Gather with other men, read scripture and discuss questions, and be ready for what God wants to teach. Study the Bible and learn to apply it to your life today. Bring your Bible!

Sundays 7:15 - 8:45 AM, February 5 - April 30

men of his word

This group will wrestle with, learn, share and grow in applying Scripture to our journey in life. Men of all ages welcome. Bring your Bible - no other book is needed.

Mondays 6:30 - 8 PM, February 6 - April 17

Meets at Bridges 120 in Hartford

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no regrets: book 2

Building Your Spiritual Muscle

Explore the spiritual disciplines God uses to train and work out His team..

 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM, February 9 - April 6

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man in the mirror

Learn from the examples of Paul and Timothy in scripture about the joys and challenges of passing our faith to the next generation.

 

Saturdays 6:30 – 8:00 AM, February 4 - April 29

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Guardrails

Traffic guardrails don't get much attention until a car hits one. And then, often it's a lifesaver. Ever wonder what it would be like to have guardrails in other areas of your life—your friendships, finances, or marriage? In this group, we will be challenged to establish personal guardrails.

 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM, February 7 - March 21

 

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 is valued. 

Every Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the chapel

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

Pizza at 6 PM on the second Tuesday each month

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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

February 2 - April 27

 

Paul and Timothy: Passing the Torch

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.

January 8 - April 30

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.

Saturdays  6:30 – 8:30 PM (Colgate home)  January 7 - April 29

Sundays  6:30 – 8:30 PM (Jackson home)  January 8 - April 30

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE