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Lifegroups


Registration for fall LifeGroups is open from September 9 - 24
 

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 9:00 – 10:10 AM, Oct 1 - Nov 19

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 AM  Oct 1 - Nov 19

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, Oct 5 - Nov 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. 

Fall season:

Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, October 4 - November 29

spiritual gifts

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

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 AM, October 1 – November 19

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Israel's Mission

God gave an assignment to His people thousands of years ago: Bring "lost sheep" back into the love and safety of His kingdom. It's still our task today. In this volume of the That the World May Know series, you'll glimpse the urgency and rewards of welcoming the strangers and prodigals the Lord longs to embrace.

Sundays 9:00 – 10:10 AM, October 1 - November 5

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the me i want to be

There is a 'me' each of one of us wants to be—someone who’s kind and generous, patient, and loving. But there is a gap between the me I am and the me I want to be. Learn how to become the unique, fully alive person God intended; in your thoughts, time, relationships, and experiences.

Mondays 6:30 - 8 PM, October 2 - November 6

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a theology of the ordinary

Do you experience your life as just too ordinary? If so, that is good news! God ordains and blesses ordinary life, and Jesus as a human being declares ordinary life to be the place where we reflect to the world the love and presence of God. Come find rest and hope in this counter-cultural view of ordinary human life.

 

Alternate Sundays 9 - 10:10 AM  October 15 - December 10

(Oct 15, Oct 29, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 10)

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Hearing God

Hearing God? A daring idea, perhaps presumptuous—or even dangerous. But are we made for it? Dallas Willard provides rich spiritual insight into how we can hear God’s voice clearly and develop an intimate partnership with him in the life and work of the kingdom.

 

Thursdays 6:30 - 8 PM  October 5 - November 16

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The Chosen: Season 3

Come watch Season 3 of the groundbreaking television series, The Chosen. This LifeGroup works in tandem with each episode of the show, bringing the Gospel to life in an approachable and conversational way.

 

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 PM  October 4 - December 6

Thursdays 6:30 - 8 PM  October 5 - December 7

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Surprised by hope

Many Christians believe our future in heaven is all that really matters. But that's not what the Bible teaches. In this LifeGroup, premier Bible scholar N.T. Wright brings you inside the Scriptures to grasp the full, breathtaking hope Jesus offers the world, and its impact on your life today.

 

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM  October 3 - November 14

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The Deeper Journey

If the goal of the Christian journey is Christlikeness, then you must reckon with the unhealthy ways that you root your sense of being in things other than God. Join us as we embrace that journey together. Not only will you encounter the joy of discovering your own self, you will also find a greater love for others and compassion for the world.

 

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 M  October 1 - December 3

Adult Life Groups
Marriage/Young Couples

Marriage

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

Sundays 9:00 - 10:10 AM, October 1 - December 3

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young couples

The Prayer Course

Join this group of young couples on a journey that will help you and your community to grow and deepen your prayer life.

Sundays 9:00 - 10:10 AM, October 1 - December 3

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1829 fall lifegroup

This group of young adults (age 18+) will explore a range of topics relevant to the group. We'll hear from live speakers each week and then break into small groups for discussion.    Room C306

Thursdays 6:30 - 8 PM, October 5 - December 14 

parenting life groups

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raising boys

For parents of boys birth through 18. A comprehensive guide to parenting boys of all ages and stages. We'll learn about the development of our kids and how we can best come alongside them in their specific season. Featuring video teaching from Equip Conference speaker and nationally acclaimed child therapist David Thomas.

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 PM,  October 4 - November 1

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raising girls

For parents of girls birth through 18. A comprehensive guide for parenting girls of all ages and stages. We'll learn about the development of our kids and how we can best come alongside them in their specific season. Featuring video teaching from Equip Conference speaker and nationally acclaimed child therapist Sissy Goff.

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 AM,  October 1 - October 29

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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 10:20 - 11:30 AM,  October 1 - November 19

Parents
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Senior adults Bible Study

1 & 2 Corinthians 

In writing to his beloved church, the Apostle Paul left a Christian "how-to" guide for believers of today. Nowhere will you find more words of encouragement, advice on conflict and suffering, and knowledge about your spiritual gifts than from Paul.

Wednesdays 9:30 – 11 AM, October 4 - November 29

(come early for treats at 9 AM)

women's life groups

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he's where the joy is

Getting to Know the God of the Trinity

It's hard to know a God we don't understand, and it's hard to love a God we don't know. Come discover a beautiful, foundational view of our Triune God that will transform how you relate to Him. Understanding God's three-in-oneness and each of the Persons of God individually will lead you to deeper intimacy with God and greater joy in knowing Him!

Offered 3 times:

Tuesdays 9 - 11 AM, October 3 - December 12

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM, October 3 - December 12

Wednesdays 9 - 11 AM, October 4 - December 13

Childcare available for a fee - Tuesday mornings only

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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 

October 10 - December 12

Evening Option:

Thursday evening option features a video message of the Tuesday speaker, followed by small group discussion. (no childcare)

Thursdays 7 - 8:30 PM, Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 14

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Sacred rhythms

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!

Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:00 AM,  October 5 - November 16

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Image Restored

Are you tired of being at war with your body - and your thoughts about your body? Rich with spiritual and therapeutic insights, this LifeGroup invites us to experience healing and wellness that grounds us in God's love and builds us up in truth.

1st, 3rd, 5th Tuesdays, 9:15 – 11:15 AM,  October 3 - December 19

Childcare available for a fee.

Women's Groups
Men's Groups

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!

FALL SEASON: Sundays 7:15 - 8:45 AM, October 1 - December 17

ephesians

In a time when people struggle to find purpose and identity, Ephesians reminds us that we are first and foremost children of God - adopted into his family to live as his representatives in a hurting world. Come study this letter together and discuss the practical implications of Paul's words for us today.

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 AM, October 1 - November 12

Tuesdays  6:30 - 8 PM,  October 3 - November 14

Thursdays  6:30 - 8 PM,  October 5 - November 16

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Man in the Mirror

Reconstructing Manhood

Men are faced with many messages from modern culture about what it looks like to be successful in life, marriage, career, and so much more. This group will deconstruct these societal messages and build them back up with timeless truths from Scripture.

Saturdays 6:30 - 8 AM, October 7 - January 20

Healing Groups

Healing Life groups

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celebrate recovery

Biblically-Based Recovery for Adults. Get help with various hurts, harmful habits or hang-ups; find healing and a turning point in your life through Jesus Christ at this confidential and anonymous group.

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

Enter at the lower east doors.

Light dinner (pizza/subs) served at 6:00 on 2nd Tuesday of 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. 

Fall Season:

Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30,  October 5 - January 11

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  (Sept. - May)

Starts September 24

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)   Starts September 23

Sundays  6:30 – 8:30 PM (Jackson home)   Starts September 24

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

Student Life Groups
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