Lifegroups

fall life groups

Registration is now open 

In-person and online groups are offered

Read more details in the sections below and in the nbLIFE magazine

view online or pick up a copy at the church

 

Healing Life groups

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. 

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

Click here for information and guidelines for our meetings at Northbrook.

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 at Northbrook 

  • October 1 – January 14

  • Leaders: Dean and Susie Goneau

DIVORCE CARE

Support in a group setting for adults who are separated or divorced. Experienced leaders understand and care about you. Work toward recovering from the pain and rebuilding your life.

  • Mondays 6:30 – 8:30 PM at Northbrook 

  • October 5 – December 28 (13 weeks)

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, 7 – 8:30  October 5, November 2, December 7

 

life groups for all adults

LIFE WITH JESUS

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.

Offered this fall at 3 times:

  • Sundays 9 - 10:15 AM, October 4 - November 22

  • Sundays 10:15 - 11:30 AM, October 4 - November 22

  • Mondays 6:30 - 8 PM, October 5 - November 23

REAL LIFE

A relaxed environment, large group teaching, small group discussion and no homework.  This fall we'll discuss "Get Your Life Back," learning to implement practices that will enable us to focus on what matters most.

  • Wednesdays 7 – 8:30 PM at Northbrook 

  • October 7 - November 18

  • Real Life will be meeting in the chapel

DEFINED

Scripture teaches that we're all made in the image of God.  We don't define ourselves; the Creator does.  This study reveals biblical answers to foundational questions of identity so that you can discover all God has called you to be. 

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 8 – December 3

Leaders: Carsten and Kelly Fehr

SPIRITUAL GIFTS: NETWORK

Discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and your passions. Learn to fulfill your unique calling as this study seeks to put the right people in the right places at the right time.

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, October 4 - November 15

Leader: Bruce Goranson

THE NEW TESTAMENT YOU NEVER KNEW

Take a tour of the story behind the story. Discover things you never knew about Jesus’ baptism and journey into the wilderness, the meaning behind his parables and miracles, the significance of his death and resurrection, the  expansion of the early church, and how the transforming mission of Jesus can still turn the world upside down today.

 

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, October 4 - December 6

(meeting online)  Leader: Todd Taylor

IF MONEY TALKED

If you invited money to pull up a chair and give you its best advice, you might be surprised that what it would say is pretty close to what Jesus did say two thousand years ago. Whether you have a lot or a little, are a spender or a saver, you'll find Andy's insights challenging, refreshing, and extraordinarily practical. 

Sundays 9 – 10:15 AM, October 4 – November 1

Leader: Pete Anderson

WHO IS THIS MAN?

Jesus' impact on the world is immense. This study illustrates how Jesus’ influence has swept over history, bringing his inspiration to the evolution of art, science, government and education. See how his vision for us to lead lives of dignity, compassion, forgiveness, and hope continues to inspire and challenge humanity today.

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, October 4 – November 8

YOU'LL GET THROUGH THIS

We wonder: Will this gray sky ever brighten? This load ever lighten? This study offers refreshing assurance. God doesn't promise that getting through trials will be quick or painless.Take courage that God will restore even the most painful circumstances and use them for good.

 

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 6 – November 10

(meeting online) Leaders: Gary and Tara Tess

THE REASON FOR GOD

Using literature, philosophy, and Scripture, Tim Keller and a panel of individuals from different backgrounds explore the truth of Christianity. Dig deeper into objections to the Christian faith, learn about both sides of the issues, and engage those questions in ways that will spark an honest, enriching, and humbling dialogue. 

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 PM, October 6 – December 15

Hartford home group, Leaders: Tom and Emily Utschig

FINDING QUIET

Join us as we discuss the challenges of depression and anxiety as people of faith.  We'll read about the author's own story of overcoming anxiety and the practices that brought him peace.

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

POVERTY CURE

We often ask how to alleviate poverty. But the real question is, how do we create wealth? How do people in the developing world create prosperity for their families and communities? It is time to rethink poverty and unleash the creative potential that fills the developing world.

Mondays, 6:30 – 8 PM, September 28 – November 9

(Meeting Online)  Leader: Shannon Thomson

 

Leaders

Boundaries for Leaders

This study gives leaders the tools and techniques they need to achieve the performance they desire in their organizations and in themselves. Learn seven leadership boundaries that set the stage, tone and culture for a results-driven organization.

Mondays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 5 – December 7

Leader: Bruce Goranson

Marriage

The Marriage Toolbox

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

Sundays, 9 – 10:15 AM, October 4 – November 22

Leaders: Chris and Deanna Cagle

Family

When Empty Arms Become A Heavy Burden

Infertility is hard, but you don’t have to walk the path alone. This group will provide community, encouragement and guidance from a biblical standpoint to help you work through infertility.

Sundays 10:15 – 11:30 AM, October 4 – November 22

Leader: Kelli Dexter

Next Gen

Parenting Your New Baby

For the parents of newborn children (0-1 years old). With the help of a guided journal, celebrate the start of your new role, discuss the joys and challenges of the parenting journey so far, and connect with other parents as we all try to make the most of this phase.

Sundays, 9 – 10:15 AM, October 4 – November 22

Leader: Kim Anderson

Next GEn

18 Plus: Parenting your Emerging Adult

Eighteen Plus is a guide to 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 7 – December 2

Leaders: John and Jill Peterson

Next Gen

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. We will discuss how to successfully navigate the toughest and most rewarding parts of parenting your grown kids.

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 PM,  October 6 – November 24

(Meeting Online)  Leaders: Dennis and Julie Krause

YOUNG COUPLES

Surprised by Hope

In six transforming, faith-inspiring sessions, premiere biblical scholar N. T. Wright opens your eyes to the amazing full scope of what God's Word has to say about the world to come and the world that is.​

Sundays, 9 – 10:15 AM, October 4 – November 22

Leader: Taylor Klopatek

YOUNG ADULTS

1829 Young Adults Life Group

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

Thursdays 7 – 8:30 PM, October 1 – November 19

Leaders: Taylor Klopatek, Samuel Osterberg

SENIOR ADULTS

Book of Psalms / The Life of Christ

Be inspired, be informed –– The "Smart guides" will help you understand the Bible. Choose from Old Testament: The Book of Psalms, or New Testament: The Life of Christ

Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11 AM, October 7 – December 16

(Come at 9 AM for treats!)

 

mEN's life groups

NO REGRETS

Book 1: Becoming a Fully-Devoted Follower of Christ

Discover how to follow after Jesus and find your kingdom purpose.

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 1 – December 17

Leader: Sean O'Gorman

THE MAN IN THE MIRROR

Discuss several subjects which most men struggle with or question: Identity, Life Balance, Growth, Marriage, Children, Friends, Work, Lust, Culture and Sharing Our Faith.

Saturdays 6:30 – 8 AM, October 3 – December 19

Leader: Jeff Nelson

CALLED TO ACT

5 fundamental activities that are vital to a man's spiritual development, including prayer, scripture, brotherhood, accountability, and ministry. A call to act that is made for men and uncomplicates everything that is complicated about spiritual development.

Mondays 7 – 8:30 PM, October 5 – December 14

Leader: Eliot Duncan

 

women's life groups

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!

2nd and 4th Mondays of the month,  7 – 8:30 PM

October 12 – December 14

No childcare

MOMS OF INFLUENCE ONLINE

We're offering an online version of Moms of Influence, led by Julie Gumz.

Listen to a recording of the guest speaker ahead of time, then join a zoom discussion.

 

2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month,  7 – 8 PM

October 8 – December 10  (not on Nov. 26)

TRUSTWORTHY

In this 6-session study of 1 & 2 Kings, you can join Lysa TerKeurst in Israel as she reveals the places of distrust in her own heart, while exploring the deeply personal applicable Scriptures that will teach us how to truly trust God.

Choose from 4 different sessions:

1st/3rd/5th  Mondays 7 – 8:30 PM, October 5 – December 7 (online)

Tuesdays 9 – 11:15 AM, October 6 – December 1

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 PM, October 6 – December 1

Wednesdays 9 – 11:15 AM, October 7 – November 18

THE UNDISTRACTED WIDOW

Discover how God is working in the midst of the deep distress of losing a spouse.

Mondays, 9:30 –11 AM, October 5 – November 9

West Bend home group, Leader: Pat Hafemeister

 

student life groups

JUNIOR HIGH LIFE GROUP

This is how to GROW! Meet weekly to learn more about how to love God and love others in everyday, real life situations. No RSVP needed- Just come!

Sundays 9 –10 AM in the Student Center

September 27 – December 13

Leader: Janelle Mosley

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

SENIOR HIGH LIFE GROUPS

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

Choose from two groups:

Fridays 7 – 9 PM, September 25 – December 11 (Menomonee Falls home group, Leaders: John & Jenni Uribe)

Saturdays 6 – 8 PM, September 26 – December 12 (Colgate home group. Leaders: Brad and Sue Pokorny)

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

 

Gathering Times:

Location and Contact

Quick Links

Main Sanctuary

Saturday 4:30 PM

Sunday 9:00 & 10:30 AM

Chapel Venue Live Stream

Saturday 4:30 PM

Sunday 9:00 & 10:30 AM

Address

4014 Highway 167 W

Richfield, WI 53076  

Click here for map

Office

262-628-3142

Office open Mon–Thurs from 9 – 5

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