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Lifegroups

Registration for winter Life Groups is January 13 - 28

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. 

Sundays 9:00 – 10:10 AM, February 4 - March 24

Sundays 10:20 - 11:30 AM  February 4 - March 24

Thursdays 6:30 – 8 PM, February 8 - March 28

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.   You're welcome to join the group any time during the season.

Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, February 7 - March 27

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god heard their cry

In ancient times, nothing was bigger than Egypt, with its powerful pharaohs, strong armies, and multitude of gods. In human terms, God’s people were no match against the Egyptians. Despite this opposition, discover how God answered the cry of his persecuted people and proclaimed himself Lord to them and their oppressors, and how he is still doing that in our lives today.

 

Sundays 9:00 - 10:10 AM, February 18 - March 24

vanishing grace

In a time of division and discord, Christians have come to be seen not as bearers of good news and love but of judgement and intolerance. How did we get here? And what can we do about it? Discover some practical ways in which we can live as salt and light within a radically changing society. 

 

Sundays 9:00 - 10:10 AM, February 4 - March 17   OR

Thursdays 6:30 - 8 PM  February 8 - March 21

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  February 7 - April 3

soul keeping

When is the last time you thought about the state of your soul? In an age of materialism and consumerism that tries to buy its way to happiness, many souls are starved and unhealthy. Come and find help to rediscover your soul - the most important connection to God there is.

Mondays 6:30 - 8 PM  February 5 - March 18

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discover your 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.

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM, February 6 - March 26

Adult Life Groups
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Heaven

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

 

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM  February 6 - March 26

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resilient

The human soul has a built-in yearning for joy and beauty and all good things. But that craving for life has taken a real beating in the last few years. We need to replenish our soul or we will burn out. Come learn to follow Jesus' path of supernatural resilience so you can reclaim your joy, strengthen your heart, and thrive through the storm.

 

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM  February 6 - March 12

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loving our neighbor

Join us and our partner church as we learn together what it means biblically 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 show love for one another.

 

Wednesdays 6 - 7:30 PM, February 7 - March 13

Online with UFlourish Church

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, February 4 - April 14

young couples

Join this group of Young Couples (dating, engaged, or married) as we do life together and seek to grow in our faith.

Sundays 9:00 - 10:10 AM, March 3 - April 28

(Note: dates have changed from what is listed in nbLIFE magazine)

1829 (Young Adults)

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.

Thursdays 6:30 - 8 PM, January 4 - May 23

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, January 10 - May 22

(come early for treats at 9 AM)

parenting life groups

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.

Sundays,10:20 - 11:30,  March 17 - April 21 

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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,  March 17 - April 21 

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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,  February 4 - March 24

women's life groups

Jesus & Women

Travel back to Jesus' world, following in the footsteps of the women who came face-to-face with the Living God. Examine the historical and cultural climate of first-century Middle Eastern society to not only understand Jesus more deeply but fuel your worship of Him today.

Offered 3 times:

Tuesdays 9 - 11 AM, February 6 - May 7

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM, February 6 - May 7

Wednesdays 9 - 11 AM, February 7 - May 8

Childcare available for a fee - Tuesday mornings only

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 

February 13 - May 14

Register for childcare HERE in Church Center Events

Evening Option:

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

Alternate Thursdays 7 - 8:30 PM, Feb 15 - May 16

Encountering God

Demystify spiritual disciplines and be empowered to practice them as you draw closer to God. Discover the biblical foundation for sacred habits, along with ways to practice prayer, study, worship, generosity, and rest. You’ll find that these habits of faith can provide peace and rest as you walk closer with Jesus.

1st, 3rd, 5th Tuesdays, 9:15 – 11:15 AM, Feb. 6 - April 30

Childcare available for a fee

Good boundaries and goodbyes

Good boundaries pave the road for the truest version of love to emerge within the relationships that make up so much of who we are. Come and learn five critical points to establishing healthy boundaries.

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 PM,  February 7 - March 13

(Group is full)

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the 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. This is a ‘come as you are’ group with no homework. Registration required to provide adequate space.

Thursdays 9 - 11 AM,  February 8 - March 21

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!

Sundays 7:15 - 8:45 AM, February 4 - April 28

James

We don't work to be saved; we work because we are saved. But without faith, our works are empty service. And without works our faith is dead. This dynamic relationship is the heart of this journey through the Book of James.

Saturdays 6:30 - 8 AM, February 3 - April 27

Healing Groups

Healing Life groups

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

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

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

February 1 - April 25

Student Life Groups

student life groups

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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)

Sundays  6:30 – 8:30 PM (Jackson home) 

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

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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)

Questions?  Contact Shalanna Mahlstedt HERE

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