Small groups are a great way to learn the Bible, grow in faith, and develop a wonderful support system with friends who are experiencing life together and seeking to focus on Jesus. Groups are led by many different members of the congregation at different times and locations.
See list below of small groups with descriptions.
Click the following link to sign-up for small groups!
Context: A Discussion of the Application of the Bible and Christian Theology to Contemporary Social/Cultural/Religious Issues
Leader: Rev. Howard Daughenbaugh email@example.com
The fourth Wednesday of each month ~ 1:00 pm ~ Church Lounge.
This group tackles thoughtful topics from both a contemporary and a historical perspective. Using select readings, we offer an opportunity to explore issues confronting us in our church and our society.
Coordinators: Pam Bloom, Sue Hospelhorn, Mary Foster firstname.lastname@example.org 452-2479
Small groups of 8 people will be put together for a monthly meal this fall. Each group decides on the details of their gatherings – dates, time, locations, etc. Sign up by Sept 16.
Leader: Kathy Gossard 309-662-5745 email@example.com
Wednesdays ~ 9:15 AM ~ Room 53
FIT invites you to build strength, increase flexibility, and make some new friends.
Please join the fun once each week for exercise, fellowship and a light breakfast.
Heart to Heart
Leader: Thom Dunavin 309-530-8747, firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd and 4th Tuesday ~ 10am
Fellowship for retirees with various programs and a chance to visit. Always refreshments! “Enjoy the fellowship; fun to take time off to be with other people.”
Journaling & Doodling Bible Study for Preteen Girls (4th & 5th grades)
Jill McNiff email@example.com
Tuesdays 4 – 5 PM~ Coffee House ~ (Uptown Normal) ~Begins Sept 11
Each Tuesday afternoon, we will use washi tape, colorful pens and markers to journal and doodle what we are learning from scripture.
Men’s Small Group
Leader(s)): Brent Anderson PapaBrentA@gmail.com 309-808-0914
All Sept. – much of May, two opportunities on Wednesdays, one from 5:45pm-6:45pm and the second from 7:00pm-8:00pm ~ Room 303
A supportive, respectful gathering that is good way for men to grow in faith, service, & in relationships with other men. Our members come from a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, family situations, & time in the group.
Movie Meet & Eat
Leader(s)/Facilitator(s): Denny & Cindy Mohrman Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org 309-824-5802
Monthly, Days & times vary
Join us for our Movie Meet & Eat small group! We get together once a month during the week to see a movie and then eat a meal together at a nearby restaurant. Information is sent out by email during the month with the date and approximate time and then another email with the specific date, place and time.
Second Sunday Out Group
Jane Whitman (309) 825-3356 email@example.com
Panera’s on Greenbriar ~ 5:30 PM
We enjoy fellowship, support, and a meal together.
Slow and Steady Bible Study
Leader: PASTOR KENT firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAYS FROM 12:00-1:00 ~ ROOM 53 ~ CHURCH
Would you like to know more about who Jesus was in the context of the culture and customs of first Century Palestine? Would you be interested in learning more about the Bible and how it might be relevant and helpful in the ups and downs of your everyday life? Could you use the support of a caring community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come and join in. There is no homework. No previous Bible study is necessary. Come as you are and share what you want. Ask any question. You are welcome.
Leader: Sondra Wisdom Sondra.email@example.com
Thursday evenings/ twice a month
At Daffodil Lane in Lexington, gather with others for discussion, fellowship and support.
Leader: Cindy Mohrman Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org 309-824-5802
Monthly, Week varies, Monday 3-5 ~ Church Library
Monthly emails are sent to interested participants with proposed date & time
Bring your technology (smartphone, tablet, camera, computer) and questions to the church library once a month on Monday anytime between 3-5 to learn and share tips to use and be more productive with your devices. There is always something new to learn and different ways to use technology to make your life easier and more efficient!
TGIF (Today God is First)
Jan Mowery 309 827 6506 Women’s Study
Fri. 9:30 am ~ Various Homes
Bible Study or other studies on current issues of concern, sharing of joys and concerns. “I’ve developed a caring group of friends over the years.”
Women’s Small Group
Leader: Theresa Garrett 452-2096 or email@example.com
Weds 5:45-6:45 (school year) ~ Room 214
Fellowship, Bible Study, and growing in faith.