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LIFE Groups are all about growth as they provide an opportunity to study the Bible, develop deep relationships, and grow with a small group of people. Our desire is to see everyone involved in a LIFE Group – they meet regularly throughout the year in various locations, sizes and forms.

 

When able, groups meet in person at church, someone’s home or a restaurant. Some groups even meet exclusively online using tools like Zoom or Skype. Contact the group leader for more information.

Some groups meet weekly, some meet biweekly and some spend a lot of time together!

It’s helpful to do some leg work before you join a group to make sure it’s the best fit for you. Talk with your pastor and make sure to describe what you’re looking for. Also, make sure you connect with the leader and ask some questions about the group so that you can understand the dynamics before getting involved. In the end, it’s okay if you don’t click. You can try out several before making a commitment.

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LIFE Groups

"The Drive" A Journey through the Bible

Wednesday, 7:00pm - 8:00pmWomenWeeklyZoom

The summer is a great time to get away and go on an adventure. This summer we will be participating in "The Drive", an 11-weeks study that will take us through the entire Bible. We will start our journey in a beautiful garden and end at a majestic city. Along the way we will climb mountains and discover valleys. We will learn who God is, who Jesus Christ is and how we fit into all of this. Our study will take place through a virtual format using the resources from OpentheBible.org. We will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7-8 p.m. beginning June 2 through August 11.

You can access the lessons here.  Please contact the leader for the Zoom link.

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"The Flight" a Journey Through the Bible

Sunday, 11:45am - 1:00pmMixedWeeklyChicago

Join Pastor André on Sunday, May 16 as we embark on a 10-week guided journey through the Bible using "The Flight" content from Open the Bible.

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Abney Group

Monday, 6:30pm - 8:30pmMixedWeeklyMarengo

We study the current Sermon Series on Monday evenings. 

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Alle Group

Sunday, 3:30pm - 5:30pmMixedWeeklyZoom

Study: Sermon series

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Alvarado Spanish Group

Sunday, 11:00am - 1:00pmMixedWeeklyArlington Heights

Study: Sermon series

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Andrews Saturday Group

Saturday, 8:00am - 9:30amMenMonthlyMarengo

Study: Romans

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Andrews Thursday Group

Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:00pmMixedWeeklyMarengo

We will be studying a previous sermon series by Pastor Colin's. We meeting in person on Thursdays.

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Baker Group

Thursday, 7:00pm - 8:30pmMixedWeeklyZoom

Study: Inductive Bible Study

Meets every Thursday 

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Ballard/Sotelo Group

Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:00pmMixedWeeklyZoom

Study: Marital Relationships

Meets on Zoom

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Battisti Group

Tuesday, 6:30pm - 8:30pmWomenWeeklyPalatine

The Discipline of Grace  (Jerry Bridges)

20s & 30s

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