Naperville campus

Daniel Plan Full Study | Sundays | April 2 -  May 21 | 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Jackson Home

This six-session video-based, small group study from Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Dr. Mark Hyman is centered on five essentials that will launch your journey to health: faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends.

This group includes field trips, food, and even an exercise option.

Buy the study guide here

Another optional book can be purchased here

led by Jodie Miech| email | 630.269.2029 


Financial Peace | Sundays February 12 - April 9 | 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 146

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

Dave Ramsey reports that the avg. family pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,700 in the first 90 days.

Registration and the materials are purchased on the Dave Ramsey site below in the registration box.

Childcare for children under 5.

led by Gary Rau | email | 630.240.7034 


The Huddle | Sundays | 9:50-10:50 a.m.  | Naperville Campus Rm. 125

Post-worship discussion of sermon, scripture of the day, and life application. No homework, no schedule, just great conversations!  

led by Linda Kviz | email | 630.898.3165


Salt and Light | Sundays | 10 - 11 a.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 146 

Study starting 1/22: a 6-week study of race reconciliation as the means toward Kingdom-focused unity, based on Tony Evans book, Oneness Embraced.

Starting 3/5: Study of the Gospel of Luke

Salt & Light is an open group that welcomes all ages/stages; provides food, study, prayer and fellowship

led by Tom Ambler, Char Brower & Carolyn Tsikouris| email 
630.548.1584


God At Work in Your Life | Sundays | 10-11 a.m.
Naperville Campus Rm. 149

Study: Adam Hamilton:  Christianity and World Religions: Wrestling with Questions People Ask" .  It is a video based small group study and outreach program that explores four major world religions-- Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism-- and compares beliefs of each with those of Christianity.   

Group is open to anyone to join at anytime

led by Norm Strom | email | 630.337.6693


God At Work in Your Life | Sundays | 11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Naperville Campus Rm. 119

Study: The Book of Esther

Group is open to anyone to join at anytime

led by Norm Strom | email | 630.337.6693


Sundays @ 11:15 | Sundays | 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 146

Study: Video based study

All interested adults and youth welcome.

led by John Carron, Mike Abrams & Fred Kviz | email | 630.677.6855


Biblical Eschatology Book Study | Sundays | 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Naperville Campus

Study:  A Biblical look at eschatology (end times prophecy) using author Joel Richardson's Mideast Beast as a guide. 

led by Ben Rau 630.853.6430  (cell) and Andrew Walkosz 630.408.1448


Disciple Fast Track: New Testament | Tuesdays | 1 - 2:30 p.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 146

This 12 -week study immerses people in the New Testament.  Participants will come away with a storng grasp of the major story lines and themes of the New Testament.  Disciple Fast Track is an adaptation of the original Disciple Bible Study.  Participants read a manageable 3-5 chapters of the Bible daily in preparation for the weekly meetings, which last an hour and a half.A companion workbook available to order. It guides the participant with reading assignments, weekly prayers, and distinct marks of disciple. 

Book to Order - ISBN: 9781501821332. 

led by Derek Rogers | email | 815.955.2129


Daniel Plan Full Study | Tuesdays | Jan 10 -  Feb 14 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Naperville Campus Room 149

This six-session video-based, small group study from Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Dr. Mark Hyman is centered on five essentials that will launch your journey to health: faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends.

This group includes field trips, food, and even an exercise option from 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. prior to class.

Buy the study guide here

Another optional book can be purchased here

led by Jodie Miech & Kim Neace  | email | 630.269.2029 |630.975.0696


Emotionally Healthy Spirituality | Tuesdays | February 21 - April 11 | 6:45 - 8:30 p.m. | Naperville Campus Sanctuary

Orientation to the Class - Tuesday, February 7 - 6:45 - 8:30 p.m.

Are you ready to go beneath the surface and transform your life?

The EHS Course, with Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day will take you on a powerful 8-week journey to transformation that will equip you with tools to develop a deep interior life with Christ.

Books to purchase for the group:

ISBN: 0310342465, 0310882532, 0310341167

led by Jen Wilson | email | 630.904.1035 x 141


Network | Wednesdays | February 8, 15, 22 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Oswego Rm. 300        

Imagine the right people, in the right places, for the right reason, at the right time. Network is a 3 week journey where you will discover each other's spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ. There is a $10 fee for the book.

led by Roger Jenks | email | 630.258.8245


Women's Growth Group | Thursdays | 9:15-11:15 a.m. | January 12 - February 23 | Naperville Campus Rm. 146

Study: One in a Million: Journey to Your Promised Land  by Priscilla Shirer.

Member book ISBN: 9781415866054

led by Sherry Litherland | email |630.336.1928 and Judy Horton | email | 231.445.2634 and Gail Good |email | 630.369.5317


Women's Growth Group | Thursdays | 9:15-11:15 a.m. | March 9 - May 4 | Naperville Campus Rm. 146

Study: Seamless: Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story by Angie Smith.

Member book ISBN: 9781430032304

led by Sherry Litherland | email |630.336.1928 and Judy Horton | email | 231.445.2634 and Gail Good |email | 630.369.5317


Moms By Faith FED | Thursdays | January 12 - May 25 | 9:15 - 11:15 a.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 149 

Faith Enrichment Days (for women only)

Study: Raising Kingdom Kids

Book to Order: 9781589978805

Childcare fees:

$54/one child in childcare

 $90/two or more children in childcare

led by Allie Hasan | email | 305.790.7475


Lenten Study | Thursdays March 2 - April 6 | 7:00  8:30 p.m. | Naperville Campus Room 404

Study: Forgiveness by Marjorie Thompson

Forgiving others and humbly asking for forgiveness are central disciplines for all Christian believers.  Lent is an appropropriate time to deepen our understanding and practice for forgiveness.

Book to Order: 9780664259723

led by Terry Clark | email | 217.622.0350


Torah Bible Study | 1st, 3rd, & 5th Saturday | 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. | Naperville Campus Rm. 146 

The Torah Study will dig into Genesis and meet every other Saturday.

We recommend those signing up to come with a desire to learn.  If someone has a passion for biblical languages like Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic or has a passion for biblical history and archaeology these are all a plus! Anyone is invited to participate.

 

Oswego Campus

Sunday Growth Group | Sundays| 9 - 10:00 a.m. | Oswego Campus Rm. 200

Come learn about applying 30 Life Principles to your everyday life to see transformation.

led by Susan Albert | email | 815.474.6320


Lenten Study | Sundays | March 5 - April 9 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Oswego Campus Rm. 200

Study: Forgiveness  by Marjorie Thompson

Forgiving others and humbly asking for forgiveness are central disciplines for all Christian believers.  Lent is an appropropriate time to deepen our understanding and practice for forgiveness.

Book to Order: 9780664259723

led by Terry Clark | email 217.622.0350


Growth Group | Mondays March 6- May 22 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Oswego Campus 300

Study: A Course in Weight Loss by Marianne Williamson.

Book to Order: 9781491921521.

Bring your favorite journal with you.

led by Beth Zettle | email | 630.877.0127



Weekday Growth Group | Tuesdays |January 17 - April 18 | 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. | Oswego Rm. 300                      

Study : Disciple Fast Track: NewTestament

 This 12 -week study immerses people in the New Testament.  Participants will come away with a storng grasp of the major story lines and themes of the New Testament.  Disciple Fast Track is an adaptation of the original Disciple Bible Study.  Participants read a manageable 3-5 chapters of the Bible daily in preparation for the weekly meetings, which last an hour and a half.A companion workbook available to order. It guides the participant with reading assignments, weekly prayers, and distinct marks of disciple. 

Book to Order - ISBN: 9781501821332

led by Derek Rogers | email | 815.955.2129


Alpha | Wednesdays March 15 - May 24 | 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. | Oswego Campus Fellowship

Alpha is an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting. Each session, people enjoy great food, laughter and learning in a fun and friendly atmosphere where no question about life or God is seen as too simple or too hostile…questions like—Is there a God? Why am I here? Where did I come from? Where am I going?

Who is Alpha for?

  • People interested in investigating Christianity
  • Christians who want a refresher course on the “basics”
  • New believers
  • Parents trying to stay ahead of their kids
  • Couples preparing for marriage
  • Newcomers to the church
  • People returning to Christ after being on “hiatus”

What happens at Alpha?

  • Each week there is a delicious meal and a talk on topics such as:
  • Who is Jesus?
  • Why did Jesus die?
  • Why and how should I read the Bible?
  • Why and how do I pray?
  • What about the Holy Spirit?
  • How can I overcome evil?
  • Why and how should I tell others?
  • Does God heal today?

led by Sam Figola | email | 630.888.6827

A meal and childcare are provided.



led by Jen Wilson | email | 630.904.1035 and Steve Doulas | email | and Ben Rau | email |