Community Groups

Get connected. Build relationship. Go deeper.
Plugging into a Community Group, or Small Group, is one of the best ways to grow as a believer in Christ, no matter how long you’ve been walking in the faith. We need the encouragement that comes from doing life with other believers!

Monday


Prayer Altar

South Elgin  |  Lila Bishop  |  Weekly  |  9:30 am  |  Two locations—contact Lila for details  |  We look at historical and contemporary outpourings of the Spirit and pray for the Church and our community, for revival, current events and our national leaders. Meets year-round.  Currently meeting through phone conferencing.

Tuesday


Prayer Group

Vineyard Room 207  |  Dale Wiora  |  Weekly  |  9-10:30 am  |  We come together each week to discuss Scripture and lift each other up in prayer. This group is open to everyone who seeks prayer and encouragement. This group is currently on break.


JourneyMen

Vineyard Chapel  |  Len Kruse  |  Weekly  |  7-9:30 pm  |  In this “band of brothers” men’s group, we mix the Word, worship, prayer and fellowship to provide encouragement and support to each other in our journey with God. This group is currently on break.


Enneagram Journey

Elgin  |  Lisa Nelson  |  Weekly  |  7-9 pm  |  The Enneagram is a powerful tool to help you understand yourself better.  This is an intensive course for maximum impact in the intimacy of a small group setting. Registration and $40 workbook fee are required by Dec. 29; group is limited to 8 people.  Meets Jan 14-Mar 31. Now meeting online.

Wednesday


Community Group

East Dundee  |  Bob & Cheryl Chojnacki  |  Weekly  |   6:30-8:30 pm  |  Potluck dinner every week, worship and prayer.  This season we're focusing our study on the letters of Peter.  This group is currently on break.


Community Group

South Elgin  |  Bob & Judy Johnson  |  Weekly  |   7-9 pm  |  Bible discussion and prayer. On the first Wednesday of each month, we come together at 6 pm for a potluck dinner.  This group is currently on break.

Friday


Men's Group

Vineyard Room 207  |  Ron Skol  |  Weekly  |  9-10:30 am  |  Fellowship, Bible and prayer—we encourage each other and apply the Word to draw closer to God. This group is currently on break.


Women's Group

Vineyard Chapel  |  Chris Schmidt  |  Weekly  |  5:15-6:15 pm  |  Women's Bible study group meeting prior to Street Reach.  Meets whenever Street Reach is held. Suspended until further notice.


Men's Group

Vineyard Room 207  |  Len  Kruse, Jim  Hoeflich  |  Weekly  |  5:15-6:15 pm  |  Men's Bible study group meeting prior to Street Reach.  Meets whenever Street Reach is held. Suspended until further notice.


The Art of Marriage

Elgin  |  Ralph & Tricia Schultz  |  Weekly  |  7-9 pm  |  For couples—engaged or married for any length of time. We use the FamilyLife Today curriculum and limit the group to two or three couples.  Date and time may be flexible; contact Ralph & Tricia. This group is currently on break.

Saturday


Women's Group

Elgin  |  Sharon Henryson  |  1st & 3rd Saturday  |  10 am  |  We are reading and discussing Destined for the Throne, by Paul Billheimer.  Meets Jan 18-Mar 21. This group is currently on break.

Monthly Gatherings

Women's Create-Relate

Claire Kruse  |  1st Monday  |  6:30-9:30 pm  |  Elgin
A simple craft is usually available at a nominal fee, or you can work on your own project. Invite a friend, and bring a snack to share if you want.  This group is currently on break.

Men's Game Night

Chris Hunt  |  1st Saturday  |  6:30-10 pm  |  Community Room
We build relationship over board games, usually strategy games. Of course, a good selection of snack food is part of our winning strategy, too! This group is currently on break.