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Life Groups

General Groups

West Loop/Near Northwest Life Group

Weekly on Mondays @ 7:00 PM

This group will meet weekly to fellowship, pray, and study the Bible. Contact the leaders for more details.

Leader: Derek & Pauline Watts; Michael & Naima Ladipo

Hyde Park Life Group

Weekly on Tuesdays @ 7:15 PM

If you’re new to the church or to Life Groups, this might be the Life Group for you, because it’s a new group, too! Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount is chock-full of his instructions to all of his disciples – including us. We’ll spend time worshipping God; reading, discussing, and applying the Sermon; and praying for each other.

Leader : Robin Swieringa

Healing On The Streets

Weekly on Saturdays @ 10:00 AM

Healing on the Streets is a ministry that will be going out on the streets every Saturday from July 15 to September 2 from 10:00 AM until noon to invite people to sit down and let Jesus heal them.

Leader: Kay Slavin

Justice Life Group

Weekly on Thursdays 7 PM

The purposes of this Justice Life Group are to effect racial reconciliation in and out of the group and to pursue active solidarity with the marginalized and oppressed in our communities. We do this by learning and engaging in discussion about issues related to the racialization of the U.S. church and society. This quarter, we will read, watch, and discuss material that illuminates the historic and current struggles of non-white people to achieve parity in the systems and institutions of the dominant white culture, and we will do so through the lens of our commitments to live as followers of Jesus in our church, our work-spaces, and our non-work spheres of influence. We will also identify at least one concrete missional/service “project” that we will carry out as a group during the quarter. The group will happily welcome new members for its first two meetings but will be “closed” thereafter, so that trust and candid discussion can begin and build as the quarter progresses. We will meet on Thursdays from 7-9 in the East Hyde Park area.

For more information, contact Robin Swieringa at 312-288-5397.

Leader: Robin Swieringa

Jeffries Life Group

This group is on hiatus until fall.

Feel free to bring your own dinner. It will be a great time of fellowship at Lauren Jeffries' home.

Leader: Lauren Jeffries

Velaga/Fioritto Life Group

This group is on hiatus until fall.

This group will be focused on doing life together as we try to follow Jesus with all our hearts. We will discuss practical application, pray, and worship together. Our focus is to create meaningful, authentic relationships with each other and God. We will meet in the home of Raghu and Padma Velaga.

Leaders: Raghu and Padma Velaga and Mike and Lisa Fioritto

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