At Grace, we want to give you the tools you need to take new steps of spiritual growth in your life.
Couples groups like our sermon-based small groups that engage in a discussion around the Sunday message
to topic-based groups engaging with others on a focused topic or book of the Bible, one-on-one discipleship
as well as Bible studies with women or men only, DiscoverGrace – a two-week class that provides information
about our vision and mission to become a member of Grace, and support groups aimed at coming alongside
those who are in the process of going through grief or divorce or being a single parent.

Your spiritual development is important to you… and to us!

FALL GROUPS 2017

SERMON-BASED GROUPS


Join a sermon-based small group and engage in a discussion around the Sunday message that you’ve heard and experienced with others. Group Guides will be provided online for those who wish to prepare and dig deeper before the group gathering. Interested in Facilitating or Hosting a Group? VISIT THIS PAGE

MONDAY Couples Group  | Plainfield, IL
Couples | 2nd & 4th Mondays (beginning Sept. 11th) | 7-8:30 pm | Keith & Kristen Krefft

TUESDAY PM MEN’S PURSUIT | Grace Bible Church | Minooka, IL
Men | 1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 6:30-8 pm | Frank Koehler

WEDNESDAY FAITH, FAMILY & FRIENDS Couples Group | Joliet, IL
Couples – child care available | 6:30-8:30 pm Weekly (beginning Sept. 13th) | Noah & Jodi Rupp

WEDNESDAY Couples Group  | Joliet, IL
Couples | 2nd & 4th Wednesdays (beginning Sept. 13th) | 7-8:30 pm | Tom & Helen Fry

WEDNESDAY Couples Group  | Plainfield, IL
Couples | 1st & 3rd Wednesdays (beginning Sept. 20th) | 7-8:30 pm | Joel & Jen Allison

THURSDAY BETTER TOGETHER Couples Group | Various Host Homes
Couples | 1st & 3rd Thursdays (beginning Sept. 21st) | 6:30-8 pm | Doug & Phyllis Czerniakowski

THURSDAY Couples Group | Joliet, IL
Couples | 2nd & 4th Thursdays (beginning Sept. 14th) | 6:30-8 pm | Greg & Karen Kent

FRIDAY AM MEN’S PURSUIT | Matty’s Grill | Shorewood, IL
Men | 6-7:30 am Weekly | Tom LaCopolla

SUNDAY AM MEN’S PURSUIT | Grace Bible Church | Minooka, IL
Men | 8-9:00 am Weekly | Barry Gill

Interested in joining a group? Want more information? EMAIL US TODAY

TOPIC-BASED GROUPS

Join a topic-based small group and engage with others around a guided book or curriculum on a focused topic or book of the Bible.

CIVITAS: THE BOOK OF EPHESIANS | Shorewood, IL
Coed (created for but not limited to parents w/ teens)
Sundays 6:45-8:15 pm | Weekly (begins Oct. 1st) | Greg & Jodi Pelzer
Walking through the book of Ephesians together seeking life applications, truths, and promises to hold on to, seeking together to better understand God’s Word and gain a closer relationship with Him and our teenagers.

EMBRACING YOUR TEEN | Joliet, IL
Women w/ children (ages 11-17) | Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm | Weekly (beginning Sept. 11th) | Jen King
When we strengthen our personal relationship with God we can better help our teens understand the truths in God’s Word. We will dig into Max Lucado’s “Just Like Jesus” and learn more about the character of God and how worthy he is of our praise.

MARRIAGE ON THE ROCK | Romeoville, IL
Couples (ages 20-45) | Various Fridays | Mark & Beth Buchholz
As we fellowship together, we will discuss real life marriage challenges and practical advice. We will be using a video series w/ workbook from Jimmy & Karen Evans of Marriage Today. Some of the principles we will engage over include:
– Why no person can meet your deepest needs
– How to make marriage a top priority
– How to understand and meet your spouse’s needs
– The different ways men and women communicate
– Skills for raising great kids

PERSPECTIVES | Joliet, IL
College Coed | CONTACT US | Shawn & Casi Brown
A Biblical view on today’s hot topics – diving into God’s Word to seek guidance to help with the hot topics
of today’s culture.

RADIANT AM | Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Women (limited child care w/ fee) | 9-11:00 am Weekly (beginning Aug. 29th) | Trained Table Leaders | REGISTER
Radiant Bible Study is offered to women in all stages of their faith journey. We are women who are committed to the idea of being “all in”. This means a commitment to completing homework, coming prepared to each meeting, and committing to being in prayer for group members. We facilitate conversations over the “homework” for each week of study. This trimester’s study: “Hebrews” by Lisa Harper

RADIANT PM | Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Women | 2nd, 4th Tuesdays (beginning Sept. 12th) | 6:30-8:30 pm | Trained Table Leaders | REGISTER
Radiant Bible Study is offered to women in all stages of their faith journey. We are women who are committed to the idea of being “all in”. This means a commitment to completing homework, coming prepared to each meeting, and committing to being in prayer for group members. We facilitate conversations over the “homework” for each week of study. This trimester’s study: “Hebrews” by Lisa Harper

Interested in joining a group? Want more information? EMAIL US TODAY

MEN’S PURSUIT GROUPS

Gather for fellowship, prayer, and a study of God’s Word while discussing the issues and challenges of life we face as men, husbands, and fathers.

SUNDAY MORNINGS  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL  | 8-9:00 am Weekly | Barry Gill
A sermon-based group

TUESDAY NIGHTS  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL | 1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 6:30-8 pm | Frank Koehler
A sermon-based group

TUESDAY NIGHTS  Joliet, IL  | Most 2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 7-9:00 pm (beginning Sept. 12th) | Tim Reilly
Andy Stanley study

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS  Minooka, IL | 7-9:00 pm Weekly (beginning Sept. 13th) | Marty McGregor
Andy Stanley study

FRIDAY MORNINGS  Matty’s Grill, Shorewood, IL | 6-7:30 am Weekly | Tom LaCopolla
A sermon-based group

SATURDAY MORNINGS  Panera, Route 59, Plainfield, IL | 7-8:30 am Weekly | Stephen Blount
Accountability and prayer

Interested in joining a group? Want more information? EMAIL US TODAY

SUPPORT GROUPS

Our Grace Restoration Groups are for those whose current life circumstances warrant needed support. We equip members and leaders to bear each others burdens. As we pursue healing together, we seek the Gospel to change our hearts and lives and bring restoration to our relationships with God, ourselves, and others.

DIVORCE CARE  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Thursdays | 6:30-8:30 pm Weekly | Sept. 7th – Dec. 21st | Marty McGregor & Evelyn Ventrice
DivorceCare is a support group aimed at coming alongside and strengthening those who are in the process of going through a divorce or have previously experienced a divorce.  REGISTER HERE

DIVORCE CARE FOR KIDS  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Thursdays | 6:30-8:30 pm Weekly | RETURNING 2018
DivorceCare for Kids is a support group to help children (ages 5-12) heal from the pain and confusion caused by a separation or divorce providing a safe place to recognize and learn to share their feelings. REGISTER HERE

GRIEF SHARE  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Thursdays | 6:30-8:30 pm Weekly | Sept. 7th – Dec. 21st | Tom Ratz & Barry Gill
GriefShare is a weekly support group for those who lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend and may feel confused, isolated, or have questions about things they’ve never faced before. REGISTER HERE

SINGLE & PARENTING  Grace Bible Church, Minooka, IL
Thursdays | 6:30-8:30 pm Weekly | Sept. 7th – Dec. 21st | Jennifer Arrant & Melanie Golen
Single & Parenting is a support group where you’ll discover how to deal with your worries and day-to-day struggles, and discuss hope-filled parenting strategies.  REGISTER HERE

Find out more about our support  groups HERE