Grow
Serve
Connect

Ways to Grow

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Noontime Discussion Group – Bring your lunch on Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. and dive further into God’s word.

Centering Prayer – learn a method of silent prayer while enjoying the fellowship of others on this journey.  We meet at 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday in Room 210.            

Praise Yoga – Yoga focused on Scripture.  We meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8:00 a.m. every Thursday in the Narthex.

Women’s Bible Study Group meets at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month in Room 217.

Men’s Bible Study -All men are invited to gather in the Fireside Room every Saturday at 7:00 a.m.

Thursday Morning Circle – A small group that meets for prayer and discussion at 9:15 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday, September through May, in the Fireside Room.

Mary Circle A small group that meets in the Fireside Room September through May at 12:00 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Pat’s Prayer Circle – A group that communicates by email every week to share prayer concerns. 
 

Bible Perspectives  This group meets on Sunday mornings in Room 201 at 10:15 to discuss the Common Lectionary Bible passages.  Jim Mullins leads the exploration of what the words mean to past and present hearers.

Ways to Serve

Project Linus – All are invited to make no-sew blankets for children in need.  Join us at 9:00 a.m. on the 4th Monday of each month in Hoffman Hall. 
 
Are you gifted musically? There are many ways to help:
Chancel Choir – We sing a variety of hymns and newer music typically at the 9:00 am service.  Join us at one of our practices on a Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm.
                              
Handbell Choir – We’re looking to add new ringers all the time – come and try it out!  We practice Mondays at 7 p.m.  Contact Paula Stimpert at 815-342-7309
  
Worship Band – Do you play guitar, drums…love to sing contemporary Christian music?  Contact the church office.
 
Is hospitality your thing?  Maybe you are good at saying hello to people or serving coffee or food… Contact Dale Ambler and we’ll get you connected.
Have a talent for cooking? Contact Tari Ambler at 815-351-2544 and see what opportunities are available.
 
Maybe caring and empathy are your forte.
Think about being a Stephen Minister.  Talk to Kris Hayden for more information.
 
Meals on Wheels – Pick up and deliver meals in our community every Friday from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm.  Contact Tari Ambler.
 

Ways to Connect

Men, are you looking for a group focused on growing in Christ with Compassion, Courage and Conviction?  Then, consider C4:  We study together, pray together, fellowship together and serve together.  Contact Dale Ambler for more information.
 

Quilt Group This group meets to learn different quilting techniques and create beautiful quilts along with building friendships.  Join us at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month in Room 210.            

Dinner Out Group – meets monthly on the third Tuesday at 6 p.m. for dinner and fellowship at various restaurants in the Joliet area.  Check The Servants’ Light  or the Church calendar for location and details.

Men’s Breakfast – all men are invited to breakfast at The Old Fashioned Pancake House (2022 West Jefferson Street, Joliet) for a time of fellowship at 7:30 a.m. on the 1st Friday each month.

Men’s Dinner all men are invited to gather at 6:00 p.m. on the 4th Friday of each month.  We meet at either a member’s house or a local restaurant – check The Servants’ Light or the Church calendar for location and further details.