Life Groups

Life Groups at Northbrook are small groups that meet for Friendship, Faith, and Fun.

Find one for you: All Adults, Men, Women, Couples, Healing, Twenties, Senior Adults, Students

Read more in the current issue of NB Life Magazine

Summer LifeGroups meet June - July/August

Registration for fall LifeGroups will be in September


  • Life with Jesus      

    Discussing foundational truths of life in Christ provides you the opportunity to grow, wherever you are in your faith journey.   If you are interested in becoming a member of Northbrook, Life with Jesus is the first step.  7 weeks.

    Sundays 9:30–10:45 AM OR 10:45–noon, June 11 - July 30  (except July 2)

    Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 PM  June 13 - August 1   (except July 4)

    Books available in the NB Bookstore

  • Real Life          

    A relaxed environment, large group teaching, small group discussion and no homework is a great way to "test the water" of a LifeGroup experience. This summer we will be  studying the parables of Jesus, stories that reveal spiritual truths.   7 weeks

    Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, June 14 - August 2   (except July 5)

    You are welcome to come any time, even if you have not registered.

  • Simplify: ten practices to unclutter your soul

    Create a life with greater energy, clearer purpose, and richer relationships as you eliminate clutter from your inner world, and anchor your life in the priorities that matter most.     6 weeks

    Sundays, 9:30 - 10:45, June 11 - July 23    (except July 2)

  • The case for christ

    Investigate along with bestselling author Lee Strobel the evidence for Jesus from historical evidence and expert testimony.

    Sundays, 9:30 - 10:45 AM,  June 11 - July 30     (except July 2)

    Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 PM,  June 13 - August 8   (except July 4)

other lifegroups

  • Couples: The Marriage toolbox

    Learn the relational skills you need to communicate well, problem-solve life's challenges, and meet each other's needs.  8 weeks

    Sundays 9:30 - 10:45 AM,  June 11 – July 30

    Leaders: Paul and Jeri Robertson

  • Twenties: simplify

    Create a life with greater energy, clearer purpose, and richer relationships as you eliminate clutter from your inner world, and anchor your life in the priorities that matter most.    6 weeks

    Mondays 7:00 – 8:30 PM, June 12 - July 24 at Northbrook   (except July 3)

    A LifeGroup for people in their twenties. Group leader: Taylor Klopatek

Men's LifeGroups

  • No Regrets: book 7

    The No Regrets Study Series empowers men to change their lives, their families, and their community by applying biblical principles that build a solid foundation for living for Christ.  Book 7 - Believing and Knowing the Truth

    Thursdays 6:30–8:00 PM, June 8 – August 10

    Books available in the NB Bookstore  /  Leader: Sean O'Gorman

  • 33 the series: Book 3, "A Man and His Traps"

    Helping men to learn to avoid or escape the destruction that falling into the common manhood traps can bring.   10 weeks

    Fridays 6 - 7:30 AM, June 9 - August 11

    Group leader: Tony Brodzeller

  • network

    Discover your spiritual gifts, personal style, and God-given passion for serving in the body of Christ. This process will help you understand who God has uniquely made you to be and guide you to a place of meaningful service.

    Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 PM,  June 12 - August 7

  • The hole in our gospel

    Living out Biblical compassion – being the hands and feet of Jesus. 

    What does Jesus-centered compassion look like? 

    Richard Stearns urges us to embrace the whole Gospel of Jesus Christ by embracing the neediest and most vulnerable among us. 

    Saturdays 6:30 - 8:00 AM, June 10 - August 19

  • Be Resolute: A study of the book of daniel

    Determining to go God’s Direction.

    Daniel, Shadrach, Meschach, and Abednego never took the easy way out, but stood their ground even in the face of death. How did they possess such a fearless, resolute faith?

    Alternate Tuesdays 7 - 9 PM, June 6 – August 15

  • Be victorious: a study of revelation

    Explore one of the most intriguing, yet least understood books of the Bible— the book of Revelation—while keeping a steady eye on the main message: Christ is the victor, and in Christ we are also victorious.

    Alternate Tuesdays 7 - 9 PM, June 13 – August 22


  • finding i am

    That ache in your soul that keeps you up at night? The prayer you keep repeating? Jesus not only cares about this deep, spiritual wrestling, but He also wants to step in and see you through it.   6 weeks

    Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, June 7 – July 19    (except July 5)

  • healthy woman

    Relevant health topics for women of all ages.

    Learn about improvements you can make to become a healthier woman. Topics include stress management, weight management, eating for health, fun exercise, restorative sleep and sickness prevention.

    Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM, June 7 – July 19      (except July 5)

healing lifegroups

  • Celebrate Recovery

    Biblically-Based Recovery for Adults. Get help if you're struggling with various hurts, harmful habits or hang-ups to find a turning point in your life through Jesus Christ. Confidentiality valued. No registration needed - just come.

    Every Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the chapel

    (pizza at 6 PM on the 2nd Tuesday each month)

  • Grief share: A healing lifegroup for adults

    Adults who are grieving the death of someone close gain support from people who understand, want to offer comfort, and hope to encourage you during this difficult time of life. 13 weeks, Cost: $15

    Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 PM, June 1 - August 24

  • NAMI Family support group

    Support Group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances.

    1st Monday of every month, 7 - 8:30 PM

  • Cancer care support group

    A support and educational group for patients and caregivers who are dealing with cancer.  Providing prayer, listening, encouragement and practical support in a small group setting.   6 sessions

    1st & 3rd Mondays,  7 - 8:30 PM / Feb 6 - April 17; and June 5 - Aug 21

STUDENT Life Groups

  • Junior High Life Groups     

    This is how to GROW! Meet weekly to learn more about how to love God and love others in everyday, real life situations. (September through May)

    Sundays 9:30 – 10:30 AM in the Student Center (begins Sept. 24)

  • Senior High Life Groups        

    Enjoy food and games, and dig into real, sometimes rough subjects!

    From September through May, during the school year

    Fridays, 7 – 9 PM in Menomonee Falls (begins Sept. 22)

    Saturdays, 6 – 8 PM in Colgate (begins Sept. 23)

    Sundays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM at Northbrook (begins Sept. 24)