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We currently have nearly 20 small groups at St. John’s, and this ministry continues to grow!   Through small groups, we find a place to build community, care for one another, and grow closer to God.  Of the small groups currently at St. John’s, we have faith-based Bible studies, some focus on parenting, some include recreational activities, such as golf, while others, like the Home Repair Group, spend most of their time serving others.   There is a group for everyone!  And if there isn’t, we’ll find a way to start one.

If you are being called to join a current group, facilitate or join a new group, or would like to serve on the Small Group Ministry Team, I would love to hear from you!

 
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Alicia Huntley

Director of Small Group Ministries

ahuntley@stjohns-springfield.org

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FAITH STUDIES

 

 

Groups that gather to discuss the life of Jesus Christ, and what it means for their lives. 

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FRIENDS IN CHRIST

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Meets at Concordia Village.

Contact Evelyn Lageman for more info

217.793.3356

NOVEL BUNCH BOOK CLUB

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Studies books, both faith-based and secular. Meets on the 4th Friday of each month at 7pm at various locations.

Contact Traci Michaud for more info

Traci Michaud: traci.michaud02@gmail.com

MEN'S TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY

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Meets on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor.

Contact George Lambert for more info

lambert.g@comcast.net

MEN'S EVENING BIBLE STUDY

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Meetings will be determined based on interest and disciples’ availability.

Contact Steve to get this small group started!

Steve Umland: steveumland@gmail.com

New group!

YOUNG ADULTS

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Meets at 6:45 p.m. in disciples’ homes on the first Tuesday of the month.

Contact Christie Lazarides for more info.

clazarides@gmail.com

WOMEN'S TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY

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Meets on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Meeting Room.

Marilyn Witkop: 217.546.8769, marwitkop@gmail.com

Marcia Burris: 217.525.1657, crusin2@att.net

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PARENTING

Groups of parents with children of all ages.

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PARENTING THE EARLY YEARS

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For parents of school-aged children. Meets at 6 p.m. in disciples’ homes on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

Contact Dawn Moulton for more information.

missw23@gmail.com

PARENTS IN CHRIST

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For parents of school-aged through teen-aged children. Meets at 6 p.m. in disciples’ homes on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

Contact Alicia Huntley for more information.

ahuntley14@yahoo.com.

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SERVICE

Groups that gather to love and impact the community with their gifts and talents

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HOME REPAIR GROUP

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Contact Chris Groth for more info.

cgroth@cmtengr.com,

217.341.8011

BEYOND BREAD

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Contact Sue Hamilton and Ruthie Steen for more info.

Sue Hamilton: shamilton@stjohns-springfield.org

Ruthie Steen: rsgsteen@gmail.com

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RECREATION

Groups that gather over shared interests and activities. 

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GOLF GROUP

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Play at Longbridge Golf Course on Thursdays at 10 a.m., weather permitting.

Contact Bob Borcherding for more info

rlborch.golf@comcast.net

217.553.4486

FIELD & STREAM

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Once a Month, TBD. Weather Permitting!

Contact John Moulton for more info

jmoul537@hotmail.com

LUTHERANS AT PLAY

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Meets for cards, board games, and snacks at 1 p.m. in the AMR on the 2nd Sunday of the month.

Contact Kay Van Fossan for more info

kvanfossan1949@gmail.com

217.899.6364