Groups Listed Alphabetically

Abundance Small Group - Led by Jen Brinkmeyer

  • Discussion of Sunday's message or a member-proposed topic one Sunday/month
  • Prayer time one Sunday/month before group
  • Dinner and games every time we meet; childcare available
  • Contact Jen; or request to join our group on Facebook

Back 40+ - Facilitated by Connie & Mike Prusha

  • Food, fun and conversation for those over the age of 40
  • Meets once/month on date chosen by that month's host
  • Contact Phyllis to be added to the email list

Genesis Bible Study for Women - Led by Beth Faga

  • Let's spend five weeks exploring the book of Genesis!
  • Daily reading and reflection, plus a weekly group discussion
  • Meets Monday morning, 9-10:00am at the church beginning Oct 2
  • Contact Beth

Getting to Know the Bible - Led by Paul McRoberts

  • Short-term introduction to the Bible; no outside reading required
  • We'll talk about the history of Jesus' people and their relationship with God
  • Meets weekly on Tues evening at 7:00pm beginning in Oct
  • Contact Paul

Holy Craft! - Led by Meg Tisinger

  • Centered on up-cycling, budget crafting and DIY gifts
  • Meets every other Sat morning, 10-11:00am at the church, Sept-Dec
  • All ages and skill levels welcome, $15 covers all supplies
  • Children ages 4 and up invited to participate with parent/guardian
  • Contact Meg

Roos Group - Led by Megan and Ben Roos

  • Adults-only dinner & discussion about contemporary faith and cultural issues once/mo
  • Family potluck (no discussion) once/mo
  • Meets twice/month on Sunday evenings, 5-7:00pm
  • Contact Megan

Savor - Led by Dana & Erik Lehmann

  • Meets one Sunday a month, 5:30 pm, west side Iowa City
  • Food, hangout, and worship
  • Children are welcome
  • Contact Dana

Social Justice Group - Led by Brady Sones & Nick Miller

  • Share and discuss stories & issues related to social justice and Jesus
  • Plan and participate in monthly service and advocacy activities
  • Meets first Sunday of each month during first service, 9-10:15am
  • Contact Brady

Three Months with the Spirit Bible Study - Led by Paul McRoberts

  • 13-week study of the Acts of the Apostles
  • Author and New Testament historian, Justo Gonzales, will challenge us to spiritual growth through daily study & discussions
  • Meets weekly on Mon evening at 7:00pm beginning in Oct
  • Contact Paul

What is the Bible? by Rob Bell Book Study - Led by Haven & Armeda Wojciak

  • Ever read the Bible and feel like there has to be something you're missing?
  • We'll learn about the rich and cultural context and culturally understood meanings that the Bible was written into
  • Meets Wednesday evenings, 7-8:30pm
  • Contact Haven

Prayer Groups

  • Unlike small groups, prayer groups are formed between 3-5 people and are closed groups, often long term, for the sake of building trust
  • Meeting times vary based on the group; new groups form as interest arises
  • If you’re interested in joining or helping start one, contact Ministry Coordinator, Beth Faga