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WINGS (Women Intently Navigating God's Scripture) Small Group

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month

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WINGS (Women Intently Navigating God's Scripture) meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. in room 102. New members are always welcome. Our first meeting for the fall will be September 19th. We will be doing a 12 Lesson study of Twelve More Women of the Bible: "Life-Changing Stories for Women Today". (WINGS found the first study of this last year to be very inspirational and opened great dialogue.) The format for our lessons together includes a study guide and a DVD component shared at our gatherings. If you are interested in joining us and would like to order a study guide, please contact Angie Udelhofen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 Covenant Bible Study

(Coming this Fall to YPC)

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A 24-week experience covering all the books of the Bible as participants move back and forth between the Old and New Testaments. There will be work to be done individually between sessions and then we will gather together weekly to gain a deeper understanding of the material. The study explores the interconnectedness of scripture, demonstrating how the covenant relationship between God and people is woven through the entire Bible. A leader has been identified for a Wednesday evening group. If there is enough interest, there may be a possibility of a group meeting on another night as well.For more information, contact Pat Burrows. Information about the study can be found at www.covenantbiblestudy.com. YOU are invited to the table. Come, gather around the table.

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Listening for God

Lectio Divina Bible Study

First Wednesday of the month - 10:30am - 12noon in Room 102

Second Friday of the month - 9:30am - 10:30am at Lexington Square Elmhurst

Second Monday of the month - 7:00pm - 8:30pm at Pastor Jennifer's home

 

If you are interested in learning an ancient way of praying the scriptures, as well as sharing the joys and struggles in following Jesus, then please join us for a time of reflection, prayer and conversation. We will be using the Psalms as our texts. If you have any questions, or are interested in attending but might need child care, contact Pastor Jennifer at 630-656-1069 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

Try the Small Group Experiment

Many folk at YPC will tell you that one of the most meaningful aspects of their faith journey is their membership in a small group. (Did you know we have at least a dozen small groups currently?) This is the place where faith and life intersect. Though worship is critical and Sunday School a place to learn about God, its in the context of a small group that we have space to talk about how our faith applies to life beyond 1099 S. York. It is here we ask together, "How do we live out our faith at work, as a spouse and a parent?"

 

If you have never been in one, try a Small Group. Most of our current groups are open, you can join at any time. Please contact Pastor Matt if you are interested in a specific group or want to discuss which group might fit you best.

 

 

Self-Care through Small Groups

Besides worshiping and serving God, we want you to enjoy God! In particular, we want you to find a place in the church where you can be fed, where you can grow and be spiritually nourished.   At Yorkfield we have found that this happens most often in our Small Group Ministry.

 

 Small Groups are the place where you can talk about those places where your faith meets the reality of the everyday world: work, school, marriage, family, child raising, etc. Small Groups are where we make new friends and learn to encourage each other as we strive to follow Christ.

 

Each group is 8-12 people, and they come in all shapes and varieties: men’s groups, women’s groups, couple’s groups; groups for older adults and groups for 20-30-somethings, etc.

 

Currently the following small groups are meeting:

Monday -

Women's Breakfast Prayer & Study- 1st, 3rd & 5th Monday of each month at Fresh Start Cafe at 7:00am.

Lectio Divina Bible Study - 2nd Monday of each month from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Pastor Jennifer’s house

Tuesday -

WINGS (Women Intently Navigating God's Scripture)-1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month from September-May at 9:30am at the church in room 102.

Wednesday -

Elizabeth Circle - the 2nd Wednesday of the month from September-May at 9:30am in Reid Hall at the church. They also enjoy a short time of sharing and praying the 2nd Wednesday of July in York Woods (weather permitting).

Lectio Divina Bible Study - 1st Wednesday of each month at 10:30am to 12noon at Yorkfield in Room 102.

Thursday -

Men's Bible Study - 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at John Udelhofen's home.

Knitting Among Friends - the 4th Thursday of each month at Cafe Amano at 7:00pm.

Friday -

Mindful Knitting - the 1st Friday of every month at 9:30am at the church in room 102.

Lectio Divina Bible Study - 2nd Friday of each month at 9:30am-10:30am at Lexington Square on the 3rd floor in the Club Room.