LIFE GROUPS

Life Groups are the primary way that we grow in community at CrossPoint Church. We meet together regularly in homes for fellowship, to grow in our faith and to serve our communities. If you want to get plugged into the church community, the best way to do it is through a Life Group!

Below you will find helpful information to learn more about Life Groups:

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Life groups

There are three ways to join a Life Group…


1. Find a group on the City.

The City is our online network. It's not meant to replace Facebook or serve as a social network, but rather as a way to facilitate in-person relationships. It's an easy way to put names with faces and find out what's happening at the church. To learn more about The City, click here.


2. Have us place you in a group.

If you're having trouble deciding which group to join, simply contact the church office and we will connect you with a group leader.


3. Check out Current Groups, Contact, & Jump in!

Note: be sure to contact group leader to check seating availability.


East Peoria

Leaders: Mark and Jenny Friday

Meeting Times: Wednesdays 6:30-8:30

Location: 101 Thornton Court, E. Peoria, IL 61611

Contact: 309-387-6072

Email: mark@visitcrosspoint.com

Childcare Provided


Morton

Leaders: Doug and Marty Chamberlain

Meeting Times: Wednesdays 6-8

Location: 913 S. First Ave Morton, IL 61550 Contact: 309-264-2354;

dougchamberlaino1@gmail.com 

Childcare Provided



East Peoria

Leader: Matt Wake

Times: Sundays at 5-7

Location: 210 N. Third Morton, I L 61550 (+ Various Locations) 

Contact: 309-642-1158; conemaster@comcast.net 

Childcare Provided


East Peoria

Leader: Mike and Jeanine Proksch

Meeting Time: Tuesdays at 6:15-8:15

Location: CrossPoint Church

Contact: ycram60@yahoo.com

Childcare Provided


East Peoria

Leader: Aaron and Jamie Sharpe
Times: Wednesdays 6-8
Location: 227 Timber Ln., East Peoria, IL 61611
Childcare Provided

Anderson Group (Various Locations) 

Leader: Cameron Anderson

Meeting Times: Fridays 6-8 Location: Various

Contact: 309-712-1539; skmbuket@integrity .com 

Childcare Provided


Deer Creek 

Leader: Doug Mitts

Meeting Times: Wednesdays 6:30-8:30

Location: 206 County Rd. 1225 e, Deer Creek, IL 61733

Contact: 309-261-8562; Dmitts@powerdist.net 

Childcare Provided

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is a Life Group?

    A Life Group is a gathering of about 10-14 people who get together regularly for friendships, to grow in faith and to make an impact on their communities. A trained leader and host lead each group, and groups usually meet at the host's home. An average gathering lasts for an hour and a half, followed by light refreshments.

  • How do I sign up for a Life Group?

    There are two ways to join:

    1. Find a group on The City (What is The City? click here to learn more)

    2. Have us place you in a group.

  • How often do groups meet?

    Groups meet every week during 10-week quarters. We have Fall, Winter & Spring quarters (taking a break in the summer). At the end of each quarter, you have the option of staying in the same group, trying a new group or even taking a break. Many groups stay together throughout the entire year. Most groups take a summer break from June through August.

  • WHAT DO WE STUDY?

    Discussions are based on the previous weekend's message. These "sermon-based" Life Groups are built on a lecture lab model. Imagine the weekend message as a lecture on Christian living, and the Life Group as a lab where you get to roll up your sleeves and discuss how the weekend's message works in real life. Each week there will be a series of Bible passages and questions on the back of the sermon note sheet to study before the meeting . It will usually take 20 to 40 minutes per week to complete the homework.

  • What about child care?

    We leave it up to each Life Group and family to work out their own child care. Sometimes it works best for families in the group to share a sitter on-site or at one member's home, while some members arrange childcare outside of their group.