Northgate Free Methodist Church
This is a list of our groups that meet during the week. We sincerely hope that you will find a group that interests you, and that will allow you to develop meaningful relationships with other believers and grow in your walk with Jesus.

Mondays

Cancer Care Ministry
6:30PM
Cancer care ministry training is designed to equip you with tools to effectively minister to those impacted by cancer. This training will be provided by Terri Noble and Mike Perry and will last 8 weeks. Please sign up at the information desk in the lobby. For more information, please go to www.ourjourneyofhope.com
North Campus, Meeting Room 3

D-Group Begins 1/9/17
7:00-9:00 PM
D-Group meets in Bergen and consists of 2 to 12 women, age 18 and up, who gather for gospel-centered dialogue, community, and prayer. Any woman who is a committed Christian is encouraged to join. We meet each week for two hours in a member’s home. Meetings include group discussion of weekly scripture readings, prayer partners, and cumulative memory verse recitation. The current study will begin with the book of Romans. For more information, please go to www.mydgroup.org or contact Caitlin McGrath (585) 409-6212.
The Bergen area, call for details

Diving Deeper (Pastor Vern’s Discipleship Group) Begins again 1/9/17
6:30-8:00PM
Pastor Vern leads this group which will be working their way through the entire Bible during 2017, using the book, Bible Overview, by Rose Publishing (2012). This group and study is designed to deepen your faith, strengthen your walk and increase your knowledge! All are welcome and are encouraged to feel free to “jump in” at any time.
Pick up a copy of the outline for this study at the Information Desk.
North Campus, Cafe

Tuesdays

GriefShare Begins 1/17/17
6:30-8:00PM
GriefShare is a 13 week group designed to support those grieving the loss of a loved one, due to death. It is led by John Chadwick. The group includes a weekly video presentation and time for discussion that will offer hope, encouragement and comfort. For additional information please go to http://www.griefshare.org/about
North Campus, Meeting Room 1

Caregivers Connection
7:00PM as needed…determined by the group’s leader.
This ever-changing group of people provide ongoing care for a loved one. If you are a caregiver, you know that no matter how rewarding it is to care for a loved one, at times you may become frustrated, discouraged or feel burn-out. This is normal. Please join us if you would like to meet with and share coping skills and encouragement with other caregivers. If you would like to attend, please call: 585-768-7540.
North Campus, Meeting Room 6

Financial Peace University
7:00PM
This life-changing class, led by Pastor John and taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video, will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever. Please call the church office at 343-4011 to learn more. Or you may sign up at “FPU Info and Sign-up”
North Campus, Meeting Room 3

Moms In Prayer International
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00PM, while school is in session.
Essentially we meet to pray for our school and/or college aged children, their educational success and needs while they are enrolled in school and facing the typical challenges that students meet on a daily basis. Moms in Prayer guides, written by founder Fern Nichols, can be ordered and purchased if desired, however prayer outlines are provided each week. The hour is spent praising God using scripture, silent confession, giving thanks for answered prayer and praying for specific needs. You can check out the website for more information at www.MomsinPrayer.org or contact prayer leader Paula Neumann (585)201-0079.
North Campus, Meeting Room 6

Morning MOPs (Mothers of PreSchoolers)
For additional information on all MOPs groups please go to “MOPs Info”
2nd &4th Tuesdays, 9:00AM
Led by Adrienne Foeller and Jen Pritchett, this group of moms with young children receive practical training, support, education, and encouragement. Also includes MOPPETS, an excellent program led by Kelley Switzer, that will nurture your kids in a preschool-like environment.
South Campus

Night and Teen MOPs
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30PM
Night MOPs is led by Shawna Dorman. Teen MOPS is led by Marlene Worthington. These groups of young moms and moms with young children receive practical training, support, education, and encouragement. Also includes MOPPETS, an excellent program led by Traci Wells, that will nurture your kids in a preschool-like environment.
South Campus

MOMs Next
2nd Tuesdays, 6:30PM
MOMs Next is led by Michele Keberle. The group provides support for mothers of children older than preschoolers, and all the unique challenges that these children can present. Join us for an evening of discussion and fun.
South Campus

Wednesdays

Women’s Bible Study Begins 1/11/17
9:00AM
Kendra Lamb will be leading this group in a 6 week study by Karen Ehman called “Keep it Shut,” a video-based small group Bible study that explores how to control the tongue. Each session features a different character from the Bible, as an example of someone to emulate or whose verbal actions we should avoid replicating. Opinion-slinging, speaking the truth in love, not saying words just to people-please, and dealing with our verbal anger are sub-topics that will also be addressed.
North Campus, Middle School Room

Explorers
10:00AM
Steve Clemm leads this wonderful group of senior ladies who meet every Wednesday morning. This group enjoys engaging studies along with great times of prayer and fellowship together.
North Campus, Meeting Room 3

Wednesday 1PM Prayer Team
1:00PM
Led by Ted and Margy Miller and Linda Prouty, our Wednesday 1PM Prayer Team focuses primarily on the ministries of our church. They also lift up the pastors and staff and their families, as well as other ministry leaders. Additionally, they pray for our conference and denominational leaders and missionaries, as well as for our nation. This team and the work they do in prayer, backs up everything we do to bring people to Jesus Christ and build them up in that relationship. For more information please call the church office at 343-4011.
North Campus, Meeting Room 3

Prayer Walk
6:00PM
Led by Rosalina Vanegas, the Prayer Walk is a team of people who walk (weather permitting) and pray, praising God as we go. This team walks and prays for all kinds of needs in our congregation and for our weekend services. Sometimes we go and walk and pray at GCC or we walk in town, praying for community needs. Prayer Walk is a wonderful time with the Lord and with each other. For more information please call the church office at 343-4011.
North Campus, Middle School Room

Women’s Journey
7:00PM-8:30PM
This class is an eclectic group of women, in all walks of life, who desire to learn and grow in their walk with the Lord. We meet weekly for a Bible based study, prayer and fellowship. For information or to join, please contact Cricket Johnson at 585-815-5356 or cricket@2ki.net
North Campus, Meeting Room 2

Thursdays

PrimeTimers
2nd Thursdays, Noon
Jean & Dick Parkman lead this great fellowship group that is always glad to have new “seniors” (age 50 and over) join them. The group enjoys special presentations from a variety of sources. The food is great and the fellowship is warm and inviting. Bring a dish to pass and come check it out. You’ll be glad you did.
North Campus, Cafe

Celebrate Recovery
6:30-9:00PM
Celebrate Recovery meets EVERY Thursday evening (including any and all holidays that fall on a Thursday, unless there is a serious snow storm).
Our CR leaders guide and assist those of us who are gaining joy and freedom in Christ as we apply the 12-Steps of Celebrate Recovery to the hurts, habits and hang-ups we all struggle with. All are welcome! We believe anyone and everyone would benefit by attending this group, where we take off our masks and allow God to transform our lives through his word, and by being able to share openly and honestly about our struggles with people we come to trust, who will maintain confidentiality, and who will not judge us. For more info, go to: http://northgatecr.weebly.com/
North Campus, entire facility

Fridays

The Boss Lady Women’s Group
1st Fridays, 9:30-11:00AM
If you are woman who owns a business or is thinking of starting one, a new group is forming for women entrepreneurs that may interest you. The purpose of the group is to bring together women from all different backgrounds, businesses and expertise and allow them to encourage one another in balancing their faith and business walk. We will share ideas, provide information and feedback, and suggest helpful resources. By getting the perspective and wisdom of others, we can expect to expand our thinking, move beyond our personal experience and move toward accomplishing our goals, personally, spiritually, and professionally. For more information contact Patti Chadwick by at 297-3009 or Kristen Dispenza at 409-9011.
North Campus, Café

Season’s of Singleness (SOS)
7:00 – 9:00PM
This group, led by Ann Dunn, is for women only…never or not married, divorced, separated or widowed, who recognize the significance of having a network of Christian fellowship and support that is a source of blessing and encouragement for their daily lives and their walk with Jesus.
Focus: “Our relationship with God and others”
Mission Statement: “To live to God’s glory.”
A new study begins on 12/9 – “You Make Me Crazy” – no book required
Session 1: How to be Wise in Relationships
Session 2: Who’s Pushing Your Buttons?
Session 3: How to Resolve Conflict
Session 4: Breaking Free From Abuse
Session 5: Escaping the People-Pleaser Trap
Session 6: Keeping the Crazy-Makers From Making You Crazy
Ladies may join anytime…and attend as you are able.
For more information, contact Ann Dunn at a.dunn7773@gmail.com
North Campus, Meeting Room 3

Online Group

Women In His Word Online Bible Study Begins 1/16/17
Anytime/Anyplace
Come join other Northgate Women as we start this new year by studying Wisdom from the Book of Proverbs. This study begins January 16th and will run for 6 weeks. For more information or to join the group, contact Patti Chadwick at pattichadwick@juno.com or 297-3009, or visit:
https:www.facebook.com/groups/508701099334614/
Online

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