Small Groups – 50s and up

Fraser Small Group


Leader:  Mike & Suanne Fraser

Time:  Monday night at 7:30-9:00 p.m. (school yr)

Location:  465 Golf Road, Crystal Lake

Summary:  Our Small Group meets during the school year to study God’s Word and stay in fellowship with one another. We are also a support team to one another as we study and grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ.

Studying:  Prayer



Leader: Jill Hawk

Time:  Every other Sunday evening from 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Location:  Contact leader for further information.

Summary:  The group formed after attending the Alpha course together. We are mostly couples who have retired, or are nearing that season of life. We share group leadership and hosting.

Studying:  We are finishing Nicky Gumbel’s book, The Jesus Lifestyle

McKinsey Small Group


Leader:  Bev McKinsey

Time:  4th Monday, 1:00 p.m.

Location:  The Fountains, 965 Brighton Circle, Unit 263, Crystal Lake

Summary:  Women’s group

Studying:  Bev’s group study is Attitude is Your Paint Brush: It Colors Every Situation by James W. Moore.

Spurr/Williamson Small Group


Leader: Jack Spurr

Time:  2nd & 4th Tues 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Location:  First Church Library (Room 232)

Summary:  Seniors age 70+

Studying:  The book of 1 Peter

Moon Small Group


Leaders: Carl & Margie Moon

Time:  2nd and 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Location:  Contact leader for further information.

Summary:  An eclectic group ranging from ages 62 to 85.

Studying:   Disciples and Other Sinners by Ronn Kerr

Grandparents Group


Leader: Joan Chinlund

Time:  1st & 3rd Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m. April-December

Location:  Contact leader for further information.

Summary:  Primarily we do bible or book study. We do have several service projects that we do annually. Occasionally, we have a social outing. We provide support for group members when it is needed. The members of the group are all over 60, active, have grandchildren, and most are retired.

Studying:  The book of Revelation



Leader: Sally Harris

Time:  2nd Monday each month

Location:  First Church Library (Room 232)

Summary:  Read a book. Meet up to discuss.

Studying:  A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

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