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Sharing Life Together
To see every believer at New Castle maturing in Christ through active participation in a small group of the church called Life Groups.
We believe that growth in spiritual maturity effectively takes place in community with a smaller group of believers sharing life together. These groups (6-16 adults with some including children) put the Christian faith into practice together.
Share your interest in joining one of the groups below by simply clicking here.
Current Life Groups:
Dave & Becky Calhoun - Meets in the NCBC Intersection building on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month in the evening. Adults only.
John & Ellen Denler - Meets twice a month on Mondays in the NCBC Intersection building. Adults only.
Tom & Nancy Goehl - Meets twice a month on Tuesdays in Mackinaw. Adults only.
Ben & Ailey Holman - Meets twice a month on Sunday evenings in Morton. Kids are welcome.
Rob & Renee Huschen - Meets the 2nd Sunday each month in the evening at various homes of group members. Kids are welcome.
Paul and Jenn Krabbenhoft - New group in which meeting times, location and discipleship method are TBD. Kids are welcome.
Kyle and Diane Krall - Meets twice a month in the NCBC Intersection Building and members’ homes. Kids are welcome.
Matt & Christine Miller - Meets every 2 weeks in Mackinaw. Kids are welcome.
Jerry & Valerie Mooberry - Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays in the evening in Eureka. Adults only.
Robert & Gwendolyn Myers - Meets twice a month on Friday evenings in Congerville. Kids are welcome.
Ben & Shelby Nilsen - Adults only.
Mike & Carmen Rassi - Meets one Sunday a month following the 10:45 service in Mackinaw. Kids are welcome.
Marv & Mary Sauder - Meets twice a month in the evening in the NCBC Intersection building. Adults only.
Denny & Karilyn Schlappi - Meets the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month in the evening in Morton. Adults only.
Steve and Kathy Schlappi - Meets monthly in Morton. Adults only.
Phil Somers - Meets weekly on Sunday evenings in Mackinaw. Men only.
Why do you call them 'Life Groups' instead of 'Small Groups'?
The name of such groups varies from church to church. We call them 'Life Groups' because we want those who participate to learn the joy of sharing life together with other believers.
What is your purpose for these groups?
The primary purpose is to foster growth in spiritual maturity as the group grows in relationship with one another.
What kinds of things do these groups do?
The groups have six primary elements which are: fellowship, prayer, topical studies, evangelistic efforts, serving one another, and growing in life surrender as worshippers.
How often do they meet?
Most meet twice a month but some meet weekly or monthly.
How can I get more information about being a part of one?
You can express your interest on our website or stop by our welcome desk.