Care Support Groups

GriefShare/DivorceCare Surviving the Holidays Seminars

Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$10 includes workbook
Hosted at the Libertyville Campus, Open to all campuses

Register HERE for Surviving The Holidays GriefShare
Register HERE for Surviving The Holidays DivorceCare

Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are separated and divorced or who are grieving a loved one’s death.

You Will Learn:
How to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays
Helpful tips for surviving social events
What to do about traditions and other coming changes
How to discover hope for your future

For more information, contact Cathy at

Divorce Care

Monday evenings, Sept. 14–Jan. 18, 7-9 p.m.
Hosted at the Libertyville Campus, open to all campuses
$10, plus a $15 workbook.

Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. The group leaders are helpful, caring people who understand what you are going through. You’ll gain a supportive community who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most painful experiences. Don’t go through this difficult time alone. 

For more information, e-mail Cathy Woodside.


Monday evenings, Sept. 14–Dec. 14 except Nov. 23
7-9 p.m.
Hosted at the Libertyville Campus, open to all campuses

If you’ve experienced the devastating loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend, you’ve probably discovered there are few other people who understand the deep hurt you feel. Don’t go through your grieving process alone. Join a community that can help you find the hope and healing that Jesus offers to those who mourn. 

For more information, e-mail Cathy Woodside.

Celebrate Recovery

Every Wednesday evening, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Hosted at the Mundelein Campus, open to all campuses
No charge
No need to register

Are you suffering from a past or present hurt? Do you feel the shame of an addiction to something or someone? Does your way of coping with people or challenges keep you stuck? You can find hope and healing through this 12-step biblically based recovery program. Click here to find other Celebrate Recovery locations.

Free. Childcare is available for a small donation.

For more information, e-mail Cathy Woodside.


Employment Ministry

Mondays evenings, Sept. 21 – Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m.
Hosted at the Libertyville Campus, open to all campuses
Pre-registration not necessary

Are you unemployed and searching for work?  Do you have a job but are unhappy and unfulfilled?  Are you underemployed and longing for a greater challenge?  Join us this fall for a study designed to support and equip those experiencing or desiring an employment transition.  This study utilizes a career planning workbook from Crossroads Career designed to help individuals explore careers and discover God’s calling through a unique six-step process.  Additionally, participants will have access to over 150 online career tools!  This group is led by recruiters, human resource professionals, career consultant/coaches/counselors – many of whom have also experienced the challenge of job transitions and/or unemployment.

Cost is $10 and includes workbook - payable on first class night.  Childcare available for a fee. Scholarships available based on need.

For more information, e-mail Cathy Woodside.