Growth and depth is found through study, commitment and honest relationships.
We encourage you to find a place to plug into a group or class and grow deeper in your faith.

To sign up for any of these small groups, click here.

Restored: Finding Redemption in our Mess Small Groups

Often we make a mess of our lives and wonder if there is any redemption. The good news is, because of Jesus Christ, there is hope. During the Lenten season we will reflect on scripture and gain insight from pastor and author Tom Berlin to help us see our mess through the eyes of Christ and find redemption and restoration. This 6-week small group study will be tied to the sermon series at all services. Restored groups will start meeting the week of January 18th (unless otherwise noted).

Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am
Place: room 201
Leader: John Dilworth

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: room 202
Leader: Rob & Katie Motz and Tom & Sharen Lindberg

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Beginning February 26th
Place: room 206
Leader: Pastor Janet Zimmerman
Women’s Group

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Beginning March 5th
Place: room 105
Leader: Pastor Janet Zimmerman
Women’s Group

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: room 203
Leader: Julia Fabich
20-Somethings Group

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: room 214
Leader: Pastor Bryan George

Time: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Place: Jr. High & Sr. High rooms
Leaders: Jessica Getz & Robby Strock
Jr. High & Sr. High Groups

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 am
Place: room 206
Leader: Pastor Bryan George
Mens Group

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: room 206
Leader: Pastor Jared Priset
Young Adult Group

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Place: room 203
Leader: Jenny Gotschall & Amy Ropp
Creative Bible Journaling Group

Additional Small Groups

New Member Class
Dates: Sundays, April 8th – May 6th
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm ~ April 8th; 5:00 – 6:30 pm ~ remainder
Place: room 206
Leader: Pastor Bryan George
Description: For those who wish to become members of Church of the Lakes. These classes combine a Wesleyan understanding of our growth in God’s love and grace with the time-tested practices of spiritual discipline expressed in the membership vows to uphold the church with our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness. New members will be received on Sunday, May 20th.

Off-Site Bible Study
Dates: Mondays, ongoing
Time: 9:30 – 11:00 am
Place: Sebia Crum’s home
Leader: Sebia Crum
Womens Group
Description: This group focuses on studying specific books of the Bible throughout the year. This fall, the focus will be 1st and 2nd Corinthians. For more information please contact Sebia Crum, 330-704-0286.

Widow’s Bible Study
Dates: Tuesdays, March 13th – April 17th
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 pm
Place: Church, room 214
Leader: Sue HoffmeyerPastor Janet Zimmerman
Cost: $10 for the book
Description: We will be studying the book, “Where Do I Go From Here? Bold Living After Unwanted Change.” The loss of your spouse has rendered impossible what you always envisioned for your future, and you are left with two options- stagnation or innovation. Learn to see unwelcome circumstances as fresh soil to plant new dreams and ultimately re-imagine your life.

*Childcare is available for all small groups that meet at the church if requested beforehand.

To sign up for any of these small groups, click here.

If you are interested in joining a small group, or have additional questions please contact Pastor Jared Priset at 330-499-8972.