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What are Life Groups?

 
 
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Deepen Relationships

We desire to deepen our relationships across our Christian community in order to offer and receive the encouragement and strength we need to continue to grow in our faith; praying for one another and taking on each other’s burdens.

 
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Serving Relationships

We desire to change our communities by being the light of this world through our actions and words throughout the community. Meeting the needs of others and building relationships outside the Body of Christ for the sake of the gospel.

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Meaningful Relationships

We desire everyone at BCC to be connected in meaningful relationships that produce continued spiritual growth and effectively change the world around them.

 
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Growing Relationships

We desire to grow by moving forward rather than staying stagnant; always identifying the next step and taking it. We grow through in-depth Bible study gaining knowledge of who God is and who we are in Christ so that we might experience Him in this life. Each person takes responsibility to become a self-feeder.

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Below is a brief summary of our Life Groups. If you are interested in joining a specific group, you can make a note when you fill out the form to join a group!

 
 

 

Wood Life Group
Led by Keith Wood
Sundays, 9:00-10:15am
Meets at BCC – Room B5
Children are welcome to attend the 9am Ignite Children’s Ministry.
An in-depth Bible-book study group with fellowship, prayer, and the occasional shared meal.

 

Walker Life Group
Led by Mike Walker
Thursdays, 6:30pm
Meets in Walker’s home in Bettendorf just west of Crow Creek Park
No childcare available
Our group meets weekly for a combination of weekly fellowship, devotions or Bible Study and prayer, and monthly service project. On occasion we fellowship by attending local events unrelated to the church itself.

 

 

Lee Life Group
Led by Ryan and Lacy Lee
Meets at the Lee’s home in Bettendorf, 1 mile south of BCC
1st& 3rdTuesdays of the month,
Childcare available
We’re a group of 30’s/40’s with kids. We alternate discussion facilitators each week through various study formats.

 

Custer Life Group
Led by Cody Custer
2nd& 4thWednesday of the month, 6:30-8:00pm
Meets at the Custer home in Bettendorf, 2 miles east of BCC
No childcare available
We have a multigenerational group in various life stages who gather to dive into scripture with the intent to grow and do life together.

 

 

Lesh/Clark Life Group
Led by Shawn Lesh and Drew Clark
Thursdays, every other week, 6:30-8:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room B7
Childcare available
We’re a family-oriented group with young kids. We enjoy getting together outside of Life Group and serving meals at Hope at the Brickhouse once a month.

 

Hanson Life Group
Led by Marty Hanson
2nd& 4th Sundays of the month, 5:30-7:30pm
Meets in rotating group member homes
No childcare available
We study a New Testament book each term. We enjoy getting to know each other over a shared meal each week.

 

 

Mack Life Group
Led by Aaron Mack
1st& 3rdThursdays of the month, 6:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room K-2
Childcare available
We welcome any stage of life. We have young parents, old parents, empty nesters, etc. We try to be intentional about serving others a few times each year. We also rotate guys/girls night out.

 

Kristof Life Group
Led by Matt and Maia Kristof
Thursdays, 6:00pm
Meets in the Kristof home in East Moline
Childcare available
We are interested in mentoring and discipling other couples and coming alongside them in their relationships with the Lord, their spouses, and their children. In addition, to godly relationships, we like to focus on Bible literacy and Christian worldview. This takes place in the form of an informal bible study style meeting, along with lots of fellowship!

 

 

Spencer & Friends Life Group, Inc.
Led by Chris and Michelle Spencer
Wednesdays, every other week, 6:30pm
Meets in Spencer’s home near Paul Norton Elementary
No childcare available
We focus on empty nesting, raising adult children, and rediscovering that loving feeling with your spouse all studied with the foundation of the Bible.

 

Leader Training Life Group
Led by Evan Sheckler
Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00pm
Meets in Sheckler’s home near 53rd/Middle
Childcare Available
This group is for those interested in one day leading a new Life Group. We’ll go through a book of the Bible and focus on leadership development.

 

 

Bales Women’s Life Group
Led by Cindy Bales
Thursdays, 1:30-3:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room B7
Childcare currently unavailable
This group of mostly retired ladies enjoys topical and Bible book studies with lots of discussion and sharing. Prayer support is important to us. We make a point to do a once-a-month outing together, usually sharing a meal.

 

Ladies Sunday Life Group
Led by Janet Meyer, Cathy Zabel, and Connie VonHoldt
Sundays, 10:30-11:30am
Meets at BCC – Room B7
Children may attend the 10:30am Ignite Kids Ministry
This Life Group is for women of any age who want to study and discuss the Bible while sharing life together. Our main focus is our ongoing study of the entire Bible along with our commitment to pray for each other’s needs as friends in the Lord.

 

 

Blomme Life Group
Led by Bruce Blomme
Sundays 5:00 – 7:00 First three Sundays of the month
Meets at Blomme’s home near 53rd/Middle
No childcare available
Life Group with discussion based study followed by splitting into men’s and women’s group for in-depth discussion. Mostly married couples of all ages.

 

Moeller Men’s Life Group
Led by Greg Moeller
Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room B5
No childcare available
Mostly 40+ guys getting together to learn more about Jesus, but all men are welcome! We generally use a video study to lead into our discussion time.

 

 

West Davenport Life Group
Led by Karl and Sharon Roberts 
Meets at the Robert’s home in West Davenport
2nd& 4thTuesdays, 6:30pm 
No Childcare Available 
We’re a group of empty nesters who enjoy a variety of Bible study styles, fellowship, and prayer. At times we’ll do a service project together and share a meal.

 

Boyles Life Group
Led by Josh and Shalee Boyles 
Wednesdays (2 times a month), 6:00pm
Meets at the Boyles’ home near 53rd/Utica Ridge 
Childcare Available 
This study will bring together individual and group study to gain a deeper knowledge of the Bible. Bring your curiosity and a desire to dig into God’s Word and together we will grow in community as we grow in understanding.

 

 

Ziebarth Life Group
Led by Arnie and Sandy Ziebarth
1stand 3rdTuesdays, 7:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room B5
No Childcare Available
We’re mostly retired and enjoy food, fellowship, and Biblical discussion from a video series.

 

Walker Men’s Life Group
Led by Mike Walker
Tuesdays, 8:00pm
Meets at BCC – Connection Central
No Childcare Available
This group studies through a book of the Bible focusing on men’s discipleship growth.

 

 

Adair Women’s Life Group
Led by Vicki Adair, Kathi Longshore, Patty Havill 
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Meets at BCC – Room B5 
No Childcare Available 
This group of mostly retired ladies enjoys topical and Bible book studies with lots of discussion and sharing.

 

High School Life Group
Led by Jonathan Sulgrove 
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Meets at BCC in Kid’s Check-In Area 
No Childcare Available 
This group will study through a book of the Bible and focus on personal Bible study habits.