Ministries and Classes

Northwoods offers a wide variety of ministry groups and programs carefully planned to help you grow.

Classes

Four Steps to Join the Team

Take your next steps towards connection, membership, and service. If you're new to Northwoods, this is the place to start.

Alpha

Got questions? Get answers to life's big questions as you explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ.

Get Free

Learn God's promises for a life of true freedom and healing from physical, emotional, and spiritual issues.

Doing What Jesus Did

The Christian life is meant to be lived full of power and purpose, and there's no better way to get yourself ready.

Children & Students

Discoveryland

From birth through elementary school, children's ministry nurtures kids and equips parents.

Quest

A lot of things change for students in middle school, but Quest is a solid and safe place for growing and having fun.

Converge

Fill the teen years with good friends and God-focused fun! Games, events, worship, and groups make all the difference.

College

Build your spiritual passion and surround yourself with friends for the journey. Worship, study, and true community.

Adult Groups

Small Groups

Connect with like-minded people and pursue Jesus together. Pray for one another and enjoy the journey!

Men

God knows you have what it takes to be the man he designed you to be! He also knows you can't go it alone.

Women

Grow deeper in relationships with God and with other women through learning, discussion, prayer, and fun.

20s & 30s

Enjoy experiences and activities that will help you get connected with other single or married people.

55+ Adults

Retirement is just the start of the second half! God has prepared you with experience and wisdom to share.

Life Help & Prayer

Grief

You don't have to deal with the loss of a loved one all by yourself. Gather with a group, so you don't have to grieve alone.

Divorce

Support groups really can help adults, teens, and children find healing from the difficulties of divorce.

Finances

Become a better steward of your resources and find peace in your finances by handling money God's way.

Marriage

Strong marriages are the glue that holds society together. God has a lot of good advice about them.

Recovery

Sometimes life presents you with difficult circumstances, and you may feel like you're walking alone. You don't have to.

Pastoral Care & Assistance

Sometimes you just need a bit of help to meet some needs, or a friendly visit when you're not well. We can help.

Freedom

Discover the keys to true freedom as you learn to let go of the past and the things that hold you back.

Prayer

Listen & talk to God, seek wisdom & healing, and call out on behalf of others—prayer is our direct connection with God!

Missions

Global Reach

Intentionally focused work with effective ministry organizations enables us to make a difference around the world.

Local Impact

With our high-impact partners, we help people in the communities around with our talents and resources.

Re:New Thrift Store

Donated goods are sold for modest prices and even given away to provide loving assistance when needed.

Operation Christmas Child

Simple gift boxes open the hearts and minds of children and families worldwide to know about Jesus.

The Surge Project

We want to see churches filled and the gospel shared—not only in our region, but across the globe!

Resources & More

Mobile & Streaming

Access Northwoods from all of your devices with our apps and streaming services.

Connections Bookstore

Discover books, Bibles, music and more at the bookstore. Get materials intended to help you learn, grow, share, and worship.

Fasting

Draw closer to God through fasting and increased time spent in worship and prayer.

Pray First Booklet

Learn how to become a people of prayer and look forward to prayer through guidance in developing your prayer life.

Bible Reading Plans

Read through the Bible in one year with these different reading plans!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about practices at Northwoods? Find your answers here!