Ministries and Classes Northwoods offers a wide variety of ministry groups and programs carefully planned to help you grow. CORE CLASSES CHILDREN & STUDENTS FREEDOM & PRAYER ADULT GROUPS LIFE HELP OUTREACH & MISSIONS RESOURCES & MORE Core 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. More Classes Get equipped for your spiritual journey. 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. G.R.O. G.R.O is a ministry for college-aged young adults to connect with God and others through live worship, biblical teaching, and other group activities. Freedom & Prayer 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! 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 Support Groups There is a season for everything. In every season, we need to be surrounded by people who will care for us and build us up. Parenting & Families Parenting can be tough. That's why we partner with parents and families to build spiritually healthy homes. Marriage Strong marriages are the glue that holds society together. God has a lot of good advice about them. Finances Become a better steward of your resources and find peace in your finances by handling money God's way. 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. Outreach & 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! School of Ministry Pursue your passion for growing God’s Kingdom through this highly experiential leadership pipeline. 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. Baptism If you've said "Yes!" to Jesus, baptism is your next step! Fasting Draw closer to God through fasting and increased time spent in worship and prayer. Creative Communications The music, technical, production, media, and communications teams work together to create an excellent worship experience on all of our campuses. 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!