Brookside Chruch
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Events

Catch Up and Crafts is a club for ladies who are looking for some time to work on those projects that seem to always get pushed aside. Whether it's scrap booking, stamping, sewing, quilting, coupon clipping or any other activity, gather your supplies and meet us at Brookside at 7:00 pm on the Monday nights listed below. There are always large work areas available along with snacks, and fun! It's an evening of fun and accomplishment! 

2018 Dates:

January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 21, 
August 27, September 24, October 22, November 26

No meeting in July and December

Contact Lisa

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The Brookside Christian Book Group meets bi-monthly (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct) on the fourth Thursday, and on the first Thursday of December, to discuss Christian books of various genres. You are welcome to read the book and join us for the discussion in various homes. For more information on the current book and discussion location call Joan Boyer at 482-7377.

 

All adults are invited to the next Thursday Night Out for fellowship and good food. Please make your reservation at the SAM desk at the Connections Center.

Next date -

November 15 - Hall's Triangle Park, 5:00pm

The Lord's Supper will be celebrated in the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 services on February 4, April 8, June 3, August 12, October 14, and December 9.

The Discover Brookside class offers information about Brookside and provides answers to your questions about the church. The class is open to anyone but is required for membership. Please register at the Connections Center or call the church office at 485-9665. You must attend all sessions to complete the class. 

The next class dates:

January 9 & 16; 6:30 p.m., room 2310

We will celebrate baptism during our Sunday morning worship services several times throughout the year. Complete an application available on the Forms page.

Next 2018 Baptism date:

October 21

If you are interested in dedicating your child at Brookside, complete an application from the Forms page of this website.

Dates for 2019 dedication Sundays have not been determined.

Come find out what Financial Peace University is all about!

  • Do you need help paying off the credit card bill from vacation?
  • Do you want an emergency fund to use when the car breaks down?
  • Is it challenging to talk to your spouse about money?
  • Do you desire to give more to the church or local charities?  

FPU is offered at different times throughout the year. The cost for the entire class is $100 and scholarships are available. Please register at the Connections Center. Contact Aaron Makin (260-458-4455) for more details.

FPU will be offered at Brookside beginning January 16. This 9-week session costs only $70. Please register at the Connections Center at church or contact Aaron.

 

Women's Studies

Bible Studies for women are planned to strengthen, equip, and encourage everyone to dig deeper into God's Word. If you need further information, contact Margo Dubach via email or phone at 260-627-3018 or call the Brookside Church office at 260-485-9665.

Click on the study you are interested in for more detailed information.

2018 Fall

Monday, September 10-November 26, 7:00-8:30 pm - Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry Blackaby

Tuesday, September 11-December 4, 9:00-10:30 am - Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry Blackaby

Tuesday, September 11-November 13, 7:00-8:30 pm - Change, Facing the Unexpected by Beth Seversen

Wednesday, September 12-November 14, 6:30-7:30 pm - Face-to-Face with a Holy God by Kay Arthur

Wednesday, September 12-November 14, 6:30-7:30 pm - Shattered Dreams: God's Unexpected Path to Joy by Larry Crabb (Single Moms Study)

 Get connected to our Facebook page-Brookside Women's Ministry

 

Midweek begins September 12, 2018.

 

What is Brookside Midweek?

On Wednesday nights we open our doors at 6:45pm for a community-wide event. Children (K-4th grade) and students (5th-12th) experience a fun, encouraging environment designed specially to help them move closer to God through Jesus — while parents and adults of any age can engage in teaching and round table discussions, workshops, or small groups. Everyone is welcome!

What Time does Brookside Midweek Start and End?

6:15 pm Doors open
6:30-7:30 pm All Classes
7:30-7:45 pm Children’s pickup
8:30 pm Youth (Grades 5-12) Released

Semester 1 September 12-November 14, 2018
Semester 2 TBD

What Ministries does Brookside Midweek have?

Brookside Midweek has ministries for all ages!

Pre-K
There are early childhood classes (nursery to age 5) for children of parents attending any of the MIdweek programs.

Kindergarten–Grade 4
Kids experience a fun, encouraging environment designed specially to help them grow in their faith. Through large-group teaching, small group conversations with skilled leaders, and age-targeted tracks like art, drama, and team-building games, kids increase their Biblical knowledge and build confidence in their faith.

Middle School (5th-8th)
Wednesday Nights are designed to be a fun environment where students can connect with their peers, dive into the Word of God and be challenged by a caring adult to take next steps in their walk with Christ! These nights include fun, games, worship, Biblical teaching, small groups and so much more. 7-8:30pm

High School (9th-12th)
On Wednesday night, High school students from all over Fort Wayne gather for a time to rest, connect and grow in their relationship with Jesus. The night is geared to allow students to hang with friends, ask questions, hear relevant Biblical messages and be in a discussion group. 7-8:30pm

Classes and Groups for Adults

Shattered Dreams
Our single moms will discover a new way to live, a way that leads to a joy-filled encounter with Christ. No book fee, but please sign up. Facilitator: Susan Graf | Room 2313| no book fee

Face-to-Face with a Holy God
This study of Isaiah shows us how we can stand strong in the face of attack, persevere in a faithful walk with God and claim the tremendous promises he has provided. Facilitator: Jill Clay | Room 2305 | $10 book fee

Men's Small Group
Men are not meant to do life alone! We need each other to support, challenge and hold us accountable as we discover God's calling! Matt harmon leads this group to consider what it looks like to live as a godly man.
Facilitator: Matt Harmon | Conference Room

The Table
This group is designed to provide a place for anyone to have open and honest conversation about what was covered on Sunday from the pulpit. 
Facilitator: Rotation | Worship Center 

Financial Peace University (FPU)
Do you need help paying off the credit card bill? Do you wish you could have an emergency fund to use when the car breaks down? Do you find it challenging to talk to your spouse about money? Do you desire to give more to the church or local charities in time of need?  FPU will give you answers to these and more money questions.
Contact Aaron Makin (458-4455) for more details.

Holy Yoga
Come connect spiritually, emotionally, and physically with the Lord while stretching and breathing the stress of the day away. Wear comfortable clothes that can stretch but do not bunch or move too much. Appropriate clothing is, but is not limited to, a t-shirt, yoga pants or capris, sweatpants. Bring a water bottle, a yoga mat, blocks, straps, blanket...if you do not have any supplies, please come anyway!
Facilitator: Anne-Therese Peterson | Room 2311

How do I Sign Up?

Contact the church office if you are interested in joining a small group or Financial Peace University. The Bible studies and youth groups require no sign up and you are welcome to join at any time.

Are you an adoptive parent, foster parent, or someone considering adoption or foster care? Are you interested in learning about child or family sponsorship? Mission 1:27 normally meets for our monthly foster and adoption care support group the third Sunday of each month at 10:30 am.

 

Meet new friends and enjoy a delicious lunch at the monthly SAM luncheon. Click here for details.

Intro is your first step toward finding real community here at Brookside. If you are new or have never connected, Intro is for you. Intro is a 60 minute event where you can hear our story, meet some of our staff, connect with other Brooksiders and have your questions answered. Oh, and did we mention that snacks are included... and it's free? 

Contact Pastor Jesse for details.

Next Intro-December 30

The next Mission Support Group meeting will take place on Wednesday,November 28 at 6:30 pm in room 1305. We will hear from Bible translator Carol Tebley, Skype with Hirschelmans and sign Christmas cards for our missionaries.

 

 

REAL Connection Circles for Women

Do want to get to know more Brookside women? Do you crave a time to just sit and relax and share with other gals? Do you want to make new friends in a Christ-centered environment? You need REAL Connection Circles for Women!

REAL - Relationship  Encouragement  Accountability  Laughter

This is not a replacement for a Bible Study - it is the opportunity to go deeper with a small group of women.

WHERE: In the home of one of your hostesses
WHEN: Once a month - each group has a different day/time (Ex. 2nd Tuesday at 7 pm)
WHO: You and 7 other women
WHAT: Gather to have snacks, talk and fellowship, one of the hostesses will share an encouraging devotion, and you will end with a time of prayer.
WHY: We need SIMPLE opportunities to CONNECT - to make friends - to build relationships.

NO homework, No special planning, just come and encourage each other!

 

All Brookside men are invited to join us for a prayer breakfast on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 8:00am at Joanna's Restaurant.

Upcoming dates: December 19

Become a tutor for Arlington Elementary School students! Study Connection will meet each Wednesday afternoon at Brookside from 3:15-4:15pm.  If you are interested in this opportunity, CONTACT MIKE CAYWOOD for additional information.

SATURDAYS from 11:00am-1:30pm for anyone post high school.

Fee-$1 per week, per player payable at the door.

Invite a friend and shoot some hoops with us here in Brookside’s gym!

It's time to register for the Fall season of Brookside Ultimate! Games are played on Sunday evenings in the Brookside Gym.

For further details email here.

REGISTER HERE!

Women's Ministry presents...

#secondsunday

Join us on January 13 at 6:00pm in room 1305. Please bring a wrapped present you’d like to re-gift and a snack/dessert to share! (Leftover Christmas cookies are encouraged.) We are connecting the women of Brookside in relationship with each other and building a sense of community between us. Please join us!

 

Christmas Outreach 2018 

Brookside is again providing Christmas gifts to children in our community via Crossroad Child & Family Services and Woodburn Christian Children's Home (WCCH). There are specific gift tags for over 56 children located on a Christmas tree in The Well at Brookside. Grab a tag on November 25 and help bless a child during the holidays. Return gifts by December 9.

 
 
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Brookside Church | 6102 Evard Rd | Fort Wayne IN 46835 | PH 260-485-9665
Service Times: 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 A.M.