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We fulfill our mission to LOVE GOD and BUILD SACRED COMMUNITY by following Christ as we experience God’s presence through worship, Christian educational programs, service to the community, and fellowship with our diverse membership.

Bible Studies

Throughout the year we have one to eight week studies focused on the sermon series in worship services. We start sign ups in the Fireside Room  a month before the study starts. Future Studies for 2018 will occur as follows (please note these are subject to change):

Lenten study  - February 21 – March 21, Spring Study  - April 18 – May 9, Summer Studies - we offer one time drop in groups exploring the summer series, Fall Study - September 12 – October 17, Advent Study - November 28 – December 19

Contact Pastor Josh Lee for more info.

Couples Connect Couples Connect is a place for couples of all ages and stages in their relationship to improve connection, communication, and overall relationship skills.  Join with your significant other to spend some quality time with one another and grow in your relationship.   Couples Connect reads helpful books and discusses topics designed to help you create and/or maintain a healthy relationship. Contact Laura Novak or Sherri Imperial for more information.

Couples Connect

Couples Connect is a place for couples of all ages and stages in their relationship to improve connection, communication, and overall relationship skills.  Join with your significant other to spend some quality time with one another and grow in your relationship.   Couples Connect reads helpful books and discusses topics designed to help you create and/or maintain a healthy relationship.

Contact Laura Novak or Sherri Imperial for more information.

Young Families An informal group of families with young kids that get together on a semi-regular basis to provide a way to connect, generally socially, with other families.  Kids are generally in attendance too. If you're interested in joining their email list to be notified when they meet next email Laura Hardy for more info. 

Young Families

An informal group of families with young kids that get together on a semi-regular basis to provide a way to connect, generally socially, with other families.  Kids are generally in attendance too.

If you're interested in joining their email list to be notified when they meet next email Laura Hardy for more info. 

Book Groups Sensible Shoes A Spiritual Journey.  Meets 6 Weeks at 10:00am on Wednesday’s starting Jan. 17th at Kingswood.  The Magical Strings of Frankie Presto  by Mitch Albom on Thursday, March 15, 2018  at 7 pm at Kingswood.  The Great Halifax Explosion by John U Bacon on Thursday, May 18, 2018 at 7 pm at Kingswood. Contact Pastor Josh Lee for more info.

Book Groups

Sensible Shoes A Spiritual Journey.  Meets 6 Weeks at 10:00am on Wednesday’s starting Jan. 17th at Kingswood. 

The Magical Strings of Frankie Presto  by Mitch Albom on Thursday, March 15, 2018  at 7 pm at Kingswood. 

The Great Halifax Explosion by John U Bacon on Thursday, May 18, 2018 at 7 pm at Kingswood.

Contact Pastor Josh Lee for more info.

Women's Group

Girls Night Out is a group for women of all ages.  They build sacred community by coming up with unique events each month that appeal to women in their 20's to 90's.  They meet on the 1st Thursday of the month and rotate every other month with an event at the church and an event off site.

Contact Alison Lally  or Kelly O'Neil for more info

United Methodist Women

An organization for women focusing on mission, service, study and fellowship.

- Susanna Wesley Circle - Meets for Bible Study and fellowship Sept. - June on the second Tuesdays, 10am.  - Reading Group - Meets to discuss a designated book on 1st Mondays, 10am

For more information visit the UMW website here.  Contact Beth Jayapalan for more info.

United Methodist Men

An organization for men focusing on mission, service, discussion and fellowship meets at 8am on the second Saturday of the month for breakfast and devotion. This groups mission is to "Support spiritual growth and community among men." You can learn more here

For info contact Jay Jayapalan

Men's Basketball

The church basketball ministry season usually starts in October in the Activity Center. All men are  invited to be a part....no matter your skill level.  The season  begins with "pick-me up games" and then moves to organized teams and league play through April.  The league runs from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

To sign up or get more info contact Dave Gerhardt

50 + Ministry

Our 50+ Ministry provides quarterly opportunities for those fifty and older to build sacred community and continue to find ways to serve others through their specific gifts and passions.  For 2018 we have four events currently scheduled:

April 15th - 50's House & 50's Diner in Rolling Meadows June 13th - Botanical Gardens & LuncheonOctober 1st- Apple Holler Orchard & Luncheon , Our December event has a TBD Date but we expect it to be the first weekend of December for Candlelight Carols at Moody Church

Contact Pastor Josh Lee for more info.

Crafting

The Kingswood Krafters is a group of ladies who meet regularly to create fabric cards that they then sell to invest in missions works. 

To sign up or get more info contact Jo Stone

Leaders Retreat All leaders and others are invited to an annual  leadership retreat.  Lunch is typically provided as we pray together, explore deepening  our mission and vision together, discuss our commitments to diversity, and gain helpful insights to be better  leaders and followers of Christ.  Contact Pastor James for more information. 

Leaders Retreat

All leaders and others are invited to an annual  leadership retreat.  Lunch is typically provided as we pray together, explore deepening  our mission and vision together, discuss our commitments to diversity, and gain helpful insights to be better  leaders and followers of Christ.  Contact Pastor James for more information. 

Sewing Group

The Kingswood Sewing Group sews lap robes for two local nursing homes. The sewing group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month September through May at 9am at the home of Jo Stone. If you're interested in sewing, cutting fabric, or ironing please...

Contact Jo Stone, for more info or call her at 847-541-9819

Fall Bowling League Looking for something fun to do throughout the cold months in  the northwest suburbs? Palatine Mixers, a local bowling league which already houses several Kingswood members, is opening up space for up to 7 teams for Kingswood members and  friends. Palatine Mixers is a "just for fun" league which meets at 5:00 pm on the 2nd & 4th Sundays September thru May at the Brunzwick Zone in Lake Zurich.  Each team consists of  2 men and 2 women and don’t worry if you’re not a good  bowler!  Contact Mark Rohde or Wendy Avner for more info.

Fall Bowling League

Looking for something fun to do throughout the cold months in  the northwest suburbs? Palatine Mixers, a local bowling league which already houses several Kingswood members, is opening up space for up to 7 teams for Kingswood members and  friends. Palatine Mixers is a "just for fun" league which meets at 5:00 pm on the 2nd & 4th Sundays September thru May at the Brunzwick Zone in Lake Zurich.  Each team consists of  2 men and 2 women and don’t worry if you’re not a good  bowler!  Contact Mark Rohde or Wendy Avner for more info.

Movie Group There is a NEW movie group at Kingswood.  It is open to everyone ages high school and up.  The first movie is A Wrinkle in Time on Sunday, March 11th.  Exact time to be announced when movie times are released but the group is shooting for the afternoon.  They will go to the Regal Cinema Theatre in Lincolnshire.  After the movie they will meet to discuss the movie over coffee.  The second movie will be  Mary Magdalene on April 8th.  Please sign up in the fireside room or contact Beth Bryan at  if you are interested in joining or for more info.

Movie Group

There is a NEW movie group at Kingswood.  It is open to everyone ages high school and up.  The first movie is A Wrinkle in Time on Sunday, March 11th.  Exact time to be announced when movie times are released but the group is shooting for the afternoon.  They will go to the Regal Cinema Theatre in Lincolnshire.  After the movie they will meet to discuss the movie over coffee.  The second movie will be  Mary Magdalene on April 8th.  Please sign up in the fireside room or contact Beth Bryan at  if you are interested in joining or for more info.

Grief Group

The Kingswood Grief Group meets monthly. All are welcome as we explore loss and share our journey together. We talk about loss related to death, lost jobs, lost relationships and more.

Contact Pastor James Preston for upcoming meetings.

Euchre Group This monthly Euchre group is a fun card game that’s easy to learn. If you don’t play, they can teach you. The first meeting will be Friday, February 23 at 7:00pm in Room 122.  We will discuss future plans for the group & play Euchre!   Contact Mark Rohde for more info.

Euchre Group

This monthly Euchre group is a fun card game that’s easy to learn. If you don’t play, they can teach you. The first meeting will be Friday, February 23 at 7:00pm in Room 122.  We will discuss future plans for the group & play Euchre!   Contact Mark Rohde for more info.

 
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Part of loving God is growing in relationship with God and others. We hope that you will take advantage of the variety of groups to grow and connect!
— Rev. Josh Lee, Assistant Pastor