What is a Life Group?

LifeGroups are small groups of people who consistently meet together to learn about who God is. They help encourage each other to become more fully devoted followers of Christ in practical ways.


  • Hang out, catch up on week (20 minutes)
  • Study (30 minutes)
  • Personal Application and Response to Study (30 minutes)
  • Prayer (10 minutes)

How can I join a Life Group?

  • Group Link coming soon! Group Link is a 2 hour event where people can connect with others in their geographic area or life stage in hopes of creating a LIFE Group.
  • Create your own Life Group and come to Group Link!
  • Visit the information center in the foyer.

Can I lead a Life Group?

  • LIFE Group Leaders are responsible for providing their groups with vision, direction, and support. They primarily serve as shepherds by facilitating and monitoring their groups.
  • Qualifications:
    • Connected –They have partnered with Trinity Church of the Nazarene through membership.
    • Character – They are known for their integrity by those who know them best.
    • Culture - They embrace Trinity’s group strategy and values.
    • Competence – They have been through training and have experience in leading small groups.
    • Chemistry – They have interviewed with the Pastor of Small Groups.

Where and when do Life Groups meet?

  • LIFE Groups have the flexibility to meet whenever they want and wherever they want! You can choose a home, a coffee shop, and even the Church!
  • It is recommended that Life Groups meet on a weekly basis for an hour and a half to two hours.
Leader: Caleb Friedeman
Location: Wheaton
Time: Thursday nights at 7pm
Description: Residents of Wheaton growing in their Christian walk.

Leader(s): Chris & Erin Crofford
Location: Naperville
Time: 1st and 3rd Friday every month at 6pm
Description: Families with young children sharing life together.

Leader(s): Dan & Mary Coughlan
Location: Naperville/Warrenville
1st Sunday of every month - Starbucks on Rt 59 and McDowell
3rd Sunday of every month - Rotation of restaurants
Every other Sunday - Trinity Prayer Room (1451 Raymond Dr. Naperville, IL)
Time: Sunday nights at 5:30pm
Description: Parents with youth and college age students raising children during the challenging years.

Leader(s): Jim & Cindy Sniegowski
Location: Bolingbrook/Naperville
Time: Sunday nights at 6:30pm
Description: Empty nester's continuing their journey with God after the kids are grown.

Leader(s): Randy & Kathy Loewen - Parenting from the Tree of Life
Location: Aurora
Time: Monday nights at 7pm
Description: Godly parenting classes for all stages of life.

Leader(s): Rick & Patty Smith
Location: Plainfield/Naperville
Time: Sunday nights at 6:30pm
Description: Study from the Serendipity Bible, what happens when two or three people get together and share their lives?

Leader: Shirley Jones
Location: Trinity Church - 1451 Raymond Dr. Naperville, IL
Time: 3rd Sunday of every month at 12pm
Description: Adults 55+ enjoy fellowship, good food, special speakers, and serving the Lord together.

Leader: Mellissa Henry - United & Unique Single Moms 
Location: Trinity Church - 1451 Raymond Dr. Naperville, IL
Time: Sunday nights at 5:30pm
Description: Single Mom's fellowship and Godly encouragement for one another. Pioneer Club available for your children.

Leader(s): Tony & Laura Steffens - Young Adult Community
Time: Sunday nights at 7pm
Description: College age to 30 years old come and experience the joy of the Lord as you begin adulthood.



For more information and to get involved with one of our LifeGroups contact:
Katie Sloan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (630)778-0328