Brookside Chruch
Pursuing Christ Together!

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 -

May 24-Joanna's Restaurant, Leo Crossing

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:

June 3 and 10, 11:00 a.m.

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 dates:

March 25, June 24, October 21

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

2018 Child Dedications: 

February 25, May 13, September 2

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.

 

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.

Sign up online or at the Connections Center in the Well.

2018 Summer

Tuesday, June 5-July 17, 6:30-8:30 pm - Finding I Am by Lysa TerKeurst (limited signups)

Tuesday, June 5-July 10, 7:00-8:30 pm - The Freedom Factor by Bruce Wilkinson

Wednesday, June 20-August 1, 9:30-11:00 am - Numbers: Learning Contentment in a Culture of More by Melissa Spoelstra

 

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

 

Midweek is on recess until the Fall of 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?

6:45-7:00 pm Doors open
7:00-8:00 pm Children’s (infant-Grade 4) & Adults (all ages)
8:00-8:15 pm Children’s pickup
7:00-8:30 pm Youth (Grades 5-12)

Semester 1 September 13-November 15, 2017
Semester 2 January 10-March 28, 2018

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.

Project 5
Project 5 is our environment uniquely designed for our 5th graders. Each week, students experience a combination of fun, music, games, teaching, and interaction with friends and youth leaders. 7-8:30pm

Middle School (6th-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

Discover the Voice of God
Our single moms will discover the root to clear and daily communicaton with God and learn how surrender centers us in His will and helps us discern His voice. No book fee, but please sign up. Facilitator: Susan Graf | Room 2313| no book fee

Essentials
The importance of understanding essential Christian doctrine can hardly be overstated. Join the conversation as we explore essential doctrines that flow across all of Scripture. Facilitators: Matt Harmon + Brian Clay | Room 1305

Galatians
The apostle Paul explains what it means to live in the freedom that comes through Jesus Christ. 
Facilitator: Jill Clay | Room 2305 | $8 book fee

Married Couples
Young or Not So Young Marrieds Small Group
Do you want to pour life into your marriage? Then the new marrieds group will help you uncover and understand the unique factors that shape your marriage. The group will provide helpful insights, and enjoyable relationship-strengthening conversations.
Facilitators: Augsburger/Norris/Sellhorn | Room 2310

The Porch
This adult Bible study group is studying various topics using video through Right Now Media. 
Facilitator: Brady Long | Room 2309 

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?
Contact Aaron Makin (458-4455) for more details.

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.

If you need childcare we ask that you include the number of children and their ages. This can be done when signing up for a group. If you plan to attend a Bible study, please contact the church office with your childcare need.

For more information about Brookside Midweek call the church at 260-485-9665.

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.

 

Check back to see when the next meeting will be.

 

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.

Join us on May 16!

Ladies!!

Do you enjoy-

  • Coffee or tea?
  • Time with Friends?
  • Meeting new people?
  • Learning about opportunities to get involved??

Then MARK your calendar for the upcoming dates!

  • March 11 - Kelley Lothamer share the ministry of Trades of Hope

Where and when will we see you?
11:00 a.m.
Room 1305

We have reserved a seat for you! Come join us, we look forward to meeting you.

Contact: Kathy Eikenberry

Ladies!!

Do you enjoy-

  • Coffee or tea?
  • Time with Friends?
  • Meeting new people?
  • Learning about opportunities to get involved??

Then MARK your calendar for the upcoming dates!

Women Get Real will resume in the Fall of 2018.

 

Become a tutor for Arlington Elementary School students! Study Connection will meet each Wednesday afternoon at Brookside from 3:00-4:30pm.  If you are interested in this opportunity, CONTACT MIKE CAYWOOD for additional information.

Springhill Day Camp is coming to Brookside Church June 11-15, 2018!

Check out all the details and registration information here.

Men's slow-pitch softball teams are forming now. If you are a guy over 18 and have some baseball or softball experience, we would love to have you on the team! We play on Monday nights at Kreager Park from May to August. Sign up at the Connections Center and a coach will contact you.

Come and celebrate Brookside's 60th birthday at the FORT WAYNE TINCAPS game on June 24! 

Enjoy some baseball!

   Meet your favorite player following the game!

      Run the bases at the conclusion of the game!

Game time is 1:05 pm and tickets are ONLY $9 - ORDER HERE!

Tickets will be emailed directly to you. You may choose to purchase your tickets at the Connections Center at Brookside for $10 per ticket.

Deadline to order is June 10!

 
 
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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.