Connecting Groups

Adults can grow more deeply connected to God and each other through informal times of conversation, prayer, fun, and service. All are welcome: single, married, long-time Christian, spiritual seeker. See the options below, then sign up in our lobby, at the church office, or online below. Childcare is organized through the individual group.

*All Connecting Groups will meet the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, beginning September 24.

Conversations about Life and Faith

w/ Rick Peacock @10:45 am starting September 17th
If you are spiritually curious, feeling burdened in life, or have questions about faith, God and life, this is the group for you!
The Peacock Home, 1630 N. Main St., Princeton (Lunch to Follow!)

Exploring the Sabbath

w/ Lynn and Jenny Stickel @ 10:45 am 
If you are stressed out, come and explore this forgotten rhythm of life given to us by God: the Sabbath! We will read, discuss, and practice The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring the Sabbath by Mark Buchanan (books available for purchase at class)
Church Fellowship Hall, after Sunday service

Finding Christian Community: for 40-and-below folks

w/ Pastor Derek @ 3:00 pm
Come join us for casual conversation about doing life and faith together. 
Childcare will be provided! $10 fee for discussion guide.
Church Fellowship Hall

Gathering around the Word (two options)

As Christians, we believe that God shapes our lives through prayerful conversations around God’s Word. These two groups will go deeper in discussion about the scripture text of the Sunday sermon.
(option 1) w/ Diane Smith @ 6:00 pm 
The Smith Home, 1217 South Main St., Princeton
(option 2) w/ Pete Swanson @ 6:00 pm
The church, Room A

Adult Bible Studies (open to all; no sign-up necessary)

Studying the New Testament

w/ Walt Elwell
Each Wed. night, 6:15 to 7:30 pm in the Church Library

Women’s Bible Study

w/ Barb Elwell
Warren Wiersbe’s “Be Confident” (the Book of Hebrews)
2nd and 4th Thursday, 10:00 to 11:30 am, Room A

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers)

Moms get a chance to connect, share, and grow with other moms of young kids.  Childcare is provided.  So is dinner!
Meets 1st Tuesday of every month @ 5:30 pm


A Christian support group for those grieving the death of loved ones, facilitated by Karin Tunis.
Tuesday nights, beginning Sept. 5: 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Room A

Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a biblical, 9 week course on how to handle money God’s way. It will begin at the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton, on Sunday, September 17 and will meet from 5:00 to 7:00 pm each Sunday. For more information or to register, go to Cost approximately $100.  Childcare provided. For questions, contact Eric Meyer at 563-449-4350 or or Deanna Wise-Frerichs at 217-474-4669 or