Upcoming Events

Mission of Hope Meal Packing Event

The Mission of Hope Meal Packing Event at NWCOG is scheduled for Sunday, October 1, 2023. This year we have set a goal of packing 100,000 meals! These meals will go to Mission of Hope and be distributed to children in schools and orphanages throughout Haiti.  There will be representatives from “Mission of Hope” and “Kids Against Hunger” here to lead this event.  We need 120 people per shift (360 total) to help pack 100,000 meals.  Please sign up  HERE to volunteer to pack meals for this Haiti outreach.

Trunk or Treat 2023

It is that time of year again! We are so excited to host our annual Trunk or Treat Event on Saturday, October 28 from 5-7 p.m. If you have been to this event before, you know there are so many different themes and it is really fun to walk through as a family in a safe and of course….candy filled environment! This event is indoors. No need to pre-register this year. We will have candy, costumes, games. We will also have hot dogs and chips you can grab on your way out. Invite your friends, families and neighbors to this community event.


Chilibowl 2023

Back by popular demand! NWCOG is hosting a flag football competition and chili cook-off @ Camp Crosley on Sunday, October 08, 2023 with a 1:00 pm kick-off!

  • Each  team may consist of no more than 11 players!  (7 players on the field at a time)
  • Players must be 18 years and older! (NOTE:  No more than 2 players can be a part of your team who are not regular attenders of NWCOG!)
  • We will play a round-robin style tournament!

If you would like to be considered for the chili-cook off, you must be willing to make one (1) crock pot full of your favorite recipe!  Only 8 contestants will be allowed to compete! All contestants (flag football and/or chili cook-off) must be signed-up by SUNDAY, OCTOBER 01! REGISTER

“An Excursion To Berne”

All Seniors age 55 or older are invited to join the JOY Group on Thursday, October 12th for a day trip to Berne, IN to visit EP Graphics and Smith Brother’s Furniture.  Your hosts will be business owners Roger and Naomi Muselman. The cost is $25 per person and includes Tour Bus Transportation; Tours; Dynamic Testimonies, and an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet lunch at the “Back Forty Junction” in Decatur, IN.  You may click HERE to signup for this trip. Signups are due by October 1st.

Divorce Care

Divorce Care meets each week on Tuesdays from 6:00p to 8:00p in room A102 beginning September 12 and runs for 13 weeks.  In this meeting you’ll watch a 30-minute video filled with practical suggestions from counselors and other experts on divorce recovery. Plus you’ll hear from people who’ve experienced a marriage breakup and who share what has helped them. Their insights will help you make wise decisions as you move forward.  You may click HERE for more information about Divorce Care. You may also contact Chris Stavedahl at (517)617-1106 for more information about this group meeting.

MOM’s Group Signup

Our MOMS Program (Mornings on Main Street), has begun their registration and it will continue to be open throughout the year. The MOMS program meets every other Thursday, on the 2nd and 4th Thursday’s of the month. Mornings On Main Street is geared to Mothers of young children. Specifically, all mothers “expecting” through mothers of 5th graders, are welcome to join this awesome group of women. Our mission statement perfectly represents our goals for you and our ministry to you: Moms connecting and encouraging each other in Jesus Christ; for support in the season of raising young children.  You may click HERE to sign up to participate in the MOM’s Group.


Next Level Discipleship Classes

Take your walk to the “Next Level.” These classes are designed to help you go to the next level in your relationship with Christ and to equip you to help others do the same!! Course attendance is limited and approved on a first come, first serve basis. Please review the brief course descriptions here and register online.

Join a Life Group

Life Groups are small gatherings of adults which meet in homes, businesses, and public gathering places to connect with other Christ-followers long-term. You’ll find a safe place to grow in Christ and experience life-giving relationships as you navigate life together through Bible-based life discussion, prayer, fellowship and by serving together in the local community. Groups vary in number and meeting frequency. You can register online here or if you have questions please contact Pastor Todd Oesch at [email protected].

Ladies Bible Study

All ladies are invited to attend the Ladies Bible Study led by Beth Boggs.  The study meets every Tuesday from 9:30a – 10:30a in the Student Ministry Center beginning September 5th.  This year the study will be based on II Kings.  Come and bring a friend!  Contact Beth Boggs at 574-594-5300 for more information about this study.