Bible Studies

Bible Studies

Immanuel offers several opportunities throughout the week to dig deeper into the Bible.

Every believer is encouraged to grow in their knowledge and understanding of the Scriptures.

For more information about Bible studies and small groups, please contact Pr. Chris at


Please note that all participants in in-person classes will follow Immanuel's Covid Protocols as outlined here.


Traditional Bible Studies

  • Sunday Forum, 9:15 AM, via Zoom or Fellowship Hall

Led by Elvin Harms and Bob Schmidt. This class will walk through One Nation Under God: Healing Racial Divide, a Bible study written by our brother in Christ and friend of Immanuel, Pr. Keith Haney. 


  • Discovering Immanuel, TBD

Led by Pr. Eric Kennaugh.

Covers information necessary to become an engaged participant and is essential for those interested in membership. Meet active members to answer questions and make connections, and ministry leaders to learn about opportunities. Additional information is available here. Registration is required.


  • Student Ministry Leader Study, Tue., 6:30 PM, Rm 254

If interested, please contact Pr. Chris at 630 879 7163 or


  • Women’s Bible Study, Weds., 9-10:30 AM, Fellowship Hall

Led by Laura Klein. 

In Encouraging One Another you will explore what Scripture has to say about the value God places on your life and how He notices all you are doing. You will read passages that will lift your spirit as you hear God speaking His words of encouragement into your life. You will also discover that just as God lifts you up, He wants you to lift up others. New participants should register at


  • Thu. PM Acts, 6:30 PM, Multi Purpose Room

Led by Pr. Chris Davis.

Most of the Bible is written to the Israelite nation with applications to us, but with laws and callings of God that are not for Christians today. The Book of Acts is written by and for New Covenant Christians with great direction and guidance for Christians today. 


  • Fri. PM Hard Questions, 6:30 PM, Multi Purpose Room

Led by Pr. Chris Davis.

What does the Bible say about the Hard Questions of life: Heaven and Hell, Government, Divorce, Justice and Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Strange Bible Characters, Theological debates? What questions do you want to explore? Let’s seek God’s answers! 


  • Sat. Men's Bible Study, 8 AM, Fellowship Hall

Led by Pr. Eric Kennaugh

This group is finishing its study of the Gospels and embarking on the Red Letter Challenge.


Relational Studies

  • Experiencing God

Led by Tim Rueter and Mark Carroll.

A twelve week class that helps participants learn to notice what God is doing around them. This is the foundation class for all relational studies. Register here.


  • Forming

Led by Julaine Kammrath.

A twelve week class that leads participants to know themselves more deeply, as well as use a biblical technique called Lectio Divina. Prerequisite: Experiencing God. Register here.


  • Belonging

Led by Julaine Kammrath.

A twelve week class that gets into learning to attune, as well as the work in us that only God can do versus the maturity skills we do ourselves. Prerequisite: Forming. Register here.