Discipleship Ministries

Bible Study Website Sidebar Here is a list of teams that are part of First Christian Church of Chicago’s process to help people grow together in living out their faith:  
Hospitality Team Leader: Jumoke McDonald
Meet and greet guests and members, as host for a time of hospitality with refreshments following Worship Celebration.

Connection Leaders – Team Leader: Steven Chapman

Help people grow in their faith by leading a Connection Group. Sunday Connection Groups help people to discuss and apply that Sunday’s Bible teaching, while midweek Connection Groups might form around a select theme or group, such as young marrieds or “single again” adults. All groups serve as an environment for people to share the stories of their spiritual walk together, and pray, encourage and support each other in it.

Resources are available for those interested in leading groups.

 Student Teaching Team – Team Leader: Gincy Hartin

Help students in grades Pre-K through 12 engage in faith-building activities, lessons, and discussions by leading one of the Connection Groups for students.


  Fellowship Events – Team Leaders: Leadership Needed

Help members get connected further by planning and providing support service for all-church fellowship events


Men’s Ministry Team Leaders: Jerrold Brock and Steven Chapman

Help men connect and grow into Christlike followers through periodic events.

Shepherding/Congregational Care – Team Leader: Leadership Needed
Provide comfort and encouragement to FCC family members who are battling with illness, discouragement or grief by making visits in the hospital or at their homes
Bereavement Ministry – Team Leader: Leader Needed
Help family members of deceased coordinate memorial services and/or repast arrangements which will be held at FCC..
American Heritage Girls Team Leader: Dionna Bickham
Help girls develop character as they build new friendships, experience new challenges, serve others and have tons of fun
in a safe, faith-filled environment.

Communication – Team Leader: Dionna Bickham

Help facilitate good communication between the church, its members and the community through a variety of means, including publications, website, signage, etc.