Small Groups & Fellowship

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START (ages 22-35). This is a group of singles and newly married Christians who are starting out and want to grow in their faith with other Christians. Join us for fellowship. 6;00 pm Wednesday nights.

Men’s Bible Study

Our monthly Men’s Bible Study meets the second Saturday of every month at 7:30am.  All men are welcome and invited to attend. 

Prayer Small Groups

Meet for prayer weekly with your Christian brothers and sisters through Zoom. If you prefer not to pray out loud, you can still participate. Please include your availability (in the comment box below) and you will be notified by Pastor Malinak of the day and time of your weekly prayer group. Each session of prayer will last 15-30 minutes.  

We have a new Wednesday Night Prayer group via Zoom from 7:30 to 8:45.


Redeeming Technology: A Christian Approach to Healthy Digital Habits (10 weeks). Wednesdays through – April 26 from 6:00 - 6:45. (Not meeting during Lent). Americans spend approximately 11 hours per day on social media, in front of a screen or texting friends and family. A Lutheran pastor teamed up with a psychiatrist to develop this study which considers: how all of this media time affects both physical and spiritual well-being, and how one can find a healthy balance of technology while still being focused on Christ.

The Book of Job (12 weeks). Wednesdays through– May 10 from 6:00 - 6:45. (Not meeting during Lent). One of the most fascinating books within Scripture, Job raises questions of suffering and evil permitted in this world and God’s relationship to man and creation. This study will dive deep into Job and the questions surrounding his trial and tribulations.

Mere Christianity (12 weeks) Sundays, through -April 23, 6:30 pm. In this classic treatise, C.S. Lewis explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Mere Christianity is a compilation of Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two which provides a powerful apologetic for the Christian faith.

Why Did Jesus Have to Die? (6 weeks) Tuesdays, February 28-April 4, 6pm. This study examines the most profound event of salvation history: the crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ. By exploring from a biblical perspective what is known as the doctrine of the Atonement, participants will better understand what Christ has done for us in pursuit of answering the central question: “Why did Jesus have to die?” 

Musicians Who Are Christians (4 weeks) Mondays, April 17-May 8, 6pm. Air-1, K-Love and The Fish are Christian music radio stations, as are Star 102.1, The Eagle and The Wolf. Not all musicians who are Christian are part of the Christian music scene. In this study, participants will hear the story of mainstream musicians who share(d) their walks of faith through their various genres of music. Musicians include: Duke Ellington, Styx, Johnny Cash, U2.


Wisconsin Fish Fry

Join us in the Family Life Center at 6:00 pm on March 31, 2023 for a Wisconsin Fish Fry. Everyone is welcome. No cost to attend. No sign up necessary.

Life Experienced - April 29th - Party in the Barn

On Saturday, April 29th at 6:00pm, Life Experienced will gather at the home of Charles & Judy Swartzell for a party in their barn.  There will be games and prizes!  Please plan to bring an appetizer to share and your favorite beverage.  Water and tea will be provided.  

Are You Ready for Some Baseball??

Life Experienced is coordinating an outing to a Rangers Baseball game on Tuesday, May 16th.  We'd like to invite anyone in the congregation to join us.  If you'd like tickets, PLEASE sign-up online before May 1st.  Ticket price will be determined by seating availability but should be around $30.00.  More info to follow!

Young Adult Discipleship Group

This is a discipleship group open to all LWLC members and friends (ages 16-22) who wish to delve deeper into the Bible. We meet Tuesday morning at 7:15 am at the Starbucks in Westlake (78 Andorra Dr). The curriculum we will be using is Harvest Workers - a series of lessons put out by the LCMC Texas district. This will provide a good deep dive into the Bible, what we believe and why. 

Golf Fellowship

We meet Tuesday mornings at Bear Creek Golf Club. Hope you can join us. Everyone is welcome!

Family Camping Trip

Benzonia Rustic Resort, Benzonia, MI - July 8,9,10. Accommodations include tent, RV, and cabins. For more information and to make your reservation go to