Lifegroup Leaders

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New Leader Videos

Leadercast

February 1, 2023

Multi LIfegroups - What do we mean?

Yes, we're on mission to multiply, but we're also challenged to consider another "multi" aspect of Lifegroup. What is it? Listen to find out.

January 1, 2023

3 Tips for Leaders: Launch a Term Well

When Leaders Launch a Term, these 3 tips will be very helpful.

December 1, 2022

2022 Celebrate the Lifegroup Wins!

A lot happened in 2022... God has been good to our Lifegroups! Join Nathan as he recaps 2022.

October 1, 2022

Balance as a Leader and L1 Pathway

What is the L1 Pathway? And how did we possibly tie it to balance in life?

September 1, 2022

Lifegroup Leader Legacy

We look at Moses and his legacy. As a leader, how are you using your platform given to you?

June 1, 2022

Embracing the Uncertainty of Lifegroup Leadership

Can we be certain of anything in life? How do we learn to say thank you for the unknown?

Leadercare Resources

November 28, 2022

Episode 16: Talking About Suicide (Pt. 3)

In this episode, we conclude our discussion about talking with our families about suicide. We'll spend time increasing our awareness of risk factors to look for and the impact of social media on mental health.

November 21, 2022

Episode 15: Talking About Suicide (Pt. 2)

This week we'll continue our conversation around how to have the necessary conversation about suicide with our families.

Episode 14: Talking About Suicide (Pt. 1)

This week we'll begin an uncomfortable, but necessary, conversation about how to talk about suicide with our families.

October 31, 2022

Episode 13: Cultivating Safe & Caring Spaces - Boundaries Pt 2

This week we'll continue our conversation on group boundaries by discussing the difference between "taking care of" someone's needs and "caring for" someone's needs.

Resources

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In the Word: James (Week 2)

These closer looks were written for group study of the book, In The Word: James by Allison Myers.

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Icebreaker Questions

Use these questions to get the conversation started.

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Leader Library

View the current list of Lifegroup studies.

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In the Word: James (Week 3)

These closer looks were written for group study of the book, In The Word: James by Allison Myers.

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Family Framework Lifegroup Study

A Lifegroup Study designed to foster discussion and application of our family framework principles.

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In the Word: James (Week 1)

These closer looks were written for group study of the book, In The Word: James by Allison Myers.

Serve The City

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Leader Tips

Here are some important things to remember as you launch your Lifegroup at the beginning of the term.  These tips will help you as you seek to lead your group to connect relationally and take the next step in their spiritual journey.

Things to do before your first meeting:

  • Get your group in the Lifegroup catalog.
  • Decide on location and furnish directions to the meeting.
  • Have a predetermined ice breaker question prepared to get people talking.
  • Make arrangements for hospitality & mixing time (light snacks)

Things to remember as you plan for the Lifegroup term:

  • Current term dates
  • Group calendar
  • Meeting day and time, home rotation
  • Wildlife rotation
  • Lifegroup connection event
  • Birthdays & anniversaries
  • Prayer/Worship Event
  • Serving Event
  • Group Fun Night
  • Group contact list (email, phone, address)
  • Delegation – point person over each of the 5 core values
  • Each group connects with a missionary
  • Group Study Topic
  • Encourage group members to develop the core value of Personal Ministry in their lives by serving in the following areas:  Personal Life, Total Church Life, & Group Life.

Components of a meeting (vary weekly):

  • Fellowship Time
  • Worship
  • WildLife
  • Facilitation – (what is God teaching us in our study & daily times with him)
  • Prayer Time &Prayer Maps
  • WildLife Report Time