Lifegroup Leaders

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Closer Look / Wildlife

New Leader Videos

Leadercast

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?

Lifegroup on Mission

What does Lifegroup on Mission mean? It's so much deeper than Serve the City.

April 1, 2022

Hospitality

Hospitality Rooted in Love - Know the "Why"

March 1, 2022

Continuing Education for the LIfegroup Leader

As leaders, it's critical to continually place ourselves in learning environments and examine learning resources. Explore 3 environments and resources available to our LIfegroup leaders.

Leadercare Resources

October 3, 2022

Episode 9: Cultivating Safe and Caring Spaces - Trust pt. 1

In today's episode we begin a new series on why creating safe and caring spaces is so important and why it can be so difficult. We'll begin the discussion with a foundational element... TRUST.

September 26, 2022

Episode 8: Learning to Listen - The Word "But"

In this episode we consider a small word ("but") that communicates a lot if we pay attention to when and where we hear it.

September 19, 2022

Episode 7: Leadership Toolbox - PIESS Model

This week we'll add a tool to our Leader Toolbox to help us vet balance across five key areas of life, utilizing the PIESS Model.

September 12, 2022

Episode 6: Boundaries - Part 3

Today's episode concludes our series on boundaries by discussing the "how" to setting and maintaining healthy boundaries.

Resources

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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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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.

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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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In the Word: James (Week 3)

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