Small Groups are one of the vital ways that we live out our mission as a church. The best definition of what a small group is, is that it “isn’t big – it’s small.” We have small groups in every area of the life of our church (from elementary kids to seniors), where people are doing life together. A smaller group of people is where you are able to truly live out our mission as a church to “be a covenant community, that loves God, disciples one another and reaches out from the river (Saskatoon), to the ends of the earth.” Living out this mission is why our small groups exist.
Our Core Values of Faith, Dependence, Relationship, and Relevance also guide how a small group does this on this path to transformation in Jesus Christ (click HERE for more about our core values). Our desire is to help people find their way into a small group in the most organic ways possible. In other words – we need you to take some initiative and we’ll help you along the way. You may be invited by an existing group, or you might collect some people yourself – and we’ll help you get started. We’ll also do what we can to help find your way into a group if you don’t know any others looking for one. You can contact the office, or complete this simple form on line (click HERE to go to the form). We have a small team of people committed to helping you find your way into the life of our church through a small group.
If you are interested in joining a small group from our Broadway Congregation, click HERE to go to their Facebook Page. You can find information about small groups there as well.
Here are some simple ways to start a small group:
- set aside a consistent time and place to meet (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly)
- establish the group and contact information
- decide what kind of small group focus you want to have (format and focus)
- assign some simple roles that you think you’ll need
- you can use the weekly sermon guide as your Bible focus and discussion questions (these are in our bulletin or can be accessed on line by clicking HERE)
- two additional great questions to ask – what is God teaching you this week? What are you doing about it?
- we have other resources we can help you with
- pray with and for each other
You might also throw in a social time with food either before and after! Enjoy!
FGCC also has some adult learning opportunities provided through LIFEtime (Attridge Location). For more information about LIFEtime, please click here.