WHAT IS A LIFE GROUP?
A LIFE Group is 3-12 people meeting in a home or at church. The goal is to connect with others, grow to be more like Christ and impact the community with the Gospel as you live the life God has for you.
WHAT HAPPENS IN A LIFE GROUP?
Most of the groups meet weekly, work through scripture and questions related to Sunday’s sermon or bible study. The goal of each group is to encourage and challenge each other to Live Life Loved as God has designed us to do.
IS THERE CHILDCARE?
Each group is responsible for providing their own childcare. Depending on the age of the children, some groups include them in some part of the group time and then separate them in another room. Another suggestion is parents chipping in together to hire a babysitter either at the place they meet or at a nearby home. Each group can decide how to handle this issue in the most appropriate way for their group.
ARE THERE GROUPS THAT HAVE MARRIED COUPLES AND SINGLES TOGETHER?
Yes! There are LIFE Groups that contain both singles and married couples together.
WHEN AND WHERE DO LIFE GROUPS MEET?
LIFE Groups meet every day of the week mostly in the evenings.However, there are a few that meet in the morning or afternoon. While most groups meet in a consistent location (eg; home of a group member), some groups prefer to take turns meeting in different members’ homes. The group leaders determine when and where they meet.
HOW OFTEN DO LIFE GROUPS MEET?
Most groups meet weekly.
HOW LONG DOES A LIFE GROUP SERIES LAST?
LIFE Groups commit to meet 8 weeks at a time. This includes one series in the fall and two series between January and June.In-betweenthose series, the group members decide if they want to continue meeting together.
HOW LONG DOES EACH LIFE GROUP MEETING LAST?
Each LIFE Group picks the length of time they will meet, however most groups meet for an hour to an hour and a half.
WHAT GOES ON AT A LIFE GROUP MEETING?
Though each group differs in how they do things, many groups have a social time in the beginning, then they transition to a time where they discuss the sermon notes, scripture or Bible study, and pray for each other.