Category Archives: Small Groups

Four Steps to Becoming a Serving Small Group

One of the churches in which I served sat on an interesting place geographically. The side of the main road where the building sat was quickly gentrifying: grand homes were being restored and flipped for big dollars, and the neighborhood was becoming a desirable place to live again. However, directly across the street was a […]

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Start The School Year Off Right

Everyone is about to be at your church at the same time. At least, that’s how it will feel when school starts back in August. It can get depressing for church leaders to see lower numbers in church and groups during the summer. Vacations and altered schedules can make it feel like the church has […]

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Four Activities Your Groups Can Do This Summer

Summer is officially here and that means your small group meeting schedule will probably get interrupted for the next three months–and that’s ok. We all need seasonal changes of pace to keep things fresh. Mark Batterson says that, “A change of pace + a change of place = a change of perspective.” A summer of […]

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Should Groups Stop For The Summer?

    Now that the school year is almost over, baseball is in full swing, and pools are open for business, your church’s small groups are starting to calculate whether to continue meeting over the next three months. Figuring out summer is especially tricky for family groups. If they continue meeting every week, attendance will […]

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