START A GROUP

Start a Group with a Few Friends

 
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Start a Sermon-Based Group

Follow Major Sermon Series in the
Fall, Winter, or Spring terms

 

How do I start a group?

  • Pick Up a "Group in a box" at the Connect Centre

  • Invite 1+ friends over to your house

  • Follow "Group in a box" instructions

  • Have fun!

What's in the Group in a Box?

  • Everything you need to get comfortable with your new group

  • Video intro to start your time together

  • Leadership Video training & resources

  • M&Ms

What resources are provided?

  • Daily Devotionals

  • Weekly Discussion Guide & Questions

  • Weekly After-Service Table Talk Video with the Preacher

  • Resources Available in Sermon Archives


 
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- Start a Group -
Pick up your Group-in-a-box at any of our connect centres in the lobby.

 
 

Start an Alpha Group

Have a passion to reach the lost with the Gospel? Host an Alpha Group.


What is Alpha?

  • Alpha is a series of interactive video sessions that explore life, faith and God in a friendly, open and informal environment.

What is an Alpha Group?

  • You can host an Alpha Group in your home, school, or workplace.

  • Your Alpha Group is about creating a welcoming, friendly place where people can come and ask questions to explore the Christian faith.

  • In each session there’s food, a short talk, and discussion.

  • Everything you need to run Alpha is available online and free to download.

How long does an Alpha Group run?

  • Typically runs over 8-12 weeks.

Who can I invite to Alpha?

  • Friends, Family, Neighbours, Co-workers... Anyone!

 


 
“I was given an invitation... so I said,
’Why Not?’ lets try it.”
“It turned out to be life-changing.”

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Start a Freedom Session Group

Pursue emotional and spiritual health and growth.


“There are things in our past holding us back, and we don’t even realize it.”
“Walking people through this in a group format was unbelievable”

What is Freedom Session?

  • Freedom Session is video based group curriculum.

  • It asks us to take look into our past experiences, our strengths and our weaknesses, and challenges us to replace character defects with the character of God.

What is a Freedom Session Group?

  • With up to 10 people, we are encouraged to look honestly at how we deal with the challenges and troubles in life.

  • A Freedom Session Group works through a workbook, with weekly homework.

How long does a Freedom Session Group run?

  • Typically it runs 20 weeks.

Who can I invite?

  • Begin Freedom Session group with your current Connect Group.

  • Begin a new Freedom Session Group with some close friends.


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Other Ways to Connect Small

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Join a Group

Group Launch • Browse Open Groups

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Lead Your Group

Resources • Starter Series