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Equipping Plan for Small Group Leaders

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the initial plan for training small group leaders at Calvary

the initial plan for training small group leaders at Calvary

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  • 1. LIFEGroups Driver’s Training
  • 2. Items to Cover
    • Theology of Community
    • Connecting and Connecting Again
    • Being Formative, Caring, and Missional
    • Nuts and Bolts of Driving a Group
    • Launching a Group
    • Assessing a Group
    • Multiplying a Group
    • Expectations
  • 3. Theology of Community
    • The Image of God (LOST)
    • The Restorative work of Jesus
    • Re-Imaging God
    • Unity with Diversity
    • Metaphors of the Church
    • The One Anothers
  • 4. Multiplying and Connecting
    • Connecting and the Great Commission – connect=make disciple
    • The Scope of the Great Commission (the world)
    • The Context of the Great Commission (as you are going)
    • Repeatedly Connecting for Disciple Making
  • 5. Being Formative, Caring, and Missional
    • The Greenhouse Model
    • Formative
      • Character formation to the image of Christ
    • Caring
      • Meeting each other’s needs with the love of Christ (sharing in life)
    • Missional
      • Engaging together in the mission of Christ (relieving and redeeming)
  • 6. Nuts and Bolts of Driving a Group
    • Elements of a Meeting
    • Key Roles in a Group
    • Group Covenant
    • Things to Remember
  • 7. Elements of a Meeting
    • Gotta Do
      • Sharing
      • Prayer
    • Oughta Do
      • Discuss Caring and Mission (CTF/MTF)
      • Bible Study
    • Helps To Do
      • Play Games/ “Ice-Breakers”
      • Food and Drinks
  • 8. Key Roles in a Group
    • Driver
    • Associate Driver
    • Care Coordinator
    • Host
    • Missing Member
    • Coach
  • 9. Group Covenant
    • Why You Should Have a Covenant
    • Sample Covenants
    • How to Create a Covenant Together
  • 10. Things to Remember
    • Be Formative, Caring, and Missional
    • Think Connecting
    • Think Multiplying
    • Create a Culture
    • Understand Group Stages
    • Become a Quality Discussion Leader
    • Utilize Available Resources
  • 11. Create a Culture
    • Location, Location, Location
    • Covenant
    • Leadership by Example
      • Body Language
      • Affirming Speech
      • Inviting Discussions
  • 12. Understand Group Stages
    • Forming
    • Storming
    • Norming
    • Performing
    • Transforming
  • 13. Become a Quality Discussion Leader
    • Prepare for Success
    • Ask Good Questions
    • Don’t Fear Silence
    • Peel the Onion
    • (10 Rules Handout)
  • 14. Utilize Available Resources
    • Calvary Resource Room
    • LIFEGroup Coach and LIFE-Support Group
    • Deacons and CTF
    • The Internet
    • Hages & Family Christian Store
  • 15. Launching a Group
    • Develop a Launch Team
    • Complete Driver’s Training
    • Identify a Driver and Associate Driver
    • Determine Time and Location
    • Invite Potential Members
    • Launch Group
  • 16. Assessing a Group
    • Types of Evaluation
      • Self Evaluations for Groups
      • Group Evaluations for Drivers
      • Driver Evaluations for Groups
      • Self Evaluations for Drivers
    • Process for Evaluation
      • Coach & Driver Interaction
      • Periodic Scheduled Evaluation
  • 17. Multiplying a Group
    • Review the Greenhouse Model
    • Why your group should multiply
    • When your group should multiply
    • How your group should multiply
  • 18. Expectations for Drivers
    • Work With a Team to Launch Your Group
    • Enable the Group to Maintain It’s Formative, Caring, and Missional Identity
    • Interact with a LIFEGroup Coach or LIFE-Support Group once every 4-6 weeks
    • When appropriate, multiply your group
  • 19. Expectations for David
    • Walk with you through the process of discerning whether or not to create a new LIFEGroup.
    • Align you and your new group with Calvary’s vision for spiritual formation through community.
    •   Equip and assist you in the process of launching a new LIFEGroup.
    • Pray regularly for you and your new group.
    • Handle the necessary administrative details (building requisition; attendance tracking; etc.) to allow you to focus on our group.
  • 20. Expectations for David (cont.)
    • Provide adequate resources to enable you to grow a formative , caring , and missional community.
    • Maintain frequent communication with you to gain a better understanding of you and your community.
    • Assist you in working through difficulties you may encounter within your community.
    • Connect you to other community leaders to provide encouragement, support, and interaction.
    • Enable you to reproduce your community if and when your community determines it to be appropriate.
  • 21. Schedule for Class
    • Four week class
    • Sunday Mornings 1 st Hour
      • September
      • November
      • January
      • March
    • Sunday Mornings 2 nd Hour
      • October
      • January
      • February
      • April?
    • Wednesday Evenings
      • September
      • January
  • 22. Week One
    • Theology of Community
    • Connecting and Connecting Again
    • Being Formative Caring and Missional
  • 23. Week Two
    • Being Formative, Caring, and Missional
    • Nuts and Bolts of Driving a Group
    • Launching a Group
  • 24. Week Three
    • Being Formative, Caring, and Missional
    • Assessing a Group
    • Multiplying a Group
    • Expectations
  • 25. Week Four
    • A Panel Discussion with Key People
      • Associate for LIFEGroup Development
      • LIFEGroup Coaches
      • Deacon Representative
      • CTF Representative
      • Current Drivers who are “gettin’ it done”
  • 26. Follow-Up Process
    • Add name to Database as “Certified Driver”
    • Schedule meeting with PDR
    • Contact from Steve R.
    • Assign a Coach
    • Provide Names for Invitations (if needed)
    • Assist and Monitor Launch Process
    • 2,4, & 6 Month Check-Ups