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C3 leader’s training 1 september 4, 2013


Leader's Training Powerpoint Sept 4, 2013

Leader's Training Powerpoint Sept 4, 2013

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  • 1. 4 September, 2013
  • 2. We encourage all to seek, live and share an active faith in Jesus Christ.
  • 3. 28 It is he whom we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone in all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 For this I toil and struggle with all the energy that he powerfully inspires within me. - Colossians 1:28-29
  • 4. • The Grace of God • Experiencing that grace • Sharing that grace • Focused • We are about the faith of children, youth and families • Faithful • We are faithful to God • In our own faith practice • In what we teach • In what we live out alongside young people • Passion • We practice and teach a faith of both the head and the heart
  • 5. • Welcoming • All are welcome. No exceptions. • Partnership • We initiate partnerships that build the faith and lives of our children, youth and their families • With the rest of the congregation • Within our community • Within the church • Integrity • Our work mirrors our values always • One kid at a time • In the midst of our size, we still focus on the needs, concerns and joys of each individual young person
  • 6. • Community • Confirmation • Christ
  • 7. 5:00pm - 6:00pm Pizza+! (Families welcome) ($3=2 slices, salad and a beverage!) 6:00 - 7:00 pm Faith Formation Hour C3: 7/8th in small groups 9/10th in large/small groups After conf weekend 10th grade groups continue on their own schedule Coffee available in Commons L5 Courses 7:00pm - 7:45pm Ecclesia: A worship/devotional experience Samaritan Hall P 7:45pm - 8:45pm E lore Jr High Youth Ministry P 7:45pm - 8:45pm E ress Sr High Youth Ministry
  • 8. 4:30pm-5:30pm Faith Formation Hour C3: 7/8th in small groups 9/10th in large/small groups After conf weekend 10th grade groups continue on their own schedule Coffee available in Commons 5:30pm – 6:30pm Pizza+! Families Welcome $3 – 2 slices, salad and a beverage 6:30pm - 7:30pm Faith Formation Hour Same as above with the addition of L5 Coffee in the Commons 7:00pm - 8:30pm Short term groups Leadership Team; Peer Ministry, Mission Trip groups, etc…
  • 9. Grades 7 & 8 0-10 min: Weekly launch in Youth Room Prayer and Announcements 10-20 min: Group Check in Highs and lows Group Announcements 20-50 min: Content Conversation Grade 9 0-20 min (Large Group): Meet in Samaritan Hall Announcements Whole Group Teaching 20-25 min (Small Group): Meet in small group locations Group Check in Highs and lows Group Announcements 25-50 min: Reflection on the topic
  • 10. Year 1 Year 2 Lutheran Belief The Old Testament The 10 Commandments The New Testament The Apostle’s Creed The Lord’s Prayer
  • 11. 7 Faith Practices Intro Two Kingdoms 7 Faith Practices: Pray Priesthood of all Believers 7 Faith Practices: Study Jesus Ethic: Judging 7 Faith Practices: Give Jesus Ethic: Homelessness 7 Faith Practices: Invite Jesus Ethic: Sexuality 7 Faith Practices: Serve Jesus Ethic: Substance Abuse 7 Faith Practices: Encourage Jesus Ethic: Bullying 7 Faith Practices: Worship Jesus Ethic: Technology Telling Your Faith Story Jesus Ethic: Entertainment Law and Gospel Spiritual Gifts Justification Using Your Gifts from Here
  • 12. Reflection vs. Instruction There is a difference between “teaching a class” and “leading a group.” We focus on leading the group. Education = to draw out…
  • 13. What? • What did you hear? What stood out to you? What didn’t you understand? So What? • Why is this important? What do you think it means? What other questions does it raise for you? Now What? • So what does this mean for how you think? • So what does this mean for how you act? • What do you think we should do about it?
  • 14. General More Specific Specific The Point And always open ended. No yes/no
  • 15. Positive: Accountability & Structure Negative: Yes & No questions, negativity Fears: Knowing all the answers Uncomfortable subjects Maturity How to Fit in
  • 16. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
  • 17. 1.Atmosphere is crucial 2.Relationships are more important 3.Remember the purpose 4.Preparation is essential 5.Be graceful
  • 18. 6. Discipline and Control is a key issue 7. Don’t be afraid of silence 8. Routine and Ritual 9. Discuss 10. You matter
  • 19. Communications • Web page: lordoflife.org/C3 • eNewsletters: lordoflife.org/enews • Requirement updates: lordoflife.org/C3requirements • Text alerts: lordoflife.org/txtalerts • Facebook: facebook.com/lordoflifelutheran
  • 20. Requirements • worshipping together as a family at least twice a month • ten worship notes per year • serving others ten hours per year • attendance and participation in weekly small group • participation in retreats
  • 21. Retreats Retreat Dates: • Grade 7 is October 5-6; • Grade 8 is October 12-13 Alternates: • C3 Saturday #1: November 23 • C3 Saturday #2: March 22 We have three goals for our retreats: · To build community. · To really dig into a topic or subject. · To experience our faith away from the normal distractions of daily life.
  • 22. What to do when you will be gone…
  • 23. Worship Notes 10. Simple • Saturday at 5:30; Sunday at 8:30, 9:45 & 11 • Ecclesia Sundays at 7pm • Other churches • Bible Camp = 5
  • 24. Service Hours 10. Simple • Assist in worship • Assist in church school • Summer Stretch (covers all) • VBS (covers all) • Jr High Mission Trip (covers all) • 9th Grade: Think project • Outside Service project? Ask
  • 25. o September 4 (Leader’s Training) 6-8:30 pm; o November 6 (Leader’s Huddle) 5:30 pm; o January 8 (Leader’s Huddle) 5:30 pm; o March 19 (Leader’s Huddle) 5:30 pm; o May 7 (Evaluation and Celebration) 7:45 pm; Leader’s Huddles
  • 26. Small Group Resources
  • 27. LordofLife.org/C3Leader