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Connection Groups Power Point

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Connection Groups Power Point

  1. 1. Connection Groups
  2. 2. Connection Groups <ul><li>What is a Connection Group? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a wholistic small group to help people grow in their relationship with God. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Benefits of Connection Group Membership: <ul><li>Become involved with other believers </li></ul><ul><li>Meet new people </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen your spiritual life </li></ul><ul><li>Gain an accountability partner </li></ul><ul><li>Be discipled and equipped for ministry </li></ul><ul><li>Reach people for Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Develop leadership skills </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and implement your gifts </li></ul>
  4. 4. Connection Groups <ul><li>What does the word “wholistic” include: </li></ul><ul><li>Acts 2:42-47 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Upward </li></ul><ul><li>2. Outward </li></ul><ul><li>3. Inward </li></ul><ul><li>4. Forward </li></ul>
  5. 5. Connection Groups <ul><li>1. Upward </li></ul><ul><li> We connect with God through worship. </li></ul><ul><li>(Singing, prayer, Bible study, testimonies, etc.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Connection Groups <ul><li>2. Outward </li></ul><ul><li>We connect with others to share God’s love. </li></ul><ul><li>(Acts of kindness in our community, sharing literature, inviting others to our Connection Group, etc.) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Connection Group <ul><li>3. Inward </li></ul><ul><li>We connect through hanging out with each other. </li></ul><ul><li>(Once-a-month parties) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Connection Group <ul><li>4. Forward </li></ul><ul><li>We connect through purposeful growth. </li></ul><ul><li>(Discipleship track, accountability partners, multiplying Connection Groups, etc.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Connection Group Track <ul><li>I. Knowing Jesus Lessons (6 weeks) </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of the lessons leads to the </li></ul><ul><li>101 Weekend Seminar: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering Your Starting Point </li></ul>
  10. 10. Connection Group Track <ul><li>II. Growing in Jesus Lessons (6 weeks) </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of the lessons leads to the </li></ul><ul><li>201 Weekend Seminar: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering Spiritual Maturity </li></ul>
  11. 11. Connection Group Track <ul><li>III. Living for Jesus Lessons (6 weeks) </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of the lessons leads to the </li></ul><ul><li>301 Weekend Seminar: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering Your Shape for Ministry </li></ul>
  12. 12. Connection Group Track <ul><li>IV. Sharing Jesus Lessons (6 weeks) </li></ul><ul><li>Completion of the lessons leads to the </li></ul><ul><li>401 Weekend Seminar: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovering My Life Mission </li></ul>
  13. 13. Knowing Jesus 1 John 2:12 -14 Growing Disciples Growing in Jesus Living for Jesus Sharing Jesus 1 2 3 H 101: Discovering Your Starting Point 201: Discovering Spiritual Maturity 301: Discovering Your SHAPE For Ministry 401: Discovering My Life Mission
  14. 14. Connection Groups <ul><li>We envision each Connection Group multiplying as soon as new leaders are ready to begin their own group! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Life of a Connection Group: 6 months – 1 year
  16. 18. 1 group = 12 people
  17. 19. 2 groups = 24 people
  18. 20. 4 groups = 48 people
  19. 21. 8 groups = 96 people
  20. 22. 16 groups = 192 people
  21. 23. 32 groups = 384 people

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