Community Groups

Community Groups are sermon-based small groups (10 or less) that meet in a variety of places, including homes. Those who cannot participate in a Community Group are encouraged to use the discussion questions for part of their personal Bible study and/or for family discussion. 

FAQ

What is a Community Group?

  • Community Groups have three main functions: Worship, Community, and Mission. This allows us to experience robust discipleship so that we can serve Christ effectively.
  • Community Groups meet in person and on Zoom.
  • Community Groups have unique elements of expression based on the needs of the people in each group.
  • Community Groups are sermon-based and will receive weekly discussion guides.

How can I get involved?

  • You can participate by becoming a member of a group.
  • You can host a group in your home.
  • You can lead a group.
  • You can invite friends, coworkers, and neighbors into the group with you.

What about masks and social distancing?

  • Individual hosts lay out expectations for the gathering in their home.
  • We provide a variety of options so that everyone can feel safe and comfortable based on their convictions.
  • We make the hosts aware of where they may find current MN guidelines for home gatherings.

Suggestions for a fruitful Community Group:

  • Invite people you know from the church, neighborhood, and work.
  • Share refreshments or a meal as a part of the experience.
  • Make prayer a focus of your group.
  • Don’t stop at understanding the Bible passage, do the hard work of putting it into practice together.