Reasons Why I  Belong to A Small Group In My Church

Relationships

Friendships

Encouragement

Be with others

For the closeness

Learn about God

Reachout to others

Enrichment of my life

Interaction with others

Accountability to others

Be myself

To help my heart grow

Love

Find myself

Sing

Support

Cry with others

Commitment to each other

Connection

Worship

Prayer

Make new friends (for life)

Learn responsibility

Love the feeling I get

Tell about my dreams

Be accepted

Motivates me to be
   compassionate  

Be part of mission

Ask questions - get
   answers

Minister to myself and
   others

Experience the silence of
   peace

People need people

Personal growth

Gives me a vision of who
   I can become

Touch the Holy Spirit
   in action

Learn from others

Core of small groups by Steve Gladen*:

  • To know and be known
  • To love and be loved
  • To serve and be served
  • To celebrate and be celebrated
  • To give and be given
  • *Steve Gladen is the minister of 2,500 small groups at Saddleback Church CA.

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