These are groups of 2 to 5 people that meet at least twice per month. These groups are your 'safety net', where you can share needs and pray for one another. When the groups meet, an empty chair is included as a reminder of who to pray for to fill that chair. When the group reaches 6, it should divide in order to maintain a level of intimacy.
To facilitate a Relational Group all that is needed is that you have completed 'Roots of Christianity' and a 'Victory Weekend'.
These groups meet specifically to minister to the body of Christ or the community and meet on an on-going basis. Women's ministry, Men's ministry, and Fellowship are just a few of the groups available.
To lead a Ministry group, you must have completed the entire 'Roots of Life' discipleship training.
These are groups that gather on a regular basis to share a common interest. These groups can be on-going or may only meet for a limited time. Topical Bible studies, praying for prodigals, scrapbooking, cooking, book clubs, or a couple’s class are just a few examples of what a Congregational Life Group would encompass.
To lead a Congregational Life Group, all that is needed is that you have completed 'Roots of Christianity' and a ‘Victory Weekend’. If the focus of your group requires that you teach a topic with Biblical implications, then it is a requirement that you have completed the entire 'Roots of Life' discipleship training.