First Night’s Agenda

Make Your First Meeting Great! Goals of the First Meeting Rekindle relationships and meet new members Clarify your group’s direction / expectations / commitments using the covenant Briefly discuss the sermon topic (if there is time) Pray for the building of relationships and spiritual growth of the group Items Needed for the First Meeting Dinner / dessert plans decided Growth …

The Childcare Conundrum An overview of childcare options

By Reid Smith For churches wanting to include younger families in small groups, childcare will always be one of the larger obstacles. But there is hope. Several options exist for successfully accommodating children within a small-group setting. Children or No Children? Here are some common options when children participate with adults in the group: Children remain present with adults for …