Sign up to submit childcare reimbursement requests online by selecting the link for the church you attend and filling out the form. In 5 to 7 days, you’ll receive an email confirming access and explaining how to submit requests online.
Community Group Member Assessment
The purpose of this tool is to take an honest look at where we are individually in respect to the three vital relationships – intimacy with God, community with insiders, and influence with outsiders.
“Community: Starting Well” Leader Resources
This page provides resources that are used in conjunction with the “Community: Starting Well” DVD and Participant’s Guide.
This document contains some great tips for facilitating better group meetings.
This is a valuable tool that you can use to protect the health and development of your group.
This web site contains numerous curriculum options for Community Groups.
Group Leader Application
As your group nears the end of its life cycle, your Apprentice will need to complete the Group Leader Application. To do so, have him or her log in or register for My Church.
Group Leader Essentials
In leading groups, we have discovered several key essentials to creating the optimum group environment for God to work in.
What to Do When a Couple Needs Marriage Help
Conflict is part of marriage. It’s unavoidable and it’s not entirely a bad thing. As a couple resolves conflict, it’s a way for God to strengthen their relationship. But some couples experience unresolved conflict. They get stuck in unhealthy patterns and need outside help if they want to move forward. This document will help you identify the warning signs of unresolved conflict and give you practical tips for encouraging couples in your group to seek help.
Life Map Exercise
This is a tool for preparing to tell your story to others. It help you to identify the high, low, and in-between points in your life and to think through the significance of those events in your story.
Meaningful Quiet Times
This document contains helpful tips for kickstarting a habit of spending daily time with God. It’s great if you’re looking to get out of a rut when it comes to praying and reading the Bible. You can also share it with group members who aren’t sure how to begin a regular quiet time. It even includes a 30 Days with Jesus reading plan.
Re:group 2011 Main Session and Breakout Messages
This page contains MP3 audio recordings, notes, and handouts from the 2011 re:group leader training and appreciation event. If you weren’t able to attend, this is a great way to check out the content you missed. If you did attend, you can revisit sessions that were particularly helpful as well as listen to breakouts you didn’t see.
Using icebreakers is an essential small group skill. They should begin with light and informational questions then move to deeper and more personal levels as the group progresses together. If used well, they can move the group to experience greater community!
Sample Icebreaker Activities for Just Married Groups
These icebreaker games and activities are especially useful in helping group members become comfortable with one another at the outset of a new group.
Have you heard a great message at North Point Ministries and want to discuss it with your group? Each week we post a discussion guide for our messages. Groups are encouraged to use these guides to bridge the gap between the message on Sunday and application during the week.
Short-Term Group Leader Orientation
This guide will help you start and end your Short-Term Group well.
Spiritual Growth Overview
This one-page document contains a handy overview of what we, as a church, believe about spiritual growth, how we talk about it, how we deliver on it, and who is responsible for it. The overview is a great way of understanding what you are and are not responsible for as you help those you lead take next steps in their faith journeys.