If you just started a new group, you've now entered the "takeoff" phase of its life. Here are two things you can do to have a smooth takeoff.
Did you just start a new group? If so, we have some resources we want you to know about.
As you lead, make sure you stay connected with your heavenly Father. Don't let the busyness that comes with leadership push him to the periphery.
A common concern among group leaders is that prayer time at the end of group meeting can feel shallow, stale, or awkward.
For most groups, it's not too early to begin sharing responsibilities during the four-week starter period. Doing so is a great way to give your group members a sense of ownership of the group.
Social time happens at the beginning of every group meeting, usually for 15-30 minutes.The goal is to create an informal environment where group members can unwind, connect, and laugh.