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LIFEGroup Survey

The LIFEGroup Survey will be available December 4. Your group members can complete it on-line or we can provide paper copies. Our goal is to have every member of every LIFEGroup complete this survey! Thank you in advance for your participation!

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LIFEGroup Open Forums!

Every Sunday this January, we will be holding two open forums for LIFEGroup drivers. These will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions, share ideas, and hear David talk about the future of LIFEGroups at Calvary.

We anticipate these meetings being a fruitful time of sharing and building into one another.

Week One: David will talk about where we’ve been, what we’ve accomplished and will discuss what it means to be “formative, caring, and missional.” You will be given the opportunity to share stories of success from your own group experience. Together, we’ll begin talking about expectations for LIFEGroup drivers and LIFEGroup members.

Week Two: We’ll have an extended Q&A time, allowing everyone opportunity to ask whatever questions may be pertinent to their situation. We’ll also continue our discussion of expectations.

Week Three: We’ll spend a good deal of time talking about struggles, disappointments, and frustrations. We’ll try to find ways we can bet…

Getting Acquainted

These eleven questions can help you get to know the basics about someone in a relatively short time. Often the answers given can lead to deeper conversation, which will create a stronger relational tie.

What is your name?
Tell me about your family?
Where were you born?
What is your occupation?
Did you go away to college? Where? Did you pursue graduate studies?
What are your hobbies?
What would be your dream ___? (Vacation, House, Car, Job, etc.)
Do you have pets? What kind? What are their names?
What is your favorite ____? (Food, Restaurant, Vacation, etc.)
Where have you lived before you lived here?
What places have you visited?

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Coming this January: LIFEGroup Open Forums. You won't want to miss this neat opportunity!

Bible Passages Every LIFEGroup Leader Should Study

Matthew 5:23-24.
23"Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, 24leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.

Luke 10:1-11.
1After this the Lord appointed seventy-two[a] others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. 3Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves. 4Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.

5"When you enter a house, first say, 'Peace to this house.' 6If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; if not, it will return to you. 7Stay in that house, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Do not move around from house to hous…