Gateway (Panet road) Small Group Leaders
Please find below resources to enable your Small group to run smoothly and effectively.
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The CORE VALUES of Gateway Small Groups
COMMUNITY GROWTH: Develop strong friendships, and care for one another in a safe environment.
SPIRITUAL GROWTH: Challenge each other and learn together through prayer, studying the Bible and mutual discipleship.
CHURCH GROWTH: To be disciples of Jesus who make disciples of Jesus, since our primary purpose on earth is share the good news of Jesus with others.
The CORE PRACTICES of Gateway Small Groups
|Word, prayer, mission, and care. These elements must be central in the activities of all Gateway Small Groups.
|Every member ministry. All Gateway Small Group members will share responsibility for the various aspects of their group life. (such as hosting, prayer, support, discipleship, facilitating, and outreach).
|Small Group leaders. All leaders will be a member of Gateway Church who have completed the Gateway Path, and will be committed to participating in further training opportunities at Gateway, to accountability, and to leading a group for one year.
|Growth. All Gateway Small Groups will automatically begin a process of multiplying into two groups when the number of people in a group exceeds 8 people.|
|Provide suggested content and format so as to minimize preparation time for those facilitating Small Group meetings.
|Give care, oversight, and direction to Small Groups, as well as support in any pastoral situations that may arise.
|Relevant leadership training in a variety of formats to enable leaders to thrive and enjoy the role.
|Assist and encourage groups in the process of multiplication.|