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and Ministries of the Laity

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Unwrapping Our Gifts

Unleashing Our Weekday Ministries
Hearing God's Call
Newcomers Class
Small Group Program

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  Getting Started

 

Starting Up "Unwrapping Our Gifts", "Hearing God's Call", or "Unleashing Our Weekday Ministries"

Starting Up the "Small Group Program"

Starting Up the "Newcomers Class"

Your Church Selects Leadership Team of 3-4 People
(5 Months before Course Start Up)

Your Church Forms Team of 3-4 Small Group "Coaches" to nurture Small Group Program (7-8 Months before Start-up
of Small Groups)

Pastor or Lay team of 2 Gathers Materials Needed for Newcomers Class, e.g. Current Newcomers List, Church Activities & Ministries List (6 Weeks Before Class Begins)

Leadership Team Begins Training Process - Regional Training Event OR Self-Directed Training in Leader's Manual
(4 Months Before Course Start-Up)

Teams of Small Group "Coaches" Recruits Prospective Small Group Leaders to attend Training Event
(6 Months before Start-up of Small Groups)

Leader(s) Publicize and Send Out Letters of Invitation
(4 Weeks Before Class Begins)

Leadership Team Begins Recruiting Group of Interested Parishioners
(4 Months Before Course Start-Up)

Prospective Small Group Leaders and "Coaches" Attend "LEP Small Group Leader's Training Event"
(5 Months before Start-up of Small Groups)

Leader(s) Personally Invite Newcomers by phone or in person (3-4 Weeks Before Class Begins)

Leadership Team Co-Facilitates UNWRAPPING OUR GIFTS or UNLEASHING OUR WEEKDAY MINISTRIES
(8 Weekly Sessions)

Small Group Leaders Recruit People for their Small Groups with help from Small Group Coaches
(4 Months before Small Group Start-Up)

Leader(s) Run 4-Week Newcomers Class

Review/Follow-up Meeting
(1-2 Months After Course Completion)

Small Group Leaders Facilitate their Small Groups (7-8 Weeks)

Leader(s) or Trained Visitors Conduct "Gifts Interviews" in Newcomers Homes
(After Class is Completed)

New Leadership Team Facilitates New Group of UNWRAPPING OUR GIFTS or UNLEASHING OUR WEEKDAY MINISTRIES
(Next Semester
or Next Year)

Small Group Coaches Facilitate Support/Supervision Meetings for Active Small Group Leaders
(Monthly whileSmall Groups are Active)

Unwrapping Our Gifts  |  Unleashing Our Weekday Ministries  |   Hearing God's Call
Newcomers Class  |  Small Group Program
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