"For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God." — 2 Cor. 4:15

Resources for Grace Group Shepherds

Equipping Sessions

Equipping Breakfast – Saturday, January 14th at 8:30am
We will start at 8:30 am by enjoying a pancake breakfast in the East Sanctuary of Grace La Mirada.  Then we will continue our worship together by singing and hearing Jeff Funk speak about ministering to people in crisis. This is a privilege that you will not want to miss! Jeff is a Talbot grad with extensive pastoral experience, especially as a healthcare chaplain. He has spent many years serving as the president of Healthcare Chaplains Ministry Association.  Click here if you wish to see more information about this organization. We are planning to save some time for Q and A with Jeff before we adjourn.

Grace La Mirada  (at 11:15am in the youth room)
January 15
March 19
May 21

Grace Fullerton (at 11am)
February 19
April 30

Grace Group Meetings


Grace La Mirada

January 22: Genesis 1:3-31
January 29: Genesis 2:1-3; Lord’s Supper Service

February 5: Genesis 2:4-17
February 12: Genesis 2:18-25
February 19: Genesis 2:25-3:13; Morning Lord’s Supper
February 26: Genesis 3:14-24

March 5: Genesis 4:1-26; Members’ Meeting and Lord’s Supper Service
March 12: Genesis 5:1-6:8
March 19: Genesis 6:9-7:24
March 26: Genesis 8:1-9:17

April 2: Genesis 9:18-29; Lord’s Supper Service and Child Dedications
April 9: Palm Sunday
April 14: Good Friday
April 16: Easter Sunday
April 23: Genesis 10:1-11:9; Morning Lord’s Supper
April 30: Reflection Service: In the Beginning

May 7: Summer is for Salvation: Eternity Hangs in the Balance
May 14: Summer is for Salvation: Only God Can Raise the Dead
May 21: Summer is for Salvation: Faith Comes by Hearing; Morning Lord’s Supper

 


Grace Fullerton

January 22: In the Beginning, Genesis 1:1-2
January 29: Genesis 1:3-31; Lord’s Supper Service and Child Dedications

February 5: Genesis 2:1-3
February 12: Genesis 2:4-17
February 19: Genesis 2:18-25
February 26: Genesis 2:25-3:13; Morning Lord’s Supper

March 5: Genesis 3:14-24; Members’ Meeting and Lord’s Supper Service
March 12: Genesis 4:1-26
March 19: Genesis 5:1-6:8
March 26: Genesis 6:9-7:24

April 2: Genesis 8:1-9:17; Lord’s Supper Service and Child Dedications
April 9: Palm Sunday
April 14: Good Friday
April 16: Easter Sunday
April 23: Genesis 9:18-29
April 30: Genesis 10:1-11:9; Morning Lord’s Supper

May 7: Reflection Service: In the Beginning
May 14: Summer is for Salvation: Eternity Hangs in the Balance
May 21: Summer is for Salvation: Only God Can Raise the Dead
May 28: Summer is for Salvation: Faith Comes by Hearing; Morning Lord’s Supper

Shepherding Tools

The Christian Counseling and Education Foundation
A one stop resource for insight and direction on a variety of life-situations: CCEF Videos

Eight Habits of Effective Small Group Leaders

Practical steps for nurturing small group life.

How People Change

The importance of changing the heart in order to change behavior.

Instruments in the Redeemers Hands

How Christian ministry is for all Christians, not just paid clergy.

Listen Up!

A practical guide for listening to sermons

On Being a Pastor

Life guidance for those in ministry

One to One Bible Reading

Engage in evangelism and discipleship by reading the Bible with another person.

Right Side Up

What it means to follow Jesus. Especially helpful for seekers and new Christians.

The Baxter Model

A method of shepherding those in your care developed by Puritan Richard Baxter.

Trellis and the Vine

A ministry mindset that focuses on a culture of persons before programs.

The Vine Project

Thoughtful resources for fostering the culture outlined in, The Trellis and the Vine

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