Small Group Leaders
Thank you for your willingness to be a small group leader. It is no small or simple task. You are a shepherd of God's people, on the front lines of making disciples. We have created this page to help provide resources and encouragement to you. If you have any questions or just need some encouragement please contact pastor Shawn here.
Small Group Leaders Training
We have put together some resources to help encourage and equip you to be the best small group Leader you can be. Please take a look at the resources below and feel free to use them.
Small Group Leaders Ministry Handbook.
We have put together for you a Handbook which provides lots of information to guide and help you including: Our purpose, vision and core values; Leadership qualifications, roles and expectations; the suggested format of a small group; our model of small groups; our strategy for growth and multiplication; our small group covenant; lots of tips for hosting, leading a bible study, prayer, accountability, caring, serving, and more. Click here to see it any time.
Small Group Leaders Training Night
Over the course of the year, we have small group leaders training nights. They are generally on a Sunday Night and allow the opportunity for small group leaders to learn from one another and from other leaders we bring in. Please take advantage of these opportunities to be encouraged and equipped. Here are our upcoming small group Leader Training nights:
Sunday November 18th 6:30-8:30pm @ Emmanuel
Sunday January 27th 6-8pm @ Emmanuel with Godfrey Thorogood (Former Small Groups leader from MET in Ottawa & former head of Leadership Development at FEB Central Ministries)
Small Group Leaders Online Resources
Please take a look and take advantage of great resources that our online for small group leaders. Here are some that we recommend:
Small Group DVD Curriculums
We have put together a list of the Small group DVD curriculums that we have available at the church. Feel free to use any of these. you can find the list here. We would be glad to help you find the right study for your group, including purchasing it through our small groups budget. Just a reminder that all new curriculum must be approved by the small group ministry. Here are a couple websites that we recommend for finding great small group curriculum