Posts with the category “coregroup-discussion-guides”

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No Filter: See The Real You – Week 4
May 13th, 2022
NOTE:This is the last study guide of the current CoreGroup season. CoreGroups will officially resume in early September. Over the summer we will be working with a team to review old sermons and help i...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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No Filter: See The Real You – Week 3
May 6th, 2022
Opener:With whatever supplies you have available, draw a self portrait. Be graceful with yourself, no judgment, just draw from the heart however you see yourself. Share with the group, if you are comf...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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No Filter: See The Real You – Week 2
April 30th, 2022
NoteThroughout this series we are exploring our true identity in Christ. But we know that outside influences can shape our identity in harmful ways, keeping us from discovering who we really are. As M...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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No Filter: See The Real You – Week 1
April 23rd, 2022
Opener Let’s start with visiting our inner child/young student. Use your phone notes app or a piece of paper & pen. Write the letters of your name vertically. With each letter write a personality trai...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Following Jesus: Some Assembly Required – Week 5
April 8th, 2022
Opener:Evangelist and founder of Methodism, John Wesley, believed that living holy lives required believers to share their lives in intimate fellowship on a regular basis. His development of small gro...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Following Jesus: Some Assembly Required – Week 4
April 1st, 2022
OpenerJohn Wesley founded Methodism and led a spiritual renewal movement in his world that swept across continents. He believed that a person’s growing spiritual life depends on weekly small growth gr...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Following Jesus: Some Assembly Required – Week 3
March 25th, 2022
OpenerEvangelist and founder of Methodism, John Wesley, believed that living holy lives required believers to share their lives in intimate fellowship on a regular basis. His development of small grou...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Following Jesus: Some Assembly Required – Week 2
March 18th, 2022
OpenerEvangelist and founder of Methodism, John Wesley, believed that living holy lives required believers to share their lives in intimate fellowship on a regular basis. His development of small grou...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Following Jesus: Some Assembly Required – Week 1
March 11th, 2022
Opening Questions1.    Who was someone that inspired you and that you wanted to be like? It could be a parent, teacher, coach, co-worker, mentor, pastor, friend, etc. What was it about that person tha...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Luke: The Gospel For Rebels Week 5
March 4th, 2022
Story from the Outside:One of the most impactful things I remember from my childhood was a nun telling me in my very first Sunday CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) class, that Jesus lived in m...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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LUKE: The Gospel For Rebels Week 4A Gospel for People with Disabilities
February 25th, 2022
Story from the Outside:Chronic pain is funny, not haha funny, but odd, strange, funny. The thing about living with chronic pain is no one really knows you have it unless you tell them. From the outsid...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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LUKE: The Gospel For Rebels & Outsiders Week 3
February 19th, 2022
Story from the Outside:By the time I was 15 I was heavily addicted to drugs, specifically methamphetamine and crack cocaine. I ended up getting pregnant. There really was no option other than getting ...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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LUKE: The Gospel For Rebels & Outsiders: Week 2
February 12th, 2022
Story from the Outside:I am an immigrant from Malaysia, who came to the United States to go to college.  I became a U.S. citizen 30 years ago to work for the federal government.  I have many painful s...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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LUKE: The Gospel For Rebels & Outsiders Week 1
February 6th, 2022
True Story from Someone on the Outside:My father (Tom) and I live our lives by the old adage, “play hard, work hard”, and boy do we live up to the phrase.  We are NOT “church” people. Even though he w...  Read More
by Mike DePope
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Loving People You Don\'t Like - Week 4
January 28th, 2022
Opening Prayer:God, we’ve spent four weeks considering how we can love people we don’t like. By now we might be getting annoyed with all this talk of annoying people. Be patient with us as we continue...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Loving People You Don't Like - Week 3
January 21st, 2022
It seems obvious that the task of loving people we don’t like will require forgiveness, but that doesn’t make it easy....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Loving People You Don't Like - Week 2
January 14th, 2022
When we seek to love the people we don’t like, we will usually face some difficult conversations. It can be easy to approach these situations armed with the hard truth of the matter....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Loving People You Don't Like - Week 1
January 7th, 2022
We do our best to love people we don’t like because Jesus tells us to. The more complicated question is how do we do that....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Good News - Week 3
December 13th, 2021
The Christmas story is full of examples of how the Good News of Jesus is for all people....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Good News - Week 2
December 4th, 2021
This week’s sermon taught that God is a promise keeper. Yet, God’s trustworthiness is often demonstrated unexpectedly....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Good News: Week 1
November 27th, 2021
The good news of Christmas is that Jesus comes to bring us freedom. ...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Open: Week 5
November 13th, 2021
The best things happen on the other side of risk. This story of the Israelites going into the promised land is just one of many examples of God calling God’s people to step out in faith. ...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Open: Week 4
November 6th, 2021
When we give God changes us, but our gifts are also used to impact others. When we open ourselves up to generosity the church is able to invite new people to experience the transformational love of Je...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Open: Week 3
October 30th, 2021
For a lot of us, growing in generosity feels impossible. We wonder how much we should give, and if the sum we can contribute will actually make a difference. ...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Open: Week 2
October 23rd, 2021
This week we heard about two men who each had many possessions. One of them experienced a bit of abundant life with Jesus while the other missed out. ...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Open: Week 1
October 16th, 2021
The Gathering has grown into the community that it is because we have chosen to stay open to God’s call. When we soften our hearts, we can respond to God and our mission with excitement and wonder....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Jesus vs. Christianity: Week 5
October 9th, 2021
A central feature of Jesus’ ministry was his inclusion of people who were typically on the outside....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Jesus vs. Christianity: Week 4
October 2nd, 2021
The Church has become the mouthpiece for one political party, making Christianity synonymous with partisanship. We observe something different in Jesus....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Jesus vs. Christianity: Week 3
September 25th, 2021
Following in the way of Jesus is about far more than having a better life. We are also asked to be others-centered...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Jesus vs. Christianity: Week 2
September 18th, 2021
It is one thing to follow Jesus, it is another to be a follower....  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Jesus vs. Christianity: Week 1
September 11th, 2021
Welcome to week one of Jesus vs. Christianity! In this series we will look at some of the ways the Church has gotten it wrong by drifting from the teachings of Jesus. ...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Fall 2021 Kick Off - Romans 12
September 4th, 2021
Opening Prayer:God, Your mercies and grace renew daily. We ask that the same be true for our perspective this season. Give us a freshness, that we may experience this fellowship differently. We pray t...  Read More
by Denee Bowers
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Summer Discussion Guide
August 2nd, 2021
Check-In Questions - In this and every season CoreGroups are meant to be a place of connection. Start off your meeting with some time checking-in and giving group members time to share what is going o...  Read More
by Denee Bowers

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