NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP RESOURCES:
Sermon Spinoff Series:
ALL NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS DISCUSS THE SERMON SPINOFFS.
Click Here for the current sermon spinoff series.
Neighborhood Group Documents:
Neighborhood Group DNA – This is the document we use for training our group facilitators and hosts. It explains in detail the philosophy, structure, tips and details of Neighborhood Group ministry. It’s the whole package!
2012 Neighborhood Group FAQ Sheet – This is a compilation of our top 10 most frequently asked questions. Check it out for yourself or give it to those interested in joining your group.
2012 Facilitator and Host Job Descriptions – These are the 2 leadership roles for Neighborhood Groups. Check out what’s involved and click on the ‘training’ tab to sign yourself up for the next training meeting.
Contextualization Assessment Starter – This resource will help you as a leader begin asking the right questions about your context. Think, pray and collaborate over these probing questions individually and as a group to help yourselves get focused on the mission God has for you!
2012 Facilitator Host Tips – This resource will help you get the most out of your group discussion time well.
Launch Strategy – This step by step guide will help you know specifically how to get started and walk you through the first few months of your gatherings.
Personal Space Discipleship Tool – This will help men and women who are meeting for gender specific discipleship groups to deepen their conversations and prayer
Simple Ways to Be Missional – Creative ideas for reaching out and connecting with your Neighbors and Networks.
Dashboard for Neighborhood Group Leaders – This is a tool used by neighborhood group leaders to evaluate their group.
Neighborhood Group Community Sites and Tools:
|MissionalGroups.com – This is a blog and forum site developed and written by Steve Zarrilli and Andy Baligian. It’s a place where you can read about missional communities like Neighborhood Groups. You can read about topics like ‘overcoming fears’ and ‘proximity versus affinity based groups’ as well as leave feedback and interact on forums with other individuals from around the country who are doing similar things.|
|Click the icon and ‘like’ us on Facebook to join our community. Fans of the page share stories and prayer requests, ask questions and collaborate together to encourage and inspire one another to continue the Neighborhood Group journey.|
|Click on the icon and follow us on Twitter. ‘WoodsideNGroups’ shares quotes, short stories, news and links that will help you stay informed and grow as a leader or member of a Neighborhood Group.|
|Tools for Moms is an exciting 6 week class meant to encourage, equip and cheer on moms as they REACH their neighbors through Neighborhood Groups. It is meant for women who are either considering hosting a Neighborhood Group or for those who are currently hosting a group and want to learn with others how to be more effective. Click Here to e-mail Gina Holm for upcoming dates and with any questions you might have.|
Fellowship One Database Instructions for Leaders:
Click Here to view and download instructions to manage your group through our church database system called Fellowship One. We need to know you exist and who is part of your Neighborhood Group community. Through Fellowship One you can send e-mails to your group, track attendance, invite people to join and have a shared ‘front page’ for your group to interact. E-mail Sandi Vincent if you have any questions or trouble.