LIFE GROUPS

COLLEEN NASMAN, MINISTRY LEADER

LIFE Groups are about Living In Faith Everyday. During the year, we have weeknight Life Groups and Spiritual Growth Groups for 6-8 weeks at a time.  We gather to learn more about the Bible, understand our gifts, grow in character and learn parenting, marriage and other skills. Please take a moment to browse through the groups below.  If you have any questions at all, I would love to connect with you!

 

Registration is closed for the Winter Session - Below see examples of the Spiritual Growth Groups we offer!


SPIRITUAL GROWTH

EXPLORING CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE

 

Everyone is a theologian. The question is, "Are you a good one or a bad one?" In this class, Pastor Joe will lead participants through six different doctrines, giving careful attention to the biblical support and theological formulation of each topic under consideration, as well as covering some important historical disagreements between various Christian denominations. Additionally, Pastor Joe plans to leave time for questions and answers at the end of each session. Pastor Joe will provide participants with reading materials throughout the class. 


EMOTIONAL HEALTH

EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

This is discipleship that deeply changes your relationship with others.  You will learn the necessary skills for your spiritual formation journey so that you can grow into an emotionally and spiritually mature follower of Christ.  You will learn and practice the practical relationship skills to develop mature, loving relationships.  You will learn to love well.  

Take the temperature of your relationships, stop mind reading and clarify your expectations, map out your family of origin, explore your emotional iceberg, listen well, and climb the ladder of integrity.


SPIRITUAL GROWTH

BOOK OF HABAKKUK

 

The book of Habakkuk, named after its author, is about learning to believe that God is good and maintains control even when there is so much evil and tragedy in the world around us. This is a six week study that will go through the book of Habakkuk.  You will be given a podcast to listen to weekly and five days of study and prayer times. You can expect to spend 20-40 minutes daily in this study. We will meet weekly on zoom to discuss what we’ve learned throughout our week.


SPIRITUAL AND PHYSICAL GROWTH AND HEALTH

THE DANIEL PLAN:
FAITH Part 1, FOOD Part 2

Many of us are disciplined when it comes to spiritual practices like reading our Bible or going to church, but we may not have that same discipline when it comes to caring for our physical health. Our spiritual health and physical well-being are intimately connected— and each can strengthen the other.

This eight week study introduces you to The Daniel Plan, Part One, Faith and Part Two, Food. It is far more than an eating plan, but rather a program aimed at helping individuals develop an overall healthier lifestyle physically, mentally and spiritually. The title of The Daniel Plan was derived from the book of Daniel in the Bible, which gives the account of the prophet Daniel. 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY ABOUT LIFE GROUPS

We take a survey after our Life Groups to make sure that we are meeting our goals for Connecting and Growing in faith at Crossroads.  Our survey respondants stated that:

"I connected with others on a deeper level" 96%
"I felt supported by my group" 100%
"I felt comfortable sharing about myself in the group" 87%
"I grew spiritually" 100%
"I made a change in my life because of the group experience" 96%

CONNECTED LIVES THROUGH LIFE GROUPS

  • I felt very comfortable in my group.  Great facilitator.  It was uplifting to experience the diversity of scripture and to discuss it openly. 
  • This helps me feel like church is happening all week long. 
  • I admire the facilitators because it was clear they put a lot of work into preparation for the presentations.  They  gave so much information and insights.  They did a great job!
  • I love the Christ family connection in addition to Sundays. 
  • I got to know others on a deeper level. 
  • The wide variety of courses always makes it difficult to choose just one. 
  • I really appreciate sharing time with fellow Christians and that they all wanted to know me better. 

 

LIFE Group Participants

CONNECTING AT CROSSROADS