Reproducing a Group

Use the resources below to help grow leaders in your group who will be able to lead a new God centered small group.

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Launching a Group

Use the resources provided to help launch a healthy small group.

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Leading a Group

Use the resources provided to help you in leading your small group.

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Growing a Group

Use the resources provided to help grow your group into a healthy and God centered environment.

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Going “Full Circle” as a Group

Just as individuals go “full circle” to maturity in Christ, small groups can also grow mature. In fact, people and groups become mature together.

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How to Use the Small Group Reproduction Plan

A worksheet to help small group leaders and their teams prepare a small group to reproduce itself in a healthy way by launching a new group.

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Getting a Group Ready to Reproduce

Small groups don’t just reproduce out of the blue. It takes intentional steps to help group members prepare to launch a new group.

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How to Develop New Small Group Leaders

Future small group leaders need to be developed. This involves sharing ministry with them to give them opportunities to grow.

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Finding the Right Time to Reproduce a Group

Think through your community and church calendars to find the best seasons to launch a new group.

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The Greatest Thing a Small Group Leader Can Do

Small group leaders have a big job with many tasks, but there’s one task that surpasses them all. The greatest thing a small group leader can do is give their job away.

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How Big Should a Group Be to Launch a New Group?

To reproduce, a small group needs enough people. But there is no “magic number”. Various factors dictate when a group is large enough to launch a new group.

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Transitioning from One Group to Two

When one small group branches into two, we can ease the process for group members until both new groups are established.

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Celebrate a New Group Launch

Wise planning helps group members celebrate new groups, even though they may be separated from friends.

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Helping Teens with Grief

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