Life Community Leader Resources
- 2016-17 Calendar - Life Community weeks and special LC events (view PDF version here)
- 2017-18 Calendar - Life Community weeks and special LC events (view PDF version here)
- Leaders Link - Most recent newsletter from the LC Staff Team
- Vision Night video - Highlights from our September 2015 LC Leader Vision Night
- LC Leader Best Practices - Collected from fellow LC Leaders at the 2015 Brunch
- LC Leader Covenant
- Become a LC Leader
- LC Leader Community Care Guide - A list of ministries that can assist your members in difficult times like illness or financial difficulty and in joyous times like marriage or child dedication
- Community-Builder Activities - Questions and ideas for helping people get to know one another
- Developing Family-Friendly Life Communities:
1. Brainstorming Notes from LC Leader Round Table on 6/12/11
2. Pastor Doug Whallon's coaching paper on Life Communities & Children: Various Approaches for Developing "Family-Friendly" LCs
- Spiritual Autobiography Instructions and Handout - During the ministry year of 08-09, many Life Communities shared their spiritual stories with each other. This guide will help you lead your group in sharing their stories. Feel free to use it whenever your group would like to get to know each other more deeply.
- Selecting Study Resources - This article provides a few guidelines to help you and your LC select the best study resources for your group
- Life Community Study Guide - During our Life Community weeks this guide will be a Bible study that tracks with our sermon series
- Hard copies of published Bible studies - Click on the link to view the list of study guides owned by Grace Chapel and available for LC Leaders to borrow. These resources are kept in Elsie Kitchen's office. There are additional resources available in the Grace Chapel Library.
- Streamable video-based curriculum - RightNow Media offers video-based Bible study curriculum that can be streamed to your computer or other device - it's like a Bible study version of Netflix. Grace Chapel has a subscription to RightNow media so that you can access this content for free. To receive an invitation to RightNow Media, click here. To preview the types of studies that are available, click here.
- Other Bible Study Resources - A list compiled by Life Community Pastor Doug Whallon. Useful books and websites regarding Bible study and small group leadership.
- What have LCs studied recently? - Check out this list to get the juices flowing
- Spiritual Gifts Inventory - If you or a member of your Life Community are looking for guidance in identifying your spiritual gifts, complete this electronic Spiritual Gifts Inventory (hard copy available upon request)
Impact Opportunities - Ideas of how your Life Community can get involved in service beyond the borders of your group