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Groups Overview

Learn all about the importance of having life-giving relationships within the church community.

The First 15

A resource meant to grow and enhance your personal relationship with Christ on a daily basis by starting the first fifteen minutes of each day with scripture, reflection, and prayer.

Sermon Discussion Guide

A resource to help you explore the scripture in the messages in a deeper way and apply it to your life in a way that leads to transformation.

Seeking Holiness Devotional

A resource to help you learn about and practice holy habits that draw you closer to God and enable you to participate in his means of grace.

Group Leader Resources

Group Leader Training

Check out the free online study, 6 Tips for a Successful Small Group, by Bill Search.

Discipleship Group Kit

You’re here to build Christ-centered relationships with your new group. That’s exciting! This kit will get you started with everything you need. Need ideas? Hit a roadblock? Our Adult Discipleship Team is here to offer personal assistance along the way. Email us at  grouplife@fmcm.org 

Groups Agreement

Begin your group by establishing expectations and your commitment to one another by using this template to start.

Group Check-in

This worksheet will help your group discuss and reflect on the areas you have grown and what you need to focus on going forward.

Curriculum Guide: What’s Next?

This worksheet will help your group discuss and identify what curriculum best meets your needs in the current season.

Practical Tips for Relationships

This handout will provide practical tips to build important relationships needed for group members to grow in community and personal holiness.

The One Another Passages

Study and apply the “One Another” passages from the New Testament with your group. You can use this resource throughout the semester or as a one-week supplement.

RightNow Media

We provide access to the world’s largest streaming library of video Bible study resources. It has more than 20,000 videos that can be used as part of a group study or for personal devotions, and many series include free discussion guides and handouts.
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Curriculum

We offer a variety of resources for your group to use, including video studies, sermon discussion questions, books, commentaries, conference videos, and more.

Choosing Curriculum

Every semester, we provide a Curriculum Resource Guide. It also may be helpful for your group to complete the Curriculum Guide: What’s Next? handout and discuss together.

  • Fall 2022 Curriculum Guide
  • More Curriculum Recommendation Guides

Adult Discipleship Library

Our study library, located in the Adult Discipleship office, provides hundreds of video-based group studies, books, and Bible study guides for Group Leaders to borrow free of charge.

RightNow Media

We provide access to the world’s largest streaming library of video Bible study resources. It has more than 20,000 videos that can be used as part of a group study or for personal devotions, and many series include free discussion guides and handouts.