LifeGroups at UBC

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LifeGroup Weeks (Fall 2017)

August 27, 2017

September 17, 2017

October 1, 2017

October 15, 2017

November 12, 2017

November 26, 2017

December 10, 2017

LifeGroups are geographically based small groups that gather every other week to discuss how to bring the gospel to bear on every aspect of life for the glory of God.

Think about the places you livework…and play or recreate! We believe the gospel of Jesus Christ changes everything in the heart of the redeemed people of God and therefore should affect every area of one’s life including everywhere they live, work, and play.

“Discipleship is the process of moving from unbelief to belief in every aspect of your life.” –Ceasar Kalinowsky.

LifeGroups are vital part of making disciples. The primary function of LifeGroup is to live out the mission of the church.

Vision: To be a community of believers who glorifies God by making disciples locally and globally.

Mission: To equip Christ followers to proclaim the person and work of Jesus Christ where they live, work, and play.

Why LifeGroups?

“We have groups because we have seen the glory of God and have been given the grace to live our lives to exalt the Christ.” -Brad House, “Community”

LifeGroups are central to living life in community on mission for the glory of God and the good of His people.

We do small groups because they reflect the nature and character of our God who is in himself community. Christ-centered LifeGroups reveal and reflect the very nature and character of God to His people. This is our primary driving reason behind groups.

Small Groups are the primary means by which the Lord Jesus under the leading of the Holy Spirit chose to organize his disciples.

He gathered up ordinary men and prepared them to share and extraordinary message through proclamation and demonstration or word and deed.

In community we will reflect and reveal the nature and character of God enabling us to :

  • “…Obey All that I’ve Commanded You.”
  • Care for the needs of others
  • Develop deeper relationships in community
  • Life out the “one another directives in Scripture

Core Values

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  • Bring the gospel to bear on every aspect of life through the pursuit of God in the study of His word and prayer.
  • Speak the truth in love for the purpose of seeing God exalted in our daily living as our lives reflect the glory of God lived out.
  • Cultivate relationships by sharing our lives with one another inside and outside the group meeting.
  • Actively pursue opportunities to serve our neighbors and neighborhoods to demonstrate the love of Christ in word and deed.

**Adapted & Modified from Brad House’s book Community & Redeemer Fellowship in Kansas City, MO.

Strategy

LifeGroups are organized primarily geographically based. We believe it is to the benefit of our neighbors and our neighborhoods for us to gather where we live as we seek to live out the truths of God’s Word asking the Lord to conform us in the image and likeness of His Son, Jesus Christ.

LifeGroups are free to gather on the night that works best for the needs of the group with the exception of Wednesday nights due to ministries meeting on our church campus and our need for volunteers to effectively shepherd our children and youth.

Every other week, LifeGroups will engage in sermon-based discussion as a community as well pray for and encourage one another.