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Small Groups - Their Purpose

Small Groups - Their Purpose


* For general information about small groups, click here.

* For information on leading a small group, click here

Purpose of Small Groups at CNCC

  • The mission of CNCC is to “declare and demonstrate the grace of Jesus Christ.”
  • The purpose of Small Groups at CNCC is to fulfill our mission by creating a setting for discipleship and Christian friendship among our members (Proverbs 27:17; Colossians 1:9-14; 2 Timothy 2:2).
    • Small Groups accomplish their purpose by providing members with the opportunity to…
      • Encourage one another through Bible reading and prayer (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
      • Stir up one another to love and good works (Hebrews 10:24)
      • Serve one another with their spiritual gifts (1 Corinthians 12:7)
      • Work with one another to proclaim the Gospel (Acts 1:8)
    • Small Groups stay centered on their purpose by…
      • Reflecting the core values of Small Groups
        • Think biblically (Psalm 1)
        • Pray continually (Philippians 4:6-7)
        • Love wholeheartedly (Mark 12:29-31)
        • Live holy (1 Peter 1)
        • Practice candor with kindness (Ephesians 4:15)
        • Work excellently (1 Corinthians 15:10)