CAN I VISIT A FEW DIFFERENT GROUPS BEFORE DECIDING ON ONE?
Yes, we understand that you may want to visit more than one group before deciding on the best one for you. We do recommend that you visit a group more than once before making a decision. The hope is that a group of dissimilar people would gather around a perfect God, learn to love one another with Jesus as their Savior and their example, and be challenged to share that news with others. To that end, we encourage you to visit the group closest to your home.
HOW DO I DECIDE WHICH GROUP TO VISIT?
Start with where you live. Attend the CG closest to your geographic location. In joining a group that is close to you, you give yourself and those in your Parish greater opportunity to live life together. We want to demonstrate and declare the Gospel as a church body, not only as individual Christians.
However, regular group attendance is important and beneficial for community, so try to find a group that is convenient for you. Some meet on Saturdays, others on Sundays. Some in the evenings, others for lunch. If you need further guidance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAN I BE A REGULAR GROUP MEMBER OF MORE THAN ONE GROUP AT A TIME?
Because regular group attendance is important and beneficial for community, we have found that with the typical family schedule, it is often difficult to participate fully in the life of more than one group at a time.
HOW CAN I START MY OWN GROUP?
If you are already a member of a CG, talk to your group leader about your interest in co-leading your group or in starting a new group. If you are interested in starting a new group, please contact email@example.com. All CG leaders are required to attend basic training before leading.
IF I HAVEN’T HEARD BACK FROM A GROUP THAT I CONTACTED, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. While our leaders do their best to contact you in a timely manner, things happen. If you have not heard back after a week, we will be happy to help contact the leader for you.