Lifeshapes

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LIFESHAPES at The Point – Autumn 2017

The objects of the course are to:
• Connect people who are attending The Point and build friendships • Help to integrate people into the life of the church
• Communicate clearly our vision and values
• Practical training in following Jesus and how to be used by God
• Enable every person to leave the course:
– Feeling encouraged, connected and excited
– ready to embark on new mission initiatives
– having gained a set of tools that will help people in their mission and ministry going forwards

Structure of each evening to be along the lines of:
7.30 – arrivals/coffee
7.45 – feedback from the week, did we put anything into practice?
7.55 – teaching for the week
8.35 – group work/discussion
9.00 – what are you going to do about it? setting goals for the week ahead 9.15 – finish

Weekly plan:
Wednesday evenings 7.45 – 9.30pm at Emmanuel Chapel, Ditchling. BN6 8UQ.

WEEK/DATE

TOPIC

1) Oct 4th

Intro, The Triangle – Will
UP-IN- OUT, vision, mission and values of The Point

2) Oct 11th

The Learning Circle – John

Repentance and spiritual growth, (the “three doors”)

3) Oct 18th

The Semi-Circle – Will, Rhythm of Life, work and rest
John 15, the vine, being pruned and fruitful, where do I bear fruit?

4) Nov 1st

Being led by the Spirit – John

Hearing God for self and others – Holy Spirit gifts and ministry

5) Nov 8th

The Pentagon – Will – fivefold giftings – Ephesians 4 Discovering and using your gifts
– why do we so often hold back/lack confidence to use our gifts?

6) Nov 15th

The Hexagon – John – The Lord’s prayer
sustaining your ministry and your relationship with God

7) Nov 22nd

The Octagon – John – sharing your faith connecting with ‘people of peace’

8) Nov 29th

Final session – Will – review/feedback What next?

To register please email info@thepointchurch.co.uk or contact John Naudé at john@thepointchurch.co.uk