Our parish discipleship groups use videos and material from the Rebuilt Parish Association. We've been using these since Autumn 2019.
The sessions meet in the parish hall, format being:
7.15pm Tea and Cake, gathering in groups around tables;
7.30pm Watch a 15-minute film on as aspect of discipleship;
7.45pm Discuss the film, going through some related questions;
8.15-30pm Adoration in the Church.
There is also a smaller group that meets Thursday mornings in the committee room at 10am.
These groups aim to:
(1) Offer formation in discipleship, so that we might learn how to follow the Lord better, and learn this together;
(2) Build small group communities, to help us be a community of communities, supporting each other and building each other up.
The films and discussion questions use the discipleship materials from the Rebuilt Parish Association. Our parish enrolled as a 'Rebuilt' parish this summer.
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Group leaders (paired):
Deacon Jim Brennan & John Sinclair
Maris O'Brien & David/Theresa Soan
Emma Brookes & Fiona Martch
Mia Knight & Veronica Massey
You can listen to the audio of the two evening talks by Fr Dylan that introduced the discipleship theme, each was about 30-minutes:
(1) What is a Disciple? -listen here
(2) Making Disciples -listen here