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Discipleship Courses

for 2019

After Christmas, our parish will continue using the discipleship groups material from the Rebuilt Parish Association.  We used these in the Autumn and they were very popular.

 

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.

This is the list of session dates and topics:

'Greater Than' -a series looking at worry in our lives

Jan 9th

Jan 16th

Jan 23rd

Jan 30th

'Baggage' -a series looking at forgiveness

Feb 6th

Feb 13th

Feb 20th 

 

'Catholic Atheism' -our Lent series

Feb 27th

March 5th

March 12th

March 19th

[No meeting on March 26th due the Bible School Weekend 27-29th]

April 2nd [final meeting of series]

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.

 

Resources:

  • The films and discussion questions use the discipleship materials from the Rebuilt Parish Association.  Our parish enrolled as a 'Rebuilt' parish this summer.

  • You can subscribe to 'Worship Fully' a daily devotional email to help you pray by going to www.churchnativity.com/prayer/ and entering your email.  Click here 

 

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