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1. Family of Origin

  • Scripture Reference: Ephesians 2:14-17, Genesis 2:18
  • Leader Notes
    • It is not good for us to be alone, we are better in community.
    • Living in a community gives you resources that you could never have alone.
    • Our Family of origin is our first experience of community.
  • Questions for Reflection
    • What did my family of origin teach me about community?
    • What are the implications of being the new humanity?

2. We are a Contrast Community

  • Scripture Reference: John 13:35
  • Leader Notes
    • Christians engage the world as a contrast community as God calls us to live differently.
  • Questions for Reflection
    • If the church is a contrast community, is how I engage in community counter cultural?
    • How can I set a table to host community in my home?

3. Live an Interdependent Life

  • Scripture Reference: Galatians 6:2
  • Leader Notes
    • We need community for encouragement, to be uplifted, and also to be challenged as we learn to walk with God.
  • Questions for reflection
    • Do I live an independent life or interdependent? 
    • What steps can I take to move toward engaging in community?