What are Life Groups?
Life groups at New Hope Legacy are a great place to connect and grow. The purpose of these groups are to be an `Ohana with a cause – to be a place where people will grow spiritually, relationally and to explore their purpose in life. Life Groups at New Hope Legacy are small devotional groups focused on relationships and discipleship.
They provide opportunities for people to gather, grow closer to God and one another. Life Groups embrace the belief that relationships makes a difference in our spiritual growth.
Why join a Life Group?
The purpose of these groups are to be an ’Ohana with a cause – to be a place where people:
- Grow spiritually
- Grow relationally
- Care for each other
- Explore purpose in life
This purpose echoes New Hope Legacy Core Value #4 In Keeping with the Great Commandment, we believe every member should commit to a lifestyle of consistent spiritual growth with honest accountability.
A genuine love for God is always the first priority. Every Christian should yearn for continual spiritual growth. Therefore, discipleship through small groups, accountability, and open honesty is critical to maturing in our faith.
(Mark 12:29-31; Acts 2:44-47; 1 Peter 2:2; 1Timothy 4:7, 8; Proverbs 27:17)
These are groups that include sports groups, hobby groups, or any group that has a common interest and passion. These groups spend about 20 percent of their time sharing devotions and 80 percent of their time is focused on their interest.
Ohana groups are small fellowship groups that allow you to connect and grow with others in the church. They meet generally in a home but also meet at places outside the home. These groups have prayer, fellowship and Bible Study. They may use resources like DVD teachings or Spiritual Growth type books.