What is a Small Group?
We desire that our Small Groups be a place where a group of around 10-12 people meet to grow in maturity in Christ through knowing, trusting, and living with Christ as Lord.
Groups typically meet weekly or bi-weekly, often in homes, for study, prayer, care, fellowship, and service.
How do I join a Small Group?
You have options! We know that everyone’s needs are different and we’d like to help you in whatever way we can.
- Fill out our online form. This form will help us get to know you and what you’re looking for.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you are interested in joining a group. You can also call 701.232.4476. Please include some information about yourself and what you are looking for in a group.
- Write “Small Group” on a response card and drop it into an offering box.
Once we’ve received your information our team will work with group leaders currently looking for new members and will get you connected with one of the leaders.
How do I start or lead a Small Group?
Small groups are a place for relational disciple-making at Bethel. Disciple-making means we simply enter into relationships to help people to trust and follow Jesus. We meet in groups to help one another follow Jesus, be changed by Jesus, and be committed to the mission of Jesus.
If you are interested in being involved in our small group ministry, I would encourage you to watch our eight, short training videos for leaders found on our website by clicking here.
Contact CraigJohnson@bethelfc.com for more information about leading a Small Group.
What do Small Groups study?
Each group usually determines what they will study, according to the needs and desires of their group, with direction and guidance from our Adult Disciple-making staff. We have numerous resources available in Small Group resource room.
Some of our Small Groups use the At Home Guide from the weekly sermon for their study. To see the current At Home Guide, visit our sermons page.
What are some of the benefits of being in a Small Group?
Small groups help us establish relationships with one another in our church body and help us to grow in Loving God, Loving Others, and Serving the World.
We have many types of Small Groups at Bethel. Some have been meeting for 20+ years and some are brand new. Some are mixed stages of life and some like to meet with people at the same stage of life. No matter what you’re looking for we hope to find the right group for you.
These are our current Small Groups that are looking to grow by adding new members to their groups. Below you will see the name of the group leader, some basic information about the group as well as the day and time that they meet. (Click on the arrow on the right side of the group name for more detailed information). If you find a group you would like to join, email email@example.com and we will get you connected.
If you’re interested in being in a group, please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch soon!
We are always looking for new group leaders and/or people to host a group in their home. If this is you, we’d love the opportunity to visit with you. Please let us know by contacting CraigJohnson@bethelfc.com.