- Do your gatherings facilitate the kind of community God desires for the Church?
- How can a Church experience deep community with only two gatherings a week?
- Use this article for discussion with your leadership team.
Exhibit A – Millersville Bible Church
Like many churches, our weekly meetings are on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. The primary purpose of these gatherings is teaching. Corporate worship on Sunday mornings involves worship in singing, praying, giving, and about 40 minutes in the Word. Proclamation of the truth of Scripture through preaching has always been a hallmark of our ministry. God has used it in powerful ways to change many lives. Many people who would never have participated in a small group have found an opportunity to connect with God in a larger and less threatening gathering. Many of these people join groups after experiencing spiritual transformation in the larger gathering.
During our Sunday school…
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