When you get 30 or more Christians in your Discovery Groups it is time to start a Gathering. People like knowing that they are something larger than the Discovery Group. We have learned from experience that if you do not start a Gathering you will find your people drifting off to churches which have a different DNA than your Discovery Group.
Your Gathering should continue the same elements as your Discovery Group:
- Caring for one another
You may also want to add:
Gatherings are often led by a group of four to seven leaders, with each leader responsible for a different segment of the gathering. Try to avoid preaching. There are many ways to do Discovery Bible Study with large groups. Talk with one of our coaches for suggestions.
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