Growth Groups are a core part of Atonement’s identity. Serving as a way to hear God’s story, as well as share our own stories, we encourage everyone to take part in a group. Growth Groups typically focus on the theme in worship from the previous Sunday, and include time for fellowship, sharing part of your life and story, discovering how God’s word connects to your life and story, and praying together. Some groups meet on an ongoing basis, finding time together weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Other groups meet for a cycle in fall, winter or spring. To connect to a Growth Group contact Greg Van Dunk.
New to Growth Groups and/or Atonement? Join us for our “Into to Growth Group” session, hosted by Pastor Greg. Three times a year (Fall, Winter and Spring) we invite guests to participate in a group we call, “Intro to Growth (Faith Journey)”. This is a pathway into our community that allows you to meet other new people, grow in faith and think about how you would like to be involved. “Intro to Growth (Faith Journey)” is not a new member class but we ask all those interested in in membership to give a group a try. A “no-guilt opt out,” invitation is offered at week 3. We’ve involved about 120 families in groups the past 7 years. Nearly all find that they like the experience and stay connected for the entire session (normally 6-8 weeks).
The next sessions starts Monday, October 1, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – attend either one. Dinner and child care are provided. Email Pastor Greg (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the church office (414-422-0400) so we can save a seat for you!
► Weekly Discussion Guide
Weekly discussion guides and agendas are available below. Or pick up a hard copy at the Welcome Center on your way into worship!
► Group Resources
Resources for our group leaders, including our leader agenda and attendance forms, can be found here: Group Leader Resources
Contact Greg Van Dunk with questions about Growth Groups and/or how to get connected!
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
1 Thessalonians 5:11