CONNECT TO EACH OTHER
Icebreaker – What brought you to Our Savior, and what was it like when you first started being a part of our church family?
CONNECT TO THE WORD
Read the Scripture lesson for this week, from Ephesians 2:4-10.
CONNECT TO THE BOOK
Read and discuss as a group the questions from chapter six, found on pages 76-77.
Read aloud together the Sixth Pledge found on page 75.
CONNECT TO GOD IN PRAYER
Ask your group for prayer requests before you start. You may begin with a prayer that starts like this.
Gracious Lord, our salvation and faith in Christ is a gift from You that we receive by grace. We do not deserve Your grace, yet You love us unconditionally and have chosen us in Christ Jesus. You have also placed us in a church family to be the body of Christ in this world. We thank You for our congregation, and ask that You would bless and strengthen us to do Your will, as we learn, live, and share Christ. Help us treasure our membership as a gift. We also ask You…
(conclude with the Lord’s Prayer)