This Advent and Christmas we are going to help you to bring Christmas to your Network, to your Extended Family and to the people who live in your Home. We hope you will begin to pray about who God is calling you to invite to discover Jesus with you this season. The goal is to invite people who live with you, who are in your extended family and in your network to 5 weeks of discovery bible study starting around the first Sunday of Advent, November 29th. Are you in?
Inviting people to do a Discovery Group is new to all of us at Oakdale. We have a Prayer Team that will pray with and for you during the process of discerning who God has prepared for you to invite. Contact: Christy Long, , or Wayne Bauman, .
Anyone—even non-believers—can facilitate a Discovery Group. But once you’ve got a group together, coming to one of our weekly peer-coaching groups online will help you better understand the essential disciple-making “DNA” that is behind each of the 7 questions. There are currently 6 sessions (2 daytime and 4 evening) available during the week. Contact: Anne Jordan, .
Discovery Groups use a simple method of reading, obeying and sharing Scripture that helps:
A general overview is provided below. Discovery Groups are a key component in our Discipleship Path. To learn more about starting a DG with family, friends and people who aren't yet followers of Jesus, contact Anne Jordan, .
After the first week, each gathering begins with these obedience-based, accountability questions: