Apprentice Groups are home-based groups of 6-12 people who meet throughout the week and commit to a semester of studying scripture and a curriculum together. When you want to learn a trade, you become an apprentice. We are joining together to learn the trades of discipleship and community. Apprentice groups are built to help you put your roots down into meaningful community and stretch you arms out to the people around you.
Our Fall 2018 groups will go through The Good and Beautiful God, by James Bryan Smith. The study focuses on the narratives we believe about God and the habits that shape our lives. The goal of this study is to rewrite our narratives about God, get a fresh start in our pursuit of Christ, and grow together.
Location & Time: Groups gather in host homes throughout the city on various days of the week. Meetings last 1.5-2 hours weekly or every other week, depending on the needs of the group. Most will meet in the evenings, though accommodations may be made if there is a need for daytime groups. If you would like to host the group in your home, please make a note on the registration form.
Group Formation: Groups are being assembled in late August. On your registration form you can identify individuals you’d like to be grouped with and we’ll do our best to honor those requests.
Childcare: We know that childcare is a challenge for some to participate in groups. Because we believe in the value of Apprentice Groups, we will reimburse (at a predetermined rate) the cost of childcare for you to meet with your group. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like more information about this option.
Fall 2018 groups will start meeting the first week of September and will wrap up by the end of the year. Groups will continue and some new groups will be formed in Spring 2019.