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Episode 1019: Leading Through COVID-19 – Groups Strategy

On this episode, Pastor Aaron Filippone and Angel Turbeville join the conversation. Aaron leads our Love Our Neighbors team and Angel has been an integral part in developing our virtual groups strategy. We discuss how we can continue to live on mission and love our neighbors in the midst of the coronavirus. With no gatherings possible due to social distancing regulations, it is still so important to find ways to gather together. This can be a real challenge, so we share some ideas that any church can utilize with the resources they have to stay connected to their congregations through small groups.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The move to virtual groups and new ways to stay connected through technology.
  • The importance of being flexible, adaptable, and agile.
  • Addressing ‘Zoom-burnout’ and alternatives to video conferences.
  • The power of virtual groups and one man’s virtual acceptance of Christ recently!
  • Bible-teaching and care structures for groups on new platforms.
  • The felt needs of group members and adjusting the format to address those needs.
  • Optimizing calls for the best connection and communication.

At the core of Family Church, we want to be very relational. Click To Tweet We have hung our hat on face-to-face contact, knowing people's names, being engaged in one another's lives, that's our thing. We’ve had to be flexible, agile, and adapt to changing circumstances. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

North American Mission Board

Southern Baptist Convention

Jimmy on Twitter

Aaron on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Angel on Twitter

Carly on LinkedIn

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