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Small-Community Ideas That Work: Spontaneous Prayer

Does the thought of spontaneous prayer terrify you? The leader of a small group may at times want or find it necessary to offer a spontaneous prayer, perhaps to open or close the prayer portion of a session or to open or close the meeting itself. A practice that can ...
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Small Community Ideas that Work: Leading Prayer

You are a leader of prayer, and that’s something to ponder and celebrate. This is not everyone’s task or gift, but it is yours. What sets the prayer leader apart? You are welcoming, you are fully present, you project a calm confidence, and you create the atmosphere and set the ...
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Small-Community Ideas That Work: Storytelling

Embracing the reign of God, facing the challenge of conversion, and embarking on our spiritual journeys are frequently made possible through the storytelling that takes place in small communities.   When men and women share faith stories, and their parish respects and values these stories, both the individuals and the parish community ...
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Small Community Ideas that Work: Advent

Our liturgical seasons are marked by symbols and colors and actions and events to be remembered and celebrated. As we gather to share faith in our small communities, let us mark this season of preparation with images to remind us of who we are and what we are about.   The Advent ...
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Small Community Ideas That Work: Relationships

Small communities are the heart of the parish community, and relationships are the heart of small communities. Staying in touch—connecting with others, especially when there isn’t a scheduled meeting or gathering on your calendar—reveals the sincerity and commitment that you bring to your relationships. With regard to relationships, consider these ...
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Small-Community Ideas That Work: Organization

Don’t know where to start as you launch small Christian communities in your parish? If your parish team has been in place for a while, is it still all it needs to be to help your small communities stay relevant and vibrant? Wondering how to tell what effect small communities ...
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