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Small Groups

Small Groups are the relational heart of the Church - it’s where people connect, share life and grow together.

Small Group consist of approximately 10-20 people who meet together on a regular basis around a shared interest or passion and are designed to help everyone in the Church, across every congregation to discover what God has put inside each one of us so that we live fruitful, effective lives for Him.

If you’re new to Church or would like to get to know some more people, joining a Small Group is a great place to start. Check out which Small Groups are happening and when below and sign up today!

Small Group FAQs

What happens at a Small Group?
Every group is different. Whether hanging off a climbing wall, going for a coffee with friends or helping the homeless, each Small Group is a place to bring people together so that they can connect, relate and grow with others in the life of the Church. To help make it easier to find the right Small Group for you, we’ve put each group into one of the following categories:

  • Connect - Church, but on a small scale! These groups are for people who want to develop deeper relationships with others of a similar life stage or passion.
  • Community - Based around a particular outreach, event or activity, these Small Groups have a more missional focus and outlook.
  • Equip - If you want to go deeper with God and with others we have a number of groups that meet to pray, study the Word and grow together.

Where and what time do Small Groups meet?
Our Small Groups meet on different days throughout the week and at various times so there’s bound to be one that fits in with your schedule. Most meet in homes but some, that are based around particular interests or activities, meet elsewhere. Check with the Small Group leader for specific details of the group you’re interested in joining.

Are Small Groups just for people in the Church?
Anyone can join a Small Group, you don’t have to be a member of the Church and they are a great opportunity to bring along unsaved friends and family so that they can connect with others in the Church and find out who we are and what we believe. Each group aims to have a missional focus as we reach out to those in our towns and communities - so why not think about who you could bring along with you!

How do I sign up?
If you’re already part of a Small Group or would like to join a different one then we have a Sign Up Sunday at the start of each Small Group season where you can chat to the Small Group leaders and find a group that suits you. You can also sign up to a group at any point online.

I’d like to join more than one Small Group - is that possible?
Yes, feel free to sign up for any Small Group you’d like to regularly attend. We recommend that you only sign up for a maximum of 2 Small Groups.

What if I choose a group but don’t like it?
That’s fine - you don’t have to stay! The important thing is that you find a Small Group where you are able to connect, relate and grow in faith with the other people in the group. You are very welcome to try a few!

How long do the Small Groups run for?
We have 3 Small Group seasons each year which are usually 10-12 weeks long; one from the end of January to March; one from mid April - mid July and the other from the end of September to mid December. We hold Sign-Up Sundays at the beginning of each season for you to find out what’s happening and choose which group you’d like to be a part of.


If you have any other questions about Small Groups please speak to email: crawley@kingdomfaith.com.



Bereavement Journey, The

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Bereavement can impact hugely and affect all areas of life. Developed at Holy Trinity Brompton and appreciated by thousands of people over 20 years, The Bereavement Journey is for anyone who has been bereaved at any time and in any way. By means of a series of films and discussion groups the course gently guides bereaved people through the most common aspects of grief, enabling them to process the implications for themselves and discern next steps.

The Bereavement Journey is a 6 week course that runs regularly throughout the year.  The groups are very relaxed and create a space for you to share, listen and process. The groups are facilitated by people who themselves have gone through bereavement.

If you would like more information or would like to sign up for the next course, please get in touch.

Small Group Leader: The Bereavement Journey Team

Meets weekly on Mondays

Freedom

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Freedom is a 12 week Small Group Bible study followed by a 24-hour Freedom Encounter that is designed to help believers move from the experience of salvation to the abundant life that Jesus desires for them. The mission of these Freedom Small Groups is to equip participants to remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in the true freedom provided through the work of the cross.

Following the 12-week Bible study is a powerful 24-hour Freedom Encounter designed to allow participants to personally encounter the Lord and receive freedom in many areas of their lives.

These courses are run once a year and our next one starts in February 2024 with the Freedom Encounter weekend 7-8 June.

Find out more and sign up online at www.kingdomfaith.com/freedom or use the email button below

Small Group Leader: Various

Meets weekly on various days

Overseas Missions Prayer

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This Small Group meets to pray for our overseas workers who are currently serving in a number of countries around the world. We pray to support them with their needs and to see the Gospel touch many lives and fulfil the Great Commission.  We are currently meeting every other week over Zoom from 1 - 2:30 on a Wednesday where we're joined by one or two of our overseas workers to share with us what God has been doing with the people they are reaching, as well as time to pray for them and others we are supporting.

If you would like to join us or would like more information, please get in touch.

 

 

Small Group Leader: Linda Cleland

Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays at 12pm
Zoom

Pound Hill Small Group

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Living life together 

Relaxed and Welcoming

Welcome, Worship, Word, Prayer

Regular Socials

Small Group Leader: Lydia Joshua Jon

Meets weekly on Thursdays at 7:30pm
Pound Hill Crawley

Staying Fit & Connected

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Formerly called Badminton and Swimming, We're a Small Group who love to meet together for badminton, swimming and fellowship.

We usually play badminton on Sunday afternoons at 3pm at Broadbridge Heath Sports Centre. This is usually followed by refreshments afterwards and time to catch up.  Swimming is usually planned on an ad hoc basis.We also occasionally meet to pray and worship together.

If you would like to join us or would like more information, please get in touch.

Small Group Leader: Dorothy Cook

Meets on Sundays
Zoom or for walks

Visual Bible Journeys

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Here are the dates and times for our Visual Bible Journeys studies till the end of the year.


Origins and Dangers of Halloween.

Halloween is celebrated by millions of people each year with costumes depicting death and Trick or Treat.  Yet many people do not understand the origin or the significance of what is involved.  This study will help us to understand the origins and its implication for those who take part.
Join us Thursday 12th at 1.00pm and 8.00pm and Saturday 14th at 10.00am October 2023.

Elizabeth and Zechariah Luke 1:5 - 25
We will look at the lives of a righteous couple who had to wait a long time for their hearts desire.
This study will be on Thursday 9th at 1.00pm and 8.00pm and Saturday 11th at 10.00am November 2023.

Facts and Myths of Christmas

Many traditions of Christmas are not biblical. We will look at the culture of Jesus’ day and how it helps us better understand the events surrounding the birth of Jesus.

We meet on Thursday 7th at 1.00pm and 8.00pm and Saturday 9th at 10.00am December 2023.

We would appreciate it if you would let us know which day and time you will zoom in.

Here is the zoom link
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6566322572?pwd=Z2xOTDlVK005VEdpcEt5V1pJLzl3UT09

Meeting ID: 656 6322572
Passcode: 7Wjpex


God bless you

Small Group Leader: Geoff & Liz Tucker

Meets weekly on various days

Walking in Love (Women's group)

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Walking in Love (Women's Group)
Jesus commanded us to love God with all our heart, mind, soul and strength and to love our neighbours as we love ourself. This is at the heart of this group. We share life together, encourage and pray for one another. We are currently working through the lifebuilder study "distorted images of self" which has been really powerful. We are led by the Holy Spirit and open to be transformed.

 

We are meeting on Monday mornings every fortnight.

Small Group Leader: Isabelle

Meets fortnightly on Mondays