To enable each member of a Small Group to grow in understanding, maturity, and obedience through Bible study, prayer and fellowship.
To integrate the Small Group Bible study program with the church’s preaching and teaching program.
To enable our Small Groups to become communities of loving friendship and pastoral care.
To equip members of Small Groups for discipleship, evangelism, and service.
To identify, plan and deliver the leadership training and resourcing required to grow our Small Groups
To develop and implement working practices for pastoral care provision that ensure full awareness and effective management of pastoral needs
To identify, plan and deliver the regular resourcing and training required by Ministry Heads, Small Group Leaders, the Prayer Ministry Team and church members to equip them to provide appropriate pastoral care
To ensure that each Ministry Head, Small Group Leader and Prayer Ministry Team Member provides appropriate and timely spiritual, emotional and practical pastoral care
To ensure that individuals are referred to the Pastoral Care Team or a specialist when appropriate
To clearly communicate how pastoral care is accessed