Small Faith Sharing Groups This Lent

This Lent, allow yourself to grapple with deeper questions, find greater meaning and purpose in your life, and actually come to a fuller understanding of who Jesus is and who Jesus can be in your life.

Instead of giving something up for Lent, do something different…something that will help you truly grow closer to the Lord.

This Lent, join a Lent Faith Sharing Group. It’s easy…meaningful…and will be a great blessing in your life.

  • Four gatherings of one hour
  • Will help you connect the Word of God to your daily life
  • Reflection and Discussion on Lent Scriptures
  • Takes place in homes of our members
  • No pressure…it’s designed for your comfort and ease

Open your heart to do something different this Lent…something that will really make a difference…something that will connect you to a deeper faith in Jesus Christ.

For more information, contact Jane Baldwin at JBaldwin@StAmbrose.us.

Want to sign up right now?

Download this form and send it in to Jane Baldwin at JBaldwin@StAmbrose.us.

FAQ

Why should you join a small faith group for Lent? 

  • You can meet new people.
  • You can spend more time sharing your faith with others.
  • You can grow spiritually and deepen your relationship with the Lord.
  • You can help others deepen their relationship with God.

What is the benefit?

  • This Lent, allow yourself to grapple with deeper questions
  • Find greater meaning and purpose in your life
  • Come to a fuller understanding of who Jesus is and who Jesus can be in your life
  • Will help you truly grow closer to the Lord
  • Will help you connect the Word of God to your daily life

Are materials / agenda provided? 

  • All materials are provided to participants
  • Leaders receive leader materials, as well as training to conduct the groups

How long does a meeting take? 

  • Each gathering takes a little over one hour

How often and where do we meet?

  • There are 4 gatherings during Lent
  • Takes place in homes of our Saint Ambrose members

What is a small group meeting like?

  • Small Group Format is the following:
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Opening Prayer
    • Video
    • Discussion
    • Light Refreshments
  • Reflection and Discussion will be based on the transforming power of Lent Scriptures
  • No pressure….it’s designed for your comfort and ease.

Can I meet with my friends, or will I be with strangers? 

  • If you have a friend that is hosting a small group, please let them know you want to join their group.
  • You can also let us know what group you would like to participate in.
  • If you do not know someone who is hosting, we can make sure to find a group in your location.

How do I sign up to host?

  • Let Jane Baldwin, Spiritual Life Coordinator, know as soon as possible that you are interested.
  • Complete a SMALL GROUP SIGN UP CARD, check the box that indicates you are willing to host, and turn it in at Front Desk

How do I sign up for a faith sharing group?

  • Complete a SMALL GROUP SIGN UP CARD, check the box that indicates the day and time you can meet, and turn it in at Front Desk
  • Call or email Jane Baldwin to express interest

What do I need to do as a host?

  • A willingness to open up your home to approximately 10 individuals for four weeks
  • Provide light refreshments

What do I need to bring? 

  • You will be given materials that you will need to bring each week.
  • Writing utensil

Do we report anything back to SA? 

  • At the completion of the Lent series, we will ask that you complete a brief survey / evaluation so that we can hear how you like the program
  • Hosts will also be asked to complete a brief survey / evaluation so that we can hear how you like the program.