ChristLife

Registration is open for the first Following Christ Small Group!

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Leaders: Ryan Foster and Barb McLaughlin

When: Thursday nights 7:00 – 8:30 PM  |  Jan 30, 2020 –>  April 9, 2020

 Frequency: Weekly        |         Duration: 10 Sessions

Where: Ryan’s house (address in confirmed registry email)

This weekly small group will go through part 2 of the ChristLife program, Following Christ. This small group is intended to help form participants as integrated disciples of Jesus Christ. Space is limited to 12 participants. First come, first serve. If you do not get in to a group, you will be wait-listed according to the order of your registration.

*Completion of the Discovering Christ  program (offered every fall) is a prerequisite for participation in  Following Christ Small Group. 

If you don’t get in to a this group, no worries! There will be be more groups launching soon. Sign up Below (spots will go fast!)

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Fill in your contact information to reserve a spot or to get on the waiting list.

Want to Lead a Following Christ Group?

Email dmccallister@stbrendans.net or call 614.876.1272 ext. 244 for more information.

ChristLife is a seven-week evangelizing course that creates a welcoming environment where members of our parish can bring anyone and everyone, the baptized and unbaptized, to hear the Good News and personally encounter Jesus Christ. Each session includes a meal, a brief time of worship, a video teaching, and small group discussion. The high point of the course is a day retreat where guests have the opportunity to make a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and be renewed in the Holy Spirit. We believe that this program will serve as both a wide-open door to new believers as well as a rekindling fire for the whole St Brendan community.

 

 

FAQ

All adults 18+ are invited to attend! Those who are minimally involved in our parish are just as welcome as dedicated, registered members. We especially invite those who might not have any affiliation with religion or the Catholic Church. Do you know a fallen away Catholic or someone who’s had a negative experience of religion? We hope you invite that person to join you in participating in this exciting session.

ChristLife is free for all those who wish to participate! However, you must register.

For participants: 7 sessions (one session a week), and a 1-day retreat. The sessions will be on Thursdays from September 5 to October 17, 7 – 9 PM on the St Brendan Campus.

Yes! St Brendan’s will provide free childcare for children ages 6 months to 6 years from 6:45 PM- 9:15 PM each evening of ChristLife.

In order to do this and allow more people to attend as many ChristLife sessions as possible, we need your help! We need 2 adults per night along with 2 teens. This will count for any 8th grade+ service hours for any of our teens who help. If you are interested in volunteering, please check out our available slots.

No worries! We love having you and you will be missed, but we understand that life gets busy. Just try to make it as many as you can. If you already know that you will have to miss a session (or two) please don’t let that prevent you from registering!

It’s always helpful to return what’s most important. We want to go back to the foundation of all that we do as a parish; we want to discover anew the person of Christ so that all our work and ministry will be ever more focused on Him. There exists a need to “re-discover” the Good News of Jesus with new eyes so that it remains fresh and relevant to our daily living. By asking other ministries to pause during the 7 weeks of ChristLife, we hope to maximize the scope of our reach, to reinvigorate all of our ministry leaders, and to centralize all our resources for this great work.

This is yet to be determined. Discovering Christ (the first session of ChristLife) will likely be offered again next Fall. Follow-up sessions will probably be offered in the context of small group settings.

Each night of ChristLife will include a catered meal. This is not a potluck, so you don’t have to worry about bringing anything. Special dietary requests must be mentioned in your registration. This is not a potluck. Sit down, relax, and be our guest!

 

 

 

Contact Us

Dan McCallister, PASTORAL ASSOCIATE, RCIA AND ADULT CATECHESIS & EVANGELIZATION | 614.876.1272 ex 244 | dmccallister@stbrendans.net