In fact, you can start or join a Church at Home LifeGroup. If you’re not comfortable returning to church yet, or if there’s not a location near you, your LifeGroup may choose to have an in-person or digital Church at Home watch party! There are so many ways you can host a watch party. You can invite people over to watch the message together. Then, after the message, you can help people determine their next step and discuss some of the questions from the Talk It Over. You could also agree to watch the message separately and come together to discuss it at a later time. You’ll want to meet during the week, if possible, so that when you and your LifeGroup are ready to go back to church, you can continue regularly meeting together.
If you choose an in-person watch party, your kids can have their own LifeKids experience, too. They can simply watch the content designed for their age and then talk it over themselves or with all of the parents.
Remember why you’re meeting together.
Start or join a Digital Chat LifeGroup. Another great way you can stay connected if you’re not yet comfortable going to church or an in-person LifeGroup is to be a part of a digital chat LifeGroup. It’s a great, simple way to develop relationships! You’ll simply use a chat app of your choice—maybe a social media platform, text messaging, WhatsApp, etc.—and talk throughout the week. Maybe you’ll post a discussion question from the Talk It Over. You could also start doing Bible Plans With Friends and discussing those. Whatever you talk about, you can find ways to connect during the week with your digital community.
Start or join a Video LifeGroup. Another way you can stay connected to people if meeting in-person isn’t an option for you is by leading or joining a video LifeGroup. In these types of LifeGroups, people will choose a designated time to connect over a video chat platform—maybe Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc.
- Listen to the You’ve Heard It Said podcast and talk it over with your LifeGroup.
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