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STEP 1:

Life Groups are categorized into three common areas:

COMMON LIFE STAGE

Common Life Stage includes specific age groups and similar seasons of life such as marriage, parenting and more.

COMMON NEED

Common Need includes groups focused on issues such as men and women, recovery groups, and Life Mangement.

COMMON INTEREST

Common Interest includes groups centered around shared interest, hobbies, prayer, fellowship, outreach, book and bible studies, services and more. These are often ongoing.

Find the area most suited to YOU, locate the corresponding section in this directory and choose a Life Group from those listed.

Join

STEP 2:

Contact the Leader of this Life Group and go!

Attend

STEP 3:

Be faithful in attendance, build Godly relationships and grow in your walk with God.


Common Life Stage Common Life Stage includes specific age groups and similar seasons in life such as marriage, parenting and more.

TARGET LEADERS

Our Target Leaders would love to assist you with any questions or further information regarding Life Groups.

GC Cadres Thando & Gaone Sibanda 073 051 0124

Parenting Anton & Thea-Louise Esterhuizen 083 393 8333

Young Adults Kristof & Angelique Du Plessis 084 512 7156


GC CADRES GC Cadres are geared towards our youth which includes High School & University Students. It is a small group that gathers on a weekly basis with young people of similar age and gender. It is a fun place to meet people and develop a stronger relationship with God. At cadre ,young people will have tons of fun making lasting friendships and they will know God in a greater way as a result. Our Cadres will meet all over the church on a Friday night straight after the Youth service. Everyone in Generation Church is in a cadre.


YOUNG ADULTS (Age 19-35)

Boy Meets Girl Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Led by Scott & Sheila Kolosa Assistant: Bradley Wheeler Venue: 31 Elkana, Blandford Road Northriding Contact: 071 181 6770/ 083 321 9371

Boy Meets Girl Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Led by Bheki & Nomsa Nyathi Assistant: Silindile Zibane Venue:65 Kalgaro, Swallow Ave, Fourways, Ext 54 Contact: 082 901 7335

Boy Meets Girl Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Kristof & Angelique du Plessis Venue: 76 Alanglades, Capricorn Street Lonehill Contact: 084 580 6330


YOUNG ADULTS (Age 19-35)

Boy Meets Girl Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Philip & Shupi Nhekairo Assistant: Steve Bolipombo & Seithati Mafokeng Venue: 29 Stonecrest Frederick Rd, Kengies Fourways Gardens Contact: Seithati, 073 158 4930

Boy Meets Girl Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Led by Clovis & Darlene Kalonji Assistant: Vusa Nyathi Venue: 81 Komary Avenue, Paulshof Contact: Vusa, 079 892 7808


MARRIAGE

Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage Starts 16 September

Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, 8 Weeks Led by Clive & Michelle Forbes Venue: 37 Adar Gardens, Harry Galaun Rd Halfway Gardens, Midrand Contact: 084 709 1218 I 083 320 7939


Common Need Common Need includes groups focused on issues such as men and women, recovery groups and life management.

TARGET LEADERS

Our Target Leaders would love to assist you with any questions or further information regarding Life Groups.

“Courageous” Men Mike Gondo 082 744 6766

“Glorious” Women Beverley Du Bruyn 083 231 2905


LIFE MANAGEMENT

Show Me the Money! Steps to Financial Freedom

NEW, Starts 11 October Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Led by Palesa Kibiego Venue: 5 Villa Vitelli, Mopani Close, Beverley Open to: Adults Only Contact: 072 459 8401


WOMEN

Lets Get Together ! Louie Giglio & Andy Stanley Series Fridays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm (Except 3rd Friday of the month) Led by Indira Kohlo Venue: 1 Upton Park, Avalon Crescent, Magaliessig Contact: 083 264 8470

Personal/Spiritual Transformation Book Club

Fridays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm 3rd Friday of every Month Led by Sandral Turner Venue: 314 Lonehill Village Estate, 288 The Straight Contact: 078 184 0077

Nurture Starts 7 September

- Lisa Bevere

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Janet Burger Venue: 52A Monterrey Troupant Ave Magaliesig Open to: Ladies only Contact: 083 321 5171


WOMEN

Breaking Free NEW, Starts 7 October Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:00 am Led by Olga Fredricks Venue: 8 Monte Christo, Campbell Road, Craigavon, Fourways Open to: Ladies only Contact: 079 294 9081

Joy-Experiance It NEW, Starts 7 October Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Unati Gwija Venue: 173 Tinza, Forest Drive, Lonehill Open to: Ladies Only, Ages 19 - 35 Contact: 072 987 0717

Sunday Service Message

Discussion

NEW, Starts 13 October Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Brigitte Hupkes Venue: 50 Parklands, Little Falls Cascades Road, Strubensvalley Open to: Ladies only Contact: 082 863 9831


MEN

Studies in Leadership Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Led by Themba Ndlovu Venue: 37 Soho Lofts, Rosewood Ave Broadacres Contact: 076 283 2307


Common Interest Common interest includes groups centered around shared interest, hobbies, prayer fellowship, outreach, book and bible studies, services and more. These are often ongoing.

TARGET LEADERS

Our Target Leaders would love to assist you with any questions or further information regarding Life Groups.

General Mike & Cleo Gondo 082 744 6766

“Courageous� Men

Marketplace

Mike Gondo 082 744 6766

Gyro & Debbie Henry 082 903 9770

Prayer Shirley Dempster 083 708 1710


RECREATION

Basketball Saturdays, 5:00pm

Led by Bheki Nyathi Venue: 422 Riverglades Estate, Jukskei Park Douglasdale Open to: Adults Contact: 071 121 8540

GOLF Saturdays, 1:00pm Led by Mutsa Muzembe Venue: Vodacom World of Golf, Woodmead Open to: Men Only Contact: 072 324 4825

Mountain biking Saturdays, 6:45am - 10:00am Twice a Month

Led by Kristof du Plessis Venue: Phone to confirm Venue for the week Open to: Adults Contact: 084 512 7156 NB:Those who join must bring their own bikes


RECREATION

Soccer Sundays, 2:00pm Led by Farai Chamisa Venue: Leeuwkop Prison Soccer Field Open to: Men of all Ages Contact: 082 450 4951

Squash Tuesdays, 7:00pm Led by Themba Ndlovu Venue: Phone to confirm Venue for the week Open to: Adults Contact: 076 283 2307

tennis Saturdays, 3:00 - 5:00pm Led by Gabriel Ngorima Venue: 156 Tinza Lifestyle Estate, Cnr The Straight/Forest Road, Lonehill Open to: Men Only Contact: 076 901 4006


MARKETPLACE

Preparing for Your Next Job

How to Put Your Best Foot Forward

NEW, Starts 21 October Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, 6-8 Weeks Led by Gyro Henry & Sandral Turner Venue: City Life Church, Capricorn Street, Lonehill Contact: 082 903 9770 I 078 184 0077


GENERAL

What the Bible Teaches Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Led by Debbie Wildemann Venue: 18 Camelot Estate, Poplar Road, Craigavon Contact: 083 354 4454

Sunday Service Message Discussion NEW, Starts 3 October Sundays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm Led by Werner & Elmari Kruger Venue:Robinson 32, Heuwelsig Estate, Celtisdal Centurion, NB: Children Welcome Contact: 082 923 7168

Sunday Service Message Discussion NEW, Starts 7 October Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Led by Evans & Keesha Mumba Venue:29 Starling Crest, 115 Bellairs Drive Northriding NB: Adults Only Contact: 072 725 9114


PRAYER

Focused on Care Calling Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:15 pm Led by Kristof du Plessis Venue: Super Church Room, City Life Church Contact: 084 512 7156

Business Prayer Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 am Led by Ivan Paul Venue: City Kids Auditorium, City Life Church Contact: 082 445 2767

Focused on Life Track Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 12:00pm Led by Shirley Dempster Venue: City Kids Auditorium, City Life Church Contact: 083 708 1710


PRAYER

Focused on Generation Church Fridays, 6:15 - 6:45 pm Led by Kenneth Mangwende Venue: City Kids Auditorium, City Life Church Contact: 073 341 3031

General Prayer Saturdays, 8:00 - 9:00 am Led by Godwin Ndisengei Venue: Turning Points Room, City Life Church Contact: 072 070 9107

Sunday Morning Intercession Sundays, during the sermon (All 3 services) Led by Shirley Dempster Venue: Turning Points Room, City Life Church Contact: 083 708 1710


Leading Your Own Group We think it is great that you would like to lead your own Life Group! Leading a Life Group is how you can be directly involved in helping us build authentic community through care, discipleship, ministry and outreach at City Life Church. Please review the following pages to see if any of the subjects presented appeal to you. If you would like to sign up, please utilise the sign-up form at the back of this brochure. If you would like more information about Life Groups, leading, assisting or hosting a Life Group or more specific information on a lesson or topic please contact me.

Angelique Du Plessis

Life Groups Coordinator 011 465 8848 / LifeGroups@citylifechurch.co.za


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Resources include: audio, teachers notes, and student notes.

Stewardship Stewardship and Financial Freedom • • • • •

What a steward is Realms of stewardship practice Prosperity Biblical management of financial resources Remaining free from financial bondage

Goal Setting and Personal Organisation • • •

Setting goals & establishing priorities Personal organization Time management

Discovering Life Purpose • • • •

The dominion mandate Discovering your life purpose The fight for your purpose Choices in discovering your life purpose

Finding My Place • •

Understanding your place Practically finding your place in the Body

A Biblical View of Work • • • •

The why behind work Work from the perspective of God’s purpose Work and money:- prosperity and abundance Choosing your life’s work

Promotion Through Excellence • • • •

The price of excellence The reward of excellence Promotion through excellence Keys to experiencing God’s promotion

Stewardship Workplace Ethics • •

The importance of having a good name Business ethics from a biblical perspective


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Marriage and Family Understanding Relationships • • • • • •

Understanding man as a social being The importance of healthy relationships Our relationship with God Relating to authority Cultivating friendship Maintaining moral purity in relationships

Romantic Relationships and Engagement • • • • •

A biblical look at dating/courtship Dating (courtship) and engagement Dating standards Wedding and marriage prerequisites Pre-engagement questionnaire

Marriage Life • • • • • • •

The Restoration of the Home Role Relationships in Marriage Communication in Marriage Resolving Conflict in Marriage Ingredients of a Successful Marriage Sex in Marriage The Ministry of the Family

Parenting • • • • • •

Parental Responsibilities The Value of Children Child Discipline The Spiritual Life of Your Children Guiding Children to Destiny Keys to Successful Family Life

Grand-Parenting Divorce, Remarriage & Blended Families • • • •

Divorce and Remarriage The Process of Reconciliation The Uniqueness of the Blended Family Keys to Success of Blending Families


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Christian Doctrine

Discipleship & Growth Building Strong Foundations • • • •

The Importance of Foundations True Repentance True Faith Separation by Baptism

Victorious Christian Living • • • • •

The Power of the Spirit Walking in the Light of Eternal Judgment A Tamed Tongue Understanding Affliction Receiving and Extending Forgiveness

The Walk of a Woman – a Women’s Resource • • • •

Introduction to Doctrine • • •

The basic goal of doctrinal study The importance of studying Bible doctrine The necessity of studying the Bible

Who is God? • • •

Knowing the nature and person of an infinite God Some Scriptural definitions of God Understanding the nature of God

Who is Christ? • • • • • •

The Value of Children The Worth of a Mother Receiving a Spiritual Pedicure Diamonds are Forever

The two natures of Christ Jesus as Redeemer The atonement The Cross of Christ The current work and ministry of Jesus Jesus’ return

Integrity of the Heart – a Men’s Resource • • • • •

Who is the Holy Spirit? What is Integrity? • The Holy Spirit as a person Why is integrity so important? • The importance of the Holy Spirit Why do many fail to maintain moral purity? in our lives What is the nature of adultery? • The work and ministry of the Holy Spirit What are some guidelines for maintaining moral • The importance of knowing purity? the Holy Spirit

Bible Study & Devotion

Understanding Man and Sin • • • •

Personal Prayer and Bible Study • • • • • • •

The importance of prayer How to pray & Prayer models Prayer and fasting The importance of the word of God The first steps to Bible reading and study Principles of interpretation Practical guidelines

The Life of Christ •

A detailed study of the life and purpose of Jesus Christ

The creation, fall and condition of man Redemption and the new birth The ultimate destiny of man The origination, penalty, temptation and remedy of sin

Angels and Demons • • •

What is the Church? The New Testament Church The ministry and mission of the Church

Heaven, Hell and the End Times • • • •

What happens to people when they die? Judgment, Heaven and Hell The rapture The Second Coming of Christ


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Bible Study & Devotion Building Strong Foundations • • • •

The Importance of Foundations True Repentance True Faith Separation by Baptism

Victorious Christian Living • • • • •

The Power of the Spirit Walking in the Light of Eternal Judgment A Tamed Tongue Understanding Affliction Receiving and Extending Forgiveness

The Book of Genesis • •

The Book of Acts • • • •

The Walk of a Woman – a Women’s Resource • • • •

The Value of Children The Worth of a Mother Receiving a Spiritual Pedicure Diamonds are Forever

Integrity of the Heart – a Men’s Resource • • • • •

What is Integrity? Why is integrity so important? Why do many fail to maintain moral purity? What is the nature of adultery? What are some guidelines for maintaining moral purity?

Personal Prayer and Bible Study • • • • • • •

The importance of prayer How to pray & Prayer models Prayer and fasting The importance of the word of God The first steps to Bible reading and study Principles of interpretation Practical guidelines

The Life of Christ •

A detailed study of the life and purpose of Jesus Christ

The foundation for the purposes of God The foundation of many of the covenants between God and man

The importance and purpose of the Book of Acts The keys to the kingdom operating in the Book of Acts The growth and development of the early Church The pattern that Paul provides for modern apostolic ministry


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Leadership & Ministry The Leadership and Ministries of the Church • • •

Appointed servants Elders Five-fold ministry and other body ministries

Understanding the Local Church • •

Ministering to Personal Needs • • • •

Biblical Counselling • • • • • • • • • • •

The church and the eternal purpose of God The universal church and the local church

The Restoration of the Church • • • •

What present truth is The unity of the Scripture Promises of restoration Restored and present truths

The End Time Church Understanding Worship • • • •

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The biblical basis for pastoral ministry Pastoral responsibility The heart of the pastor The example of the pastor Balanced pastoral ministry

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The Pastor’s Schedule The Pastor’s Study Life The Pastor’s Apparel, Poise and Mannerism Ethical Conduct for Pastors Ministerial Confidentiality

The Public Functions of Pastoral Ministry •

Weddings, funerals, baby dedications and hospital visitations

Speech guidelines The speaking situation Gathering materials for the speech The qualities of a good outline Delivery of your speech

School of the Spirit I : The Person of the Holy Spirit • • • • • •

The Personal Disciplines of Pastoral Ministry • • •

The Word and the Spirit in counseling The qualifications of the counselor Foundations of biblical counseling Counseling presuppositions Counseling preliminaries The counseling process Giving and checking homework Using illustrations in counseling Counseling from Proverbs Doing case studies Counseling resources

Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

The full purpose of Biblical worship Worship in spirit & truth Expressions of worship The New Testament pattern of worship

Introduction to Pastoral Ministry

Salvation, Repentance, Faith Water baptism and baptism of the Holy Spirit Healing Basic counseling

The Deity of the Holy Spirit The Personality of the Holy Spirit The names, titles and symbols of the Holy Spirit The work of the Holy Spirit Offenses against the Holy Spirit The baptism of the Holy Spirit

School of the Spirit II: The Gifts of the Holy Spirit • • •

The fruit of the Holy Spirit The gifts of the Holy Spirit Cultivating a relationship with the Holy Spirit


CITY LIFE RESOURCES Marketplace Corporate Legends • • • • • • • • • • • • •

The Art of Leadership The Dynamics of Vision Developing Capacity Leveraging Diversity Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture Managing Change Building Effective Teams Effective Recruiting and Positioning Effective Selling Skills Strategic Marketing in Changing Environment Work-Life Balance Effective Communication Skills Corporate Social Responsibility

Transforming Society • • • • • • • • •

Understanding World Views Impact of World Views on Africa The Biblical Christian World View The Traditional African World View Secular Humanism A Biblical View of Work Reaching the Millennial Generation The Characteristics of a Reformer Principles of Breakthrough


APPLICATION FOR LIFE GROUP Before filling in this form:

For office Use Only

Please look at the various subjects offered to decide your Life Group focus.

o Application accepted o Application pending

After your application has been accepted, the information you have given us will be used for the Life Groups Directory distributed at our Life Celebrations.

____________________ Life Groups Coordinator

1. Leader/s Details Name & Surname : _________________________________________________________ Contact Number : _________________________________________________________ E-mail : ________________________________________________________________ Name & Surname : _________________________________________________________ Contact Number : _________________________________________________________ E-mail : ________________________________________________________________

2. Life Group Details Topic

: ________________________________________________________________

o Men Only o Open to all

o Women Only o Childcare Provided

o Singles o Adults Only o Young Adults

Proposed Launch Date : __________________________________________________ Meeting Day : ____________________ Start Time : __________ End Time : __________ Duration of Life Group in weeks: o 6wk o 8wk o 12wk o Other: __________ Host/s : ________________________________________________________________ Physical Address : _________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

3. Course Material Needed for Attendees : CDs

o 1

o 5

o 10

o 15

Other ________

Workbooks o 1

o 5

o 10

o 15

Other ________

Mp3 Audio

o 5

o 10

o 15

Other ________

o 1

Please hand in the completed form at the Life Group Centre or drop it in the Gold Box at the back of the sanctuary. Thank You


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