First published on this website in October 2019
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This set of training notes assumes that many church groups have only vague ideas of why they have meetings, which therefore may be ineffective.
There are five key questions to ask first of all:
- Do you need to meet at all?
- Are you aware of your time footprint?
- Does this group have a clear purpose?
- What’s likely to go wrong?
- Is it worth it?
The notes then outline three purposes for any church group in their meetings:
P1 To seek God’s will
P2 To work together
P3 To take action for the future.
If groups truly followed these three radical purposes, everything might change.
The notes conclude with seven possible purposes for any agenda item within a meeting.
Here is the link to this item: TN118 - Why, exactly, are we meeting.pdf