How do I start My Own “The Bridge” Group?

The first 13 lessons are designed to bring a group together, connected and establish ground rules that everyone agrees to. Lesson plan below (coming). An agenda is listed below with three possible meeting times. Click to download the PDF. Requires Adobe PDF reader. agenda-thumb Key scriptures for the foundation of the bridge can be downloaded here or seen below.

Facilitator’s Guide

Each group should have a Facilitator and backup facilitator. The job description for the primary and backup Facilitator is here. Click to download the PDF.
Contact us if you’re interested in creating a group and want more information.  

Getting Started #1
Time

1Click to download. This is week one of eight in the getting started lessons.

Getting Started #2
Time

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Getting Started #3
Time

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Getting Started #4
Two Questions

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Getting Started #5
Anger

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Getting Started #6
Anger

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Getting Started #7
Encouragement

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Getting Started #8
Encouragement

Click to download. This is week eight of eight in the getting started lessons.

Key Scriptures

Proverbs 27:17

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

II Tim 3:16

All scripture is God Breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that every man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work

Heb 10:24

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds

Col 4:5-6

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders, make the most of every opportunity.  Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

Heb 3:12-13

See to it brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.  But encourage one another daily, as long as it’s called day, so that none of you may be hardened by sins deceitfulness

John 15:7-8

If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish and it will be given to you.  This is to my Fathers glory that you bear much fruit showing yourselves to be my disciples.

James 4:3

When you ask, you do not receive because you ask with wrong motives that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.

2 Peter 1:5-8

…. Make every effort to add to your faith, goodness, and to goodness, knowledge, and to knowledge self control, and to self control perseverance, and to perseverance Godliness, and to Godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love. If you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of out lord and savior Jesus Christ.

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