Plan Ahead! A Thriving Friendship group, Tip #1

Plan Ahead! A Thriving Friendship group, Tip #1

As the Friendship season begins, Connection Ministries will be sending out useful tips and hints that you are welcome to incorporate into the Friendship group at your church!   These tips are a great way to continue strengthening the Friendship groups,...
Companion Training PowerPoint Slides

Companion Training PowerPoint Slides

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Friendship Game Plan???

Friendship Game Plan???

Do you plan your Friendship lesson on the same day you teach the lesson?  This is a real challenge, whether you use discussion groups or not. Companions need to be prepared to reinforce the lesson during the Friendship class.  Having a “Game Plan” is a...
When a Friend has a Seizure…

When a Friend has a Seizure…

What would you do if your friend had a seizure? Many of our Friendship groups include friends with disabilities that experience seizures.  Would you know how to offer first aid for your friend?  These are questions being raised by our Friendship groups and we wanted...