Host Central is a place where you can find all the resources you will need to successfully launch and host your small group. Your role as a host has three simple parts: invite, prepare, and discuss.
You may have questions or concerns about hosting a small group. Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions by small group hosts.
Step 1 – INVITE People
Your first step is to invite others to join your group. There are two parts to inviting: who and how.
WHO: The most impactful invitations will be the ones offered to those you already have relationship with. Think about friends, co-workers, neighbors, nearby family members, other parents involved in your kids’ activities, etc.
HOW: Don’t overthink this! Something as simple as “I get together with some other people each week to eat, laugh, and talk about life and faith. I’d love for you to join us sometime!”
Though you have the option of having your group listed on http://svgroupfinder.com, the best and most effective way to grow your small group is through your personal invitation.
Step 2 – PREPARE for Guests
Each week you will prepare for your guests by setting the environment and reviewing the group materials.
Download Preparation Resources:
Group Leader Resources:
Step 3 – DISCUSS as a Group
Finally, you will facilitate a discussion with your group members after they watch our weekly video series. Each week, our video co-host will kick off the discussion with a message overview and starter question. The video series will also help keep your group in the know about what’s coming up at Sun Valley.
|Download & View Discussion Resources|
|Week 1 - Gifts||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 2 - Influence||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 3 - Feelings||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 4 - Talents||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 5 - Experiences||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 6 - Decisions||Video Teaching||Group Notes|
|Week 7 - Let's Go!||Video Teaching|
How to Access the Teaching Videos:
1. Click on the video link and connect your laptop to your TV.
2. Go to the YouTube app on your smart TV or streaming device and search “Sun Valley Community Church Channel” and you will see it on the list of options. The videos are listed by week.
3. Watch the video through the Sun Valley app by clicking on the SV Groups icon at the bottom right and then select Small Group Videos.
We will be here with you every step of the way. If you feel you need any additional resources or help, please use the links below for your campus contact. Again, thank you for being a host!