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52 Church Small Group Ideas to Encourage Fellowship

13. Serve food to the poor and homeless in a soup kitchen.

14. Serve as greeters or parking lot attendants for weekend services.

15. Have a cookout.

16. Go bowling.

17. Play volleyball.

18. Pass out Bibles door-to-door.

19. Take a short-term missions trip.

20. Go out to eat at a nice restaurant.

21. Put a roof on a disabled man’s house.

22. Take Christmas dinner and gifts to a needy family.

23. Watch a group member perform in a concert or play.

24. Go for a hike.

25. Help a group member move.

26. Have a holiday party.

27. Watch a special TV program.

28. Play board games.

29. Have a theme party and dress accordingly.

30. Visit a museum.

31. Go Christmas caroling.

32. Play soccer.

33. Go shopping.

34. Have a birthday party.

35. Visit a group member in the hospital.

36. Have an international dinner with a missionary.

37. Have a scavenger hunt.

38. Have an all-night prayer meeting.

39. Attend the funeral for the family member of a group member.

40. Play basketball.

41. Serve as counselors or sponsors at a youth activity.

42. Paint a needy person’s home.

43. Play Frisbee golf.

44. Bake cookies.

45. Serve in children’s church together.

46. Go canoeing or rafting.

47. Have a housewarming or dedication party.

48. Go to a concert.

49. Run an obstacle course.

50. Play paintball.

51. Have a pool party.

52. Go on a prayer walk.


This list of church small group ideas originally appeared here, and is used by permission.

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Josh Hunt loves small groups. He travels extensively training group leaders. He has spoken in some of America's leading churches including First Baptist Church Atlanta and Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA. He has written several books on group life including You Can Double Your Class in Two Years or Less, Disciplemaking Teachers and Make Your Group Grow. He writes a popular online curriculum called Good Questions Have Groups Talking. His website is www.joshhunt.com