Do you want to feel more connected to others in the Saint Clement community? Are you looking for a way to deepen your faith this Lent? Consider joining a Lenten Connect Group!
Connect groups are faith-sharing small groups of eight to 10 people, meeting weekly for seven weeks (one social and six small group sessions) during Lent. Connect Groups will pray, read the Scriptures for the upcoming Sunday, and discuss how it applies to our lives. Connect Groups begin the week of February 19 - February 25 and will meet for approximately 90 minutes.
Space is extremely limited; to signup, please email Rachel Espinoza.
Connect Groups F.A.Q.
- What does a Connect Group look like?
Small groups of eight to 10 people, meeting weekly for seven weeks (one social and six small group sessions) during Lent. Small Groups begin meeting the week of February 19 - February 25. Small groups will meet for approximately 90 minutes.
- What happens in a Connect Group?
Small groups will pray, read the Scriptures for the upcoming Sunday, answer questions, and discuss how it applies to them on a personal level.
- Where do Connect Groups meet?
Some Connect Groups will meet here at the Parish, and some will be hosted in Connect Team members' homes in the community. Upon registration, a Connect Team member will reach out to you to confirm meeting details.
- What benefits come from a Connect Group?
Participants grow in a deeper sense of connection to both the Saint Clement community and our faith.
- Are these different from our traditional Lenten Small Groups?
There are many similarities to small groups run in the past. With our Connect Group, there has been more extensive leader training to help equip leaders to facilitate these groups. Additionally, the small group guides for this process address a broader audience (so no matter where you are in your journey of faith, you're welcome to join!)
- What resource(s) will the Connect Group use to reflect on the Sunday readings?
Each participant in the Connect Groups will receive (free of charge) a copy of With Jesus to the Cross, the guide for our Lenten Connect Groups. To view a preview of this resource, click here.
- How do people sign up?
People can sign up in person after all Masses on the weekend of January 21 or January 22. You can also complete the registration form by emailing Rachel Espinoza. The deadline for signups will be February 10. Sign up ASAP; space is limited!