Community Building Ideas

Ten ideas for building deeper community in your group.

1. Live together overnight at someone's home.
2. Go on a weekend trip together, maybe camping.
3. Have prayer partners or a prayer chain.
4. Pray and fast together for one day.
5. Participate in a shared work experience.
6. Do a same-sex retreat.
7. Pioneer new goals and plan future objectives for the group together.
8. Confess your sins to one another and pray for each other (James 5:16).
9. Do a service project together.
10. Identify a common "enemy" or challenge.

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