- Large Groups are weekly gatherings with a focus on praise and preaching.
- Typical meetings also include personal testimonies and teaching and provide spiritual encouragement to the participants.
- Large Groups bring together a larger segment of the parish or campus ministry population than that of the Small Group.
Resources for Your Large Groups
CCLI provides practical licensing solutions for managing copyright issues in two vital areas: music used for congregational singing and videos shown in a church setting. They also support each license with services and resources like the SongSelect online subscription service, featuring lyrics, samples and transposable lead sheets, chord sheets and hymn/vocal sheets, and the ScreenVue online subscription.
SPIN360 is a yearly membership for student ministers that provides relevant praise music for young adults. SPIN’s purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, easy-to-use, current worship resources to the student minister on a regular basis, affordably.
Making a Difference: Icthus, Quinnipiac University
Father Jonathon Kalisch started a large group ministry called Icthus. He commented in the Catholic Transcript, March 2008 issue: “The amazing thing is that I hear from freshmen who haven’t been to Church in three to four years [that] they want to come back. This format speaks to them. It’s not threatening, presents the material in a way that respects their intelligence and relies on the input of student leaders.” Read more about Icthus.
What Does a Large Group Look Like?
Large Groups provide a lively, contemporary setting where people come together for inspiration and encouragement mid-week.