We have created three strategic environments to ultimately lead people into a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.
Our ministry is patterned after a home, with a foyer, living room, and kitchen:
The foyer is the place in your home that serves as the welcome area for guests and new friends. It’s where you say, “Come on in! Make yourself at home.”Resonance’s key foyer environment is the Sunday Service. This is where most people connect with Resonance for the first time and it’s the perfect environment for us to introduce guests to Jesus Christ and the life of our church.
Living Room Environment
When guests come visit your home, you don’t leave them in the foyer, but invite them into the living room. Everyone finds a comfortable place to sit, and the interaction begins.Likewise at Resonance, we invite our guests to move from just attending the Sunday Service to establishing first connections with our church through our Core Classes. These mid-size group settings are more interactive than the foyer environment and offer great opportunities to find out more about the Christian faith, our church, and begin new friendships.
Where do you end up when friends or family come over? That’s right. The kitchen. It’s where deep conversations take place. People feel safe to open their hearts, share their feelings, and ask tough questions. It’s where lasting relationships are built.And that’s the kind of environment we are striving for in our LifeGroups. These smaller groups are where people share life at a deeper, more meaningful level. They provide safe, predictable environments where people are known and no one slips through the cracks. This is where sustained life-change happens. Our hope is that participants in our LifeGroups will become family – sticking together, learning together, growing closer to God together.
Our LifeGroups substantiate and promote the life and mission of our church. As LifeGroups divide and multiply, the church grows. That’s why we put so much emphasis on them. Success at Resonance is defined by how effectively our ministries move people from our foyer environment into our living room environment and ultimately into our kitchen environment. This truly represents the missional vision of our church. The process is simple, but the potential for impact is huge!