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Discovering Christ Information

Date & Time: 6:45 PM, Tuesdays, February 25 – April 8, St James School Cafeteria

All people ages 16 and up are welcome to attend Discovering Christ: Encounter Jesus Christ, experience the love of the Father and be empowered by the Holy Spirit to live as his children and serve as his disciples in the Catholic Church.

Registration

We have reached the maximum capacity for ChristLife, so registration is closed. Contact us to learn more in the future about the next ChristLife session.

A Typical Evening Schedule

  • 6:45 - Dinner
  • 7:30 - Welcome and Prayer
  • 7:45 - Teaching (video-based or live)
  • 8:30 - Break and Small Group Discussion
  • 9:15 - End

Each session includes a delicious meal, video teaching, and facilitated discussion in small groups.

The Course

The course consists of seven sessions and a retreat day. Each session includes four components: a dinner, a prayer time, a teaching, and a small group discussion. Each component is vital to the evangelizing process of Discovering Christ.

The goals of Discovering CHRIST according to its developers at ChristLife ministries are 1) to help participants enter or renew a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, to experience the love of the Father, and be empowered by the Holy Spirit to live as his children and serve as his disciples in the Catholic Church and 2) to help the participants begin to receive the relational support necessary to live for Christ within the parish, campus ministry, etc. that offers the course.

Dinner

In order to help cooperate with the grace of God at work, it is essential to provide a welcoming, safe relational environment. To achieve this, we have a dinner at the beginning of each session.

The dinner is a time to grow together socially; it is not intended as a time for discussion of the course topics, but rather a time that helps foster relationships, to grow in friendship.

Prayer

We want to help people to become comfortable praying together. We do this as a large group prior to the teaching and then later on, as the course develops, in the context of the small groups.

Teaching

The teaching is essentially proclamation, that is, basic teaching on the good news of what God has done in and through Jesus Christ. There are seven sessions and a day retreat (with two teachings). The retreat day is held after the fifth session. There are a total of nine teachings:

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Resources