9 Tips for a Successful First Meeting

March 29, 2016 | Keith Crain

It can be incredibly nerve-racking to start a new small group. And yet, every group begins with a first meeting. Bill Search offers easy tips to kick off your small group and ensure you have a great first meeting.

  1. Pray – ask for God’s blessing
  2. Prepare the environment
  3. Greet people as they arrive
  4. Wear name tags
  5. Ask an icebreaker question
  6. Discuss the material
  7. Build connections
  8. Keep an eye on the time
  9. Close in prayer