Journey Group Application – Fall 2021
The stories of our lives can be marked by pain, trauma, and shame. Yet we have hope for healing, redemption, and purpose. We invite you to join a new care group in the fall called “The Journey Begins." This group is designed to help you grow closer to God by exploring your past and discovering the truth of who you were meant to be as God redeems your story. This 12 week group will meet every other Thursday beginning in late October, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. For more information contact Gayle Manske email@example.com. Please complete this registration application by September 23.
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Questions and Details:
Answer the following based on your current experience. Check the statements that seem to fit you:
I have relational struggles, it is difficult for me to trust people
I am a perfectionist. “Work before play” is my mantra.
I feel lonely, empty, isolated, or overly anxious.
I feel distanced from God.
I am often impulsive when making decisions and overspend easily.
I have to be dependent on people.
I avoid anger, dislike confrontation, and have a hard time saying “no” to people.
I am known as a person with strong opinions.
I am hyper-vigilant and aware of injustice.
I place a priority on being liked by other people and think people fine me pleasant
I’m not good at keeping long-term relationships.
When doing something with a group of friends, I tend to:
Take charge, persuade others to go along.
Have difficulty deciding what to do, defer to others.
I arrive late and have lots of fun.
When criticized, I often…
Most people think of me as…
I dream of…
When I look in the mirror I see…
What types of wounds are you aware you have experienced (check all that apply)
Have you talked with anyone else about your story and the places you’ve been wounded?
What avenues of care have you pursued? (Pastoral care, counseling, books, seminars, etc.)
Have you received any lay or professional counseling?
Describe your current support system. (Friends, family, small group, pastor, counselor)
Have you attended a Journey Group previously?
If so, when?
What are you hoping for from your Journey Group experience?
Will you make a commitment to attend every Journey meeting? We will meet every other week except in November and December (holidays).
Journey Begins on Thursday, October 21. Meeting time will be: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The rest of the dates are as follows: November 4, 11, December 2, 16, January 6, 20, February 3, 17, March 3, 17 and end on March 31.This application is confidential and shared only with Journey Group ministry leaders. You will receive a follow-up call and/or email after your application has been received.
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