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  • 2019 For the one

    Below you will find the ice breaker and the passage that your Connect Group will discuss on any given week. Record your notes in your 2019 FCC Notebook or you can print a Connect Group Prep-Work Guide HERE.





    SESSION #4

    **ANNOUNCEMENTS**

    • OPERATIONS KCS:

         * Operation KCS collection this session. $14 per person in your family.

         * $4,726.72 of $10,500 received.

         * ALL items have been ordered and the actual total came to $11,761.55 for 1920 pieces.

         * Sports bags, Soap, Crayons, Toothbrushes, Coloring Books, Toys, Candy, & Toothpaste

    • Sweet Street planned for October 31st at the Research Campus.


    October 1 - October 12

    • Ice Breaker: If you had your own talk show, who would your first three guests be?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 17


    October 13 - October 19

    • Ice Breaker: What is the scariest thing you have ever done for fun?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 18


    October 20 - October 26

    • Ice Breaker: You have to wear a T-shirt with one word on it for a year; which word do you choose?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 19


    October 27 - November 2

    • Ice Breaker: What childish things do you still do as an adult?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 20


    November 3 - November 9

    • Ice Breaker: What was the most embarrassing thing you did on a date?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 21


    November 10 - November 16

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather not age mentally, or not age physically?

    •ME Time Scripture: Titus 1


    November 17 - November 23

    • Ice Breaker: If you had to pick one day to live over again, what day would it be?

    •ME Time Scripture: Titus 2


    November 24 - November 30

    • Ice Breaker: What one item, other than phone or wallet, do you typically have with at all times?


    •ME Time Scripture: Titus 3




    SESSION #3

    **ANNOUNCEMENTS**

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $4,172.50 of $7,875 (For Soap, Crayons, Toothbrushes, Coloring Books, & Toys!)

    • Operation KCS collection this session. $14 per person in your family.


    August 4 - August 10

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather be able to run 100mph or fly 10mph?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 11


    August 11 - August 17

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather be in jail for a year or lose a year off the end of your life?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 12


    August 18 - August 24

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather go back to age 5 with everything you know now or know now      everything your future self will learn?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 13


    August 25 - August 31

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather travel back in time to meet your ancestors or to the future to meet your descendants?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 14


    September 1 - September 7

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather be slightly late or super early?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 15


    September 8 - September 14

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather be the expert of all experts at one thing or really good at fifty things?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 16




    SESSION #2

    **ANNOUNCEMENTS**

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $2,858.20 of $5,250 (For Toothbrushes, Coloring Books, & Toys!)

    • Commitment to pray about the For the One Campaign link can be found in the main menu of this website.

    • Operation KCS collection this session. $14 per person in your family.


    April 28 - May 4

    • Ice Breaker: What totally rad expression do you or have you overused?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 1


    May 5 - May 11

    • Ice Breaker: What band you be embarrassed to admit you listen to?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 2


    May 12 - May 18

    • Ice Breaker: What commercial jingle gets stuck in your head all the time?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 3


    May 19 - May 25

    • Ice Breaker: Who is your celebrity look-alike?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 4


    May 26 - June 1

    • Ice Breaker: If you could only wear one type of shoes for the rest of your life, what type of shoes would it be?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 5


    June 2 - June 8

    • Ice Breaker: What is the craziest dare you ever took?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 6


    June 9 - June 15

    • Ice Breaker: What is the best prank you have ever played on someone?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 7


    June 16 - June 22

    • Ice Breaker: What is a weird fact you happen to know?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 8


    June 23 - June 29

    • Ice Breaker: Who is your craziest or most interesting relative?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 9


    June 30 - July 6

    • Ice Breaker: If you could switch lives with any celebrity, who would it be?

    •ME Time Scripture: John 10




    SESSION # 1


    **ANNOUNCEMENTS**

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $1,174.45 of $2,625 (For Toothbrushes & Coloring Books!!!)

    • Commitment to pray about the For the One Campaign link can be found in the main menu of this website.

    • Operation KCS collection begins this session. $14 per person, per session


    February 3 - 9
     Ice Breaker: If you could describe your expectations for this session of Connect Groups in one word what would it be? Why did you choose that word?
    • Book: Prologue - Chp3
     Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
     Discussion Questions:
         1. At the end of the parable, Jesus asks the teacher of the law which of the three people who passed the half-dead man was a “neighbor” to him. Why does Jesus ask this question? Why do you think the expert in the laws answers the way he does?
         2. Have you ever seen someone give away extravagant love to a person who wasn’t like them? If so, when was it and what did it look like?

    February 10 - 16
    Chapters: 4 - 9
     Ice Breaker: What was your first job? Do you have good or bad memories the experience there?

    • Book: Chp4 - Chp9

     Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20
     Discussion Questions:
         1. When Jesus calls Peter the rock on which he will “build his church,” do you think he is awarding Peter for his answer or naming something about Peter that is already true? Explain. 
         2. Why do you think Jesus instructs the disciples not to tell anyone he is the Messiah?

    February 17 - 23
     Ice Breaker: What is something in your life that you’ve failed at badly? What did you learn from that experience? 
    • Book: Chp10 - Chp13
     Scripture: Matthew 6:1-4
     Discussion Questions: 
         1. Why do you think announcing “your righteousness in front of others” is hypocritical? 
         2. What kind of reward is Jesus talking about in verse 4? 

    February 24 - March 2
     Ice Breaker: Who was your best friend growing up? Where did the two of you meet? Are you still in touch? If not why do you think you drifted apart?
    • Book: Chp14 - Chp19
     Scripture: John 17:20-23
     Discussion Questions:
         1. What do you think Jesus has in mind when he prays that all his disciples would be one? 
         2. Jesus says the unity of his disciples is what will tell the world that he was sent from God. Is the church of today known for its unity? If so, where do you see it? If not, why not?

    March 3 - March 9
    • Ice Breaker: How do you respond to the idea of taking steps to love difficult people? What are some challenges that you think you will have in doing this?
    • Book: Chp20 - Chp24
    • Scripture: Matthew 5:43-48
    • Discussion Questions:
         1. What is one practical way you’ve seen someone love his or her enemy?
         2. Since the Gospel is all about people who make mistakes and find God in their failure, what do you think Jesus means when he tells his disciples to “be perfect?”

    March 10 - March 16
    • Ice Breaker: What was the most embarrassing style trend you ever rocked?
    ME Time Scripture: James 1:1-18

    March 17 - March 23
    • Ice Breaker: If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?
    •ME Time Scripture: James 1:19-27

    March 24 - March 30
    • Ice Breaker: What fictional family would you like to be a member of?
    •ME Time Scripture: James 2:1-13

    March 31 - April 6
    • Ice Breaker: Say you’re independently wealthy and don’t have to work, what would you do with your time?
    •ME Time Scripture: James 2:14-26

    Break ME Time Scriptures:
    Break Week 1 - James 3
    Break Week 2 - James 4
    Break Week 3 - James 5


  • 2018 • Listen, God is Speaking

    Below you will find the ice breaker and the passage that your Connect Group will discuss on any given week. Record your notes in your 2018 FCC Notebook or you can print a Connect Group Prep-Work Guide HERE.




    SESSION #1


    **ANNOUNCEMENTS**

     OPERATIONS KCS: $3,317.84 of $2,625 (For Toothbrushes & Coloring Books!!!)

    • March 18th: Fusion Students' Event @ Odell Elementary School Gym

    • April 29th: Baptism

     May 4th: Jiggy with the Piggy "wing server/vote counter" - SIGN-UP HERE 


    January 21 - 27

    • Ice Breaker: What are your thoughts about snow? Love it or hate it? Are you warm drinks and blankets, or snowmen and sledding?

    ME Time Passage: 1 Peter Chapter 1


    January 28 - February 3

    • Ice Breaker: What is reaction to “the greatest sporting event of every year?” Hyped up or couldn’t care less? Are you in it for the game, the commercials, or the half-time show?

    ME Time Passage: 1 Peter Chapter 2


    February 4 - 10

    • Ice Breaker: What common saying, phrase, or cliche' best describes you?

    ME Time Passage: 1 Peter Chapter 3


    February 11 - 17

    • Ice Breaker: If you were an Olympic athlete, what event would you compete in?

    ME Time Passage: 1 Peter Chapters 4 & 5


    February 18 - 24

    • Ice Breaker: Which Disney character's story most resembles your life?

    ME Time Passage:  2 Peter Chapter 1


    February 25 - March 3

    • Ice Breaker: Which celebrity's ongoings do you most closely follow?

    ME Time Passage: 2 Peter Chapter 2


    March 4 - 10

    • Ice Breaker: Other than your phone, keys, and wallet, what item do you never leave home without?

    ME Time Passage: 2 Peter Chapter 3


    March 11 - 17

    • Ice Breaker: What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

    ME Time Passage: Colossians Chapter 1


    March 18 - 24

    • Ice Breaker: What game show would you be the best at and why?

    ME Time Passage: Colossians Chapter 2


    March 25 - 31

    • Ice Breaker: If you had to endorse one brand, which one would it be?

    ME Time Passage: Colossians Chapters 3 & 4



    SESSION #2


    **ANNOUNCEMENTS** 

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $3,890.62 of $2,625 (For Toys)

    • July 29th: Food Drive for KCS

    • July 29th: Pool-A-Palooza

    • Your Group's Community Service Project?


    April 22 - 28

    • Ice Breaker: How far do you live now from where you grew up?

    ME Time Passage: Philippians Chapter 1

    • Anxious for Nothing: Chapter 1


    April 29 - May 5

    • Ice Breaker: What is the worst movie you have ever seen?

    • ME Time Passage: Philippians Chapter 2

    • Anxious for Nothing: Section 1


    May 6 - 12

    • Ice Breaker: What three bands would headline your ultimate festival?

    ME Time Passage:  Philippians Chapter 3

    • Anxious for Nothing: Section 2


    May 13 - 19

    • Ice Breaker: Name a word or phrase that people use that you can't stand.

    ME Time Passage:  Philippians Chapter 4

    • Anxious for Nothing: Section 3


    May 20 - 26

    • Ice Breaker: If you could put anything on a billboard, what would it say?

    ME Time Passage:  Galatians Chapter 1

    • Anxious for Nothing: Section 4


    May 27 - June 2

    • Ice Breaker: What is the saddest song you have ever heard?

    • ME Time Passage: Galatians Chapter 2


    June 3 - 9

    • Ice Breaker: Name something odd that you like to smell of.

    ME Time Passage:  Galatians Chapter 3


    June 10 - 16

    • Ice Breaker: If you had to be trapped inside of one TV show for a month, which one would you choose?

    ME Time Passage: Galatians Chapter 4


    June 17 - 23

    • Ice Breaker: Which singer would you bring back from the dead if possible?

    • ME Time Passage: Galatians Chapter 5


    June 24 - 30

    • Ice Breaker: What is your favorite thing about the summer?

    • Galatians Chapter 6



    SESSION #3


    **ANNOUNCEMENTS** 

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $2,609.47 of $2,625 (For Crayons & Soap)

    • September 16th: Skating Party

    • September 30th: KCS Food Drive

    • September 30th: Baptism

    • Your Group's Community Service Project?


    August 5 - 11

    • Ice Breaker: If you had a time machine for 24 hours, where (or when) would you go?

    ME Time Passage: Ephesians Chapter 1


    August 12 - 18

    • Ice Breaker: What is something you like to do when you have the house to yourself?

    ME Time Passage:  Ephesians Chapter 2


    August 19 - 25

    • Ice Breaker: Which movies traumatized you the most when you were younger?

    ME Time Passage:  Ephesians Chapter 3


    August 26 - September 1

    • Ice Breaker: What is the phrase most often used in your house?

    ME Time Passage:  Ephesians Chapter 4


    September 2 - 8

    • Ice Breaker: If you had 30 minutes to spend $5000 in one store, where are you going?

    ME Time Passage: Ephesians Chapter 5


    September 9 - 15

    • Ice Breaker: In my refrigerator there is always...

    ME Time Passage: Ephesians Chapter 6



    SESSION #4


    **ANNOUNCEMENTS** 

    • OPERATIONS KCS: $813.18 of $2,625 (For Candy & Toothpaste)

    • December 2nd: Setup for YMCA's Empty Stocking Event (12 noon)

    • December 16th: Packing party for Operation KCS (10:30am)

    • December 23rd: A Fusion City Christmas (10:30am)

    • December 30th: NO CHURCH SERVICES

    • Your Group's Community Service Project?


    October 7 - 13

    • Ice Breaker: If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be?

    • ME Time Passage: Hebrews 1



    October 14 - 20

    • Ice Breaker: What is your favorite item that you have purchased this year?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 2


    October 21 - 27

    • Ice Breaker: What was your best ever Halloween costume?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 3


    October 28 - November 3

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather be the funniest person in the room, or the smartest?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 4


    November 4 - 10

    • Ice Breaker: If you could have a full-time personal assistant, what would you have them do?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 5


    November 11 - 17

    • Ice Breaker: If you could be on a reality TV show, which one would you choose?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 6


    November 18 - 24

    • Ice Breaker: Would you rather live in a place where it only snows, or a place that never drops below 100 degrees?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 7


    November 25 - December 1

    • Ice Breaker: If you could see any movie again for the first time, which one would it be?

     ME Time Passage: Hebrews 8

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