Presentation on theme: "God in our Lives Lesson 5.5.4 Aim: To understand that the church is a Community."— Presentation transcript:
God in our Lives Lesson 5.5.4 Aim: To understand that the church is a Community.
COMMUNITY is people joining together to provide for each other. If we stop to think about it, we all rely on the support of COMMUNITIES! There are many types of COMMUNITY groups in our neighbourhood, state, nation and in the world. Jesus also asked His followers to care for and support each other, through their CHURCH COMMUNITIES. What IS A COMMUNITY ?
HOW MANY COMMUNITY FACILITIES ARE ON THIS MAP OF OUR AREA. THERE ARE MANY MORE! CAN YOU THINK OF ANY OTHERS? Fire Brigade Ambulance Service Doctors Surgeries Sporting Clubs Lifesavers Clubs Charity Shops Meals on wheels Libraries
CHURCH COMMUNITIES, FOLLOWING THE COMMAND OF JESUS TO: LOVE ONE ANOTHER CARE FOR THEIR MEMBERS IN MANY WAYS. Some are shown here OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA, TERRIGAL - IS OUR LOCAL CATHOLIC CHURCH COMMUNITY
Bible Study Group Voluntary Scripture Teachers First Holy Communion Classes Faith Inquiry Group Novena for the Sick Charity Luncheon
Sunday School Youth Services Charity Fair Group Meditation Group Discussion Group National E-conference Daily Worship Services Free Bus Service Home Prayer Group
To benefit fully from a COMMUNITY You need to: 1. Seek out a COMMUNITY. 2. Participate in the COMMUNITY. 3. Do your share for the COMMUNITY. 4. Learn from those in the COMMUNITY. 5. Respect the COMMUNITY. THE PARISH CHURCH IS YOUR FAITH COMMUNITY it will help you and your family live the way of Jesus