Everything Leaders Need to Know About Online Groups
Offering your group online is a great way to provide support to DivorceCare participants during this time of limited social interaction. Here’s a list of resources to make this process simple for you and your group members.
And if you need anything else or have questions, don’t hesitate to contact the DivorceCare team. We appreciate all you’re doing to continue to bring hope and healing to the hurting.
To help you get started, this webinar offers an overview of how to offer your group online—and why you should. View Webinar: Online Groups
Group Member Registration
To access your group online, participants need to be registered for your group. Here’s how to help them register. How to Register Participants
Sharing Videos with Participants
To give your registered group members access to the online content, just send them the link to log in. You can find detailed instructions under the Watching Online tab of the Group Help page. Follow the link below. How to Share Videos with Participants
Workbooks for online group members
We can send individual copies of the DivorceCare workbook directly to the homes of your online group members. They will automatically receive an email message describing how to purchase the workbook when they register for your group via the online Find a Group search engine. As an alternative, if you register the group member through the "My Church" section of the LeaderZone, you can send new registrants a message that includes this link to a page that will allow them to purchase a book.
Getting the Word Out
Let people know your group is available online. This will help reach people in your community who are searching for support. Use the following step-by-step instructions to make sure your group shows up in search results for online options. How to update your group status
The tools below are free solutions that can help you and your group members stay connected while meeting virtually. (And you don’t need high-tech skills to use them!)
As you step up to take on this new virtual role, you probably have additional questions. Here are answers to the most common questions leaders are asking about online groups. DC Online Groups FAQ
And if you need any additional information, don’t hesitate to contact the DivorceCare team or reach out to a ministry coach. We’re here to help.
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Community Bible Church
San Antonio, TX
It’s been a great blessing to be part of this ministry, To see how the Lord turns life’s around, it’s amazing!!
The Meeting House
We just started a session this week. I was not sure how much people would open up online but it went really well. We tried to set the tone by showing vulnerability ourselves as my wife ( co-leader) aa we told our stories about our journey through marriage breakup.
The Meeting House
We tried out Zoom Break Out rooms this week. This is a great way to create smaller discussion groups. You can assign who you want to a what is essentially a separate video call. You can then have people return to the main room if you want.
Parklands Baptist Church
We're drawing to the close of our current season as this week we're on Session Twelve. We have been using Zoom and the sessions have gone very well. The one very positive thing to note is that attendance has been close to 100% in all sessions.
I am thankful to Steve Grissom and his team for tirelessly putting together all what is required to run the classes online. May you all receive blessings in abundance.