Growth Group Shepherd Registration
We are so excited and appreciative that you are here to register as a Growth Group Shepherd. We value your role as a shepherd and are committed to you and your group as we continue to promote relational discipleship here at Grace Central Coast. New Growth Group Shepherd training will be on Tuesday, September 20, 6pm – 8pm at GraceSLO.

Please take a moment to fill out this form so that we can best facilitate a smooth launch as the coming quarter quickly approaches.

Important Dates

Forms Due: ASAP!

September 20, 6pm – 8pm: New Growth Group Shepherd Training

September 18th - October 2nd – Open Growth Group Enrollment

Week of October 2nd - Launch Growth Groups (Week #1)

Week of November 27th - Last week of Growth Groups (Week #9)

Please contact Jeff Jennings, Pastor of College & Growth Groups ( or 543-2358) or Jeniene White ( anytime with questions or concerns you may have.

Last Name
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First Name
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Which Campus do you Attend?
Are you a Covenant Member of Grace Central Coast?
If you answered no to the previous question, are you willing to complete the membership class as soon as possible? We are requiring all new Growth Group leaders to pursue covenant membership.
For more information on Covenant Membership, visit
Are you in agreement with the mission, vision and Declaration of Faith?
The declaration of faith can be found at
If you answered no to either of the previous two questions, please take a moment to share your reasoning below.
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Shepherd Training
New Growth Group Shepherd training will be on Tuesday, September 20, 6pm – 8pm at GraceSLO.
Day of the week
When is your Growth Group meeting?
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Time of day
What time is your Growth Group meeting?
Do you have any Co-Shepherds? Please write their first and last names.
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Where will your group meet?
Please give us the host name and address. There are church rooms available as well during different times of the week. Contact to inquire.
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Growth Group Style
Choose the best option to define your group from the list below. Or choose "other" and describe.
Is this an On-Ramp Group?
The purpose of this Short Term Growth Group is to create a safe and welcoming environment for those either new to Grace or new to the growth group ministry to try a short-term growth group with the goals of either identifying a permanent leader and launching a new group or placing participants in current existing groups.
Will you be providing childcare?
How many people, including yourself and any other co-shepherds, do you want in your Growth Group?
Remember the ideal Growth Group is 12 people.
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Group Pre-Registration
Please list the first and last names of anyone that you know will already be joining your group. We have found that new groups are most successful when they are seeded with a few people the new shepherd knows. I encourage you to reach out to some of your friends to begin this new group and list them here.
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Does your group have any openings? If so, how many?
Remember the ideal growth group number is around 12 people
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Shepherd Suggestions
Do you know of anyone from your Growth Group who might be ready to lead their own group?
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Message for Pastor Jeff
Finally, as we begin a new year and quarter, we wanted to give you a space to give us some feedback. Please use the space below for any questions or comments as it relates to growth groups and the audio training. Thank you. I value your questions and comments and appreciate you taking the time.
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