Creating a sense of community is critical for feeling like you belong in a congregation—or anywhere in your life. Now that our connections have become more complex because of our busy lifestyles and the prevalence of social networking on the web, how do you know if your connections are strong or weak?
The Greater Good Science Center (which emphasizes the science of a meaningful life) has created an easy, 26-questionaire on the web where you can get feedback as soon as you finish. Visit it at: http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/quizzes/take_quiz/13?utm_source=GGSC+Newsletter+%232-+March+2014&utm_campaign=GG+Newsletter+%232-+March+2014+&utm_medium=email.
Once you finish, you’ll receive a score up to 100 that shows how much connection you have with people offline (as in interacting with people physically) and your connections online (via the internet). It then gives practical ways to deepen your connections.
At church, consider these ideas to deepen relationships between people:
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