The following resources are available for free download to help with the preparation, promotion and effective implementation of a Discovering Christ course. If you have resources that you’ve developed for your parish course, please share them with us and we can share on this page.
Preparing for Your Course
- Team Roles and Descriptions (pdf) A downloable pdf of the Team Roles and Descriptions found in the Discovering Christ How to Run the Course Guide.
- Prayer Cards for Team Members (pdf) The evangelization coordinator/intercession leader should provide these cards to team members and encourage them to pray for the people in their lives whom God is calling them to invite.
- Discovering Christ Team Prayer (pdf) The administrator should provide this prayer to all team members. Pray it together in the months and weeks leading up to the course.
Promoting Your Course
- Parish Invitation Process Overview (pdf) A list of recommended promotional initiatives for the parish.
- Discovering Christ logo (jpg)
- Recipes (pdf)
- Leading Worship in the ChristLife Series (pdf) This article by John Messina explains the importance of worship in Discovering, Following, and Sharing Christ. It discusses the unique elements of worshiping in an evangelizing environment and how to pick and train a worship leader.
- Song List (pdf)
Small Group Preparation
- Small Group Situations (pdf) The small group coordinator should share with all facilitators and helpers these suggestions on how to handle small group situations that can arise.
- Jokes (pdf)
- Commitment Prayer (pdf) This commitment prayer can be printed for use during the retreat prayer time.
Preparing for the Final Session
Parish Promotional Resources
The following resources were created by parishes running the ChristLife series. Do you have any promotional resources you'd like to share with other ChristLife parishes? Contact us!
- Invite Cards (doc)
- Invite Cards: Got God? (doc)
- Full-page Flyer: Tired (doc)
- Full-page Flyer: Vine and Branches (doc)
- Full-page Flyer: "Fisherman" poster (doc)
- Full-page Bulletin Insert: Fisherman (doc)
- Discovering Catholicism Flyer (pdf) an example of how St. Agnes parish revamped their RCIA program to be more evangelistic.
- Discovering Catholicism Invite Card (doc) edit and use to promote a follow-up to your Discovering Christ course for people who aren’t Catholic.