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Evangelistic Small Groups
Ralph S. Watts III
Small Groups organized by Adventist local congregations are called by different names. In the Hawaii Conference they are called "Ohana" Groups. "Ohana" is the Hawaiian word for "family". The NADEI calls these small groups "holistic" small groups or "cells". The Chino Spanish Church calls these groups "discipleship" groups. While the names may differ these groups share many common characteristics that make them different from other kinds of small groups. One major difference is the passion for fullfilling the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all. It is for this reason that the overarching name "Evangelistic Small Groups" is used to describe this initiative.
Please note the links below to other Adventist websites involved in Evangelistic Small Groups. If you know of other church, conference, or educational institution websites, please send the information to Arnold Trujillo, Vice-President of the Pacific Union Conference (see link below)
Livingstone SDA Church
Pacific Union Conference