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Dinner for Eight

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dinner for Eight? ...

Dinner for Eight is a fellowship time in which groups of 6-12 people gather together for at least three times in the course of 3-6 months. Groups will be formed by our Dinner for Eight Coordinator and groups will be added as soon as there is need for another one.

What is the purpose of Dinner for Eight? ...

Dinner for Eight is all about intentional fellowship. Through dinner For eight we are hoping to establish new ties, strengthen old ties, and Introducing Community Members to our Church Family.

What Happens at Dinner for Eight? ...

After sign-ups, groups will be formed and Hosts will be selected for each cluster. The host will contact the members in their cluster and set up an initial meal. The meal may be scheduled for any day, but will likely be Brunch/Lunch or Dinner and a potluck.

Can I Sign Up as an Individual? ...

Yes, everyone is welcome to sign up. However, couples who sign up will remain paired together. If you have a specific friend/family member you would like to be paired with, please designate this on the Sign-Up Form.

Are individuals going to have their own group? ...

No. Our intention is to create a variety in each of the Clusters. Remember, It is about meeting people you might not already be connected with!

How will the meals be determined? ...

Anything goes. It could be a potluck/shared meal, you can order pizza, etc. The group could even agree to meet at a restaurant, Restaurants, however may inhibit the opportunity for fellowship.

What about my child(ren)? ...

It will be up to the group to determine childcare: some may arrange for childcare at their house (in a separate area) or ask that families provide their own.

What does being a “host/coordinator” entail? ...

You can agree to be a host/coordinator on the sign-up form. When we have enough people for groups, we will select a host. The host will set the first meeting and contact those who are in their cluster. They also organize who brings what (if doing a potluck). The host will remain the contact person for the duration of the dinner for eight.

When are subsequent meetings held? ...

At each dinner for 8 we would encourage you to set your next meeting. This will ensure the best possible opportunity for your group to meet.

What if I cannot attend? ...

Contact the Host of your group.

This sounds great. When are we going to be starting? ...

Our first events will be held in mid-late October.

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