Deserted Island A Small Group Edge Night on the Desire for Friendship Goal of This SGG The goal of this Small Group Guide is for the youth to discover what Jesus teaches us about friendship, so they can form and foster good friendships. Goal of This Night The goal of this Small Group Edge Night is for the youth to understand the importance of friendship and look to Jesus, who reveals the qualities of a good friend. Catechism # 609 # 1829 Scripture Proverbs 17:17 Sirach 6:5 -17 John 15:12 -15 1 John 4:7 Key Concepts • Friendship is an important part of our lives. God created us to live in communion, which is why we all desire friendship. • Our friends have a big influence on who we become, so it is important for us to know the qualities of good friendships. • Jesus calls us His friends and tells us there is no greater love than to lay down our lives for our friends.