Small Groups

Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. -Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NLT)

What is a Small Group?

A Small Group is made up of people who share similar interests, are in the same stage of life, or want to learn from each other. People gather for all sorts of reasons whether it is playing a sport, spending time at the park, having lunch during the work day, or studying the Bible together. The point is not so much what you meet about, but that you are regularly meeting with people and living in community as God designed you to do.

Why Small Groups?

Small Groups have one, simple purpose to bring people together. We believe God created us to live in community with others and only then can we experience the full life He intends for us. Meaningful relationships can be hard to find, and that is why small groups exist to make life-changing relationships relevant and accessible to you. It is through life together that our problems become smaller and God uses others to bring support and encouragement to our lives. Even when you might not realize you need it, your small group will quickly become a place where others don’t just know your name, but care about what is happening in your life and want to support you in your spiritual journey.

How to Join a Group

Scroll down to browse our Small Group Directory to find the one most relevant to you. You can get connected with the leader of that small group for more information by attending one of our services or use our Contact Form.

Small Group Directory

Sharper Than a Two-Edged Sword (Everyone)

Location: Shorterville, AL
When: Every Monday 6-8pm
Leader(s): Tim and Steph Alligood
Description: A curriculum based bible study hosted at Tim and Steph Alligood’s home. Subjects vary from foundational christian beliefs to Marriage and Family. Expect good fellowship followed by a DVD series and discussion on the topic.

Family Matters (Everyone)

Location: Headland, AL
When: Monthly on Saturdays 5pm
Leader(s): Bobby and Tamara Stinson
Description: A curriculum based bible study hosted at Bobby and Tamara Stinson’s Home. Subjects deal with Family and Marriage. Expect good fellowship followed by a bible study and discussion.

Seed Sowers (Everyone)

Location: LCF
When: Every Wednesday 6pm
Leader(s): Wayne Cost
Description: A curriculum based bible study following E. W. Kenyon’s Book, “The Bible: In the Light of Our Redemption.” This bible study goes from Genesis to Revelation unfolding God’s plan of redemption along the way. A great resource for new and mature believers alike.

Faith Builders (Men)

Location: Location varies
When: As needed
Leader(s): Pat Phillips
Description: A service group that tackles small construction projects and home repairs for those who are not able. “As you did it to the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40.

Abba's Garden (Women)

Location: Near LCF
When: ???
Leader(s): Elaine Carter
Description: Regular women’s bible study and fellowship as well as fund raising for local and foreign missions.

The Chosen Generation (Student Guys)

Location: Location varies
When: Monthly on Saturdays 5pm
Leader(s): Connor Murphry
Description: Sports, gaming, or just hanging out. This is a time for us to fellowship, build one another up in the word, and pray for one another.

Going the Distance (Commuters)

Location: Various locations near LCF
When: Monthly on Sundays following church services
Leader(s): Mickey and Becky Skinner
Description: We have several members that travel a long distance to attend Lakeside. Once a month, we reward their dedication with lunch after church, a time of fellowship, and a short bible study led by selected members of the group.

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