We're better together!

Small Groups, Support Groups, and Classes are designed to empower the people of Victory to build community and foster spiritual growth. You’ll meet people who live near you, are in the same stage of life as you, or have similar interests.


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Join a Small Group

God designed us for community - we need each other! This is why we believe in Small Groups, to build community that has the potential to change our lives. Give a Small Group a try using the button below to access a current list of all available groups.

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Want to Lead a Group?

You don't have to have all the answers to lead a Small Group - you just have to be willing to let God use you as you take your next step. We have three types of group interactions during this season - from hosting a group in your home, to online groups, and even text and email based groups. Your first step is filling out the leadership form. After that our team will contact you and set up a time to connect, hear your story, and get you all the resources you'll need!

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Join a Class

There are times in life where we need to be in an environment that is focused on a certain topic so we can grow. Whether it's growing through things like anger management or helping your marriage develop, we offer classes of all types, for all seasons of life. Use the button below to view a list of all available classes, times, and locations.

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Leader Resources

We're here to help you build a great group! Access current group discussion guides, recommended curriculum, and other helpful group building tools using the button below.

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Common Small Group Questions

What happens at a small group meeting?

You’ve probably seen Small Groups meeting and not even realized it. A small group looks like friends at lunch, teams playing basketball, or people studying a book or topic of interest. At its core, a small group is a small gathering of people, and it is less about what you do and more about who you do it with. By participating in Small Groups, you can expect to connect with others through a common activity, engage in life giving conversation and request prayer.

How often does a small group meet?

Our Small Groups meet for three semesters a year—winter/spring, summer and fall. During the semester, most groups meet once a week. Small Groups are meant to bring meaning and community into the flow of your life, so even if you can’t attend every meeting, there is still great value in joining a group.

Where do small groups meet?

Small Groups happen throughout Lakeland and surrounding areas.

How long does a typical small group stay together?

Most Small Groups meet for a semester. This way, new people can join groups easily and regularly. Also, the semester format allows you to try multiple groups each year. As relationships form, some groups choose to stay together for consecutive semesters, but new members are always welcome.

Is there childcare available?

Childcare varies from group to group. When you search our directory for a group, the group profile will indicate if childcare is available.

What if I don’t like the first group I try?

The truth is, not everyone will find the best fit with the first group they try. This is why we encourage you to select a few groups that interest you, contact the leaders and try out a couple different groups before choosing the best one for you. The simple strategy to finding success in Small Groups is to not give up. We believe there is a group that is right for everyone—including you!

The Groups & Classes Team

Pastor Craig Butler

Discipleship & Small Group Pastor

863-859-6000 ext. 209

Jade Bryant

Administrative Assistant to Pastor Craig Butler

863-859-6000 ext. 273