VictoryLife

Classes & Support Groups

Victory offers a wide range of Classes and Support Groups covering practical life issues and spiritual growth. Classes meet on Sundays, Wednesdays, and throughout the week, at our North Lakeland Campus, providing opportunities to build community, pray, serve, and fellowship.

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Spring Classes

April 11 - July 7

Various classes begin at a later date, please review the start date below for each class.

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Bible Study & Prayer Groups

Women's Bible Study

TUESDAYS 9 AM - Women of the Word - Begins Tuesday, April 13
Hospitality Suite, Carla Bryan and Women’s Ministry Team, Study Guide is $10

NEW! ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING

Does the uncertainty and chaos of life keep you up at night? Is irrational anxiety your constant companion? Let God help you win the war on worry and receive the lasting peace of Christ. Anxious for Nothing provides a roadmap for battling with, and healing from, anxiety. Discover how to view bad news through the window of God’s sovereignty, discern Satan’s lies, and recognize the truth.

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THURSDAY 9:30 AM - Vessels of the Word,
Hospitality Suite, Jan Mingee & Joy Biggers

This winter, we will be studying the book of Acts. This study will be about the dynamic works of the Holy Spirit in the early church. The disciples of Jesus came alive after receiving the baptism in the Holy Spirit. As they ministered in the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the early church, the lives of many people were eternally changed. Our lives can be changed today as we encounter the living Lord and allow His Holy Spirit to flow through us. This study will strengthen our walk with the Lord. All ladies are welcome.

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Men's Bible Study

WEDNESDAY 6:30 PM – HONORBOUND: Men’s Bible Study
Family Life Center, Room 116, Men’s Leadership Team

In HONORBOUND, you will find fellowship, new friends, support, and encouragement. You will also find men you can rely on for godly counsel, who have experienced the difficult challenges you may be facing, and a group of men who will pray with you. Opportunities also exist to join other men for many local events and outreaches in the community.

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Prayer Groups

Men’s Prayer - Tuesdays, 7 AM | Sanctuary – Pastor Glenn Procopio

Women’s Intercessory Prayer
- Wednesdays, 10 AM | Hospitality Suite – Ruth Heiple

Praying Mothers
– Wednesdays, 5 PM | Bridal Suite – Carla Bryan

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Wednesday Electives @ 6:30PM


NEW! ELIJAH (Faith and Fire by Priscilla Shirer)

Mezzanine 1 | Jade Bryant, Study Guide - $15

Every serious believer longs to summon up the kind of boldness, and faith, that can stand firm on Mount Carmel and pray down heaven into impossible situations. Yet, few are willing to go through the process required to get them there. Strength of faith, character, and boldness can only be shaped in the hidden fires of silence, sameness, solitude, and adversity. Those who patiently wait on God in the darkness, emerge with their holy loyalty cemented, their courage emblazoned, and their confident belief in Him set afire. Join Priscilla Shirer on this 7-session journey through the life and times of the prophet Elijah.

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NEW! FROM THIS DAY FORWARD
Mezzanine 2 | Craig Butler, Registration $15

Five commitments that will fail-proof your marriage.

While every couple who walks down the aisle believes their marriage will last forever, the truth is, more marriages are failing today, than ever before. Join us for a six-week class called, "From This Day Forward," which is designed to help you avoid becoming another statistic, as you learn five commitments that will fail-proof your marriage. By implementing these five commitments and making them a foundation of your relationship, your marriage will never be the same again. You will grow together, the way God intended.

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HONORBOUND: MEN’S BIBLE STUDY
Family Life Center, Room 116 | Men’s Leadership Team

In Honorbound, you will find fellowship, new friends, support, and encouragement. You will also find men you can rely on for godly counsel who have experienced the difficult challenges you may be facing, and a group of men who will pray with you. Opportunities also exist to join other men for many outreaches in the community.

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NEW! LEARNING TO LIVE AS JESUS LIVED (In the Dust of the Rabbi)
Mezzanine 5 | David Ott

Filmed on location in Galilee, "In the Dust of the Rabbi" helps to forge a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. Ray Vander Laan helps you experience Jesus’ life up close and personal. Discover how you can walk closer to Jesus by imitating His life. This study is a unique series that brings God’s Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together, the Bible’s fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures’ significance for modern believers.

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Financial Peace University
Online Only

Never worry about money again with Financial Peace University! It’s the proven plan to help you master budgeting, beat debt, and live the life of your dreams. Through nine lessons rooted in biblical wisdom, you’ll learn from Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts. You won’t even have to leave home.

Also, now you can try Financial Peace free for 14 days! Visit ramseyplus.com to sign up and learn more, or call the Discipleship Office at 863-859-6000, ext. 273.

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Wednesday Support Groups @ 6:30PM

DIVORCECARE
Prayer Room | Jim and Dorene Royal, Study Guide $20

If you, or someone you know, have gone through separation or divorce, this class can bring hope, give you the tools to move on, and let you know that you are not alone. The class deals with anger, depression, forgiveness, and financial survival, just to name a few. Each class stands alone, so you may join at any point.

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ANGER MANAGEMENT
Chapel | Ioni Castillo, John Ringleb, and Cynthia Foster, Registration $25

Everyone gets angry - whether it is directed inward or vented on another. An unhealthy approach to anger is harmful to you and your relationships. This support group will work through understanding the difference and will include regular speakers on sources of anger and paths to healing. This group is good for anyone, as it clarifies our personal boundaries, and the lies we believe about ourselves and others, while focusing on hope and healing in Christ.

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SOUL – SURVIVORS OF UNTIMELY LOSS
Mezzanine 6 | Terri Johnson and Bruni Gautier

The journey through grief for a survivor of a suicide loss is difficult due to feelings of guilt, awkward encounters with those who do not understand the depth of the loss, and dealing with the stigma that surrounds suicide. If you are a survivor of a suicide loss, please join our SOUL Support Group for weekly conversations toward hope and healing with fellow survivors. Together, we can encourage, support, and pray for one another. The door opens at 6 PM for fellowship, followed by group sharing from 6:30 to 7:45 PM.

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GRIEFSHARE
Hospitality Suite | Teresa Swann, Study Guide $15

GriefShare is a special place for people to interact with others who are also grieving the loss of someone close, led by people who know what you feel. Each session includes a video seminar, discussion, and prayer. As each session is a separate topic for healing, you are welcome to start any week.

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FIT-4-LIFE – Natural Health Class
Portable 1 | Flora Price

Fit-4-Life is a class that covers natural health topics to keep people focused on looking and feeling better through proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

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Sundays @ 9:30 AM

WOMEN OF GRACE
Calm My Anxious Heart

Mezzanine Room 3 | Bruni Gautier, Registration $12

Do you worry a lot? Do you find yourself worrying about your children, friends, career, and spouse-the list goes on and on! If you’re tired of being held hostage to a million “what ifs,” this study will provide the help you need to exchange your anxieties for godly peace and contentment that’s found in the Word of God.

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WALKING IN THE WORD
Mezzanine Room 1 | Bobby & Leesha Whitfield

Walking in the Word is an exciting class that appeals to all ages. We use the truth of God’s Word to explore relevant topics facing Christians today. Among these are relationship issues, practical application of spiritual truths, and answers to everyday problems. Join us as we grow in the Lord and enjoy great fellowship each Sunday morning. All ages welcome.

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FAITHFUL FOLLOWERS
Family Life Center, Room 116 | Paul & Karen Wallace

This class alternates between the study of the New Testament and the Old Testament. A discussion format is used, with an emphasis on relating biblical truths to everyday life. Many of the class members are actively involved in different church ministries, outreaches, and missions’ trips. We also have small groups meetings in members' homes, which allow for the building and strengthening of relationships. All ages welcome.

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CLASE BIBLICA EN ESPAÑOL
Sala De Oración | Héctor Acevedo y Yavet Morales

La Palabra de Dios es rica en bendiciones, nos guía, redarguye, alienta, nos prepara, nos da todas las herramientas necesarias para vivir nuestra vida agradando a Dios. Sin la Biblia andamos a ciegas en la vida actual. Tenemos que vivir una realidad ahora, pero con una perspectiva real...conociendo a Dios a través de la Biblia.Te invitamos en familia a estudiar juntos la Sagrada Escrituras.

Sundays @ 10:45 AM

PATHWAYS
NEW! The Minor Prophets of the Old Testament

Café | Richard Cooke

This quarter, Pathways Class will be following a 12 week series covering the 12 minor prophets of the Old Testament. Written during a period of time, ranging from the ninth century B.C. to the fifth, they present a progressive testimony of God's activity in the history of Israel and in the kingdom of God. Although they ministered for more than three centuries during some of Israel’s most tumultuous days, the Minor Prophets remain a mystery to many Christians in the 21st century.

This will be one of the premier classes for those seeking an accessible, but mature, level of class discussion. Since we are located in the Café, purchase your coffee and donut, and join in on the learning and fellowship.

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SCRIPTURAL ENRICHMENT
Family Life Center, Room 116 | Dr. Michael VanDoren

This class offers in-depth Bible instruction from a former SEU professor, everyday life application, and creative discussion. Our class is friendly, as we believe in supporting, encouraging, and praying for one another. You will be kept updated with newsletters, and an e-blast. This quarter, we will be covering the Book of Proverbs. The class is also available to watch on Facebook. Visit victorylakeland.org/bookofproverbs for link. All ages are welcome.

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THE WORD FOR ALL AGES
Chapel | Teaching Team, All Ages Welcome

All Christians should long to know how they can be the faithful Christian that God intended them to be. Each week, we will help you discover God’s precepts, purposes, and promises from His Word. As we study the Bible together, we nurture the “Fellowship of the Holy Spirit” in warm relationships with each other. This class meets in the Light of Lights Chapel. Our class includes lively hymns and choruses, praise reports and prayer requests, and weekly email communications.

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GOOD NEWS
Prayer Room | Esther Haas

1-2 Peter and Jude are letters written to churches experiencing various kinds of trials - false teachers, distorted views of the gospel, and harsh persecution. Together, these letters form a manifesto of hope for living faithfully no matter how dark the times. This study highlights the importance of holding fast to the true gospel, living holy lives, and looking ahead to the return of Christ. All ages welcome.

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LIFE IN THE WORD
Family Life Center, Room 117 | Mike & Charlotte Fiddelke

If you are looking for a Sunday school class that offers Bible study, lively group discussion, in-home socials, and friendship that moves past the superficial, this may be the class for you. This spring, we will continue to study The Gospel of John. Our goal is to grow spiritually and make a difference for Christ in our sphere of influence. If you think Bible study is boring, we invite you to visit us, and find out how relevant and exciting God’s Word is. All ages welcome.

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GROWTRACK – ONGOING
Mezzanine Room 8

GrowTrack is a four-week experience for anyone interested in taking the next step in their journey with God. Whether you want to learn more about God, or get connected in the church through volunteering, GrowTrack will help you discover your God-given purpose and equip you to make a difference in your community and the world! GrowTrack happens every month in four consecutive Sundays. You are invited to jump in any week. For more information about GrowTrack, feel free to visit the Information Center or call the Connections Office.

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Senior Adults

EVERY FRIDAY 9:30-11 AM at the Light of Lights Chapel and Online, Pastor Glenn Procopio, Chaplain Richard & Deborah Cooke

Friday chapel is the highlight of the week for many of our senior adults. Engaging testimonies, communion, sharing from the Word, and singing with our worship team and band, help to make Friday morning chapel a great place to be. We often feature guest speakers and concerts with some of the finest artists in Gospel music, as well.

For more information, and event photos, go to our AdultPlus Ministries webpage at victorylakeland.org/adultplus.

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RIGHTNOW MEDIA

Victory Church is excited to offer FREE access to an extensive video library called RightNow Media! It’s like the “Netflix of Video Bible Studies,” and has a HUGE library of 20,000+ faith-based videos that you can access whenever and wherever you want – on your phone, iPad, computer, or at home on your TV.

If you want to grow in your faith, RightNow Media has videos for everyone – kids, youth, parents, married couples, college students, single adults, working professionals – all aimed at helping you grow. Check out the suggested studies below.

Personal Devotions/Discipleship

• “David” by Andy Stanley
• “The Good Gospel” by Jennie Allen
• “You’ll Get Through This” by Max Lucado
• “Five Things God Uses to Grow Your Faith” by Andy Stanley

Kids Videos
• Bibleman
• The Mr. Phil Show • Superbook

Marriage
• “Your Time Starved Marriage” by Les and Leslie Parrott

• “The Art of Marriage” by Family Life

To register, visit: victorylakeland.org/rightnowmedia

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