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.
Classes & Support Groups are held at Victory's North Lakeland Campus throughout the week.
Scroll through the class list below and if you need any help along the way, please contact the Small Groups Team at 863-859-6000 or click here to send us an email.
Spring 2023 Classes
April 12 - July 5, 2023
Bible Study & Prayer Groups
Women's Bible Studies
TUESDAYS, 9 AM – WOMEN OF THE WORD
NEW! STUDY: Where Do We Go From Here? by David Jeremiah
Chapel | Carla Bryan & Women’s Ministry Team, Study Guide $5
Headlines trumpet the news about modern-day plagues, social tensions, economic crises, and rampant depression. But what does the Bible say? Are we living in the last days? Offering practical insights and personal stories, Jeremiah opens God's Word to share how centuries-old prophecies and wisdom speak to us today and help us live out God's mission. This study began on February 28, but it’s not too late to join!
Wednedsays at 9:30 AM - Vessels of the Word: Women in the Bible
Chapel, Jan Mingee & Joy Biggers
In today's world, we are not only dealing with complex personal matters, but also with circumstances in our nation that may cause us to be anxious and troubled. These circumstances call for a more profound knowledge of the Word of God. This personal, in-depth knowledge will build our faith and ability to combat life's storms. Our mind is often the battlefield, but the battle is the Lord's! We hope you will join us as we study together.
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. Also, you will find men you can rely on for godly counsel, who have experienced the difficult challenges you may be going through, and a group of men who will pray with you. Opportunities also exist to join other men for many local events and community outreach.
Men's Prayer - Tuesdays, 7 AM | Chapel – Pastor Glenn Procopio
Women's Intercessory Prayer - Wednesdays, 10 AM | Family Life Center Café – Ruth Heiple
Praying Mothers – Wednesdays, 5 PM | Bridal Suite– Carla Bryan
Heal Our Land – Sundays, 4:30 PM, Prayer
Meets only when there is a Sunday night service
Wednesday Electives @ 6:30 PM
NEW! THE PILLARS OF CULTURE
Portable 29 | Dr. Michael Burroughs
Throughout civilization, every nation, group, and tribe has had five pillars common to all societies: Politics, Economics, Education, Religion, and Social Structure. What does the Bible instruct about these essential parts of culture? Do we really approach these from a biblical perspective? Let’s explore what the Bible teaches about the roles of government, the family, and the church.
NEW! INTENTIONAL PARENTING: 10 WAYS TO BE AN EXCEPTIONAL
PARENT IN A QUICK FIX WORLD Begins April 26
Family Life Center Media Center | Trevor and Karen Booker
To be an exceptional parent, you need to be an intentional parent. But, don’t worry! You’re not alone; Doug and Cathy Fields are here to help. They’re veteran parents who can help you move from Quick-Fix parenting, to Intentional Parenting. It’s never too late to become an intentional parent. Remember, you are the greatest influence on the life of your child (no matter their age)! And, it can all begin with these resources. Let’s walk this important journey, together.
NEW! FIND YOUR PEOPLE by Jennie Allen
Portable 26 | Jade Bryant, Study Guide $15
In a world that’s both more connected and more isolating than ever before, we’re often tempted to do life alone, whether because we’re so busy or because relationships feel risky and hard. But science confirms that consistent, meaningful connection with others has a powerful impact on our well-being. We are meant to live known and loved. Tragically, so many are hiding behind emotional walls that we’re experiencing an epidemic of loneliness. Come learn the five practical ingredients you need to have the type of friends you’ve always longed for.
NEW! WHAT'S NEXT by Chris Hodges
Portable 30 | Craig Butler, Study Guide $10
If you have completed GrowTrack, this is your next step! When you get stuck in a spiritual rut, do you wonder, "How can I get back on track? What should I do next?" Our journeys toward a deeper faith, and finding joy in a close relationship with Christ, last our entire life and have plenty of obstacles and bumps along the way. Hodges's practical guide can help! Revealing four steps to Christian maturity, he shows how knowing God, finding freedom, discovering purpose, and making a difference will lead to a deeper relationship with your heavenly Father.
NEW! MIDWEEK MOMS
Portable 27 | Ashley Wilkinson, Emily Wilson, Kellie Donaway
Moms, we see you! We all share common struggles, and each season of motherhood holds new opportunities and challenges. We want to embrace moms in every season of momming, to make real connections and friendships while growing in their relationship with God in a safe and supportive environment. There is joy and victory in surrendering our struggles to Jesus and asking Him for the power to keep going!
NEW! FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Portable 31 | Dustin and Lauren Christophel
Take control of your money with Financial Peace University (FPU)! This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes free online resources. This is a $130.00 value that we are offering for FREE! Please stop by and sign up at the table in the lobby!
HONORBOUND Men's Class
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 going through, 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.
Wednesday Support Groups @ 6:30 PM
Portable 33 | Ioni Castillo, Cynthia Foster, Study Guide $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 suitable 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.
SOUL – SURVIVORS OF UNTIMELY LOSS
Portable 18 | Terri Johnson
For a survivor of a suicide loss, the journey through grief 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.
EMPOWERING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS (women only)
Portable 23 | Susan Given, Study Guide $15
Whether you have had complicated relationships in the past or present, learn how to relate to the most important people in your life and respond to them with godly wisdom. Focusing on complex and abusive relationships, this class is designed to bring hope and healing through your walk with Christ. We will use the book, The Verbally Abusive Relationship by Patricia Evans.
Portable 28 | Teresa Swann, Study Guide $20
GriefShare is a special place for people to interact with others who also are 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. Please sign up at GriefShare.org.
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.
Sundays @ 9:30 AM
Family Life Center Room 116 | Paul & Karen Wallace
This class alternates between New Testament and Old Testament studies. A discussion format is used, emphasizing relating biblical truths to everyday life. Many class members actively participate in church ministries, outreaches, and mission trips. Also, we have small group meetings in members' homes, which allow for the building and strengthening of relationships. All ages welcome.
CLASE BIBLICA EN ESPAÑOL
Family Life Center Room 104 | Sala De Oración | Carlos Castillo
La Palabra de Dios es rica en bendiciones, nos guía, redarguye, 0alienta, 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 invitando en familia a estudiar juntos la Sagrada Escrituras.
Sundays @ 10:45 AM
THE WORD FOR ALL AGES
Family Life Center Victory Kids Auditorium | Dorene Royal
Chapter Mapping – 23 IN 2023
Ensure your read-through-the Bible success this year by joining us as we pre-meditatively map out 23 chapters each Sunday before you read them the following week. Our study will include cultural and historical backgrounds, VIPs, enlightenment from the original language, themes, and context; as we tour the Old and New Testament, you will understand how His Word can enhance your trip as you navigate 2023! Don’t stop at Deuteronomy’s roadblock, and bypass Psalms or Matthew, but traverse from Genesis to Revelation without detours! All ages welcome.
Portable 15 | Richard Cooke
Faith is far more than a belief system; it infuses all parts of life. Our faith is seen in the way we live our day-to-day lives: what we do, what we talk about, and how we respond to circumstances. God's Word, the Bible, has an answer for every situation we face. Join us each week for exciting topics and subjects, lively discussions, group participation, and a powerful prayer time with great people. Our goal and desire is to help you discover God's direction for your life!
All adult ages welcome.
Family Life Center Room 104 | Esther Haas
The most life-changing book a person can pick up is the Word of God. Taking time to study the Scriptures, individually and corporately, produces a rich harvest in our spiritual life and expands our influence in the world around us. Whether you are new to your study of the Scriptures or have studied diligently for decades, you will find the Holy Spirit illuminates the Word to you and enhances your relationship with God as you engage with it. This unit is designed to lead your students into a deeper study of God’s Word.
LIFE IN THE WORD
Family Life Center Room 118 | 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. 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.
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. We will begin the year with Genesis 1 and 2, and then take a deep dive into the book of Romans.
Family Life Center Media Center | Teaching Team
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, please visit the Information Center or call the Connections Office.
EVERY FRIDAY 9:30-11 AM - ADULTPLUS CHAPEL
Light of Lights Chapel | Pastor Glenn Procopio, Chaplain Richard & Deborah Cooke Friday’s AdultPlus Chapel is the highlight of the week for many of our senior adults. Our worship is designed just for seniors and features excellent old hymns and traditional favorites. Plus, there's great Bible preaching, fellowship, special guest concerts, and we have a lot of fun! In addition, our AdultPlus seniors are an active group enjoying regular trips and activities.
For more information, and event photos, go to our AdultPlus Facebook page, facebook.com/groups/victoryadultplus, or our Ministries webpage at victorylakeland.org/adultplus.
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.
• "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
• The Mr. Phil Show • Superbook
• "Your Time-Starved Marriage" by Les and Leslie Parrott
• "The Art of Marriage" by Family Life
To register, visit victorylakeland.org/rightnowmedia or text "VCL" to 49775.