Life is better when we do it together

Life Groups


 

Our Life Groups help members grow in their relationship with God so that they might fulfill the Great Commission of spreading the gospel beyond the four walls of the church and empowers them to strengthen relationships with others by uniting in fellowship and supporting each other in their Christian walk.

 


Want to lead a Life Group?

LIFE Groups are a vital part of our church and we believe that our faith is strengthened when we gather together in community to fellowship with other believers. If you are interested in becoming a LIFE Group leader, join us as we encourage, equip, and empower you to be the next leader of a BGC LIFE Group.

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Life Groups Descriptions

 

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Men’s Locker Room

    • Description– “As Iron Sharpens Iron, One man sharpens another.” For men striving to grow as leaders, husbands, fathers, and Christians; a time for honest conversation, prayer, and good fellowship
    • Leader– Pastor Akinbinu
    • Frequency- 1st & 3rd Saturdays
    • Time- 7:15am-8:45am
    • Location- BGC

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Friday Night Fellowship

    • Description– A Friday nightlife group for individuals who want to enhance their spiritual life through study and fellowship with others.
    • Leader- Morris & Kassandra Watson
    • Frequency- Bi-Weekly on Fridays
    • Time- 6:30pm-8:00pm
    • Location- Watson Home

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Knit With Love

    • Description– Individuals who want to enhance their spiritual life through study and fellowship with others.
    • Leader- Peggy Ricks
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Thursdays
    • Time- 11am-12:30pm
    • Location- BGC

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Missional Fellowship

    • Description– Helping the community without hurting. This group includes a book study and active community engagement. Sometimes meets off-site.
    • Leader- Alvin Quarles
    • Frequency- Bi-Weekly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
    • Time- 12pm-2pm
    • Location- TBD

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Monday School

    • Description– This group is for adults of all ages. We use the Standard Sunday School curriculum to study God’s word while also engaging in conversation about current events.
    • Leader- Sundar Fleming & Danny O’Neal
    • Frequency- 2nd and 4th Mondays
    • Time- 6pm-8pm
    • Location Date- BGC

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BGC Book Club

    • Description– As disciples of Jesus Christ, it is important we read the Bible and literature connected to our faith for continued growth and development. The BGC Bookclub aligns to 2 Timothy 4:13 focusing on reading literature recommended by our Pastor and having relevant discussions supporting this purpose.
    • Leader- Felecia O’Neal
    • Frequency- 2nd and 4th Thursdays
    • Time- 7pm-8:30pm
    • Location- BGC

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Soulful Food Thursday- Margaret George

    • Description– Provide supplemental food boxes to qualifying Seniors. Serve once a month (3rd Thursday) picking up boxes from the Food Bank and delivering to seniors in neighborhoods. Boxes are prepacked so we’re looking for people who can move them!

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Soulful Food Saturday- Margaret George

    • Description– Provide supplemental food boxes to qualifying Seniors. This team is working on establishing BGC as a distribution site for our community and qualifying members.

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Rooted

    • Description- A life group focused on growing new members in faith, fellowship, and service.
    • Leader- Roy Washington
    • Frequency- Weekly
    • Location- BGC

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Senior Bowling League

    • Description- A bowling life group for Seniors
    • Leaders- Frank Jones, Mary Jones, & Lynda Crowder
    • Frequency- 1st & 3rd Monday
    • Location- Buffalo Bowling Lane

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Married Couples

    • Description- A life group that allows married couples to gather and grow together through conversation around relevant topics.
    • Leaders- Jay & Zakiya Leggett
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Sundays
    • Location- The Leggett Home

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Vegan Inspiration

    • Description- The purpose of this life group is to inspire others to improve their overall health through the encouragement and education of a Vegan lifestyle.
    • Leader- Charnette Reddish
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Saturdays
    • Location- BGC

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Setting A Place For My Sister

    • Description– Women’s Bible Study and fellowship group.
    • Leader- Anita McMillan
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
    • Time- 7pm-9pm
    • Location- BGC

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New Beginnings

    • Description– Offering a safe and nurturing space for individuals to journey through the grieving process.
    • Leader- Deloatch & Min. Cobb
    • Frequency- 1st & 3rd Saturdays
    • Time- 10am-11:25am
    • Location- BGC

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Power Lunch

    • Description– Working professionals in/near the downtown Raleigh area, gathering for fellowship and discussion about God’s word.
    • Leader- Kendal Ross
    • Frequency- Weekly on Wednesdays
    • Time- 12pm
    • Location- TBD

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Transforming Life Through Adventure

    • Description-The Bible is replete with adventures and the lessons behind them. The Transforming LifeThrough Adventure life group will be intentional in garnering lessons from the Word of God through the Uprising media series while embarking on wholesome adventures and activities. We look forward to God opening our minds to new and exciting possibilities which we have yet to discover.
    • Leader- Deweese and Pamela Gilyard
    • Frequency- Bi-Weekly on Fridays
    • Time- 7pm-8:30pm
    • Location- Various Venues/Gilyard Home

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Young Married & Saved

    • Description– A place where young married/engaged couples ages 25-40 can come together to have faith-based discussions and fellowship with one another in hopes that couples will be able to grow closer to each other, grow together spiritually and make connections with other young couples who are focused on having a God-centered marriage
    • Leader- Joshua/Charita Bivens & Rashad/Adrienne Morgan
    • Frequency- Bi-Weekly on 1st & 3rd Fridays
    • Time- 7pm-9pm
    • Location- BGC

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High School

    • Description- A life group that presents High School students with the opportunity to talk about real-life situations and how they can apply scripture to their everyday lives.
    • Leader- Kendal Ross
    • Frequency- Weekly on Wednesdays
    • Time- 7pm
    • Location- BGC

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God’s Girls

    • Description- A life group that provides girls ages 13-18 a safe space to have real life discussions. This group will be reading through the book “The Bride Wore White”.
    • Leader- Eunita Haskins
    • Frequency- 1st & 3rd Thursdays
    • Location- BGC

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Financially Faithful

    • Description- A life group focused on helping people grow in their financial stewardship.
    • Leader- Brentley Wright
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Monday
    • Location- BGC

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Men With Purpose

    • Description- Men With Purpose is a men’s life group that meets to encourage physical activity and fellowship through basketball and transparent conversation about life.
    • Leaders- Lamont Bowens & Aaron Mullen
    • Frequency- 2nd & 4th Mondays
    • Location- Roberts Park Community Center

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Goal Getters

    • Description- This group offers encouragement, community, and accountability as group members declare, plan, and execute their goals.
    • Leader- Rochelle Woodson
    • Frequency- 1st & 3rd Sundays
    • Location- TBD

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