Small Groups:

At its core, a Small Group is less about what you do and more about who you do it with. We all need each other and that’s why we have Small Groups. Just like most things, you won’t know until you try, so check out the fall directory below and connect with a Small Group today! To sign up, go to the very bottom of this page and fill out the sign up form. 

Fall Small Group Directory:

Anyone 

Balanced
Group Leader: Novie Nations
Description:  In our 6 week session we will have fellowship, fun, food and find a new freedom.  Each week will be different including fresh and fit meal prep, free my finances, painting with passion, encourage your entourage, etc.  We’ll find some balance in our routines.
Phone Number:  225-936-9951

 Cheeseburgers in Paradise 
Group Leader:  Clyde and Brenda Welch
Topic:  Food & Fellowship
Description:  Cheeseburgers in Paradise & Cook-off will meet 3 weeks starting 9/18/21 to have cheeseburgers in a different Paradise. On the 4th meeting, everyone should bring their best burgers they have created to FC where we will grill them up, enjoy eating and have them judged for the cook-off.  
Materials Needed: None
Phone Number:  225-936-8000

Newsboys Concert Meet Up
Group Leader:  Ginger Cagnolatti
Description: Meet up in Baton Rouge for the Newsboys concert on October 24, 5:30 pm to enjoy worship.
Materials Needed:  Concert tickets (ticketmaster.com)
Phone Number:  225-603-5466

Small Business Set-Up (5/6 people at a time)
Group Leader:  Dana Guilbeau
Description: This is a 4 week group starting Wednesday September 15 from 6:00-8:00/8:30 pm.  Attendees will develop a business idea, learn basic business, accounting, and marketing frameworks/best practices and register an LLC with the State of Louisiana.  Topics include:  logo design, expensing business vehicles, accepting customer payments, digital organization, social media branding, and more.  
Materials Needed:  Access to a laptop during week 2 and payment for the registration fee to the State of Louisiana.
Phone Number: 225-324-1099

Take a Hike!
Group Leader:  Curren and Robyn Pitre
Description:  We will enjoy God’s creation once a month on Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm on September 19, October 17, and November 21 while taking an easy walk/hike that ranges from 1.5-2 miles at Hemingbough, Port Hudson and Clark Creek.  
Materials Needed:  Comfortable shoes and water
Phone Number:  985-991-2007

R&R: Reflect + Revive
Group Leader:  Courtney Kirkland, Co-Leader:  Mitzi Cochran
Description:  Are you content with just knowing that Gods spirit is there or are you rally responding to Him in a way that life-giving, that can challenge you and change you.  Come dive into the study with us as we learn who the Holy Spirit is and let’s start to fan the flame inside of us!  We’ll meet every other Friday from6:00-8:00 pm
Materials Needed: The Holy Spirit book by John Bevere
Phone Number:  985-981-5755

Coffee Talk
Group Leader:  Pastor Paul Downing
Description:  We’ll meet at PJ’s Coffee in Zachary on Saturday 9/18, 10/16 and 11/20 at 9:30 am.  Let’s celebrate the wins, ask questions, find answers, have fun and encourage each other.
This group is for: Small Group Leaders /Co-Leaders, Dream Team Leaders but open to everyone.
Materials Needed: None
Phone Number:  225-288-1761  

Couples

 From This Day Forward  (Married Couples)
Group Leader:  Stephen & Christy Schexnaildre
Description:  We’ll meet every other Saturday at 4:00 pm starting September 25. The first week will be a meet and greet. The 2nd – 6th meetings we will watch a video then dive into discussion.
Materials Needed:  From This Day Forward study guide
Phone Number:  225-505-0602

 Nearly and Newlyweds
(Engaged Couples and Newly Married Couples)
Group Leader:  Jobi and Sarah Collins
Description:  Would you like to guarantee that your marriage will last?
Then now is the time to make five commitments to fail-proof your marriage that you will learn in "From This Day Forward" study for couples.
Join us on Friday nights at 6:30pm for this 5 week video series covering these major topics of marriage: putting God first, fighting, having fun, purity, and perseverance.
Materials Needed:  Print materials will be provided
Phone Number:  225-571-7953

Student - Kid

 Brunch Babe’s
Group Leader:  Reese Broussard, Co-Leader: Nady Chambers
Description:  This group is for teen girls.  We’ll meet on Saturdays at 9:00 am to discuss the book “When to Walk Away”.
This group is for: Teen girls (ages 13-18)
Materials Needed: When to Walk Away book by Gary Thomas
Phone Number: 337-707-7088

 Friday Night Fights Guys (16 yrs. & Older)
Group Leader:  Brady Nunez
Description: Video Gaming with the guys – Online gaming Friday nights from 8:00-10:00 pm.  There will be an in person meet up at the end of the Small Group semester.
Materials Needed:  Your own gaming device
Childcare Provided:  No
Phone Number:  225-329-5645

Kids Cooking Class (Group is Now Full)
Group Leader:  Scott Page, Co-Leader:  Grant Dempsey
Description:  This kids cooking class will be in the kitchen at FC every other Saturday from 3:00 pm starting Sep. 18th.  There will be 6 classes: Breakfast, Baking, Cake Decorating, Knife Safety and Skills, Gourmet Grilled Cheeses, and Cook for Your Parents.
This group is for: Kids (ages 7-12)  Limited to 12-14 participants

On a Roll (Ages 9-13)
Group Leader:  Ben Tannehill
Description:  Skateboarders, scooters, and BMX riders welcome!  Sign up if you want to ride, have fun, learn tricks and follow in the footsteps of God.  Must bring your own equipment.
Meeting dates TBA, most likely on Saturdays at Zachary Skate Park.  Adult supervision will be provided.
Materials Needed: Skateboard, scooters and/or bike
Childcare provided: No
Phone Number: bentannehill@icloud.com

Men

CBG (Cigar Box Guitars)
Group Leader: Mark Strong
Description:  Cigar Box Guitars Men’s Group – Yes, you heard right!  Not only learn to play a Cigar Box Guitar but BUILD YOUR OWN!!!  We’ll meet in my garage every Wednesday night from 6:00-8:00 pm (10 weeks).  You’ll pick out your own cigar box (there are about 50).  We’re using Maple and Sapele for necks and fretboards.  Wear old clothes because we are Men doing Manly things in a workshop.  There will be lots of sawdust and glue.  Don’t know how to play a guitar?  No worries, I’ll teach you so you can become the coolest person you know once you learn how to shred on a CGB!
Materials Needed:  None
Phone Number:  717-943-6098

Doulos Men’s Ministry
Group Leader:  Richy Perry & Hudson Hornsby
Description:  We’ll meet on Thursdays at 6:00 pm at FC.  Will do book studies and bible studies.
Materials Needed:  Wild at Heart / Start book study on 9/9.
Phone Number: 225-978-8287

Men’s Morning Fellowship
Group Leader:  Brandon Trent & Doug D'Arensbourg
Description:  Fellowship for men over a cup of coffee at PJ’s Coffee in Zachary on Fridays at 6:00 am.  We’ll discuss a wide range of Biblical and life topics.
Materials Needed: None
Phone Number: 225-241-1099

Women

 Brunch Bunch
Group Leader:  Sylvi Bonner
Description:  The “Brunch Bunch” meets every other Saturday from 10:00 am-12:00pm for brunch, fellowship, read and discuss the book It’s Not Supposed to be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst.
This group is for:  Women
Materials Needed:  It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way book
Phone Number:  614-563-8701

Church Chicks
Group Leader:  Lindsey Hornsby
Description:    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality is an 8 week bible study. It’s impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature.  Join the Church Chicks on Thursday nights at 6:00 pm as we discover together how to become more emotionally healthy so that our relationship with Christ, family and friends can become healthier too!
Materials Needed: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality book and workbook
Phone Number:  225-571-8859

FC Young Women   (ages 18-25)
Group Leader:  Eden Robinson, Co-Leader: Kristen McGee
Description: We’ll meet every other week to talk about what God is doing in our lives, hang out by going to breakfast, lunch or have a movie night and just do life together.
Materials Needed:  None
Phone Number:  225-681-2013

Friends & Faith
Group Leader:  Karla Seguin
Description:  20/20:  Seen. Chosen. Sent – In this 7 session study by Christine Caine, you’ll develop a new understanding of how God sees you and has chosen you to help make Jesus’ name known on this planet.  Join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am.
Materials Needed: 20/20: Seen. Chosen. Sent book by Christine Caine
Phone Number: 225-235-7149

Goshen Girls
Group Leader:  Shirley Depew
Description:  Goshen Girls Small Group End Times Studies * THE ANTICHRIST-Dr. David Jeremiah and Perry Stone give insights into who is the Antichrist? * Radical Islam-What do they believe? * VIRTUAL ISRAEL TOUR-produced and taught by Billye Brimm of Brimm Bible Institute of Branson, Mo. with Israeli tour guide Guy Leibovitz * The course consists of 21 video sessions, each about an hour in length(Bible prophecies come alive in the light of current events). The aim is to go through the land of Israel in biblical order and teach the Word of God in the places of its earthly happenings * Course materials: 390 page student handbook(downloaded and reprinted for each person) * Cost: $20
Materials Needed:
Phone Number:  225-921-3073

  Ladies Lunch Bunch
Group Leader:  Rachel Taber
Topic: Fellowship
Description:  We’ll gather together for lunch (11:30 am) at various restaurants to visit and indulge on some delicious local gourmet cuisine.  September 23, October 21 and November 18, Restaurants TBA
Phone Number:  225-931-7454

Out of the Cave
Group Leader:  Connie Williams
Description:  Do you feel guilt and shame about negative thoughts and emotions and your inability to overcome them?  Pastor Chris Hodges helps those struggling with depression find liberating solutions by drawing from the life of the prophet Elijah. We’ll meet on Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Materials Needed:  Out of the Cave book and study guide
Phone Number:  225-324-5589


Freedom
Group Leader:  Misty Chapeneri
Description:  Learning to live your life in peace and freedom.  We’ll meet on Sundays from 4:00-6:00p
This group is for:  Women
Materials Needed:  Freedom book (purchased through FC
Phone Number: 225-573-1007

Small Group Registration Form:

Small Groups help people grow in their faith and build community. We are so glad you are joining a Small Group. Use this form to sign up for a group that’s right for you!