Find Belonging in a Group

As we grow larger, we also want to grow smaller! Through groups, we’ll meet new friends and grow spiritually together. Our groups offer a warm atmosphere for friendship, study, and just doing life together. Groups vary in demographics, location, and style–providing a place for everyone.

To belong is to be related to and a part of something. It is membership, the experience of being at home… To belong is to know, even in the middle of the night, that I am among friends.

- Peter Block

Mike Graham

Pastor of Community Life

My passion is to help God’s people live God’s way, in community, under the authority of His Word, and with hearts ready to receive and share the Good News of Christ. It is my joy to serve at Bible Center Church!

Find a Group

Choose a group type and explore the days and locations available.

Sunday Groups

– 9 AM –

Young Families
20s-40s With Kids
9:00 AM / Living Rm (2101)
Mark Banyai
(304) 389-7318

40+ Adults
9:00 AM / Room 3105/06
Matt Walker / Troy McClung

– 9:15 AM –

Young Professionals
20s-40s Without Kids
9:15 AM / Family Rm (3101/02)
Wayne & Michelle Davis

– 10:30 AM –

55+ Adults
10:30 AM
 / Room 3104
Nick Munoz
(304) 444-1748

55+ Adults
10:30 AM / Room 3105/06
Wayne Pugh

– 10:45 AM –

Adults
10:45 AM / Family Rm (3101/02)
Ted Tanzey
(304) 346-0431

– 6 PM –

60+ Adults
6:00 PM / Room 3105/06
Darwin Neddo
(304) 343-0890

Women's Groups

- SUNDAY -

Cathy Colby Group
Sundays, 5 PM
BCC – Living Room (2101)
(304) 767-5099

Toney/VanHorn Group
Sundays, 6 PM
308 Winona St., So. Chas.
Paula Toney: (304) 346-0431

- MONDAY -

Circle of Friends Book Club
2nd Monday of the month, 7 PM
Sharon Lunsford

- TUESDAY -

WOW Prayer Group
Tuesdays, 7:15 AM
BCC – Prayer Room (3110)
Carolyn McMillen: (304) 389-2311

Lisa Pack Book Study*
Tuesdays, 9:30 AM
BCC – Room 3105/06
(304) 552-4500

Susan Beeler Book Study
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM / BCC Rm 2104
(304) 415-1925

Young Women's Group
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM / Residence
Meredith Chapman
(304) 382-8718

- WEDNESDAY -

Mom's Bible Study
Wednesdays, 10 AM
BCC – Living Room (2101)
Jess Backus: (304) 941-2836

Kristin Reynolds Book Study
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6:45 PM
Panera Bread, Southridge
(304) 744-0686

- THURSDAY -

Carolyn McMillen Book Study
Thursdays, 6:45 PM / BCC – Room 2104
(304) 389-2311

- FRIDAY -

Prayer group for moms of high schoolers
Fridays, 8:30 AM / Pack residence
Lisa Pack: (304) 552-4500

Community Groups

– SUNDAY –

Thompson/Howie
Sundays, 5:30 PM
Richard Thompson: (304) 346-0431

Mike & Julie DeTemple
Sundays, 5 PM / BCC – Room 3101
(304) 549-8773

Tim & Kelly Britton
Sundays, 3:30 PM
1401 Camden Dr., Chas.
(304) 881-2561

Hills/Skidmore
Sundays, 6 PM
1648 Woodvale Dr., Chas.
Steven Skidmore: (304) 727-4502

Doug & April Green
Sundays, 6 PM
1917 Bona Vista Dr., Chas.
(304) 206-4270

Dick & Anna Riffe
Sundays, 5 PM
4507 Chesterfield Ave., Chas.
(304) 741-4662

Walker/Pugh
Sundays, 6 PM
5320 Bentbrook Rd., Cross Lanes
Wayne Pugh: (304) 776-8170

Griffith/Prudich
Thursdays, 6:30 PM
(304) 989-8239
Prudich Home
1722 Louden Heights Rd. Chas.

Jimmy & Kristen Musich
Sundays, 6:30 PM
1282 Creekstone Ridge, So. Chas.
(304) 546-1517

High School
Sundays, 7 PM
2146 Presidential Drive, Chas.
Lisa Pack: (304) 552-4200

– TUESDAY –

Charlie & Leah Jennings
Mondays, 6:30 PM
BCC Living Room (2101)

– TUESDAY –

Norm Amory (Seniors)
Tuesdays, 10 AM
BCC Living Room (2101)
(304) 949-2353

Tim & Kathi Huffman
Tuesdays, 6:30 PM
738 Myrtle Rd., Chas.
(304) 539-8351

– THURSDAY –

Roger & Mary Young
Thursdays, 6:30 PM
105 McKinley Ave., Chas.
(304) 549-8733

– VARIOUS DAYS/TIMES –

OWLS (55+)
Various days, times, and locations
Dick Riffe: (304) 741-4662

Support Groups

Behind the Blue Line
1st & 3rd Mondays, 6 PM
BCC Family Room (3101/02)
Jan Miller and Janel McMaster

Celebrate Recovery
Tuesdays, 7 PM
BCC – Various Rooms
Contact Sheri Skidmore

Foster Care/Adoption
1st Thursday of the month
6 PM / BCC
Michelle Thompson 
(304) 346-0431

GEMS (Widows)
Various times
Suzanne Lackey • (304) 610-3034

Divorce Support Group
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month
6:30 PM / 33 Coventry Woods, South Charleston, 25309
Bob Jones and Dan Miller

Men's Groups

– MONDAY –

Larry Pack
Mondays, 7 AM
Panera Bread, Town Center Mall
(304) 552-4700

Steven Ghareeb
Mondays, 1 PM
Panera Bread, Southridge
(304) 610-9973

Travis Bowman
Mondays, 6:30 PM
James Lentz’s residence
(304) 590-9353

– WEDNESDAY –

Sean Alvis
Wednesdays, 7 AM
Panera Bread, Town Center Mall
(304) 545-4371

Mitri Ghareeb
Wednesdays, 7 AM
Bob Evans, Cross Lanes
(304) 610-8898

– THURSDAY –

Roger Young
Thursdays, 7 AM
Panera Bread, Town Center Mall
(304) 549-8733

– FRIDAY –

Kelly Castleberry
Fridays7 AM
Panera Bread, Southridge
(304) 546-3349

Serve Groups

Worship
Pastor Caleb Korth

Audio, Visual, Lighting (AVL)
Steven VanHorn

High School
Pastor Matt Garrison

Middle School
Pastor Josh Willetts

Children’s Ministry
Pastor Steve Neill

Early Childhood
Jess Backus

For the City
Various days, times, and locations
Michelle Thompson

Sunday Groups – meet on campus, usually on Sunday mornings during one of the services.

Community Groups – meet in homes on just about any night of the week.

Men’s / Women’s Groups – meet throughout the city in different formats on different days of the week.

Support Groups – meet on various days to support one another through life-issues and challenges.

Serve Groups – meet on various days, providing community and belonging while serving.

The Impact of Community

What are Community Groups?

Community Groups are gatherings of 10-16 people in homes throughout the Kanawha Valley for the purpose of fellowship, prayer, and sermon based study. Our groups seek to cultivate community by sharing life together through Christ.

What should I know?

  • Groups are available on most evenings.
  • Child friendly groups are available for people with children.

How do I get involved?

Contact the group leader through the information provided. If you’re struggling to find a group, contact Pastor Mike Graham (304-346-0431).

Contact Info

100 Bible Center Drive
Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 346-0431

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