Small group offerings

We have a number of ways to meet and grow together as part of our Deer Lake community!

Look below to discover the variety of "ages and stages" groups we offer to find the small group that is just right for you!  Our Community Support Groups have more information and registration on an external website that can be found by following the link.  Our internal Small Groups have a single registration form that allows you to register with our internal leaders.  If you need assistance or more information, please contact the church office.

Click here to register for internal Small Groups.

Classes begin as listed below.

All groups are online unless otherwise noted.

  • Community Support Groups

    These groups are open to anyone and are currently being conducted online.  Follow the links at the end of the description if you would like to register to join one of these groups.

    • DivorceCare - Mondays 6pm - Next Session begins January 11th - A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences.  Register here.
    • Financial Peace University - Mondays 7pm begins August 24th - How to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before.  All confidential.   Register here.
    • GriefShare - Mondays 6:30pm - Next Session begins January 4th - A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you after the loss of a loved one.  This group will be meeting in-person and therefore with limited numbers for the safety of all participants.  Register here.
  • Co-Ed Small Groups

    • Believers Together - Sundays 11:05am - "The Beatitudes" by George O. Wood - Your investigators-in-training team up with the Commissioner and her best agent, Super Agent man SAM to see what living for God really looks like.  9 sessions:  Living for God, Asking for Help, Admitting My Sin, Letting God Control Me, Hungering for God, Meeting Others' Needs, Keeping My Heart Clean, Choosing Peace, Doing What’s Right.
    • IGNITE - Wednesdays 7pm - "Talking Points: The Perfect Blend of Politics and Religion" with Andy Stanley -  In this 3 week study, we will address the following issues: "What Is Jesus' Take on Politics?";  "How Christians Should Approach Politics"; and "What Is The Role of the Church in Politics?"  Join us in this timely study!
    • Young Adult/Young Family - Wednesdays 7:30pm begins August 26th - current topics of interest and Scripture
  • Ladies' small groups

    • Moms in Prayer - Sundays 2pm - We pray for all DLUMC youth and schools represented, as well as, specific prayer for our own children.  For more about Moms in Prayer International click here.
    • Killearn Lakes Moms/Young Moms - In-person - children welcome to attend with moms for a time of devotion and sharing - Tuesdays 9:30am begins August 25th (meets outside in the Pavilion) - "Am I Messing Up My Kids? ...and Other Questions Every Mom Asks" by Lysa TerKeurst - Lysa TerKeurst knows about the bouts of “mommy stress” that come with parenting and managing a home and a life.  Overflowing with practical ideas, short Bible studies, and plenty of encouragement, this inspiring resource will help moms to realize that―with God’s wisdom and mercy―they can experience peace and satisfaction while raising their kids.
    • MOM's - Tuesdays (time to be determined by group) begins August 25th - "Risen Motherhood"  - Motherhood is hard.  One second, we think we're doing a good enough job, the next we're the worst mom on the planet.  Which is why we need the refreshing truth of the gospel repeated over and over - giving us hope in the everyday moments.
    • Wednesday Evening Bible Study - Wednesdays 7pm begins August 26th (meets outside at the Nursery Patio) - "The Gospel of Mark" with Francis Chan - In this 11-part series on the Gospel of Mark, author and speaker Francis Chan invites us to walk with him along the ancient ways of the Master.  Tracing the steps of Jesus and the Twelve through Israel, Francis explores the major themes of the Gospel of Mark, and asks: Are we willing to take this journey to embrace discipleship?
    • Thursday Morning Bible Study - Thursdays 9:30am begins August 27th (this will be offered in both an in-person format on the church grounds and an online format via Zoom) - "Pursuing Spiritual Transformation: GIFTS: The Joy of Serving God" - As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth.  But how do you cultivate a servant’s heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your world--without wiping you out in the process?  Through personal study and small group interaction, this study will help you develop a passion to be used by God.  
  • men's small Groups

    • Men's 4:12 - Tuesdays 6:30am ongoing - In depth study of Scripture - Daniel
    • Wednesday - Wednesdays 6:30pm begins August 12th - YouTube Series, "The Chosen" - A 2020 television drama based on the life of Jesus Christ.
    • Friday - Fridays 7am ongoing - Scripture - 1 Corinthians