Community Life Groups (CLG)

BCBC CLGs are designed to develop new and strengthen existing bonds through Christian fellowship.  CLG Mission is:
- Connecting to God and Each Other
- Loving God and Each Other
- Growing with God and with Each Other 
Simply, building relationships through Christian fellowship to grow our faith and reach out to our community.

Why is it incredibly important  to be in a CLG?  The answer is..."SO THAT"
HUH??? ...SO THAT...WWWHAT?!?!
John 17:20-21 (NASB), "I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, SO THAT the world may believe that You sent Me. 

All groups are reconvening the week of September 6th and meet up through the 1st week of December.  Review & sign-up via the form at the bottom of this page.

Group #1 – The Christ Loving Gang - The Power of Knowing God

Wednesdays at 6:30pm •  BCBC Barn (Small Room) - Brice’s Creek area

We enjoy rich fellowship with much love and laughter with one another, engage in selfless service to one another which fosters their family of God support system and spiritual growth in each of their lives; hence, coining their name “The Christ Loving Gang”   This group has a passion for diving into Bible study mining out God’s principles for daily life, prayer, and evangelistic opportunities.  This fall, we will be studying The Power of Knowing God by Dr. Tony Evans.  This study will encourage you in your journey in seeking to know God more and strategies to live victoriously as a child of God. 

Leaders: Harry and Linda Piner, at , 252-514-5013. Harry and Linda are long-time members of BCBC. They enjoy fellowship, time with family and traveling with the camper for getaways. 

Co-Leaders: Stephen and Christine Elliot at . Stephen and Christine have lead this Bible study group for three years.  They have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren.  They enjoy games, and family.  Stephen enjoys fishing and Christine enjoys serving others! 

Group #2  - Fordham’s CLG - Book of James

Tuesdays at 6:30pm • Fordham House

This season, this CLG will be diving into the book of James.  Join us in our comfy and cozy meeting environment to have fellowship, food, and great discussion to grow in God’s Word, enrich your marriage, grow deeper in community with each other and engage our community together.

Leaders: John and Christine Fordham, contact at  , or 252-626-5082 (John), or 252-288-2784  (Christine). Reach out to them anytime for questions or any further details.  

Group #3 - Hancock CLG 

Tuesdays at 6:30pm - Hancock’s Home in Cherry Branch. 

The group will be discussing the book by Dr David Jeremiah, The God You May Not Know, with the DVD and study guide.  We are a diverse group of varying ages that enjoy studying God's Word and learning from each other.  We are a warm and friendly group that enjoys meeting new people and sharing life together.  Join in and tell others to jump in order to get to know God more and each other more in community. 

Leader: Mark Hancock, email: .  Mark and his wife, Stephanie,  have been married for 12 years and have a blended family of three adult children and two grandchildren.  They enjoy  just hanging out with friends, going out in the boat and camping.

(NEW) Group #4 – Hayzlett  CLG - The World of the End

Wednesdays at 6:30pm - 8pm • Location: Hayzlett Home - River Bend

This new group on the west end of town will be studying and discussing Dr. David Jeremiah’s new book as he focuses our attention to be faithful, not frightened in these eventful days. That’s because Jesus Himself told us what to expect from this season of history when He delivered His Olivet Discourse. With his trademark clarity, Dr. Jeremiah reveals exactly what Jesus promised to us – as we approach The World of the End. Join us for fun, fellowship, food, and lively discussion as we grow in community,

Leaders: Paul and Sue Hayzlett, email: . 

Group #5 – Prayer Focused CLG

Wednesdays at 6:30pm - 7:30pm • Location: Teague’s Home (Trent Woods)

Join in us participating in dedicated time of prayer. This group meets to pray for current events, needs of the body, BCBC families, BCBC ministries, and each other.  Further, the group enjoys fellowship in ministering to each other and serving the body..

Leader: Pastor Barry, our Senior Pastor,   - Married to Kim and they have two adult children. Their son is recently married and works with Humanities United, an organization combatting human trafficking that lobbies for legislation on Capitol Hill, and their daughter works for a nonprofit promoting organizations with their stories. Barry and Kim enjoy family activities, fitness, and enjoy their two pets.

Group #6 –  Cornwall CLG

Wednesdays at 6:30pm • Heart of Havelock/Cherry Point - Cornwall Home

This group focuses on strengthening bonds with fellow believers to create a support group with meaningful fellowship and a deep sense of belonging. We use our loving forum for various Right Now Media Bible study subjects and discussion.  This season, we will be focused on developing our spiritual gifts and deploying them in our lives.  We believe that we are glorifying God when we are being the hands and feet of Jesus with opportunities to serve to one another and our community. 

Leaders: Joe and Denise Cornwall, email:  , Joe and Denise are very active in their family and in the Havelock community.  They love cooking and spending time with their 10 grandchildren. Joe enjoys woodworking and Denise is passionate in family ministry.  They love connecting and serving with their CLG fellowship members.

Group #7 - Davenport CLG  

Wednesdays at 6:30pm - Davenport Home

This group of married's will be connecting and encouraging each other with a study by Tony Evans called Kingdom Marriage.  Join in on Wednesday evenings for a time to explore deeper in God's Word, build rich fellowship and serve together.  

Leader: Dave Davenport, . Dave is married to Cookie and they are enjoying their retirement by living out their faith in their sphere of influence.  They are passionate for serving with BCBC and ministering to the Burmese refugees.  They enjoy traveling, church family, and fellowship activities.

Group #9 - Howry CLG  / Gospel of Matthew

Wednesdays at 7:15pm to 8:30pm via Zoom Meeting  

This group will be gathering and connecting with a study through the Gospel of Matthew. Join in with us with digging deep in Matthew’s gospel of Jesus’ teaching by augmenting with some historical and archaeological facts along with excerpts using the Bible Project illustrations. Come explore with us using a study guide from Precept Ministries  while enjoying fellowship to get to know each other more.

Leader: Pastor Jud, 252-675-3937, or   Jud is married to Tara for 22 years and have 3 grown kids and the oldest now married and one off in Mongolia serving with ELIC.  They enjoy time with family, board games, movies, and fellowship activities.


Group #10 - Young Adults (ages 18-25) - The Well

Tuesdays at 7pm - BCBC Barn & Various Places 

This is an ongoing Christian community group for young adults with Brice’s Creek Bible Church. The Well is a peer led group under the leadership of Pastor Phil and the young adult intern, Nate Prutch. They gather weekly to seek God together and to live out our identity in Christ with intentionality and passion. Furthermore, the group enjoys many fellowship opportunities investing in community and outreach.  Contact info as follows:

-Pastor Phil, email: ;, cell: (252) 626-6555; 

-Nate Prutch, email: , cell (252) 772-1695

Group #11 - Careerists and Young Married Adults (ages 22 - 40 Something) - The River

Mondays at 7pm - Puz’s Home (Carolina Colours).  The River is an ongoing group for the purpose of: 1) WINNING - foster connecting points within BCBC through small group involvement for age demographics of 25 to 40 Something.; 2) BUILDING - offers life application with material called “Bible Studies for Life” which better resonates with this age group at their place in life; 3) SENDING - to be ever mindful with a strategic outreach opportunities that incorporates fellowship and special events with the aim of reaching out to others in this age group with the message of God’s love.   

Get involved by contacting Larry and Jackie Puz at (252) 626-6798,



Group #12  - Women’s CLG w/ Kim Teague -Kitchen Table Bible Study

Wednesday mornings, 9:30-11:00 am — Teague Home (Trent Woods) - No childcare available  

Come gather around the kitchen table on Wednesday mornings as we look into God’s word and encourage one another. We'll study The Power of Praying Through Fear by Stormie Omartian, and focus on dealing with our fears through the truth of God’s word. By understanding His promises, we can face our fears with the confidence only God can give. Hope you’ll join us!

Leader: Kim Teague , email at:    Kim is married to Barry, and they have an adult daughter, son, and daughter-in-law. Kim enjoys writing and walking with Barry along with their dogs.

Group #13 - Women's CLG w/ Lora Lebo

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm • Lebo Home (Brice’s Creek) 

The Tuesday night CLG is a group of ladies learning to love and trust our almighty God together! We will be going through the book and video series, Where Do We Go From Here? by David Jeremiah, This series looks at how tomorrow's prophecies foreshadow today's problems. Come and join our close-knit group of ladies seeking to grow closer to our wonderful Savior as we love and support one another.

Leader: Lora Lebo . Lora has been married to Marty for 34 years. They share 3 adult sons and two daughters-in-law.  Lora loves to spend time with friends doing God’s work together. She is also and avid reader and enjoys taking long walks.

Group #14 - Women’s CLG w/ Jen Prutch

Wednesdays at 6:30pm - Prutch Home  (Gables Run)

This CLG comprised of ladies will be connecting by studying The God You May Not Know by David Jeremiah and other authors on the attributes of God.  Join us Wednesday evenings for a time to explore deeper into God's Word, immersing ourselves in the study of God and His incredible attributes and be an encouragement to each other through fellowship and serving together. 

Leader: Jen Prutch, (252) 772-3754,  . Jen is married to Henry and have been married for 25  years and have 4 grown kids: three oldest are married (giving them 11 grandkids) and their youngest is attending college. She enjoys time with family, gardening and fellowship activities.

Group #15 - Women’s CLG w/ Val Beck

Thursday afternoons / BCBC Barn & on ZOOM  / 3pm - 4:30pm  

This CLG will study by Anne Graham Lotz and Rachel-Ruth Lotz Wright (Anne’s daughter) called Jesus Followers: Real Life Lessons for Igniting Faith in the Next Generation.  Join us for encouragement in gleaning godly principles for your witness, worship, walk and your work in our daily lives, and support one another through life’s challenges and celebrations. 

Leader:  Valerie Beck ( , 252-649-8689).  Val has been married to Larry Beck for 25 years.  They enjoy road trips to visit family and friends, and being home to enjoy their dogs and retirement life.. 


Group #16 – Men’s Group - Bible Study

1st and 3rd Mondays at 6pm • BCBC Barn

Join us on 1st and 3rd Monday evenings for a time of reading God’s Word.  We spend time encouraging each other while we build relationships with other men and applying His Word into our lives.  Join us in our desire to grow closer to God and each other as we study 2 John.   

Leader: Roland Hargett, email: , Roland is married to M’Barka and they have been married for 50 years. Roland and M’Barka enjoy playing golf. 

Group #17 – Men’s Group - Walking in Freedom Support Group 

Thursdays at 4:45pm to 6pm • BCBC Barn

Join us on Thursday afternoons sharing in God’s Word from the week’s reading. This is wonderful safe place for men to walk out the newness of life we have in Jesus.  This is done with intentional authenticity of the struggles and keeping the Armor of God (Galatians. 6) on in the temptation battles and winning as a warrior in Christ (Psalm 29:11).  Join in this fellowship to grow in your relationship with the Lord and each other.   

Leader: Pastor Jud, 252-675-3937, Co-Leaders: Jonathan Fahey, (717) 332-4844 and Johnathan Hester, (252) 646-2653  

Group #18 – Men’s Group

Fridays 10:00am - 11:15am BCBC Barn (Small Area)

Join us for a time of fellowship, prayer, and studying God's Word together.  We will be working our way through the book of Revelation.

Leader: Robert Fudala, email: . Robert has been a part of the BCBC family for several years, serving with the AWANA program, worship team, and on short-term missions to Honduras. He loves to talk about Jesus!

Connecting, Loving, and Growing

BCBC CLGs are designed to develop new and strengthen existing bonds through Christian fellowship.
We focus on:
  • Connecting to God and Each Other
  • Loving God and Each Other
  • Growing with God and with Each Other 

Simply put: Building relationships through Christian fellowship to grow our faith and reach out to our community.

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