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Find Community in Small Groups

At The Bayou Church, we believe life is better together. As we experience life together in community, we’re able to encourage each other, help each other and point each other to Christ through all life’s circumstances.

If you are looking for a group, this is a great place to start. Use the filters below to see which small groups might be the best fit for you based on your preference of day, location and more.

If you would like to host a small group, please let us know via this form, or if you aren’t sure—from the options below—which small group is best, we’d be glad to help; simply submit this form.

Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Matt & Maddie Wells

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Youngsville/Broussard

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based small group of 18-24 yr olds (college-young adult) meets Wednesday at 6:30 pm in Youngsville.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Morgan Thibodeaux

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s

Marital Preference: Singles

Day Of Week: Monday, 6:30 pm

This group is for you if you are a young adult, like to have fun, and want to develop a deeper understanding of the Bible. Our group will challenge and encourage each other in this season of life! Guys, gals, ages 20-30, in college, out of college, all are welcome!

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Meredith Crappell

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based Co-Ed group is open to anyone ages 22 - 30 and meets in Lafayette on Tuesdays at 6:30pm. Single, dating, and married people are all welcome!

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Sagan & Emily Ezell

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Youngsville/Broussard, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Monday, 6:00 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 20s-30s and meets on Mondays at 6:00 pm. This group meets in person and is also available for those wanting to join virtually.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Amber & Dustin Wyne

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Youngsville/Broussard

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s

Marital Preference: Married

Day Of Week: Thursday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group meets in Broussard on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. This is a group for young couples - whether you are committed, engaged, or newly married.

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Curriculum Based Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Danny & Andrea Massa

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Carencro/Opelousas

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Married

Day Of Week: Saturday, 5:00 pm

This curriculum-based group for married couples is open to ages 30s - 50s and meets in Carencro on Saturdays at 5:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Jed & Erin Marsolf

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 30s - 40s and meets in Lafayette on Mondays at 6:30pm. Kids are welcome!

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Coby & Cindy Blanchard

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 40s - 50s and meets online only on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Steven & Chasity Tomlin

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:00 pm

This sermon-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 30s-70s and meets in Lafayette on Wednesdays at 6:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Shawn Bourque

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: New Iberia

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 6:00 pm

This sermon-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 20s - 40s and meets in New Iberia on Thursdays at 6:00pm. We're a relaxed bunch and accepting of all folks!

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Kevin & D’Anna McBride

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Married

Day Of Week: Sunday, 1:00 pm

This married couples group for anyone ages 30s - 50s meets online and in person on Sundays at 1:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Sam and Yvette Duck

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Youngsville/Broussard

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Sunday, 3:00 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to any age and meets in Broussard on Sundays at 3:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Sandy Huval

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to any age and meets in person and online on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Karen & David Williams

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Youngsville/Broussard, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:00 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 40s - 70s and meets in Youngsville on Tuesdays at 6:00pm. We're talkative, friendly, and like to snack!

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Randy & Jan Gillum

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Friday, 6:00 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 50s-70s and meets in Lafayette on Fridays at 6:00pm. We are the Cooyons for Christ.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Richie & Leslie Zimmerman

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 12:00 pm

This curriculum-based co-ed group is open to anyone ages 20s - 60s and meets at RockBox Fitness on Thursdays at noon.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Scott Andrepont

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 6:00 am

This men’s small group is open to anyone ages 20s-60s and meets every Thursday at 6:00 am. We are a group that meets in person and are also available for those wanting to join virtually.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Jake Miller

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 8:00 am

Our men’s small group meets every Thursday from 8:00 - 9:00 am on The Bayou campus with the mission of iron sharpening iron in support of our church’s mission statement. There are many seasons of life experiences in our group, ages 40s to 80. We are a group that meets in person and we are also available for those wanting to join virtually. We occasionally get together for breakfast or lunch.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Nathan Liebert

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 11:45 am

This is a men’s weekly small group that meets from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm. We meet at The Bayou Church. We are a group of men 30-50 years old that enjoy studying the Bible and talking about life applications. Food is provided and each person brings $5 for food. The goal of this group isn’t to see who has the most Bible knowledge and debate the Scriptures line by line. Our group is a safe place for men to be transparent, share struggles, and find community while going through the Bible.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Tommy Voitier

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 11:45 am

We are a men's weekly small group that meets at lunch from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm in Lafayette on Thursdays. In addition to Bible study and discussion, we try to gather for outdoor activities as much as possible. Our group meets in person.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Zachary Bush

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:00 am

This 30s-50s hybrid men's group is using GroupMe and in-person meetings to discuss current Bible studies. We meet on Tuesdays at 6:00 am at The Bayou Church.

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Curriculum Based (Men's)

Group Leader: Daniel Henderson

Group Type: Men Only

Location: Youngsville/Broussard

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Sunday, 6:00 pm

This is a curriculum-based men's group. It is open to any age and meets on Sundays at 6:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Dana Henderson

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette, Youngsville/Broussard, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Sunday, 2:00 pm

"Getting Closer to God" is a curriculum-based women's group open to anyone 30s and up and meets in various locations on Sundays at 2:00pm.

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Taylor Driscoll

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:00 pm

This sermon-based women's group is open for anyone ages 24-40 and meets weekly on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm in Lafayette.

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Melody Voitier

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 11:30 am

This sermon-based women's group is open to anyone ages 30s-40s and meets in Lafayette on Wednesdays at 11:30 am.

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Christine Carlson & Melissa Bagwell

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:00 pm

This is a women's group, any age, that meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at The Bayou Church where we share life and study what God has to say to us. We laugh, cry, and support one another!

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Natalie Duhon

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Duson/Scott

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:30 pm

This curriculum-based women's group is open to anyone ages 25 - 50s and meets in person on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

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Curriculum Based (Women's)

Group Leader: Jenn Van Matre

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Tuesday, 6:00 pm

This sermon-based women's group is open to ladies of all ages and meets at The Bayou Church on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm.

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Curriculum Based *En Español (Women's)

Group Leader: Nancy Whittington

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Saturday, 9:30 am

This curriculum-based women's group is open to ladies 40s and older and meets in Lafayette on Saturdays at 9:30am. We study in Spanish and English.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Missy Theriot

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 7:15 am

This co-ed group of professionals, ages 30s - 60s, meets Wednesdays at 7:15 am. This is an online only group.

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Curriculum Based (Co-Ed)

Group Leader: Frank Chapman

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette, On Campus, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Sunday, 8:00 am

This curriculum-based Co-Ed group is open to anyone aged 50+. This is a hybrid group that meets on Sunday mornings at 8am on The Bayou campus.

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Explore the Bible

Group Leader: Marilyn Avet & Carol Fox Behrens

Group Type: Women Only

Location: Lafayette, On Campus, Online

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Sunday, 8:00 am

We are a group of women aged 40s-80s. We meet for mutual encouragement and Bible study. We meet on Sunday mornings on The Bayou campus at 8 and are finished by 9 am. Our group meets in person with some ladies joining us virtually.

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GriefShare

Group Leader: Beronica Jourden

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Wednesday, 6:00 pm

This co-ed support group is led by caring leaders who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You will find a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an “oasis” on your long journey through grief. We believe that no one should have to go through this process alone!

This is a 13-week video driven program produced by top experts in grief and recovery fields. The cost is $20 which covers a workbook and access to valuable resources that will help you start down the road to rebuilding your life.

The current session will begin on April 27th and go through August 03, but new participants are able to join at any time. If you would like more information, please contact us at [email protected] or call 337-984-8291. Interest Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/...

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Hope for Mental Health

Group Leader: Skyi Bordelon & Samantha Hebert

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette, On Campus

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Monday, 6:15 pm

Life can be challenging, isolating, and painful. This guided study group seeks to ground you in five truths about who you are: you are loved, you have a purpose, you belong, you have a choice, and you are needed. As a group we will move towards hope using scripture, experiential practices, journaling and personal stories. The group meets from 6:15-8:15 PM on Monday evenings lasting 26 weeks (April 25th-Oct 24th). Cost is $18 for the workbook. 18+ (Women only).

*Please note that we have childcare for children birth-4 years. We also have Celebrate Recovery programs for children in Kindergarten-12th grades that meet every Monday night as well.

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Veterans Group

Group Leader: Stephanie Hanks

Group Type: Co-Ed

Location: Lafayette

Emphasis: Curriculum Based

Age Range: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s+

Marital Preference: Mixed

Day Of Week: Thursday, 6:00 pm

This group focuses on encouraging and supporting each other as U.S. Veterans. We meet in Lafayette on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 6:00pm, unless it falls on a holiday.

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