As the situation with COVID-19 continues to unfold, we as a church want to do our part. Governor DeSantis recommended that group gatherings be suspended as a means to prevent any spread of this potentially harmful virus. As such, we will be postponing some of our group gatherings and moving others online.

On campus Life Groups have moved to an online platform using Zoom. Watch for an email from your Life Group leader with details for your group meeting plans.

If you are new to Life Groups and are interested in visiting a group, please email so we can help you get connected. Be sure to include information about the group you are interested in.

We encourage all groups to stay in touch with one another and ask if members of your group or their neighbors need help. Perhaps someone could use a few groceries and shouldn’t be exposed to the general public or can’t shop during the restricted store hours. If your group finds ways to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our community, we would love to hear about it. Email Shane Clark, Life Group Pastor,

At Bay Life, we believe your relationship with God is best grown through relationships with other believers. In Life Groups, you will experience a personal community that can help you grow closer to Christ, share in your joys, and support you through your trials. Life Groups meet all over the greater Brandon area including some on-campus groups. Childcare is available for many of our groups. If you have any questions or need help registering, you can contact us at

Every week, hundreds of Lifers meet in small "Life Groups" to learn more about God and pray, laugh, live, and eat. Life Groups are at the heart of Bay Life and are the best way to build friendships, find support in hard times, and plug into the Bay Life community.  

The groups listed below are open to new folks joining their group. Check out the groups below and if one looks interesting, email the leader. If you don't see anything today, check back. We will be continually updating the web with more groups as openings become available. 

There are also a number of classes to help you along your spiritual journey. Check out the details under Spiritual Growth or Breakthrough. 

Check back often for the most current listings. 

Life Group Leader Interest Meeting

Sunday, May 31, 2020 & Sunday, June 7, 2020 @ 5 - 6:30pm | Bay Life Church, 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

As Bay Life grows there is a need for new Life Groups. New Life Groups need new leaders! Are you that leader? You may be sensing God calling you into a leadership role or have led before and are ready to jump back in. Whichever the case, come join us for an informational meeting. No commitment, just information. We will share important information about expectations and what makes a great Life Group. Come and explore the possibility of Life Group leadership! 

Date: May 31 & June 7
Time: 5pm
Location: Room 603 (Bay Life Portables behind the Student Center)

If you have any questions, contact our Life Groups Pastor, Shane Clark, at

Already a leader, click here to go to the leader page.

Childcare is available if we have received a minimum of five childcare reservations. In the past we have been able to offer childcare on Tuesday night, Wednesday morning, Wednesday evening and Thursday evening. The cost for childcare is $5 per child with a $10 maximum per family.

To make a reservation or for more information, email

Below you will see currently available groups and classes. Each listing will have its own schedule. You are welcome to sign up for any group or class you see listed here.

Not sure? Contact  or visit us in the Lobby and we will be happy to help you find your place to connect.


Small Groups - Mixed

Aaron and Susan Sudra

Every Wednesday, from 01/08/2020 to 05/20/2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lithia, FL US 33547

We have been members of Bay Life Church since 2012. We started this new group for people to have the opportunity to meet and grow in their Christian faith through Bible study, discipleship and fellowship with other Christians. Nothing to...

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Bill and Susan McLeod

Every Monday, from 01/27/2020 to 05/18/2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Plant City, FL US 33566

We are a group in Plant City. We, as the leaders are a couple in our 50s with 3 almost grown children. But we are open to couples and single adults of all ages. Want to talk about what you heard on Sunday? Come join us as we take a look into...

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Cultivating Joy

Every other Thursday, from 01/23/2020 to 05/21/2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

This group meets to encourage care-givers of anyone with special needs. It will meet every other Thursday. We are meeting at the same time as the Joy Life Group so that parents of those individuals can attend. Childcare is available with advance...

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Dan and Melissa Nash

Every Tuesday, from 02/04/2020 to 05/19/2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Brandon, FL US 33510

Join us as we take a deeper look into each week's sermon. Nothing to purchase. Bring a Bible if you have one. If not, we would be happy to help you get one.

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Dan and Nikole Segale

Every Monday, from 02/03/2020 to 05/18/2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 AM | Valrico, FL US 33594

We are a new group open to couples and singles. Come join us on this adventure of faith. Bring a Bible if you have one. If not, we would be happy to help you get one.

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Dan and Sharon Green

Every Sunday, from 01/05/2020 to 05/17/2020, 10:30 AM - 11:45 PM | 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

We are open to all ages and life stages. Currently most of our members are 50 years old or older, but we enjoy fellowship with all ages. We are an open and honest group, admitting our failures and celebrating our successes. We meet at Bay Life...

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Joy Life Group (Special Needs)

Every Thursday, from 02/13/2020 to 05/21/2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

This is a life group for those with special needs who are age 15 and up. This includes those with very mild to moderate autism, learning disabilities, Down syndrome, TBI, etc. We have a great time every Thursday night! We learn how to apply...

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Larry and Karen Bowling

Every Thursday, from 02/06/2020 to 05/21/2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Plant City, FL US 33566

We are open to singles and couples who are interested in studying God's Word with us. We live in the Plant City area and meet on Thursday evenings. By studying sermon notes, we hope to deepen our understanding of the Scripture that is part of...

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Scot and Alicia Hollingsworth

Every Sunday, from 01/05/2020 to 05/17/2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

Have trouble finding time to attend a group during the week? Want to learn more about the sermon? This group of couples and singles meets during second service on Sunday and takes a deeper look at the current sermon series, and discuss issues and...

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Steve and Laura Matayoshi

Every Tuesday, from 01/21/2020 to 05/19/2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | 1017 Kingsway Rd., Brandon, FL US 33510

Calling all Christian adults who want to dance together and to redeem (take back and restore) this art form from the world. Let’s dance in a way that honors God and each other.  Learn different social dances (line dances, Swing, Latin...

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