Frequently Asked Questions

What is a virtual small group?

Virtual small groups are made up of people who meet online on a regular basis to connect relationally, grow spiritually, and serve collectively with one another.

When and how do virtual small groups meet?

Our small groups meet online using video conferencing software such as Zoom. To learn more about how to be a small group host, visit our small groups page. You can email us if you have any questions.

What kinds of small groups are available?

OCBF classifies small groups based on affinity in the following categories:

  • Men
  • Women
  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Mixed (Couples and Singles)
  • Special Interests

These groups offer natural connecting points through which members come together and form real relationships. Within these affinity categories, there are specific groups that are by age and season of life. 

How can I find a small group?

Our list of open small groups can be searched via the small group locator, which is available throughout the year. The locator allows you to send a direct message to the leader of the group you select for that leader to contact you concerning the details of the group. Click here to find a small group.

What can I expect when I join a small group at OCBF?

The small group experience includes:

  • A group study and discussion of Pastor Tony Evans’ sermons or other approved curriculum for personal application.
  • Spiritual growth, accountability, application of God’s Word and lots of fun!

How do I sign up to become a small group host?

You can learn how to be a virtual small group host on our Small Groups page.