JOY Groups

Statistics about people who attend a group Bible study regularly:

69% feel closer to God

74% understand the Bible Better

66% trust God more

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17


In JOY groups, the ultimate goal is to strengthen your relationship with Jesus. Expect to grow in Him in new and more intimate ways through weekly Bible study and examination of the Word. As a leader or member, You can share your unique experience with Jesus so Others can relate and grow in their own walk with God as well. We encourage all group members to feel comfortable in sharing their own thoughts struggles and perspectives.

With JOY, Calvary Way Church hopes to further our mission to love one another to life through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


The pursuit of Jesus is the only reason JOY is different from just hanging out with your friends. In these groups you have the chance to relate through God's word. Wherever two or three are gathered together in the name of Jesus,  He is there in the midst of them (Matthew 18:20). This is a time to lift each other up with encouraging words, prayer, and ultimately find a deeper relationship with God than you ever thought you could.


We passively encounter others everyday in life. With JOY, this is a time to be intentional with Others. As a leader or member of a group, it is your responsibility to give people room to open up. The ultimate goal is not to debate, but share how a particular subject or scripture impacts you. These Bible studies equip people to understand how faith impacts their struggles, all while challenging them to be who God has called them to be.


You are an essential piece of JOY. It's important to allow God to speak to you in JOY group discussions. As you encourage Others in the group to lean on Jesus, stir yourself up to do the same. You need Jesus as much as your neighbor, so dig deep into the Word and find your place in the discussion. Remember that without You, there is no JOY.

After suspending meetings due to COVID,
JOY Groups will be starting back up in 2022!!!

Stay tuned for more info!

If you'd like to lead a JOY group and/or host a JOY group in your home, let Pastor Starland or Pastor April know.