Connect Groups

Adult Connect

Adult Connect

Contact: Tricia Atkinson, Libby Owen & Pauline Grimau

2nd & 4th Tues7:30pm-9:30pmVarious
This group gathers for traditional Bible study and focuses on loving each other.
Adult Connect

Adult Connect

Contact: Susan Chee & Di Pettit

1st Sat 2pm-Various
A group who meet together at various locations and do life together.
Adult Connect

Adult Connect

Contact: Luke & Kaye Breeuwer

2nd & 4th Thurs7:30pm-9:30pmVarious
A group for people to come together to hang out, spend time in God’s Word and do the journey together.
Adult Connect

Adult Connect

Contact: Natasha Forder & Daniel Hernandez-Gonzalez

2nd and 4th Wed7:30pm-8:30pmCarnegie / Patterson Lakes
Connecting and doing life together over food and Bible studies.  This group is for people aged 25-40.
Aspendale Families Connect

Aspendale Families Connect

Contact: Steven & Hannah Offen

2nd Sat & 4th Sunday7:30pm-9:30pmAspendale
For families with primary aged children who desire to do life together.
Bayside Cycling

Bayside Cycling

Contact: Grant Kirby

Weekly Sat7:30am-8:30amBlack Rock
No better way to start the weekend than getting “on ya bike”. Any age, any ability welcome.
Bayside Film Group

Bayside Film Group

Contact: Sandra Cavallo, Frances Rodrigo & Allanah Lauder

1st Sunday3pm-4pmOnline
The Bayside Film Group is for those who love to watch and discuss films and develop a connection with others. A variety of films and genres are watched.
Bayside Hub

Bayside Hub

Contact: Mary-Jane Farrer, Ps Alice Widdowson & Carey Crossthwaite

2nd & 4th Thursday10:00am-11:30amCheltenham
A place for gathering with friends for tea/coffee, light refreshments and a time of sharing. The second Thursday will focus on Connect & Reflect ; the fourth Thursday on a time of going deeper in God's Word.
Beaumaris Connect

Beaumaris Connect

Contact: Simon Farrer & Andrew Holden

2nd & 4th Tuesday7:30pm-9:30pmBeaumaris
Friendly Bible study and life group.
Blokes’ Shed

Blokes’ Shed

Contact: Rohan Carroll & Simon Appleman

2nd & 4th Tues7:30pm-9:30pmMordialloc
An informal place for men to connect and talk about life, faith and projects they love.
Buddies

Buddies

Contact: Onida Weir

Weekly Sat & Sun-Cheltenham
Bayside Buddies is a fantastic pre-school program which teaches children ‘to know God’s touch, to hear His voice’ in the simplest way.
Business Connect

Business Connect

Contact: Wayne Dyson

1st Tues7am-8:30amCheltenham
Discussion and prayer for those who own and operate their own business.
Camberwell Connect

Camberwell Connect

Contact: Patricia Plumb

3rd Mon8pm-9.30pmCamberwell
Come together in Camberwell and study the Word and connect with others from our Church family.
Carrum Downs Families Connect

Carrum Downs Families Connect

Contact: Norman Hunkin

3rd Sat10am-12pmOnline
This group is for families who have a child with disabilities allowing a safe space for them to get support and encouragement together.
Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Contact: Melanie Anderson

1st & 3rd Monday10am-Carrum Downs
An opportunity for women to connect and grow together.
Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Contact: Cathy Fernando

1st Sat2pm-4pmCarrum Downs
Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential through His Word and the Holy Spirit.
Cheltenham Families Connect

Cheltenham Families Connect

Contact: Craig & Caroline Richardson

1st Sun12pm-2.30pmCheltenham
Friendly social gathering for young families providing encouragement and prayer support for each other.
Cheltenham Families Connect

Cheltenham Families Connect

Contact: Andrew & Uyen Ambroisine

2nd Wed & 4th Sat-Cheltenham
Parents of young families who gather to pray with and support one another.
Cheltenham Men’s Connect

Cheltenham Men’s Connect

Contact: Matt Murphy

2nd & 4th Thursday7:30pm-9:30pmCheltenham
A group based around a Bible Study, prayer and social interaction.
Cheltenham Women’s Connect

Cheltenham Women’s Connect

Contact: Elizabeth Diacaris & Lauren Hyde

1st & 3rd Thursday9:30am-11amCheltenham
Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential.
Contemplative Prayer

Contemplative Prayer

Contact: Ps Christie Buckingham

Fortnightly Wed7:30pm-8:30pmOnline
A group for those seeking to grow in understanding of and practical skills regarding contemplative prayer.
Devon Meadows Connect

Devon Meadows Connect

Contact: Michael & Nola Ellis

2nd & 4th Saturday4pm-7pmDevon Meadows
Come and join us to hang out, explore the Bible and grow closer to Jesus together.
Endless Era Youth Connect

Endless Era Youth Connect

Contact: Elise Gilmour, Aziz Dedigama, Rohan Amarasinghe

2nd & 4th Fri7pm-9pmCheltenham
For youth in Years 9 & 10 in the Cheltenham region; connect groups are available for youth to make friends and to go deeper.
Family Connect

Family Connect

Contact: Leigh & Beth Rebbeck

2nd & 4th Tues7:30pm-9:30pmVarious
This group is for families children aged between newly born and primary school. Meeting fortnightly in various homes and alternating between men and ladies with a combined family event every quarter.
Flying Solo Group

Flying Solo Group

Contact: Patricia Plumb

2nd Saturday4pm-5:30pmCheltenham
If you are a single parent, this group will provide an environment for sharing ideas and encouragement.
Frankston Bible Study Connect

Frankston Bible Study Connect

Contact: Tom & Chris Prentice

2nd & 4th Wed7:30pm-9:30pmFrankston
A great Bible study and encouragement group for people of all ages.
Frankston Prayer Connect

Frankston Prayer Connect

Contact: Michael Ellis

Weekly Wed7.30pm-8.30pmCarrum Downs
For those who love to gather and pray for the Church and community.
Impact Youth Connect

Impact Youth Connect

Contact: Donnelle Hooton & Noel Mathew

2nd & 4th Friday7pm-8pmCarrum Downs
For youth, in years 7, 8 and 9 in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region. Connect groups are available to make friends and go deeper.
Intensity

Intensity

Contact: Onida Weir

Weekly Sat & Sun -Cheltenham
Intensity takes pre-teens (Grade 5 & 6) on a journey of discovery with God. After a powerful time of worship, our amazing leaders equip kids to bring their relationship with God into a deeper level.
JP’s Foodie Group

JP’s Foodie Group

Contact: Jordan Partridge

Monthly Fri-Various
A group for foodies who love to explore different restaurants and building relationships. Open to all ages.
Kids Rock

Kids Rock

Contact: Onida Weir

Weekly Sat & Sun-Cheltenham
Kidz Rock is a fast-paced and relevant program for all Prep to Grade 4 children. Through a fine balance of fun and real-life learning, we equip our kids with tools to help them grow into complete people.
Kingsmen Youth Connect

Kingsmen Youth Connect

Contact: Lesley St.Clair-Paul, John McPherson & Will Kinivuwai

2nd & 4th Fri7pm-9pmFrankston
For youth in Years 10 to 12 in the Frankston & Mornington Peninsula region. Make friends and go deeper in connect group.
Mainly Music

Mainly Music

Contact: Onida Weir

1st, 3rd & 5th Wed9:45am-11:15amCheltenham
Mainly Music is a music-based playgroup for pre-school children. The aim of mainly music is to provide an environment where young children develop skills to enhance their early education.
Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect

Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect

Contact: Rohan Carroll

1st Sat8am-9amBayside Church
Men of all ages get to hang out over delicious bacon and eggs for the purpose to build connection and community.
Men’s Prayer Group

Men’s Prayer Group

Contact: David Kelly

1st Sat7:30am-8amCheltenham
For men who desire to gather and pray for the Church and community. This will then lead to the Men's Bacon & Eggs Connect.
Men’s Pub Chat

Men’s Pub Chat

Contact: Russ Porteous

Weekly Sun4:30pm-5:30pmBraeside
Men are invited to meet for a beer and a chat.
Men’s Walking Group

Men’s Walking Group

Contact: Russ Porteous

Weekly Mon7:30pm-8:30pmVarious
For guys who are up for a walk and chat.  Meeting place changes between Dingley, Cheltenham, Beaumaris and Mordialloc.
Mentone Women’s Connect

Mentone Women’s Connect

Contact: Carol Rosas & Cecilia Pamamull

2nd & 4th Sat10am-12pmMentone
A group for people to come together to hang out, spend time in God’s Word and do the journey together.
Mum’s of Primary Aged Children

Mum’s of Primary Aged Children

Contact: Lisa Perks & Lynette Schroen

1st Fri9:15am-10:15amBlack Rock
This is a casual get together group for mums with primary school aged children. This group will offer support and connection in community together.
Mums Cheltenham Connect

Mums Cheltenham Connect

Contact: Libby Cumming, Jess Giffin & Stephanie Hartley

2nd & 4th Wed9:30am-11:15amCheltenham
For expectant mums and mums of children 0-8 years to connect in a nurturing environment and be inspired in this season of life.
Parkdale Connect

Parkdale Connect

Contact: Paul & Leigh Beaver

2nd & 4th Friday7:30pm-8:30pmParkdale
Friendly adults who enjoy a meal, encouraging each other in faith and doing life together.
Pheagle Tales

Pheagle Tales

Contact: Onida Weir

Weekly -Online
Pheagle Tales helps kids learn amazing Biblical content while giggling at all his mischievous adventures along the way.
South African Women’s Connect

South African Women’s Connect

Contact: Onida Weir & Christelle Crosby

2nd Tuesday7:30pm-8:30pmCheltenham
A connect group for women who have South African heritage and are living in the Bayside area. The group helps connect women with God and others in the normal adjustments of living in a new country.
Theatre Group

Theatre Group

Contact: Amy Partridge

Various nights-Various
This is a group for people who love to experience different amateur theatre performances. Meeting at least 6 times during the year.
Together Forever Marriage Workshop

Together Forever Marriage Workshop

Contact: Tita Desler

Sun 16 May-Cheltenham
Together Forever Marriage Workshop is a six-hour experiential workshop designed to enhance your relationship.Register your interest
VCE & YA Connect

VCE & YA Connect

Contact: Mel Bosma & Zoë Porteous

2nd & 4th Tues7:30pm-9:30pmDingley
A great connect group for those in VCE and university. An opportunity to connect, build friendships and deepen faith.
Wildfire Youth Connect

Wildfire Youth Connect

Contact: Jeremy Munyeza, Jacqui Thorne & Liam Cruickshank

2nd & 4th Fri7pm-9pmCheltenham
For youth in Years 7 and 8 in the Cheltenham region; connect groups are a way to make friends and go deeper.
Women’s Connect

Women’s Connect

Contact: Gill Glass

1st & 3rd Monday7:30pm-Black Rock
Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential through His Word and the Holy Spirit.
Women’s Connect

Women’s Connect

Contact: Rina Stefani, Jennifer Bush & Anne-Maree Merkus

1st & 3rd Wednesday7:30pm-9:30pmCheltenham
Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential.
Women’s Encouragement Group

Women’s Encouragement Group

Contact: Ps Alice Widdowson

2nd & 4th Tuesday7:30pm-9:30pmCheltenham
Join Ps Alice Widdowson for a time of prayer, encouragement and Bible study.
Women’s Book Club

Women’s Book Club

Contact: Mary-Jane Farrer

1st Sat-Black Rock
A great social outreach for women over various books during the year.
Young Adult Connect

Young Adult Connect

Contact: Jimmy & Emma Day

Weekly Tuesday7:30pm-8:30pmCranbourne
Get together and go deeper in faith and friendship.
Young Adult Connect

Young Adult Connect

Contact: Zoe Porteous & Mel Bosma

2nd & 4th Tuesday7:30pm-8:30pmDingley
A great group for people aged 18-30. There is Bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.
Young Adult Connect

Young Adult Connect

Contact: Mitch & Rebecca McPherson

Weekly Mon7.30pm-Online
A group for young adults aged 25 - early 30s, who love to go deeper in connection with God and each other.
Young Adult Guys Connect

Young Adult Guys Connect

Contact: Fraser Moore

2nd & 4th Thurs7:30pm-9:30pmCheltenham
This group is for guys in their mid-20s and 30s. A time of connection, encouragement and Bible Study.