Connect Groups

Life change happens in the context of relationships. We are designed for relationships. They define us, grow us, challenge us, strengthen us and bless us.

Check out the Connect Groups for Term 4 below! Sign Ups are closed, but if you want to get into one of the groups below, you can get in touch with our office here.

Term 4 Connect Groups | 23rd October - 10th December

Courses

Evangelism 101

Mondays 7:00pm | Paraparaumu

Make evangelism natural & part of your daily life. Learn how to share your faith, see miracles happen & position yourself to be used by God daily

Leader: Natalie Fox & Samantha Fleming

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring bible & something to take notes on

Costs: No weekly cost – but will be some shared cost for outreaches out of Kapiti

Childcare: Not available

The Jesus Lifestyle

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Waikanae Beach

Based on the sermon on mount it gives practical teaching on how we respond to the challenges of the modern world as Christians. A half hour video followed by discussion and prayer.

Leader: Andrew Weakley

Age: All ages

Costs: No cost

Childcare: No childcare

Walking with the Holy Spirit in the NT

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Join us as we study the word and look at the activity of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament.

Leader: Dr. Brian Hooper

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring your Bible & a pen.

Costs: $20 to cover the cost of notes.

Childcare: Not available

Men

And1 B-Ballers

Thursdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Playing basketball in an indoor facility. This is a social event but don't let that lull you into a false sense of security - it will also be competitive. Great way to get active, enjoy each others company or enhance a skill.

Leader: Jeremy Shipman

Age: All ages

Notes: Wear suitable attire. Reasonable level of fitness needed. Meeting each week at the Kapiti College Gym.

Costs: Cost TBC (This covers venue hire for the whole term.)

Childcare: Not available

Men at Work

Wednesdays Fortnightly 7:30am | Wellington CBD

This group is about gathering a team of businessmen together each week for breakfast. We hope to have a few keynote speakers in to share about what faith in their workplace looks like. The aim is to have a group of like minded men in business come together and share knowledge, experiences, and faith.

Leader: Hayden Douglas

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring your wallets so you can grab yourself some breakfast and bring some questions about leadership in the workplace. We will meet each fortnight at Thunderbird Café, 154 Featherston Street, Wellington

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Special Interest

Curry Connect

Mondays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Come and learn how to cook delicious Indian meals with our very own amazing Indian Chef, Ps Anita. You will get recipe handouts each week so you can recreate what you learn.

Leader: Anita White

Age: 16+

Costs: $5 towards ingredients

Childcare: Not available

Disney Classics

Thursdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Come watch Disney classics like Lion King, Peter Pan and more with a bunch of Disney fans.

Leader: Gia Shipman

Age: Girls 16+

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Monday Night Table Top

Mondays 7:00pm | Waikanae

Modern board games are great way to connect with others. Come join us each week for some good laughs and great games.

Leader: Shem Phillips

Age: 18+

Notes: Bring food & drink to share.

Childcare: Not available

Planning for Retirement

Mondays 7:00pm | Waikanae

The sooner you plan for retirement the better prepared you will be. We will discuss finances, life changes, health and wellbeing and all things related to transitioning into and planning for a successful retirement.

Leader: David Stubbs

Age: All ages

Notes: This group begins 6 November

Costs: No cost

Childcare: No childcare

Sylvester Schwarzenegger Movie Nights

Thursdays 7:30pm | Waikanae

Nothing but the classics – Sylvester Stallone & Arnold Schwarzenegger

Leader: Ian Dennis

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring chips or drink - please leave guns at the door.

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Ten Pin Bowling

Wednesdays 7:00pm | Paraparaumu

Fun night of ten pin bowling, 3 strikes and you’re not out and everyone gets a second chance!

Leader: Jared Fox

Age: 13+

Notes: Meet at 10 Pin Bowling, Paraparaumu

Costs: Cost will depend on number of lanes needed.

Childcare: Not available

These Feet are Made for Walking

Saturdays Fortnightly 9:00am - 11:00am | Paraparaumu

Easy walks on new & old walking tracks around Kapiti & beach with a cafe visit to finish.

Leader: Naomi Peters

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring some change for a coffee at the cafe if you want.

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Women

Biking the River Track

Wednesdays 7:00pm | Paraparaumu

Come and bike the tracks around Paraparaumu & Waikanae

Leader: Helen Dennis & Penny Morgan

Age: 18+

Notes: Helmet, bike & reasonable level of fitness

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Hemi Walking Group

Tuesdays 6:30pm | Waikanae

Walk up and down Hemi. Listen to a podcast on the way up & discuss on the way back down.

Leader: Kate Douglas

Age: 18+

Notes: Good walking shoes, reasonable level of fitness, ipod/phone etc to listen to podcast.

Costs: No cost.

Childcare: Not available.

Ladies Faith & Fellowship

Thursdays 10:30am | Paraparaumu

Come and enjoy fellowship together, prayer and praise, worship and the Word.

Leader: Annette Riggall

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring your Bible

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Mums & Bubs

Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm | Paraparaumu/Waikanae

Motherhood is so much better with company. A once a week catch up for those with little ones to enjoy some tea/coffee, treats & great company.

Leader: Kate Douglas & Katrina Coleman

Age: Mums & Bubs (ages 0-4)

Costs: No cost

Young Adults

Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage (FULL)

Mondays 7:30pm | Waikanae

Why doesn’t he listen? Why doesn’t she stop talking? We are all made different. Through this fun DVD series, couples will laugh & learn. It’s a series that provides no-holds barred advice and practical ways to explore the underlying dynamics of male/female relationships. The series comes from Mark Gungor, one of the top marriage and family speakers in the United States

Leader: Mason & Natalie Griffin

Age: 18-35

Notes: Bring Bibles, a notebook & pen

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available