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 1 below! Sign Ups will be open Sunday 28th January, if you have any questions about joining a group, you can get in touch with our office here.

Term 1 Connect Groups | 5th February - 14th April

 

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Courses

Alpha

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Waikanae

All of us explore. We ask questions, we seek answers. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that explores all the big questions of life with food, a talk and open discussion. Explore life, faith, meaning and more, try Alpha. http://www.alpha.org.nz

Leader: Andrew Weakley

Age: All ages

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Growing our Christian Lives

Tuesdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

What does it look like to walk with Jesus, to be a disciple? How do we live out our Christian life in the world today. This course will help you understand what it is to be born again, forgiven and how to grow your personal life with God empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Leader: Colin Clayton

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring a notebook & pen

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Helping Others - Intro to Basic Counselling Skills

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

What do you say when others are going through difficult times, lost a loved one or seeking advice? Life can be tough at times. This introduction course will help equip you to be able to help others navigate a range of topics or issues people commonly face. The material is based on a biblical approach using material from Dr Chuck Swindoll. Topics include: Ageing, addiction, gender, loneliness, as well as others.

Leader: Dr. Brian Hooper

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring your Bible & a pen

Costs: $20 to cover the cost of course material

Childcare: Not available

Men

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: Steve Willsher

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring yourself and questions about leadership. You’ll need your wallet too if you want to participate in breakfast but there is no requirement to do this simply come join us for some fellowship & life lessons and of course, good coffee.

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

The Bogey Men

Wednesdays 6:00pm | Kapiti Golf Club

Tee off at 6:15pm. 9 holes of golf with some great men

Leader: Hayden Douglas

Age: All ages

Notes: Some previous golf experience is needed

Costs: $20 per 9 holes - payment due prior to / at time of playing each week.

Childcare: Not available

Special Interest

Adrenaline Connect

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm | Paraparaumu

Bring your competitive nature, strategic thinking and a desire to win.
3 games of laser tag.

Leader: Leon Kingi & James Cootes

Age: All ages

Notes: Under 15's need to attend with a parent or guardian

Costs: $15 per week. To be paid on the night.

Childcare: Not available

Israel in Today's World

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Waikanae

A group specifically focused on discussion of the place of Israel, the people and the land, as revealed in Scripture, the media and the Church.

Leader: Peter Handisides

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring Bible & pen

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Motorbike Adventures

Weekends in Term 1 | Kapiti Coast Region

Ride with others around the region with the odd food stop added in. This won’t be every weekend but make sure you sign up to be included in the group so we can keep you informed of when the next ride is.

Leader: Kyle Weedon

Age: 18+

Notes: Motorbike, helmet, riding gear

Costs: No cost.

Childcare: Not available.

The Mazda Twins

Thursdays 7:00pm | Kapiti Region

Join with Rob (fast man) Futter & Jared (the Fox) for some fun but competitive mountain bike rides around the Kapiti area. Need a good level of fitness, no fear, a well stocked first aid kit, sense of humour & Strava account so all times are truthfully reported.

Leader: Rob Futter & Jared Fox

Age: All ages

Notes: Mountain bike & helmet required

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Valve Bouncers - Morning Fitness

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30am - 6:30am | Waikanae

Leader: Mason Griffin & Aaron Young

Age: All ages

Notes: Reasonable level of fitness is required

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Women

Babes & Board Games

Mondays 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Paraparaumu

Come chill out with the girls. We will begin by reading a chapter from a devotional and then get into some fun games. It can get competitive, so bring your best game face.

Leader: Grace White & Claudette Wicks

Age: 18+

Notes: Bring food & drink to share.

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Bike Riding

Wednesdays 7:00pm | Paraparaumu

Come and bike the tracks around Paraparaumu & Waikanae. Meet 7pm at Karu Crescent, Waikanae

Leader: Helen Dennis & Penny Morgan

Age: 18+

Notes: Helmet, bike

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Mums & Bubs

Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm | 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 & Natalie Griffin

Age: Mums & Bubs (ages 0-4)

Costs: No cost