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Term 4 Connect Groups | 21st October

 

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Courses

Christians in Business

Mondays (Time will vary) | Paraparaumu Beach

Meet other christians in business, create SMART goals and keep each other accountable in a small, friendly and supportive group setting. Discuss some biblical themes from the book: 'Principles for Business Success' by Andre Olivier. Cover a range of business topics such as: leadership & mindset, strategy & planning, customer & market focus, information, and knowledge & performance improvement.

Leader: Hannah Delaney

Age: Any age

Notes: Bring a pen and paper

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Connect at the Camp

Sundays 7:30pm - 9:30pm | Paraparaumu

Renewing Biblical Foundations for Everyday Christians and learning basic and fundamental teachings that we all need every day.

Leader: Steve Casbolt

Age: 20+

Notes: Bring a pen and bible (8 people max)

Costs: Approx $10 for the "Purple Book"

Childcare: Not available

God, Money & Me

Wednesday 7:30pm | Te Horo

It is true that generosity is a kingdom value. However, you may be surprised to learn that giving alone will not create financial freedom. For that to occur, we require four main ingredients that, once activated on a foundation of revelation, will create a life and a future of financial breakthrough and blessing. God Money & Me will enable you to create a pathway to financial freedom and will equip you to establish a financial freedom for future generations.

Leader: James and Annette Cootes

Notes: Bring a pen (20 people max)

Costs: $20 to cover the cost of training manuals

Childcare: Not available

Men

Mentoring Men

Wednesday 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Guys encouraging guys around the word.
Proverbs 27:17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.

Leader: Ps Neil St George

Age: Any age

Notes: Bring your bible and nibbles

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Men’s Business Breakfasts

Wednesday 7:15am | Wellington

Fortnightly gathering of Christian businessmen to hang out and support one another in the world of business and the challenges it brings. A great place to fuel up and gain focus for the day ahead.

Leader: Hayden Douglas

Notes: Men only

Costs: Breakfast or a coffee (whatever you start your day with)

Childcare: Not available

The Bogey Men

Wednesday 6pm (Fortnightly) | Kapiti Golf Club

9 holes of golf with some great company. Tee off at 6:15pm, so please be at the club by 6pm

Leader: Hayden Douglas

Notes: Men only. Some previous golf experience is needed (12 people max)

Costs: $20 payment required prior to / at time of playing each week

Childcare: Not available

Special Interest

Learn to Play Shem's Board Games

Monday 7:30pm | Waikanae

Ever wanted to be a Viking warrior? Perhaps a French architect? This simple, six-week program will help you achieve your dreams. We might even play some board games!

Leader: Shem Phillips

Age: 16+

Notes: Bring food and drink to share (8 people max)

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Monday Night Catan (FULL)

Monday 7:00pm | Otaki

Explore the land of Catan and collect it's resources to expand your kingdoms reach. A board game that is highly recommended by fellow Catan'rs and best played with "Lord of the Rings" music in the background.

Leader: Kyle & Grace Weedon

Age: Any age

Notes: Bring some snacks to share (12 people max)

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Night Riders

Thursday 7pm | Kapiti Region

Get out there and get fit with other like minded people. Ride a range of mountain bike tracks around the region. You will need a reasonable level of fitness and a bike suitable for off road riding.

Leader: Jared Fox & Rob Futter

Age: Any age

Notes: Need: Bike, helmet, bandages, plasters, splints!

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

These Feet are Made for Walking

Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am (Fortnightly) | Kapiti Area

Join together for a time of walking and fellowship finishing with a coffee or a cuppa tea at a local café if we end up at one.

Leader: Naomi Peters

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Women

Bike the River Track

Wednesday 7:00pm | Waikanae

A friendly ride around the Waikanae river

Leader: Helen Dennis

Age: 18+

Notes: Girls only. Bring a water bottle and light for the front of your bike (20 people max)

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Chai and Chocolate

Monday 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

You can bring something to share, if you feel like it. Anything chocolate, cheesy, fruity, healthy, whatever you fancy:)

Leader: Ps Anita White

Age: 16+

Notes: Girls only

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Coffee with Jesus & Friends

Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm | Paraparaumu

Time to catch up with friends over coffee/tea, make new friends, worship the Lord & pray for each other. This is not a study group.

Leader: Kaye Saunders & Haisini Parata

Notes: Women only. Bring a bible, pen & notebook (15 people max)

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Hemi Hiking

Thursdays 6:30pm | Waikanae

Get fit with company and walking at your own pace up Hemi. We will all gather at the top for a group walk down.

Leader: Kate Douglas

Age: Any age

Notes: Girls only

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 & Kristy Watson

Age: Mums & Bubs (ages 0-4)

Costs: No cost

Pilates

Mondays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

Back by popular demand. What better way could you spend your Monday night than
hanging out with a bunch of great people, getting fit and keeping warm.

Leader: Kate Douglas

Age: All ages

Notes: Bring your pilates mat if you have one

Costs: $5 per week

Childcare: Not available

Worship and the Word (FULL)

Friday 10:30am - 12pm |

Worship time & Study of God's Word. Topics - Power of the Blood, Understanding Communion, Our Love Relationship with God. Time for questions and discussion.

Leader: Annette Riggall

Age: Any age

Notes: Bring a bible, pen & notebook (15 people max)

Costs: No cost

Childcare: Not available

Young Adults

The Reason for God

Wednesdays 7:30pm | Paraparaumu

As a pastor in Manhattan, Tim Keller has discussed the Christian faith with thousands of skeptics and cynics. This series is shaped by those discussions. It examines the most common objections to the truth of the Christian faith, as well as probing the assumptions that underlie those objections. Come ready to debate and discuss topics like: Isn’t the Bible a Myth? How Can You Say There Is Only One Way to God?
What Gives You the Right to Tell Me How to Live My Life? Why Does God Allow Suffering? Why Is the Church Responsible for So Much Injustice? How Can God Be Full of Love and Wrath at the Same Time?

Leader: Tony Watson

Age: 18+

Notes: Young Adults only. Bring your Bible and something to take notes with

Costs: Optional book purchase

Childcare: Not available