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4WD Connect

Days: Weekends, twice yearly
Location: Various
Contact: Steven Offen

Casual group that leaves the city behind to find some dirt tracks to explore a few times a year.

7-8 Boys

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 6:30-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 7 & 8 boys have two seperate connect groups, based on the tribe they are in. The leaders are Will Porteous, Aziz Aljaber, Daniel Nagy and Jason Pereira. For more information about when connect groups run and being […]

7-8 Girls

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 6:30-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 7 & 8 girl leaders are Chiara Dogliotti, Hannah Vass and Elise Gilmour. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.

9-10 Boys

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 6:30-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 9 & 10 boy leaders are Tim Carroll, Jason Kelly and Christian Gilmour. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.

9-10 Girls

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 6:30-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 9 & 10 girl leaders are Anna Kent, Donnelle Thomas and Grace Stebbins. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.

Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Various Bayside Locations
Contact: Tricia Atkinson

Gathering around God’s Word and loving each other.

Alpha

Days: TBA
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Robyn Hutcheon

Perfect for people who want to know more about spirituality and the Christian faith, Alpha is a discussion based course that encourages exploration. Alpha is a relaxed and great way to help people engage in spiritual conversations, such as “if God […]

Aspendale Families Connect

Days: 2nd Saturday & 4th Sunday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Aspendale
Contact: Steven & Hannah Offen

For families with primary aged children who desire to do life together.

Aspendale Gardens Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Aspendale Gardens
Contact: Doug & Melissa Holtam

Evening Bible study/discussion group for those who want to get to know more about Jesus.

Bayside Cycling

Days: Saturday & Sunday
Times: 7.30am
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Grant Kirby

No better way to start the weekend than getting “on ya bike”. Any age, any ability welcome.

Bayside’s Hub

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 10-11:30am

A place for gathering with friends for tea/coffee, light refreshments and a time of sharing around a devotional. Gold coin donation is required.

Beaumaris Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Beaumaris
Contact: Simon Farrer

Friendly Bible study and life group.

Beaumaris/Cheltenham Connect Group

Days: 1st Thursday
Times: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Location: Beaumaris and Cheltenham
Contact: Kaye Breeuwer

A friendly, relaxed group involving prayer as well as discussing questions regarding faith.

Black Rock Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Don & Margaret Cox

For people who enjoy a Bible study as well encouragement.

Black Rock Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Monday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Jan Boyd

Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential through His Word and the Holy Spirit.

Bonbeach Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Bonbeach
Contact: Rachel Boyd

Students and full time workers attend – based around Bible studies, prayer and a high level of social interaction.

Building & Maintenance Connect

Times: 8am - 12pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Andrew Forbes

For those who enjoy working with their hands and on odd jobs as part of a team to keep Bayside Church beautiful.

Business Connect

Days: 1st Monday
Times: 7.00-8.30am

Discussion and prayer for those who own and operate their own business.

Carrum Downs Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Irene & Maurice McGladdery

Gathering around God’s Word and loving each other.

Carrum Downs Families Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Sunday
Times: 12:30pm
Location: Frankston
Contact: Shungu & Nicole Patsika

Friendly, social, young families who gather fortnightly to encourage and pray for each other.

Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Friday
Times: 9:30am
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Loren Flemming

Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential through His Word and the Holy Spirit.

Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Days: 3rd Saturday
Times: 2-4pm
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Cathy Fernando & Glenda Hunt

Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential through His Word and the Holy Spirit.

Cheltenham Connect

Days: 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Ian Dowling

Gathering around God’s Word and loving each other.

Cheltenham Connect

Days: Wednesday
Times: 8pm

Great group for full time workers based around Bible studies, prayer and social interaction.

Cheltenham Families Connect

Days: 1st Sunday
Times: 12.30pm
Location: Bayside Church
Contact: Craig & Caroline Richardson

Friendly, social young families who gather monthly to encourage and pray for each other.

Cheltenham Men’s Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Matt Murphy

A group based around a Bible Study, prayer and social interaction.

Cheltenham Women’s Connect

Days: 1st Thursday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Susan Sullivan

Join together in prayer and reading through a devotion once a month.

Cheltenham Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Wednesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Rina Stefani

Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential.

Cheltenham Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Thursday
Times: 9:30am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Elizabeth Diacaris & Loulou Ibrahim

Women connecting, loving Jesus, making lasting friendships and released into their God-given potential.

Cheltenham Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Monday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Hadi Issa

Students and full time workers attend – based around Bible studies, prayer and a high level of social interaction.

Destiny Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Thursday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Jan Boyd

This encouragement group meets the needs of people with disabilities.

Dingley Village Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Dingley Village
Contact: Michael & Roslyn Gilmour

Friendly Bible study/discussion group who gather to grow and support each other.

Dingley Women’s Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 2pm
Location: Dingley
Contact: Di Porteous

For women who enjoy Bible study, prayer & encouragement group.

First Friday Lunch

Days: 1st Friday
Times: 12pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Robyn Hutcheon

A great opportunity to gather with other seniors for a lunch. Also an opportunity to share tips on how to do life and occasional social outings are organised. Bring a plate to share.

Frankston Bible Study Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Frankston
Contact: Tom & Chris Prentice

Bible study and encouragement group.

Frankston Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Sunday
Times: 1.00pm
Location: Frankston
Contact: Martin & Julie Feros

Friendly Bible study/discussion group who gather to grow and support each other.

Freedom in Christ

Days: TBA
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Robyn Hutcheon

Freedom in Christ is the second step in the discipleship pathway. Endorsed by Alpha as the follow on course, Freedom in Christ focuses on our identity in Christ. The approach is to help people grasp who they are in Christ; […]

Hampton Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Beaumaris
Contact: Davina Lewis & Stephanie Hartley

Great group for full time workers based around Bible studies, prayer and social interaction.

Handyman Connect

Days: Saturday
Times: 9am-12pm
Location: Various
Contact: Steven Offen

Outreach group who meet to bless those in and outside of our community with handy help around the home and garden.

Langwarrin Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Wednesday
Times: 9:30am
Location: Langwarrin
Contact: Andrea Mason & Monica Peers

This group is for those wishing to explore the Word of God and go deeper in revelation and understanding of who He is and who they are in Him.

Mainly Music

Days: Wednesday
Times: 9.45-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Di Pettit & Dianne Rayner

The aim of mainly music is to provide an environment where young children develop skills to enhance their early education, through the use of music, rhythm, rhyme, and other music related activities with the participation of a parent or primary […]

Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 8-9am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Andrew Forbes

Men get to hang out over delicious bacon and eggs and connect.

Men’s Prayer Connect

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 9am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Shaun Collins

Men gathering and praying together.

Men’s Shed

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Contact: Rohan Carroll

An informal place for men to connect and talk about life, faith and projects they love.

Mentone Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Mentone
Contact: Andrew & Pip Bergen

Great group for full time workers based around Bible studies, prayer and social interaction.

Mentone Women’s Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Saturday
Times: 10am-12pm
Location: Mentone
Contact: Carol Rosas

Women from Bayside can come together to hang out, spend time in God’s Word and do the journey together.

Mordialloc Families Connect

Days: Monday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Mordialloc
Contact: Michael & Maryanne Keat

Parents of young families who gather to pray and support one another.

Mums Connect

Days: 2nd $ 4th Wednesday
Times: 9:30-11am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Libby Cumming & Jess Giffin

For expectant mums and mums of children 0-5 years to connect in a nurturing environment and be inspired in this season of life.

Mums of Teenagers

Days: 2nd Saturday
Times: 4:00pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Angie Hemp

An informal monthly gathering to link arms and chat about our teenagers, our concerns, our celebrations and hear how others are doing it or have done the journey.

Noble Park Families Connect

Days: Thursday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Cheltenham/Noble Park
Contact: Andrew & Uyen Ambroisine

Parents of young families who gather to pray with and support one another.

One Course – Men’s Group

Days: Starts Thursday 27 April 2017
Times: 7-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Skoty Turley

The One Course is a ten-week discussion based course designed to equip singles to live out their God-given purpose in Him. The course aims to help participants be self aware in decision making and to empower them to make healthy choices. Each week […]

One Course – Women’s Group

Days: Starts Monday 24 April 2017
Times: 7-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Sandra Cavallo

The One Course is a ten-week discussion based course designed to equip singles to live out their God-given purpose in Him. The course aims to help participants be self aware in decision making and to empower them to make healthy […]

Parkdale Connect

Days: Fortnightly on different nights (2nd & 4th week)
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Parkdale
Contact: Paul & Leigh Beaver

Friendly adults who enjoy a meal, encouraging each other in faith and doing life together.

Parkdale Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Parkdale
Contact: Amy Butler & Charles Opatha

Students and full time workers attend – based around Bible studies, prayer and a high level of social interaction.

Parkdale Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm (6:30pm for dinner)
Location: Parkdale
Contact: Jimmy & Emma Day

A place where year 12s, uni/tafe students and workers can come together, study God’s Word, grow together, be equipped, pray and hang out together. Meals provided beforehand for those who would like.

Professionals Connect

Days: 3rd Wednesday
Times: 7.45-8.45am
Location: Journal Canteen, 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD
Contact: Alex Edney

For busy Bayside professionals who work in the City who would like to gather, network and support each other.

Rev Heads United Connect

Days: Saturday, twice yearly
Location: Various
Contact: Rohan Carroll & Tom Prentice

This is a group for those who love all things cars; fixing, racing, cruising and talking.

Seniors Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 10:00am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Tony Stevens

Bible study & encouragement group.

Singles Book & Film Club

Days: 1st Tuesday
Times: 7pm
Location: Hampton
Contact: Sandra Cavallo

Great for people who are single who like to explore books and films discussing singleness, relationships and purpose.

Springvale South Families Connect

Days: Friday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Springvale South
Contact: Stephen & Biola Araba

Parents of young families who gather to pray and support one another.

St Kilda Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: St Kilda
Contact: Carmel Grant

A great group that loves sharing and discussing.

Tough Mudder

Days: 3rd Saturday
Times: 8-9am
Location: Le Page Primary School, Argus Street, Cheltenham
Contact: Amy Butler

Love to take on the challenge of Tough Mudder? Join this great fitness-training group. The group is open to all fitness levels.

VCE 11-12 Boys

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 6:30-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 11 & 12 boy leaders are Ben Wilkins & Blair Hooton. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.

VCE 11-12 Girls

Days: Some Friday's
Times: 7-9pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 11 & 12 girl leaders are Amanda McClelland & Sahana Girish. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.

Women’s Book Club

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: Morning
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Pam Sanderson

A great social outreach for women over various books during the year.