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5-6 Intensity Group (Frankston)

Days: Friday
Times: 7-9pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

Grade 5 and 6 Intensity Group Leader is Zac Mortyn and runs alongside the Youth Night on Friday nights at Frankston Campus.


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7 & 8 Guys (Frankston)

Days: Friday
Times: 7pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 7 & 8 Guys Leaders are Sam Leslie & Noel Matthews. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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7-8 Girls (Chelt)

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

The Year 7 & 8 Girls Leaders are Mel Bosma & Zoe Porteous. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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7-8 Girls (Frankston)

Days: Friday
Times: 7-9pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 7 & 8 Girls Leaders are Kaity Ballantyne & Tatum Smerdon. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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7-8 Guys (Chelt)

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

The Year 7 & 8 Boys Connect Groups Leaders are Macca (Lackie Mckenzie) & Aziz Aljaber. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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9-10 Combined (Frankston)

Days: Friday
Times: 7pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 9 & 10 Combined Group Leaders are Steph Matyasi & Tim Carroll. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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9-10 Girls (Chelt)

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

The Year 9 & 10 Girls Leaders are Elise Gilmour & Gigi Buckingham. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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9-10 Guys (Chelt)

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

The Year 9 & 10 Guys Leaders are Theo Davies, Will Porteous & Christian Gilmour. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Bayside Film Group

Days: 1st Sunday
Times: 1pm
Location: Hampton
Contact: Sandra Cavallo

The Bayside Film Group is for single people who love to discuss film through the lens of Christian spirituality.


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Bayside Fitness Connect

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

Would you like to get fit? The group is open to all fitness levels.


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Bayside’s Hub

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 10-11:30am
Contact: Mary-Jane Farrer

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


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Beaumaris Connect

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

Friendly Bible study and life group.


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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.


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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.


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Building & Maintenance Connect

Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Luke Breeuwer

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


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Business Connect

Days: 1st Monday
Times: 7.00-8.30am

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


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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.


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Carrum Downs Families Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Sunday
Times: 12:30pm
Location: Frankston
Contact: Matthew & Fiona Bodley

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


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Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Days: Friday fortnightly
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.


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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.


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Cheltenham Connect

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

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


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Cheltenham Connect

Days: Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Joel Cleary

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


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Cheltenham Families Connect

Days: 1st Sunday
Times: 12pm
Location: Bayside Church, Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Craig & Caroline Richardson

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


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Cheltenham Men’s Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Matt Murphy

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


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Cheltenham Men’s Group

Days: 2nd & 4th Monday
Times: 7-8pm
Location: Red Corner Cafe Restaurant, Southland
Contact: David Markham

Known as an hour of power, men are invited to this time of Bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Cheltenham Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Jacob Marshall

A great group for people aged 18-25. There is bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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Cheltenham Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Monday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Hadi Issa

A great group for people aged 18-25 living in the Cheltenham area. There is bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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Connecting in Camberwell

Days: 3rd Monday
Times: 8:00pm
Location: Camberwell
Contact: Patricia Plumb

Come together in Camberwell and study the Word and connect with others from our Church family.


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Cranbourne Young Adult Connect

Days: Weekly Tuesday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cranbourne
Contact: Jimmy & Emma Day

A great group for people aged 18-25 living in the Frankston area. There is bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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Destiny Connect

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

This encouragement group meets the needs of people with disabilities.


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Devon Meadows Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Saturday
Times: 4-7pm
Location: Devon Meadows
Contact: Michael & Nola Ellis

Come and join us to hang out, explore the Bible and grow closer to Jesus together.


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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.


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Dingley Village Young Adult Connect

Days: Monday's monthly
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Dingley Village
Contact: Liam & Katelin Cruickshank

A great group for students in their final year of high school and early young adults. There is Bible discussion, social time and an opportunity to make new friends.


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Dingley Women’s Connect

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

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


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Flying Solo Group

Days: 2nd Sat
Times: 4-5.30pm
Location: Bayside Church, 99-101 Argus St, Cheltenham
Contact: Patricia Plumb

If you are a single parent, this group will provide an environment for sharing ideas and encouragement.


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Frankston Bible Study Connect

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

A great Bible study and encouragement group for people of all ages.


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Friday Socials

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

A great opportunity to gather with other seniors for social opportunities to share tips on how to do life and social outings.


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Hampton Connect

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

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


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Heatherton Families Connect

Days: Saturday
Times: 3:30pm
Location: Heatherton
Contact: Lakshman & Thara Shimoga

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


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Heatherton Young Adult Connect

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

A great group for people aged 18-25. There is bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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Mainly Music

Days: Wednesday
Times: 9.45-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Di Pettit & Anerien Becker

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 […]


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Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 8-9am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Rohan Carroll

Men of all ages get to hang out over delicious bacon and eggs and conversation.


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Men’s Prayer Connect

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

Men gathering and praying together.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Mums Connect

Days: 2nd $ 4th Wednesday
Times: 9:30-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Libby Cumming & Ngaire Smith

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


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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.


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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.


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One Course – Men’s Group

Days: Dates to be advised
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 […]


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One Course – Women’s Group

Days: To be advised
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 […]


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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.


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Professionals Connect

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

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


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Seniors Connect

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

Bible study & encouragement group.


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South African Women’s Connect

Days: Tues Fortnightly
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Onida Weir

A connect group for women who have South African heritage and are living in the Bayside area.  This encouragement and support group helps connect women with God and others in the normal adjustments of living in a new country.


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St Kilda Connect

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

A great group that loves sharing and discussing.


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VCE 11 & 12 Combined (Frankston)

Days: Friday
Times: 7pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

The Year 11 & 12 Combined Group Leader is Will Kinivuwai. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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VCE 11 & 12 Girls (Chelt)

Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Katelin Thorne

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


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VCE 11-12 Guys (Chelt)

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

The Year 11 & 12 Guys Leader is  Liam Cruickshank. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Thorne.


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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.


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Women’s Encouragement Group

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Ps Alice Widdowson

A place for women to come and be encouraged in their walk with Christ.


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