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Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Various Bayside Locations
Contact: Tricia Atkinson, Libby Owen & Pauline Grimau

This group gathers for traditional Bible study and focuses on loving each other.


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Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Various Locations
Contact: Luke & Kaye Breeuwer

A group for people to come together to hang out, spend time in God’s Word and do the journey together. Starting 24 September, 2020. 


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Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Various Bayside Locations
Contact: Susan Chee & Di Pettit

A group who meet together at various locations and do life together.


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Aspendale Families Connect

Days: 2nd & 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: 3pm
Location: Online Zoom
Contact: Sandra Cavallo, Frances Rodrigo & Allanah Lauder

The Bayside Film Group is for those who love to watch and discuss films and develop a connection with others. A variety of films and genres are watched.


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Bayside’s Hub

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 10-11:30am
Location: Cheltenham Campus, 99-101 Argus St, Cheltenham
Contact: Mary-Jane Farrer, Ps Alice Widdowson & Carey Crossthwaite

A place for gathering with friends for tea/coffee, light refreshments and a time of sharing. The second Thursday will focus on Connect & Reflect and the fourth Thursday will focus on a time of going deeper in God’s Word.


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Beaumaris & Dingley Village Women’s Connect

Days: 4th Thursday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Beaumaris & Dingley Village (alternative months)
Contact: Di Porteous, Jacqui Cousins & Heather Appelman

To encourage and inspire women through conversational discipleship, over a relaxed meal or supper.


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Beaumaris Connect

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

Friendly Bible study and life group.


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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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Blokes’ Shed

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

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


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Business Connect

Days: 1st Tuesday
Times: 7.00-8.30am
Contact: Wayne Dyson

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


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Carrum Downs Families Connect

Days: 4th Sat
Times: 1-2pm
Location: Zoom
Contact: Norman Hunkin

This group is for families who have a child with disabilities allowing a safe space for them to get support and encouragement together. 


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Carrum Downs Men’s Connect

Days: 4th Mon
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Terence Tipene

An opportunity for men to connect with each other, do life together, pray and study God’s word.


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Carrum Downs Women Connect

Days: 1st and 3rd Monday
Times: 9.30am
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Melanie Anderson

An opportunity for women to connect and grow together.


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Carrum Downs Women’s Connect

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 2-4pm
Location: Carrum Downs
Contact: Cathy Fernando

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 Families Connect

Days: 1st Sunday
Times: 12pm
Location: 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 Families Connect

Days: 1st Mon & 3rd Sun
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Andrew & Uyen Ambroisine

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


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Cheltenham Guys Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Thursday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Fraser Moore

This group is for guys in their mid-20s and 30s. A time of connection, encouragement and Bible Study.


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Cheltenham Men Prayer Group

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 7.30-8am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: David Kelly

For men who desire to gather and pray for the Church and community. This will then lead to the Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect.


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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 Women’s Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Wednesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Rina Stefani / Jennifer Bush / Anne-Maree Merkus

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 & Lauren Hyde

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


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Cheltenham Women’s Encouragement Group

Days: 2nd & 4th Tues
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Ps Alice Widdowson

Join Ps Alice Widdowson for a time of prayer, encouragement and Bible study.


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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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Contemplative Prayer

Days: Wednesday, fortnightly
Times: 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Location: Zoom
Contact: Ps Christie Buckingham

A group for those seeking to grow in understanding of and practical skills regarding contemplative prayer. 


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Cranbourne Young Adult Connect

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

Get together and go deeper in faith and friendship.


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Destiny Connect

Days: 4th Monday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Coffee Club, Southland
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 Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Dingley
Contact: Zoe Porteous & Mel Bosma

A great group for people aged 18-30. There is Bible discussion, prayer and social interaction.


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Endless Era Youth Connect

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

For youth in Years 9 & 10 in the Cheltenham region; connect groups are available for youth to make friends and to go deeper. For more information contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Cruickshank.


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Family Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Various locations
Contact: Leigh & Beth Rebbeck

This group is for families children aged between newly born and primary school.  Meeting fortnightly in various homes and alternating between men and ladies with a combined family event every quarter.   


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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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Frankston Prayer Connect

Days: Weekly Wednesday
Times: 7.30-8.30pm
Location: Frankston Campus, 1/2 Amalya Cres, Carrum Downs
Contact: Michael Ellis

For those who love to gather and pray for the Church and community.


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Impact Youth Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Friday
Times: 7pm
Location: Frankston Campus, 1/2 Amayla Cres, Carrum Downs
Contact: Katelin Cruickshank

For youth, in years 7, 8 and 9 in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region. Connect groups are available to make friends and go deeper. Please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Cruickshank for more information.


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JP’s Foodie Group

Days: Six times a year
Contact: Jordan Partridge

A group for foodies who love to explore different restaurants and building relationships.   Meeting six times a year at various restaurants to hang out with one another over food and conversations. Open to all ages.   


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Kingsmen Youth Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Friday
Times: 7pm
Location: Frankston Campus
Contact: Katelin Cruickshank

For youth in Years 10 to 12 in the Frankston & Mornington Peninsula region. Make friends and go deeper in connect group. For more information please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Cruickshank.


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Langwarrin Connect

Days: 1st & 3rd Tues
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Langwarrin
Contact: Matt & Dan Bodley

For people who love to connect, encourage each other in their spiritual walk and doing life together.


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Langwarrin Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Langwarrin
Contact: Rod & Andrea Mason

For people who want to connect, build friendships and study God’s Word together.


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Mainly Music

Days: Wednesday
Times: 9.45-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Melanie Anderson

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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Man to Man

Days: TBA for 2020
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Skoty Turley & Matt Murphy

Man to Man is a program designed to assist men to overcome the challenges of life. Men are designed for action, excitement and success, yet all too often they find themselves bored, empty and lonely.  Today’s man is a product […]

Men’s Bacon & Eggs Connect

Days: 1st Saturday
Times: 8-9am
Location: Bayside Church, 99-101 Argus St, Cheltenham
Contact: Rohan Carroll

Men of all ages get to hang out over delicious bacon and eggs for the purpose to build connection and community.  


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Men’s Pub Chat

Days: Weekly Sunday
Times: 4.30-5.30pm
Location: Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers, 34 MacBeth St, Braeside
Contact: Russ Porteous

Men are invited to meet for a beer and a chat.


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Men’s Walking Group

Days: Weekly Monday
Times: 7.30-8.30pm
Location: Dingley/Cheltenham/Beaumaris & Mordialloc
Contact: Russ Porteous

For guys who are up for a walk and chat.  Meeting place changes between Dingley/Cheltenham/Beaumaris and Mordialloc.


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Mentone Women’s Connect

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

A group for people to come together to hang out, spend time in God’s Word and do the journey together.


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Mum’s of Primary Aged Children

Days: 1st Friday
Times: 9.15am
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Lisa Perks & Lynette Schroen

This is a casual get together group for mum’s with primary school aged children. This group will offer support and connection in community together.


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Mums Cheltenham Connect

Days: 2nd $ 4th Wednesday
Times: 9:30-11.15am
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Libby Cumming, Jess Giffin & Stephanie Hartley

For expectant mums and mums of children 0-8 years to connect in a nurturing environment and be inspired in this season of life.


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Oakleigh / Patterson Lakes

Days: 2nd and 4th Wed
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Oakleigh / Patterson Lakes
Contact: Natasha Forder & Daniel Hernandez-Gonzalez

Connecting and doing life together over food and Bible studies.  This group is for people aged 25-40.


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One Course

Days: Monday 7 October - 9 December

The One Course is a ten-week discussion-based course designed to equip singles to live out their God-given purpose in Him. Course Aims The course helps participants become self-aware in decision making and empowers them to make healthy choices. Course Outline […]

Parkdale Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Parkdale
Contact: Ken & Noelene Bergen

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


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Parkdale Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Friday
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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South African Women’s Connect

Days: 2nd Tues
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Onida Weir & Christelle Crosby

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. There […]


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Theatre Group

Contact: Amy Partridge

This is a group for people who love to experience different amateur theatre performances. Meeting at least 6 times during the year.  


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Together Forever Marriage Workshop

Days: Will run 2020
Location: Bayside Church, 99-101 Argus St, Cheltenham

  Romantic relationships can be exciting but can often feel like hard work. If you have felt like this, welcome to the real world of the couple’s relationships. You are not alone! Come and explore the wise words by Dr […]

VCE & YA Connect (Cheltenham)

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Mel Bosma

A great connect group for those in VCE and university. An opportunity to connect, build friendships and deepen faith.  


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Wildfire Youth Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Friday
Times: 7-9pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus, 99-101 Argus St, Cheltenham
Contact: Katelin Cruickshank

For youth in Years 7 and 8 in the Cheltenham region; connect groups are a way to make friends and go deeper. For more information please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Cruickshank.


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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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