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7-8 (Cheltenham)

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

The Years 7 & 8 Connect Groups Leaders for 2019 are Matt Bergen, Tori Dun, Mel Bosma, Jeremy Munyeza and Tyrell Pieters. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, […]


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9-10 (Cheltenham)

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

The Years 9- 10 Connect Leaders for 2019 are Aziz Dedigama, Elise Gilmour and Rohan Amarasinghe. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, please contact Youth Ministry Leader, Katelin Cruickshank.


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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 to discuss God’s Word and focuses on loving each other.


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Adult Connect

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

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


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Aspendale Families Connect

Days: 4th Sunday
Times: 12:00pm
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: Beaumaris
Contact: Sandra Cavallo & Frances Rodrigo

The Bayside Film Group is for those who love to watch and discuss films and short talks through the lens of Christian spirituality. A variety of films and genres are watched.


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Bentleigh Connect Group

Days: 2nd & 4th Saturday
Times: 8pm to 10pm
Location: Bentleigh
Contact: Chris & Suzi Harris

Come together after church for a meal as we chat about life and faith together.


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Black Rock Mum’s Connect Group

Days: 1st Tuesday of the Month
Times: 9am
Location: Black Rock
Contact: Lisa Perks

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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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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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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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

For 2019, this group will be starting in May. 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

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

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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Cheltenham Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Times: 7.30-9.30pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Jozua van Otterloo

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


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Cheltenham/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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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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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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Family Connect

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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Heatherton Connect

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

For couples and singles who desire to gather to pray and support one another. There is also a time for Bible study.


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Heatherton Young Adult Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Monday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Heatherton
Contact: Charles Opatha, Amanda McClelland & Zoe Porteous

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


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JP & Kyle’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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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: Starts 14 February 2019
Times: 7.30pm
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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Mentone Connect

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

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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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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Parkdale Connect

Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Times: 7:30pm
Location: Cheltenham
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: 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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South African Women’s Connect

Days: 4th Sat
Times: 4pm
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. There […]


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Sports Connect Group Cheltenham

Days: 3rd Friday
Times: 6-7pm
Location: Cheltenham
Contact: Tim Carroll

A monthly connect group focused on playing sport and talking about life and faith.


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Stitch n Time

Days: Monthly Sat
Times: 4-5pm
Location: Cheltenham Campus
Contact: Di Porteous & Zoe Porteous

This group is for anyone that likes to do art and craft.   Bring what you are working on and spend time in fellowship and relaxation. All skill levels welcome. This group is open to all ages and genders


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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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VCE 11-12 (Cheltenham)

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

The Year 11 & 12 Connect Leaders for 2019 are Gigi Buckingham and Liam Cruickshank. For more information about when connect groups run and being placed in one, 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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