Connect Group Directory

When you have found a group that you are interested in please email our office: info@annesbrook.co.nz or you can call us on 547 7371. You can tell them you are interested in their Connect Group and give them your cell phone number, so that they can make personal contact to give you more information.

Thank you for checking out our Connect Group Directory.

Women

Jahreece Morrell-Hedley: Topical Study Group

When: Every Wednesday night 6:30pm-8.30pm
Where: Tahunanui
Term One: “Gideon” study by Priscilla Shirer
Description: A woman’s study group, suitable for all ages

Fiona Pullyn: Ladies Book Club

When: Weekly Thursday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Connection and book club

Lynley Rhodes: Ladies Group

When: Every Wednesday 10am-11:30am
Where: Stoke
Description: Focused around life discussion and praying
for each other’s needs.

Kate Gaskell: Mum’s Walking Group

When: Every second Tuesday 9.30am-10.30am
Where: Stoke or Richmond
Description: Walking group for young mums

Beach Café Lunch Group

When: Every second Thursday at 12pm
Where: Tahunanui
Description: Ladies connect group at Beach Café in Tahunanui.

Barbara Liebezeit: SHE Bikes

When: Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
Where: Stoke/Richmond
Description: Ladies biking interest group.

Mandie Hobson and Irene Thomas: Baby Care Connect Group

When: Every third Wednesday of the month
Where: Stoke
Description: Focused on preparing beautiful baby gift boxes, as well as sharing life and praying together.

Judy Drummond & Jenny Lister: Ladies Group

When: Fortnightly, Wednesday at 10am-11:30am
Where: Stoke
Description: Bible study, prayer and support.

Viv Liebezeit: Ladies Group

When: Every Wednesday during school term at 7:45-8:45am
Where: Zink Cafe, Richmond
Description: Coffee, discussion around Sunday Sermons and weekly You Version devotionals

Men

James Cooper: Guy’s Group

When: Every Saturday 4:30pm
Where: Speights Ale House
Description: Support ans real talk with guys

Ephraim Jacobsen: Guy’s Group

When: Every second Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Guy’s connect group meeting in Stoke.

Jamie Gaskell: Guy’s Lunch Group

When: Every second Monday 12.30pm-1.30pm
Where: Nelson City
Description: Guy’s lunch time group meeting in the city.

James Cooper: Guy’s Breakfast Group

When: Every Thursday 7am-8am
Where: Nelson City
Description: Guys group held at
Robert Harris Coffee in Nelson City

Mixed

Franklin Op den Buysch: Richmond Business Group

When: Every second Wednesday 12.30pm-1.30pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Main focus is business, helping each
other with issues, problems, and ideas, to share the combined
knowledge for the benefit of all. Also God’s role in our day-to-day
businesses, our prayers and dreams for the future and the blessings we have received.

Franklin Op den Buysch: Stoke Business Group

When: Every second Wednesday 12.30pm-1.30pm
Where: At Annesbrook Saxton Cafe
Description: Main focus is business, helping each other with issues, problems, and ideas, to share the combined knowledge for the benefit of all.
Also God’s role in our day-to-day businesses, our prayers and dreams for the future and the blessings we have received.

James & Helen Cooper: Adults Group

When: Every second Wednesday, starting on September 19 , 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Going through The God, Money and Me series for the first 5 weeks and then after that discussion will be based around more of the word, life and our Sunday Sermons. Prayer for one another will always be important.

James Taylor: Young Adults

When: Every second Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Suitable for 18-35 year olds.
Hang out, talk about life and discuss Sunday messages.

Jordan & Keegan Jeffries: New Parents Group

When: Every second Sunday night
Where: Stoke
Description: Support and friendship for new parents, a fun time will be had and babies are welcome

Sez & Samuel Bishop: Adults Group

When: Sundays after church
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions and the recent Sunday sermons. Bring a plate for a potluck lunch

Rodney and Helen Bowater: Adults Group

When: Every Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Enner Glynn
Description: Focused around the word of God and testimonies of those within the group. Suitable for young and older adults. 

Pete and Sheryl Laing: Adults Group

When: Every second Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm (During term time)
Where: Stoke
Description: Focused around discussion, prayer and sometimes social events.

Dave and Michelle King: Adults Group

When: Every Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm (During term time)
Where: Stoke
Description: Focused around discussion of Sunday messages or at times, a study series. Suitable for those with young families.

John and Therese Phillips: Adults Group

When: Every second Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions.

Eric and Tammy Sinclair: Adults Group

When: Every Monday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions.

Graham and Brenda Abbott: Adults Group

When: Fortnightly, Wednesday (April – November) 7:30-9pm
Where: Stoke/Richmond area
Description: 50plus couples who love life,
focused around discussion about Sunday messages
or bible studies, mutual support and
enjoy great social connection

Josh Price: Young Adults Interest Group

When: Every second Saturday 2.30pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Focused around video games, discussing movies,
TV shows and comics and occasionally going to the movies.
Guys and girls are welcome, 16-25 years old.

Graham & Averyl Kay : Mapua Adults Group

When: Weekly, Monday 7:00pm
Where: Mapua
Description: Sunday Sermon discussion,
sharing, friendship, support and prayer

Pauline Coffey: Writers Interest Group

When: Every second Wednesday 7.30pm
Where: Stoke
Description: A group for accomplished writers, would-be
writers and those who dabble in the craft. Focused around
individual support in one’s everyday life and writing ventures.
There will be a big focus on encouragement, prayer and fellowship.
There will also be available a focus on writing if required – how to get
started, keep going and general writing support and help
particularly from those who are more accomplished.

George Truman: Seniors Connect Group

When: Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month 1.30pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Bible Studies, Prayer, and mutual support

Phil & Janelle Houghton: Family Connect Group

When: Every Tuesday night 7:30pm – 9.00pm
Where: Nelson City
Description: Family group, suitable for people of all ages and stages of life.

Course Based

Courses begin at the start of each term

Joshua and Sophie Kirk: How to Read the Bible

When: Every Monday 7.30pm-9pm (During term time)
Where: Bishopdale
Description: New Christian group – How to read the bible for beginners.

Tamara and Carl Blommaart: Parenting Course

When: Every Monday evening at 7pm (During term time)
Where: Stoke
Description: Connect group focused around the Parenting Course

Tola Sam and Linda Fan: International/ Multicultural Group

When: Every Tuesday night at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Tahunanui
Description: International / multicultural group. Sharing our life journey and making new friends. Discovering Truth for life together. Monthly combination dinner.

Jahreece Morrell-Hedley: Te Reo Maori Connect Group

When: Every Friday afternoon, 12noon – 2pm
Where: Tahunanui
Description: Open to anyone interested in learning te reo maori, with particular focus on the Christian Waiata and karakia.

David & Christine Donaldson: Freedom Course

When: Every Monday evening at 7:30pm-9:30pm (During term time)
Where: Tahunanui
Description: During a 13-week Small Groups semester, Freedom
Groups gather weekly to discuss the Freedom Small Group curriculum,
which is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life
Christ came to give you. Freedom Groups build on the foundation of your
faith in Christ to help you embrace the truth of God’s Word as it relates to
your worldview, your past, your sin, your personal value to God, and your
purpose in His Kingdom. This group will help you remove every obstacle
to intimacy with God and walk in true freedom.