Connect Group Directory

When you have found a group that you are interested in please email the Connect Group Leader. 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.

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Women

 

Jahreece Morrell-Hedley: Topical Study Group

When: Every Wednesday night 6:30pm-8.30pm
Where: Tahunanui
Term Three: “Discerning the Voice of God “ study by Priscilla Shirer
Description: A woman’s study group, suitable for all ages
Email: jahmorrell@gmail.com

 

Hannah Flatt: Coffee and Connect

When: Every Wednesday 8.00am-9am (during term time)
Where: Stoke
Description:
Suitable for 17-25 year olds. Sharing the journey,
discussing Sunday messages, and enjoying a good coffee.
Email: Hannah.flatt@annesbrook.co.nz

 

Fiona Pullyn: Ladies Book Club

When: Weekly Thursday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Connection and book club.
Email: pullyns@xtra.co.nz

 

Lynley Rhodes: Ladies Group

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

 

Leone Clements: Ladies Group

When: Every second Wednesday 10am-12pm
Where: Hope
Description: Coffee and catch up. All about doing life
together and supporting one another. Suitable for 40-60 year olds.
Email: clements@ts.co.nz

 

Kate Gaskell: Mum’s Walking Group

When: Every second Tuesday 9.30am-10.30am
Where: Stoke or Richmond
Description: Walking group for young mums
Email: katejgaskell@gmail.com

 

Beach Café Lunch Group

When: Every second Thursday at 12pm
Where: Tahunanui
Description: Ladies connect group at
Beach Café in Tahunanui.
Email: supergran1@gmail.com

 

 

Barbara Liebezeit: SHE Bikes

When: Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
Where: Stoke/Richmond
Description: Ladies biking interest group.
Email: supergran1@gmail.com

 

Claire Price: Casual Saxton Outdoor Gym Group

When: Every Thursday 12pm-1pm
Where: Saxton Field Area, Stoke
Description: Fun fitness followed by refreshments
(or BYO lunch) and life discussions. Any ages suitable.
Email: Claire_m_price@yahoo.com

 

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.
Email: hobsons_choice@xtra.co.nz

 

Judy Drummond & Jenny Lister: Ladies Group

When: Fortnightly, Wednesday at 10am-11:30am
Where: Stoke
Description: Bible study, prayer and support.
Email: robinjudydrummond@gmail.com ; lister@orcon.net.nz

 

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
Email: viv.liebezeit@annesbrook.co.nz

Men

James Cooper: Guy’s Group

When: Every Saturday 4:30pm
Where: Speights Ale House
Description: Support ans real talk with guys
Email: jgcooper@pgamember.org.au

 

Ephraim Jacobsen: Guy’s Group

When: Every second Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Stoke
Description: Guy’s connect group meeting in Stoke.
Email: eph.jacobsen@gmail.com

 

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.
Email: Jamie.Gaskell@tinline.co.nz

 

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
Email: jgcooper@pgamember.org.au

 

 

 

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.
Email: franklin.opdenbuysch@gmail.com

 

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.
Email: franklin.opdenbuysch@gmail.com

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.
Email: jgcooper@pgamember.org.au

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.
Email: james.taylor@dne.co.nz

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
Email:Jeffries.jordy@gmail.com

Sez & Samuel Bishop: Adults Group

When: Every second Tuesday, 7.00pm-8:30pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions and the recent Sunday sermons.
Email: bishnevfamily@gmail.com

 

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.
Email: rodney.bowater@xtra.co.nz

 

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.
Email: petelaing1@gmail.com

 

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.
Email: David.King@annesbrook.co.nz

 

Dawn Richardson: City Café Connect Group

When: Every Wednesday 12pm-1pm
Where: Nelson City
Description: Connect over coffee or lunch at the River Kitchen.
Email: dawnr761@yahoo.co.nz

 

John and Therese Phillips: Adults Group

When: Every second Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions.
Email: john.therese.phillips@xtra.co.nz

 

Eric and Tammy Sinclair: Adults Group

When: Every Monday 7.30pm-9pm
Where: Richmond
Description: Mixed group based around life discussions.
Email: eric.tamsin@gmail.com

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
Email: g.b.abbott@hotmail.com

 

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.
Email: josh.k.price97@gmail.com

 

Graham& Averyl Kay : Mapua Adults Group

When: Weekly, Monday 7:00pm
Where: Mapua
Description: Sunday Sermon discussion,
sharing, friendship, support and prayer
Email: gabkay@xtra.co.nz

 

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.
Email: go4coffey@gmail.com

 

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
Email: geoandjill@xtra.co.nz

 

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.
Email: shannon@annesbrook.co.nz

 

Course Based (Best to join at the start of a 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.
Email: sophiemcfarlane3@hotmail.co.uk

 

Simon and Adele Terrill: Christian Essentials

When: Every Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm (During term time)
Where: Stoke
Description: Christian Essentials group. A great introduction for new Christians.
Email: simon.terrill@annesbrook.co.nz

 

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
Email: tamara.blommaart@gmail.com

Tola Sam and Linda Fan: International/ Multicultural Group

When: Every Thursday 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.
Email: tola.sam2015@gmail.com

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.
Email: jahmorrell@gmail.com

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.
Email: david.donaldson@annesbrook.co.nz