O2 Connect Groups

Connect groups have one, simple purpose: to bring people together. We believe God created us to live in relationship with others and only then can we live the full life He intends for us. Sharing life through community is part of our design, but meaningful relationships aren’t always easy to find. That’s why these small groups exist—to make these life-changing relationships relevant and accessible to you.

Sign up Sunday happens on SUNDAY OCTOBER 28 after the 10am service, with a whole heap of stands where you can meet the Connect Group leaders and register your interest. Alternatively, you can click on the individual group links below to register your interest.



Emma Hodgson

Summer is fast approaching, so enjoy the extra light and play some social beach volleyball. You'll get exercise, get to know others and enjoy some gelato at the Mount afterwards.

Please note this group has limited numbers and is almost at capacity.

Tuesday 6:30pm

Location: Mount Maunganui Main Beach

Ph: 027 637 5043

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Michelle Bayly

Girls of all ages - this is a time to catch up and encourage each other while walking around the Mount and getting fit at the same time. Afterwards, we can reward ourselves with something from Swell cafe (they have the best smoothies & healthy slices).

Thursday 10am (from November 1)

Location: Mount Maunganui. Meet next to the Big Wave food truck opposite Leisure Island.

Click here to sign up for this group.


MEN’s coffee

Dave (Robbo) Robertson

This will be a place where men can come together and be honest with each other about life, family and faith, while also enjoying some good coffee to start the day.

Wednesday 7:30am-8:30am (from October 31)

Location: Grindz Cafe, Tauranga

Ph: 027 485 3238

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Brett & Nicola Van Huenen

At O2 Youth we learn how to influence our generation by showing the reality of Jesus Christ through our lives. We support each other in our passions, dreams and goals. We’d love you come and hang with us!

Every 2nd Friday 7pm (from November 2)

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Ph: 021 036 5584

Click here to sign up for this group.


The La Spina House

Nick & Bex La Spina

Nick and Bex love to use their home to create a safe space where people can come and be themselves. Young families and young married couples, come have a BBQ, let the kids play in the backyard and build community with others who are in a similar stage of life.

Saturday 5pm-8:30pm (from November 3)

Location: The La Spina home, Otumoetai

Ph: 027 664 1228

Click here to sign up for this group.


Jesse Tree

Kayla Robinson

A Jesse Tree is an advent tradition that tells the story of the Bible from creation to the Christmas story. In this group, you will get your creative juices flowing by making your own special tree and ornaments, get to know others and develop an appreciation for the greatest rescue mission of all time.

Every Tuesday 7pm (from October 30)

Location: The Robinson home, Brookfield

Ph: 027 609 9372

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Daniel & Heather Kalisch

Daniel and Heather have just moved into their own home and they can't wait to host you in it. Deepen your relationships with others while playing your favourite games and learning some new ones too.

Every 2nd Friday 7pm (from November 9)

Location: Kalisch home, Gate Pa

Ph: 027 278 0856

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Sue Chadwick

Ladies, be part of a group that helps you understand what God is saying to you personally through the book of Romans. At the same time, we will get to know each other better and discover ways to put into action what we learn.

Wednesday 7pm (from October 31)

Location: 7 Oak Lane, Judea

Ph: 022 680 5948

Click here to sign up for this group.


bible study

Sam & Liz Girling

Sam and Liz will guide you through the series called Greater by Steven Furtick. Pastor Steven draws on the biblical story of Elisha to give you the confidence to know that nothing is impossible with God, the clarity to see the next step He’s calling you to take, and the courage to do anything He tells you to do. 

Wednesday 7:30pm (from October 31)

Location: The Girling home, Matua

Ph: 021 169 7428

Click here to sign up for this group.


Over 50’s

Trish Williams

Come and share a pot-luck meal at different homes/locations and enjoy good food & friendship with those who are over 50 but still very much young at heart.

Thursday 7pm (from November 1)

Location: Locations TBC

Ph: 027 498 6604

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Living Low Carb

Mark & Christine Davies

There is something powerful about making lifestyle changes with others. Mark & Christine have lost a combined 55kg and made drastic improvements to their overall health through the changes they have made. In this group, they will show you how to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle in a fun and positive atmosphere.

Tuesday 7pm (from October 30)

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Ph: 021 367 875

Click here to sign up for this group.


Gym Class

Sam Bayly

For the guys join Sam for an early morning 30 min Les Mills Sprint cycle class before work. No experience needed, and you will get fit quick. Afterwards, we will hit the sauna or grab a coffee/smoothie at the gym cafe. Cost is $10 per session.

6am Thursday (from November 1)

Location: Aspire Gym, Bethlehem

Click here to sign up for this group.



Samuel Chapman

This is your chance to experience the best thing about living in the Bay. Samuel is highly experienced at dive fishing. No experience required as he will teach you all you need to know. There may even be some fish to take home and enjoy as well!

Saturday afternoons (from November 3)

Location: Mount Maunganui

Ph: 021 367 875

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Brian & Wendy Peddie

We've been blessed with an amazing space called the O2 Hub. We want to freshen up this facility and put our stamp on it. This group will work together to paint, clean, do light building work and other tasks that any skill level can help with.

Wednesday 7pm-9pm (from October 31)

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Ph: 021 0253 1346

Click here to sign up for this group.

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Courtney & Delwyn Brunt

O2 Church has a group of people who travel from Rotorua each week. This group mixes the social and spiritual by sharing dinner together and by studying the series Long Story Short. All are welcome!

5pm every 2nd Sunday

Location: Courtney & Delwyn's home, Hamurana

Ph: 027 366 3443

Click here to sign up for this group.



Grace Havler

Donuts, board games, movies, BBQs... we do something different each time we meet. Come along and bring someone with you.

Various times and locations.

Ph: 022 035 4491

Click here to sign up for this group.



Rochelle Embling

Ladies, this 5 part study, based on the movie The War Room, will challenge you to evaluate your spiritual life and growth, to trust in the God of grace, declare victory over your true enemy, and discover that prayer really is a powerful weapon.

Please note that this group has limited numbers and is at capacity.

Monday 7:30pm (from October 29)

Location: The Embling’s Home, Bethlehem

Ph: 027 452 9700

Click here to sign up for this group.