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 FEBRUARY 17 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.


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Mixed Netball

Patrice Belcher

Keen to join a social netball team? Teams are played indoors with 6 per side and a mixture of males and females age 16 and up. Whether you have played netball before or would like to learn, it’s a great way to get in some exercise at the beginning of the week.

Please note we already have enough for one team, but would love to enter a second team if there is enough interest.

Monday 6-9pm

Location: QEYC, Tauranga

Cost: $36-$55

Click here to sign up for this group.


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“keep your love on” - Danny Silk

Robbo & Pam Robertson

It's a hard thing to do. But if you want to build healthy relationships with God and others, learning to keep your love on is non-negotiable. Danny Silk's practical examples and poignant stories will leave you with the power to draw healthy boundaries, communicate in love, and ultimately protect your connections so you can.

Bring note pad and pen if you would like to take notes. We will be watching a DVD and having a short discussion afterwards about what has been watched.

Thursday 7-9pm

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Click here to sign up for this group.


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walk the mount

Aleisha Angell

All girls welcome, come and share in each other's company and build relationships while working on our fitness as we walk around the mount and encourage each other's journeys. Followed by a yummy smoothie or coffee at sidetrack cafe for the perfect after exercise treat!

Meet at the base of the mount, if raining we will catch up at Dixie Browns Cafe

Thursday 10-11:30am

Location: Mount Maunganui

Click here to sign up for this group.


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loving our kids on purpose

Josh & Katrina Walker

We’d like to grow in our parenting skills as our children grow and challenge us to better ourselves. We’d love you to join us on this journey as we equip ourselves to lead our children to make good choices and follow the path God has for them.

Wednesday 7:30-9pm

Location: Ohauiti

Ph: Josh 027 841 5720 or Katrina 021 411 266

Click here to sign up for this group.


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COMMUNITY SERVE DAY PLANNING TASKFORCE

Brian Peddie

On Saturday 23rd March 9am - 1pm, O2 will be doing it's first Community Serve Day. This is where the church will come together and go out to the community and help those in need, giving people a hand up, not a hand out.

We will do this by identifying some needs in the community and then helping them ie. cleaning, cutting lawns, painting and fixing up areas that need attention.

This group will meet together weekly to discuss & plan for this event, and then run the day on Saturday 23rd March.

Location: Wed 7:30 - 8:30pm. The Lakes for planning meetings

Ph: 02102601049

Click here to sign up for this group.


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money talks

Karl & Andrea Harrison

Money Talks

What is your money saying to you? Are your bills screaming at you? Is your bank account groaning in agony? Maybe we can help!

In Money Talks, we will talk about money.

Our goal is to Liberate you from financial burdens, Inspire change in your money perspectives & habits and encourage you on your journey towards freedom from debt and avoiding debt in the future.

We will look at ways to “STRETCH” our money further, “SQUASH” our debts and even “SAVE” some money for those unexpected bills that pop up.

Monday 6:30-8pm

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Click here to sign up for this group.


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Study Group

Renee & Annalise Davies

Our purpose is to create an environment that helps students study. We aim to create a relaxed place for study for students whether they’re in High School, University, Poly Tech or studying elsewhere. A friendly group where students can turn to one another when they’re having trouble with assignments or homework.

Sunday 2-5pm

Location: Welcome Bay

Ph: 0221059511

Click here to sign up for this group.


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40 Days with the holy spirit

Stephen & Wendy Whitwell

40 Days With The Holy Spirit, is a Connect Group, where you'll discover more about who the Holy Spirit really is, and grow in a daily walk with Him. You'll receive a manual (essential but low cost) to compliment the weekly studies, where you can record your thoughts and daily journaling.

Bring a pen, and an open hungry heart.

Tuesday 7:30-9pm

Location: Otumoetai

Ph: Stephen 027 220 7010 or Wendy 027 570 2020

Click here to sign up for this group.

Click here to order a course workbook


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beach volleyball

Paul & Karen Miller

The O2 crew has a couple of spots to fill in a second beach volleyball team. So if you are wanting some great physical fun with some amazing people this is for you. No experience required just a fun attitude.

Tuesday 6:30pm

Location: Main Beach, Mount Maunganui

Click here to sign up for this group.


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Outreach connect

Daniel Kenney

Always wanted to be a missionary? Why not start at home. Matthew 13:9 "Who has an ear, let him hear". Our purpose is to reach out to the hurt and lost and let God's presence be known in Tauranga. Our group will meet on Sundays after church, share a light lunch together at O2 where we can connect and pray for our city followed by group outreach in Tauranga CBD.

Sunday after Church

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Click here to sign up for this group.


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Youth

Brett & Nicola van Huenen & Scott & Cherie Whitwell

At O2 Youth we seek to influence our generation by demonstrating the reality of Jesus Christ through our lives while supporting each other in our God given passions, dreams and goals.

For years 7-13, bring $2 for supper, comfortable footwear for games and a friend.

Every 2nd Friday 7-9pm

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Ph: 021 036 5584

Click here to sign up for this group.


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prayer Warriors

Samuel & Trish Chapman

Come join us to connect with God through prayer as a family. Let's pray together and experience God's presence corporately and receive from him.

Get God's personal download plans for your work, business, family, friends, community that will change lives in your world of influence.

Tuesday 7pm

Location: Otumoetai

Click here to sign up for this group.


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Alpha

Tim & Vanessa Millar

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. It’s an open, informal and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.

Dessert nibbles and tea/coffee will be provided. This runs for 11 weeks and will include a weekend get together around Week 7/8. Come along, bring a friend and let's explore the meaning of life together.

Tuesdays 7.15pm

Location: O2 Hub, Judea

Click here to sign up for this group.


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Bible study

Henk & Mieke Blom

Henk & Mieke love delving into Gods word and helping others grow a passion and hunger for his life changing truth. Together you will watch a 20min video clip on a variety of topics relevant to everyday life and then spend time discussing and unpacking what you’ve learned.

Wednesday 7pm

Location: Pyes Pa

Click here to sign up for this group.


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HAMURANA CONNECT GROUP

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.


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Freedom course

Sam & Michelle Bayly & Rae Stokes

A part of our vision at O2 is to help people “Find Freedom” in every area of their lives. 

This 11 week course is designed to equip you to live the victorious and abundant life Christ came to give you in every area of your life.

This course has been hugely popular in churches all over the world, and participants come away really changed by the end of it. 

This group will be the pilot group for this course, that we one day hope to roll out to everyone who calls O2 Church home. 

At the end of the course there is a one day Freedom Conference which runs over a Saturday and focuses on solidifying what you have learned in Freedom by helping you take next steps to overcome your past and lay a foundation for walking in daily freedom. This will be on Sat 25th May. 

Tuesday 7-8:30pm

Location: Sam & Michelle’s house

Cost: There is a $15 charge for the Freedom course workbook

Click here to sign up for this group.