SMALL GROUPS DIRECTORY – TERM 1 2020

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BIBLE STUDY

ACTIVATING THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT – Learn our role in the Great Commission, learn about the baptism of the Holy Spirit, and learn to operate with delegated authority. Learn how to use all the gifts of the Holy Spirit, in a practical way, every day for everyone. This is an 8-week course. Cost $10 for materials. Meets Wednesdays 7:00pm Mangawhai Heads. Contact Mike & Corrine Hoare here.

FAITH & FELLOWSHIP A place to worship, pray, share, learn and grow together. To encourage and support one another in our faith journeys. Meets Mondays 7:00pm Mangawhai Heads. Contact Steve Drummond & Karen Johnson-Drummond here.

GRACE FOR WOMEN  A time of prayer, study, ministry and fellowship for women. Meets Thursdays 10:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Kay Baragwanath here.

LOOKING BEYOND THE STORY – Looking beyond what we first see in a book of the Bible. Meets Wednesdays 7:30pm. Contact Peter Oakden here.

JOURNEY – A DVD series & curriculum to discover, activate & encourage the dreams that God has given you. Please do CauseWay Growth Track first if you have not already done so. Workbooks not essential but recommended at $15 each. Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm Waipu. Contact Judith Cullen here.

WHY ISRAEL? – Understanding Israel, The Church and the Nations in the Last Days by Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer. Meets Tuesdays 7:00pm Maungaturoto. Contact Chris & Rita Bartschi here.

COURSES

CAP MONEY The CAP course runs over 3-week period, and consists of one weekday afternoon each week, at 1:00 pm, for approximately one and a half hours. The day can be either a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday as agreed for convenience. Starting date is open throughout Term 1 to suit. Mangawhai Village. Contact Brett & Yvonne Denize here.

THE STORY OF MARRIAGE – Once upon a time marriage was forever. It was a covenant that knit one man and one woman together. This weaving made both stronger, nobler, and more vibrant expressions of who they were created to be. They were better together than either had been on their own. During this 6-part course, John and Lisa Bevere invite you to rediscover God’s original plan. Find out how your story is a part of His. This course will enrich your marriage no matter how long you have been married.  Meets Thursdays 7:30pm. Contact Peter & Lynn Oakden here.

INTEREST GROUPS

BAND OF BROTHERS – A group for Motorbike Riders to get together for a ride (weather permitting). Some rides will include wives and partners.Contact Grant Peacock here.

COME TO THE TABLE Do you eat alone most nights, or crave good conversation over a meal? Jesus often enjoyed good food, company and sharing life. Meets Tuesday 6:30pm (fortnightly) Mangawhai Heads. Contact Gordan & Anne McGibbon here.

DINNER GROUP Come to dinner and get better acquainted. As we have our church fast this term for 21 days, we’ve made it simple – bring along a vegetarian dish to share. Meets Tuesdays 6:00pm Mangawhai Heads. Contact David and Sarah Hartles here.

EVERYONE COMMUNICATES, FEW CONNECT A John C Maxwell course. Learn the 5 connecting principles and 5 practices to connect with others, one on one, in groups and with an audience. Communicate ideas persuasively, increase teamwork & influence, establish buy-in and attract followers. This is an 8-week course, cost is $15 for materials, (plus book extra $32, or free PDF link) Meets Mondays 7:00pm Mangawhai Heads. Contact Mike & Corrine Hoare here.

FISHING GROUP – Getting together to share knowledge, experience and tell a few fishy stories! Meets Thursdays 7:00pm Mangawhai Heads. Contact Richard Pilkington here.

FUN SCRABBLE GROUP  Play scrabble just for fun and fellowship and get to know others in the community. Meets Mondays 10:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Frances Wearing here.

RUMMIKUB GROUP – Come along for an enjoyable afternoon playing this fun game. Invite a friend! Meets Thursday 1:30pm Mangawhai Village. Contact Yvonne Piper here.

WEEKEND SCRABBLE & GAMES GROUP  Come along for fun and fellowship and get to know others in the community. Meets Saturday 10:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Frances Wearing here.

YOUNG FAMILIES GROUP  This is a group open to anyone with little children who would like to meet up before church on a Sunday morning. Often it’s hard to connect after church as kids need naps so we will alternate between coffee mornings at our place, and the MAZ or the beach. Meets Sunday mornings 8:30am Mangawhai. Contact Joel & Jess Mowat here.

OUTREACH – Making A Difference

MAKE AND BAKE – A group for those who love to make meals or do baking to bless others. Contact Lynn Oakden here.

SUNDAY WHEELS Providing transport to and from Church on Sundays for those who would otherwise be unable to come. Contact Dave and Kathy Holder here.

PARENTING

PRAYING FOR YOUR CHILDREN – Learn to pray in a way that changes your life and the lives of those you love using the model from the book ‘Every Child Needs A Praying Mom’. Meets Mondays 1:00pm @ Mangawhai Village. Contact Stephanie Gibson here.

YOUNG FAMILIES GROUP  This is a group open to anyone with little children who would like to meet up before church on a Sunday morning. Often it’s hard to connect after church as kids need naps so we will alternate between coffee mornings at our place, and the MAZ or the beach. Meets Sunday mornings 8:30am Mangawhai. Contact Joel & Jess Mowat here.

PRAYER

GOD’S ROOM OF PRAYER A time to pray and seek God for direction and answers. Meets Tuesdays 10:00am Mangawhai Village. Contact Petra Kloosterboer   here.

MEN’S EARLY MORNING PRAYER GROUP – Join us for a light breakfast, fellowship and prayer. Meets on a weekday morning 7:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Murray Smith here.

PRAYING FOR YOUR CHILDREN – Learn to pray in a way that changes your life and the lives of those you love using the model from the book ‘Every Child Needs A Praying Mom’. Meets Mondays 1:00pm @ Mangawhai Village. Contact Stephanie Gibson here.

WOMEN’S EARLY MORNING PRAYER & PRAISE GROUP – Join us for a light breakfast, prayer & praise.  Meets on a weekday morning 7:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Liz Smith here.

MEN

BAND OF BROTHERS – A group for Motorbike Riders to get together for a ride (weather permitting). Some rides will include wives and partners.Contact Grant Peacock here.

JUST BLOKES – Just guys getting together to talk about the wins and challenges of life. Meets Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm Mangawhai Village.                              Contact Brendan Millard here.

MEN’S EARLY MORNING PRAYER GROUP – Join us for a light breakfast, fellowship and prayer. Meets on a weekday morning 7:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Murray Smith here.

WOMEN

COFFEE AND CAKE – Sharing, caring and praying for one another over a coffee and cake. Meets Thursdays 7:15pm Mangawhai Village. Contact Jillian Huband here.

GOD’S ROOM OF PRAYER A time to pray and seek God for direction and answers. Meets Tuesdays 10:00am Mangawhai Village. Contact Petra Kloosterboer here.

GRACE FOR WOMEN – A time of prayer, study, ministry and fellowship for women. Meets Thursdays 10:00am Mangawhai. Contact Kay Baragwanath here.

OASIS – For young women. A place to rest, relax and recharge, where we can share the struggles, we all face, and find the grace to carry on in Jesus. (Pre-schoolers are welcome) Meets Friday mornings 9:30am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Anne McGibbon here.

WOMEN’S EARLY MORNING PRAYER & PRAISE GROUP – Join us for a light breakfast, prayer & praise.  Meets on a weekday morning 7:00am Mangawhai Heads. Contact Liz Smith here.