Connect Groups

Connect Groups are a key value to the life of Mahurangi Vineyard Church.

We weren’t made to be alone, we were made to share and be in relationship.

Connect Groups in Mahurangi Vineyard are a place to do life together with people you know and maybe some new friends.  Together we learn and grow as we delve in to what it is to Love God, Love People and Love Life.

Don’t miss out on the rich experience of doing this as part of a Connect Group.

We have a range of Connect Groups, some carry on and others are only for the duration of the school term and then new ones start.

Below is a list of the current connect groups, please sign up below or text the leader if you’d like more information.


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Sunday Potluck Lunches! 

What better way to connect than over food! Introducing Sunday potluck lunches! Straight after church, every Sunday from 22 October through to 26 November. Sign up to a group in a location near you, bring some lunch to share and enjoy 6 weeks of food, fun and friendship. 


Algies Bay: Hosts: Paul & Nikki Chapman - 021 848 845
Snells Beach East: Hosts: David & Regan Townsend - 021 649 447
Snells Beach Central: Hosts: Steve & Jo Hathaway - 021 0290 4050
Snells Beach North: Hosts: Christine & Jeremy Coote - 022 425 4261
Warkworth: Hosts: Lee & Sheralyn Cotton - 021 245 5640
Kaipara Flats: Hosts: Adam & Lexi Waterhouse - 027 628 7007
Matakana: Robyn & Jesse Van Kekem - 027 467 0897

To register: Contact the group host or use the form above. 


24 Lemons - Motor Racing Team

This connect group is open to Men, Women and Teenagers.

It meets every Tuesday night at 7 pm at Mark Elley’s.  Contact Mark on 027 672 5126, for address details.

It is focused on building relationships.

It’s all about:

• Fun

• Friendship

• Family

The connect group will build up a $1000 lemon of a car into a race car. Race prepping it, painting it, testing it ......there is lots to do. Next year we will race the car in the 24 hour LeMons race which is a motor racing event held at Hampton Downs racing circuit just south of Auckland. The events main aim is charitable - raising money for Cancer research.

We will need a team of 5 drivers and we are hoping for a large support crew. You don’t need any previous motor racing experience or even car experience. We are looking for a group of people that are willing to have fun together and work together as a team. We need willing helpers to do a large range of tasks

• Design and visual art - develop a theme - creatives

• Administration - keeping records and communication, organising stuff

• Pitt crew - keep the car running, all in good time

• Support team - everything else

Steve Pound - 022 198 6695,

Mark Elley - 027 672 5126, 


Young Adult Group

Our lovely group of young adults meets in the Factory every Wednesday evening from 7.30-9.30. If you are 18-30(ish) and would love a nice meal, hilarious conversation and a precious time of bible study and prayer then come to our connect group. We’re all about fun and being open, honest and real in following Jesus together. Whether you have followed God for a long time, or don’t even know who God is, come along and have fun discussing everything from your favourite super power to the meaning of life! See you there lovely people! 

Contact Charli 


Craft Beer and Pizza

Come celebrate home brewed craft beer and hand made pizza with us, over some causal & sometimes profound conversation

The group with be fortnightly, on a Friday, from 5:30-7:30pm-ish, starting on 3rd Nov (the last one will be 15th Dec).

Contact Melody 021 303 627


The Classics (formerly 'the Baby Boomers')

Married or single, Wednesday evenings in Snells Beach is the place to be. We meet at 6:30 pm to share a meal together, study and build some great relationships. Bring something to share for tea. 

Text Linda on 021 237 0237


Prayer Meeting for Mark and Kerrie

Monday, November 13, 7:30pm at Kerry Millers (10 Mera Road, Algies Bay). 

For those of you who don’t know, Mark & Kerrie have been sent out from Mahurangi Vineyard to the mission field in India. They value our prayers and support.  While they are far away geographically we are committed to keeping them close and covered in prayer.

Prayer meeting will be the second Monday of each month. Venue to be determined month by month. 

Contact: Kerry Miller 425 6960