CONNECT GROUPS – These are mid-size groups of people (14 to 40 people) who meet around a common interest.
CARE GROUPS – These are small groups that gather through a particular season of need for support and healing.
If you are interested in joining any of the connect groups below contact directly the group leader listed below.”
Basketball – Omar Figuereo firstname.lastname@example.org
Agonia – Jenna Sipkema email@example.com
Volleyball – Mathieu Goguen firstname.lastname@example.org
Ball Hockey – David Alcorn email@example.com
DivorceCare – Debbie McPherson firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors Thursday Bible Study – Dave Steeves email@example.com
The Mom Café – Jennifer Bell firstname.lastname@example.org
PALs – Judy McGuire email@example.com
LAFF – Joan Lindsay firstname.lastname@example.org
LIFT – Muriel Ingalls email@example.com
WMS (ABW) – Cheryl Allerston firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcomer Friends (ESL) – Ann Tate email@example.com
Spanish Group – Omar Figuereo firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are looking for more information about Growth Groups, click below
SENIORS – meets each Thursday morning from 9:30-11:00 in the Family Centre at Hillside for fellowship, Bible study, and fun. Takes a break for the summer months. Kick-off in early October. For more information, please contact Dave Steeves at email@example.com
THE MOM CAFÉ – a group for moms in every season to come together and fellowship. Bring your kids and let them play while you enjoy a coffee with some friends. Meets weekly at 9:30am in the Family Centre at Hillside, September to June. For more information, please contact Jennifer Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org
PALs – Pretty Amazing LadieS – A lady’s group that meets the first and third Tuesday evenings of each month in the Café downstairs at Hillside. A chance to relax and enjoy food, fun and friends! As well, together the ladies discuss ways to deal with life from a Biblical perspective and periodically seek to contribute to meet a need that arises in our community. For more information, please contact Judy McGuire at email@example.com
LAFF – Life After Fifty-Five – This crew meets the third Tuesday of the month at 12:30 pm in the Café for an enjoyable afternoon with food and fellowship. Some activities may include: games, movies, road trips, special music, special guests and more. For more information, please contact Joan Lindsay at firstname.lastname@example.org
LIFT – Ladies in Fellowship Time – We are a prayer and bible study group who meet Thursdays, 9:15-11:00 in the Cafe. We start with coffee. Feel free to try us out! For more information, please contact Muriel Ingalls at email@example.com
WMS GROUPS – Women’s Missionary Society – Meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Hillside Boardroom. WMS groups desire to grow in their relationship with God through prayer, Bible study and participation in local and global mission opportunities.
1. Impacting Globally: Partnering with Canadian Baptist Ministries which has global field staff on five continents.
2. Impacting Locally: Partnering with several ministry programs and projects within the Atlantic Provinces.
For more information, please contact Cheryl Allerston at firstname.lastname@example.org
BASKETBALL (Starts Sept. 18, 2023) – meets to play basketball in the Hillside gym Mondays at 7:30 pm & Thursdays at 5:30pm. For more information, please contact Omar Figuereo at email@example.com
VOLLEYBALL (Starts Sept. 20, 2023) – meets to play volleyball in the Hillside gym Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. For more information, please contact Mathieu Goguen at firstname.lastname@example.org
BALL HOCKEY (Starts Sept, 2023) – meets to play ball hockey in the Hillside gym. For more information, please contact David Alcorn at email@example.com
AGONIA FITNESS (Starts Sept. 18, 2023) - Agonia incorporates various exercises and routines which include body weight exercises, gymnastic movements, Olympic weightlifting, and cardio. We want to help you develop a desire to exercise with like-minded people. The routines can be modified to any level of fitness to help you meet your goals and feel comfortable with the movements. Meets in the Hillside gym, Monday and Wednesday nights from 6pm - 7pm. For more information, please contact Jenna Sipkema at firstname.lastname@example.org
NEWCOMER FRIENDS - A safe place to practice English
New to Canada, or been here for years, if you need to improve your English, come and join us. We will be focusing on speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary and listening. Please join us and meet new friends from many countries each Tuesday, 9:30-11:30, at the church, downstairs Café. For more information, please contact Ann Tate at email@example.com
SPANISH GROUP - For more information, please contact Omar Figuereo at firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP Ministry - NEW
The Care Ministry is excited to be able to offer help to Hillside widows and single moms by providing minor home repairs and maintenance services. This serve would occur once a month. If you are interested in being helped, sign up online or on the Connect Card with the word “help”; or if you are interested in serving on the Team, write ‘serve” on the Connect Card, and someone from the Team will be in touch with you.
DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. At this 13-week, video-based support group program, you’ll find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making. DivorceCare runs on Sunday afternoons starting September 10 at 2PM.
DivorceCare For Kids (DC4K) (ages 5-12) is also being offered.
Child care, ages 0-4 available for adults attending DivorceCare.
For more information go to www.divorcecare.org and to register go to DivorceCare@hillsidemoncton.org .
If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel.This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each GriefShare session has three distinct elements: video seminar, support group & personal reflection. Meets Sunday afternoons starting September 10th with our friends at Moncton Wesleyan. For more information, please contact Rhoda Sturgeon at (506) 523-3861.
Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a biblically-based, recovery program that addresses our Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits using a 12-step approach based on the Beatitudes from the book of Matthew. CR leaders, understand your struggles, as they have experienced freedom from addictive and dysfunctional patterns in their own lives. They have been trained to guide people through the 12 Steps/8 Principles, and to provide a safe environment for accountability and building authentic relationships. Tuesday’s at 6:30 pm with our friends at Moncton Wesleyan.