Connect Groups are all about two things: Connecting people and growing faith. Whether you're brand new to Celebration or you've been here for a while, we believe that church isn't just a service to attend, it's a place to belong, and finding community within Connect Groups is a huge part of that. Join a Connect Group today and see what God can do through you!

3 Steps to Join a Connect Group

SELECT A GROUP

Choose from a variety of options from location, interest, and schedule to find the group that's just right for you.

CONNECT WITH LEADER

Submit your information and a group leader will contact you shortly with more details.

CONNECT & GROW

Attend your group to connect with the people around you and grow together in your relationship with christ.

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Name
Days
Type
Location
21 Day Brain Detox - Carol
Days: Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Type: Women
Location: South Side
Leader: Carol Groat

Starts: April 16, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect group leader will let you know location

Every moment of every day you are changing your brain with your thoughts in a positive or negative direction. Every time you think and choose, you cause structural change in your brain. Your thoughts impact your spirit, soul and body.

By controlling the direction of your mind, you control the direction of your life.

Join us as we discover how to take control of our thoughts and to have a toxic-free mind.

25+ Singles and Social Club - Lynn
Days: Friday at 7:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: South Side
Leader: Lynn Keith

Starts: May 31, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Do you ever get tired of sitting alone at church on Sunday morning? Do you ever wish you had someone to hang out and enjoy some fun together on the weekend? You are not alone, so do lots of other Celebration Singles!

So let’s join together and bond over our favourite subject Jesus! All while we meet other fun singles and do some fun activities. We will meet the second Friday of each month for different fun activities. We will be doing anything from movies, axe throwing, sport nights at Celebration and even a dog walk in the park for your single fur balls.

We are looking for single Men and Women over 25 that are looking to meet “the one” or just connect with others so you don’t have to be at a table of one any longer.

If you’re interested in being notified of our event send Cynthia an email at cynthiaagwo91@gmail.com and we will add you to our invite list.

Our first event will be May 31st. Come out and lets enjoy one another’s company - keeping God in the centre of our life!

35+ Monthly Gathering
Days: Saturday at 5:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: South Side
Leader: Aaron Bond

Starts: June 1, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This Connect Group is for those over 35 to gather for some food and fun! We are always excited to meet other people our age! This way we can come together, grow in our walk with God, and be surrounded by people we can relate to.

Saturday, June 1st 
5:00pm - Meet at the Strathcona Station (8408 Gateway Blvd) for a private ride on the High Level Bridge Street car. It will be a round trip with a 20-30 minute stop on top of the bridge to enjoy a panoramic view of our beautiful city. The cost is 10 dollars per person and can be paid via e-transfer to bondaaron@hotmail.com(please pay promptly as we have limited space on the car and it will be first pay first ride)
6:30pm - Royal Pizza (10433 80 ave) for dinner
8:00pm - Pool and other games at Gateway Lanes and Rec Centre(3414 Gateway Blvd.)

Basketball Drop-In - Gerardo
Days: Thursday at 9:00pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Gerardo Ramos

Starts: April 18, 2019

Group meets in the Gym of the Dome.

Everyone is invited to this Connect Group that meets on Thursdays nights at 9pm to play a basketball game. This is a great group to get involved in and get to know others in our church community! We ask that you please sign up before attending so we know how many to expect. 

 

Bible Study - Natasha
Days: Thursday at 7:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: South Side
Leader: Natasha Pearson

Starts: January 17, 2019
Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This group is open to anyone looking to meet new people, grow in their understanding of the Bible, and their walk with Christ. If you’re keen on tea, snacks and conversation, this might be the place for you.

**Group is closed - at capacity

Bible Study - Sierra
Days: Tuesday at 6:30pm
Type: Young Adults
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Sierra Thiessen

Starts: May 7, 2019

Group meets in the Self-Serve Nursery in the main building.

This connect group is for young adult women, ages 16 to 30. Join us as we dig deeper into God's word, and grow in our relationship with God and one another. 

Book Club - Carmen
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Women
Location: South Side
Leader: Carmen Plemel

Starts: April 16, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Women's Book Club. This group is for any women, 16 and up, who love to read! We will read 'Uninvited' by Lysa TerKeurst on our own and come together biweekly to discuss. Please pick up the book on your own, it can be ordered on Amazon or bought in a bookstore - or digital if you prefer! Let's get together and learn to live loved when you feel less than, left out, and lonely!

Group meets biweekly. 

 

Breakthrough - Maren & Julia
Days: Sunday at 2:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Maren Morton & Julia Micku

Starts: April 14, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 2 in the main building.

This YCG is for youth girls (grades 7 to 10) to continue to grow their relationship with God. We are going to be there for you, but also challenge you. Each group will finish with something fun - crafts, movies, and special events.

Group meets biweekly.

Bulletin Ladies - Jan & Alayne
Days: Thursday at 1:00 pm
Type: Women
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Janice Hutton & Alayne Gibson

Starts: April 18, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 2 in the main building.

Join our Connect Group where we meet during the week and are able to hang out while we assemble bulletins. Coffee and treats are provided!

Celebration Kids Dance Club - Kelsea
Days: Thursday at 6:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Kelsea Peters

Starts: April 25, 2019
Ends: June 6, 2019

Group meets biweekly on Thursdays in the Dome Gym.

All elementary students are invited to join the Celebration Kids Dance Club. Miss Kelsea Peters is an experienced dance coach. This is a great place for your kids to learn hip hop dance and to build new friendships! 

Group meets bi-weekly on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:00pm. 

For grades 1 to 6.   

Conquer - Ben
Days: Monday at 7:00pm
Type: Men
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Ben Huizing

Starts: April 29, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

The Conquer Series is a powerful cinematic study that is transforming the lives of men around the world. Now in two action packed volumes, each containing Biblical teaching and proven principles to help men walk in freedom.

Couples Hangout - Zak & Sonia
Days: Monday at 7:00pm
Type: Married Couples
Location: Sherwood Park
Leader: Zak & Sonia Klammer

Starts: January 21, 2019
Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This group is for young couples who are looking to get connected with other young couples at church, to build new relationships, and have fun!

**Group closed - at capacity

 

Everybody, Always - Yasmeen
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Women
Location: South Side
Leader: Yasmeen Boahene

Starts: April 30, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This connect group is for all adult women who want to discover what it means to love without inhibition, insecurity, or restriction. From finding the right friends to discovering the upside of failure, Everybody, Always points the way to embodying love by doing the unexpected, the intimidating, the seemingly impossible. Join us for this book study!

Group meets biweekly. 

Family Potluck - Sarah & Adam
Days: Saturday at 4:00 pm
Type: Married Couples
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Sarah & Adam Beasley

Starts: April 27, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Loft

Looking to connect with other families who have younger children (around ages 4 to 8). We would love to have you over for a potluck dinner every two weeks!

We will also be taking in the "Boundaries with Kids" series!

Dates:
April 27
May 11
May 25
June 8 
June 22 

Financial Peace University - Steve & Gerry
Days: Thursday at 7:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Steve Pearson & Gerry Phaneuf

Starts: April 18, 2019
Ends: June 13, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

Join us on Thursday evenings as we learn how to take control of our money, plan for our futures, and transform our lives. 

Fitness & Fellowship - Stacey & Ryan
Days: Sunday at 6:30pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: South Side
Leader: Stacey & Ryan Bootsman

Starts: January 20, 2019
Ends: April 28, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

All fitness levels welcome but recommended that you are efficient with HIIT style exercises as there is no instructor in the group workout environment. Group is for adults 18yrs and older but you can be 16yrs if you are working out with your parent.

Due to facility restrictions this group is capped at 22 participants. Contact the connect group leader to get details on how to sign up.

Child friendly environment but childcare is not offered.

Contact group hosts for May and June dates. 

Floor Hockey - Christian
Days: Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Type: Men
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Christian Wiebe

Starts: April 16, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Gym

This men's Connect Group meets weekly to play floor hockey. This is a great group to take part in and get to know others in our church community while having fun! We hope to see you there! 

Equipment: Graphite or Composite Sticks (no wood sticks) plastic sticks provided if needed. Optional: Shin pads, Hockey Gloves. 

We play from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Girls With Swords - Jyening
Days: Wednesday at 6:15pm
Type: Women
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Jyening Rose

Starts: April 24, 2019
Ends: June 12, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 3 in the main building.

This connect group is for women of all ages!

Girls with Swords will teach you:
• How to speak the language of heaven on earth
• What it means to intercede
• What it means to carry your cross
• What it means to be discerning
• How to disarm the enemy
• Why women are the enemy’s target—and why God needs them to be heroes



Childcare Available
Hangout - Sammy & Jessmar
Days: Saturday at 5:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: West Side
Leader: Sam & Jessmar Velasco

Starts: April 20, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This group is for anyone who is looking to get connected with others at church, to build new relationships, and have fun!

Group meets biweekly from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 

High School Gals - Sarah & Catie
Days: Monday at 7:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Sarah Babuk & Catie Whyte

Starts: April 15, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Loft

This Youth Connect Group is for high school girls who are serving in the church and want to grow in their relationship with God. During this semester, we will be going through "Love Does" by Bob Goff. 

High School Guys - Kendell
Days: Monday at 7:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Kendell Semotiuk

Starts: April 15, 2019
Group meets in Meeting Room 2 in the main building.

This Youth Connect Group is for young guys, ages 14 to 18, looking to connect with each other, grow their faith, and to step into the purpose that God has for them! This semester we are studying the series “Conquer”.

**Group closed - sensitive material

High School Hangs - Sophie
Days: Wednesday at 6:30pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Sophie Robichaud

Starts: April 24, 2019
Ends: August 14, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

This group is for high school guys and gals to get together each week for a hang out. We'll change it up, some weeks we might watch a message, other weeks have dinner, play boardgames, go swimming or do some sports.

His Needs, Her Needs - Jordan & Gillette
Days: Wednesday at 6:00pm
Type: Married Couples
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Jordan & Gillette Reinsch

Starts: April 17, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 2 in the main building.

This connect group is for married couples who want to remember why they fell in love in the first place, renew their commitment to their marriage, and rediscover their passion.



Childcare Available
I Declare War - Jen
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Everyone
Location: St. Albert
Leader: Jennifer O'Neill

Starts: April 16, 2019
Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This Connect Group is for guys and gals in their mid-20s to late 30's, who want to learn how to fight life's battles by declaring war on our thoughts, our words, and our actions. It’s time to stop being our own worst enemy. It’s time to declare war and become the person, the spouse, the parent, and the leader whom God intended you to be.

**Group closed - at capacity

Jam It With Coco - Courtney
Days: Wednesday at 6:30pm
Type: Youth
Location: South Side
Leader: Courtney Poutoa

Starts: March 27, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Calling all grade 5, 6, and 7 students! Come hang out, meet new friends, and grow your relationship with God.

Group meets biweekly.

Jam Night - Gerardo
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Gerardo Ramos

Starts: April 16, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Auditorium

If you love music and get carried away jamming on your instrument, this connect group is for you.

Join us once a month from 7:00 to 11:00pm.

Junior High Gals - Colette
Days: Saturday at 11:00am
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Colette Waslen

Starts: April 20, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 2 in the main building.

This semester we are going to soak up the sun and have lots of fun doing it! Come hang with me to talk about our struggles, our successes, and best of all, our Saviour!

Kickboxing & Fitness - Daniel
Days: Monday at 6:30pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Daniel Luu

Starts: April 15, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Gym

Don’t know the first thing about kickboxing? That’s alright! Every grasshopper starts somewhere. Our cardio intensive workouts are geared towards beginners of all fitness levels and we’ll be there every step of the way to show you how it’s done. Learn how to properly throw punches, elbows, knees, and kicks, all while getting fit, learning practical self-defence skills, and making new friends. This group is for adults 18yrs and older. 

Kingdom Man - Clayton
Days: Wednesday at 7:30pm
Type: Men
Location: Sherwood Park
Leader: Clayton Stenson

Starts: March 13, 2019
Ends: June 19, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Join us as we recognize and claim the standard of greatness that God has set forth in His Word. We will learn what it means to be a kingdom man who accepts responsibility for his domain of influence. 

Men's Breakfast
Days: Saturday at 10:00am
Type: Men
Location: South Side
Leader: Clayton Stenson

Starts: April 6, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Our Men's group meets on the first Saturday of every month for breakfast at Ricky's in Millwoods (6108 28 Avenue). 

Men's Group - Jay
Days: Thursday at 7:00pm
Type: Men
Location: South Side
Leader: Jay Campbell

Starts: April 18, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This Connect Group is for men. We would love to have you join us every Thursday evening at 7pm and take in a great study and surround yourself with great company!

 

 

 

 

Men's Hangout - Darrell
Days: Friday at 7:00pm
Type: Men
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Darrell Caron

Starts: April 5, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

This group is for guys to come have fun and build their relationship with God and one another! 

Group meets on the first Friday of the month. 

Men's Hangout - Jarrad
Days: Saturday at 6:30pm
Type: Men
Location: Sherwood Park
Leader: Jarrad McCoy

Starts: April 6, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Quading, shooting, archery, UFC viewing, and other, are all possible activities depending on the group composite. Group is about creating relationships and discipleship through activities that may involve mud, blood, or gasoline.

Group meets once a month. Dates to be determined. 

Movie Night - Gerardo
Days: Saturday at 7:00pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Gerardo Ramos

Starts: January 26, 2019

Group Meets in the loft of the Dome.

Join us as we get to know other people from the Church and enjoy a movie once a month! From the silver screen classics to modern Hollywood blockbusters we will be watching some of the greatest films.

Group meets once a month on a Friday or Saturday night. 

Next Steps
Days: Sunday at 11:15am
Type: Everyone
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Next Steps Team

Dates: Continuous

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

God has an incredible purpose for our lives, and Next Steps is designed to help us connect with that purpose. At Next Steps, we will spend four consecutive Sundays diving into what it looks like to follow Jesus, connect to the church, discover our purpose and then make a difference with our lives. Next Steps happens every month starting with step one on the first Sunday of the month, but you can jump in at any time. Whether you're new to Christianity or new to Celebration Church, Next Steps is your next step!

Group meets on Sundays at 11:15am.



Childcare Available
Propel Women - Danielle
Days: Saturday at 9:30am
Type: Women
Location: South Side
Leader: Danielle Petrie

Starts: April 13, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Join us as we gather for brunch and discussion of the Propel Women curriculum. 

The Propel curriculum shares wisdom and experience with how to lead ourselves and others in our day-to-day lives.  

IN GROWTH YOU WILL DISCOVER:

How to build more room into your life
How to enlarge the space for God to work 
How to stretch your capacity
How to lengthen your impact
How to strengthen for the long haul
How to grow in every area

Group meets every second Saturday of the month. 

Refresh Women - Mornings
Days: Thursday at 9:30am
Type: Women
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Refresh Team

Starts: January 31, 2019
Ends: May 2, 2019

Group meets in the Main Lobby of the Church.

Refresh Women is a place for women to connect and be refreshed. It is a great place for women (with or without children) to come together and enjoy being around other women. We cover a variety of topics and study material at Refresh and would love for you to join us. We meet every Thursday morning at Celebration Church, in the Main Lobby at 9:30 am. Childcare is available for a small fee.

 



Childcare Available
Rizn Girls Night - Maddie & Bella
Days: Saturday at 7:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Madison Weimann & Bella Hartmann

Starts: April 13, 2019

Group meets in Meeting Room 1 in the main building.

This Youth Connect Group is for junior high and high school girls to have fun and build their relationship with God and one another! We will take in a message together, have small group discussion, and of course eat ALL the snacks. 

Group meets on the second Saturday of the month. 

Saturday Chill - Brenda
Days: Saturday at 5:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: South Side
Leader: Brenda Dreger

Starts: May 4, 2019
Ends: June 22, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Join us on Saturdays from 5:00 to 7:30 for food, games, movies, art, sports, and whatever other exhilarating things we want to do!  We already know you’re awesome, so come and have fun with us!

This youth connect group is for anyone 12-15 years old.

Shinny Ice Hockey - Boris
Days: Thursday at 9:45pm
Type: Common Interests
Location: South Side
Leader: Boris Vajsabel

Starts: April 4, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Join our co-ed shinny ice hockey group.

We meet once a week to play a game of ice hockey. This is a great group to take part in and get to know others while playing a fun game of hockey!

When: Thursdays (April 4th - Sept 13th)
Time: 9:45 pm to 11:15 am (1.5 hours)
Where: Argyll Arena (6225 - 100 Street)
Cost: $375 for 22 games ($20 drop-in fee)

If you have any questions please call Boris at 780.902.9378

Rules:

1. Have fun and bring a good attitude.

2. Play to the level of your opponent.

3. Be careful and avoid stick work (slashing, hacking, tripping, hooking, etc)

Goalie Safety Rules:

1. Do NOT shoot pucks at net when goalie not ready (i.e. during warm ups he can only face 1 shooter at a time, while setting up the post pegs, if he has his gloves off and taking a drink) 2. Do NOT crash the net (both forwards and defence need to be aware of where the goalie is) Just a reminder that this is a physical game and accidents do happen, so please be courteous. We are only playing shinny so if someone gets around you, let them have the breakaway, don't hook them, let's see who can have the most creative goals and saves for the goalies.

Sunday Recap - Sammy & Jessmar
Days: Saturday at 7:30pm
Type: Married Couples
Location: West Side
Leader: Sam & Jessmar Velasco

Starts: April 13, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Join our married couples Connect Group as we dig deeper into Celebration Church's Sunday message, build relationships, and have great discussions. We hope to see you there!

Group meets biweekly.

Tabletop Game Night - Jonathan
Days: Friday at 6:30pm
Type: Young Adults
Location: North Side
Leader: Jonathan Praymayer

Starts: April 19, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This group is for youth and young adults to try out new board games in a casual setting, with time to chat and get to know each other. We’ll be teaching something new at every meeting, so feel free to come when you can.  No experience required! 

Venue:
Connexxions Cafe, 12644 137 Ave NW

No cost to participate, but you can always buy food/drink on the side!

6:30 - People arrive, connect with others
7:00 - Start the game, explaining and playing
9:00 - Meet up officially done, but feel free to stay and play more!

Group meets biweekly.

Throwing Knives & Growing Lives - Ben & Hunter
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: South Side
Leader: Ben Plemel & Hunter Gillrie

Starts: April 16, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This group is for young men grades 7-12 that want to have a blast and learn how to develop basic leadership skills so you can be stronger in all areas of life. If you're into throwing knifes, great people, great snacks and principle based men who want to connect through conversation on a deeper level - this group is for you.

Group meets biweekly.

Video Game Night - Stephen & Joshua
Days: Friday at 7:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Stephen Wiebe & Joshua Prince

Starts: April 12, 2019

Group meets in the Dome Loft

This Youth Connect Group is for junior high and high school students who want to hang out and play video games. This is a great opportunity to get to know others in our church community while having fun and, sometimes, play competitively.

Groups meets biweekly. 

Walk & Talk - Megan
Days: Thursday at 6:30pm
Type: Women
Location: North Side
Leader: Megan Viens

Starts: April 18, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This women's connect group is for any and all ladies who want to spend time connecting with each other and growing their faith. 

We will meet at Peggy Holmes Park (on the North Side) and walk around Beaumaris Lake. 

What Makes You Happy - Isaac & Alicia
Days: Tuesday at 7:00pm
Type: Married Couples
Location: Sherwood Park
Leader: Isaac & Alicia Varty

Starts: April 16, 2019
Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

Everyone wants to be happy. But what makes us happy? And why is happiness easy to find, but hard to keep?

Join us as we dig into this series. This Connect Group is for young married couples. 

*Group closed - at capacity

Worship - Jaime & Sierra
Days: Thursday at 6:00pm
Type: Youth
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Jaime Ansell & Sierra Thiessen

Starts: May 2, 2019

Group meets in the Auditorium in the main building.

This Youth Connect Group is for youth 13-18 who love worship and would like to get better at an instrument or singing. Some experience on an instrument is preferred but everyone is welcome. Come worship with us!

Youth in Motion - Byron & Jessie
Days: Friday at 6:30pm
Type: Youth
Location: Sherwood Park
Leader: Byron Yurechuk & Jessie Stiegelmar

Starts: April 19, 2019

Group meets off site. Connect Group leader will let you know the location.

This Youth Connect Group is for high school guys and girls to grow in their relationships with each other and with God! We will worship together and go through curriculum. Join us on Friday nights!

We will meet once at month at Jessie's house and attend the monthly Rizn Nite together!

Young Adults Group
Days: Wednesday at 7:00pm
Type: Young Adults
Location: Celebration Church
Leader: Y.A Leaders

Starts: May 8, 2019
Ends: May 29, 2019

Group meets in the Main Lobby.

We are the 18-30 something community at Celebration Church. We formed this group not only to connect with each other but to passionately seek God together. We are single, we are married, we are parents, we are in college, we are pursuing careers; wherever you are at in life there is a place for you here! We look forward to getting to know you and having you join us as we learn, grow and find out more about how to grow our relationship with God.

 



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