Small Groups


Church By the Bay seeks to have smaller places where people can connect and be supported and cared for. Where they can know each other, and be known.

Small Groups are a great way to get connected into church life, build friendships, learn from others’ journeys of faith, develop leadership skills and impact lives. Groups meet at different times of the week in Portarlington, Drysdale and Clifton Springs. They cater for adults and youth.

Prayer Triplets work in a similar way to a Small Group, with an emphasis on personal accountability and growth.  Triplets (or doublets, but never more that quadlets) allow more intimacy than a small group setting, and  have been effective in many people’s lives.

We currently have around 10 small groups running in our church. Are you part of one? If not, here is your invitation to join. We would love to connect you with others in your area, who love to delve deeper into the scripture and life together. Our groups run at various times, locations. If you want to join a group feel free to contact any of the leaders below or contact Julie Rock on 0420 930 818 for more information.

Join us in reading the bible in a year, using The Bible Projects resources. You can find their reading plan here. All their videos can be accessed on their website here. You can also download an app from the play store for android, or iTunes for apple devices. We commenced on Sunday the 23rd of June 2019, but it’s not too late to join us as we read through the bible in a year.

Mike Power – 0437 671 636

Wednesday 7.30pm in Drysdale (on occasion they will meet at other people’s house scattered around the bellarine).

Craig Wood-Burgess – 0425 722 279

Wednesday 6.00pm – 8.30pm for dinner and study in Clifton Springs

Dave and Julie Rock – 0407 871 684 or 0420 930 818

Tuesday 7.30pm group location changes between Portarlington, Clifton Spring and Leopold each week.

Paul McGregor – (Men’s group)

Every second Tuesday at 2.00pm in Wallington

Xander Napoli – 0410 132 157 (Youth/Young adults group)

Monday 7.00-9.00pm in Portarlington

Nanette Napoli – 0432 225 764 (Girl’s group)

Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm in Portarlington

Steve Illingworth – 0412 143 109 (Men’s group)

Tuesday 7.45pm in Clifton Springs

Candice Lacey – 0400 173 092 (Women’s group)

Wednesday 7.30pm in Clifton Springs

Denis Plant –

Tuesdays 10.00am in St Leonards

Fiona Horne – 0422 376 397 (Women’s group – young children welcome)

Wednesday 9.30am in Clifton Springs

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