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CONNECT GROUPS

NO MATTER WHAT STAGE OF LIFE YOU FIND YOURSELF IN,
THERE’S A GROUP FOR YOU.

WE BELIEVE WE’RE BETTER TOGETHER

Attendance to City Gates goes beyond our Sunday Services. The church recognises the importance of forming healthy relationships with one another. Connect Groups offer you the opportunity to meet with others, in a relaxed homely environment, enabling you to form friendships for times of fellowship and personal support. These groups facilitate Biblical teaching, worship and prayer in a secure and welcoming atmosphere. There are many Connect Groups in various locations throughout Essex and East London – please contact the Church office to locate your nearest group.

To join a City Gates Church, connect group, fill in the form below and we will look to assign you to a group with people of a similar age and geographical location.

How do Groups work?

You will be contacted by a connect group leader, who will have a 15-minute conversation with you to introduce themselves to you and for you, to become familiar with them. 

Groups will be made up of 7 to 8 people plus one or two group leaders. Once you are placed in a group, the leader will initially connect with the group on a text-based platform, and then you would be invited to engage, with multimedia biblical teaching, and stimulating conversation, a time of worship, and a fun time getting to know one another.

City Gates Church Online & Home Group Code of Conduct

City Gates Church is truly committed to promoting a safer environment for people to feel safe and looked after.   We need our Online & home Groups, to be a safe place, so if you, choose to sign up, you must agree to participate in your group in a manner that upholds this commitment. If you complete this form, you are giving consent that you wish for your phone number to be contacted by a City Gates connect group leader.