Please note some of our Carey Groups are not currently meeting in person and have moved online. If you would like to join a connect group online or in person, please contact us or complete our Connecting with Carey Church form.

What We Do

At Carey, we think of discipleship as learning to follow Jesus in every area of our lives. One way to grow in this journey is in small communities together. These “groups” take different forms across our congregations. Some of our groups are ongoing, some run for a fixed period and are based on certain curricula or course. Some have a focus on life stage for participants (for example our “POD”s for Youth and Young Adults).

Discipleship Groups

Discipleship Groups are a small group of 8 to 12 people who meet regularly and in the absence of a Sunday gathering these groups become a life line to stay connected.

They are an opportunity to get to know a smaller group of people more deeply and to walk together through life’s triumphs and difficulties providing support and encouragement. They are an opportunity to grow spiritually and to read and consider the bible together. They are a great way to connect with others and to get involved with life at Carey.

At Carey Baptist Church we have various discipleship groups, meeting at a range of times during the week both online and in-person.

For the ladies

Quilters and sewers group

Looking for a new hobby, or are more experienced and would like to meet with other quilters? Our Carey Quilters would love to meet you too!

We meet in the Youth Room next to Timber Cafe, on the Harrisdale Campus

  • Thursdays (during school terms) 10:30am and 2:30pm

Please contact Wendy Devlin for more information.

MOPS

Mother’s of Pre-Schoolers

Carey MOPS is currently not running this term.

We would like to thank the amazing women who have lead this group over the years and have helped make a beautiful space for Mums to connect with one another.

If you would like to volunteer in this space, please contact the church office.

For the guys

Fathering Project

Carey has established a Fathering Project group to give Dads a boost in their fathering role.
Throughout the year events such as picnics, camps, hikes etc will be promoted in the local community.

The Fathering Project is a University of Western Australia-based non-profit team of professionals whose aim is to help fathers realise how important they are in a child’s life and to give them advice on how to encourage their children. More information can be found at the Fathering Project website.

Their work is also aimed at father figures such as grandfathers, stepfathers, uncles, mentors, youth leaders, teachers, pastors and coaches, knowing that many children do not have much father contact at all.

This work was triggered by statistics that show that:

Whilst mothers are usually involved in children’s lives, education and health matters, many fathers are not as involved as they could be.

This father-absence has a major impact on education (e.g. on attitude to school, truancy and bullying), health (more drug addiction, depression, cigarette smoking) and crime.

The cost of this problem to the Australian community is estimated to be over $12 billion per year, so this intervention could save many millions of dollars each year.

Contact us for more information

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