Connect Groups

Get Connected!

Welcome to Connect Teams & Connect Groups! Connect Teams serve weekly or monthly year round at Judah Church. Connect Groups meet 3 times a year for 8 weeks in a variety of ways each session. Read more below about how to Get Connected!

Connect Groups Kick-Off Session 2024

Interested in joining a Connect Group? These groups are a safe, noninvasive way to get to know each other and invite new people to Judah. The Summer Session of 2024 Connect Groups runs from June 2nd to July 28th! Connect Groups meet regularly over the 8 Week session with the goal of building connections, growing in the faith and ultimately doing life together! If you would like to join a Connect Group please sign-up by clicking the SIGN UP button above.

You can review the list below to learn more about our CONNECT Groups as well as learn about our current CONNECT Teams.


ANOINTED SNIPERS with Zo Cooper. Firearms shooting, most Mondays and Fridays, for anyone from beginners to experts that would like to join me at the range.

BOOKZ & BUDDIEZ with Asha Smith. Judah Kidz, it's summertime! That means it's time for Summer FUN! Come join Ms. Asha for some reading fun and dive into exciting stories with your buddies. Ages 7-12. Parents, meetings will take place Wednesdays via ZOOM.

DINNERS AND DEVOTIONALS with MARILYN CALHOUN. This group meets once a month at different restaurants to just connect and reflect on how good the Lord has been.  Brief Bible discussions while eating and sharing meals with one another.  Our ultimate goal is inviting people who are not connected with the family of God and introducing them to Judah. Dinners TBA

EFFECTUAL FERVENT PRAYER with RAQUEL NEGRON and AVERIL BENNETT- Are you looking to strengthen your relationship with God and experience a deeper, more intentional prayer life? Join Raquel Negron on a 40-day prayer challenge and build prayer habits that will support your faith for a lifetime using Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson. All are welcome! Wednesdays at 7:00PM via Zoom.

IN HARMONY MEDICAL CONCIERGE AND WELLNESS STUDIO with DR. FELIX HERNANDEZ. Together we will learn about preparing for Medical Emergencies, strategies to prevent diseases and autoimmune disorders, medical weight loss, vitamin deficiencies, hormone health, building a strong immune system, preventative medicine, and how our personalized approach sets us apart from traditional medicine. Thursdays ZOOM 7:00PM.

JOY with DR. RON KENOLY - Every Friday, our JOY Group meets on campus at 10:30AM. If you’re a senior – or consider yourself a Just Older Youth – join us once a week for coffee, treats, fellowship, and an awesome Word! What better way to start your Friday mornings than together at JUDAH?!

JUDAH FIT with CHIQUITA CHAMBERS -Items to bring: Water, Towel, Mat and Enthusiastic Energy! Cost: $45 (covers 16 classes) LOCATION: Newton Park 31 W Garden Ave Winter, FL 34787 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30PM (first class June 18th)

JYA with FREDRICK & SHANDA QUETANT - Between work, school, family, and everyday obligations, it can be hard to find time for fun and for friends. Judah Young Adults (JYA) is an easy but impactful way to make connections! If you're 18 and up, follow us on FB and IG for weekly encouragement and info for events and hangouts! Events and FB/IG LIVES TBA

LET US PAINT with TATIANA BENNETT - Join us as we learn new styles of painting and have time to fellowship and decompress with art therapy. Learn. Create. Connect. Virtually Tuesdays at 6:30PM and two in-person sessions on weekends.


MEN'S FIGHT CLUB (MFC) with Pastor Manny Buisson, Bernard Hayes, Stephen Gosse, Pastor Mark Shorey, and Sergio Kelly. MFC is a Men’s Ministry for Judah Church. It is for men of all ages. Join us for some awesome events of fellowship, food, and devotion. 1 Timothy 6:12 “…fight the good fight of faith.” Meetings/breakfasts quarterly on the first Saturday of the month at 9:00AM.

MOTHER'S WHO PRAY with TONYA PORTER-CONNELLY. This is a safe space for mothers or mother-figures to pray, share and support each other by encouragement, the Word and praying for one another. Thursdays 7:00PM via ZOOM.

PRETTY ON PURPOSE with JOY LAVANT - Join us for makeup tips and feeling beautiful no matter what we do, where we go, or who we are. God created us all to be beautiful and why not be pretty during the process? Saturday mornings or evenings via ZOOM with some in-person meetups TBA.

RESTORE THE SCORE with CHERYL HINNANT and ANGEL ALOYO - Learn the tips and tricks regarding your credit score and the practical steps to improve your credit and restore your name.  Proverbs 22:1. Wednesdays at 7:00PM via ZOOM.

ROCK PAINTING 101 with SUSAN BLAKE -Join us for a fun, relaxing way of meeting new people as we fellowship and paint rocks. Mondays and some Saturdays at Judah.

TONGUES OF FIRE with STEPHEN and KRISTINE GOSSE - We will be going through the book Tongues of Fire 101 Supernatural Benefits of Praying in Tongues as a group and meeting weekly to discuss, pray in tongues and access our prophetic advantage in prayer. Thursdays via ZOOM at 6:33PM.

WANNA PLAY A GAME? with ANTWAN and ASHA SMITH - Join us for a weekly game night hosted at our house! Sundays after church. 

WOMEN OF RUTH with FRANCINA WILLIAMS - This group is designed for women from all walks of life who are interested in connecting with other women to learn and grow. We will be using the book Ruth: God's Amazing Love for You: An In-depth Bible Study. We will also be engaging in fun activities, life-changing discussions, and inspiring messages. Thursdays at 7:30PM via ZOOM.

CAFE with CECE MCEWAN – Join the friendly ladies of our Judah Cafe Team who serve coffee and treats before and after Sunday services!

CLEANING TEAM with SERGIO KELLY – If you enjoy cleaning and taking care of God’s house, consider joining the Cleaning Team to assist in weekly upkeep at Judah!

CULTURE SHOCK YOUTH - with Djeimys Souza. If you feel called to minister to the next Generation, sign up to be a part of our Culture Shock Team! Teens in Grades 6th-12th meet Sundays following Praise and Worship in the main service.

EVENT TEAM with ERIN COTHERN - Join us to decorate the big & small events at Judah throughout the year! If you have a creative eye, this is the perfect place to use your gifts with a team! TIMES VARY FOR EACH EVENT

HELPING HANDS with MS. VERN – Located in Groveland, our ministry team gives out food and necessities to those in need. Join us the fourth Saturday of each month in Groveland to be a part!

INTERCESSORY PRAYER  with RAQUEL NEGRON and AVERIL BENNETT – Our Intercessory Prayer Team meets every Sunday before service to pray together. We would love to have you sign up and meet us for prayer every week.

JUDAH KIDZ with JOY LAVANT – If you are called to change the lives of our little ones and our future leaders, then come be a part of Kidz Church! There is a variety of areas to serve, whether that’s teaching kids or being extra eyes and ears during games! Age ranges 0-12. SUNDAYS 10:00AM

JUDAH REACH OUT with ERIN COTHERN and CECELIA MCEWAN - If you are in need of assistance or would like to volunteer, join us for our monthly Judah Reach Out on the third Saturday of every month! We have the opportunity to meet, pray with, and give out food to those in need in our community!

MEDIA TEAM with TANT SHELTON and DJEIMYS SOUZA – Are you interested in cameras, computers, pictures, live streaming, and all things media? Our online presence matters! Consider joining our Team and helping us create, post, share, and expand our reach to the world! SUNDAYS 9:30AM 

PRODUCT TEAM with MS GEE COWAN – If you are looking for an opportunity to serve at Judah Church and you enjoy helping people, we invite you join our Product Team! We  serve on weekly rotations Sunday mornings before and after church in the Judah Store. We would love to have you on our team! SUNDAYS 9:30AM

SAFETY/PARKING LOT TEAM with JENNIFER BAGBY and DENNIS JESSMORE– This team is for anyone interested in the safety of our facility, from parking lot to the back hall, our Security Team works to protect and watch over every attendee at Judah! SUNDAYS 9:30AM

SIGN LANGUAGE TEAM with MELONIE PLEASANTS – If you are gifted in sign language, join this team as we serve the hearing impaired in our Sunday Services. SUNDAYS 9:30AM

USHERS & GREETERS with KEITH BRITTEN Every Sunday, this team serves from the front doors to the altars! We usher in people, make guests feel welcome, help people find a place to sit, and make sure every detail of  Sunday service flows seamlessly for all who attend. Sign up to serve! SUNDAYS 10AM

WELCOME CENTER with SHANDA QUETANT – If you love meeting new people, helping visitors get to know Judah, and connecting with new members, sign up to serve in our Welcome Center & FTV Team! We help people find what they’re looking for at Judah!

WORSHIP TEAM with PASTOR SETH J. ELBE – If you can sing, we invite you to join the Judah Choir! Come out Monday nights for music rehearsals to learn knew music and be a part of our amazing Praise and Worship Family! MONDAY REHEARSALS 7PM JUDAH CHURCH/SUNDAYS SOUNDCHECK 9:30AM