Community life

Merewether Uniting Church continually strives to live out our values of community, service, participation of all people, welcoming diversity, and a commitment to social justice and peace.

Sundays

We gather each Sunday at 9am, sharing stories, songs, contemporary and Biblical readings with discussion and creative activities. We reflect, encourage and strengthen our commitment to the values Jesus lived and taught. Learn more.

Community Activities Centre Merewether

As part of our commitment to living our values, Merewether UCA coordinates the Community Activities Centre Merewether, with its vibrant groups of volunteers and members of:

THE COMMUNITY KITCHEN MEREWETHER

A volunteer led group providing a free 3 course meal to more than 80 people each Tuesday (February to Christmas), who are in need of food and/or companionship and who would otherwise be isolated and undernourished. Learn more.

MEREWETHER
ALL-SORTS

A volunteer led group for people who have lost abilities from adverse health events or accident, providing a space for friendship, fun and strengthening skills. Tuesdays 10am – 2pm. Learn more.

ONE COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

This program began with new arrivals to Australia forming friendships with Australians. The vision of this program is to support individuals and the local community with the development of friendships between people of different nationalities and life circumstances. Learn more.

Annual Events

Please follow us on facebook for our latest news and events. You can also read our church newsletters here.

Crowd at fundraiser concert

Annual Fundraiser

An annual fundraiser is held for Community Activities Centre Merewether. In 2018 this was an afternoon concert with Rachel Collis, singer/songwriter with folk, rock and cabaret influences with support artist Strato Anagnostis playing classical guitar.

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Easter at dawn. Cross on the beach with sunrise behind.

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Merewether Beach

An ecumenical service is held at Merewether Beach near the baths each Easter Sunday morning. Leadership of the service is shared by local Anglican, Catholic, Presbyterian and Uniting Churches. The time of the service is advertised each year in local papers, in a local letterbox drop and on this website.

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Group gathered for Christmas carols in the park

Christmas Carols in the Park

The first Christmas carols in the park behind Merewether Uniting was held in 2015. This has become an annual event on the first Sunday in December with Adamstown and New Lambton Uniting Churches joining Merewether Uniting in co-hosting this community event. This event has quickly grown to over 100 people gathering to picnic, sing, share

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