Toorak Uniting Church
Services & Activities

All are welcome to join us for the following Worship Services:
 
Sunday Services
9:00am  Family Service
Weekly with Communion on the first Sunday each month.
10:15am  Worship Service
Weekly with Communion on the third Sunday each month.
* On the last Sundays of February, April, June, August and October, we have a combined, Whole Church Family Service. We begin with breakfast at 8:30am, followed by the 10:15am Service.
There is no 9am Service on those Sundays. Please check Update for actual details.

Special Services
Easter
Maundy Thursday7:30pm   Tenebrae Service
Good Friday10:00am   Worship Service
Easter Sunday10:15am   Worship Service (no 9:00am Service)

Christmas
Christmas Eve6:30pm   Family Carols in the Courtyard
8:00pm   Christmas Concert
Christmas Day10:00am   Worship Service

Summer

From the Sunday after Christmas Day until the last Sunday of January
9:30am   Family Service (one service only)


Choir Rehearses every Sunday (except January) at 9am for the 10.15am Service
Handbell Choir Rehearses Thursday evenings between 6pm-7pm during school terms only and not when Church Council meets.
Weddings By arrangement through the church office. Visit the Weddings at TUC page for more details.
Inter-church events
  • Prayers For Christian Unity. 10am last Thursday of each month (Feb - Nov). (see Update for location)
  • Food For Friends - during December food is collected and distributed to the needy
  • Toorak Churches Ecumenical Op-Shop at 143 Canterbury Road, round the corner from Toorak Road.
    Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm. Telephone: (03) 9827 3172
Alan Watson Centre
Teenage Dance Classes
originally set up to provide services to families, the centre now runs a reputable and highly successful program of evening dancing classes for teenagers during school semesters. Well supervised classes provide professional dance instruction in a social atmosphere and culminates with formal dances assisted by parish volunteers. Telephone: (03) 9829 0301 or e-mail: dance@toorak.unitingchurch.org.au
Applications for 2015 are now open and filling fast. Please print this Information and Enrolment form for 2015 semesters and return to Toorak Uniting Church. Places are allocated in the order enrolment forms are received.
John Macrae Centre is a Day Care Centre for Older People with special needs, operating a lively program in John Macrae House from Monday to Friday with specially trained staff. Volunteers play an active role with the program, fundraising, transport and help in the kitchen. Telephone: (03) 9829 0320 or e-mail: johnmacrae@bigpond.com
John Mackenzie Kindergarten provides Kindergarten programs for Three and Four year old children.
Telephone: (03) 9827 1855,   e-mail: mail@jmkinder.com.au   web: www.jmkinder.com.au
Uniting Arts Toorak (UAT)  Uniting Arts Toorak is a creative arts and spirituality center based in the former manse, Kinross House. Upstairs and external rooms are rented to artists and exhibitions and concerts are held on the ground floor or in the church. Volunteers are requested particularly to guide and assist with exhibitions.

Kinross House:
  • Is a centre for the development of the arts
  • Coordinates and runs exhibitions, arts and music events
  • Provides space to nurture artistic development
  • Enriches the spiritual life of the community
  • Explores and develops opportunities for ecumenical involvement
  • Sponsors interfaith events to promote understanding and awareness
Normal Gallery Hours:10 am - 3 pm, Tuesday - Friday
Weekends by appointment
Address:Kinross House
603 Toorak Rd
Toorak 3142
Phone:(03) 9829 0340
E-mail:uat@toorak.unitingchurch.org.au

Our Ministers and staff are listed on the Ministry page.


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