Morning Tea with the Minister

Commencing Friday 2 February and then the first Friday of each month from 10.30 am - 12.00 pm. Open to all. Come along for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat with the minister, Rev Karen Eller.

Uniting Church Adult Fellowship

UCAF (Uniting Church Adult Fellowship) meets monthly at the church hall on the fourth Wednesday at 1:30 pm

For more information contact 5251 3075 or the Church Office.


Op Shop

Our Op Shop operates 6 days a week in the church hall, Palmerston St entrance from car park.

Our trading hours are, Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm and Saturday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm.

We stock a large range of quality  clothing, household items, books and more.

Volunteers come from both the Drysdale congregation and from community supporters.   

Part of the profit is donated to community organisations. In December 2021 donations were forwarded to Drysdale Food Bank and Springdale Kinship Carers. In 2022 donations were forwarded to Drysdale Primary School Breakfast program, Springdale Neighbourhood Centre, Geelong Animal Welfare Service, and Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugee Support. Organisations supported in 2023 were Drysdale Primary breakfast program, Clifton Springs PS breakfast program, Drysdale Food Bank, Springdale Kinship carers.

Breakfast Bible Study

The Breakfast Bible Study is held on the third Saturday of each month, from February, at Café Zoo, High Street, Drysdale at 8.00 am. The theme for 2024 will be based on the booklet “Galatians: Why God Accepts Us” by Jack Kuhatschek. For more information contact 5251 2210 or the Church Office. 



Loose change is collected throughout the day. For the first half of the year the recipient organisation is House of Hope, a women's rehabilitation accommodation service as part of Foundation 61. For their website here.


Recent activities include:

Retreat - Our retreat is normally held annually at the Portarlington Guide Hall.  There is a themed study for the day and a time for personal contemplation. The date for the 2024 Retreat is Saturday 1 June. The guest speaker will be Rev Assoc Prof Geoff Thompson. The program for 2023 is here: Program. The program for 2024 will be available soon.

Pilgrimage – Saturday 23 March 2024. A walk (driving is allowed) between five different locations with a liturgy to focus on aspects of a theme. The theme for 2024 is "Opportunities.” Lunch provided. No cost. Flyer for 2024 to be attached shortly.  Attached is the 2023 Liturgy

For more information on these events please contact 5251 2210 or the Church Office.

Groups using Church Hall

The church hall is available for hire. Please contact Ian on 0414 388 370 to discuss availability. 

Groups regularly using the hall are:

Clifton Springs Garden Club: first Monday 7.30-9.00 pm

Coffee and Chat

A social gathering for coffee and chat at Cafe Zoo from 10.00 am. Contact 0438 521 618 for more information.