Drysdale Uniting Church

Children's Programs

Mainly Music – Every Wednesday in school terms for children up to pre-school; provides a half hour program using music and movement followed by a half hour socialising.

Friday School – is a pre-school children’s bible story time and craft activity for all pre-school children.

For more information on these programs, please contact 0425 814 033 or the Church Office.

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 Village Walk, Drysdale by the Linked Congregations of Bellarine.

Our trading hours are, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, and  Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm.

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

Volunteers come from both Drysdale and Portarlington-St. Leonards congregations and from non-aligned supporters.   Funds are raised for Uniting Geelong. Telephone 5251 3640.

Prayer Breakfast

The Prayer Breakfast is held on the third Saturday of each month at Café Zoo at 8.00 am. The theme for 2019 will be based on the booklet “Praying the Psalms” by Juanita Ryan. For more information contact 5259 3036 or the Church Office.

Parenting Programs

The Toolbox Parenting Program  is run on demand for parents of children 0-6 years. Over six sessions, the Early Years Toolbox is designed to provides skills to set appropriate boundaries for children and to develop a strong and loving bond with them. Topics cover parent types, development stages, tools for engaging co-operation, discipline, making memories and being the parent your child needs.  Cost is $70 a single, $100 a family.

The next program is to be advised. For more information contact 0428 381 829, 5251 3125 or the Church Office. 

Reflection

Recent activities include:

Retreat - Our retreat was held on 26 May at the Portarlington Guide Hall.  There was a themed study for the day and a time for personal contemplation.

Pilgrimage – 9 February 2019. A walk (driving is allowed) between five different locations with a liturgy to focus on aspects of a theme. The theme for 2018 is “Living History.” Lunch provided. No cost.

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

Café Church

Cafe Church – is held in place of the normal 9.00 am service about every eight weeks. The next service is 17 February 2019. This service is like an all aged Sunday School and involves discussion, simple craft and breakfast.

Messy Church

Messy Church is held every second month at 5 – 6.30pm. It is an informal time of worship for people who cannot, or prefer not to, attend regular church services.