CHURCH N EW S
Longwarry Baptist Church
Meets in Union Church Hall, Witton St, Longwarry. 10am: worship service; 10.30am: Sunday School. 9.30am Monday playgroup at Health Centre, Longwarry; 6pm Monday evening Bible study at church hall. Contact Pastor Paul Young (0413 315 474)).
Drouin Baptist Church
13-15 Bennett St, Drouin Sunday morning service and Godspace (Kids church) and creche - 10am.
Mid week activities:
Linking Hands craft group - Tuesdays at 10am in the church. Enquiries to Rosemary (5625 2664).
Bizzy Butterflies playgroup - Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9.30 - 11.30am in the Church. Enquiries to Merron on (0438 128 712).
Oasis for Women - study fortnightly and prayer monthly - Fridays at 9.30am. Enquiries to Judy (5625 3527). LifeQuest Youth Ministry (Y7-12) Fridays at 7.30pm at the church. Enquiries to Lindsay (5625 3887). General enquiries including Bible Study Groups may be made to Pastor Stephen Young (5625 3983). Please visit our website at: www.drouinbaptistchurch. org.au
Rokeby Baptist Church
1025 Brandy Creek Rd (Main St) Rokeby Sunday: worship at 10am. Sunday School 1st and 3rd Sundays, during the service.
Monday: 10am craft morning (2nd and 4th Mondays) - Marg (0420 299 472); 6.30pm ‘Tools Down’ men’s ministry (monthly) - Clinton (0437 487 742). Wednesday: Bible study (Drouin - weekly) - Geoff (5625 5005).
Thursday: Bible study (Buln Buln - fortnightly) -
Clinton (0437 487 742).
For further information contact secretary Michelle Tepper (0400 876 769), Pastor Geoff Dethlefs (0428 878 219
Calvary Baptist Church
88 Smith Street, Warragul
Please join us for weekly services:
Sunday: 9.45am, 11am and 5.30pm. Wednesday: 6.30pm
We are a traditional Baptist Church with hymns and King James Bible preaching. For more information see www.calvarywarragul.com.au
Warragul Presbyterian Church
Weekly service: 9.30am every Sunday at St Luke’s Church, Warragul-Korumburra Rd, Ellinbank, all welcome.
More information phone Pastor Christopher Dean (0438 221 433) or visit our website www.warragulpres.org.au
“Church on Tarwin” Christian Family Centre
Warragul and District 7 Tarwin St. Celebration service each Sunday commences with a pre-service at 9am then 10am service.
A lively “Kids Church” program each Sunday from 11am-noon of the school term. Creche is provided. A warm invitation is extended to join us in faith, fellowship and friendship and to stay and enjoy a cuppa and a chat after the service.
Prayer meeting 2.30-3pm Wednesdays and 9.45am Sundays.
Youth meet weekly on Wednesdays 7pm during the school term.
Mid week Conn-X-ion groups meet in various locations.
For more details contact the church on 5623 1053 or Pr Chris on 0409 930 507.
(Affiliated with CRC Churches International).
Drouin Christian Fellowship
We meet every Sunday at 10.30am, in the Moondah Centre at the Drouin Secondary College, South Rd, Drouin.
Home Study Fellowship on Fridays at 7.30pm. Contact Pr Keith Gillam (5625 2440).
Other general enquiries to Ann (5625 3747). wwwdrouinchristianfellowship.org.au
The Salvation Army
120 Burke St, Warragul Sunday: 9.30am Family worship; 10am Kids Church. First Sunday every month - Sunday Night @ The Salvo’s, 5.30pm.
Tuesday: 10am playgroup. Wednesday: 10am KYB Womens Bible study; 1.30pm Home league.
Friday: 10am P. O. W. E. R. Time ( People Of Worth Enjoying Recreation) - this activity is for people of all ages who are looking for company; 7.30pm fortnightly junior youth activities ( G58).
Community Support Service: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am- 12.30pm ( phone 5623 1090).
Other specific interest activities include instrumental, choral, bible study, recycling ( for our Sally’s Seconds Family Store) and small groups for both young and old. Contact ( 5623 1090).
Deep River Fellowship
Sunday morning service at the Great Hall, Warragul Primary School, Witton Street, Warragul. Bible college - call for details (0411 293 433). Prayer meeting Thursday 7.30pm at Sonshine Toy Library.
For more information regarding services and study groups contact Ps Breeanna Rennie (0466 440 197) between 9am-5pm.
Warragul Church of Christ
155 Bowen St, Warragul Sunday services: 10am contemporary worship and communion service (Kids’ Connection program commences at 10.30am).
Merge Youth (years 7-12) 7.30pm Fridays; small groups. Other ministries: Young Adults, Seniors Fellowship, Mission Support Group, Patchwork Group, Chicks in Cafes and Blokes in Sheds.
Baw Baw combined churches food relief and charity shop operates each week from Factory 6-11 Pearse St, Warragul, Monday to Thursday 10am-2pm. Contact Anne (0419 375 813), Heather (0407 268 305) or Trish (0422 031 689).
Pastor Kevin Hughes, Pastor Martin Gillespie, Pastor Oscar Correa, Kids Ministry team leader Kevin Tanan (0430 868 560). For more information contact the church office on (5623 4073).
HOPE Church Drouin
“Bringing meaning to life”
Suite 5A, Level 2, 35- 37 Princes Way ( main street) Drouin. Lift and parking available at rear entry.
Sunday service 4pm. Kids church Sunday 4pm. Life groups and coffee club please ring for times and locations.
Ps Rob Davey ( 5625 3226) or visit website www. hope churchdrouin . org
Anglican St Mark’s Church, Thorpdale
First and third Sundays of the month 8am. Breakfast after first Sunday service. Second and fourth Sundays of the month 11am.
Drouin Presbyterian Church
Regular Sunday Services at 8.40am, 10.40am and
Weekly Bible studies and prayer meetings. Youth (grades 7+) meet fortnightly on Friday night - during school terms.
Ministries for men, women and children and families on a regular basis.
Please contact the office or see the website for more details.
Minister Rev Heath Easton (0432 088 373). Office
(5625 1126). www.drouinpresbyterian.org.au
Anglican Parish Bunyip
Sunday: 9.30am, Sung Eucharist, St Thomas’ Bunyip, 10am, Eucharist, St John’s, Nar Nar Goon. Wednesday: 11.45am, Eucharist, St Thomas’, Bunyip followed by lunch.
Friday: 10.30am Eucharist on 1st Friday of month
Hillview Hostel, Bunyip.
Contact: please leave a message at the rectory office (5629 5295).
Email: anglican email@example.com
Catholic Parishes of Warragul & Drouin
Masses: St Ignatius Church, Main Road Neerim South Saturday 5.30pm.
St Joseph’s Church, Queen St Warragul Saturday 7pm, Sunday 9am.
St Ita’s Church, Victoria St Drouin Sunday
Priest: Fr Peter Slater. Phone the parish 5623 1642 for details of prayer groups and other activities.
Trafalgar Catholic Parish
St John’s Trafalgar
Fr Bernard Krotwaar (5633 1166). Waterloo Road. Masses: Saturdays at 6pm. 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month at 10am.
St Jarlath’s, Yarragon,
1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month at 10am.
Rokeby Gospel Chapel
Mason Road, Rokeby
Sunday service 10.30am. Sunday School during the service.
Youth group as announced.
Further information contact (0423 615 375).
St Mark’s Church Yarragon
Every Sunday 8.30am HC/ morning prayer.
St Mark’s Church Thorpdale
First and third Sundays of the month 8am. Breakfast after first Sunday service.
St Mary’s Church
Contingent St, Trafalgar Family service and Sunday School every Sunday
Morning tea each week following service. Tuesdays 9.30am “Mainly Music”. Wednesdays 10am. JASSAS after-school program Wednesday 3.30pm.
Thorpdale Wesleyan Methodist Church
Robinson St, Thorpdale. Sunday service: 10am.
Sunday School during the service.
Bible study groups Thursday evenings.
Rev Frank Lees (5634 6413).
The Crossing Drop In Centre Inc
134A Princes Way, Drouin. Phone 5625 2655. Open: Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 10am- 4pm, Sat 9.30am- 12 noon Christian bookshop and Cafe. Stocking a range of drinks, light snacks and meals.
Community lunch each Wed/ Thurs cost: donation. www. thecrossing. org. au Email: thecrossing@ exemail. com. au
St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Cropley Street, Darnum
Worship services: Sunday 9am.
Enquiries: Pastor Tony Castle (5174 0016) or Robert Bormann (5627 8557).
Uniting Church, Parish of Trafalgar
Service time at St Andrew’s Trafalgar: 9.15am on 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. Trafalgar Sunday School 9.15am on 2nd Sunday of each month.
Chin Wags: 1pm - 3pm on 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
Service times at St David’s Yarragon: 9.15am on 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Contemporary service 5pm on the 4th Sunday of each month with shared tea to follow.
Service times at St Stephen’s Darnum: 11am on 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.
As we have no minister at present, please direct enquiries to (5634 2450).
Rope Factory Church
Family services meeting 10am every Sunday at 57 Sutton St, Warragul (the old James Miller Rope Factory).
Prayer and missional community groups meeting at various times mid week.
For more information please call Michael
Ballantyne 0458 678 217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Freedom Cornerstone Fellowship
We come together to encourage one another in all aspects of life in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
Sunday services are held 2nd and 4th Sunday each month at 10am at the Old Shire Hall, corner Smith and Queen Sts, Warragul. Community dinners are held 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 5.30pm, various venues.
For more information please call Jo ( 0438 329
342) or Adrienne ( 0439 300 176).
Life Encounter Church
CCG Campus, Warragul-Korumburra Road. Pastors Peter and Helen Butterfield.
Services on Sundays at 10am.
Also connect groups, youth groups, kids church, prayer meetings and teachings.
All inquiries either via email at email@example.com or phone 5636 4221.
Drouin Anglican Church
128-132 Princes Way, Drouin Mondays: 3.30pm Lyrebird Village. Wednesdays: 10am HC.
Sundays: 8am and 9.30am HC.
Last Sunday of the month: 9am HC.
Jindivick 1st and 3rd Sunday 11.30am HC.
Rev Dean Spalding (0421 216 825) dean@anglican parishdrouin.org.au
Parish office (5625 4121). office@anglicanparish drouin.org.au
Community Church Warragul
1-29 Wills St, Warragul
Real Life 24/7
9.30am Sunday service with Teen Church and Kids Church during school term.
Visit our website www.ccw.org.au to find out more about our church, see coming events and hear past sermons. Follow us on Facebook.
C3 Church Warragul
62 Victoria St, Warragul. 9.30am every Sunday at Wesley of Warragul.
Pastor: Steve Little (0407 065 622). www.c3churchwarragul.com
Co-operating Parish of Neerim South
Friday 18th: 5.30 Assemble at church. Leave for an outing to Stadium 34 at 6.30pm. Return to church at 9.30pm at St John’s Neerim South.
Sunday 20th: 9am Anglican HC at St Andrew;s
Noojee, 10.30am Uniting HC at St John’s Neerim
South. For all enquiries please phone Rev. Dr John Batt (0400 386 177).
Warragul Anglican Church
St Paul’s, 96 Victoria Street, Warragul. Services: 8am Sunday - Traditional HC Service; 9.45am Sunday - Contemporary HC Service including programs for SALT Club aged kids, 7pm Sunday @ 7 Reboot Youth service at WAC. Wednesdays: 9.45am mainly music at WAC, dance and movement program for preschoolers and their carers.
Various small groups meet throughout the week for prayer, Bible study and friendship: families, retired, young adults, empty nesters. Contact office for details.
Wednesday: 1pm MU outing to afternoon tea. Meet at the church.
Rector: Philip Muston (5622 3503). Locum Tenens Priest: Tony Wicking (0414 316 258). Church office: (5622 3503). Recycle Me Shop: (5622 3266). www.warragulanglican.org.au
Warragul Uniting Church
210 Sutton St, Warragul. Wednesday, May 16: 8am Pray for your Church, 1.30pm Open Door, 7pm Trains in The Shed. Thursday, May 17: 9.30am Craft Group, 9.30am Play Group.
Saturday, May 19: 10am Coffee @ Newmason. Sunday, May 20: 10am Worship Service - Rev Bruce Wood, 4pm Families @ 4.
Monday, May 21: 4pm “Exploring the Vision”
Tuesday, May 22: 7.30pm Church Council. Wednesday, May 23: 7pm Trains in The Shed. Minister - Rev Bruce Wood. PACE Worker - Di Carson. Pastoral Assistant - Kerry Morgan.
For more details of church programs please contact the church office (5623 6625), www.warragul.unitingchurch.org
Uniting Church Drouin - Bunyip Parish
Drouin - Longwarry - Bunyip - Garfield ‘We follow Christ - loving God and neighbour in word and action.’ Worship services: Wednesday, 16 May: 3pm Hillview Aged Care Bunyip.
Sunday, 20 May: 9am Garfield; 10.30am Drouin, Drouin 7pm Combined Ecumenical Service Baptist Church Drouin. Sunday, 27 May: 10am Parish AGM Longwarry, 10.30am Combined Mission Service at Longwarry. Sunday, 3 June: 9am Bunyip (HC), 10.30am Drouin (HC).
Tuesdays 10am Craft and Friendship Group, Garfield Church Hall, contact Robyn (5629 5541). Thursdays 10 -11.30am Play Group (not in school holidays), Drouin Church Hall. Thursdays 11am - 12 noon Meditation Group, contact Fred (0439 247 253). Camera Club 1st and 3rd Thursday at 3pm, contact Margaret (5629 2318) for further details. Contacts: Church office (5629 9055), email firstname.lastname@example.org or website www.drouinbunyipparishuca.wordpress.com
Longwarry Seventh-Day Adventist Church
16 Princes Way, Longwarry Saturday, May 19, in the church: 10am Adult Bible Study; 11.30am Worship Service; 1pm Church lunch, all welcome.
Sunday, May 20: 3 - 5pm ADRA Food Bank at the Church.