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BAP­TIST CHURCHES 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.drouin­bap­

Rokeby Bap­tist Church

1025 Brandy Creek Rd (Main St) Rokeby Sun­day: wor­ship and the Word at 10am. Sun­day School 1st and 3rd Sun­days, dur­ing the ser­vice. Mon­day: 10am craft morn­ing (2nd and 4th Mon­days) - Sally (0410 052 897) 6.30pm ‘Tools Down’ men’s min­istry (monthly) - Clin­ton (0437 487 742). Tues­day: Bible Study (Drouin weekly) - Ge­off (0428 878 219).

Wed­nes­day: 8 - 9pm - Weekly Prayer Meet­ing at the church.

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 see­vary­war­

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.war­rag­ul­

“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). www­drouinchris­tian­fel­low­

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.

Thurs­day: 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 (G5-8).

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).

We are now open Mon­day, Tues­day and Wed­nes­day from 9am un­til 1.30pm.

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).

Fire Church (Gipp­s­land Cam­pus)

Sun­day ser­vice at 2pm at the Youth For Christ (YFC) Cen­tre, 22 Nor­manby Street, War­ragul. Kids church pro­gram also runs reg­u­larly dur­ing the Sun­day ser­vice over the school term. Wed­nes­days

9.15am - 12.30pm: prayer and so­cial group at YFC


For more in­for­ma­tion or de­tails about our other mid-week groups, please con­tact Pas­tor Phil or Deb­bie Good­man (0400 069 294), or email gipp­s­[email protected]

Fire Church is af­fli­ated with Aus­tralian Chris­tian Churches. Web­site

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.

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.hopechurch­


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 5pm. 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.drouin­pres­by­te­

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 bun­[email protected]

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,

Rollo Street.

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 9.30am. 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.the­cross­ Email: the­cross­[email protected]­e­

St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Cro­p­ley Street, Dar­num Wor­ship ser­vices: Sun­day 9am.

En­quiries: Pas­tor Tony Cas­tle (5174 0016) or Robert Bor­mann (5627 8557).

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).

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 rope­fac­to­[email protected]

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 ad­[email protected] 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: 9.30 am HC. Jin­di­vick 1st and 3rd Sun­day 11.30am HC.

Rev Dean Spald­ing (0421 216 825) [email protected]­gli­can­parish­

Parish of­fice (5625 4121). of­[email protected]­gli­can­parish­

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 to find out more about our church, see com­ing events and hear past ser­mons. Fol­low us on Face­book.

C3 Church War­ragul

Join us at Marist-Sion Hall, 165 Burke Street,

War­ragul. 10am every Sun­day.

Pas­tor: Steve Lit­tle (0407 065 622). www.c3church­war­

Con­tacts: Church of­fice (5629 9055), email ucadrouin­bun­[email protected]­ or web­site www.drouin­bun­yip­parishuca.word­

War­ragul Unit­ing Church

210 Sut­ton St, War­ragul. Tues­day, De­cem­ber 4: 5pm Gar­den Meet­ing, 7.30pm El­ders Gath­er­ing.

Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 5: 8am Pray for your

Church, 7pm Trains in The Shed. Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6: 9.30am Craft Group, 9.30am Play Group, 4pm Chil­dren’s Christ­mas Club. Sun­day, De­cem­ber 9: 10am Wor­ship Ser­vice Rev. Bruce Wood.

Tues­day, De­cem­ber 11: 7.30pm Church Coun­cil. Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 12: 8am Pray for your Church, 6pm WOW at the Rail­way Ho­tel, 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) or visit www.war­ragul.unit­

Co-op­er­at­ing Parish of Neerim South

Tues­day 4th De­cem­ber: St Ig­na­tious’ Neerim South: 12 noon Com­bined Christ­mas lun­cheon. Fri­day 7th De­cem­ber: St John’s Neerim South: 5pm Youth Group. Ice skat­ing O’Brien’s Arena Mel­bourne. Chil­dren liv­ing in the Parish will be dropped home.

Sun­day 9th De­cem­ber: St James’ Buln Buln: 9am Angli­can HC.

St John’s Neerim South: 10.30am Angli­can HC. For all en­quiries please phone Dr John Batt on (0400 386 177).

Unit­ing Church Drouin - Bun­yip Parish

Drouin - Long­warry - Bun­yip - Garfield ‘We fol­low Christ - lov­ing God and neigh­bour in

word and ac­tion.’

Wor­ship ser­vices:

Sun­day, 9th De­cem­ber: 9am Bun­yip, 10.30am


Sun­day, 16 De­cem­ber: 9am Garfield, 10.30am


Wed­nes­day, 19 De­cem­ber: 3pm Hil­lview Aged Care Bun­yip.

Sun­day, 23 De­cem­ber: 9am Long­warry, 10.30am


Spe­cial events:

Sun­day, 9th De­cem­ber: ‘Songs of Praise’ in a mem- ber’s home.

Thurs­day, 13th De­cem­ber: UCAF meets 6.30pm at Bun­yip.

Satur­day, 15th De­cem­ber: Drouin Carols in Civic Park Drouin at 7.30pm.

Other events:

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 Thurs­days at 3pm con­tact Mar­garet (5629 2318) for fur­ther de­tails. Con­tacts: Church of­fice (5629 9055), email ucadrouin­bun­[email protected]­ or web­site www.drouin­bun­yip­parishuca.word­

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