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03 December 2023

street party volunteers – we need you!

We are still in need of volunteers to help make the street party a success.  We have worked out we need 39 people to help in a variety of ways.  Even if you can’t come for the carols, could you help set up?

Just a few of the roles we need filled are:

  • Cleaning up the street prior to the party
  • Setting up street activities (outdoor games etc.)
  • Food preparation in the afternoon
  • Setting up marquees
  • Organising rubbish collection
  • Setting up chairs on the street
  • Setting up of festoon lighting around the street
  • Setting up café tables and chairs in the street
  • Working on food stalls (BBQ, cake stall)
  • Cooking the BBQ
  • Welcoming (striking up conversations with new people)
  • Volunteers for oversight of little kid activities (i.e. water play)
  • Craft table helpers for young kids
  • Pack up after the night

The list goes on.  If you are around on the Sunday the 17th Dec and are willing to help out in anyway please see Alice or Bron ASAP.


We are looking for donations of baked goods to sell at our Street Party. We would love to have a selection of cakes, biscuits, slice etc.  Donations can be left in the church kitchen on Sunday morning of the Sunday 17th.


This Friday, we’re trekking into the heart of the city for a game of Where’s Wally in the Adelaide Central Markets! 🕵️‍♀️ We’ll be catching the tram in together from Forestville; returning for pick ups by 9:30pm.

  • Drop off/pick up: Forestville Tram (where Leah St and East Ave meet)
  • Meet in carpark Aroha Terrace, corner of Victoria St (see map attached)
  • 7pm (sharp) – 9:30pm (we’ll be catching the 7:14pm tram into the city!)
  • Bring: Metrocard, jumper, snack money

Next Week: (Last) Connect Night // 6:30-9pm @ UPBC with dinner15 Dec: Christmas PARKty @ UPBC + Heywood Park // 7-9:30pm

Westcare Christmas Toy Appeal

THANK YOUto all who kindy donated gifts for the Westcare Toy Appeal this year.  We dropped over 100 gifts off to Westcare and it will be great to see the presents being used at Christmas to those less fortunate.

Kids Church Christmas Production 10th dec

We are very excited to be having our Kids Church Christmas production on Sunday 10 December.  Our Kids Church have been working hard to tell the story of Christmas as only Kids can. There is energy, singing, acting and cuteness. This is an event little kids will especially love!

Kids and Families are invited to attend this service in-person. You are also welcome to join us online at

Please note there will be a full dress rehearsal the morning of the 10th and all children who have a speaking part will need to be at church by 9.00am.

Any questions, please see Chris Bowman or Alice Young

Deck Replacement

We are planning to replace the deck outside the playgroup area on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th January, 2024. Whilst we have a few good men who are keen, it would be fantastic if they could have some helpers. If you are keen to help and available for some or all of these days, can you please let Bron know so we can plan accordingly.


Finding it hard to buy gifts for others that they will appreciate?  Buy a card that literally changes the life of someone in the 3rd world.

Some handmade gifts will also be offered for sale with all proceeds going to TEAR fund also.

This year we will hold a TEAR gift card stall on Sunday 10th and Sunday 17th December in the Breezeway. Payment by card will be accepted.

Young Adults: Croquet Nite!

Attention all young adults!! You’re invited to try your hand at croquet on Monday, 11 Dec from 6:45pm at the Hyde Park Croquet Club. $5 per person includes equipment and coaching. Bring a friend! For more info or to sign up, contact Chris (Generations Pastor) at .

Christian Endeavor (CE) Camps Seeking Leaders!

Both Junior and Senior CE Camps are currently seeking volunteers to lead a small group on camp. 

Senior CE Camp: 29 Dec 2023 to 2 Jan 2024 at Cornerstone College, Mount Barker.

Junior CE Camp: 6 to 9 Jan 2024 at Cornerstone College, Mount Barker.

Volunteer cost: $200. WWCC required.

For more info or to register, visit:

Upcoming dates

8th December              Seniors Christmas lunch

10th December            Kids Christmas Presentation

17th December             Street Party

24th December            No Sunday Service!

25th December            Christmas Service 9am