Saturday 23rd December 4- 6pm Messy Church

  • fun for kids, parents and grandparents – craft, story, food

Sunday Christmas Eve 24th 9.30am

  • we mark the final week of Advent (waiting) at our usual Sunday morning time
  • Please note that this is the only worship time at St. Margaret’s on Christmas Eve

Monday Christmas Day 25th 9.30am

  • we celebrate that God is with us – through the amazing story and blessing of Jesus’ birth

The Uniting Church celebrated her 40th anniversary at St. Margaret’s on Sunday, joining with the congregations of Lilydale, Montrose, Croydon and Croydon North.

We reflected on some things that shaped who we are as church, and were reminded of our call into God’s future.

Sermon Notes UCA 40th

25 June 2017 NEWSLETTER

Every Sunday at 9:30am

  • 219 Hull Road, Mooroolbark
  • Holy Communion on the first Sunday each month
  • Children’s Sunday Activities Program – each week as part of worship

Walmsley Village – Holy Communion every fourth Thursday at 10:30am

Baradine BlueCross Aged Care – Holy Communion every second Thursday at 10:30 am


Christmas Eve at 5 pm – Messy Christmas (see flyer)

Christmas Eve at 8 pm – Candles, Carols and Communion

Christmas Day Celebration at 9:30 am

There will be no service at St. Margaret’s this coming Sunday 19th June.
We will all be at Tallent St. Croydon Uniting Church, celebrating with other local uniting churches, the 39th Anniversary of the Uniting Church in Australia.
10.15 Pre service Singing, 10.30am Service commences at Croydon

ABLE BODIES PARKING. Along Croydon Rd. also in front of the Primary School or in the service road opposite the Primary school or in Tallent St. PARKING FOR LESS ABLE BODIED. Please drive into Tallent St. Take the 2nd entrance to the church & drop off passengers Parking available near hall or around the back of the hall. Croydon UC will provide parking attendants.

  1. You are asked to bring non perishable food items for Helping Hand. The offerings will be for both Envelopes and open plate . The Open Plate cash offerings will be donated to Helping Hand.
  2. There will be both a combined band and a combined choir.
  3. Lunch will follow the service. Thank you to those who have generously offered to make a loaf of sandwiches for lunch.


Easter Services Flyer 2016

Easter Dawn Service Flyer 2016

at St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark

Thursday March 28th: Upper Room meal 6:30pm
– a simple shared meal of soup and bread (supplied) with Holy Communion and optional washing of feet or hands. Upstairs in the St. Margaret’s chapel.

Friday March 29th: Good Friday worship 9:30am
– we step ‘into the darkness’ of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.

Saturday March 30th: Easter Saturday Labyrinth 10am
– this is a quiet and reflective time to pray with the Scriptures in this ‘in between’ space. A labyrinth is available outside to walk as an aide to reflective prayer.

Sunday March 31st: Dawn Service at Lilydale Lake 6:30am for a 6:45 start
– this service celebrates our risen Lord with the rising sun on the third day. A combined event of the Outer Eastern Cluster of Uniting Churches.

Sunday March 31st: Easter Day Celebration 9:30am
– we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ in worship. Includes Holy Communion.

We mark the start of the season of Lent at St. Margaret’s with an Ash Wednesday service on February 13 at 7:30pm.

All are welcome.

On behalf of all at St. Margaret’s Mooroolbark, we hope you have a blessed Christmas and much to celebrate in 2013.

There is much happening at this time of year at St. Margaret’s. Our weekly worship continues every Sunday morning at 9:30am.

Christmas Eve – Monday Dec 24th

7pm – All ages Christmas Celebration

This worship time features sharing the story of Jesus’ birth in a fun and informal way. With storytelling, children and others as participants in the story, and lots of Christmas songs, we celebrate the light who comes into our world. All are welcome.

11:30pm – Carols with Holy Communion

This is a time to sing your favourite Christmas carols in the candlelight. We welcome Christmas day by sharing the meal that Jesus invited us to remember. We celebrate that Christ was born, lived among us and remains a risen presence who brings us joy this season.

Christmas Day – Tuesday Dec 25th

9:30 am – Christmas Celebration

We gather to worship the newborn king and celebrate God who lives among us. Come and share this delightful day of joy that brings peace and hope to our personal lives and the wider world.

St. Margaret’s Uniting Church is located at:

207-219 Hull Road, Mooroolbark, VIC 3138

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Rev Arnie Wierenga: email

Church Phone: (03) 9723 7323

Church Office email: St Margarets

Post Office Address: PO Box 306 Mooroolbark, Victoria, Australia

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