Located on the steps of our historic building, the Verandah Café offers the perfect place for conversation and reflection in the heart of the city. For us it’s far more than a business. It’s a place of welcome and hospitality in the heart of our neighbourhood Read More about “VERANDAH CAFE”


Credo Café is a place of neighbourhood hospitality in the basement space of the church and entered through the church’s backdoor off Baptist Place. It’s hosted by Urban Seed, a community of mission  committed to the people of our neighbourhood….. Read More about “CREDO CAFE”



Course: Spirituality in Everyday Life

Once again, Collins Street is joining with Whitley College to provide a two-week intensive in spirituality. It is offered as a fully accredited unit of study for Whitley students and a stand-alone learning experience for members and friends of the Collins Street community. All the detail are below:

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New series: Practising Resurrection

With Resurrection Sunday done and dusted for another year, the assumption is that Easter is over. That's not the case. In the Christian year, Easter has only just begun. Through a season of six Sudays, the celebrations continue on through the month of May. At Collins Street, we are using the Easter season to explore what it … Continue reading “New series: Practising Resurrection”

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Ash Wednesday service

This week we begin the season of Lent. Though it may feel as though we’ve not long ago packed away the Christmas decorations, it is now the time to begin the journey with Jesus toward the cross. In observing Lent, we join the church worldwide in honouring a journey that undergirds and inspires our faith. … Continue reading “Ash Wednesday service”


February Series: Home & Homelessness

In recent months, the challenges of homelessness in our city have reached a crisis point. The number of people sleeping rough has risen significantly as have tensions between retailers, police, the city council, and those who feel they have nowhere else to go. As a church, and in partnership with Urban Seed, we have been deeply concerned about … Continue reading “February Series: Home & Homelessness”


Summer Worship

Worship in January

Peter Singer and Margaret Somerville in conversation


Peter Singer and Margaret Somerville in conversation

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