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”



2016 Festival of Films

To coincide with the 65th Melbourne International Film Festival, Collins Street is hosting its own mini festival of films centred on the theme of family.  The idea is simple. Prior to each of the Sundays (10.30am), we invite you to watch the film that's listed. In each service we'll weave together clips from the film with reflections on … Continue reading “2016 Festival of Films”


Storytelling workshops

Beginning Sunday July 31


Our 173rd Anniversary

This Sunday at Collins Street


A Vocabulary of Faith

A new sermon series begins Sunday May 22, A Vocabulary of Faith: Old Words – New Insights. Inspired by the book Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith by the North American poet Kathleen Norris, we'll explore some of the central words in the Christian lexicon – words of doctrine and practice – and consider their … Continue reading “A Vocabulary of Faith”


Two special services in May

On Sundays May 8 and 15, we will be exploring two challenges to the Christian Church in the 21st century: (i) the on-going challenge of gender and ministry; and (ii) the challenge to understand mission in a pluraslistic world.


Teaching Series on Paul

A teaching series at Collins Street begins this Sunday on the theology of Paul the Apostle, with Associate Professor Sean Winter of the University of Divinity.  

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Lent at Collins Street

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes with the solemn events of Holy Week. At Collins Street, we begin our Lenten journey with an Ash Wednesday service of confession and preparation (Feb 10). This is followed by the six Sundays of Lent in which we recall the nature and cost of our faith. In … Continue reading “Lent at Collins Street”


The painting is done!

Our grand old building has had a facelift! The repainting of the church's front facade is complete, and our Verandah Cafe team is back on deck for another year. Come and join us for a coffee, Monday to Friday 8am to 3pm.    




A series of Bible studies is being offered by Melbourne City Churches in Action, the association of Christian churches here in the heart of Melbourne's CBD.

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