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”


Our 2015-2016 Annual Report

  Please take a moment to reflect on the year we've had by reading our 173RD ANNUAL REPORT 2015-2016


New series: Learning to Breathe

On Sunday September 18 we begin a three-week series Learning to Breathe: Living Well in a Busy World. We'll be exploring the resources of faith that can help us navigate the way when the pace of life is overwhelming.   

Concept image with What is Your Story printed on an old typewriter

Writers & Storytellers

With the Melbourne Writers Festival in town, we begin a three week series, Writers & Storytellers: Listening for God in Our Lives. It beigns Sunday August 28.  


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”

Community Weekend


Community Weekend

Every year we set aside a weekend to spend together at the beautiful Amberley Retreat Centre in Lower Plenty. Just a 30-minute drive from the centre of Melbourne, Amberley sits on a bend of the beautiful Yarra River overlooking Westerfolds Park to the Dandenong Ranges beyond.  This year, on the weekend of November 5 and 6, we'll … Continue reading “Community Weekend”

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