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”




One of the ministry goals we accepted in 2016 was to begin a process of research and discernment regarding ministry to the residential community of the city.  With that in mind, we have put together a discussion paper.  It’s available here.  At the end of the paper is an invitation to join a discussion group that … Continue reading “A DISCUSSION PAPER”



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While the debate on marriage continues to rage as part of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, we acknowledge that many people have been wounded by the process. This is especially so for those within the LGBTI community, but the wounds are shared more broadly. Whatever our view and whatever our vote, the debate has … Continue reading “SERVICE OF HEALING”


2017 Annual Report

In preparation for the church's Annual General Meeting on Sunday October 15, the 2017 ANNUAL REPORT can be downloaded here. Simply click on the image below. 


A statement of support for the LGBTI community

On Thursday August 17, Collins Street participated in the Victorian Government Forum on LGBTI Inclusion in Faith Communities and we affirm the following statement of support adopted by this gathering. 


2017 Film Festival

Our fifth annual festival of films is coming in August


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:

The Junction


The Junction

Collins Street Baptist Church hosts The Junction, a safe place for young adults from the LGBTI community to discuss issues of sexuality and spirituality. If you would like to be involved or seek more information, contact the church office. 

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