We extend to you a special welcome to The Merthyr Road Uniting Church. We offer a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, widowed, gay, filthy rich, comfortable, or dirt poor. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying new- borns, skinny as a rake or could afford to lose a few kilos. You’re welcome if you are sad or celebrating, feeling confused and overwhelmed, high on life or just need to sit a while.

We welcome you if you can sing like Pavarotti or can’t carry a note in a bucket. You’re welcome here if you’re ‘just browsing’, just woke up or just got out of prison. We don’t care if you’re more Christian than the Pope or the Moderator of the Uniting Church, or haven’t been to church since little Jack’s baptism.

We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60, but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome keep-fit mums, football dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you’re having problems or you’re down in the dumps or if you don’t like ‘organised religion’. We’ve been there too!

If you blew all your money on the horses, you’re welcome here. We offer a welcome to those who think the earth is flat, ‘work too hard’ don’t work, can’t spell, or because grandma is visiting and wanted to go to church.

We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid, or got lost on Brunswick Street and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts, the sad and sorrowful, the overwhelmed and YOU!



 

Centre for Practical Spirituality – New Farm
Ministries
September 24 2019

The Centre for Practical Spirituality was founded by the Merthyr Road Uniting Church and has a range of friends and partnerships in the community. The Centre sponsors activities in mindfulness and meditation and runs corporate wellbeing–spirituality training, quiet days, and public forums. Diversity enlivens our exploration of spirituality and the Centre for Practical Spirituality’s membership […]

Christmas Carol Extravaganza
Community Events, Whats On
December 1 2020

Merthyr Road Uniting Church & the Metropolitan Community Church invite you to join us for our annual Christmas Carols Extravaganza. Our 2020 carols will be held in our courtyard on Sunday evening 13th December, from 6pm.  Please arrive from 5:30pm to allow time to follow COVID safe guidelines. This is a community event filled with […]

Christmas Service
Community Events, Whats On
December 1 2020

25th December, 8:30am 52 Merthyr Road, New Farm All are welcome to join us on Christmas morning to celebrate the birth of Jesus. 

Sunday Worship Service & Live stream
Community Events, Ministries, Whats On
November 9 2020

Our weekly worship service is at 9:30am each Sunday.With easing of restrictions we are now able to have 50 people at our worship service. Everyone is welcome to come along. All attendees will need to sign in and adhere to COVID safe physical distancing and hygiene requirements. You can also join us virtually via Facebook […]

Coffee & Conversation
Community Events, Ministries, Whats On
November 9 2020

Have something you’d like to talk about or just wanting some fun and fellowship?  Every Wednesday Murray will be at the Moray Café in New Farm from 10am.  No need to make an appointment, just come along.

Meditation
Ministries, Whats On
October 11 2020

UPDATE: With Covid-19 restrictions in place we are unable to meet in person each Wednesday evening. We are offering a contemplative prayer gathering through Facebook for those who wish to meet the Beloved in their home sacred space. Each week on Wednesdays at 6pm we invite you to light a candle, sit in your sacred […]

Sustainability Statement
Sustainability
August 16 2020

Merthyr Rd Uniting Church accepts the reality of climate science. We consider that climate change caused by humans is an urgent issue, particularly for young people.