Community File: April 2017

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April 2 – Autumn Fest Dandenong

Come along and enjoy Autumn Fest, a fun day out that your whole family and four legged friends will enjoy! Featuring live music entertainment, workshops and family activities. Fun for everyone and it’s free.

  • Sunday 2 April
  • 11am  – 4pm
  • Wachter Reserve, Kingsclere Avenue, Keysborough

For more info go to


April 8 – Geelong Christian Singles Dinner

The next Geelong Christian Singles dinner is happening on Saturday 8 April at Brunenzo’s Italian Restaurant in Newcomb.

For more details and to book, call 0418 672 570 by Thursday 6 April.


April 12 – Passover Meal at Capri Receptions

You are invited to a special meal to experience the symbols and traditions of the Passover that testify to Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah of Israel.

  • 6.30pm Wednesday 12th April
  • Capri Receptions, 55-57 Separation St North Geelong
  • Cost $40 per person including a two course meal.
  • Bookings are essential by Wednesday 5th April

For more info or to book call 0466 924 534 or email


April 14-17 – Belgrave Heights Easter Convention

Belgrave Heights Convention presents its Easter convention with speakers, Charles Price and Guy Mason.  Come along for the entire convention or join in on any day.

  • Friday 14 to Monday 17 April
  • Belgrave Heights Convention, 3 Convention Ave., Belgrave Heights

For session times and more details, call BHC on 9752 6855 or go to


April 16 – Come Alive Hobsons Bay

‘Come Alive’ on Resurrection Sunday, 16th April 2017 this Easter with Hobsons Bay Combined Churches.  It will be a day for all the family with plenty of opportunities for worship.

Starting at  6:30am with a Dawn Service at Timeball Tower, Williamstown, and followed at 10am with  Family Service and Communion in Logan Reserve, Altona.

Sea Baptisms at 11:30am at Altona Pier, will be followed by a FREE Community BBQ and family fun for everyone. Please bring a rug or a chair.

For more info call Ps Stephen Holt on 0425 797 390.


April 16 – Easter Carnival 2017 Geelong

Come along and join the fun at the Easter Carnival, there will be free kid’s activities, amusements, entertainment and local market stalls and a food truck park. It is a family friendly event and all proceeds will be donated to #ProjectLove, a Barwon Health Fundraising Initiative.

  • 10.30am – 3 pm
  • Easter Sunday 16th April
  • 35 Corio St Geelong

Hosted by Waterfront Christian Church and Bay City Early Learning Centre.

For more info go to


April 19 – Faith Life Church Healing Service

Faith Life Church meet once a month to pray with people for physical healing. Your next opportunity for prayer is

  • 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 19 April
  • 95-105 Railway Ave, Laverton

For more details please go to or call 9393 2333


April 21 – Sight Magazine David Sikkema Visit to Geelong

Join Sight editor David Adams as he chats with John Sikkema, founder of Halftime Australia, about his transformational life story and his passion for helping people in business discover their true purpose professionally and personally. Andrea & Dave Robertson will be special guests performing their own style of music.

  • Friday 21 April
  • 7pm for 7.30pm start
  • Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St Geelong
  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Bookings essential, tickets are $35 and seats are limited.

For more information or to book go to


April 23 – CAP Budgeting Course

CAP Money is a FREE budgeting course that makes managing your money simple! CAP Money teaches people – from all walks of life – how to create a budget and prevent bad debt. Usually run over three sessions, this practical workshop provides people with the skills they need to manage their finances and prevent debt.

The course will be hosted at Waterfront Christian Church (35 Corio Street, Geelong, 3220) across 3 weekends starting  Sunday April 23rd, April 30th and May 7th from 1:00pm-3:30pm.

For more info and to confirm attendance call CAP Money facilitator Craig Wilkinson on 5229 5799. (You need to contact Craig at least 48 hours prior to the course to confirm attendance.)


April 28 – Messy Church Grovedale

Grovedale Uniting Messy Church is a family friendly time for all ages to get together and explore faith, have fun, play games and share a meal.

  • Friday 28 April
  • Grovedale Uniting Church, cnr. Torquay & Reserve Rds., Grovedale
  • 4.30pm to 6.30pm

For more details, call Iain on 5243 3400.


Mission To Seafarers Geelong

Mission To Seafarers serve the men and women who bring  goods to and from Australia, sometimes in harsh and dangerous conditions.

Volunteers are needed to drive the minibus or help operate the shop at the centre located in North Shore, Geelong. The centre operates seven days a week from 10am – 10pm. If you would like to be a volunteer and give of a few hours on a weekly or monthly basis, or find out more information, call the Chaplain, Noah Park on 0412 779 306.

Sight Magazine Christian Heritage Walks around Melbourne & Geelong

Join Sight Magazine’s editor David Adams for a two hour walk around Melbourne’s CBD looking at some of the city’s Christian heritage. See magnificent churches, significant bronze statues and historical sites with interesting information provided as you walk. He also walks around the Geelong CBD on the second Saturday of the month (other details are the same).

  • 10.30am- 12.30pm on the first Saturday of the month
  • (details of location provided on booking).
  • Cost $15 per person
  • Bookings essential.

To book or for more information, see

Geelong Crochet For Cancer

Geelong Crochet for Cancer gives handmade crocheted or knitted items to local patients to uplift spirits and share Christ’s love.

The organization accepts new items for men, women and children.  If you would like to donate, then send your item to Geelong Crochet for Cancer, PO Box 16, Belmont Vic., 3216.

Let’s Sing Highton

If you enjoy singing favourite old hymns and spiritual songs, then come along to “Let’s Sing”.  A warm welcome is extended to all to join-in for an hour of singing followed by a cuppa.

  • Every third Thursday of the month
  • St John’s Anglican Church, cnr. Roslyn and South Valley Roads, Highton
  • 2.00 to 3.00pm

For more details, call Margaret on 5243 7907.

The Recovery Course Corio

The Recovery Course is open to anyone struggling with any sort of addiction or any compulsive behavior that is spoiling one’s life. The course is a good starter for those completely new to recovery as well as those whom have been in recovery for years, but who would like to take a fresh look at the steps from a Christian perspective. The course runs weekly for 16 weeks.

There is a new course starting at Cloverdale Baptist Community Church, 230 Purnell Rd Corio on a Thursday.
For more info call Nick on 0429 691 845

Men’s BSF Study in Geelong

Bible Study Fellowship is an interdenominational Bible study group. This year, the Geelong men’s group will be studying the Gospel of John and will be of interest to men who would like to better understand how it applies in their life.

  • Every Monday night at 7.10pm
  • Waurn Ponds Community Church, 48 Waurnvale Drive, Belmont

For more details, call Jim on 5261 2668 or website

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