Seeking and Sharing the Fullness of Life

Jan
20
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Isaiah 62:1-5
Psalm 36:5-10
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
John 2:1-11

Preacher
Samara Pitt

Jan
27
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10
Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 12:12-31a
Luke 4:14-21

Preacher
Roslyn Wright

Feb
3
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Jeremiah 1:4-10
Psalm 71:1-6
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Luke 4:21-30

Preacher
The Revd Paul Matheson

Feb
10
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Isaiah 6:1-13
Psalm 138
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Luke 5:1-11

Preacher
Nathan Nettleton

Feb
17
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Jeremiah 17:5-10
Psalm 1
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26

Preacher
Nathan Nettleton

Feb
24
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Genesis 45:3-11, 15
Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40
1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50
Luke 6:27-38

Preacher
Nathan Nettleton

Mar
3
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Isaiah 55:10-13
Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
1 Corinthians 15:51-58
Luke 6:39-49

Preacher
Nathan Nettleton

Mar
6
Wed
Ash Wednesday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ash Wednesday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent, and it sets the tone for the season by calling us to confront our own mortality and our own entanglement in the webs of sin and corruption that cripple our world.

The service is an inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices, and all are welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

Bible Readings for Worship on Ash Wednesday 
Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12
Psalm 51:1-17
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Mar
10
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
Romans 10:8-13
Luke 4:1-13

Preacher
t.b.a.

Mar
17
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17 – 4:1
Luke 13:31-35

Preacher
t.b.a.

Mar
24
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Isaiah 55:1-9
Psalm 63:1-8
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Luke 13:1-9

Preacher
t.b.a.

Mar
31
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Joshua 5:9-12
Psalm 32
2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

Preacher
t.b.a.

Apr
7
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Isaiah 43:16-21
Psalm 126
Philippians 3:4-14
John 12:1-8

Preacher
t.b.a.

Apr
14
Sun
Palm Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Palm Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

On Palm Sunday, our regular gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table takes a different shape as we commemorate Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem under the looming shadow of the cross. The service begins outside the church (weather permitting), and once inside it features an extended reading of the gospel account of Jesus’s final hours as the church’s lights are gradually extinguished until we are left sitting in the darkness in prayerful silence.

The service is an inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices, and all are welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together. During this season of Lent, it is a simple meal of soup and bread, but the conversation is as hearty as ever.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Luke 19:28-40
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 22:14 – 23:56

Apr
18
Thu
Maundy Thursday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Maundy Thursday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

The Maundy Thursday service, marking Jesus’ Last Supper, includes the rite of footwashing, as well as the Lord’s Table.

It is an inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices, and all are welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

Bible Readings for Worship 
Exodus 12: 1-14
Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19
1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
John 13: 1-17, 31b-35

Apr
19
Fri
Good Friday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Good Friday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

The Good Friday or Great Friday service is focussed around the cross as we remember the execution of Jesus and his gracious refusal to reciprocate our hostility and violence.

It is an inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices, and all are welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

Bible Readings for Worship 
Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12
Psalm 22
Hebrews 10: 16-25
Hebrew 4:14-16; 5:7-9
John 18:1 – 19:42

Apr
20
Sat
Great Paschal Vigil @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Great Paschal Vigil @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

The Great Paschal (or Easter) Vigil is the biggest worship service of the year as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. It starts outside around a fire, and then includes a baptism, and the Paschal Eucharist. The celebrations will continue after the service with champagne and hot cross buns.

The service is an inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices, and all are welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

Bible Readings for Worship 
Genesis 1:1-2:4a
Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13
Genesis 22:1-18
Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21
Proverbs 8:1-8; 19-21; 9:4b-6
Isaiah 55:1-11
Ezekiel 36:24-28
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Zephaniah 3:14-20
Romans 6:3-11
Psalm 114
Luke 24:1-12

Apr
21
Sun
NO Easter Sunday Service @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NO Easter Sunday Service @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church

There will be no worship service at the church on Easter Sunday, because our main celebration of Easter is held the previous night in the Great Paschal Vigil from 8:00pm.

Apr
28
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Acts 5:27-32
Psalm 118:14-29
Revelation 1:4-8
John 20:19-31

Preacher
t.b.c.

May
5
Sun
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday Worship @ South Yarra Community Baptist Church | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia

Our regular Sunday gathering around the Lord’s Word and Table. An inclusive and healing blend of ancient and modern spiritual practices. All welcome, regardless of age, race, religion, capability, sexual identity, or immigration status.

After the service, everyone is welcome to share in a light evening meal together.

Bible Readings for Worship this Sunday 
Acts 9:1–20
Psalm 30
Revelation 5:11-14
John 21:1-19

Preacher
t.b.c.