We extend a special welcome to those who are single, partnered, widowed, divorced, LGBTIQ+, straight, old, young or somewhere in between.
We acknowledge that we are on Wurundjeri country, and long to see indigenous and incomer reconciled.
We welcome people of all abilities, those in recovery or still addicted, rich and poor, educated and self-taught.
We welcome those who work too hard, don’t work, or can’t work. We welcome those who come because they are regular, or are visiting
the area, those who are seeking a place to belong or those who are came because granny is visiting and she wanted to come to church.
We welcome crying babies, excited toddlers, lonely parents, children and teenagers. We welcome those too young for school, those at school or studying and those for whom that is a distant memory, or somewhere in between.
We welcome those who could use a prayer right now, those who had religion shoved down their throats as kids or got lost and wound up here by mistake.
We welcome those whose family have been in Australia for generations, a long time or a recently arrived. We welcome those who are citizens, residents, visitors or seeking asylum.
A special welcome to all who are unwell, stressed, anxious or depressed.
We welcome pilgrims, locals, seekers, doubters and YOU!
Catering for all ages!
Croydon Uniting Church is a mixed age congregation. Many people of all ages participate in diverse life of the church community. All are welcome!
Families with Children: Every Sunday Croydon Uniting Church caters for families, with Sunday STEPS for children and young people during term time, busy bags and other activities during school holidays; a family corner for families with young children and most of all a welcoming environment for families of all ages and sizes!!
A number of activities over the life of the community are designed for families and for children – see the Activities link and Info Brochures for further information!
Retired people: Many people of retired age are involved in the busy life of the Croydon Uniting Church Community – including Sunday morning worship and other activities held during the week – including fellowship, volunteering and mission activities. We actively ensure the buildings, life and activities are accessible to all.
All our buildings have access for those with disabilities or mobility difficulties.
A “Hearing Loop” operates in the Worship Space for those with assisted hearing.
Orders of Service, the weekly “Notes & News” and the information brochures are available in LARGE PRINT.
Gluten free bread is available for Holy Communion, and non-alcoholic grape juice is used.
Events that include food are planned with an awareness of food allergies and dietary needs.