Mission and Service
High Street Road Uniting Church, Mt Waverley is a major contributor to the Uniting
Church Mission and Service Fund. This fund is the largest non-government
support mechanism in Australia. Some of its beneficiaries include Aged
Care, Drug and Alcohol Clinics, support for rural, Aboriginal and disadvantaged
communities along with a number of overseas mission activities.
Christian Action Group
The Christian Action Group responds to requests of
Council and members of the Congregation in
disbursing funds allocated for outreach activities of HSRU.
Convener: Al Purkiss 9802 5385
Our three projects for 2012 are:
- Arthur Preston Centre - short breaks away for
- Close the door on Sex trafficking and Child
Labour in North East India.
- West Timor Loans for Freedom
Yernga Retirement Village
Management of this village of 31 units is undertaken by the
Strathdon Community. High Street Road Uniting Church is now responsible
for the pastoral care and welfare of the residents with outings in the
mini bus, meetings
and shopping expeditions.
Friends of Yernga
As part of the outreach of this Church we run a
friendship group at Yernga Hall at varying times.
Cabrini Ashwood Residential Aged Care,
Cumberland View Residential Aged Care, and
Arthur Preston Centre for people with Huntington's disease
Pastoral visiting, Worship Services and Communion.
Connections Support Group
This is a sociable, fund raising group supporting
Uniting Care Connections. It comprises a group of
approximately 35 ladies gathered from High Street Road & St.Johnís
Uniting Churches, as well as the general community.
A varied and interesting program provides
speakers and activities for meetings which are held at HSRUC
on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon. Our main fund raising event is our annual Desserts
& Coffee evening.
Countdown to Christmas
The children of the primary schools of Mount Waverley are invited to attend
a fun session after school on a Friday in mid-Dcember.
Activities and song bring the real message of Christmas to those who may
not attend church regularly.