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.
Social Justice & Mission
The Mt Waverley Cluster
Social Justice and Mission Committee has members from High Street Road, St
Johnís, St Luke's and St Markís Uniting Churches. This Committee supports
agencies of the Uniting Care Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, and the Uniting
Church Assembly activities internationally through Uniting World and
nationally through Frontier Services. They support the Australian Council of
Churches Christmas Bowl with other churches and regularly host major
community seminars on environmental and Social concern, including Asylum
Seekers. They also support initiatives of their local congregations, such as
the work of the Monash-Waverley Community Information and Support group, the
Mission Liaison Group, West Papua and East Timor and they encourage participation
in activities of the Synod Justice and International Mission Unit.
Convener: Alan Easton
Cabrini Ashwood Residential Aged Care
Wesley Neurological Services (Arthur Preston Centre for people with
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.Johns 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.