Events

Events

In this ever changing COVID environment, we are endeavouring to keep groups and activities up to date. Some groups have altered how they gather, some have switched to zoom, others are connecting through other methods. Please contact the hub on 03 9846 2012 to confirm the most current information relating to our groups and activities

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Events

May 29, 2022

KidsChurch (worship)

KidsChurch focuses on developing young people into faithful and community minded adults. During the Family@10 service they meet together to play games, make crafts, sing songs and explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus. Young people begin worship with their families at 10am and then leave the auditorium part way through the service. They then rejoin the adults for shared morning tea and community time at the conclusion of the service.  The young people are grouped according…
May 29, 2022

The Woodhouse Grove (Worship)

Worship at Woodhouse Grove is a traditional service held each Sunday morning at 147 Woodhouse Grove, Box Hill North at 10.00am. Holy Communion is held monthly on the first Sunday of each month
May 30, 2022

Early Morning Walking Group

Come and join us for a friendly walk in the park, alongside the river. Breathe in the fresh air, smell the bush, hear the songs of the birds and maybe even meet some of the local residents – kangaroos. rabbits, tawny frogmouth families, ducks, ibis, lorikeets, maybe even a sleepy wombat. What a great way to start your day! Contact Jan on 03 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
May 30, 2022

MUC Knitters

Ladies with a common interest in knitting come together to create warm garments and soft toys for newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers and enjoy afternoon tea together. Donations of yarn are appreciated. This will be a time to share what you have been knitting and to hear about a new opportunity to help Aboriginal people in palliative care. Everyone is welcome to attend, knitter or not! Contact Helen on 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
May 30, 2022

Men’s Social Tennis

A group of tennis has-beens meet for very social tennis on alternate Monday evenings.We play for a couple of hours before retiring for round-table conversation and refreshments.  Transport can be arranged if required.  We welcome new participants, skill level unimportant, although superstars may be handicapped. Contact Bob on 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
May 31, 2022

Tuesday Playgroup

 “It has been invaluable to us and I’m sure many people would benefit from coming along”. Kate Playgroup is for Pre-school children from 0 – 5 yrs and their parents, grandparents and carers. It provides opportunities for carers to share and engage with their child(ren) through play. Our indoor play area has many things for kids such as a climbing frame, puzzles, a home corner, dress-ups, puppets, trains, cars, duplo etc. There are also simple crafts and painting and a…
May 31, 2022

Ladies Thyme

MUC ladies and friends come together to enjoy a coffee/tea and a weekly catch-up. Special Birthdays are celebrated and the ladies support each other in times of need. They also collect loose change for the ‘Porridge Pot’ which is sent to Malawi, Africa to support the Mphatso Children’s Foundation. Contact Helen or Elaine on 03 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
Jun 1, 2022

Wednesday Playgroup

 “It has been invaluable to us and I’m sure many people would benefit from coming along”. Kate A new Playgroup for pre schoolers is starting on Wednesday March 23 from 9:30 – 11:30am at Manningham Uniting Church and Community centre. We have both indoor and outdoor play areas in our new purpose built preschool space.  This space has a toilet and baby change room attached as well as a kitchenette.  Indoors we have many things for the kids to engage…
Jun 1, 2022

Westcare

Westcare is a friendly group that provides company for people during the day every 1st and 3rd Wednesday.  We commence with morning tea (provided) and a chat, trim stamps for Sammy Stamp Fund until 12.30pm when we prepare for lunch.  Each person brings their own sandwich/salad and cake is provided with another cuppa. We celebrate Birthdays, share stories of family, holidays, items of inspiration, snippets of interest, all with a touch of humour.  Sometimes we sing together and at Christmas celebrate with…
Jun 2, 2022

MUC Connections – Supporting refugees and people seeking asylum

MUC Connections is a group of people whose members encourage one another to connect with, support and advocate for refugees and people seeking asylum. Activities include speakers, petitions, organising food and toy drives; making up toiletry packs to give to newly arrived refugees, activities to raise awareness, and fundraising for organisations that support people seeking asylum. It provides an opportunity to connect with, advocate for and support people seeking asylum and those from a refugee background.  Meetings start at 7:30…
Jun 3, 2022

English Conversation Classes

Is English your second or additional language? You are invited to practise your English with volunteer tutors from Manningham Uniting Church in a free weekly class.  All levels, from beginners to more advanced are welcome. All sessions will be carried out in a Covid safe manner. For more information: Tricia or Marion on 03 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
Jun 3, 2022

Mini Melody Movers Playgroup

We provide a playgroup with an added emphasis on music and movement through child appropriate songs and activities. Love it! The music and movement is great. The welcome song makes us feel connected and even gets sung throughout the week in our house! Mini Melody Movers playgroup is for Pre-school children with their parents, grandparents and carers. Playgroup provides opportunities for carers to share and engage with their children through play and music. Indoor play involves many things for the…
Jun 4, 2022

World Knitting Day – Calling all Knitters

Manningham Uniting Church will celebrate ‘World Knitting Day’ on Saturday 4th June at their new facility in Templestowe.  The event will take place at the Church & Community Centre, 109 Wood Street, Templestowe, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Knitters are encouraged to BYO lunch with tea/coffee provided or purchase at the new on-site Redgum café. Our Knitters group at Manningham Uniting has continued through lockdowns to create garments and blankets for refugees and asylum seeker communities, distributing them through…
Jun 4, 2022

Café Church (Worship)

We worship together with a discussion on all aspects of daily living and current issues (not necessarily religious ones). Occasionally the topics are challenging which promotes lively and thoughtful conversation. Hospitality is about seeing Jesus in ordinary people. Others in the group are all encouraged to lead the discussion if they wish. All are welcome any time to drop in. What is Café Church – find out more here Contact Sharon on 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org