Ettalong Baptist Church Community Activities

Mainly Music

Friday Mornings 9:45am (excluding school holidays).

For preschool children and their parents, grandparents and carers meeting in the Auditorium.
Children are introduced to music in a fun, interactive way, session runs for thirty minutes with refreshments and play time

$5 per family

Coordinator: Joy Watt

Axis - Youth Group

For Year 6 and High School young people, meeting in the Church Hall.

Friday 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Contact: Lizzie Gilchrist

Community Craft Group / Pastimes

Friday 10am – 12.00 noon
Meets during school terms in the Downstairs Hall.
A variety of craft such as scrapbooking, crochet, knitting, glass painting, quilting and card-making.

Contact: Sheila Hooper

Men's Activities

Various activities including Men’s Breakfast and Men’s coffee mornings.

Contact: Graham Checkley and Ian Makepeace

Men's Shed

Mondays & Thursdays 9.00am – 3.00pm

The Men’s Shed is located behind the church. Men do a variety of creative projects, and social interaction.

Chaplain: Graham Checkley

Women's Activities

Women’s breakfasts, Gingerbread House making and other Social events held at various times through the year.

Coordinator: Margy Gilchrist

LIFT - Ladies In Fellowship Together

A support group for mature women. We often go out for lunch together and have many other social activities.

Coordinators: Marion Edwards

Connect Groups

Ettalong Baptist has a range of Bible study and small groups that meet during the day or evening. Connect with the group that best suits your needs.

Coordinator: Heather Crawford


Alpha is a simple introduction to the Christian faith that goes for about 10 weeks as well as a day away.

Contact: Pastor David Gilchrist

Ministry of Leftovers

Market in the Upstairs Hall
Mondays to Thursdays, 9am to 2pm
Op shop selling cloths, bric-a-brac

Connect and Reflect
Free Cafe, good friends, private prayer and reflection, book club, craft.

Contact: Caroline Murphy


Our Sunday afternoon 4.00pm service.

This is church with the whole family (including parents!). There’s Bible lessons, singing, craft, games and lots of fun.

We meet together from 3.30pm for good coffee and kids activities, in the Hill Hall, adjacent to the church.

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