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About Marsden Road Uniting Church

Our Mission... to reflect Christ alive in the community.

Sunday Service - 9:30AM Each Sunday

We worship together using a traditional format with mainly hymns from Together in Song, "As One Voice" and the IONA community.

Sunday Kids and Minis is held at the same time as the service, with children worshipping together for the first part of the service and then having their special time together. A great team of dedicated teachers prepare an interesting and fun learning time, catering for infants and primary school age children during school terms.

Communion is held during the service on the 1st Sunday of the month and the UCA has an open table.

We welcome you to an informal time to chat over morning tea, held in our Hall after each service. Special morning teas are held for birthdays, pastoral friends circles, Pancake Day and other occasions.


Lenten Services

    Ash Wednesday is on the 14th of February.

  There will be NO service at Marsden Road Uniting Church for Ash Wednesday.

  We will Journey through Lent with 9.30am Worship

  each Sunday: February 18th – March 18th, 2018


Palm Sunday and Easter Services 2018

   March 25: 9.30am – Palm Sunday





   March 29: 6.00pm – Maundy Thursday

   Tenebrae Service – “The Service of Shadows”

   sharing a Fish and Chip Supper, followed by Communion





   March 30: 9.30am – Good Friday Service







    April 01: 9.30am – Easter Day

   Holy Communion

   and Family Worship











Special days

We celebrate Baptisms of infants and people of all ages during the morning service. Weddings and Funerals are also held by arrangement. We enjoy celebrating the special seasons and days of the year including:-

  • Anzac Day

  • Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter

  • Pentecost

  • Advent

  • Christmas Eve Carols 7pm and Christmas Day service 8.30am


The current Church building opened in 1866 with the congregation beginning back in 1825, further up Marsden Road. The pioneers of the early days were Methodists who had a strong commitment to social justice and caring for the needy. In 2016 we celebrated our 150th Anniversary since the Church building opened.  People have worshipped, witnessed and served Jesus Christ by serving people in the wider community.