Uniting Church in Australia
Southern Newell Congregation
Southern Newell Congregation is Lay led
The Southern Newell Congregation (Tocumwal and Finley) has three UCA Accredited Lay Preachers Wendy Frazier, Dru Morgan & Myra Cowell (retired) / Lay Presiders (Funerals, Baptism and Communion, according to the rites of the Uniting Church in Australia) Myra Cowell and Wendy Frazier, Myra is also licensed by the Uniting Church in Australia to officiate at weddings.
Living our Christian lives in the small things of everyday life sharing together and caring for one another and the wider community regardless of anything that might otherwise divide.
Jesus said “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind”; and, Love your neighbour as yourself”
Tocumwal Uniting Church worship centre
The Tocumwal community is a small yet faithful group of people who support each other and their community. Tocumwal, set on the banks of the Murray river often will have travelers visit, the Sunday worship service is followed by morning tea each Sunday. The Tocumwal church is gas heated with comfortable arm chairs in it’s historic little building.
|Tocumwal||Cnr Morris & Deniliquin Streets Tocumwal 2714|
|Worship Time||Sunday 9.00am weekly
Holy Communion first Sunday of Month
|Also||second Sunday of month Tocumwal join with Anglican and Presbyterian Congregations. Services rotate around each congregation.|
Finley Uniting Church
Finley Worship Centre worship services are welcoming and inclusive with modern & traditional aspects to the services. During the winter months services are less formal and are held in our well heated hall. Special services are held from time to time for prayer, thanksgiving and celebration.
The Finley Worship Centre seeks to have a positive impact on the community of Finley and district as a place of fellowship and compassion through all our activities with the Finley community.
|Finley||17-19 Coree Street Finley 2713|
|Worship Time||Sunday 11.00am weekly.
Holy Communion first Sunday of Month
|Also||each fifth Sunday worship with Combined with Tocumwal|
Some of our activities include
“Beyond Sunday” Services to be expanded in 2023 to include alternative worship services to the traditional Sunday service, contemporary and contemplative on other days of the week.
Worship each week at 11 am each Sunday
Beehive group on a Tuesday afternoon every week, has been going for over 20 years. People come together with their own craft project and sharing ideas with each other.
Monthly fourth Thursday afternoon is Adult Fellowship this group.
Crazy Whist is a fun afternoon that sees friends from out of town come and join in the fun at 1.30pm the second Saturday of the month.
The last Saturday of the month we have an outreach of a dinner and activity called “Come As You Are”
Finley Regional Care has a Communion Service every Wednesday from 10am till 11am conducted by Wendy Frazier. This is a time of fellowship over morning tea and a service of the Word and Sacrament.
From time to time we have a hymn sing a long where we enjoy a time of singing with others.
facebook page of inspirations and prayer points. Finley and Tocumwal Uniting Church.
The group page is : UCA Southern Newell
Church Council Meets bi-monthly
Chairperson Susan Carmichael
Secretary / Treasurer Wendy Frazier 0427 423 101
Presbytery Rep Ms Dru Morgan
Postal Address PO Box 22 Finley, NSW, 2713
Other sites referring to these Southern Newell churches:
- Finley Church Church History
- Finley Church Australia’s Christian Heritage
- Tocumwal Church Australia’s Christian Heritage
- Tocumwal Church Churches near me
Last updated February 2021
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