Southern Newell Congregation

Uniting Church in Australia
Southern Newell Congregation

Southern Newell Congregation is  Lay led

The Southern Newell  Congregation (Tocumwal  and Finley)  has two UCA Accredited Lay Preachers / 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”

Worship Centres

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.

Chairperson/Treasurer Mr Clive March 03 5874 2062
Secretary Mrs Julie March 03 5874 2062

Finley Uniting Church
worship centre

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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.

A busy place made up of people of varied gifts and graces sharing with each other through prayer, fellowship and worship.  Encouraging  new people to worship  with us through our many activities. 

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 Churches of Finley at 10.00am at Finley High School Auditorium.
Chairperson Ms Myra Cowell 0428 826 338
Secretary Mrs Wendy Frazier 0427 423 101

Some of our activities include

Worship each week at 11 am each Sunday

Beehive group on a Tuesday afternoon every week, havbeen going for 22 years. People come together with their own craft project and sharing ideas with each other.

Wednesday morning is prayer and Bible study in homes.

Monthly fourth Thursday afternoon is Adult Fellowship this group, which  is very active in the congregation and helps provide extra funds from time to time.

Friendship Morning held on the first Wednesday of the month followed by a light lunch.

Crazy Whist is a fun afternoon that sees friends from out of town come and join in the fun at 1.30 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”.

At Finley Regional Care we take a Communion Service twice a month at the conclusion we share morning tea and fellowship with the Residents.

Once a quarter we have a hymn sing a long where we enjoy a time of singing with others.

The Finley worship centre also has a facebook page of inspirations and prayer points.

Church Council Meets bi-monthly

Chairperson            Mr Clive March              03 5874 2062

Secretary                  Ms Myra Cowell            0428 826 338

Treasurer                  Mrs Wendy Frazier     0427 423 101

Presbytery Rep     Ms Dru Morgan            0491 066 638

Postal Address      PO Box 22     Finley,  NSW,  2713

Email: fbhgureaarjryyhpn@tznvy.pbz

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Last updated February 2021

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