Five Islands
Christian Ministries Inc.

Ecumenical Events in the
Illawarra Region

Email to advertise ecumenical events on this page and in the Clearing the Way for Jesus newsletter. Only events in the Illawarra (Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas) are advertised in the newsletter but nearby events may be included on this page. There is no charge for this service. The inclusion of events in this list does not imply 5icm members agree with all the views expressed at these events. 

Upcoming Events
(scroll farther down for Regular Events)

    • Bulli Anglican Church is seeking a Youth Minister
      3 days per week, enquires to Rev. Michael Williamson.
    • Corrimal Uniting Church is seeking a Family and Community Worker
      Download Advertisement.
    • Wed-Fri 27, 28 & 29 September, Kid's Fun Days
      Details: 9am - 3pm K-6 at Woonona Presbyterian Community Church
      Cost: $40/child, $80/family (for all 3 days) Register here.
      Contact: Karen 0403 984 754
    • Wednesday 30th Sept, Illawarra Seniors Band Concert
      Details: 10:30 a.m. Kiama Anglican Church
    • Friday 22nd Sept. 2023, last day Term 3 for students
    • Friday 29th Sept, Michaelmas (Michael and all Angels)
    • Monday 2nd October, Labour Day public holiday
    • Monday 9th Oct. 2023, first day Term 4 for students
    • Saturday 14th Oct, Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum
    • Monday 23rd Oct, Five Islands Christian Ministries AGM
      This is for member ministries, supporters and anyone interested in ecumenical ministries in the Illawarra.
      Details: 7:30 p.m. 1 O'Gorman St, Albion Park
      Contact: Derek Thompson 4256 5780
    • Wednesday 25th Oct, Illawarra Seniors Band Concert
      Details: 10:30 a.m. Warrigal, Shellcove
    • Saturday 28th October, Word in Song Conference
      Practical seminars presented by Emu Music to help leaders, musicians and sound technicians grow and develop their skills and gifts.
      Details: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Figtree Anglican Church, 4-10 Gibsons Rd, Figtree
      Cost:  $80 (earlybird until 2/9/23), BYO lunch. Register here.
    • Wednesday 1st November, All Saints' Day
    • Thursday 2nd November, All Souls' Day
    • Saturday 25th November, One Music Festival
      An interdenominational music and arts Festival for all ages; run by local churches in partnership with Scripture Union on the South coast.
      Cost: tickets will be available online.
    • Tuesday 28th Nov, Illawarra Seniors Band Concert
      Details: 10:30 a.m. IRT William Beach
    • Thursday 30th Nov, St Andrew's Day
    • Sunday 3rd December, First Sunday in Advent, Carols & Markets - Bulli Anglican Church
    • Wednesday 6th Dec., St Nicholas Day
    • Saturday 2nd Dec, Illawarra Seniors Band Concert
      Details: 7:00 p.m. Jamberoo main street Christmas Tree Lights
    • Saturday 9th Dec, Figtree Community Carols
      Details: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
    • Tuesday 12th Dec, Illawarra Seniors Band Concert
      Details: 10:30 a.m. HammondCare, Shone Avenue, Horsley.
    • Sunday 17th Dec, Illawarra Christian Choir at Albion Park Anglican Church Carols by Candle Light
    • Tuesday 19th Dec. 2023, last day Term 4 for students
    • Monday 25th Dec. 2023, Christmas Day public holiday
    • Tuesday 26th Dec., Boxing Day public holiday
    • Thursday 28th Dec., Holy Innocents Day
    • Sunday 31st Dec., Watch Night

    Regular Events

    Ps Jonathan Hyratt runs this group for people who struggle with addictions to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex & love, over-eating, co-dependency, etc.
    Contact: Jono on 0412 174 181 or email

    10:30 am at Port Kembla Senior Citizens Community Hall.
    Contact: Jill White

    For men, women and children. If you are doing it tough or feeling lonely and would like somebody to talk to, come and chat over a free cuppa and a free light meal of Soup and Sandwiches. Or just come and relax for a while, read the paper or browse through a magazine, or just chill out!
    Venue and time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Scouts Hall, Kiama Harbour

    Women bring their own crafts, like sewing, embroidery, knitting (some are making squares for the ‘Wrap with Love’ rugs), crocheting or anything else. We sit, chat and do our own projects; plus have a cuppa & read a small ‘thought from the Bible’.
    Details: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Gerringong Anglican Church hall, cnr Blackwood & Fern Sts.
    Contact: Jenny (0407 282 657) or Beth (0438 691 363)

    We are a group for little ones to bring their adult carer to share and develop through play and gardening. We also welcome the whole community in and around West Wollongong.
    Venue: 10:00-12:00 a.m. Keiraview Uniting Church, 34 Fisher St West Wollongong.
    Contact: Jenny, 0401 245 669,

    Venue: 4:00-5:00 p.m. Fellowship Centre, Kiama Uniting Church, Manning St.
    Contact: Michele Broad 0400 324 708. All welcome

    Details: 9:00 am to 12 noon at Port Kembla Baptist Church hall, 81 Illawarra St, Port Kembla to raise funds to help people in the community.
    Contact: Maggie

    Morning tea followed by mahjong, jigsaws, scrabble and other games.
    Venue and time: 10:00 a.m. Scouts Hall, Kiama Harbour

    Hear from missionaries about their work. BYO Lunch and mug, tea and coffee provided.
    Details advised above. Contact: Mia David

    Stalls, Devonshire tea, BBQ, cakes at Dapto Uniting Church grounds and hall, 122 Princes Hwy, Dapto.


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