We are one church, in multiple locations with centres in Holland Park, Mt Gravatt,Tarragindi, and Yeronga.
Our Mission Statement: Empowered by the Holy Spirit, following Jesus, we participate in God's mission: transforming people and communities.
Our desire is to be part of God's work of discipling people in a deeper walk with Jesus. We see a future that is alive with the excitement of children, youth and their families. Where worship is vibrant. Where the people of our church have strong community connections and we are known throughout our area for proclaiming Jesus’ message of love, hope and care.
With faith, excitement, humility and filled with the limitless possibilities of the Holy Spirit, we are pursuing this future. Wherever you are on your faith journey, we'd love you to join us.
Southside Uniting Church in Holland Park is known in the local area for being an inclusive community.
855 Logan Rd. Holland Park Q 4121
Worship Service Sunday 10:00 am
Southside, Mt Gravatt is known for engaging in the local community in various ways, such as the twice yearly Mega Garage Sale (March and September) where 50% of funds support missional activities in Australia and the world.
Services Sundays at 8:30 am and 5 pm
Worship Service Sundays 8:30 am
Worship Service Sunday 10:00am
At SSUC, all our Ministry Agents serve the Congregation through the different areas of ministry where they have a calling and conviction to serve in. In this way, they complement their calling to their communities with connection to wider ministry, whether it is in supporting our various communities in areas such as Worship or Children's ministries, or in equipping our communities for greater impact in our region through Spiritual Growth, Outreach or New Mission Initiatives.
Our Ministry Team includes Rachel Manton Administrator who coordinates and manages many of the administrative and business aspects of our congregation. Rachel brings experience from corporate and legal sectors into our congregation, and as a former UCA Pastor and Trinity College Graduate; Rachel also brings a passion for ministry and God's Word into the administrative elements of our congregation.
Rev. Jock Dunbar leads our New Missions and Spiritual Growth ministry areas. Within New Missions, Jock works closely with a small group of lay and ordained people from Southside to develop innovative missional engagement with the local community. This group, known as the MEG (Mission Experiment Group), is a unique action-learning experience based on the work of Alan Roxburgh and adaptive leadership. Jock has a passion to see people connect with God in meaningful and empowering ways, which feeds his role in leading the ministry of Spiritual Growth. Jock has oversight of the small group ministry, discipleship pathway, leadership development, and spiritual gifts discernment. Jock brings a sense of fun, creativity and contemplation to his roles.
Ps. Richard Moors leads as Children Youth & Family Pastor. Sunday School programmes are held at each of our communities during term time and are part of our Sunday Worship/Family Services. Additionally, Richard is the Chaplain for Brisbane 45th Boys Brigade and is involved with the ministries of Brisbane 45th Boys and Girls Brigades, situated at Tarragindi and Mt Gravatt
Malia Ma'u first joined us as a Student Minister in 2021. She has been of such great value to Southside that she has continued with us in the interim until she feels a call to a permanent placement. Malia has a heart for pastoral care and of caring for the most vulnerable.
Your gift for the ministry of Southside Uniting Church is highly appreciated.
God has richly blessed each one of us, one of the ways that we respond to his love and grace is through financial giving. Our tithes, offerings and gifts support the mission and ministry of our congregation and enable us to bless others near and far.
UCare is our congregation's membership management database.
UCare allows us to track attendances at worship and groups, maintain up to date contact details,record pastoral connections and keep track of other data.
We keep this information because it is about the people of our congregation and the people of our congregation are important.
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