Pastoral Care

As one church in multiple locations, we are keenly aware of the importance of pastoral care, since caring for each other is intrinsic to authentic Christian community and the heart and character of God. Christ proclaims in John 13:34-35 “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Networks of pastoral care are established in each of our communities, so that we may live out our motto of pastoral care being for everyone, by everyone.

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Worship

Southside Uniting Church is committed to moving into God’s missional future. As part of this we will try new approaches to our worship, witness and service. A missional church for the 21st century will respect the tradition of the church whilst it seeks to engage a new generation in with the transforming message of Jesus Christ. For a trial period of three months we are going to experiment with different times and styles of worship.

Our underpinning values for worship

· Christ centred

· Missional

· Inclusive of all people, including ethnicities and ages

· Community building

At Southside we have two styles of worship:

Blended service

Our blended services will have a structured style of worship, including a range of music from ages past to more something more contemporary. Our desire is to engage all worshippers with the life transforming message of Jesus Christ. There will be no separate children’s program. Worship will encompass people of all ages.

Contemporary service

Our contemporary service will have a greater degree of energy, flow and fluidity. Music will be led by a range of instruments and will feature songs from the recent past. Our desire is to engage all worshippers with the life transforming message of Jesus Christ. There will be no separate children’s program. Worship will encompass people of all ages.

You are invited to attend any service, at any of our centres. [Prior to attending, you must obtain a free ticket by clicking here.](https://southsideuc.ucareapp.com/portal/events)Tickets become available nine days before each service.

Please see the attached schedule of worship services.

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