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)

    • Saturday 20th August, Wollongong Women's Conference
      An event of the Gospel Coalition Australia - Illawarra
      Speaker: Ruth Schroeter will be speaking on "The Will of God"
      Details: 9:30am - 3:30pm (Doors open at 9am) University Hall, Wollongong University, Northfields Avenue
      Cost: $55 Standard, $45 Concession, $35 High-schoolers. Includes morning tea and lunch. Register at website.
    • Saturday 27th August, Keith Green Tribute
      Graeme Hush and Gordon Barr celebrate Keith's life and ministry to mark 40 years since Keith Green died. Download flyer.
      Venue: City Diggers, Wollongong
      Cost: $20
    • Saturday 3rd September, Gong Men's Day
      Speaker: Mark Smith, Senior Minister of St Michael’s Anglican Cathedral
      Venue: Figtree Anglican Church, 4-10 Gibsons Rd Figtree.
      Cost: $40 / $30 concession. See website for details.
    • Saturday 10th September, Choral Workshop
      Conducted by the Royal School of Church Music
      Venue: Kiama Anglican Church, 2 Terralong St, Kiama.
      Cost: RSCM members $30, non-members $40
      Download flyer
    • Saturday 10th September, Calderwood Christian School Fair
      Details: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 234 Calderwood Rd, Calderwood
    • Saturday 17th September, National Grandparent Conference
      Details: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. online and in person at Figtree Anglican Church, 4-10 Gibsons Rd Figtree
      Cost: $48 Early Bird to 12/8/22, then $55 ($20 online). For more information and to register online go to or phone 4272 1322
    • Friday 23rd September, school term 3 ends
    • Monday 3rd October, Labour Day public holiday
    • Monday 10th October, school term 4 begins
    • Saturday 22nd October, Gong Women's Day
    • All Saints Day Tuesday 1st November 
    • Thursday 3rd November, Illawarra Missions Connection
      Hear a missionary talk about their experiences in the mission field.
      Details: 12:30-2:00 p.m. Fairy Meadow Anglican Church, corner Princes Hwy & Jardine St. BYO lunch, tea/coffee provided.
    • Tuesday 20th December, end of school term 4
      Note that Tuesday is a pupil free day.
    • Sunday 25th December, Christmas Day
    • Monday 26th December, Boxing Day public holiday
    • Tuesday 27th December, public holiday.

    Regular Events

    (Check to see if cancelled)

    Ps Jonathan Hyratt, associate minister of Corrimal Community Church, runs this group for people who struggle with addictions to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex & love, over-eating, co-dependency, etc.
    Details: 8pm at Central Church, 4 Fitzwilliam St, Port Kembla.
    Contact: Jono on 0412 174 181 or email

    7:00 pm at Wollongong Senior Citizens Centre, 192 Gipps Road, Gwynneville.
    Contact: John Sandercock 0499 444 151

    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
    Facebook page.

    12-step program for the support of family members of drug addicts.
    Details: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm former Tongarra Museum Community Centre, Russell St, Albion Park.
    Contact: Lynda Dean 0432 201 897

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

    A group for parents/carers and kids 0-5 years to play, eat, sing and dance, make and try new things.
    Venue: 10:00-11:30 a.m. Keiraview Uniting Church, 34 Fisher St West Wollongong.
    Cost: Gold coin donation.
    Contact: Jenny, 0401 245 669,

    Details: 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Zoom
    Contact: Doo Ah Leeming on 0416 491 531

    The food care program is to help people who are struggling financially by providing grocery items at reduced prices.
    Details: 9:30a.m.-2:30p.m. 35 Kurrawa Cres, Koonawarra.
    Download flyer

    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: Bev Defty


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