A Jesus-Following, Christian Community
in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia

Past Events

Resurrection Sunday Service and Feast 2020, cancelled due to COVID-19, join us online instead

Celebrate Jesus’s story of salvation, the defeat of death and the prospect of new resurrection life with us!

We will livestream our worship service at 10.30am to sings joyful songs to our risen King, to reflect on the kind of church he wants us to be in that light, finishing around 12pm.

Sunday Working Bee

On most 5th Sundays (not all) our church gathers to take care of the land, garden and building that God has entrusted to us, working with our hands together, gardening, cleaning, repairing etc.

All are welcome, even if you are visiting for the first time — it’s actually a great chance to really get to…

Uncouth Group

More info: http://hawthornchurch.com/youth-group-uncouth-teenagers-young-people/

Maundy Thursday Gospel Reading

Join us for dinner and community as we read aloud the entire Gospel of Matthew together, from Birth to Resurrection! Dinner provided (as long as you RSVP!). Let Ben Palmer know you are coming.

Dinner starts at 6:30pm, reading starts at 7:15pm, expected finish time is approximately 10pm.

Maundy Thursday Reflective Gathering

Traditionally Maundy (‘mournful’) Thursday is when the church remembers Jesus’ last supper, his betrayal by Judas and the final events leading to his brutal crucifixion at the hands of the Romans.

We invite…

Church in the Park – RELOCATION

This Sunday the church will gather in Mason St Park, from 10.30-12pm.

We will be meeting in the church hall due to the extreme weather!

We’ll be singing songs together, enjoying the sunshine, having some time to lean into God’s word and for prayer and as well as communion and sharing food together. There’s plenty…

Baptism Special Service

Join us this Sunday for a special service where 4 young people will publicly commit their lives to following Jesus through the act of Baptism.

2pm at Canterbury Baptist Church (Get Directions)

Baptism is an act of faith and commitment, where believers in Jesus are immersed in water to symbolise their repentance and…

HWBC Camp 2017: (re)connect

The weekend of September 8-10, our church will gather at Camp Adanac in Yarra Junction. Why a Camp? God’s very nature is relationship and he desires good relationships with us and…

Resurrection Sunday 2017

Celebrate Jesus’s story of salvation and new life with us! We will gather at 10.30am to sings joyful songs to our risen King, and then we’ll follow it with a Resurrection Feast with loads of food and drink. All welcome!