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What we offer

  • Worship Service

    The Sunday service is open to all ages and includes music, Bible reading, prayer, a sermon and other elements. It usually runs for about 80 minutes and is followed by a free morning tea.

    Sunday 10:00am-11:30am

  • BIG - Kid's Club

    A Friday night children's event where primary school aged children can participate in fun, messy, active, creative, crazy activities, games and experiences based around a theme. We love to meet together, make new friends, strengthen existing friendships and enjoy lots of fun and creativity.

    Fortnightly Friday during school terms 4:30-6:00pm

  • One80 Alive

    A Sunday Night youth service that alternates in focus fortnightly. For one fortnight we will have a youth meeting were we gather to praise and worship and learn more about God, on the other fortnight we may watch a DVD, break into small discussion groups or just hold a social night.

    Sunday Fortnightly during school terms 5:30pm - 7pm

  • Just Brass

    A community brass band program open to all primary and secondary school students who would like to come and make music at The Salvation Army. No experience is necessary and students will be led by experienced instructors. For enquiries, email britteny.ling@aus.salvationarmy.org

    Rehearsal: Thursday 4pm during school terms

  • mainly music

    The mainly music program uses music-based activities for pre-schoolers to teach hand-eye coordination, motor skills, rhythm and relational skills. Parents attend with their children.

    Wednesday 10:00am - 11:30am

  • One80 Youth

    Youth group activities for teenagers alternating between in-house and external activities. Times may vary depending on the activity planned.

    Friday 7pm

  • 50+ Social Group

    This activity allows people who are 50 years or older to meet on a social basis to get to know each other and share in some fun and fellowship at an affordable cost for the activity (usually no more than $20). We have varied activities such as: trips to local attractions, gardens, movies, meals and social days/nights. Please request a syllabus of events.

    Saturday afternoon monthly

  • CAMEO

    This is a monthly morning tea event, often with a guest speaker or theme. It is held in private homes and in a different location each month. Includes a devotional time.

    1st Wednesday of the month 1:30pm

  • Girls Night Out

    A great opportunity for women of all ages to connect and enjoy a social night out together.

    Quarterly. Please request a syllabus

  • Kids Church

    All primary school aged children are invited to attend and be a part of kids church, for lots of fun and exploration of faith, Bible stories and Jesus stuff!

    Sunday 10:30am

  • Boys Night Out

    Usually on the first Monday of each month, this is a social event for men of any age. It can be inside (e.g. movie nights, cards, games, guest speaker) or outside (e.g. fishing camp fire, beach, cinema, dinner).

    Monthly

  • Playgroup

    Play-based activities for pre-schoolers to teach hand-eye coordination, motor skills and relational skills. Parents attend with their children.

    Friday 10-11am

  • One80 Youth Drop In

    One80 is the name of our drop in centre which is open two afternoons every week. A pool table and table tennis are available plus gaming consoles such as Wii, PS3, Xbox and a Daytona machine. We also have an outdoor basketball court and sports equipment.

    Tuesday and Thursday 3:30pm-5:30pm

  • Chat Room

    A weekly social gathering for retired woman to enjoy a cuppa, a chat and some craftwork (if they wish). A relaxed morning get-together at church; all ladies are welcome.

    Wednesday 10am-12noon

  • Mere Males

    A monthly meeting for men that sometimes includes an outing, guest speaker or lunch. More often than not it’s just a chance to catch up over a cuppa and talk about the topic of the day. All men are welcome.

    1st Wednesday of the month 10am-12noon

  • Brass Band

    The Salvation Army's South Barwon Band provides quality sacred, classical and secular music in worship services, concert halls, festivals, aged care facilities and the open air. Each Sunday morning the band supports worship at South Barwon Corps. For further information or to enquire about joining, contact Bandmaster Britteny Ling on 5243 9204

    Rehearsals Thursday 7pm.

  • Alcoholics for Christ

    A weekly support group for men or woman overcoming alcoholism. Similar to AA, but with a more Christian base for its teaching and advice. Run by an experienced AOD counsellor.

    Wednesday 7:30pm

  • BOBS Blokes only Bible Study

    Run fortnightly, the ‘Blokes Only Bible Study’ is a time for men to meet together to engage in some Bible study and faith discussion. BOBS is an instructive and informal evening for men who want to go deeper in their faith.

    Tuesday fortnightly 7pm

  • Geelong Outreach Van

    This mobile outreach service to the homeless community of Geelong is a valuable program. It provides vital resources, referrals and support to those doing it tough. Volunteers are welcome to help on the van.

    Wednesday 7pm

  • Junior Soldiers

    Junior Soldiers are young people aged 7+ who have made a decision to be a follower of Jesus and want to grow and express their faith through ministry within The Salvation Army. Our Junior Soldiers meet together to learn about: loving God, following Jesus, and how they can help and serve others.

    Alternate Fridays fortnightly during school terms 4:30–6:00pm

  • Prayer Meeting

    The prayer meeting is a great way to start Sunday and to prepare yourself for the church service. It runs from 9:30–9:45, which still allows time to catch-up with people before the church service commences.

    Sunday 9:30–9:45am