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Activities

Preston Programs and activities

At The Salvation Army, people of all ages and backgrounds feel they can belong and participate in healthy community activities. We offer a place where you can connect with a family of people and have a sense of belonging. A place where you can begin to enjoy all that God has for you; a place where everyone has an opportunity to contribute positively within the community.

Our Programmes

Below we have listed some of the groups of activities available at our Corps. Please visit the links for more details or feel free to call us.

Worship


Sunday Activities

If you do not regularly attend another church, we warmly invite you to consider making Preston Salvation Army your spiritual home.
Worship Sunday 10am

Kids' Activities

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a 30 minute session where parents / care givers engage with their child in a mixture of music, movement, rhymes and action.  Followed by morning tea and a time for carers to take a break while the children play. This program costs $3.00 per child ($5 per family)  Call for more information  5440 8450

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Spiritual Development

Its important to us to see the children develop spiritually. To this end children are encouraged to participate in our Sunday worship service before moving out to bible based activities that are age appropriate to their learning.  Sunday 10am

childrens choir


Children's Choir

has become a key activity in the faith development of children and youth.

 

 

Youth and Young Adults Activities

Youth and Young adults
Bible Study

Facilitated Bible study for youth from high schooler to 25yo.

 

Alternate Wednesdays 7:30pm


Adult Activities

Companion club - group of seniors
Companion Club

opportunity for men and women 55+ to meet at a designated hotel, or café for a meal and enjoy each others company.

Thursday 11am 

Seniors lunch- group of seniors

Seniors Lunch

opportunity for men and women 55+ to meet at a designated hotel, or café for a meal.
12 noon 1st Wednesday month

Companion club - group of seniors

Women's Fellowship

Opportunity for women to celebrate and support each other though social activities.
7:30pm 3rd Thursday of month



Other Activities

Brass band
Music Groups

Our brass band, contemporary group and Youth and Children's choir are open groups that provide music for Sunday worship and community events.
Tuesday 7:15 - 10pm

Homegroup

Life Groups

People of all ages and backgrounds meet in smaller groups to encourage, support and assist each other in our daily walk with God.
Please enquire

Counselling


Mentoring

Throughout the month there are various activities for all ages.



Bible Study and fellowship meal


Bible Study and Fellowship Meal

Come and enjoy the gathering of people from all cultures and ethnicity, reading the Word and encouraging each other through time together over a meal, each Tuesday evening.
Tuesday 7pm

English speaking classes


English language Class

Open to anyone wanting to learn English under the instruction of qualified English tutors. The class is free and held 4pm Mondays.

Monday 4:00pm during school term

Drop In centre- man newspaper


Drop In Centre

Anyone is welcome to drop in and have a coffee, read the newspapers and sit with friends.  "Drop In" is a safe place to relax and meet others.
Thursday from 9.30am-1.00pm

Community lunch


Community Lunch

Every Thursday a light lunch is served at 12 noon. The meal is open to all, a cost of $2.00 per person. It is a safe place to relax and meet others.
Thursday 12noon

Community support services


Emergency Relief

The Community Service Centre provides emergency relief in the form of food parcels and vouchers as a way of assisting people who find themselves in difficult circumstances.
Monday to Thursday 9:30-3:30pm Appointment Only 9471 9111