Surrey Hills
Uniting Church



Formal leadership within our church is provided by a Church Council of elected elders and councillors that oversees all aspects of church life. The Surrey Hills Church Council meets on the 4th Tuesday evening of each month. The Uniting Church regulations, para 3.1.13(a), declare that:

The Church Council shall give priority in its life to building up the Congregation in faith and love, sustaining members in hope, and leading the Congregation to a fuller participation in Christs mission in the world.

Church Council committees provide for the wider contribution of all church members. These committees focus on the primary areas of church life - worship, pastoral care, faith education, social justice, property and finance.

We are grateful for the faithfulness of those who offer formal leadership in our congregation and for those who encourage us in acts of hospitality, compassion, and justice.

Pastoral Care

Margaret Wilson
9849 1212

Pastoral Care Information

Social Justice

Bron Long
9836 7817

Social Justice Information

Faith Education

Annabel McCooke
9898 5236

Faith Education Information


Rev. Rob Gotch
9898 1097
0403 538 688
Rob was ordained in 1995, and has served in the congegations of Camperdown (1996-1998), Ascot Vale/Seddon (1999-2003), and Surrey Hills (2004 to present). He is passionate about forming people as disciples of Jesus Christ to bear witness to the love, justice and peace of God. Rob is married to Marian. They have four children and two grandchildren.

December/January at SHUC

Sunday December 3rd 10:00 am
Worship & Holy Communion
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Saturday December 9th 5:00 pm
Christmas Chaos - craft, carols & food

Sunday December 10th 10:00 am
Worship & Learning Group
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Sunday December 17th 10:00 am
Worship at
The Avenue Church of Christ

Sunday December 24th 10:00 am
Service of lessons and hymns
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Sunday December 24th 7:00 pm
Christmas Eve family service
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Monday December 25th 09:30 am
Christmas Day service
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Sunday December 31st 10:00 am
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Sunday January 7th 10:00 am
Worship at St James UC
Riversdale Rd, Box Hill Sth

Sunday January 14th 10:00 am
Service of Amalgamation
of St James with Surrey Hills
(Rev. Rob Gotch)

Sunday January 21st 10:00 am
(Rev. John Cranmer)

Sunday January 28th 10:00 am
(Rev. John Cranmer)


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