"Strong worship services are the powerhouse of the church."
Looking for a congregation to visit or join? Here are some descriptions of the various congregations that comprise Wesley Mission.
- Wesley 6 pm Congregation
- Wesley International Congregation
- Wesley Church 10.30 am Congregation
- Wesley Church 3 pm Congregation
- Wesley Chapel in the City Congregation
- Wesley Rotuman Congregation
- Wesley Samoan Congregation
- Wesley Chinese Congregation
- Wesley Edward Eagar Lodge Congregation
- Wesley Frank Vickery Village Congregation
6 pm Sunday, Wesley Theatre
Praise, Prayer & Preaching
This vibrant congregation upholds the Mission's traditions of evangelism, discipleship and pastoral care. The service is telecast on Optus, Foxtel and Austar. Weekly Bible studies and fellowship groups enhance the study of God's Word and reinforce the unity of this congregation, which has a strikingly diverse character. More information
City: 9.30 am Sunday, Wesley Theatre, Level C2, Wesley Centre, 220 Pitt St, Sydney
Ryde: 10 am Sunday, Bible Society Building, 5 Byfield St, Macquarie Park, Sydney
Wesley International Congregation is a multi-cultural, family-friendly church that offers community, encouragement, restoration and healing through Jesus Christ and everyone is welcome! Here at Wesley International Congregation, we just love people. Whoever you are or whatever your background, we are passionate about meeting your needs and encouraging people to explore and grow in their faith in Jesus Christ in a way which is powerfully experienced.
10.30 am Sunday, Wesley Church
The Wesley Church 10.30 am Congregation embraces people from a variety of cultural backgrounds and provides opportunities for worship, service and discipleship in a friendly and accepting atmosphere. Congregation members, many from south-east Asia, enjoy a mixture of old and new worship.
3 pm Sunday, Wesley Church
Each service provides a different emphasis for varying spiritual needs.
Informal worship, active participation, prayer for many personal needs and acceptance of differences mark this congregation. It aims to be non-traditional and responsive to need, with opportunity for personal testimony of God's work in members' lives.
1.10 pm Thursday, Wesley Church
Sydney CBD workers and older members meet here for worship and spiritual refreshment in the middle of a busy working week. A lunchtime discussion of the week's Bible passage precedes the service. The Interaction Café which follows the service, gives congregation members an opportunity to discuss the theme of the service over refreshments.
1.30 pm Sunday, The Lyceum
Worshippers of Rotuman and Fijian background attend Sunday services conducted in the Rotuman language at the Lyceum in the Wesley Centre at 1.30 pm. The congregation regularly combines with the Rotuman Congregation of the Drummoyne Uniting Church. Weekly Bible study and prayer meetings are well attended.
11 am Sunday, Ashbury Uniting Church (5 Melville St, Ashbury)
Services are conducted in the Samoan language. The family services are an enriching highlight, with two families leading the services once a month, aided by the participation of the choir and children. The congregation's mothers' group is very popular, as is Saturday Church Bible study.
10.00 am Sunday, Lyceum
The Wesley Chinese Congregation provides opportunities for worship, service and discipleship to people of Chinese background. Services are conducted in Mandarin language. This congregation gains strength from weekly Bible study groups. Sunday School is a strong component of the congregation. Evangelism and baptism classes are held regularly. The ministries continue to thrive with many people serving God faithfully through worship teams, choir, Sunday School, the Chinese Library and counselling groups.
10 am Sunday, Edward Eagar Lodge (348a Bourke St, Surry Hills)
Worship, fellowship and discipleship are provided to homeless and marginalised people at Edward Eagar Lodge, a crisis hostel in inner Sydney. A meal is served after Sunday service. Bible classes and Sunday afternoon outreaches are held. - Emmanuel's Way - a joint outreach, takes place during the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
10.15 am Sunday, Frank Vickery Village Auditorium (101 Port Hacking Road, Sylvania)
Apart from Sunday and mid-week services, this retirement village congregation enjoys special services that reach out to the wider community in the Sutherland Shire. Services on Anzac Day, Remembrance Day, National Day of Thanksgiving and Harvest Festival are annual highlights, drawing crowds of family members and interested worshippers.