Tiddlywinks is a group aiming
to provide a caring, accepting atmosphere for parents/carers and kids
aged 0-5. Children will enjoy a developmentally-appropriate program
packed full of games, stories, songs, drama, craft, and food. We also include
a time for parents/carers to relax (kid-free!) with other
parents/carers, form new friendships, participate in discussion groups,
and enjoy craft, coffee, and cake.
•WHEN/WHERE? Every Wednesday morning during school terms from
9:30am in the church hall. Picnic days or other "away events" are held on the 4th Wednesday
of every month.
•COST? $2 per week for first child (any additional
children, only $1 each)
•WHY? Tiddlywinks is a playgroup based on Christian
values and we aim to provide a loving, caring and happy environment
where each child is valued as a unique individual. We also wish to
help parents/carers and their young children to become aware of Jesus
in their lives.
Contact Sue Phone: 4261 7473 or EMAIL
"Jesus said, 'Let the children come to me.
Do not stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are
like these children
Sunday’s Cool is a fun, interactive
program for kids in Preschool to Year 5, and features games, craft,
stories, songs, videos and drama activities.
•WHEN/WHERE? Every Sunday (during school terms)
the kids meet in the main church building for a time of singing and
a special Children’s Talk during the first part of the service,
before moving out into the hall for their Sunday’s Cool program.
•WHY? We greatly value children and our opportunity
to partner with parents to impact the coming generations. At Dapto
Uniting, we want our kids to have Jesus as their friend, and to know
the difference He can make in their lives at school, on the sports
field, and at home.
•MORE INFO? Contact Janet: Phone 4261 6696
"Train up a child in the way he should
go and when he is old he will not depart from it.”
• At Dapto Uniting, we desire to see men and women grow to their
full potential and want to encourage them to become true servants of
Meets weekly in the Church Hall for craft, coffee and conversations.
10am – 2pm Tuesdays (during school terms). BYO lunch. Throughout
the year, the craft group donates their crafts to various charities
and mission projects e.g. Trauma teddies to local surgeries and hospitals.
Contact Colleen: Phone 4261 5982
Women’s Evening Fellowship
A monthly evening of fun, food, and laughter, with regular guest speakers.
On the 4th Thursday of the month from 7:30pm at a variety of locations. This is a shared activity with Albion Park Uniting Church, and we have lots of fun together!
Contact Robyn: Phone 4261 2914.
Men’s Social Group
The blokes, of all ages, get together on a regular basis. The aim is to share fellowship through outings, games nights and lots more. Sometimes they even invite the ladies to come! Guest speakers are sometimes invited to widen knowledge on a topic of men's interest.
Contact Reg: Phone 4262 2977.
• At Dapto Uniting, we aim to provide social and support opportunities
for seniors. Our seniors programs are tailored to serve the needs of
our older members at Dapto Uniting along with their friends. We want
to ensure that no one is lost or forgotten, even if they are confined
to their own home.
The Recycled Teenagers group enjoys monthly social outings, which have
included day trips to museums, theatres, art galleries, gardens, harbour cruises,
and bush walks. Costs are kept as low as possible, and are advised prior
to an outing.
Contact the Church Office for more details.
Our “Silverhair” choral group enjoys a great time of song and fellowship
on the 1st Tuesday of the month, from 2 – 3pm. This
special initiative aims to provide friendship and enjoyment, through
a relaxing afternoon of ‘golden oldies’, solos and readings.
Contact Newton: Phone 4262 8868.
Heart & Soul Fitness
Our “Heart & Soul” exercise group, affiliated with HEARTMOVES
, aims to provide
a 50 minute session for seniors to exercise safely in a Christian atmosphere with our own
accrediated and trained leader. Whilst held in our church hall, the group is open to community members as well.
Classes are held during school terms: 10.00am - 11.00am on Mondays. These classes are a little special, in that we share morning tea at the conclusion,and sometimes we have guest speakers about some aspect of health and lifestyle choices.
Our session time includes a range of activities such as strengthening, balance and cardio strength,
and caters for all levels of fitness. Because of Heartmoves requirements, some paperwork is required,
and the charge is just $5.00 per session.
for more information: Phone 4256 3351 or EMAIL
"They will still bear fruit in old age,
they will stay fresh and green"
For those with a little (or a lot!) of
energy. Meeting approximately monthly, planned family activities may
include tennis nights, hikes, and much much more! Most activities
will have a range of options to allow for maximum participation.
Church Social Events
Special social events and activities are held at different times throughout
the year, and are a time to get together and build relationships. These
events are a fantastic opportunity to introduce new people to our Church
in an informal and fun atmosphere.
Past, present and potential Dapto Uniting
activities and social events include:
• Regular Picnics/BBQs
• World's Biggest Morning Tea for Cancer Council
• UnitingCare Pancake Day
• Trivia nights
• Church camps/retreats
• Tennis nights
• Movie nights
• Games/cards nights
• Combined Churches Community Carols
"Let us not give up meeting together, as
some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and
all the more as you see the Day approaching."