Connect to our community

There are many ways to get connected with our church community.  

Sunday Services

An easy way to get connected into the DPC community is to come along to one of our Sunday services. 

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Newcomers Lunch

If you are new to DPC and would like to get to know some other people, and learn more about the people, purpose, and values of DPC, please contact us about coming along to our next Newcomers Lunch.


Children are valued members of our church community and are welcome no matter what their age.

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Gospel Communities

Joining a Gospel Community will enable you to build friendships, deepen your understanding of the gospel, and work out what it looks like to live out the gospel in your daily life.

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Please contact us if we could help you to be connected.


Gospel Communities



If you want to grow as a Christian, you need to be deeply connected with two things: God’s Word and God’s people.  The best way to do that at DPC is to join a Gospel Community.


What they're about

We want our Gospel Communities to be places where people genuinely share all the ups and downs of life with one another – more than that – we want them to be places where people can work out what it looks like to live out the truth of the gospel in every area of the lives. 

When do they occur?

Gospel Communities meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.  On a typical night people will share some food, discuss a particular passage from the Bible, pray for each other, and generally just share life. 

Contact Adam Humphries if you want to know more about Gospel Communities


Children at DPC 

Children are valued members of the DPC church family.  Below are some ways they can get involved.

Children's Talk

During every Sunday service we have a short interactive talk to help the children engage with the truth of God's Word.



Every Sunday during the sermon we have creche for pre-school aged children.  This gives the children a safe space to play in together, and it gives parents the opportunity to concentrate on listening to the sermon.

DP Kids


During the school term Darebin Kids Church runs every Sunday.  Children start the service with everyone as a sign that they are valued members of God's family at DPC.  Following the Children's Talk they head out to DP Kids to do various activities that help them to explore the teachings of the Bible in a format that is appropriate to their age.

Mainly Music

Young children and their parents/caregivers join together for a fun, thirty-minute music session, then afterwards enjoy snacks and refreshments in a relaxed setting. Mainly Music is an activity you and your children can participate in, from birth to school age.

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Please contact us if you would like to know more information on any of the above




Jesus calls us to serve others, not only within DPC but also those around us.  Some of the ways we do this at Darebin Presbyterian Church are listed below.


Serving our wider community

As a church DPC is passionate about engaging with, and serving our local community.  Currently we run a Christmas Lunch each year, in partnership with SPAN Community House, for those who live at the Agg St Public Housing Flats.

We also promote and raise funds for the work that SPAN does among our community’s most disadvantaged and marginalised people at our annual Carols in the Park event.

If you have a need, or know of an opportunity for us to serve in the local community, please let us know.

Serving on Sundays

We believe that God has given all Christians particular gifts and talents to glorify Him and encourage the rest of his people.  There are lots of great opportunities for you to use your gifts to love and serve others during our Sunday Services. 


The good news about Jesus is completely free, so if you’re not a Christian, or not a regular at DPC, we do not want your money!

But if you’re a DPC regular and would like to support our ministry click here.



Our hope is that DPC would be a church in which prayer is simply a part of the regular rhythms of our community life. 

That said, we do meet together fortnightly, at 8am on Saturday mornings to pray.