Belonging and Participating
Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals
We offer open opportunities for baptisms, weddings and re-renewal of vows ceremonies plus funeral services in our beautiful, heritage church with an adjacent hall.
Music Praise Team
Music plays an important part in the life of our congregation and our Music Praise Team leads the way! A group of inter-generational singers and musicians, the team meets once a week for rehearsals, performs twice per month in morning worship and presents an annual concert.
SPOW – Single People of Worth
Catering to anyone single, separated, divorced, widowed or on their own for any reason, the SPOW group has lunch one Sunday per month at Merrylands Bowling Club.
LEAP (Leave Everything & Pray)
Our congregation holds a monthly prayer meeting called ‘Leave Everything and Pray’. It operates for a couple of hours on a Wednesday night at the church.
Community Visitors Scheme
‘Visitors Scheme’ volunteers make regular visits to those in local nursing home and/or hospital care in order to provide friendship, support and company.
Couples & Friends
A couple’s group for all ages, inc. Seniors, Couples and Friends meets once per month on a Monday evening, organizes bus trips/ holidays and participates in key fundraising activities for Parramatta Mission.
Sunday School @ Leigh
Designed for ages 3 – 16, our Sunday School has a commitment to providing creative and inclusive Christian education opportunities for toddlers through to high school students. We operate between 9.30 – 11.00am each Sunday morning during school terms and our program includes family dinners and excursions.
Our youth group (high school) meets every second Saturday night at the church for dinner and a special program and/ or participates in an outing. New members welcome!
The Leigh Memorial Congregation has a commitment to inter-faith activities. These include hosting an annual International Day of Peace Inter-Faith prayer service and Community Peace Dinner on site, plus a ‘Parramasala’ morning with multi-cultural luncheon to coincide with Parramatta’s annual ‘Parramasala’ festival.
Each year, Leigh Memorial Church is a venue on Parramatta Council’s popular and vibrant ‘Parramatta Lanes’ Festival map, with contemporary art, music and food all taking place at our site.
Our borrowing library contains a growing catalogue of books relating to the Christian faith, church history and personal growth – which are available on Sunday mornings following worship. We also provide a library service to Parramatta Mission’s ‘Meals Plus’ clients.