Are you keen to learn more about Wayside? Join us at one of our events or weekly activities below.

Christmas Day in Kings Cross – Christmas Day Street Party

This year, Wayside Chapel will host two free Christmas celebrations, providing love and support for Sydney’s homeless community on Christmas Day. Join us at our Christmas Day Lunch and Street Party as we shut down Hughes Street, Potts Point for Wayside Chapel’s largest community celebration of the year, including free Christmas lunch served with all the trimmings, entertainment and dancing on the street.

Festivities will run from 10.30am -2pm in Hughes St, Potts Point on Tuesday, 25 December. Christmas service led by CEO/Pastor Jon Owen and street choir will start at 10.30am followed by a visit from Santa at 11.50am and a free community lunch with all the trimmings is served around 12 midday. Festivities including live entertainment, jumping castle, photo booth and kid’s activities will continue until 2pm. No bookings necessary – just turn up on day.

All are welcome, no registration required.

This event is FREE and all are welcome to come along and join in the festivities. More info and full program available here https://www.waysidechapel.org.au/christmas/

You can also be part of our Christmas lunch by giving to our Donate a Plate campaign, providing meals, love and support on Christmas Day as well as over the Christmas/New Year period. To donate, click here. 

Christmas Day in Bondi

For the first time, we are extending our festive celebrations to Bondi Beach with a Christmas Day BBQ and live entertainment at Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club. Celebration run from 10.30am- 2.30pm at Bondi Surf Life Saving Club (next door to Bondi Pavilion) on Tuesday, 25 December. Christmas service with Bondi Rev Graham Anson starts at 10:30amfollowed by delicious BBQ lunch from 11:30am – 2:30pm, with live entertainment featuring local talent “Girl-O-Matic” and an open mic session. This is a free event. As the event is limited capacity, registrations are essential. To RSVP, click here. 

Christmas Day BBQ at Bondi Surf Life Saving Club

Where: Bondi Life Saving Club, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach – next to Bondi Pavilion

When:

10:30am – Christmas Day Service with Rev Graham Anson at Bondi Surf Life Saving Club  

11:30am – 2:30pm – Christmas Lunch with BBQ meats and salad served. Entertainment including local talent “Girl-O-Matic”, and Wayside Chapel visitor’s open mic session

Cost: Free

Limited capacity, registration essential here. 

This event is FREE and all are welcome to come along and join in the festivities. More info and full program available here https://www.waysidechapel.org.au/christmas/

Contact

For more info on Christmas at Wayside, click here. 

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 9581 9100

Community Lunch

Come along to our Community Lunch, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm! The atmosphere is electric, as corporates, staff, volunteers and visitors sit side by side, and enjoy delicious food, festivities and prizes. It’s the best part of the day!

Community Lunch: Most Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 1pm in the Community Hall, Kings Cross 

Community Lunch

Come along to our Community Lunch, every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm! The atmosphere is electric, as corporates, staff, volunteers and visitors sit side by side, and enjoy delicious food, festivities and prizes. It’s the best part of the day!

Community Lunch: Most Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 1pm in the Community Hall, Kings Cross 

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 9581 9169

Junior Jivers

Junior Jivers is a one hour music and movement group for children under five, meeting every Monday at 10am (Except public holidays). Cost of entry is a $4 donation per child/class, $5 for two. If you would like to come down and check it out your first session is free! Junior Jivers is is a community driven event, come and join us with your bub!

For more info, check out their website. 

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 9581 9100

Wayside Voices (Toastmasters)

Do you want to gain confidence in public speaking, networking and other skills, all while becoming a part of a tight-knit, encouraging community? Then you should join us at Wayside Voices!

We have been an established Toastmasters club since May 2017 and we meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Wayside Kings Cross. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development, with over 16,400 clubs across the world.

With Wayside Voices, you build key communication skills with a series of challenges and roles that you take on each meeting. Toastmasters can not only benefit your work productivity, but it can also benefit your personal life as well!

You don’t have to sign up right away. You are more than welcome to just come along as a guest to see if you like it.

Wayside Voices 
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, starting at 6pm (arrive 5:50pm)
Board Room (Level 4) Wayside Chapel Kings Cross – 29 Hughes St Potts Point

For more information, email Kamila at [email protected] 

Contact

Telephone: 02 9581 9104
Email: [email protected]

Live @ The Chapel

Wayside Chapel are bringing music legends together, who usually would never appear on stage in an intimate series of events held every few months at Wayside Chapel Bondi Beach (95 Roscoe St Bondi Beach.)

Watch this space for details about the next show, which will be coming up later in 2018.

Contact

Telephone: 02 9581 9127
Email: [email protected]

Wayside building tours

Take a tour of The Wayside Chapel and get a real insight into our program areas and our mission and vision for the community.

Based in Kings Cross, each tour will cover the history of Wayside, an overview and visit to each of our program areas, plus personal Wayside anecdotes and insights into life in the Cross.

At the end of the tour, you’re more than welcome to hang out in our Wayside Cafe and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

The tour host is Wayside employee and former rough sleeper, Rob Holt, who draws on his own experiences of homelessness and addiction to provide people with a rare insight into street life.

Building tours are $15 per person.

Contact

Telephone: 02 9581 9104
Email: [email protected]