Upcoming Events

Events happening across Australia

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Over the next few months, Compassion events are happening across Australia and we would love you to come along. Below are the details of upcoming events. If you’d like more information, please contact the local offices (listed below).


NSW

Date: Saturday 17 September 2016
City: Sydney
Event: Manly to Manado Walk
Location: West Esplanade & Commonwealth Parade, Manly
Time: Official start 8:30am (Start anytime between 7:30-9:00am)
Info: The 2016 Manly-Manado 10 kilometre sponsored walk (along the beautiful shoreline from Spit Bridge to Manly) is celebrating its tenth anniversary. This year's walk is raising funds for 50 mothers and babies at Compassion's Child Survival Program in Manado, Indonesia. Take some time to refresh and reflect at the stations along the walk to find out more about the people involved in the Programs at this place called Manado.
RSVP: You can register here.

Date: Sunday 18 September 2016
City: Sydney
Event: Choral Evensong with the Shore Preparatory School Choir
Location: 9b Arnold Street, Killara
Time: 3:30pm
Info: Our Evensong events are a great opportunity to bring someone who can’t come to church on Sunday. Spiro Cassis from Compassion Australia will be speaking and there will be opportunities to sponsor children through Compassion. Refreshments will be served in the Parish hall afterwards.
RSVP: For more information, please contact Spiro Cassis on scassis@compassion.com.au or 0434 350 007.

Date: Tuesday 4 October 2016
City: Sydney
Event: Colin Buchanan Concert
Location: St Annes Ryde Anglican Church, 42 Church Street, Ryde
Time: 10:00am and 1:00pm
Cost: $12.50 per person
Info: Colin’s brand new show comes full of the usual music, mayhem – and mess! Sing along to your favourite Colin songs with Australia’s #1 kid’s Christian artist and be part of a unique show that will have the whole family—young, old, very old and middle-sized—singing and laughing along. Stay and meet Colin after the show.
RSVP: You can buy tickets here

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2016
City: Sydney
Event: Colin Buchanan Concert
Location: Covenant Christian School, 212 Forest Way, Belrose
Time: 9:30am
Cost: $12.50 per person
Info: Colin’s brand new show comes full of the usual music, mayhem – and mess! Sing along to your favourite Colin songs with Australia’s #1 kid’s Christian artist and be part of a unique show that will have the whole family—young, old, very old and middle-sized—singing and laughing along. Stay and meet Colin after the show.
RSVP: You can buy tickets here

VIC

Date: Thursday 20 October
City: Melbourne
Event: Poverty, Exploitation and The Internet
Location: Collins Street Baptist Church, 174 Collins Street, Melbourne
Time: 7:30pm–9:30pm
Info: The Justice Conference and Compassion Australia are proud to present ‘Poverty, Exploitation, and the Internet’, a Q&A featuring panellists Rev Tim Costello, Dr Allan Meyer, Melinda Tankard Reist and Danielle Strickland. The Q&A will explore the connection between exploitation and the internet in the context of extreme poverty and the developing world. It will also examine the implications in Australian culture that fuel these injustices.
RSVP: Tickets cost $10pp. Please RSVP by 6 October here.

WA

Date: Friday 7 October 2015
City: Perth
Event: Colin Buchanan Concert
Location: Koorong, 424 Lord Street, Mount Lawley
Time: 9:30am and 12:30pm
Cost: $12.50 per person
Info: Bring along the kids and don’t miss this opportunity to hear Colin Buchanan live in concert. Part Bible teacher, part entertainer, part musician, Colin is truly unique and his live shows have become legendary! Colin says, “Each one is like a singing, dancing, laughing catch-up with friends, old and new, young and old!” Colin is a great supporter of Compassion and Compassion representatives will be there on the day to answer any questions you may have.
RSVP: You can buy tickets here.

Date: Sunday 16 October 2016
City: Albany
Event: Ride for Compassion Combined Church Gathering
Location: Albany Baptist Church, Bethel Way, Albany
Time: 5:30pm
Info: Join Compassion representatives and the Ride for Compassion team on the eve of their epic journey from Albany to Perth. You’ll hear about the ride from the participants and learn about their motivation to ride 524 kilometres. Rodney Olsen, a Compassion representative, will also share some inspirational stories from the field which highlight the work of Compassion.
RSVP: For more information contact Rodney Olsen on rolsen@compassion.com.au or 9240 1505.

Date: Saturday 22 October 2016
City: Perth
Event: Ride for Compassion Return Ceremony
Location: Thornlie Christian College, 19 Furley Road, South River, WA
. Time: 4:00pm–5:00pm
Info: Welcome the Ride for Compassion team home as they finish their 524 kilometre cycle from Albany to Perth. The ride is raising funds to build new latrines at two child development centres in Tanzania. Over their week long journey the team will share about the work of Compassion in the country towns along their route. Consider joining the team next year for a great time of fun, fellowship, and to support children living in poverty.
RSVP: For more information contact Rodney Olsen on rolsen@compassion.com.au or 9240 1505.


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