Community Connections


New Life Op Shop

27 Ellenborough St, Ipswich

Our Op shop exists to serve our local community. We provide a place where people can relax, enjoy company, have a listening ear and someone with whom you can pray.

Proceeds from our Op Shop support the ministry of our church in the local community of Ipswich.

By buying from us, you get a great bargain, care for the environment, and assist our church in serving the people of Ipswich.

Opening Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am to 2 pm and Saturday 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Donations are always welcome. Drop off donations during the shop opening hours or call the shop on 0491 757 723 to arrange a drop off time.

Pastoral care

Within New Life is a quiet room, where you can relax for a moment, listen to calming music, share your life situation, join in prayer.


New Life is fully volunteer resourced. Many opportunities exist to join the team.

To be considered please contact the Church Office or speak to one of our volunteers in the shop.


Painting for Pleasure

This group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 9:00am in the church hall and enjoys sharing together in creating and learning new skills to use in our painting. We always share morning tea together and enjoy each other’s company.

Meets in the hall at Corner Eileen Street & Glebe Road Booval. 4304.


Adult Leisure Group

Would you like somewhere to have a cuppa’, a natter and perhaps a little competitive stimulation of a board game or two or maybe try your hand at some craft skills.

Then, the Adult Leisure Group might be the place for you!

The Leisure Group meets weekly on Monday mornings at 9:00 am in the hall on the corner of Ellenborough and Limestone Sts, Ipswich.

Meeting cost $3.00 per person.

​Each week’s program includes a short devotional to set you thinking and a bit of a laugh with regular joke telling, plus games, crafts and of course, a delicious morning tea.


Glebe Garden Club 

A community garden club servicing the community and open for anyone in the community to join and become a member. The club operates in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, is multifunctional in its activities and does not specialise in any particular area or plant species. It is a general garden club!

Meets on the first Saturday of each month at 1:30pm.


Fab Fridays

A time for conversations, coffee, games, laughs.

This group meets at 2 Pommer St, Brassall on Fridays between 9 am and 11 am.

It’s open for everyone who’d like some to be part of a caring community.

Ipswich Uniting Church


Address:- Cnr. Glebe Road and Eileen Street, Booval. 4304.


      Phone:-  07 32021700.