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Sunday Service Links


We are reintroducing in-person Sunday worship services effective November 8. From this date onward we will hold alternate Sunday Services, one service online and the other live/ in-person in the church.

Small Groups Links 


  • ​December 2020 Newsletter is here. Download it now.

  • Communion In The Park, December Dates

  • Online Christmas Eve Carols

  • Christmas Day Service

  • Christmas Day Lunch

  • Repair The Roof Fundraiser.

  • MCCS Christmas BBQ Party 2020.

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  • Sun 29/11 - 10am - Sunday Service (Live/ In-Person)

  • Sun 29/11 - 11am - Social Time In The Park

  • Sun 29/11 - 5.15am - Social Time In The Park

  • Sun 29/11 - 6.30pm - Sunday Service (Online)

  • Tue 01/12 - 7pm - Women's Group (Online)

  • Wed 02/12 - 7pm - Cafe Church & Bible Study (Online)

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Metropolitan Community Church Sydney


is an affirming Christian Church for all people, and especially LGBTIQA+ identifying people.


As a progressive Christian church we are open to all people who want to learn more about God. We give thanks to God for people of all genders, sexualities, ages and cultural backgrounds. At MCC all persons have value and worth, and are uniquely gifted to share the Good News with others. So no matter what, you are welcome at MCC Sydney.

We invite you to come as you are, whether you

identify as Christian, come from another faith background or are of no prior faith tradition.

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Introducing Communion In The Park

We Cannot Back Yet To Our Building. If You Miss Physical Gathering Join Us In This Unique & Fun Experience.

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Our Church Today


Location: 96 Crystal St, Petersham, Sydney, NSW


Weekend Service

(All services are currently online)

Traditional Worship

Every Sunday 10 am


Contemporary Worship

Every Sunday 6.30 pm


Being Christian isn't a one-day a week thing. We encourage our members to dig deeper into their faith through mid-week discipleship groups and bible studies.


Be part of a group or sign up to be part of our next discipleship group.​

Our Typical Weekend Service

Traditional Service

The morning service is 'traditional', combining elements and worship practices that will be familiar to you if you have participated in Protestant or Catholic church services before. We recite liturgy, read from the bible, hear a sermon, pray, and sing hymns.

Contemporary Worship

In this contemporary worship service the music is modern, the worship style is flexible and different aspects of faith and spirituality are explored. This service is a unique blend from many different backgrounds and traditions and is for both young and old!


After the morning or evening service we invite everyone to join together for fellowhip in our community room over coffee, tea, finger food, and snacks. During this time we announce who's having a birthday that week & celebrate.


Queer Spirituality.

Homosexuality is not a sin!

Tear down the false belief. It's time to reconcile your faith and your sexuality.


See our various groups for Bible Study, Conversation, Catch Up & Pastoral Care, designed for LGBTQA+ community

Prayer Group

We are Gathering, Celebrating & Learning!

See a list of our church's events such as, Worship Services, Bible Study, Small groups, Mardi Gras, Christmas Eve, Trivia Night, etc.

What We Support & Our Supporters

Learn about the project that we support & our supporters, people and companies we would like to introduce you to. Maybe you can be one of them.

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What People Say About Us


Sydney Star Observer (SSO) interviewed Peter Webster one of our members in 2015: 

SSO: "As LGBTI people become more accepted in heterosexual society, why should places like MCC Sydney continue to exist?"


“We could go to a gay-friendly church, and there’s a number of them, and we can take communion. (But) We can’t do it together. We can’t kiss. We can’t hold hands. No matter how open and affirming, and that’s the official term, ‘affirming’, churches are, there are limits.”

“In MCC Sydney, my partner and I take communion,” Webster said.

“We go down there together. We hold hands. We give each other the bread and the wine. We kiss. Then we go for prayer with the pastor… then at the end of that we kiss again".

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Why I Choose To Belong To

MCC Sydney


Dave Lee found MCC Sydney & learnt about "True" Christianity in 2015 after struggled with his identity as a Christian & being gay.

Loss, hurt, & outcasted by his church & fellow Christians really shatered his life. Nevertheless, young Dave perseveres in believing in Christ & as a person with critical mind & reasoning skill he kept searching answer instead of easily accept what his old church told him. Which lead him to MCCS door. Enlightenment.

Since then Dave becomes one of our active members online & offline. His thirst in knowledge enrolls him to our Bible study. His kind heart leads him to care to other vulnerable members through BeUpheld/ Stephen Ministry Program.

Together, We Can Change The World


Brad Scanlan is one of our congregants, he is a recently retired police sergeant who served three decades with @nswpolice. 

When Brad joined the force back in the late 80s, gay hate crimes and homophobic attitudes were rife. While he knew the relationship between police and the LGBT community was fraught, Brad was eager to combat issues from the inside.

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MCC Sydney acknowledges and respects the Wangal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which we are broadcasting our worship services during isolation. 
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