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Community Garden Coordinator

CHAMPION (Community Hub and Meeting Place in Our Neighbourhood) is a community-based initiative of the Temple Society Australia (TSA) – a not-for-profit, independent, free-thinking Progressive Christian community.

We are seeking an energetic and experienced Project Coordinator with a proven ability to work with people within a community garden setting:

  • To build and develop CHAMPION’s Community Garden space, a setting where gardening, community engagement and volunteering integrate
  • To lead and support volunteers and engage local community members in gardening work and activities
  • To create opportunities for the community to learn about, experience and contribute to healthy, seasonal food production and enjoy the natural space
  • To facilitate skill development

Download the position description here.

Applications close Friday 19th July 2019 at 5.00pm

For more information, please contact the TSA Community Care Worker, Martina Eaton:


Hymnal Service

Sunday, July 7

Bentleigh Hall

Following the Service, we invite you to join us for a communal meal. We will provide soup. Please bring a plate of something savoury or sweet to share and BYO drinks. 

Paul Weberruss and Merri Spittles are rostered to help. Please arrive at 4.00pm for setting up. 

For those wanting to come in by Rosa bus from Bayswater, please book with the TSA Office ASAP. Bus to depart outside TTHA at 4.10pm, with Tony Beilharz as driver. 


Coming Services



Evening Hymnal Service 
Sunday 7 July
Bentleigh Hall 
Elder: Renate Weber

Sunday 28 July
Bayswater Chapel 
Elder: Peter Uhlherr

Sunday 28 July
Meadowbank Chapel 
Elder: Ingrid Turner


Canberra Meet Up

October 25 to 27


Join a Templer get-together in the national capital for a weekend of connection and discovery with Canberra local guides Linda Roberts, Christine Herrmann and Otto Aberle.

Converge socially on Friday evening, enjoy diverse destinations with insider tips on Saturday and join Irene Bouzo's Sunday Reflection followed by lunch in the spectacular surrounds of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Stay tuned for further announcements, but please book your accommodation (at AlivioTourist Park or elsewhere) soon!

  • Pencil in a convivial Friday evening, Saturday breakfast and Sunday lunch
  • Arrange your own travel to and vehicle in Canberra
  • Book your own accommodation. For camping through to villas, the key recommendation is Alivio Tourist Park in Belconnen (

For more information:

Ingrid Hoffmann | M: 0448 930 573 | E: