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Community Programs

Jesus was passionate about serving community. Likewise, his love drives us to help and serve ours.

Sapphire Life has many facets of serving. There is a place for everyone to make a difference and we invite you to consider and commit to making a life-difference with us!


At Sapphire Life, our Children are precious “gems”. We go a long way to make them feel at home, loved, wanted and appreciated.

During our 5.00 pm Sunday Service (4.00 pm winter), they join with the whole church family at the start and later, move off into their own space for their own exciting, fun-filled time.

All our Gemstones volunteers are accredited and we have procedures for check-in, check-out and children’s safety to ensure a loving safe environment for your children.

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Have you got questions about life? Do you have questions about the Christian faith? The Alpha course is the Life Group for you.

Alpha runs regularly, with dinner and discussion, for a 9 week period. Each week you will look at a different question around the Christian faith. The times together are low key, friendly and are designed for exploration and conversation. Alpha is the perfect place to invite a friend with questions and to share some discovery time together.

Regardless of your journey in faith, this course is invaluable to set healthy life direction!

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Our PlayTime program is a playgroup for parents/carers and their 0-5 year olds. You will find a safe place with free play, craft, music, books and outdoor activities, all run to engage and stimulate your young children.

Added to this, you will connect with, and find friendship & support from other adults in a similar season of life.

For more information contact Ps Janita Fernando 0427 298 432

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At Sapphire Life, we know that nothing significant happens unless it has the blessing of God. So we pray! Prayer is simply talking to our loving God; we pray to praise Him and thank Him, as we seek to understand His direction.

While all Sapphire Lifers practise a personal prayer life, our times of prayer together are especially powerful.

You may like to join in one of our regular prayer times – we will help you learn how to pray and seek God’s blessing.

If you have a need you can share it with our prayer team (click below) and they will confidentially pray over it for you.

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Life Groups are where we meet to get to know each other better.

We believe that our extraordinary journey with Jesus is not meant to be walked on our own so we gather through the week to share what God is doing in our lives.

Life Groups run through the school term and have a start and finish date.

You can choose which Life Group suits you and move freely between Life Groups. They are not a life time commitment!

Your Life Group leader however, is committed to praying for you by name everyday.

So check out the Life Group tab on the Sapphire Life App and join your Life Group today!

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Sapphire Life Church meets 5pm (summer) and 4pm (winter) every Sunday at Club Sapphire (Merimbula-Imlay Bowling Club) 119 Main Street Merimbula

All services are live-streamed to

After you sign in at the door, follow the Sapphire Life signs upstairs to the Sapphire Room

Sapphire Life has a registered COVID Plan and we also operate under the direction of Club Sapphire’s Plan for your safety.

Our service is followed by an affordable club dinner.

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Oceans is a vibrant and important part of our SLC life. Designed for high school ages (Years 7 – 12) we provide a friendly, fun, energetic and safe space for all local youth to connect together. In this safe environment they learn, and ask questions, about Jesus and his promise of a “rich and satisfying life” (John 10:10).

Check out our Facebook page (Oceans YG) for events and details.

Contact Cairene 0404 64 9863

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Sapphire Life is on an extraordinary journey! Part of that is experienced as we travel through the Bible, together, one chapter a day.

You can join this by downloading our Sapphire Life Church App from your app store and clicking on the Daily Bread icon.

Each morning you will find the reading, and a short encouraging video from one of our Sapphire Life family sharing their blessing and obedience point for the day.

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