Connect at MCF


Our KidZone team love and value children and consider it a great privilege to serve the children and families of our church community.

During our Sunday morning service we provide fun and exciting programs with crafts, music and Bible teaching – always pointing our kids to Jesus.

Sign-in opens 15 minutes before our 9:30am service in the Powerhouse foyer. You’ll find one our friendly Kids team ready to assist you at the sign-in desk.

For more information please contact the MCF office during the week on 07 4963 1155 or




Here at Surge, we believe every person has a purpose and we want to encourage the young people of our city to become the men and women they were created to be, through the awesome love of Jesus.

We meet every Friday night for a dynamic youth service from 7 – 9pm at 17 Ambrose Way, North Mackay

What you can expect:
+ Hangout and connect with people
+ Loud, energetic music, live from the Surge band
+ Daring Challenges and Fun Games
+ And life-changing messages based on the Bible

Surge also has events and mid / end of term parties throughout the year which may vary the location.(Follow on Facebook and Instagram for event updates)

We invite every young person in Grades 7 to 12 to join us.

Young Adults (+18) are more than welcome but will need to produce a current blue card (working with children check) at the sign in desk.

We hope to see you at Surge Youth!
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Young Adults

Weekly Connect Groups: If you want to connect with other young adults within the church, then Connects groups are for you. We have multiple connect groups for people of different ages and interests for you to get involved in. Simply contact Ps Darron to ask how you can get involved in an MCF Young Adults connect.

Sunday Nights: Every week after our evening service we go out for supper and hang out together. Come along and meet new people and enjoy awesome food!

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Families & Adults

Weeknight Connect Groups: If you want to connect with other families, throughout the week we have multiple connect and interests groups for you to be a part of. Simply contact Ps Darron or Ps Cheryl to ask how you can join a connect that’s right for you.

Playgroups: Are you tired of being stuck at home with your toddlers all day?!  Are you bored listening to Giggle & Hoot on Channel 22 while your child chucks a wild tantrum?  Is housework overwhelming you?  You need some time out!  Come connect with other mums of babies & toddlers… have a laugh and chill out! From picnics in the park, sipping a latte at a friend’s house, catching up at a coffee shop, or meeting at PCYC for toddlers play. Playgroup is a “pick-me-up” for those who’ve had a challenging week and is the perfect place to meet other mummies just like you. Come join us. Bring your babies & toddlers! We have a Playgroup for mother’s that meet every week. Please contact Ps Cheryl for more information

Family Socials: Amidst the fullness of parenting life, we love meeting together with our kids at a park or the beach for some quality time, lots of laughs and connection. To stay updated on all of the above, please contact Ps Darron or Cheryl.




Warriors (50+)


Our MCF Warriors congregation is full of people passionate about doing life together, coffee, cake and their families.  We have several life-filled Connect groups that meet throughout Mackay each week.

For more information please contact Kerry  Brannan here







Worship & Creative Arts


At MCF we love to worship God through the arts through singing, music and production.

We gather every Thursday 6:45-8:30pm at for rehearsals, connect groups, workshops and worship nights.

For more information, please contact Jen du Toit here





Community Care

Mackay Christian Care Ltd is a church-based, not for profit organisation that exists to serve several local areas of community ministry and aid. Our heart is to see Mackay transformed by the love of Jesus.

For more information please contact us here








Connect Groups

Connect Groups are a great way for you to get to know other people and build authentic relationships at the heart of our Church family. We have different Connect Groups that meet throughout the week for all age groups. Feel free to visit a couple of Connects before choosing one that is right for you. Please contact us if you’d like more information on a suitable Connect Group at


Men & Women’s Ministries

MCF has several interest groups for the men & women of our church. We have a 4×4 group for our men and their families and various women’s events held throughout the year.  Keep an eye out at our Sunday celebration services, check out our website and like us on Facebook to stay updated with all our events.











At MCF we have training courses to restore people and create hope.  Over the course of the year we offer a lot of different options in training for where you are at.

Some of our training includes, Pre-Marriage preparation, The Marriage Course and Parenting Courses.  We also run a number of Careforce training packages throughout the year.  Please see the information desk for details of when these are running or contact the church office here




We also have a number teams that you can join to demonstrate love and serve others:

Sunday Service Team
Hospitality Team
Welcome Team
Décor & Events Team

If you’d like more information about getting involved, please contact us here