9.30am & 5.30pm each Sunday

No matter where you’ve come from, you’ll find a spiritual home, great friends and a church family with us.

Location Details

The Lakes Church, 102-104 MacNamara St, Edge Hill

  • 9.30am & 5.30pm each Sunday

Cairns to the Cape

We are excited to be partnering with Churches of Christ for our Cairns to the Cape Christmas appeal! Help us bring joy to children, young people, foster and kinship carers across Cape York this Christmas.


An angry king. A devastating drought. Epic opposition. And one man with faith in God. Join us as we delve into the captivating story of Elijah, one of the most powerful prophets in the Old Testament.

Scott Darlow in Cairns

Join us on Sunday 8th October 2023 to hear special guest Scott Darlow! Scott will be speaking and playing some of his songs at our 9.30am and 5.30pm services.

Kids & youth programs

We have fun, safe and encouraging programs for the young people in your life.

Recent messages

Pass on your faith (Kate Cathcart)

As we reach the end of Elijah’s life, we see the passing of his prophetic responsibility to Elisha. This week highlights the mentoring and legacy of Elijah, showing us the importance of equipping each next generation for ministry. We’ll explore the power of investing in others and leaving a lasting impact for God’s Kingdom. Connect with us anytime at https://www.thelakes.church

When your faith falters (Jireh Scheurwater)

In this week of vulnerability, we encounter a different side of Elijah. After a triumphant victory, he faces fear, doubt, and discouragement. God tenderly ministers to Elijah’s needs and restores his faith. Even strong believers can experience moments of weakness, but God remains faithful. How can we find God in times of doubt and discouragement? Connect with us anytime at https://www.thelakes.church

Keep away from idols (Geoff Snook)

Jump into one of Elijah’s most iconic moments as he confronts the prophets of Baal. Through this dramatic showdown we learn valuable lessons about the dangers of idolatry and the power of unwavering faith in God. Connect with us anytime at https://www.thelakes.church

Depend on God in impossible situations (Laura Snook)

Follow Elijah’s story as he meets a struggling widow and witnesses God’s miraculous provision. We’ll explore the power of depending on God’s faithfulness and being obedient to his voice, even when faced with an impossible situation. 1 Kings 17:8-16 Connect with us anytime at https://www.thelakes.church

A church for you

The Lakes Church is a church community for all ages in Cairns.

We are here to love people and invite them to join us in a growing relationship with Jesus.