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To e Talatalanoa

2 pm


To e Talatalanoa congregation (also known as Canberra City Tongan) is a Uniting Church congregation sharing the premises and a minister with Canberra City congregation.

Sunday services are at 2.00 pm and are predominately in Tongan language. The service takes a traditional Tongan form with harmony singing and a focus on lotu (prayer) and the malanga (sermon). You’ll find a variety of ages present at a To e Talatalanoa service including aged Tongans, young families, and youth. Services commonly include a children’s time (Sunday school) and activities for children.

To e Talatalanoa celebrates a number of important services throughout the year, such as the White Sunday; Mother’s and Father’s Sunday and on these occasions the service will be followed by a Tongan refreshments.

On the first Sunday of each month (excluding May) To e Talatalanoa combines with Canberra City for the 10.00 am communion service. To e Talatalanoa provides the refreshment which follows this service.

To e Talatalanoa share a special relationship that includes sharing premises and a minister and a number of other shared aspects in the lives and ministries of the two congregations. You will always find a warm welcome at To e Talatalanoa.

While there is no particular expectation concerning what you may wear to a To e Talatalanoa service it is appreciated if your clothing is neat and respectful.

If you have any more questions feel free to email us at ​or visit our contact page



We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the first inhabitants of the land that we meet on.

(02) 6257 4600


Physical Address

69 Northbourne Avenue
Canberra City ACT 2600


Postal Address

GPO Box 1526

Canberra  ACT 2601

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