COOL is a place for having Worship, Fellowship and Discipleship as a community. We encourage our members to study the Bible and grow in intimacy with God through prayer, praise, and worship. In COOL every member can experience warm fellowship with fellow believers through loving friendship and caring. COOL is also a place to develop and multiply God-given talents for ministry in God's Kingdom; to reach out and bring others to experience true life in Jesus Christ.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Ekklesia

Feeling God’s love through community

Being a part of a church community was a strange concept for me. I started to come to COOL meetings when I first moved to Melbourne and a friend of mine asked me to join. After weeks of declining, I eventually gave it a shot partly because I felt bad for constantly turning his invitations down. But now I can honestly say I am so thankful God has lead me to such a beautiful group of people. My small COOL community is not made up of perfect people, but from them I can feel God’s grace and love shining through. I picked up my Bible for the first time in years and together we study the Words of God, pray and support each other through tough times. Joining a COOL was truly a blessing and I am thankful every day for the opportunity.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Judea

I joined this COOL Judea as a member back in 2011. This is one of the first 180 COOL (it was part of 180 back then, and now it is a part of NextGen).

This COOL is where I can say, I have got to know Christ and became a true believer. My COOL leaders back then nurtured, taught and discipled me to be more like Jesus. Not only that, their passion and love for Jesus always inspired me and stirred my heart to have a deeper relationship with Jesus.

Fast forward to 2020, I have now been entrusted to lead this COOL. My desire is for every member to know Christ personally and to grow in deeper intimacy with God. We want to make this COOL a family; the place where we feel like we belong and that we can grow together to know Christ more.

I admit that I am not a perfect leader or shepherd for the COOL. I have still got so much to learn. There had been at times the feeling of laziness to hold a COOL prayer. But there will always be one person from one of us who will initiate and encourage us to have COOL prayers. I honestly feel blessed every time we have the opportunity to pray for the COOL. Prayer truly makes a difference in the COOL and this COOL is truly a place where we can support and build each other up in faith and spiritual discipline. 

I’m truly blessed to be a part of this COOL Judea. A place where I can call my second family.

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BIC (Bethany International Church) Cool - Pniel Philadelphia

My Second Family

I joined COOL because I wanted to have more friends in Melbourne and I would’ve never thought that they will become my second family here. The first time I came to COOL, they were all very welcoming, care, and gave me a lot of food. It made me feel extremely comfortable, so I came back the next week, the week after, and until now.

They have become my second family, and they are always there for me in times of need, always encouraging and supporting me. Through COOL, I’ve learned how to pray not only for me but also for others, and I’ve learned the Word of God. Besides, I’ve realised how to love and take care of one another, and I’ve experienced God a lot through COOL. Truly I can see that God is working and showing Himself through my community.

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Family is a column for a church. A strong church consists of a strong family, which builds a strong community.

The purpose of this ministry is to build a strong Christian family according to God’s purpose and plan and to train and equip families into the backbone of BIC Melbourne various ministries.

We are sure that a strong family will impact the community for the kingdom of God.


Ladies BIC Melbourne

Every Tuesday, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM via Zoom Meeting.

Impacting and bringing more women to the Kingdom of God.

Please contact us for more information.


Likewise teach the older woman to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can train the younger women to live their husband and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God. (NIV) - Titus 2:3-5

Church Youth (180)
Youth NextGen

What is it?

180° is a group of compassionate Christian youth, striving to RAISE-UP, REACH-OUT, and MAKE an IMPACT on surrounding Melbourne Communities, with God’s Kingdom ministries

Romans 12:2 - 'Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.'

Our visions are to

Church Youth (180) Vision - Raise Up


Church Youth (180) Vision - Reach Out

to unbelievers

Church Youth (180) Vision - Impact

communities with Kingdom of God ministries

Isaiah 61:1-3 - 'The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, Because the Lord has anointed and commissioned me to bring good news to the humble and afflicted; He has sent me to bind up [the wounds of] the brokenhearted, To proclaim release [from confinement and condemnation] to the [physical and spiritual] captives And freedom to prisoners, To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord, And the day of vengeance and retribution of our God, To comfort all who mourn, To grant to those who mourn in Zion the following: To give them a turban instead of dust [on their heads, a sign of mourning], The oil of joy instead of mourning, The garment [expressive] of praise instead of a disheartened spirit. So they will be called the trees of righteousness [strong and magnificent, distinguished for integrity, justice, and right standing with God], The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.'

Schedule Time

Church Youth (NextGen) Schedule - Sunday Service

Sunday Service & Gathering

Every Sunday 8:45 AM, in the
Multi-Purpose room at church

Church Youth (NextGen) SChedule - Cool

COOL (Community of Love)

Every Friday night

(Due to COVID-19 Our Sunday Service is currently held online through Youtube Channel BIC Next Gen at 11:00 AM and our COOL runs through ZOOM every Friday)

Church Youth (NextGen)
Youth NextGen

What is it?

Hi! So happy that you’re here! We are NEXT GEN!

We are the young adult and young professionals, English-speaking congregation in BIC Melbourne. We share a vision to build and strengthen our personal relationship with Jesus Christ and grow together as a spiritual family.

We seek after God’s heart and prepare to equip each individual to be the salt and the light that Christ has called us to be as we all walk in faith and obedience.

If you are in university or if you are working full time, or both, we would love to welcome you to our NEXT GEN family. Whether you’re new to christianity, been a christian for a while or even if don’t know much at all, but you’re looking for a community we would love for you to join us.

Schedule Time

Church Youth (NextGen) Schedule - Sunday Service

Sunday Service & Gathering

Every Sunday 11:00 AM, in the
Multi-Purpose room at church

Church Youth (NextGen) SChedule - Cool

COOL (Community of Love)

Every Friday night

(Due to COVID-19 Our Sunday Service is currently held online through Youtube Channel BIC Next Gen at 11AM and our COOL runs through ZOOM every Friday)


Ladies BIC Melbourne

The Channel is a community of young professionals seeking to become the channel of blessings in the marketplace. We aim to bring impact and expand God's kingdom through our calling.

Who we are?

Community of young professionals seeking to become the channel of blessing in the marketplace.

Our Mission

We see the marketplace as our mission field and seek to expand God’s kingdom in this domain. Our ministry aims to raise up young professionals who understand their God-given calling and equip them with kingdom mindset and lifestyle to bring the kingdom gospel and impact.

What do we do?

We run workshops with experienced speakers who walk the talk and a fellowship where we grow together as young professionals who serve Lord Jesus in the marketplace.