1 Peter Real Hope series concludes
Today we conclude our series in 1 Peter as Graham Errington speaks on the topic, ‘Real hope in real grace’ from 1 Peter 5:6-14.
SWITCH Women’s Conference
The women’s conference for the Illawarra is on Saturday 10th October at Waterslea Conference Centre (Nowra). Bookings and details www.switchonline.biz or Mandy McNeill will book for you if you get her the money by the 1st October.
CityServe Oak Flats
On the 10th October from 8am to 3pm we’ll join Harbour Church in making the Oak Flats Pool beautiful! This Shellharbour City Council and church combined event will enable us to have an impact on our suburb, as we seek to show the impact of the gospel of Jesus in our lives. Includes free food and live entertainment.
Join us 7pm this Tuesday night 15th September to hear guest speaker Ros Ghazal. It’s at the church, it’s $6 each, and there’s no need to RSVP.
BCA boxes due in September
If you’ve filled your BCA (Bush Church Aid) money box, please bring it in this month for counting.
Changes to Sunday kids
After prayerful discussion with leaders and parents we have decided to focus our resources on making our 10am morning kids’ program the best it can be. As a result, today will be our last Kids at 5 and evening church creche. We give thanks to God for the dedicated service of our children’s ministry leaders.
Announcing our Youth Ministry Intern for 2016
We are delighted to announce that Miss Rayne Loehndorf will be joining us from January to August next year to serve in our staff team in a voluntary capacity as Youth Ministry Intern. Rayne lives in Caronport, Saskatchewan, Canada, and is studying youth ministry at Briercrest College and Seminary.
Each week we need to receive $5,000 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $3,888, leaving a gap of $1,112.
Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $260,000. Compared to that total we received $224,000, leaving a gap of $36,000.
Electronic giving is a great way to give! It helps us prayerfully plan our giving, and then the bank will help us keep that commitment, even when we may be unable to attend. To use your MasterCard or Visa to make a one-off donation or to set up regular giving, then securely provide your details by clicking on this link. Or, to give by direct transfer then these are the details. Account name: St Andrew’s Anglican Church. Account number: 00900445. BSB: 062 638.