Today’s Bible talk
Today Simon will be speaking on ‘The glory of God’ from Psalm 19.
Next week’s Bible talk
Next week we welcome our missionary partner Matthew Meek, who will be speaking on the topic ‘Dying to save’ from Psalm 22.
Chinese Lunch with Matthew Meek
We’d love you to join us for an Chinese-style Pot Luck Lunch on Sunday 14th October at church, from 12.30pm, to hear from Matthew Meek about his ministry with International students. Please let us know if you are able to bring a main dish, rice or a dessert by signing up on the sheet on the noticeboard, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our next Ladies’ Dinner will be held on Tuesday 16th October with guest speaker Nicky Fortescue, who will speak on the topic of ‘Taking grace, giving grace’. 6.30pm in the church, cost $15. Please visit www.oakflatsanglican.com/ladiesdinner to register.
The women’s conference for the Illawarra is coming up soon. Join us on Saturday 27th October, 9am to 12.30pm at Bomaderry Anglican Church. The guest speaker is Claire Smith, who is speaking on the topic “God’s Good Design”. We will explore what the bible really says about men & women. Cost is $20 or $15 (student or concession). For more details and to book visit www.southernwomen.org.au. Registrations close 21st October.
Simon’s ordination date
Simon will be ordained as a Presbyter at St Luke’s, Miranda on Tuesday 20th November at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend.
Children’s and youth programs in holidays
Our normal children’s and youth programs are now on a break until 21st October. We will be running a light holiday program during our 5pm service for the next three weeks. Parents and carers are required to accompany their children for the whole service, then during the bible talk, the children will attend a combined program.
Each week we need to receive $5,000 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $4,745, leaving a gap of $255.Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $235,000. Compared to that total we received $206,833, leaving a gap of $28,167.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.