Photos from Gordon Orange’s Funeral

Here are some photos from the funeral of our late brother, Gordon Orange on Monday. [fbalbum url=https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.356703911122808.1073741827.238203986306135&type=1]    

News and Events for the week beginning 2nd July

Men’s Dinner This Tuesday night 2nd July, our bishop Peter Hayward will be speaking to the men. It’s going to be on at the Shell Cove Brasserie function room, at Shell Cove Golf Club, at 6.30pm . Cost $25 (pensioners/students $16). Please RSVP via comment cards or to John Wilson at mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com More details at oakflatsanglican.com/mensdinner Guest Preachers During the … Read more…

It’s time for Green Day!

For many of us, it’s nearly three months since we’ve worn our bright green ‘Get Real’ T-shirts. But that’s going to change this weekend! After our church service on Sunday morning 30th June, we’re going to head out as a sea of green to put brochures and fridge magnets in as many of the 3,500 letterboxes … Read more…

We love our seniors!

It was a great delight to meet with our seniors for our quarterly SAS (St Andrew’s Seniors) lunch and service on Friday. Here are comments from those who joined us: “It’s been many years since being at communion because of being aged. Thank you!”; “Very nice to hear the old hymns”; “The looks on the faces told … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 24th June

Funeral of Gordon Orange Our dear brother Gordon Orange passed away peacefully on Monday night.Gordon has been a member of our church for more than 40 years, and has been the source of great encouragement to us. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service at our church on Monday 24th June at 11:00am. … Read more…

In loving memory of Gordon Orange

It is with sadness that I let you know that our dear brother, Gordon Orange, passed away peacefully on Monday night. Gordon has been a member of our church for more than 40 years, and has been the source of great encouragement to us for all those years. It is sad for us that our brother has … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 17th June

Women’s Dinner This Tuesday night 18th June, Stacie Pakula will be speaking to our ladies. It’s going to be on at the Shell Cove Brasserie function room, at Shell Cove Golf Club, at 7pm . Cost $25 (pensioners/students $16). Please RSVP via comment cards or to our church office by emailing office@oakflatsanglican.com. More details at oakflatsanglican.com/ladiesdinner SAS Seniors’ … Read more…

New partnership with Warrigal Care

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve accepted the invitation to be the Chaplaincy Team Leader at Warrigal Care. My role will be to support the team of volunteer chaplains who devote themselves to caring for the residents of the Warrigal Care facilities around the Illawarra. As our church seeks to grow our ministry to seniors … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 10th June

New Safe Ministry Representative Jenny Orange is our new Safe Ministry Representative. Her role is to a) ensure we comply with Child Protection legislation, b) maintain important records of safe ministry training, c) regularly report to Parish Council on our progress, and d) report to the Sydney Anglican Professional Standards Unit about any instances of child … Read more…

New Bibles for Oak Flats and Africa

It is hard to imagine what it must have been like for Christians before the Bible was readily available as a printed book. Until the invention of the printing press in 1450, most people didn’t have their own copy of the Bible, and they wouldn’t have had ‘pew’ Bibles like we enjoy. This Sunday in … Read more…