I’m dreaming of a real Christmas

Christmas is full of dreams… but so often those dreams are not realised. We dream for real presents, but we end up with undies and socks; we dream about rich relationships, but we end up with conflict and awkward moments; we dream about fulfilment, but we end up empty. Our world is dreaming of a … Read more…

Join us to experience a real Christmas!

Christmas is full of dreams… but so often those dreams are not met. We dream for real presents, but we end up with undies and socks; we dream about rich relationships, but we end up with conflict and awkward moments; we dream about fulfilment, but we end up empty. Everyone is dreaming of a real Christmas, … Read more…

News and events for the week beginning 25th November 2013

Men’s Dinner Our next Men’s Dinner is on Tuesday night 3rd December and features guest speaker, Mark Thompson. It will be held at the Shell Cove Brasserie. The price is $25 per person (or $16 for pensioners and students), payable at the door. Bookings are essential, and can be made by emailing mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com or phoning John Wilson on 0439 561 373. RSVP … Read more…

Looking back, looking forward

It was Winston Churchill who famously said that “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” That is why it’s healthy for us to reflect upon our history here at St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Oak Flats. Back in 1947, a church service was hosted in an Oak Flats home, … Read more…

News and events for the week beginning 18th November 2013

Ladies’ Dinner Our next Ladies’ Dinner is on this Tuesday night 19th November and features guest speaker, Tara Stenhouse. It will be held at the Shell Cove Brasserie. The price is $25 per person (or $15 for pensioners and students), payable at the door. Bookings are essential, and can be made by emailing secretary@oakflatsanglican.com or phoning our office on 4256 6464. RSVP the … Read more…

Does judging a person define us?

This week a local ‘artist’ wrote the following on a brick wall in Oak Flats: “Judging a person does not define who they are, it defines who you are.” The idea of ‘judging’ seems to fly in the face of our contemporary world which embraces the individual’s right to make choices about everything from hairstyle to … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 11th November 2013

Seniors Service and Lunch Join together on Remembrance Day – the 11th of November at 11am – for a day to remember our fallen and to remember Jesus Christ. For seniors and their family and friends. Delicious lunch only $6 per person, payable on the day. Ladies’ Dinner Our next Ladies’ Dinner is on Tuesday night 19th November and features guest … Read more…

Pray for our defence force and their chaplains

This Sunday is Defence Sunday, a day which is important for us as we pray for the members of our defence force and for their chaplains. The group, ‘Defence Anglicans’ remind us of the importance of Defence Sunday: Whilst Remembrance Day recalls the tragedy of World War 1 and the hope for peace which came with … Read more…

News and Events for the week beginning 4th November 2013

Men’s Dinner Our next Men’s Dinner is this Tuesday night 5th November and our speaker is Les Stewart. For this night, we’ll be meeting at the church (not at Shell Cove Brasserie). Our starting time is 6.30pm. The price is $25 per person (or $16 for pensioners and students), payable at the door. Bookings are essential, and can be made by emailing mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com or phoning … Read more…

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

Well if the growing sightings of tinsel in shopping centre decorations is any indication, Christmas is only just around the corner. This year our church continues our tradition of meeting for Community Christmas Carols to be held the Sunday night before Christmas, on the 22nd December at 5pm. It’s a great night for both members … Read more…