News and events for the week beginning 28th September 2014

Holiday series – ‘What Jesus Wants’ Today we continue our three-week series from John chapter 17, where we listen in on the remarkable prayer of Jesus to our heavenly father. This week Adam is looking at the middle section of Jesus’ prayer as we find out, ‘What Jesus wants for his followers.’ Men’s Dinner 7th October Our next … Read more…

Finals fever hits!

In writing this we await the crowning of premiers for this year’s footy codes. By the time this makes the print, we would have already seen the end of the AFL Premiership (go Swannies!), and we will know who will be playing in the NRL Grand Final. For these men, all the hard work and … Read more…

Being alert but not alarmed

We had all hoped that the days of terror after the September 11 attacks would not return to our shores too soon. Yet as the national security threat level rose last week, it was quickly followed by arrests that allegedly foiled an imminent attack upon civilians. This news unsettles us and it weakens the confidence we have … Read more…

News and events for the week beginning 14th September 2014

Our 1 Samuel series continues today: ‘God’s Leading’ Today we continue our 19-week series through the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel. It’s all about how God leads his people, as we see him lead his kingdom through the influence of Samuel, Saul and David. Today Adam preaches from 1 Samuel 15 with the title, ‘God leads us in our failures’. Ladies’ Dinner this Tuesday … Read more…

Ministry apprenticeships make sense

There are many things that prepared me for the regular challenges and opportunities of my role at Oak Flats Anglican. My formal training at Moore College had a huge impact on my understanding of who God is as he has revealed himself in the Bible. But when it comes to what to do ‘on the ground’, … Read more…

News and events for the week beginning 7th September 2014

Our 1 Samuel series continues today: ‘God’s Leading’ Today we continue our 19-week series through the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel. It’s all about how God leads his people, as we see him lead his kingdom through the influence of Samuel, Saul and David. Today Jodie preaches from 1 Samuel 13-14 with the title, ‘God leads us in foolishness’. Seniors’ Service tomorrow Join … Read more…

How to live with the ‘enemy’

On Wednesday night, SBS TV aired the show ‘Living with the enemy’, in which Glenquarie Anglican minister David Ould hosted a gay couple for five days, after which he then lived in their world for a further five days. In this reality TV show, the two opposing parties tried to help their opponent understand their view … Read more…