News and events for the week beginning 29th November 2015

Men’s Dinner Our final Mens Dinner for 2015 will be this Tuesday 1st December at 6.30pm, with Bill Salier as our speaker. Bill is the Principal of Youthworks College, and was formerly Vice Principal of Moore Theological College. Tickets $31 (concession $23). Bookings essential 0439561373 or mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com New roster coming soon If you’re unavailable to serve on a roster from 19 December 2015 through 3 April … Read more…

The offensive prayer of Jesus

It is a remarkable development in our progressive, Western culture that an advertisement encouraging people to pray the Lord’s Prayer was considered inappropriate for viewing in UK cinemas. The main concern seems to be that people might find the message to be offensive, especially those of an other religion or of no religion at all. Yet … Read more…

News and events for the week beginning Sunday 22nd November 2015

Men’s Dinner Our final Mens Dinner for 2015 will be on 1st December at 6.30pm, with Bill Salier as our speaker. Bill is the Principal of Youthworks College, and was formerly Vice Principal of Moore Theological College. Tickets $31 (concession $23). Bookings essential 0439561373 or mensdinner@oakflatsanglican.com Lovells Commissioning Service Join us for a “send-off” service before the Lovells head back … Read more…

Two things that rattle our cages

Even as Australia grows in prosperity, we are often reminded of two things that easily rattle our cages: sickness and terror. This week, I’ve witnessed both. On the one hand, I’ve seen the reaction of the world to the recent terrorism in Paris, and the helplessness of a world power to defend herself against barbaric acts of violence … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 22nd November 2015

This Sunday we witness one of the most remarkable acts of forgiveness and acceptance as Jesus makes reconciliation with Peter after his denial of Christ. Graham Errington will be speaking to us on the topic, ‘Alive and Accepting’, from John chapter 21 verses 15 to 25. Whether you’re a follower of Jesus or just considering Christ, … Read more…

Position Vacant – Assistant to the Senior Minister

Oak Flats Anglican exists to glorify God by knowing, living and sharing real hope in the real Jesus, and we’re looking for someone to join our staff team as Assistant to the Senior Minister. The Assistant to the Senior Minister will have the important role of working closely with the Senior Minister in coordinating and organise the … Read more…

The danger of Powerball

This week in Oak Flats, someone bought a Powerball ticket that resulted in a win of $23 million. You would think that this kind of win would bring great happiness and joy to the ‘lucky’ gambler. But God tells us that the love of money will lead to sadness, not happiness: 6 But godliness with contentment … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 15th November 2015

This week we’re thrilled to welcome Adrian and Anita Lovell to our church, our link missionaries with CMS (the Church Missionary Society) in Bolivia, South America. This Sunday, Adrian will be speaking on the topic, ‘Freedom’ from John 8:31-36. During the services, Adrian and Anita will share with us about what they do as missionaries, and … Read more…