Anglicare and ARV Better Together

The parliament of our church voted unanimously this week to merge Anglicare and Anglican Retirement Villages (ARV) to better meet the need for their services in the future. Archbishop Glenn Davies told a special synod called to consider a merger that the landscape of aged care in Australia has dramatically changed. “The future will see constraints … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 1st May 2016

This Sunday we kick off a two week mini-series called ‘Know and Tell the Gospel’. In the first talk, Jodie will be speaking on the topic “Know the gospel”, from Romans chapter 1 verses 1 to 7. In our evening service we will be celebrating the baptism of Cooper Lopez, and we would love you to join us … Read more…

We must never glorify death

As we come to Anzac Day, it’s impossible to avoid speaking of death. As we remember the heroism of those who served, we never forget the many who gave their lives to protect our way of life. Yet even as we honour their sacrifice, we must never glorify death. Death is our greatest enemy, no matter how much … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 24th April 2016

This Sunday we welcome Graham Errington who is speaking on the topic ‘No Answer’ from Luke chapter 23 verses 1 to 12. We’re also going to be praying in response to the events of Anzac Day. We will also be hearing about our all-new Pastoral Care Ministry, as we seek to serve the members of our church and beyond … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 17th April 2016

Today’s Bible Talk Today we welcome Ian Rienits who will be speaking to us on the topic, ‘Wasting Away; Being Renewed’ from 2 Corinthians chapter 4 verses 1 to 14. Ladies’ Dinner This Tuesday night 19th April is our next Ladies’ Dinner. Our speaker is Lesley Errington, on the topic of “Judging Others – the danger of playing God”. We meet at our church and start … Read more…

Enough to make Jesus cry

It’s remarkable to think that the person who created the entire universe would weep in anguish at the state of his people. Yet, this is exactly what we saw of Jesus as he entered Jerusalem, as recorded in Luke chapter 19. Of all the people who should have embraced Jesus as Lord, they instead chose … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 17th April 2016

This Sunday we welcome Ian Rienits who is speaking on the topic “Wasting away; Being Renewed’ from 2 Corinthians chapter 4 verses 1 to 18. Ian is Coordinating Chaplain for the hospitals of the Illawarra and Shoalhaven, and will be taking this opportunity to share with us about the many opportunities and challenges of pastorally caring for people as … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 10th April 2016

Today’s Bible Talk Today we welcome Graham Errington who will be speaking to us on the topic, ‘Jesus in Pain’ from Luke 19:41-49 and Psalm 48:1-14. Ladies’ Dinner Tuesday night 19th April is our next Ladies’ Dinner. Our speaker is Lesley Errington, on the topic of “Judging Others – the danger of playing God”. We meet at our church and start at … Read more…

Are you paying too much tax?

This week a major leak of documents in Panama showed how much effort people can make to try and pay less tax. Whether it’s tax avoidance, tax evasion, or even downright money laundering, it’s clear that everyone involved in these schemes has been keen to reduce the amount of money they pay to the government so that … Read more…