Weekendaway 2017 Session Booklet – Being Human – Peter Jensen

Secular  Christian The individual emphasised  The individual in community Mankind is autonomous  Mankind is other person centred  Naturalism is assumed  Supernaturalism is assumed  Truth is relative, it all depends  Truth is universal  There are many paths  There is one path  Good and bad is relative  Good and evil are absolutes  Mankind has evolved  Mankind was … Read more…

Are you responsible with your power?

Did you know that God has made us responsible for ruling the world? In the book of Psalms, God’s people say to him, “…what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 2nd April 2017

This weekend many of our members are away at our annual church Weekendaway. As a result, we’re only having our 10am service at church this Sunday and will not be meeting at the normal time of 5pm. Our guest speaker this weekend at 10am will be Mark Howard who will speak to us on the topic of  ‘Effective and … Read more…

The Five Foundations – 5. Soli deo gloria – ‘Glory to God alone’ – Jodie McNeill

The Five Foundations 5. Soli deo gloria – ‘Glory to God alone’ Jodie McNeill WHAT’S YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE? When we know God, then we’ll know his _________________ It all ___________________ with ‘Sola Scriptura’ The one true purpose is to bring ____________ to God 1. THE MEDIEVAL CHURCH TURNED THE GLORY AWAY FROM GOD They … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 26th March 2017

Today’s Bible Talk Today Jodie concludes our series looking at the Five Solas of the Reformation, with the next talk titled  ‘For the glory of God alone’. Weekendaway is next week! Today is the very last day to register for next weekend’s church holiday on 31st March to 2nd April at Waterslea, near Nowra. We need to tell Youthworks our numbers by Monday morning. Please … Read more…

The best weekend ever?

When I was nine years old I was invited to a Christian holiday camp by a friend from school. It turned out that my friend, Julian, was a regular, churchgoing Christian, and he reached out to me to invite me to join him for a week of horse riding, canoeing and even air guns (back … Read more…

Coming up this Sunday 26th March 2017

This Sunday we will conclude our five-week series looking at the five Solas of the Reformation called ‘Five Foundations’. This week, Jodie will be speaking on the topic ‘For the glory of God alone’. During our service, we’ll have our weekly question and answer time, and Jodie will be answering these questions: Why were the Old Testament sacrifices ineffective in bringing people into a … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 19th March 2017

Today’s Bible Talk Today Jodie continues our series looking at the Five Solas of the Reformation, with the next talk titled ‘Christ alone’. Annual General Meeting We give thanks to God for our new office holders in 2017. Our Wardens are Phil Pratt, Geoff Kyngdon and Geoff Chesher. Our Parish Counsellors are Ruth Eton, Judith Harrington, Phil Slocombe, Peter Taylor, Jonathan Willett, John Wilson, Harley Mills and Cynthea Smith. Our Nominators are Robert … Read more…

The Five Foundations 4. Solus Christus – ‘in Christ alone’ Jodie McNeill

The Five Foundations 4. Solus Christus – ‘in Christ alone’ Jodie McNeill THE MOST POWERFUL PLACE? Many people feel _________________ to approach God 1. WORSHIP UNDER THE OLD COVENANT The special ______________ The special ____________________ The special __________________ 2. WORSHIP UNDER THE NEW COVENANT The Old Covenant never dealt with our ______________ Jesus is the … Read more…

What’s beer got to do with church?

This week there has been some controversy surrounding the production by Coopers Brewery of commemorative beer cans to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Bible Society. As part of the celebrations, the Bible Society released a video in which they hosted a mini-debate between two people with different views on same-sex marriage. The video showed a … Read more…