Church news for the week beginning 30th August 2020

New rosters Rosters until the end of October are out now. If you need a paper version, please see Val, or otherwise log onto oakflatsanglican.elvanto.com.au to see what dates and roles you are scheduled for. Photos for website In preparation for updating our website, Val will be taking photos over the next two Sundays. Please let … Read more…

Growing in Prayer: How?

GROWING IN PRAYERPrayer: How?Sam Pursell • 30th August 2020 Genuinely (Matt 6:5-8) Persistently (Luke 18:1-8) Joyfully (Psalm 34:1-8) Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Growing in Prayer: How? – – Sam Pursell – 30th August 2020.

Pray for… the Kingdom

The first chapters of Acts are remarkable in many ways.  The risen Lord Jesus reaffirms to the apostles his teaching on the kingdom of God (1:3). He promises the Holy Spirit, who will empower them for the work of testifying about Christ from Jerusalem to the ends of the earth. Then he ascends to heaven … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 23rd August 2020

Pastoral Care Team If you would be interested in joining a team who contact those who cannot make services or Bible study groups via phone or in person, could you please speak to Sam. Food Donations requested The Pantry team have requested that the following items are needed to create hampers: pasta sauce, chunky soup, … Read more…

Growing in Prayer: Why?

GROWING IN PRAYERPrayer: Why?Psalm 119:137-152Sam Pursell • 23rd August 2020 To speak back to God To change things  To change us Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Growing in Prayer: Why? – Psalm 119:137-152 – Sam Pursell – 23rd August 2020.

Pray for… children and youth

It is a tough world. Humanity’s fallen nature, a self-centred and materialistic culture not to mention COVID-19 are all having a powerful effect on a vast segment of the population, and nowhere is this more evident than among young people. Even with the best intentions in sharing the gospel to others, it is not enough. … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 16th August 2020

Pastoral Care Team If you would be interested in joining a team who contact those who cannot make services or Bible study groups via phone or in person, could you please speak to Sam. Food Donations requested The Pantry team have requested that the following items are needed to create hampers: pasta sauce, chunky soup, … Read more…

Growing in Prayer: Who?

GROWING IN PRAYERPrayer: Who?Luke 11:1-13Sam Pursell • 16th August 2020 Our Father Who is Able (5-8) Who is Generous (9-13) Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Growing in Prayer: Who? – Luke 11:1-13 – Sam Pursell – 16th August 2020.

Pray for… one another

This week we start our month-long series on prayer. We will be considering the Who, Why, How and What of prayer. It will not cover everything, but is intended to both have us reflect on our prayer life and be an encouragement to pray more frequently, deeply and widely. All of us at church need … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 9th August 2020

Bring your bibles to church! A reminder that since communal Bibles are not available, to please bring your own Bible when you attend church. Face masks It has been recommenced that if you attend church that you wear a face mask to and during the service. This advice has come from the NSW Government’s Chief Medical Officer, … Read more…