Church news for the week beginning 24th January 2021

Kids’ Church Picnic Join us on Sunday 31st January at 12pm for a Kids’ Church Picnic. Meet at Central Park, Oak Flats. BYO food & drinks plus chairs or picnic rug. Men’s Prayer Breakfast To kick off the year, we will be hosting a Men’s Prayer Breakfast on Saturday 13th February here at the church at … Read more…

Gospel of John 22: Place your confidence in Jesus

Gospel of John: Place your confidence in Jesus John 13:18-38 Sam Pursell • 24th January 2021   Cozy up to Jesus, not to the world Count on God’s strength, not your own Trust God’s plans on the hard road of love   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here:  Gospel-of-John-22-Place-your-confidence-in-Jesus-John13.18-38-Sam-Pursell-24th-January-2021

Quick to repent

  What do you do after you sin? How long does it take for you to repent to God? Sometimes we might ignore that we have sinned for a while and pretend as if nothing happened. Or, we might spend time justifying to ourselves that we didn’t hurt that person too badly, or didn’t dishonour … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 17th January 2021

Change of office hours Please note that the church office will not be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Val’s hours are now: Monday and Friday: 9am to 5pm and Thursday: 9am to 12pm. Christianity Explored A course to consider life, and explore the life of Jesus. Open to everyone. Starting late January. Register at: oakflatsanglican.com/christianityexplored New Rosters Rosters … Read more…

Gospel of John 21: Jesus’ love and humility

Gospel of John: Jesus’ love and humility John 13:1-17 Sam Pursell • 17th January 2021   Jesus loves you (1-5) Let Jesus wash you (6-11) Humbly serve others (12-17)   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Gospel of John 21: Jesus’ love and humility – John 13:1-17 – Sam Pursell – … Read more…

Hope in 2021

  In the past, when we have talked about ‘this year’ things have been quite neutral. We might laugh about how we are still writing last year’s date even though it’s already February, wonder where the year has gone in August, and look forward to a fresh start by November.  But the way in which … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 10th January 2021

Pursell family on holidays Sam, Susan and the family are taking a much deserved break and will return on Saturday 16th January. Our Wardens will the the point of contact during this time. Change of office hours Please note that the church office will not be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Val’s hours are now: Monday and … Read more…

What is your hope for the future?

A CBA CEO once said to me: We do well to look to the future and not dwell on the past. Sound advice perhaps summarised as learn from your mistakes and get on with of living. Either way it does not address where our true hope lies? Our Eternal hope lies in the past with … Read more…

Hannah’s Genuine Plea from the Heart

Hannah’s Genuine Plea from the Heart 1 Samuel 1:12-18 Geoff Kyngdon • 10th January 2021   Hannah’s Continued Prayer (verses 12-13) Eli’s Initial Reaction (verse 14) Hannah’s Clear Response (verses 15-19)   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Hannah’s Genuine Plea from the Heart – 1 Samuel 1:12-18 – Geoff Kyngdon … Read more…

Church news for the week beginning 3rd January 2021

Office arrangements during summer holidays Valerie is absent from the office until Friday 8th January 2021. In her absence, our three Wardens (Dave Crook, Geoff Kyngdon and Phil Pratt) will be monitoring our church phone, emails and dealing with any issues that arise. Pursell family on holidays Sam, Susan and the family will be taking a … Read more…