Church news for the week beginning 31st January 2021

Kids’ Church Picnic Please note that the Kids’ Church Picnic scheduled for this Sunday 31st January as been postponed due to the weather. New date to be advertised soon.  Bible Study Groups – return this week This year we will ask everyone to sign up for a group, even if it’s the same group you were in … Read more…

Gospel of John 23: Do not let your hearts be troubled

Gospel of John: Do not let your hearts be troubled John 14:1-14 Sam Pursell • 31st January 2021   Jesus prepares a place for us with the Father (1-4) Jesus is the way to the Father (5-7) Jesus shows us the Father (8-14)   Download a copy of this as a PDF from here: Gospel-of-John-23-Do-not-let-your-hearts-be-troubled-John14.1-14-Sam-Pursell-31st-January-2021

Pray for our church

As the year begins, please pray for our many ministries which are starting again: Pray for Community Pantry that many receive sufficient food, are welcomed into a caring community and that they hear and respond to new life in Christ. Pray for Bible Studies that leaders can prepare well, and that all members grow in … Read more…

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…