A letter to our congregations about the future

Dear brothers and sisters at Oak Flats Anglican, On Tuesday night our Parish Council spent more than an hour discussing whether or not we would employ a second, full-time minister to start next January, in six months’ time. This is something we had begun to consider when we introduced the ‘Staff Vision Fund’ at the … Read more

Photos from Gordon Orange’s Funeral

Here are some photos from the funeral of our late brother, Gordon Orange on Monday. [fbalbum url=https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.356703911122808.1073741827.238203986306135&type=1]    

In loving memory of Gordon Orange

It is with sadness that I let you know that our dear brother, Gordon Orange, passed away peacefully on Monday night. Gordon has been a member of our church for more than 40 years, and has been the source of great encouragement to us for all those years. It is sad for us that our brother has … Read more

Meet The King – our Bible talk series on Mark’s Gospel


Meet The King

 Over the months of April through to October we’re looking at the life of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel of Mark.

The series is called, ‘Meet the King’, because in the sixteen, action-packed chapters of Mark’s Gospel we get to meet the true king of the universe, Jesus Christ, and see just what makes him so special.

Here is the plan for the 23 week series. We’d love you to join us to experience the real Jesus as we drill down into the great words recorded in Mark’s Gospel.

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Check out our photos of Real Hope Week

Well, it’s been a few weeks since our Real Hope Week, and our resident photographer Paul Burgess has uploaded his best photos… and there’s over 200 of them!

We give thanks to God for the great week we enjoyed together, and pray that it will continue to be a blessing to those in our church and in our wider community.

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Real Hope Week a hit!

It’s been a few days since the Real Hope Week hit Oak Flats Anglican, and we’re thrilled with what happened in this action-packed week of reach out to the local community. One of the team members from Moore College put together this video to give a taste of what happened. It’s from the perspective of … Read more

Family Fun Night this Sunday

It’s only a few sleeps till our ‘Family Fun Night’, and already there’s a buzz around the Oak Flats community. We’ve got lots of people taking the word to the streets, complete with our fancy green t-shirts, with the ‘Get Real’ on the back. So, if you’re young, have young people in your family, or … Read more

Be prepared for the Moore College invasion!

On Sunday, as part of our ‘Real Hope Week’, we’re hosting around 20 Moore College students for an eight-day ‘mission’ to connect with the community of Oak Flats and to talk about the real hope in the real Jesus at our Sunday services as well as many other events throughout the week. On Sunday, we’re … Read more

What’s our mission statement?

When I first started here at Oak Flats Anglican back in October last year, I was quick to try and find out if our church had its own mission statement.

A mission statement is simply a short and pithy sentence that describes just what it is that any particular organisation is on about.

In other words, it’s kind of like a mini ‘job description’ for the whole organisation, something that tells us what we should and shouldn’t be doing.

When I had a look around, I couldn’t find one.

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