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2015 Seeking God

2015 Seeking God

Next Friday is a major moment in the life of our church, as we join together for our Prayer Launch Night for 2015 at 7pm.  We gather together as a local representation of God’s eternal kingdom.  We gather to pray.  We gather to express our communion with God.  We gather to seek the advance of…

Great Opportunities to Start 2015

Great Opportunities to Start 2015

2015 is full of great opportunities for us to serve and be involved. Today is the first Sunday with our new Children’s Minister and his family. To celebrate Ian, Megan, Jade and Timothy joining our team, we will be having a family Picnic at Koonawarra Bay from 12:30pm on Sunday the 1st of Feb. The…

JOSHUA’S JOURNEY IS COMPLETE

For the last 5 months there has been a significant source of encouragement published next to this space. It was written by an amazing boy who lived a life of faith. Joshua Bell has been contending with a brain tumour and still every week he found some pearls of faith to share with us all.…

WHAT WILL MARK 2015?

WHAT WILL MARK 2015?

Every year brings fresh opportunities and, no doubt, many challenges. In the end a year is not marked by the events. It is marked by how we respond to both our opportunities and challenges. A year is marked by our relationships, our growth, our faith and our perseverance. 2015 will be a sad year if…

NOT JUST WARNINGS, WE WANT HOPE, AND WE WANT IT NOW!

NOT JUST WARNINGS, WE WANT HOPE, AND WE WANT IT NOW!

The message of our times; ‘Yes, there is a heightened terrorist threat but just go about your normal business’. Is that as good as it gets? The reason why humanity can’t wipe out terrorism is because humanity is stuck in sin. Our hope must come from outside this world. It comes in the form of…

THE COLOURS OF CHRISTMAS

THE COLOURS OF CHRISTMAS

RED:  Celebration and festivity PURPLE:   A king is born WHITE:  Sin has been dealt with GREEN: Life beats death GOLD:  The destiny of humanity in heaven BLACK: The night before the darkness in the world LIGHT:The Son who shines salvation into the world   To view our Christmas Day Bulletin click on this link: 2014 Christmas Eve Day Bulletin  

2014 CHRISTMAS SERVICES

2014 CHRISTMAS SERVICES

Hi, I hope you will join our church family this Christmas as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Tuesday, 23rd December ‘How do you react to Christmas?‘ at Dapto Anglican Church, Moombara Street, Dapto – FREE EVENT.  Join us for our Christmas Spectacular Show. Presented three times – so choose the time that best suits…

WISDOM IN THE FACE OF WICKEDNESS

WISDOM IN THE FACE OF WICKEDNESS

There are times when the only word to describe something is wicked. A man walking into a coffee shop with a shot gun and taking random people hostage is simply evil. When people terrorise other people there is no justification. At the end of the book of Daniel we are reminded that in our times…

HOPE

HOPE

Sitting in the theatre when the first Lord of the Rings movie ended was a real eye opener. As the credits rolled, a bunch of people exclaimed, “No way”, “Ripped off”, “That can’t be the end!” I had read the books and therefore knew the happy ending didn’t come till the end. As I watched…

OUR SENIORS TRAVEL NORTH

OUR SENIORS TRAVEL NORTH

Once again, our Seniors group (The Best is Yet to Come) had an enjoyable three days away, 25-27 November. They headed north to see the Christmas lights at the Hunter Valley Gardens. With 58 seniors from our church, and their friends, this was the largest group, so far, to take advantage of a great time…

20 TRAINEES IN 5 YEARS

Part of our 20/20 vision for Young Adults is that we provide pathways for 20 young people to experience full time ministry in the form of traineeships. To help us all have realistic expectations the Trainee Program is structured as follows:- Trainee Program: First 6 months     Study, Service and Support.  Where Trainee studies at Youthworks…

THY (not MY) WILL BE DONE

THY (not MY) WILL BE DONE

This week the cricket accident that caused the hospitalisation and death of Australian Cricketer, Phil Hughes, has seen a great outpouring of firstly good wishes and then sorrow and prayer for the Hughes family and the cricket fraternity. Many comments stated ‘our prayers are with you’. It was extraordinary to see some of the people…