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Baking for Carols Carnival

This year at our Carols Carnival on December 10th we are going to have a bake stall! We would love your help to make sure we have enough delicious baked goods for our stall. Please drop off any donations at Church by Friday 8/12/23. It would also be helpful if you could write a list of ingredients for the treats you donate. If you have any questions please contact Zoë Bates at    

Prayer 23 November 2023

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.   1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Pray that we can all take advantage of gospel opportunities amidst the busyness and stress of the Christmas Season.  Pray for our grade 12 leavers. Pray that God will guide them through this big transition in life, and that they would keep close to Jesus wherever they end up. Pray for the grade

Additional Resources – Bible, Books, Pods and Videos – What do Presbyterians believe?

Bible Passages John 17:20-23   On Eldership  Acts 20: 17-28 Acts 14: 23 1 Peter 5:1 Exodus 3:16 Judges 2:7 2 Samuel 5:3 Ezra 5:5 Titus 1:9   On different church groupings 1 Corinthians 1:2 1 Thessalonians 1:1 Colossians 4:15 Acts 9:31 1 Corinthians 16:1   Additional Resources An introduction to the PCA Presbyterian Church of Australia – Introduction   Videos  Why are there so many Christian denominations?

Tearfund Christmas Appeal 2023

Choose a gift. Send a card. Fight poverty! Tearfund Useful Gifts Shop is running again this year and gives you the opportunity to browse the catalogue and purchase a gift after church. When: Every Sunday 26 November – 24 December. Located next to the Next Steps Desk. Useful Gifts are the easy, meaningful and sustainable poverty-fighting gifts for any occasion. Every item in Tearfund’s Gift Catalogue represents a contribution to a long-term poverty-fighting project run

Prayer 16 November 2023

Dear Children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.  1 John 3:18 Pray for all the friends and family that have been invited to come to the Carols Carnival. Pray that they will come along and also be keen to check out Hope Explored in the new year.  Pray for God to be amongst us this Sunday. That we might have ears and hearts to hear God’s word

Additional Resources – Bible, Books, Pods and Videos – What is biblical forgiveness?

Relevant Bible Passages  Ephesians 4: 32   Matthew 6: 14   Colossians 3:13   Luke 6:37   Matthew 18: 21-22   Psalm 86:5   Mark 11: 25   1 John 1:9   Daniel 9:9   Ephesians 1:7-8   Matthew 5: 38-42   Luke 5 :18-25   Luke 17:3-4   Additional Resources  Books  Forgive. Why should I and how can I – Timothy Keller      Videos No videos this week   Podcasts  The beautiful mystery of forgiveness The freedom of forgiveness Can we truly forgive? The necessity and pain of

New Year – Stages of Life

Can you believe it’s November? It’s less than 7 weeks till Christmas! But I’m not going to talk about Christmas, I’m going to talk about the new year. Ecclesiastes 1:3 says ‘there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.’ The new year often brings with it changes – some big, some small. For some it can be a new stage of life. Maybe your kids are starting school

Free Folders

Hi church family. This may seem like an odd post, but I would hate to see them go to waste… After a recent clean out of all the old accounts in our storeroom, there are a whole pile of empty folders. If you would like any of them, please feel free to either collect them from the office upstairs or speak to the Next Steps Desk.

October Finance Report

Below is the Finance Report for October 2023. The first section is titled ‘Operations’, summarising giving, expenses and forecast operating profit/loss for the year. The second section is titled ‘Cash’ which reports the total amount of cash coming in and out of our main bank accounts and the forecast cash surplus/deficit for the year. In the report, the Cash Flow graph represents our ‘Cash at Bank’ at the end of each month.  ‘Cash at Bank’ refers to all