• From Jannali to Mexico

    A team of 10 people from our church have just returned from Mexico. They have been partnering with our link missionaries, the Sholl family, serving the church in Monterrey. Although the culture gap was significant, guided by the Sholls and the pastors of the church, the team was able to

  • Easter 2017

    Scanning the media reveals the many places Australians stand at Easter time. Some were proud of our heritage, others searched for how to satisfy the stomach, and others were ashamed of the church. Proud There was an editorial in the Australian Financial Review celebrating Australia’s Judeo Christian heritage. It read: “ Easter is one of Christianity’s

  • An update on the Hadfields

    5 months ago Ian and Narelle Hadfield moved to Hong Kong to serve at St Andrews’ Anglican Church, Kowloon. While adjusting to their changes, Ian and Narelle are excited to see others making eternal changes such as Lin-Lin.   Eternal changes After hearing about Jesus at St Andrews, Lin-Lin decided

  • 15 Teenagers Publicly Confess Christ

    Last Sunday night 15 members of our church, all in year 11 or equivalent, publicly declared their faith in Jesus. Two were baptized and confirmed: Tamsin Tsang and Samuel Wilson. The others were baptized as babies, and took on the commitments made by their praents for themselves in confirmation:  Elizabeth

  • Easter Assemblies

    This week we had six SRE Easter assemblies in our local public schools. In these assemblies we have all the SRE students from the protestant and Catholic classes gathered together to hear about the message of Easter. There were two different sets of material this year that were each repeated

  • The end of an era

    This month saw the final meeting of our “Friendship Group”. Fifteen years ago a group of women who found themselves to be widows or otherwise without husbands, started meeting monthly to encourage one another and to reach out to others like them. They called it the “Friendship Group”. Each month

  • Isesomo – God’s Servant in Congo

    Our Evening Church Minister, Josh Maule, has written a book that has been recently published. It’s called Isesomo: God’s Servant in Congo.  I asked Josh about the book… How did you come to write the book? Graham and Wendy Toulmin were missionaries at my home church, Springwood Anglican in the

  • What do our young adults do on Wednesday nights?

    Each Wednesday night, a group of 35 or so young adults from evening church meets together to study the Bible and encourage each other to be disciple-making disciples. This is what we call Bible Study Central. What is Bible Study Central? For the first half hour we have been getting