• 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

  • Carol Gilbert

    Carol is a member of our Saturday and Family Church Congregations. Over the last few years, with God’s help, she has conquered significant difficulties to joyfully serve the Lord. Although requiring the use of a walker to overcome a physical disability, this does not stop Carol from serving. Since 2012,

  • Coledale Camp

    Last weekend we had 43 students from years 9-10 come away with us to the Coledale Beach camping ground. This is an annual camp for our THIRST youth group. We stay in tents for two nights right next to the beach. Although the weather was excellent, sadly the beach was

  • MEXICO MISSION TRIP

    In four weeks time a team of 10 members from our church will head to Mexico, flying out on April 5th. Over the past few months we’ve been meeting regularly and emailing the Sholls to plan what we’ll be doing while in Monterrey. The team consists of Barry Steele, Berlinda

  • Scripture in Schools

    In a local Kindergarten SRE class a girl joins in as her classmates walk in a large circle around the room. They are re-enacting the fall of Jericho. In an infants class the teacher demonstrates the Parable of the Sower using cotton-balls planted with grass seeds that are left in

  • Evening Church Weekend Away

    More than 60 of us from Evening Church recently spent a hot weekend in Tahmoor, between Campbelltown and Mittagong, for our 2017 Weekend Away. It was a great chance to get to know people in a more relaxed and less time-pressured setting—eating, swimming, and digging into the scriptures together. I

  • The Sampsons’ Work in Kenya

    Over the last six and a half years, the Sampsons’ have served as missionaries in Kenya.  Here is a snapshot of some of the work they have been involved in: Inaugural Bishops Training Institute Conference On Thursday 29th September, Anglican Bishops from Nigeria, South Sudan,Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania converged on