• Coledale Camp 2019

    Two weekends ago we had 50 people from our THIRST youth groups at our annual Coledale Camp. We stayed in tents for two nights right next to the beach. The weather was excellent, with just a few showers on Saturday morning. It’s a lovely place with a large grass area

  • Baptism and Confirmation

    On 31 March 16 youth and young adults are being baptized and confirmed in our Evening Church (6pm).   “Baptism” is the sign of the new life God gives us when we turn to Jesus and follow him. “Confirmation” is when those baptized as babies confirm for themselves the commitments

  • SRE In Local Schools

    Over the last few weeks, SRE (Special Religious Education) lessons have resumed in NSW Primary Schools. In our local area, 19 teachers and helpers will be teaching 32 classes in 6 local schools. Around 550 students will be in classes every week, many from backgrounds with parents who do not

  • Dalley’s Long Service

    Andrew Dalley has served Jesus in youth ministry at our church for the past 10 years.  A serious dragons fan, “Dalley” as he is known, has an even higher priority in his life – seeing people connect with Jesus and grow to maturity in him. In 2009 he started with

  • Beyond Chairs

    This weekend at church things will look and feel different. Our well worn pews will be replaced by long anticipated and carefully chosen new chairs. On one hand this is not a big deal, as we care about people not furniture. But on the other hand, it is a moment

  • The Sholls – Ordinary Ministry

    Pete & Sarah Sholl are working with CMS in Monterrey, Mexico. The life of a missionary can sound glamorous, or daunting, or …?? But in her recent prayer letter, Sarah writes that much of what she does is ordinary ministry –  simply opening the bible with the people in her