• Swim between the flags

    Being part of a Bible study group is a bit like swimming between the flags. At many beaches it is dangerous to swim on your own. Between the flags you swim with others, and lifeguards will blow the whistle if you stray into danger, sound the siren if there is

  • Spotlight on Olive Dodd

    Olive Dodd turns 95 on Christmas day this year. During the week she reflected on receiving Jesus as her Saviour when she was eight years old. Having attended Sunday School at St Andrews Summer Hill, she responded to a sermon at an open air meeting. From there she learned what

  • Thankful for Sean Balhatchet’s Ministry

    Sean Balhatchet has been such a gift from God! And I am personally very thankful for him. He is a greatly loved and admired member of our Jannali church family, especially at our Saturday congregation and in our kids ministry. I’m not writing this because he is leaving our church,

  • XII Escape 2018

    Our year 12 students have now finished their final HSC exams and are preparing to come away for a week of XII Escape at Nelson Bay. This year we have fourteen students coming away from 25th November – 2nd December! We’ll stay in a luxury three bedroom townhouses in Nelson

  • Square 1 Camp

    Last weekend over 280 people (including 12 year 5 kids and their leaders from Jannali), representing 19 different Anglican churches, converged on Deer Park for Square 1 Camp. Square 1 camp is run by Youthworks and its main goal is strengthening the connection between church and family in the local

  • My Reflections on Synod 2017

    Earlier this year Neil, Cameron, Steven Woods and myself received a summons from Archbishop Glenn Davies to attend the 1st ordinary session of the 51st synod. Over the second and third weeks of October we spent the best part of 5 days engaged in discussion and debate about topics that