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Farewell Rev Michael Mak

by Bob East

Farewell Rev Michael Mak Though Michael has been with us only 2 years, his gentle & humble spirit has touched us all.  I will miss him greatly, but I rejoice at the opportunity Oran Park presents to him to extend his ministry to fulltime.  While with us he has shown servant hearted leadership.  His part-time […]

A Wonderful Truth

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. A Wonderful Truth from (arguably) the greatest chapter in the whole Bible. If pressed for it, I would have to say Romans 8 is my favourite chapter in the entire […]

Christmas services

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. Next Sunday  Rev Andrew Hudson (chaplain at Donaldson Robinson Village) will be our guest speaker at 745am & 930am. Andrew has been a long time friend & servant of Gymea […]

Welcome today to Dr Mark Thompson, Matthew Steele-Smith, Christmas, SRE Assemblies at Gymea Bay & Gray’s Point, Thank God for…, Bishop Andi, Crew’s Christmas

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. Welcome today to Dr Mark Thompson Principal of Moore Theological College, our guest speaker at all congregations.  Please keep praying that God would raise up from among our young men […]

National Church Life Survey, Parish Council update, Dave Mansfield from Anglican Aid at all services, Euthanasia – a vital ongoing issue, Congratulations Michael Mak

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. National Church Life Survey – Thank you to all who engaged with the census last Sunday, and apologies for the disruption to our normal services. Parish Council update – PC […]

Update on the Church Springfair, Needy family, Parish Council update, SRE Trust, Women’s Outreach Flourish Afternoon, Men’s Outreach Breakfast with Ex-Sharks player Dave Simmons, Moore College Principal visits Gymea, Happy Birthday

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. Update on the Church Springfair  –  what a great team effort in hot and steamy conditions (I’m not talking about the coffee).  Everyone who took part did so with a […]

Matthew Steele-Smith News, News From Parish Council, Moore College Principal to visit Gymea, Copies of Reg Piper’s new Bible Study book, More on Safe Schools Material

by Bob East

Welcome to our church today It’s great to share with you at church today. Please make yourself known to our staff if you are visiting. Matthew Steele-Smith News!! Matt will be with us on Sundays in 2017 as a student minister, while studying fulltime at SMBC.  Matt will be involved in a variety of ministries, […]

Dr Alan Watson’s Sydney Synod Report

by Bob East

The ‘parliament’ of our Diocese, the ‘Synod’, met between October 10 and 17, 2016 with three representatives from Gymea Anglican; Barbara Archer, Graham Crew and Alan Watson.  Some 780 members gathered from all churches of our diocese  which is quite extensive, stretching from Broken Bay in the north to Lithgow in the west and to […]