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Weekendaway Exciting Update, Did you spot the deliberate mistake? What are we studying in church over the next 3-4 months? Children’s Playground Made Safer

by Bob East

Weekendaway Exciting Update and Answer to our prayers I’m delighted to announce the guest speaker for Weekend Away 2019: Tom Pattison who is one the Pastors from Grace City Church, Green Square (http://www.gracecity.com.au/). He’ll be coming to share with us on the topic of “Prayer”.  Thank you to Craig Stalder for his persistence in lining […]

We all need heroes, Henry Martyn

by Bob East

Jane and I have a 12 year old grandson.  He is besotted with Ronaldo (for the non-footballers he is a striker for  & Portugal, and one of the world’s best & best looking players).  Ronaldo Ronaldo has a record-tying five Ballon d’Or awards, and is the first player to win four  European Golden Shoes. Our […]

Bad News From the Congo,

by Bob East

The Toulmins (CMS missionaries in Aru NW Congo) wrote on Good Friday – “Dear friends, we just received this email from Ringo who runs our Butembo Dental Clinic as part of the Anglican Hospital there.   We rang him straight away and they are very scared.   Last night they had a patient arrive who […]

Dead Men Don’t Rise … Do they?

by Bob East

Of all the major world religions only one claims that its founder returned alive from the grave. The resurrection of Jesus is the cornerstone of Christianity. It can be tested and weighed in history. But in our sophisticated scientific age, can such a belief be maintained?  Is it logical, rational, even provable? Many have claimed it […]

Grow – Share – Love (our mission motto), GROWING (by devotion to God’s word) Issues Arising from our APM to be raised at our Re-envisioning Day – 4th May

by Bob East

Grow – Share – Love (our mission motto) GROWING (by devotion to God’s word) In 2019 in church, we’re studying the Matthew’s Gospel and allowing Jesus radical teaching there to challenge and shape us afresh.  In Term 2 we’ll be pursuing Joy in Christ in Philippians and then tackle some of the Big Issues facing […]

Vision Sunday Today, SRE, Mission Partnership

by Bob East

Vision Sunday Today This has been a tradition in our church for many years.  As the first Term of schools and our ministry groups begins, we stop and ask our Lord Jesus to reset our vision for our year together.  Who are we and who does He want us to be?  What does he want […]