Posts by Mark Calder

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Let’s pray

by Mark Calder

Please pray that Advent …will be a time of great hope and expectation as we learn to be people who keep our eye out for the coming King and live as though he could come back at any moment. Pray that Advent will be transforming for us, despite the busyness. Pray for all our Christmas […]

Reading notes – Christ(mas) is coming…

by Mark Calder

Notes for our entire Advent series which runs through December These are the same notes as distributed last week… but we wanted to ensure that you received them AND that you realised they go for the entire Advent series… We trust you find them helpful. With a PDF found here Next Sunday will be the […]

Calling singers for traditional carols

by Mark Calder

Our traditional service of lessons and carols will be held at Sunshine Beach on Wednesday 19th Dec at 7pm. We are seeking singers! If you’ve not already indicated to Ian Jobling that you’d like to be part of the choir, please contact Ian by email or phone. Email  i.jobling@uq.edu.au    Mobile. 0417 192 531 (Rehearsal times yet […]

Ministry in the Performing Arts

by Mark Calder

Rehearsals for the Pulitzer Prize winning show “Wit” have now begun in Noosa (after two weeks in Sydney) in preparation for five shows 5-8 Dec. at the Noosa Arts Theatre. Because Jo Kadlecek-Gilbert is producing the play—which includes Alison Chambers in the lead (women’s retreat speaker/Lenten speaker) and our own Joann Moore Smith—she asks for […]

New sermon series

by Mark Calder

Next Sunday will be the first in our Advent series: “Christ(mas) is coming”. The whole idea is that Advent is actually more about preparing for Christ’s (second) coming than it is about preparing for Christmas coming! I have always argued that Christmas is about Advent, not Advent about Christmas. That is, in Advent we look […]

Gingerbread house event – don’t miss!

by Mark Calder

Come and join in some family Christmas fun and construct your own Gingerbread House. Cost: Kits are available for $37 each. Cost includes: One Gingerbread House kit (suitable for a family to make together) including lollies & icing, table to decorate, refreshments/sausage sizzle. Gingerbread House Kit Options:  Traditional, Chocolate and Gluten-free options (Note: limited stock for […]

Noosa triathlon

by Mark Calder

Many of you know that for the last few years, we have assisted the organisers of the triathlon by assisting to park cars and direct people to shuttle buses at the park and ride at our Sunshine Beach site. Alongside that, we have offered free refreshments including a sausage sizzle, and by this means offered […]

Jackson Lucas

by Mark Calder

Dear Friends, In conjunction with St Andrew’s Anglican College, Jackson has served the Anglican Church of Noosa for the past two years with dedication and enthusiasm. Jackson loves the Lord Jesus and loves young people – a brilliant combination for his work with Generate Youth. Jackson led a team of his friends for our fortnightly […]