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Winter warmth packs

by Mark Calder

Remember the Winter Warmth packs? Around a year ago I brought to your attention the plight of a number of families from Sunshine Beach State School who were in difficult circumstances. Most were single-parent households, some were fleeing domestic violence, one couple was raising their grandkids. And you responded…with wonderful Christian generosity! Through donations from […]

From Promise to Fulfilment

by Mark Calder

 Our next Bible Explained course commences fortnightly meetings on Monday evenings at the end of June. Contact Michael Thompson.

New short sermon series begins next week

by Mark Calder

 There will be two different sermons each week across our sites sharing either stories Jesus told or stories about Jesus. Pick up reading notes online or at the welcome desk. Tell me the stories of Jesus JUN 18  Paralysed man of Mark 2 (SB and P), Zacchaeus (T and 630pm) JUN 25  Mary and Martha […]

NIV Zondervan Study Bible

by Mark Calder

At the Men’s Breakfast Scott Walters mentioned and recommended the NIV Zondervan Study Bible. Considerable interest was shown and Scott may be able to get them at a special price ($30 – which is excellent!) if enough people want one. Note this is not just for men. Please contact David Lucas if you would like […]

Missions conference – Brisbane School of Theology

by Mark Calder

 22nd June – “Building a culture of insight: understanding Islam”, with keynote speaker Dr John Azumah, Professor of World Christianity and Islam. $55 in Brisbane – details here: http://bst.qld.edu.au/missionsconference

Vision 2020 buildings update

by Mark Calder

This week the Building Task Force wound up its work. The group has met many times since February 2015, canvassing the scope of the Vision 2020 buildings, establishing plans, working with quantity surveyors and town planning consultants, preparing tender documents, patiently working with the Diocesan property people, working with our builders and then with other […]

Are you shopping this week?

by Mark Calder

Samaritan Care needs – Gift Cards for Woolworths or Coles (even a $10 card is such a blessing), toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, soap, milo, milk, juice, cereal, deodorant, washing powder, dishwashing liquid, rolled oats (not quick oats), honey, nuts, baby wipes, tinned fish.

From Promise to Fulfilment

by Mark Calder

Our next Bible Explained course commences fortnightly meetings on Monday evenings at the end of June. Trace how God’s promises are fulfilled throughout the Scriptures. Register online through Moore College. Contact Michael Thompson for more detail.   Fulfilment to promise course timetable   Date Chapter Notes June 19 1   July 3 2   July […]

Mark on leave

by Mark Calder

Mark will be on holidays for three weeks from today. Please pray for good rest and refreshment. Mark has asked the Reverend Simon Keith to serve as acting rector in his absence.