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Special service times for Noosa Triathlon weekend

by Mark Calder

Please note that due to road closures and the involvement of volunteers, we are meeting at different times on 1st and 2nd November. Details are below and further information about directions can be found here.      (Still prefer church on Sunday morning and not restricted by road closures? Our rector will be taking the […]

What if this is as good as it gets?

by Mark Calder

The line “What if this is as good as it gets” was made famous by Jack Nicholson in the film As good as it gets in which he starred with Helen Hunt. It’s an unusual film which explores aspects of mental illness and people with a range of disorders. At one point Nicholson’s character Melvin […]

I AM – Reading Notes Wk 1

by Mark Calder
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Notes and readings (for the week commencing 27th October, 2014) are shown below, with a PDF version here.  DAY 1: Read John 8:48-59 When God revealed himself to Moses (way back at the time of the Exodus), he declared his identity as “I AM who I AM” (see Exodus 3:14). He was saying I AM who […]

What if there IS a god?

by Mark Calder

Many people live their entire lives with the assumption either that there is no god or if there is, he is of no relevance to their lives and makes no impact. Yet inevitably, there will come a nagging question:  “Hang on – what if there is a god?”  “What are the implications? What would it […]

Nagging Questions – Reading Notes Wk 3

by Mark Calder

Notes and readings (for the week commencing 20th October, 2014) are shown below, with a PDF version here.   “What if this is as good as it gets?” This line was made famous by Jack Nicholson in the film As good as it gets in which he starred with Helen Hunt. It’s an unusual film which explores […]

Is this all there is?

by Mark Calder

It was the social commentator Hugh Mackay who wrote of baby boomers “sooner or later they ask that nagging mid-life question ‘is this all there is?’“ That is, people have achieved what they wanted in their career, they’ve seen their family grow up and leave home, they have their dream home, they are set up […]

Nagging Questions – Reading Notes Wk 2

by Mark Calder

Notes and readings (for the week commencing 13th October, 2014) are shown below, with a PDF version here.  Sometimes dear friends, one has to be realistic about what is possible. My best mate’s dad died last Friday and I was honoured to be asked to take his funeral on Tuesday in Forster, NSW. With the time […]

Nagging Questions – Reading Notes Wk 1

by Mark Calder

Notes and readings (for the week commencing 6th October, 2014) are shown below, with a PDF version here.  Next Sunday we begin our three week special series on Nagging Questions. Our great hope and prayer is that the many of us will step out of our comfort zone and invite friends or family or colleagues to […]

Information night re new congregation at Peregian Springs

by Mark Calder

Wednesday 8th October We have planned an information night to which our whole church is invited. We want to give you all the information we can about the new congregation we are planning for Peregian Springs in 2015. It will be held at 7pm-8.15pm, Wed Oct 8, at our Peregian Springs site (St Andrew’s Anglican College), click here for map. From […]