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MELD meetings Held at the church at 7.30 pm. Meeting dates: 15 September. 17 November. Christianity Explored 6 August with Nigel Coleman. Saturday mornings from 11am-12pm. Financial Wellness Seminar August 16, 7-9 pm.  Phil Strong (author of ‘Becoming Money-Wise’ and ‘Kids and Money- How to Raise a Financially Savvy Generation’) will speak to us.  An excellent and […]

Community

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If you are interested in getting involved in any of these community activities please contact the church office. Art Class A great outlet for your creative side. Whether you’re the master, or you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before, you’ll enjoy this relaxed group that meets together Saturdays 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Christianity Explored […]

Giving

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Giving is a natural response to a generous God.  The Bible says that ‘each person should give what they have decided in their heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver (1 Corinthians 9:7.) Your giving enables us to: support our Mission Partners around the world employ our staff […]

Pastor’s Piece

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This Sunday we’ll be tackling the subject of grief and loss.  Grief and loss affect us all throughout our lives.  We grieve the loss of our good looks (!), our youthful energy, of friendships, homes and loved ones.  Even if something new and better comes along, we still feel we have lost something.

It’s OK to grieve.  Sometimes we think we have to put on a “stiff upper lip”.   That owes more to our Northern European heritage (many of us) than a biblical response.  When David lost his best friend, Jonathan, he mourned and wept bitterly.  When Jesus heard that Lazarus had died, he wept – even though he alone knew that he would raise him from the dead shortly!

And that is the Great Truth when it comes to grief and loss.  Jesus said, “ I am the resurrection and the life.  The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.”  (John 11:25).  This Sunday we’ll hear about practical ways to work through grief and loss but nothing beats knowing that death is not the end.  Our grief and loss are keenly felt, but they are temporary.  A glorious reunion awaits!

Andrew

 

 

 

Groups

  • Construction Zone

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    The best place to be on Sunday morning for primary and intermediate school ages!  Learn Biblical values through creatively presented Bible stories and join in activities and Bible study with your small group.  Sundays 10:30 to 11:30 am downstairs.          

  • ELG

    Life Groups

    Life Groups (or Home Groups) meet weekly, fortnightly or four weekly for Bible study, prayer and fellowship.  They are a great way to get to other people and develop a closer community than is possible on Sunday mornings.  Studies often relate to the sermon topic, or are based on a book or video series.  Supper […]

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    Discovery Zone

    Our Daystar kindy next door provides a beautiful space for the children to play.  Thery also enjoy morning tea together, hear a Bible story and do a related activity.   Parents are welcome to stay. Supervision is by an awesome parent, grandparent and friend roster.  Sundays 10:00 to 11:30 am during term time.

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    Eden Youth

    Our vision: Raising disciples to follow Christ, grow in faith and reach the community.    

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