Upcoming Events

upcoming-events

Tree of Life Workshop – with Deborah Gill Saturday 26 November 1-5.30pm @ ECC in the upper room. Tree of Life is a narrative therapy concept using trees as a metaphor for thinking about our lives. A gentle way of celebrating and processing different aspects of ourselves. Spaces are limited. Ask Deborah for more details. […]

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

Ever been into a “Lush”store?  The bath bombs, dusting powders, face masks, body sprays and assorted products combine to create an overpowering fragrance as one walks in.  All sorts of smells vie for your attention!  The “Lush” experience (and other gift stores which stock incense etc) reminds me of the fact that in our world all sorts of “smells” or beliefs or opinions clamour to be heard and believed.  Last year’s U.S. election and the U.K. vote to leave the E.U. are now understood by many to demonstrate the victory of “fake news” over solid facts.  But maybe that’s just my opinion!

Confused?  I’m not surprised!  Fortunately, as followers of Jesus, we have been entrusted with a beautiful fragrance the world needs to smell.  (How’s that for extending my metaphor a bit too far?)  Here it is:  2 Corinthians 2:14:  “God … uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.”  In a world of competing viewpoints, we can point to the most important thing: knowing God through Jesus Christ.  As we consider our mission this Sunday, may we be “lush” fragrances that stand out and offer genuine hope in a confusing world.

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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