Sunday 30-May-2021

Today’s message

Today we had a different style of service where a variety of folk from the church shared what God has been doing in them and through them.

Welcome

It’s great to have you join with us today. We trust that the Lord will minister to you as you worship Him today.

We meet in person each Sunday at 10am and we endeavour to get the online version available by 3pm the same day. If you are in Sydney Australia we would love for you to join with us in person if you are comfortable in doing that at this time.
We meet at 23 Conder St Burwood NSW.

Pastor’s Probe

Encourage one another

Good morning Church,
Recently a couple of my classmates and I were talking about another class mate of ours whom I haven’t spoken to for nearly 20 years. They were able to tell me about his work, family, where he lived, his hobbies etc. It was fascinating how as we talked, my friends were able to fill in the gaps. By the end of the conversation, I had a better understanding of my friend.

God has designed that we come to know him in a community – the church. Although God has revealed himself primarily in his word, he often uses his people to bring out this revelation to one another.

It is not surprising then to hear Paul urging each Christian in Corinth to come with a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation as they came together so that they can build each other up (1 Cor 14:26). He is inviting Christians to fill in the gaps.

Today, we had a sharing service where we had the opportunity to do just that. People came prepared not only to share their experiences of God and who he is to them but also to listen to what others had to say.

Dilan Jayasinghe
Pastor

Welcome
Pastoral Prayer
Reading:
Romans 1: 4-5, Ephesians 4: 2-6
Sharing time: John-Jo, Phil, Jeanette, Dilan

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Food bank

The Food Bank continues to operate during this COVID season. Thank you to all who have contributed to the Food Bank and to those who have contributed financially to help people affected by CoVID-19. There is an ongoing need for food both for folk within our fellowship and also the wider community around us.
Items needed include:
Food:
Long life milk, pasta & pasta sauce, rice & coucous; Harvest meals (tinned), meals in a box (e.g. Sun rise), spreads peanut butter, jam, tinned food (corned beef, SPAM, tuna, sardines, corn, fruit, soup), snacks (sweet and savoury biscuits, chips, wafers, chocolate); coffee, tea, Milo, sugar, salt, cooking oil.
Health items:
Shampoo & conditioner, toilet paper, disposable razor, sanitary pads, bars of soap, toothbrush & toothpaste, hand sanitiser, moisturiser. Cleaning items: Laundry power, dishwashing liquid, chux/sponges/scourers etc

Donations can be left at Dilan and Faustine’s place or brought to the church.

Offering

As we resume face to face meetings, we encourage regular members of the congregation, both face to face and online, to support the work of the church through electronic funds transfer (eft) of your tithes and offerings to the church bank account or via iGive. If you don’t have access to an eft arrangement and would like to contribute to the church, please speak to Pastor Dilan or the treasurer.

If you are new to our church there is no expectation of you giving, but should you choose to do so it would be gratefully received.

You can now give anonymously through iGive.
Details are at the bottom of this page.

iGive Details

You can also give from this link by moving your mouse over the purple Tithes and Offerings “campaign” .