Welcome to the December issue of our monthly Newsletter.
Inside this issue you will find:
- A Christmas message from John Gilmore, EO for Global Mission Partners
- Some extracts from State Minister, Greg Elsdon's Conference address on Living Hopefully
- A note from the Conference President regarding the appointment of the State Minister following our AGM
- Christmas carols information from around the churches
- Careworks & GMP Christmas appeals
and much more...
Please find attached our latest monthly Newsletter. Inside you will find:
Reflection from State Youth Minister, James Bowden - 'Is faith in Jesus good for the world? Is the church good for the world?'
The latest news regarding the Churches of Christ SA & NT annual conference - 'Living Hopefully'
Latest news from Careworks and GMP Christmas appeals
Plus other news and events from around our churches.
Our latest monthly newsletter is available
Check out the latest information regarding:
- GR Stirling Lecture on October 13th with Merryl Blair
- Selfie Sunday
- Theme, dates, location and other information for Convention 2016
- Careworks & GMP news
and much more...
This year our G. R. Stirling Lecture will be hosted by the Tabor Churches of Christ Study Centre at Tabor College in Adelaide in room 3.
Our guest speaker is Dr. Merryl Blair, Senior Lecturer in Old Testament Studies at Stirling theological College.
Lecture: "Christians formed and transformed around the table"
We look forward to participating in a fantastic conversation together. See below for details
Selfie Sunday is a national Churches of Christ initiative to celebrate all God is doing among us.
We aim to capture snapshots of as many churches as possible around October 16th
See the attached video and check event details for more information on how to participate
Childsafe team member training is available in Keith on October 21st. See attached for details
Welcome to our latest monthly newsletter. Inside this edition you will find:
Grant Simpson (minister, Blair Athol Church of Christ) reflects on the nature of hospitality as mission.
News from the federal co-ordinator for Churches of Christ in Australia, Janet Woodlock about 'Selfie Sunday'
An event invitation to the Happy Patch Spring fair and an invitation to 'Invite Australia' Alpha campaign for 2017
Latest news from CareWorks including Lunchtime @ the studio
Latest news from GMP
Every year leaders of Churches of Christ get together for Magarey Lectures. It's a great opportunity to connect with each other and engage with some quality professional development. This year we have invited Keith Farmer from the Australian Christian Mentoring Network to speak into a vitally important topic for us. "Building Resilience in Christian Ministry". If you are involved in Christian ministry in any capacity then this is for you.
Greg Elsdon, State Minister for Churches of Christ SA & NT will be leading the bible studies over the 3 days titled, 'Jesus and his Disciples at Cross-Purposes'
See our events section for more details. The lectures are held all day August 9th 10th as well as a half day on August 11th.
Can't come during the day? Come along to our free public lecture by Keith Farmer on Tuesday night August 9th at 7:30pm.
All lectures are held at Western Communities Church of Christ in Mile End. See 'events' for more details. The Program for the 3 days is attached below
Did you know this time next week Tabor Higher Education College is having an open day?
Life FM will be broadcasting live from Tabor College. There will be a BBQ happening at noon and the cafe in the hub will be open serving espresso coffees
This is a great opportunity to explore vocational options in ministry, education, youth work, counselling and more. See our events page for details.