Baptisms

The chapel continues to host children (and adult) blessings and baptisms.  We are happy to offer this service, and the Uniting Church is distinct in offering a blessing event for all families we seek it regardless of prior church attendance. These can be joyful times for extended families and friends.

sbs bible series

Overview A review is being written for this influential series. It is planned to screen one or more parts at the chapel soon, followed by discussion. The Bible, A History tells the story of the most influential book ever written: a collection of over 60 books which tell the story of the creation of the […]

Sermon/talk 12_2

Sermon/talk 12_2_2012 Mark 1: 40-45  Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him and said, “I do choose. Be made clean.”  One of the things I often think about is how Jesus came to deliver us not from sin but from religion or rather from religious practices that discriminated against people and kept them from […]

Monthly Sunday evenings

Commencing February we plan to hold a regular evening meeting, on the third Sunday of each month, at 6pm. The first will be a film screening, hosted by the Northern Illawarra Sustainability Group, on February 19th. In March we plan a concert performance of instruments and dance.

Good numbers at January service

A good number attended the first visit by Len Cliff for 2012, on January 22. It was great to see visitors from Wollongong, as well as relatives of Bronwyn. A pleasing morning including usual refreshments had by all!

Trish Watts

A few of us went to see Trisha Watts at the Bondi Chapel a few weeks ago. We are familiar with her singing and compositions in the song book used at the chapel. She did not disappoint on the night – an outstanding voice. She led a number of group songs – the only wish […]

Christmas talk Trevor

I always find preaching on Christmas day or Easter Sunday more challenging than other Sundays because the congregation is made up of the usual Sunday worshippers plus people who only came to church at Christmas or Easter. The expectation for many preachers is that they will preach to the unconverted rather than to the converted, […]

kingdom study

Sunday was another time for vigorous study as well as quiet time. We have a tradition in participating and shared leading of our meetings on 1st and 3rd Sundays, and this week Bronwyn led on the theme of the Kingdom. This was a favourite of hers, and she focused on two parables – including the […]