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.

Eternal Life study

“Eternal Life” – Then and Now Limited probing into the meaning of the commonly used New Testament phrase “eternal life” can produce surprising results. One might have assumed that given the frequency of its use – over 70 times in the NT – and the substantial reliance on such references especially in many Protestant traditions, […]

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!

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, […]

sunday 23/10

All are welcome to the visit this month by Len Cliff. We have Rev Gordon Bradbery as guest. We will offer special thoughts for his recent election as Mayor of Wollongong and wish him all the best in this important role.

talk by Trevor 16/10

Trevor kindly offered to give a talk this Sunday. The title for the talk next Sunday was -‘The real thing: truth, a transforming thing’. The Scripture passages are the set lectionary readings for the day: Exodus 33:12-23 and Matthew 22:15-22. Trevor  explored how God engages with us as the Truth, how God as truth or truth […]

Rev Len Cliff – grace and discipleship

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