Posts from November 2020

St John’s Kids – 29 November 2020

 SUNDAY 29 NOVEMBER Today’s Services: Access our streamed services here. Today is the first Sunday of Advent, the season leading up to Christmas, when we prepare for the coming of Jesus. We light a candle each week to remind us that Jesus brings light into the world. This week we light the candle of HOPE. We can have hope because the bible assures us that God is faithful and will keep his promises. We celebrate the truth of God’s promises in…

RSVP to our final Youth Event for 2020!

Hey parents, In just 1 week we will be having a waist up formal for our final youth event of the year! We’ll be meeting outside in Diamond Creek to hang-out, eat pizza and play some (socially distanced ;P) games before heading up Chute Street to enjoy the special Light Walk being set up by the Diamond Creek Traders! What is a waist up formal? We’ve been doing a lot of ZOOM-ing this year, and let’s face it while there are a fair…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 8 – Luke 5:33-39

We get slammed with messages full of agendas from every angle these days, it can become overwhelming. Let’s start our day with Jesus so we can be well equipped to handle what comes our way. In this week’s Breakfast Bible discussion Linda is back with Andy, as well as first time guest, Di, chatting through Luke chapter 5, verses 33-39. Need a bible? Read online for free at bible.com or get in touch with us at stjohnsdc.org.au and we’ll try and hook you…

St John’s Kids – 22 November 2020

 SUNDAY 22 NOVEMBER Today’s Services: Access our streamed services here. Today we start a new series of talks, looking at Hebrews 11 and the topic of Faith. Parents, have a chat with your kids about what they think faith is. Usually, we believe something because we have seen it. It is very human to want some proof before we place our trust in someone or something. Faith though, is believing first and then seeing results. One of the principles of faith…

Final Youth Event for 2020!

Hey Parents, Our final Youth Event: Waist Up Formal for 2020 is coming up very soon! What is a waist up formal? We’ve been doing a lot of ZOOM-ing this year, and let’s face it while there are a fair few downsides, wearing whatever you want on your bottom half has been one big win! To commemorate our year of ZOOM-ing we’re going to wear formal attire on top and comfy clothes down below! (Think track pants, PJ’s, those ugly…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 7 – Luke 5:27-39

We get slammed with messages full of agendas from every angle these days, it can become overwhelming. Let’s start our day with Jesus so we can be well equipped to handle what comes our way. In this week’s Breakfast Bible discussion Linda joins Kirk and Andy to chat through Luke chapter 5, verses 27-39. Need a bible? Read online for free at bible.com or get in touch with us at stjohnsdc.org.au and we’ll try and hook you up with one.

St John’s Kids – 15 November 2020

 SUNDAY 15 NOVEMBER   Today’s Services: Access our streamed services here. Today is our annual Thanksgiving Day. We are celebrating the 153rd anniversary of St John’s Diamond Creek and all that God has done for us in the past year. Although it is wonderful to set aside a particular day to honour God as a church group, thanksgiving is not something we should save only for special occasions. God wants us to be a people of gratitude every day of the…

Creative night – THIS FRIDAY!

Hey Parents, Our creative night is THIS FRIDAY! We’ll be spending time hanging out, playing creative games, and exploring how we can get creative in our relationship with Jesus – all via ZOOM! Whether your youth is the next Picasso or struggles to draw a stick figure this event is for them! All they need is a pen, 10 pieces of blank paper (these can even be scrap paper with something on the other side), and an open mind to…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 6 – Luke 5:17-26

We get slammed with messages full of agendas from every angle these days, it can become overwhelming. Let’s start our day with Jesus so we can be well equipped to handle what comes our way. In this week’s Breakfast Bible discussion Kirk is back with Andy and Ella to chat through Luke chapter 5, verses 17-26. Need a bible? Read online for free at bible.com or get in touch with us at stjohnsdc.org.au and we’ll try and hook you up with one.

St John’s Kids – 08 November 2020

 SUNDAY 8 NOVEMBER   Today’s Services: Access our streamed services here. Get ready to join in the kids’ song that we introduced a couple of weeks ago, My Lighthouse. In this week’s passage, 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, Paul tells us that giving is an individual matter, one that each family must decide for themselves, and is not to be determined by what others are doing. He encourages intentionality and giving out of joy, delighting in the act of giving, as a response…