December 2020 | St John's Diamond Creek

Posts from December 2020

St John’s Kids, 25-27 December 2020

 Merry Christmas everyone! At the end of what has been a tumultuous year, in which we’ve all had to face many unforeseen challenges, I pray that we can still our hearts and reflect on all that God has done for us this year, always, forever. However you celebrate this season, may God fill you with great joy and peace as you trust in him, and experience overflowing hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13)   Christmas Services: All…

St John’s Kids – 20 December 2020

 Sunday 20 December: Access our streamed services here. This week is the fourth Sunday of Advent – the season in the lead up to Christmas, when we prepare for the coming of Jesus. In our services, we have been lighting a candle each week to remind us that Jesus brings light into the world. Today we light the fourth candle, LOVE. We worship a God of love. He shows his love through his plans for our lives and all that he…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 11 – Luke 2:22-40

Today we’re reading Luke 2:22-40 – and this will be our last Bible Breakfast of 2020! We hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have, and would love your thoughts as we assess it going into 2021. Email stream@stjohnsdc.org.au. 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…

St John’s Kids – 13 December 2020

 This week is the third Sunday of Advent – the season in the lead up to Christmas, when we prepare for the coming of Jesus. In our services, we have been lighting a candle each week to remind us that Jesus brings light into the world. For those of you who have created an advent wreath at home, light the third candle, JOY, this week. (If you have used coloured candles, this is the pink/rose one.) Discuss together what you…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 10 – Luke 2:1-21

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 Di is back with Andy and Di, chatting through Luke chapter 2, verses 1-21. We’re doing a Christmas series for the next 2 weeks, then taking a break. Need a bible? Read online for free at bible.com or get in touch…

Breakfast Bible Discussion 9 – Luke 1:26-38

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 Ella is back with Andy, as well as first time guest, Katherine, chatting through Luke chapter 1, verses 26-38. We’re doing a Christmas series for the next 3 weeks, then taking a break. Need a bible? Read online for…

St John’s Kids – 06 December 2020

 SUNDAY 6 DECEMBER   Save the Date: Sunday 13 December, Stars in the Shire – Community Carols service, 6:30pm live on YouTube. Find more details about all our Christmas services here. And … We will be having an IN-PERSON social get-together for our St John’s Kids families! Sunday 20 December, Anthony Beale Reserve Playground, 277 St Helena Road. Some of the St John’s Kids team will be there from 11:30am-3:30pm with Christmas activity packs for the kids. Come for lunch…

Got questions? Try Alpha.

2021 is a new year and we invite you on a journey with us. A journey to connect. A journey to explore faith. A journey to ask the bigger questions around Jesus and his life. Maybe 2020 was a year which was (is!) still tricky to put into words but it’s prompted something in you to think further about life and it’s meaning.  Perhaps you once believed but dismissed faith years ago or have decided it’s not for you but…