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Volunteer Spotlight | Bev Ward
It’s National Volunteer Week, and we love our volunteers. We’ve got some great stories to tell about some of our volunteers, about why they serve, and what they love about volunteering. First up, meet Bev. Bev’s a retired nurse, and if you’ve been around St John’s or St Katherine’s, you’ve probably know her, or have heard her laugh! Bev serves in the Aged Care facility Leith Park, where she lives, leading sing-a-long sessions for (as she puts it) the ‘oldies’.…
Church News April 8th and 15th
This edition of the Church News includes an update on from our Communications Guy, Andy, on the work happening behind the scenes at St John’s. We’re also excited that a missionary partner family will be visiting soon! Download the Church News here.
Church News, Easter Weekend March 30 & April 1
In this Easter edition of the Church News, Julie looks at the unopened gift many people leave behind at Easter; the gift God gave to each one of us, of His son, Jesus. Download your copy here.
Church News March 3rd
After stepping into her new role in February, Kylie gives us an update on Children & Families at St John’s, including the rebranding of our Children’s teaching time at both our 9:30am and 6pm services to St John’s Kids. Also in this issue, we’re supporting Prison Fellowship in their Easter Bake mission, to give every prisoner in Victoria Easter cookies along with the messsage of Jesus’ death and ressurection. Download it here
A long road of exploration began and ends with a Shepherd
This article was originally published in The Melbourne Anglican Julie Blinco grew up disillusioned with the church, because people did not appear to live up to its teachings. However, although she did not consider herself to be a Christian for a long time, she did cling to one word from her grade eight confirmation at a North Queensland Anglican high school – the word “shepherd”.
Church News 25th Feb
This fortnight’s Church News includes Julie’s first Church News article, thinking about Vision 2022, and how we can Grow in Jesus, and Share Jesus. We also heard from one of our Missionary Families, the Giffords, in Barcelona. Download it here
Church News January 21 & 28
In this edition of the Church News we get an update from Lisa, who along with a number of other young adults, have spent part of their summer on Beach Mission. Download the Church News here.
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