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This Week

Sabbath program and more…

Order of Service

9:00 - 10:00 - Prayer Group - Seminar Room

10:00 - 11:00 Sabbath School - adults start in main Church with preliminaries before breaking into smaller groups; and children in Kinder/Primary or Junior/Teen Rooms

11:10 - 11:20 Song Service

11:20 - 11:30 Preliminaries - welcome, prayer, announcements, offering

11:30 - 12:15 Sermon

Sabbath: 1.4.23

Adult Sabbath School Facilitator: Carol Hanna 

New Believers’ Class Facilitator: Chris Kleinke 

Childrens’ Sabbath School Facilitator: Simone Rykers (Beginners), Paula Rykers and Julie Mahomed (Primary)

Junior/Teen Sabbath School Facilitator: Rachel Turnley 

Speaker: David Syme

Worship Host: Ralph Raymond 

Song Service: Julene Raymond 

Offering: Local Church Budget 

Catering: Invite someone home 


Health Expo (21-22 April) - Help Needed.

This year the health team will have a health expo at the Bairnsdale Field Days. We will need extra volunteers to help at different stations during each day, from about 8am to 5pm. Please contact Antoinette Mowbray or Pastor Rian van Deventer if you can help.


Youth group and ensemble.

Commencing Friday 24th March, youth group will be held fortnightly, 6pm start. Ensemble will commence Saturday 25th February and will be held fortnightly, time to be confirmed. For more information see Rachel Turnley. 


Evening Worship (Vespers) on Zoom Every Friday at 7.00pm - NEW TIME

Click on the link to join the meeting then click ‘open zoom’ and click join with computer audio. If this link doesn’t work, please go to zoom on your computer and click join a meeting and type in the Meeting ID:93796725421 then follow the prompts.


Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Weekly on Zoom At 7:30pm - POSTPONED UNTIL 19TH APRIL 

We will be having a weekly prayer meeting online via Zoom. Join Church groups from East Gippsland as we seek the Lord through the mighty power of prayer. The details are as follows:

Meeting ID: 933 9974 0987 Passcode: 220147


Bible Study Group Thursday Mornings at 11:30am - POSTPONED UNTIL 20TH APRIL 

If you would like to share with others, grow in your understanding of Christianity and encourage new believers please come along to the study each Thursday in the church foyer. Pastor Rian will be leading out the study this week. All Welcome! Please bring a plate of food to share for lunch.


Cafe Connections at Booth's Cafe (Salvo's) on Wednesday 5th April at 10am. 

For more information please contact organiser Paul Breheny  on 0423 319 285


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