Church news for the week beginning 13th August 2016

This weekend’s Bible Talk

This weekend Jodie continues the series ‘Two Ways to Live’ with the third talk “God’s judgement” from Deuteronomy chapter 29 verses 16 to 20, and 2 Thessalonians chapter 1 verses 6 to 10.

You, me and the Bible course

At the same time as our ‘Two Ways to Live’ talk series we’re going to be going together through the workbook ‘You, me and the Bible’. If your small group leader’s not doing it then you can grab a copy for just $5 and do it with a friend.

Mission of the month: Anglicare

Anglicare is our mission of the month. Support this ministry by purchasing gifts from the ‘Mission Table’ in the Hall.

Ladies Dinner

You’re invited to join the ladies of Oak Flats and our region this Tuesday 16th August to hear Kara Hartley. Dinner is $7 payable on the night at 35 Fisher Street Oak Flats, and there is no need to RSVP.

Mike Baird at Shellharbour Prayer Breakfast

Premier Mike Baird is speaking at the Shellharbour Prayer Breakfast, Friday 28th October 7am at Ravensthorpe, Albion Park. Join the other churches of our region to hear Mike’s Christian testimony. Tickets $45 available online at

Join a Small-group Bible Study!

Monday 7.30pm with Phil Pratt for young adults (at his house in Kiama Downs);
Wednesday 7.30pm with Trevor and Robyn Lucas (at their house in Jamberoo);
Friday 9.30am with Mandy McNeill for women (at her house in Jamberoo);
Sunday 9.45am with Graham Errington and Mark Howard (at the church);
Sunday 5pm with Mark Howard (at the church).

SWITCH Women’s Conference

The women’s conference for the Illawarra is coming up soon. Saturday 15th October from 8:45am to 4:30pm at Waterslea Conference Centre (Nowra). Cost $60. Details

Giving update

Each week we need to receive $4800.00 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $5164.00, leaving a gap of $-364.00.

Olimometer 2.52

Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $228,000. Compared to that total we received $215,467, leaving a gap of $12,533.

Olimometer 2.52

Electronic giving is a great way to give! It helps us prayerfully plan our giving, and then the bank will help us keep that commitment, even when we may be unable to attend. To give by direct transfer then these are the details. Account name: Church of England Jamberoo. Account number: 10081274. BSB: 062562 .