Church news for the week beginning 20th August 2016

This weekend’s Bible Talk

This weekend Jodie continues the series ‘Two Ways to Live’ with the fourth talk “The cross” from Isaiah chapter 53 verses 3 to 6, verses 9 to 10 and 1 Peter chapter 2 verses 22 to 24, chapter 3 verse 18.

Mission of the month: Church Missionary Society (CMS)

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

Parish Council

Our Parish Council meets this Monday, 22nd August at 2.30 pm at the church. Please remember them in your prayers.

Ladies Guild Meeting

The Ladies Guild are meeting this Wednesday, 24th August in the church hall at 2pm.

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

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).

New roster coming soon

If you’re unavailable to serve on a roster from 19th September through to 11th December please let us know via comment card, email or even better go to

Visit of George Statheos

George Statheos will be visiting our church for four days from Thursday 15th September to Sunday 18th September for a mini-mission. Plan to bring a friend to church, and keep dinner free on the Saturday for a Greek meal! Please also pray for the organisation and planning of events.


Giving update

Each week we need to receive $5900.00 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $5862.00, leaving a gap of $38.00.

Olimometer 2.52

Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $281,237. Compared to that total we received $277,141, leaving a gap of $4,096.

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 .