Church news for the week beginning 27th August 2016

This weekend’s Bible Talk

This weekend Jodie continues the series ‘Two Ways to Live’ with the fifth talk “The resurrection” from Acts chapter 2 verses 22 to 24, verse 36 and Acts chapter 17 verses 22 to 31.

Two Ways to Live phone app

The Two Ways to Live gospel presentation is available as an iOS app for your iPhone or iPad, or if you have an Android phone, there is an app in the Google Play store.

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.

Men’s Dinner

You’re invited to join the men of Oak Flats and beyond on Tuesday night 6th September for the next Men’s Dinner. Our speaker is Peter Hayward, Bishop of Wollongong. 6.30pm at the Central Hotel Function Room. Bookings essential. Phone 0439 561 373 or email

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.

It’s great to wear your nametags

Thank you for taking the time to find and wear your nametags each week. It’s a great way to connect with newcomers, and to strengthen our community.


Giving update

Each week we need to receive $6300.00 in order to meet our commitments. In the last calendar month, our average weekly giving was $5614.00, leaving a gap of $686.00.

Olimometer 2.52

Up to the end of the last calendar month we needed to have received $27,300. Compared to that total we received $24,327, leaving a gap of $2,973.

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 .