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Walk Through Bethlehem Meeting For All Involved

It is essential for everyone involved in Walk Through Bethlehem to come to one of the meetings on Sunday 22nd November, at 11.10 (after 9.30am service), straight after the 11am service or straight after the 5pm service. These meetings will go for approximately 30 minutes.

If you haven't already, sign up today to help set up (from 8.30am, 16-17th December) and to participate. See Jono, Sam or Marge Mills or contact them at bethlehem@mittang.com.au 

 

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TEAR Fund Gift Shop

 

 

We will be running the Useful Gift shop next week, the 22nd and also the 29th November after our church services.

You can purchase Christmas cards that make a difference to people facing poverty and marginalisation. For more information, speak with Ann and Andrew Sharwood. 

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Generous Giving Series

As part of our series on parables from Luke's gospel, we are spending four weeks focusing on the theme of 'giving generously'. These sermons will run for four weeks until November 15th.

We have a particular emphasis on Transforming Young lives by bringing children to Christ. We are excited about the appointment of Steven Mackenzie as an additional full time assistant minister. He will commence in February 2016 and his main focus will be working with youth and young adults. 

It is a major stretch to put on a third full-time minister. To pay for Steven our offertories will need to increase by 35%. We believe that God will use him to greatly strengthen our ministry to youth.

As part of the series we are having:

  • An Information Night on Thursday November 5th, 7.30pm
  • A Prayer Day on Wednesday November 11th. Four sessions: 6am to 7am, 9am to 10am, 2.30pm to 3.30pm, 7.30pm to 8.30pm
  • On November 15th we will be having a gift and commitment day: There will an opportunity at all church services for people to give a one off gift to the church for its birthday. This gift will go towards the funding of our new youth minister, Steven McKenzie who commences in February 2016. On this day we will also be encouraging people to make a pledge about their weekly giving for 2016.

 

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Light Party!

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 Come one, come all! Friday 30th October 5-7pm at Mittagong Anglican Church, main Street, Mittagong.

This is an event open to all ages for a puppet show, games, craft, songs and lots of fun. A LIGHT meal will be served during the party, and children will leave with party bags. Please pre-buy tickets for catering purposes - contact the church office (there will also be some tickets at the door).

 

You can find  the event on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1611044385811469/

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New sermon series for October and November

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This series will run from October 11 to the end of November. We will be looking at some of the parables that Jesus told in the gospel of Luke.

Jesus is the master teacher of all time and he often uses stories taken from everyday events to make a profound and challenging point.

As part of this series we will be spending four weeks focusing on the theme of 'giving generously'. This will run from October 25th to November 15th. On November 15th we will be having a gift and commitment day. 

There will be an opportunity on November 15th for people to give a one off gift to the church for its birthday (November 11th). This gift will go towards the funding of our new Youth Minister, Steven Mackenzie who commences in February 2016. 

On this day we will also be encouraging people to make a pledge about their weekly giving for 2016.

 

You can listen to the sermon MP3s online here.

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