This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching another message based on Resolving Everyday Conflict, called “Get Together on Lasting Solutions” from (Matthew 5:21-26). We will also be having a Church Forum after the service, looking at our value of “Godly Leadership.”
Last Sunday we enjoyed having our East Hills Girls’ Brigade and their families in our service. The church Working Bee is on Saturday from 8:30am-12:30pm, please come and help out if you can! On Sunday we’ll be looking at the topic of “Gently Engage Others” as Pastor Barry Morris preaches from (Galatians 6:1-10). We would love to see you there!
This Sunday, our Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching on the topic of “Seeking Guidance” from (Proverbs 3:1-6). Girls’ Brigade will be joining us for their annual Parade during the service, and afterwards they’ll be holding a BBQ lunch as a fundraiser. Please stay around to support their program!
Last week our regular ministries resumed for Term 3 and had a great time being back! Growth Groups have also started up this week. After discussing our Church Value of Persistent Prayer after our last service and seeing how we can participate and move forward in this area, don’t forget that our monthly Church Prayer Meeting is on Wednesday at 7:30pm. This Sunday we’re excited to be starting the second instalment of a sermon series called “Our Topics” looking firstly at “Meeting Together” from (Hebrews 10:19-25). We hope to see you there!
Last Saturday we had a wonderful evening at our first annual ‘International Night’ celebrating the diversity in our church community! Thank you to all who helped to organise the night and attended. On Saturday we will have a team running the BBQ stall at the Revesby Craft Fair. Come down and say hello! At our Sunday service Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching on the final part of our series in Matthew 12 about “Didn’t You See the Sign?” (Matthew 12:38-50). Sunday School is back on, catering for children aged 2 to Year 6. After the service we are having another Church Forum, discussing our Church Value of Persistent Prayer.
This Saturday we are holding an “International Night” for those who are a part of our congregation, to celebrate the growing ethnic diversity in our church! Make sure you have RSVP’d if you’re planning on coming. Join us on Sunday for our service at 9:30am, with Pastor Barry Morris preaching a message titled “The Big Truth or The Big Lie?” (Matthew 12:22-37). Kids Care will be available during the service, providing a fun and stimulating program for children aged 2-12. We’ll also be having our Church Business Meeting and AGM afterwards.
Our weekly programs are now on break for the school holidays. This Sunday we’ll be continuing our series in Matthew 12, with Pastor Barry Morris preaching on “Jesus: Servant and Example” from (Matthew 12:15-21). Kids Care will be running during the service.
We had a great service last Sunday, looking at the final part in our series in Ephesians! This Sunday we will be joined by a guest preacher, David Jackson, who’ll be preaching from Matthew 12:1-14 on “All of Life is Personal.” We would love you to join us! Sunday School will be on break for the next three Sundays, but we have a Kids Care program available for children aged 2-12 years during the service across these weeks. This is the final week for the term that our regular weekly ministries are running, before taking a couple of weeks off over the school holidays.
This week we have a few extra things happening. We’re looking forward to gathering together for our monthly Church Prayer Meeting on Wednesday night, starting at 7:30pm in the Church Library. We will also be running the BBQ stand at the Revesby Craft Fair on Saturday. Come down and say hello! This Sunday we’d love you to join us for our service as we hear Pastor Barry Morris preach from Ephesians 1:19b-23 about how “Jesus Christ is Lord of All.” After the service we will be having a forum, where everyone is invited to discuss our Church Value of “local evangelism” how we’re doing with this and how we could do better!
Last Sunday we had a great service and enjoyed spending time in fellowship over lunch in multiple peoples homes! Join us this Sunday at our service as we hear from Pastor Barry about how “We Can Know God Better” from Ephesians (Ephesians 1:15-19a). All our regular weekly ministries are also running - Friendship Group, Girl’s Brigade, Playtime and Train Club.
Join us this Sunday morning as we meet together to worship God and hear a message about how “Three marks of God’s people” from the Ephesians (Ephesians 1:11-14) by Pastor Barry Morris. Following the service we are having our once-a-term F.I.S.H Lunch, where we meet in small groups in someone’s home to eat a delicious lunch and build relationships.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching from the Ephesians (Ephesians 1:1-10) and the sermon title is “Every spiritual blessing is ours in Christ.” We’d love you to join us!
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching from the Ephesians (Ephesians 1:1-10) and the sermon title is “Christians are saints.” We’d love you to join us!
This Sunday we have a guest preacher Grae McWhirter will be preaching from Acts (Acts 10:1-8) and the sermon title is “Two Joppas.” We’d love you to join us!
No service this Sunday as we are having our Church Weekend Away. Normal Sunday morning services resume 26th May, 9:30am - Please join us
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the Philippians (Philippians 4:4-9). The sermon title is “Do not be anxious”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the Philippians (Philippians 3:1-11). The sermon title is “Rejoice in the Lord”. Please note we have our Values Forum #2 on this Sunday after the Church service
This Sunday “David Jackson” will preach from the Psalms (Psalm 29:1-11) and Matthew (Matthew 8:23-27). The sermon title is “Lord of Littlefaiths”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Luke 24:1-12) and the sermon title is “Risen for us”.
This Friday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Luke 22:39-62) and the sermon title is “Betrayed for us”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Mark 11:1-26) and the sermon title is “A house of prayer”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Mark 12:28-34) and the sermon title is “Love God Wholeheartedly”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Matthew 11:25-30) and the sermon title is “Accepting an invitation”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the New Testament (Matthew 11:1-6) and the sermon title is “Dealing with our doubts”.
This Sunday we have a guest preacher. Rev. Steve Wakeford will be preaching from (John 6:1-34) and the sermon title is “Fed by God”.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the Minor Prophets (Joel 3:1-21) and the sermon title is ” Judgement or Blessings ?”. Please note we have our Values Forum #1 on this Sunday after the Church service .
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the Minor Prophets (Joel 2:18-32) and the sermon title is “Rejoice in the Lord”. Please note we have our Values Forum #1 on Sunday 10th March 2019.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will preach from the Minor Prophets (Joel 2:1-17) and the sermon title is “Return to the Lord” Also we have our first FISH (Fellowship In Someone’s Home) lunch. If you are visiting, you are most welcome to join one of the group. we would love to have you in our fellowship at lunch, please speak to Pastor Barry or Joy for more information. Our next Church Prayer Meeting is Wednesday 27th February, 7:30pm in the church library.
This Sunday Pastor Barry Morris will commence a four-week sermon series from one of the Minor Prophets, Joel. The Bible reading will be (Joel 1:1-20) and the sermon title is “Cry out to the Lord.” - Also, We have our first FISH (Fellowship In Someone’s Home) Sunday lunch on 24th February. - And our next Church Prayer Meeting is Wednesday 27th February, 7:30pm in the church library.
Our first term growth groups are doing the training course “Resolving Everyday Conflict.” Over eight sessions, teaching will be provided by Barry Morris along with a 30-minute video, followed by a group discussion time. The topics include: The root cause of conflict, when to overlook an offense, what makes a good apology, what forgiveness really means, and how to deal with difficult people. Joining a Growth Group, by the way, is a fantastic way to connect with others. Each group aims to grow together in their knowledge and love for Jesus and one another (John 13:34-35). Please speak to Barry if you’d like to join one.
This Sunday, 10th February, Pastor Barry Morris will be preaching from Psalm 85:1-13 which leads us to pray with hope, “Revive us, O God.” Note too, our first term growth groups are doing the training course, “Resolving Everyday Conflict.” Teaching will be through the course DVD and our pastor, Barry. Joining a Growth Group is fantastic way to connect with others and grow together in our knowledge and love for Jesus and one another (John 13:34-35). Please speak to Barry if you’d like to join one.
Our guest preacher this week is Lachlan Deck. Lachlan will be seeking to answer the challenging question raised in our modern world, “What makes the hope of Christ still relevant today?” In Paul’s letter to the Colossian church, he carefully demonstrates for us how “The hope of Christ remains above all else”—i.e., it is not only relevant but central to life. We’ll be focussing in on Colossians 3:1-4.
Our regular groups resume in term 1: Playtime resumes Friday 1st February, 10:00am Friendship Group resumes Tuesday 5th February, 10:30am. Regular Sunday School resumes Sunday 3rd February(*). (*) NB: Our holiday Kids Care is aimed at giving the kids an understanding of salvation, how they themselves can be saved, and how to explain this to friends and family.
Our guest preacher Rev. Geoff Case will be speaking from Ecclesiastes. On the 13th, Geoff will address the common exclamation “I don’t have time” from the famous passage Ecclesiastes 3:1-15. On the 20th, Geoff will speak to the observation that “Life is Unfair!” from Ecclesiastes 3:16–4:3. NB: On the 27th, our guest preacher will be David Jackson.
Come along as East Hills Baptist presents The Greatest Journey, an interactive musical journey through the Christmas Story. Join us at 3pm, for a 3:30pm start on the 8th and 9th December, 2018. We will go on a voyage of discovery A musical journey through the Christmas story, Various Christmas carol classics, and Colin Buchanan festive season favourites We will find the REAL meaning of Christmas. Entry is free to the show and complimentary light meal in the hall afterwards. So come along for a captivating evening of fun for the whole family. Children can come dressed as their favourite Christmas story character or animal for a chance to win a prize. For more information contact Cindy on 0401 472 290.
Sunday July 29th 6:00 PM Come and join the road to freedom. Doug Macfarlane is one of Australia’s most travelled and enduring Gospel Artists and Christian communicators. Macfarlane will be visiting our church for our 6pm service on Sunday, July 29th 2018. You are most welcome to join us and to bring your friends. There’ll be singing led by our band and personal stories followed by Doug with a simple message of hope. “This will be an event for all ages, and we’re hoping to see as many locals attend of all backgrounds and ages. Everyone’s welcome.” In 1989, Doug took the step of faith into ‘full-time’ Evangelistic Ministry. This coincided with the release of his debut album ‘Innocence’. In over 16 years of ministry, he has performed in almost 2,000 Churches Australia-wide.
Come and join us as we remember and celebrate Jesus’ death and resurrection. Service Times: 9:30am NB: Sunday School is available for your kids after Easter Sunday’s Kid’s Talk as follows: Ages 2 to 4 (Discovery Time) Kindy to Year 2 (Infants) Years 3 to 6 (Primary) Free Screening of Risen, 3pm Sunday Come and join us at 3pm Sunday for afternoon tea. We’ll also watch ‘RISEN’ from 3:30. NB 1: A supervised kids’ movie with activities will be on simultaneously. NB 2: You may find “Just three days between despair and gladness” a helpful read in considering why Good Friday and Easter Sunday are so central and such a cause for celebration! We look forward to seeing you then!
Have you ever wondered, “Why do we call it Good Friday?” It seems ironic that we would celebrate as Good a day that was full of distress, agony and deliberate injustice; a day that resulted in the painful execution and death of a man who had done so much good and in whom so many had pinned all their hopes on! A harrowing account That irony is well captured by Luke in the harrowing account of Jesus’ crucifixion: A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. Jesus turned and said to them, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children. For the time will come when you will say, ‘Blessed are the childless women, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!