Welcome Tonight Rob Copeland – Chaplain to Wollongong Uni

Rob is part of a team of AFES workers supporting Christian students on campus and  seeking to bring others to faith in Christ during their university years.

ECU (Evangelical Christian Union Wollongong ) began in 1970 and now offers prayer cell groups, Wednesday lunchtime bible talks and Tuesday training in ministry sessions.

A.F.E.S began in 1940’s and is the co-ordinating body across Australia with 50 tertiary based groups and over 100 men and women employed in this ministry.

For more details contact www.ecuwollongong.org   or   www.afes.org.au

Update from Parish Council

1. The Parish Prayer Night was so appreciated by our members that in response to a motion at the APM, Council has decided to hold them quarterly. The next one is at 7.30pm on Monday, 25th June. Future nights are planned for 12th September and 12th November.

2. We are deeply concerned about the care of our members during the current upset and will be meeting specifically to address this and see if outside assistance is possible.

3. Council noted that 80 members have left us this year and giving has dropped by 20% on last year. If this decline continues and our general gifting deficit increases, it will put pressure on our ability to retain our current ministry and staffing.

4. Wireless internet access in the halls and major electrical work at Soulies are now complete.

5. A new Trust Fund has been established to allow tax deductible support for our Parish’s work, teaching scripture in government schools—many thanks to Hayden Fox.

6. Our Building Fund to repay the mortgage needs funding urgently to keep on budget.

7. Our Mission with Moore was a wonderful united effort by the Parish -  our hope and plan is to do it again in 2014, God willing, and for an AFES mission in December 2012.

Michael Cassidy to Visit the Shire!

It’s a rare privilege for the Shire, that international Christian leader Michael Cassidy will speak at 7pm Night Church on Sunday 1st July.  Put this one in your diary now and stay tuned for further updates.  Michael founded African Enterprise and has been its CEO for many years.  He is an international speaker of the highest calibre.  Not to be missed!!

 


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