Theology of Marriage

The assembly doctrine working group has published a discussion paper on “The theology of marriage in the Uniting Church”, and are inviting responses. The paper is available here; I have printed some copies (but please use the electronic version if possible!) and put them in the narthex. If you have any comments you would like to make you can: email them to me give them to me in written form (via the office, since I’ll be away) come to a group discussion at the manse on Tuesday October 14th, at 7:45pm (the usual Nooma timeslot).… Read More... Read More

Remembrance of Baptism

This year on All Saints Sunday, November 2nd, we will be celebrating a Remembrance of Baptism – an opportunity for all, young and old, to remember and rejoice in their baptism. If you know people – especially those baptised here or who have had children baptised here – who might be interested in joining us, please let them know!… Read More... Read More

A day in the park

For the past few years, St. John’s, along with a number of other Uniting Churches and Church playgroups, have hosted “A Day in the Park” to mark international Children’s week. A Day in the Park is a free event for preschool children and their carers, held in Wahroonga Park, with various fun activities and live music.… Read More... Read More

Annual Congregational Meeting

The annual congregational meeting will be held after the morning service on Sunday October 19th. If you are involved in any of the activities of the Church, could you please let Sandra have a report in plenty of time. This meeting is an opportunity for anyone who would be prepared to serve as an elder or councillor on the Church Council to be appointed.… Read More... Read More

Insights and Struggles

Listen!Psalm 149 | Romans 13:8-10 It’s a common complaint – and one with a certain amount of validity to it – that Paul, in the writing of his letters, ended up making the gospel, Jesus’ teaching about the Kingdom of God more complicated, less inclusive, more rule-bound, than Jesus ever intended it to be.… Read More... Read More