St. John's Uniting Church Wahroonga

The Growing Place

The Growing Place is an informal group who are exploring together what it means to be part of a community of followers of Jesus. We believe that all people, of all ages, are an important part of the Kingdom of God, and that all people, of all ages, can learn from and teach one another what it means to be a follower of Jesus.

This year we are meeting as part of the Sunday morning service and kids program, and from time to time getting together for social events, relaxing with a glass of wine and cheese and nibbles…

Jesus is the Bread of Life @ The Growing Place

Today Elly told the kids the story of Jesus feeding a crowd of 5000 men, plus women and kids, with just 5 bread rolls and 2 fish. It was a miracle! Have you ever gone without eating for a whole day? Your body begins to get weak if you don’t get food. Food is one of our…

The Voice of the Lord in the Storm

“The voice of the LORD is over the waters; the God of glory thunders; the LORD is over many waters. The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.” – Psalm 29:3-4 This week at Kids Church we looked at Psalm 29 and talked about the power of our almighty God.…

Messy Church – What a Wonderful World!

Messy Church was back at St John’s for 2015 with ~ 70 Mums, Dads, Grandparents and kids gathering to celebrate God’s wonderful world. We made suncatchers to remember our beautiful Earth, and bird baths to remind us to look after God’s creatures. We planted seedlings to recognize the importance of plants, flowers and food. We explored nature’s…

Mother’s Day @ The Growing Place

“Children, do what your parents tell you. This is only right. “Honor your father and mother” is the first commandment that has a promise attached to it, namely, “so you will live well and have a long life.” – Ephesians 6:1-3 Parents are a gift God gives us. Today the children reflected on what it…