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Weekly News - Friday 29th May 2020



Hello and welcome to our weekly news


Reopening of Sunday Gatherings

The Deacons are planning on meeting this week to discuss reopening of Sunday Gatherings. Likely to be possible in some form from mid June.


Upcoming Sermons

31st May - Ephesians series - 'Life together in Christ'


Sunday Afternoon Bible Study

Time: May 31st, 2020 02:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney        

Every week on Sun, until Jun 21, 2020, 6 occurrence(s)

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86916630064

Meeting ID: 869 1663 0064

Find your local number:

https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keqh2COOWR


Can we pray with you?

Join us online through Zoom on Monday nights 7pm for a time of prayer. Email the church office (eastwoodbaptist@optusnet.com.au), or the church secretary Danny V for zoom meeting details. Meeting details can also be found in the member’s section of this website.


The Spiritual Care Webinar Series

Baptist Association of NSW & ACT together with BaptistCare NSW & ACT are pleased launch the dates of the final two webinars of the Spiritual Care Series.

  • The power of storytelling: Tuesday 9th June

  • Self-care: Wednesday 24th June

These free webinars will give you an overview of topics people are likely to encounter as they support and care for people during Covid-19, at times of crisis, or in day-to-day life.  They are for pastors, lay leaders and anyone in a caring role who wants to be further equipped!


More Information

Webinar 3: The Power of Storytelling Tuesday 9 June 2020; 7:30-8:30pm

Ken & Judy are experienced and highly respected ministry leaders with backgrounds in psychology and counselling. Together they will be talking about and sharing their experiences in The Power of Stories in the process of healing and recovery. We all have a story which is part of a bigger story, God’s story. Some people feel small and insignificant, thinking that their story is not important. Others, get blinded by self-importance, and fail to listen to the importance of our interrelating stories. A key to quality pastoral care or indeed, deep fellowship and friendship is that we listen well. This session will give you tips on: listening well, helping other make sense of their world as they share their story and helping people gain meaning and purpose in the midst of their struggles. To register please click the button below. Once you have registered the Webinar details and access link will then be sent to you by Zoom.  Register here for Webinar 3 (09/06)


Webinar 4: Self-care Wednesday 24 June 2020; 7:30-8:30pm

Join Vivian Grice and Kathryn Girvan as they unpack the topic Self-care. “Self-care” is an increasingly familiar and commonly used phrase, especially for those involved in any people-helping roles. The concept and practice can be viewed with caution by Christians. It may be interpreted as being selfish or self-centred. However, as this session will reveal, there are sound biblical bases for self-care so that we can serve others effectively as Jesus calls us to do. This webinar will give an overview of the what, the why and the how of vital self-care practices that enable us to care well for others. To register please click the button below. Once you have registered the Webinar details and access link will then be sent to you by Zoom.  Register here for Webinar 4 (24/06)



Global InterAction-Click here

New Resonate Talk episodes or podcast, Missioning is available online now!

Both of these digital resources explore key themes from May Mission Month and will definitely get you thinking! Resonate Talk >>These Resonate Talk episodes are bite-sized explorations from different people in response to the same prompt...'Faith not Religion: What does that mean to you?

'Missioning >>We have launched a podcast called Missioning and our first ever podcast series is available now! It's packed with stories from people in varied global and local mission contexts. 

Missioning Series One

Ep 1:Faith not Religion is Central

Ep 2:In Step with Jesus

Ep 3:In Step with Others

Ep 4:In Step with God’s Mission









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NSW, Australia

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