Parents’ Blog

Parents’ Blog

Homework

The kids had a wonderful time interacting with Tim during his talk on Sunday, and preparing the fish for the congregation. During his talk, Tim suggested some homework for us all, which would be a particularly good activity for parents to do with younger kids and/or encourage older kids to do on their own: Read the last chapter of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark & Luke, the last two chapters of John, and 1 Corinthians 15. Put together a list…

Youth Unite – May 11

G’day Parents, Three times a year we meet up with other youth groups in the Northern Suburbs for an all-in event called Youth Unite. They are a great  example of people from all different backgrounds getting together because of Jesus. Here’s the details. Date: Friday 11th May Start time: 7pm drop off at St. John’s (we’re hosting) End time: 9:30pm pick up Food: Supper provided Cost: $5 Grade 6s welcome. It should be a great night, we hope as many St.…

Interactive Services this Sunday!

Dear Parents of St John’s Kids, We hope the change of pace, during the school holidays, has been enjoyable for you all. This week, at both the 9:30am and Sunday@6 services, Tim has planned an interactive talk and activity. So, we would love to encourage as many kids as possible to be present. If you would like to pre-read the story with your kids, head to John 21:1-14. Kylie.

Sunday@6 Dinner Dates – Term 2

G’day parents, At Sunday@6 we love to gather for dinner before the service (5pm) for some quality food and socialising. Everyone is welcome to join us. Here are the dates for term 2: April 22nd May 6th and 20th June 3rd and 17th Kirk

Easter Services

G’day Parents, Please click here for details of our Easter Services this coming weekend. Although there will not be separate teaching time for children, the Good Friday and Easter Sunday services have been planned with children in mind. There will be no 5pm dinners during the school holidays including Easter Sunday. Kirk

Trivia Night before Sunday@6 – March 25th

G’day Parents, It’s time for our annual Sunday@6 Trivia Night. It’s short but sweet, fun and informative. Everyone is welcome. You don’t need to organise a team, just turn up. 5pm on March 25th in the St John’s hall. Service follows at 6pm. Click here to see the Facebook event. Kirk

Camp Crave Update – It’s this week!

G’day Parents, Just a reminder that you can still register for Camp Crave up until Wed night this week. Friends get 20% off. If you have any questions about camp or need some financial assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact me via kirk@stjohnsdc.org.au or 9438 1264 (Mon and Wed). For those who have registered, expect an email on Wednesday or Thursday with a list of things to pack and all the details you’ll need to be part of camp. Also, our…

Youth Life Groups have started

G’day Parents, Our Youth Life Groups have either started this week or will start next week. As is expected, it’s been a bit of a juggling act with time slots and leaders but we think we’ve got three pretty great groups starting out this year. There is still plenty of time to join a group so I thought I’d post the basics here for you to see. There are two groups meeting on Tuesday nights (at separate locations), one boys…

Intergenerational Church: What is it and how do we do it?

G’day Parents, Our current preaching series is looking at the key points in our Vision 2022 document. The first point is that we’ll be an Intergenerational Community. If you missed my talk on it I recommend catching up and listening to it online as it’s directly related to our church’s ministry with kids and their families. Expect to hear more about this topic as the year goes on. Also, Camp Crave is now 10 days away. You can book your…

Friend discount for Camp Crave

  G’day parents, Just wanted to announce that from today onward we are offering 20% off the price of Camp Crave for anyone who is from outside St John’s. I’ve been encouraging youth to invite these types of people (as well as those who already are part of our church): A friend who’s not a Christian but has expressed interest in talking about Christianity. A friend from another church that has no youth camp of their own. A friend from…

Camp Crave Early bird rate reopened for the weekend

G’day parents, If you missed the initial early bird rate for Camp Crave 2018, you have a second chance. It will close again on Monday 19th at midnight so get in quickly! Camp Crave is shaping up nicely, a high chance it will be fantastic 😉 Click here to learn more and book your ticket. Don’t forget Youth Unite next week. Have a great weekend. Kirk   Subscribe to get Parents’ Blog updates Email Address

You can now RSVP for the February Youth Unite

Plus, grade 6s are welcome at this event! Three times a year we meet up with other youth groups in the Northern Suburbs for an all-in event called Youth Unite. They are a great  example of people from all different backgrounds getting together because of Jesus. Here’s the details. Date: Friday 23rd February Start time: 6:30 drop off at St. John’s (61 Main St. Diamond Creek, we’ll car pool from there.) End time: 10pm pick up (we may organise to drop…