Posts from February 2020

Posts from February 2020

Lent: A Time to Prepare Our Hearts

Lent is the six–week period leading up to Easter. It starts on Ash Wednesday (26th February this year) which is always 46 days before Easter Sunday. This allows for 40 days of fasting and 6 Sundays. Since every Sunday is a celebration that Jesus is risen from the dead, Sundays are always feast days for Christians!  Lent is one of the most important times of the year for many Christians around the world. It is seen as a time of reflection and preparation for the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus at…

Dinner this week + Camp Crave ‘FriendCode’

Hey Parents, This week we will be having dinner before our Sunday at 6 service. As usual, dinner will be included as part of our Younger Youth Life Group. Dinner is at 5pm in the St John’s foyer, we recommend bringing a $5 donation to help us cover costs. All are welcome! Click here for future dinner dates.  Camp Crave is in just 2 weeks time! This is your last week to register. Don’t forget to invite your mates and give them the discount code ‘FriendCode’ to save…

Youth Unite + Youth Life Groups – this week!!

Hey Parents, Youth Unite Summer is this Friday! This is a chance for our youth to join youth from churches in our area for a time of worship, games, hanging out and learning more about God. Details: Friday 21st February Years 7-12 Meet at St Johns 6.30 pm (we’ll then car-pool Mill Park Baptist Church) Pick up St Johns 10 pm $5 entry Please RSVP here. Camp Crave is in just 3 weeks!! Don’t forget to invite your mates and give them the discount code…

Youth Life Groups + Camp Crave FriendCode!

Hey Parents, Thank you for all letting me know your youth’s your availability for Youth Life Groups this year, they are now locked in! Here is all the details you need to know for Youth Life Groups in 2020: If you were part of the ‘Older Group’ last year you will now be meeting Thursday evenings 6.15 pm (for a 6.30 pm start) – 8.30 pm, starting Thursday 20th February. Isobel and Adrian will be your leaders!  A text will…

Join a Local Mission Team

If you were a bird, looking down on Nillumbik Shire, how would you picture our church?  Do you automatically think of a red brick building? When I think of our church, I think of you.  I think of the places you are during the week, not in a weird stalker way 😉  but in a way which represents that we are God’s people on mission 24/7 and only a few hours of that a week are spent together in a…

Youth Unite Summer – Our first Youth event of the year!

Hey Parents, Youth Unite Summer is coming up in just two weeks! This is a chance for our youth to join youth from churches in our area for a time of worship, games, hanging out and learning more about God. Details: Friday 21st February Years 7-12 Meet at St Johns 6.30 pm (we’ll then car-pool Mill Park Baptist Church) Pick up St Johns 10 pm $5 entry Please RSVP here. Thanks heaps, Andi

Camp Crave – Early Bird re-opened! + Youth Life Groups 2020

Hi Parents, We have re-opened the Early Bird Price for Camp Crave 2020! Register before Midnight tonight to save $20 off Camp. Camp Crave is for students in years 7-12 (or equivalent) over the Labour Day long weekend, March 6-8. Join us for a great few days of outdoor activities, teaching and relationship building. Click here to register and find everything you need to know. Youth Life Groups 2020 Please don’t forget to Fill in this form to let us know when your…