THIS WEEK @ NIGHTCHURCH: We conclude our series ‘Church. What’s the Point?’, looking at the question: ‘What’s the Point for Me?’ Graeme Younger is leading the service, Luke Evans is organising the music team, Zach Moore and James Crawford are on audio/data, Jane Horton will lead in prayer, Alice Foote will be providing supper, and Janine Hindle is convening. Thanks everyone.
SAMMY’S SUNDAY BREKKY: Sunday 12 April, 8:30am in the hall. Our resident House chef, Sam Taylor, is cooking up a magnificent breakfast in the hall this Sunday morning – for only $5 per person! Dishes will include ricotta hotcakes, eggs your way, and other culinary delights. Not to be missed! To assist with catering orders, please RSVP via Facebook by Wednesday 8 April: www.facebook.com/events/1609308599299875
EQUIP – DISCIPLESHIP, MENTORING & LEADERSHIP: Thursday 16 April, 7:30pm in the church hall. This is the first in a series of leadership training nights, with the aim of encouraging and equipping people in the church to be better leaders and followers of Christ by being mentored and taught by mature and wise Christian leaders. Some of the areas to be explored are: Christ-likeness in life and leadership; refining both internal character and external actions; leading teams and running effective meetings; how to recruit and motivate volunteers. Guest speaker: Peter Corney (www.petercorney.com). RSVP by Mon 13 April. www.facebook.com/events/1567159000206736
LOVE ABBOTSFORD: Sunday 19 April, 12:30-4:30pm at the Housing Estates at 229 Hoddle St. Everyone is welcome! Sports, BBQ, music, face painting… anything else you want to include. It will be a chance to continue to build relationships with the people there. Please contact Mary-Anne Philip for more information.
HOSPITALITY SUNDAY: Sign up to join in/host a meal with others from Kew Baptist on Sunday 26 April. For more information, please contact Deirdre Willis.
CONTEXT CONFERENCE: Be equipped to understand the Christian worldview, and to interact with the other worldviews that shape our culture. Context is a day-long conference for tertiary students to assist them in the integration of their Christian faith, their studies and their future vocations. Speakers include: Mark Sayers, Peter Corney, Erica Hamence, Chris Mulherin, Kara Martin. Saturday 2 May, 9am-6pm at Queens College (University of Melbourne, Parkville). Cost $30 (includes lunch). www.facebook.com/contextconf
PRAYER BREAKFASTS: We run a weekly Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday mornings, 7-8am in The Lounge (upstairs in the hall). Put it in your schedule and start the day with worship, prayer, food and friends at KBC. Remember you can also join our 5pm prayer gathering before the service in the church building.
RESOURCE LIBRARY: We are building up a rich collection of resources, with approximately 100 books and 30 DVDs currently available to borrow from the church. There are materials for small groups as well as for individual study, with a range of study guides, commentaries, apologetics, and other resources available. You can view the catalogue on our website: http://tinyurl.com/pxsbcdt. Or simply drop in and have a browse! We have a collection in the Ministry Centre (16 Highbury Grv), as well as some other resources in the church building. Some are for borrowing, others are free to take home!
TITHING: A reminder that you can give your weekly offering via direct debit to the church account.
That’s all for this edition of NightChurch News – Steve Pattison.