NightChurch News 7 October

THIS SUNDAY: Dan Follent is leading the service as we have a night of ‘Worship Celebration and Reflection’. Corey Leslie is organising the music team, Kyle Horton will lead in prayer, Tom Holley and Phil Prior are on audio/data, residents of The House are providing supper and Laura Holley is convening. Thanks everyone.

SPORTS CHAPLAINS NIGHT: Happening this Saturday night, 6.30pm in the church hall. Leading sports chaplains will be giving their insights into working with elite sportsmen and women. Featuring speakers from the AFL, Cricket Victoria and more! Dinner will be served and sports memorabilia auctioned. Funds raised will go toward the ministry of Leena Lavanya and ServeTrust. Tickets $25, available from www.trybooking.com/BWDP.

NIGHTCHURCH CAMP is on November 2-4 at the Lansdown’s property. More details (including cost and registration) will be announced on Sunday night, stay tuned!

WORSHIP TEAM: Passionate about worshipping God? Interested in joining the music team? Whether your musical ability is great or small, we would love to have you involved! Speak to Corey Leslie for more information.

TERM 4 ROSTER: The term 4 worship roster is now available on our website: www.kewbaptist.org.au/worship-roster. Please search carefully through the document to find your name wherever it appears and put the dates in your diary. If you are unable to fulfil one of your roles, please arrange a swap with someone else on the roster, and then advise the church office.

SMALL GROUPS: Last Sunday we were again reminded of the importance and value of being part of a small group. If you are interested in joining a small group, please contact the church office: info@kewbaptist.net.au.

EXPLORING BAPTISM AND CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Sundays @ 4.30-6pm, October 14, 21, 28. Have you ever wondered what baptism and church membership are all about? We would love to have you come along to find out a bit more. You don’t have to get baptised at the end of the course, and you can ask any questions you want! Our Senior Pastor, Nicholas Tuohy will lead the course. Please contact the church office if you want to register or find out more: info@kewbaptist.net.au.

KEWMUNITY OF WOMEN: Weekly girls’ gathering, alternating Mon/Wed nights – an open space for the women of Kew to share what God is doing in their lives and also have a place away from Sunday nights to build relationships with one another. All women welcome! Join the Facebook group ‘Kewmunity of Women’ or contact Laura Baker for more details. 

LOST PROPERTY: There is a growing collection of lost property in the church office, most of which has been sitting there for a few months. If you are missing any of the following, please come and collect it from the office:

  • Black hoodie jacket
  • Purple scarf
  • Black fingerless gloves
  • Black t-shirt: ‘Know Him, 1 Cor 2:2’
  • ‘Jeep’ cap
  • Lion-print towel
  • 2 x plastic containers
  • Sunglasses
  • Reading glasses
  • Prada glasses case
  • 2 x lip balm
  • Exercise book (sermon notes)

GUILTY PLEASURE is a charity focused on educating people about the harmful effects of pornography and connecting those who are addicted to it with professional help. Two events are coming up this Saturday:

  • Men’s Breakfast (8am) – Let’s talk turkey about porn with Dr Allan Meyer, author of ‘Good Man to Valiant Man’ and ex Porn Producer Donny Pauling. Hear personal testimonies about how men have overcome their struggles with lust. Cost $30 including breakfast.  Register online: http://tinyurl.com/cmu39zr.
  • Meet an Ex Porn Producer (7.30pm) – How did a Pastor’s Son become a Porn Producer? Donny Pauling will share his story along with Dr Allan Meyer who will be talking about sexuality. Followed by live Q&A session where the audience can ask questions anonymously via SMS. Free event, open to both men and women. Register online: http://tinyurl.com/cd6xvsv.

25 WORDS: For the month of October, Bible Society is running the Live Light in 25 Words campaign, aimed at encouraging and inspiring individuals to establish a daily habit of reading their Bibles (at least 25 words every day). You can download a 31 Day Reading Guide from the website or register to receive daily bible verses via email: http://25words.biblesociety.org.au/me.

DAYLIGHT SAVING Starts this Sunday 7 October. Clocks should be put forward one hour before going to bed on Saturday night to avoid any confusion on Sunday morning!

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Live-Radio at www.live-radio.net/info.shtml lists thousands of radio stations in various genres and from all over the world that you can listen to online. They also have a home page for use with mobile devices.

ITEMS FOR NIGHTCHURCH NEWS: Steve Pattison.