NightChurch News, 7 September

THIS WEEK @ NIGHTCHURCH: We continue our sermon series on the parables of Jesus, with Nicholas Tuohy preaching on ‘The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25:31-46)’. Laura Baker is leading the service, Kate Steel and Mike Follent are organising the music team, Mel Hill will lead in prayer, Tim Mitchell and Lachlan Hogan are on audio/data, Janine Hindle will be providing supper, and Kristy Chapman is convening. Thanks everyone.

We will also be heading down to ROX Café for dinner after the service (245 High St, Kew). Everyone welcome – come along for good food and good times!

LEADERSHIP & MENTORING NIGHT WITH PETER CORNEY (OAM): Thursday 4 September, 7:30-9:30pm, Newnham Hall. Peter is an Australian Anglican Minister, actively involved as a preacher, lecturer, writer, and in training and mentoring young leaders and pastors. He acts as a leadership consultant to churches, schools and Christian organisations. He is also involved in supporting refugees in Australia. With over 45 years of leadership and ministry experience, Peter also set up St. Hilary’s Kew “The Institute for Contemporary Christian Leadership” working with both lay and ordained church leaders in congregational leadership. The work of leadership development has been a long held passion. He is the author of twelve books and numerous articles. For more information see www.petercorney.com. This is open to everyone at KBC, and especially those who want to invest in becoming better and more ably equipped leaders. Don’t miss it!

CHURCH/RES FOOTY: Saturday 20 September, 10am-2pm at Victoria Park (Abbotsford). There will be a round-robin competition between Church, Res and ex-Res for men (16 years and up) and a women’s game (16 years and up) held before the final. All are welcome to play, help out or simply enjoy the day. We especially need more players for the women’s game – please contact Mel Hill if you’re interested in playing!

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: Come along to The Ponds this Thursday night to hear two awesome speakers: Greg Modlin, owner of ethical café/fair trade store 2Pocket, will be speaking on ‘Trade no Aid’ and the social benefits of fair trade. Chris Mulherin is speaking on ‘How can a good God allow pain and suffering?’ Free coffee, tea, beer, wine and nibbles. Doors open at 7pm.

TUNES UNDER THE TREE: Saturday 13 September, 7.30pm at The House. Artists include Wilis and Kyle Barnard. Entry $5. Stay tuned for more details!

WIRE BIRD: Luke Sexton’s band Wire Bird have a single launch coming up on Thursday 18 September at The Workers Club, supported by Ben Abraham and WALKER. More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/743736922349424

TITHING: A reminder that you can give your weekly offering via direct debit to the church account.

PRAYER: There is prayer at the back of the church at 5pm every Sunday. We’d love you to join with us in this important ministry!

That’s all for this edition of NightChurch News – Steve Pattison.

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