Family Nativity Photos

We’re putting a new spin on the family Christmas portrait. We’re giving children and families the chance to dress up as Mary, Joseph, shepherds, magi – even baby Jesus, to create a memory to treasure. We will provide the dress-up and props and take the photos. Hi-res electronic images will be emailed to families for […]

Christmas Services 2014

The best Christmas present is to know the presence of God. I invite you to take time out this Christmas and connect with the ancient story of a God who loves us more than we can imagine. – The Revd Bryce Amner. Our Christmas services this year will be: Christmas Eve (Wednesday 24 December) 9pm, […]

Ephesians Bible study

A letter written to a group of Jesus’ followers in Turkey almost 2000 years ago has plenty to teach us today. That’s why we’re studying Paul’s  Epistle (Letter) to the Ephesians. We’re running two groups, in Medowie and Mallabula, using the study guide “Ephesians: Living the Faith”. The study covers the following topics: 1: Who […]

Sermon: The Wedding Banquet

Sermon preached by the Revd Bryce Amner at on Sunday 12 April 2014 Readings: Exodus 32:1–14 and Matthew 22:1-14 Last week, a card arrived to invite Sally and me to the wedding of my youngest brother and his fiancé next July in England. So this sermon is advance notice that Sally and I will be […]

Seen our new banners?

We’re really excited to have our new banners up! You can see them on the corner of Medowie and Ferodale Roads, Medowie, beside the roundabout. The two smaller banners point the way to St Francis’ Medowie and St Saviour’s Williamtown, with service times. The larger banner features our slogan: Church, Beacuse Life. We chose this […]

Social Justice Study

What does it mean to follow Jesus in an unequal world? Over the next eight weeks, we’ll be using a study book called Just Faith to help us explore the connections between Christianity and the big issues of the world today. How do we love mercy and do justice and walk humbly with God? The […]

Rediness: Preparing for Pentecost

A spiritual exercise and worshipping adventure. Red means hot. Red means urgent. Red means Pentecost. 50 days after Jesus’ resurrection, his followers were hiding, wondering if they were going to be arrested too. Suddenly, God’s Spirit hit them with a bang. The wind howled, the house shook, and red tongues of fire landed their heads, […]

Sermon: Banksia Grove ANZAC Service

Sermon preached by the Revd Bryce Amner at Banksia Grove on Thursday 24 April 2014 (ANZAC Service) Reading: Matthew 28:1-10. Tomorrow we commemorate ANZAC day. 99 years ago tomorrow, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp went ashore at what’s now known as ANZAC Cove. Now, my brother is a military historian – he was […]

Easter Services and Activities

Celebrate the joy and mystery of Holy Week and Easter with your Christian community. What’s on: St Saviour’s Williamtown Good Friday: Prayer Service – 8am Easter Sunday: Holy Communion – 8am St Francis’ Medowie Maundy Thursday: Foot Washing and Communion – 9.30am Good Friday: Church Open for Prayer plus Exhibition of Season of Simplicity Photographs […]