Bulletin l 14 April 2019

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15 April, 2019

EASTER REFLECTION

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life! Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation. Romans 5:8-11

Jesus died on the cross for you. He wore a crown of thorns and was nailed to a tree because He loves you...and He wants to have a personal relationship with you today.

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NEWS

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

School holidays are from the 13th-28th of April. Church services will be running as usual. There won’t be any Sunday School during the holidays. Please note, the church office may be closed from 19-26 April. For any pastoral needs please contact Andrew Kelly or Sharon (0412 213 302)

EASTER SERVICES

Join us over the Easter weekend as we reflect on the death and glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. 

Good Friday Service 

April 19th, 9:30am

Resurrection Sunday Service April 21st, 9am and 10:30am 

(No Sunday School)

HANDS & FEET

Food distribution

Every Wednesday at 9am in the church cafe.

Open to everyone

Contact Shayne Higgins 0414 691 960 for more information

HOW TO USE CHURCH APP

Attached to this weeks bulletin is a 'How To' for the church app. It will get you started in setting up the app so you can stay up to date on the latest sermons, news, and upcoming events. Click on the pdf link (down the bottom if you are using the app already), or underneath the 'Bulletin' picture at the top of the page if you are on the web)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

ADELAIDE MEN'S CONVENTION

Adelaide Men’s Convention (AMC) is on Saturday, 11th of May from 9:30am to 4:00pm, at Concordia College, Highgate.

Adelaide Men’s Convention is an annual day of blessing, encouragement and Scripture-based teaching, which will be led by Greg Lee. The desire is to help men grow strong in the Lord Jesus, to see men giving God-honouring leadership in marriage, family, church, work and community, to encourage men’s ministry in the local church and to see men winning men for Christ. 

Registrations are now open at adelaidemensconvention.org Early bird prices close 16th April

GRACE CONFERENCE

​Grace Conference is an annual day conference for women from 13 years old, held on Saturday, 25th May from 8:30am to 3:15pm at Concordia College, Highgate.

Each session includes worship through music, followed by a teaching session by Suzie Smith and Wendy Lin. Morning tea and lunch are fully catered (including dietary options as registered) and are a great opportunity to mingle, discuss and debrief. Grace Conference also hosts over 20 workshops, led by women invited to share on a variety of topics. This year there is also seperate Grace Girls sessions (ages 13-18) with their own speaker, Kate Stace, and workshops catered to them.

Registrations are open at graceconference.org.au Early bird prices close 5th May

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OFFERING

To put money electronically in the offering:

Acc. Name: Craigmore Christian Church

BSB: 065 137

Acc: 009 008 62

Description: Offering (Include name of person/ministry if designated gift)

LAST TWO WEEKS:

31 MARCH: $1,832.15 Des: $20

7 APRIL: $3,434 Des: $20

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BE PRAYING FOR...

SARAH & SOLOMON GEORGE

Congratulations to Sarah and Solly as they got married on April 13th. Be praying for them as they enter this new stage of life together and figure out life as a married couple with God as their foundation. Also, be praying for safety while they are away on their honeymoon.

ANNETTE BOWERS

Be in prayer for Annette Bowers as she recovers from surgery to remove a cyst from her brain on Wednesday. Pray there be no complications hindering her recovery, that God as the Great Healer would restore her to good health. Pray for Matt and the family as they care for Annette over the coming weeks, and that they may know God’s peace and comfort through this time.

ALAN BRYANT

Continue to pray for Alan Bryant, as he mourns the passing of Joan to her eternal resting place with God. Pray he will know the comfort of God through this time and the assurance of His love and presence whilst he grieves.

BAPTISM CANDIDATES

Remember those who have been recently baptised, Mathilda Britz, Abbey Townsend, Josh Clarke, Jake Townsend, Louise Carbone, Natalia Bates and Makayla Bates. 

Pray they will trust in God anew, that they will lean on Him at times of uncertainty and for guidance. That they will stand strong in the armour of God against any attacks the evil one would place about them.

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PRAYER REQUESTS

For prayer requests, please contact Annette Porrovecchio.

Ph: 0413 216 722

E: amporrovecchio@gmail.com

Requests will be forwarded to the prayer chain team members to pray over. If you want your prayer request to remain confidential please let Annette know that it is for the prayer chain team only.

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BULLETIN CONTACT DETAILS

Church Office l office@craigmorechurch.org

Items for inclusion in the next Bulletin are required by 22 April.

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PASTOR & ELDER CONTACT DETAILS

Jeff Spencer | Senior Pastor | On leave | 0417 088 615

Andrew Kelly | YA Pastor | 0430 147 927

Phil Emery | Pastor | On leave | 0433 120 115

Graeme Holmes | Elder | 0437 755 007

Ian Rowbottom | Elder | On Sabbatical

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Bulletin l 4th August

PETERSENS - 25 YEARS

Today we welcome Gavin and Janet Petersen to share with us about their mission work in Portugal and Brazil.

We will also celebrate after the service their 25th “anniversary”, as 25 years ago on the 4th of August 1994 they flew out to Brazil to begin their work in the mission field.

CAR FUND UPDATE

Praise the Lord for the gifts received so far for the Petersen car fund. There is a progress update on the noticeboard and details of how to contribute (in case you missed the first notice).

Email Stephen Griffith with any questions (stephendg@hotmail.com)

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OVERCOMER

The most anticipated faith film of 2019, created by the Kendrick brothers (Fireproof, Courageous, War Room).

Overcomer has a valuable message for the Church based on the book of Ephesians, its theme is ‘Identity in Christ’. It asks the question:

What do you allow to define you?

In selected cinemas from August 22nd

Screening information: overcomermovie.com.au

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OFFERING

TO GIVE

Acc. Name: Craigmore Christian Church

BSB: 065 137

Acc: 009 008 62

Description: Offering (Include name of person/ministry if designated gift)

OR

Bring in cash to Sunday services and place in offering bag

PAST OFFERINGS

21st July

General offering: $2,791.30

Designated: $300.50

28th July

General offering: $3127.75

Designated: $50

BUDGETING

Budgeted average weekly offering: $3,100

Actual average weekly offering: $2,822

Budgeted year to date $89,900

Actual year to date $81,842

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BULLETIN INCLUSION

If you would like to submit an article to be included in the next Bulletin, please contact the church office or Ash Barnes.

office@craigmorechurch.org

ashleigh@craigmorechurch.org

Items for inclusion in the next Bulletin are required by July 16th

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PRAYER REQUESTS

For prayer requests, please contact Annette Porrovecchio.

Ph: 0413 216 722

E: amporrovecchio@gmail.com

Requests will be forwarded to the prayer chain team members to pray over. If you want your prayer request to remain confidential please let Annette know that it is for the prayer chain team only.

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PASTORS & ELDERS

Jeff Spencer | Senior Pastor | 0417 088 615

Andrew Kelly | YA Pastor | 0430 147 927

Phil Emery | Pastor | 0433 120 115

Graeme Holmes | Elder | 0437 755 007

Ian Rowbottom | Elder | On Sabbatical

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Bulletin l 21st July

PREACHER'S PEN

with Jeff Spencer

But when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of Me. And you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the beginning. [John 15:26-27]

What does the Holy Spirit testify about Chirst?

1)He is bound to be faithful to the purpose of the one who has sent him.

2)He is the Spirit of truth. No matter if it is uncomfortable or unpopular he cannot compromise or withhold the truth.

3)He comes fresh from the presence of a passionately burdened Father - who He knows intimately - desperate to redeem His creation)

How do you think the Holy Spirit could use the gifts he has given you to help fulfil the mission he is sent on? When do find it hardest to maintain the truth in a hostile world?

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SATURDAY PRAYER

AUGUST 3RD // 9:00-10:30AM

We will be meeting in the church to pray for our:

- Church

- Church ministries

- Leadership

- School

- Positive impact on this community

Your prayer and our prayers together are absolutely vital to the life and ministry of our Church!

(There will be a time of coffee and fellowship after the prayer time)

PETERSEN'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY LUNCH

AUGUST 4TH // 12PM

Gavin and Janet will be at CCC services on August 4 & 11. Gavin will be speaking on the 4th August and we will be having a fellowship lunch together. This happens to be a special day for them as they flew out to Brazil on 4th August, 1994. Please plan to join us in celebrating their 25th “Anniversary” with them!

CAR FUND UPDATE

Praise the Lord for the gifts received so far for the Petersen car fund. There is a progress update on the noticeboard … and details of how to contribute (in case you missed the first notice). Email Stephen with any questions (stephendg@hotmail.com)

WOMEN'S MINISTRY EVENT

1ST AUGUST // 7:30PM // CHURCH CAFE

We have a guest speaker from Rahab Ministries to share about the work they do reaching out to girls caught in the sex trade in Adelaide. We will be collecting small items ($2-$3) for Rahab Ministries to take as a way to show the girls that they care e.g. hand cream, nail polish, candles, make up etc.

Any questions please contact Fiona Emery 0433 059 222 or Kymberley Brooks 0406 947 226

WATCH THIS SPACE...

Upcoming Women’s Fellowships will include a Filipino Cookery Night, Ladies Overnight Retreat and a Movie Night. More details coming...

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BOOK DONATIONS

The creche is looking for donations of Bible Story books for toddlers. If anyone has any Bile story books they are willing to donate, please bring them into the church.

There will be a box at the welcome desk to collect them.

Thank you!

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OFFERING

TO GIVE

Acc. Name: Craigmore Christian Church

BSB: 065 137

Acc: 009 008 62

Description: Offering (Include name of person/ministry if designated gift)

OR

Bring in cash to Sunday services and place in offering bag

PAST OFFERINGS

7th July

General offering: $3,351.40

Designated: $400

14th July

General offering: $3,109.20

Designated: $100

BUDGETING

Budgeted average weekly offering: $3,100

Actual average weekly offering: $2,822

Budgeted year to date $89,900

Actual year to date $81,842

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BULLETIN INCLUSION

If you would like to submit an article to be included in the next Bulletin, please contact the church office or Ash Barnes.

office@craigmorechurch.org

ashleigh@craigmorechurch.org

Items for inclusion in the next Bulletin are required by July 16th

__________

PRAYER REQUESTS

For prayer requests, please contact Annette Porrovecchio.

Ph: 0413 216 722

E: amporrovecchio@gmail.com

Requests will be forwarded to the prayer chain team members to pray over. If you want your prayer request to remain confidential please let Annette know that it is for the prayer chain team only.

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PASTORS & ELDERS

Jeff Spencer | Senior Pastor | 0417 088 615

Andrew Kelly | YA Pastor | 0430 147 927

Phil Emery | Pastor | 0433 120 115

Graeme Holmes | Elder | 0437 755 007

Ian Rowbottom | Elder | On Sabbatical

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Bulletin l 7th July

PREACHER'S PEN

with Andrew Kelly

Fellowship is essential for growth to maturity.

Ephesians 4:15-16

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

Spiritual growth does not happen in isolation.

Jesus’ plan for our individual growth is that we would minister to One another and see His whole body built up in love through serving one another.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

FELLOWSHIP LUNCH

14 JULY // 12PM

Pumpkin Soup

Potato and Leek Soup

Chicken & Sweet Corn Soup

If you have any dietary requirements please contact Erin Bigwood on 0430 382 094

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

6th July - 21st July

During the school holidays there will be no Sunday School as our teachers need a well-deserved break and time to refresh before Term 3. There will be activity sheets available by the auditorium entrance for kids to do.

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GAVIN & JANET PETERSEN

IN SA

Gavin and Janet will be at CCC services on August 4 & 11. Gavin will be speaking on the 4th August at both services and we will be having a fellowship lunch together. This happens to be a special day for them as they flew out to Brazil on 4th August, 1994. Please plan to join us in celebrating their 25th “Anniversary” with them!

CAR FUND UPDATE

Praise the Lord for the gifts received so far for the Petersen car fund. There is a progress update on the noticeboard … and details of how to contribute (in case you missed the first notice). Email Stephen with any questions (stephendg@hotmail.com)

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BOOK DONATIONS

The creche is looking for donations of Bible Story books for toddlers. If anyone has any Bile story books they are willing to donate, please bring them into the church.

There will be a box at the welcome desk to collect them.

Thank you!

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STAY LOGGED IN & UPDATED ON THE CHURCH APP

see attached PDF file.

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STAFF ON LEAVE

Graeme has returned from his time away and Jeff & Marg will return this coming Tuesday (9th July) and are available if you need to get into contact with them.

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OFFERING

TO GIVE

Acc. Name: Craigmore Christian Church

BSB: 065 137

Acc: 009 008 62

Description: Offering (Include name of person/ministry if designated gift)

OR

Bring in cash to Sunday services and place in offering bag

PAST OFFERINGS

23rd June

General offering: $2,536.90

Designated: $259.50

30th June

General offering: $1,842.10

BUDGETING

Budgeted average weekly offering: $3,100

Actual average weekly offering: $2,792

Budgeted year to date $80,600

Actual year to date $75,381

$5219 behind budge

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BULLETIN INCLUSION

If you would like to submit an article to be included in the next Bulletin, please contact the church office or Ash Barnes.

office@craigmorechurch.org

ashleigh@craigmorechurch.org

Items for inclusion in the next Bulletin are required by July 16th

__________

PRAYER REQUESTS

For prayer requests, please contact Annette Porrovecchio.

Ph: 0413 216 722

E: amporrovecchio@gmail.com

Requests will be forwarded to the prayer chain team members to pray over. If you want your prayer request to remain confidential please let Annette know that it is for the prayer chain team only.

__________

PASTORS & ELDERS

Jeff Spencer | Senior Pastor | 0417 088 615

Andrew Kelly | YA Pastor | 0430 147 927

Phil Emery | Pastor | 0433 120 115

Graeme Holmes | Elder | 0437 755 007

Ian Rowbottom | Elder | On Sabbatical

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