About Lent – Sunday 26th February

By Sean MacEntee - Holy Cross at Sunrise

This is the first Sunday in Lent, a season which has a very long history in the Christian church.  Because Easter is the central event of the church year, the lead up to Easter is an important time of preparation.  Lent might at first have been for new Christians to reflect, pray and discipline themselves […]

Coming Events & Some News About Religious Freedom – Sunday 19th February

Looking forward to seeing you at Church and at some of our many activities which you will read about below. You may have heard last week that the Australian Law Reform Commission handed down a discussion paper recommending major extensions to anti-discrimination law, which would severely restrict the ability of Christian schools to operate according […]

Sunday 12th February

Seen on the side of a truck recently: “Small change, big difference”. This is the slogan used to advertise the FOGO recycling program. It’s a very appealing slogan, isn’t it?  We all want to be able to make a difference, and feel good about our moral performance – preferably without a huge effort! Do you […]

Vision Sunday – Sunday 5th February

This week is our Vision Sunday, when we launch the year’s ministries.  Our mid-week groups and outreach activities (such as ESL, Playgroup and choir to name a few) are re-commencing after their summer break.  At the 9.30 am service, we will be commissioning our ministry leaders and helpers for the year’s work.  Creche and Youth […]