6th February 2022 – Vision Sunday

I hope that your heart is strengthened by God’s grace (Hebrews 13:9) today as are reminded of the gospel of God’s grace to us in Christ. Our bell ringers ring every Sunday to summon us to church, prior to the morning service.  Today there is a special ring to mark an astonishing occasion.  Today (Sunday […]

30th January 2022

We gather in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, the one to whom “every knee will bow” (Philippians 2:10). I hope we experience a real joy in bowing our knees before him together today, because he is worthy of our praise. First, to the big news (for our church community at least!). I have […]

23rd January 2022

During January, our sermons have been on the theme of “Trusting Jesus”. Today is the last week in this series, “Trusting Jesus with our mind”, and please visit stjudesrandwick.org.au/youtube to catch up on sermons from past weeks. Also, today we are delighted to welcome our two new staff members, Rev. Emma Little (Women’s and Pastoral […]

16th January 2022

Gathering for church is an opportunity for us to “stop and consider God’s wonders” (Job 37:14). The two instructions, to stop, and to consider, are both essential. We cannot consider God’s wonders if we do not stop. And, while everyone seems to agree that stopping is a healthy thing to do in our frantically busy […]

9th January 2022

With Christmas over, we are in the season of Epiphany.  “Epiphany” comes from a Greek word meaning “appearance” or “manifestation”.  The central idea is that God, through Jesus, has truly appeared, has manifested himself.  He has shown himself to be real (not just an idea), knowable (not a mystery) and relatable (not aloof). We speak […]

Christmas weekend at St Jude’s

A blessed Christmas to everyone. We are hoping to see you at church this weekend. Here are our in-person Christmas Services: Family Christmas Celebration Christmas Eve 6.00 pm Communion Services Christmas Eve 11.00 pm Christmas Day 8.00 am and 9.30 am Boxing Day 9.00 am I pray that the services make you feel the “thrill […]

19 December 2021

You do a great thing every time you attend church. In so doing, you acknowledge that our Maker and Redeemer is worthy of our praise and glory.  I hope you have a strong sense each time you join us of God speaking to you through his word, the Bible, and that he hears the prayers […]

12 December 2021

The big news I’d like to share with you today is that we have a new staff member joining the ministry team next year.  Rev. Emma Little will be taking up the role of Women’s and Pastoral Care Minister.  Emma has been involved in Christian ministry for many years, and most recently worked in a […]

5 December 2021

The lead up to Christmas is now on in earnest. Our Christmas Pageant will be held this afternoon at 4 pm, with kids from Sunday School and Kids’ Club acting out the Christmas story for us. Carols at St Jude’s (outdoors) is on next Sunday at 4 pm.  Please plan to come, invite a friend […]

21st November 2021

This is Advent Sunday (four Sundays before Christmas). Advent is the season in which we re-live the anticipation of God’s ancient people as they awaited the coming of the Messiah, the promised King who would redeem Israel and the whole world. Our Advent sermons this year will be on Luke chapter 1, which recounts the […]