OVACC Youth Hike

OVACC Youth exist to help teenagers from Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church grow into mature christian contributing members of our church. Recently we went on a 25km hike through Barrington Tops. We started at stayed at Polblue and then on Saturday morning in 2 degrees drove in 4WDs to Junction pools where we started out…

Christianity Explored

We all get one life to live and deep down we’re all asking the same question – what’s it all about? Christianity Explored is a friendly casual time to get together and find out who Jesus is and what he means for us today.  You won’t be asked to answer questions out loud, but you…

Gender Confusion Talks

Gender confusion is a topic that is hugely relevant in our society today and as Christians we  want to strive for a biblical compassionate and loving response. In the last few decades in the western world there has been huge cultural change. Some of these changes relate to how we see our sexuality and gender….

Register for Superhero Mania NOW!

Registrations are now open for OVACC’s annual kid’s holiday club. From 9:30am – 12:30pm on Wednesday 10 – Friday 12 October, 2018, this year’s theme – Superhero Mania – promises to be great fun. Open to children from Kindergarten to Year 6,  you can register for Superhero Mania using this link or, if you prefer…

Resources from the Ethics Series

Below are a number of links that you can follow for further reading on the ethics topics in the headings: Same Sex Marriage: Sandy Grant from St Michaels Wollongong has an excellent lecture on the no case. http://wollongong.anglican.asn.au/sermons/public-marriage-lecture-2017/ Marriage alliance has some good resources and worth following http://www.marriagealliance.com.au John Anderson on ABC News.  

Survey: Ethics series topics

You might have heard from Simon that our next series will be a collection of reflections on modern ethical questions. We’d like to know what kind of things our congregations are interesting in addressing, so we’ve put together a short survey. Can you take three minutes and help us out? The survey is here.

Women’s Morning Tea

  Saturday the women of OVACC came together for morning tea. They heard from Yui on her journey from Thailand to Australia, and how she moved from Buddhism to trusting that Jesus was her Lord and Saviour. Of interest was her reflections on the difference between praying as a Buddhist, to praying to a personal…

Celebrating 25 Years of Ministry in Oxley Vale!

All past and current members and supporters of Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church are invited to join us in celebrating 25 years of Christian ministry in the Oxley Vale area at two special events – a celebration dinner on Saturday 16 July and a combined thanksgiving church service on Sunday 17 July. To mark the…

Canadian Thanksgiving

At OVACC we have a family on exchange from Canada. They were sad that they would miss thanksgiving in Canada, so as a church family we have joined them in a great day giving thanks to God for many things, including the family from all over the world united by Christ. OVACC is a church…

Ashley Madison Scandal

Tamworth has almost 1800 Ashley Madison accounts according to the Sydney Morning Herald, which the newspaper describes as being almost 5% of the postcode.  For some of the neighbouring towns the numbers and percentage are higher. OVACC is a safe place for hurting families and for couples wanting to reconcile their relationships.  We recognise that we are…

Youth Group Science Weeks

                                Over the last couple of weeks we have been thinking about Christianity and Science. We have been looking at the idea that Science and Christianity are not enemies but rather are intertwined through history and the desire to understand…