As a whole church we had a great time hearing from Rod Chiswell on Johns Gospel, spending time as a Church family and enjoying Green Valley Farm.
Come and join us for Good Friday or Easter Sunday in a friendly and casual church. We would love for you to visit and celebrate easter with us this year.
Our 10:00am service is currently meeting at Hallsville Uniting Church Hall. You are most welcome, we are covid safe and masks can be provided if you need one. https://business.facebook.com/106164567713234/videos/235201338547096/
Nextgen is a youth leaders training conference that is usually held in Katoomba in January. This year we had Nextgen Hubs in Tamworth. Our youth leaders attended and Simon and Erin led strand 3. To catch a video of Georgia and Ania click here
In March we went to Green Valley Farm for our church camp. Tom opened the bible and talked about Old Testament Ethics, we spent time praying together and enjoying each others company. A great weekend.
OVACC Youth meet on Sunday evenings during term time from 4:30-6:30pm. The purpose of OVACC Youth is to ‘equip Christian teenagers to be mature contributing members of Christ’s Church for their whole lives’. Most Sundays they get together and play some games, read the bible together, and encourage each other anyone from year 6-12 is…
The women of the 8am and 10am service had a wonderful day together encouraging each other while making craft, completing puzzles and enjoying good coffee and cake. Carolyn Duncan and Jo Russell shared about their faith while Hannah interviewed her Grandmother, Helen, on her life as a Christian. On the whole a really enjoyable day.
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…
FOLLOW THIS LINK to register your kids (Years K-6) for our CIRCUS Holiday Club, running 9-11 October in the second week of the next school holidays. It’s bound to be heaps of fun, with jugglers, lion tamers, trapeze artists, and more!
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 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….
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…
Thanks to everyone who joined us for Space Academy holiday kid’s club – it was great fun! Click to view the Space Academy Highlights video
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.
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.
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OVACC Youth spent some of their school holidays wrapping up gifts for families in need. Here’s an article that the local newspaper wrote WHILE most kids are spending their school holidays at the shops, movies or in the sunshine, a group of locals are doing their bit for the less fortunate. Members of the Oxley…
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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…