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…

Moore College Mission

Moore College are visiting from the 22nd March to the 29th March. If you would like to see the timetable please click here.  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1USnvVC7h62epGiwl1-DtgrEZ7_D7PygbxOsX87DPdUc/edit?usp=sharing

Parish Dinner

On Saturday the 28th February join us for our Parish Dinner. Hear from +Rick Lewers on Evangelism, pray together and encourage one another. Please RSVP to Simon or Yvonne or via email on the contact page.

Working with Children Check for OVACC Staff and Volunteers

STEPS FOR APPLICANTS FOR THE WWCC The applicant should fill out an online application at: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/Working-With-Children-Check/apply/-apply The applicant will need to nominate whether they are a paid employee or a volunteer. Under child-related sector the applicant should select “religious services”. Once the online application has been completed a WWCC Application Number will be issued to the…

Safe Ministry Training Seminars

Safe Ministry Training: Our Commitment The Anglican Diocese of Armidale affirms that all people have the right to be spiritually, emotionally, mentally and physically safe. The Bible identifies classes of vulnerable people who are to be protected and given special care and treatment in society because of their powerlessness such as the poor, widows, orphans and…

Children’s Ministries Training Day

On the weekend 65 Scripture teachers, Sunday School teachers, and children’s ministry leaders gathered in the Hall at Oxley Vale Public School to enrich their skills in teaching the bible to children . The Kidswise Tamworth Training Day was very well received and the three seminars were great. The seminars were: Building An Effective Children’s Ministry, Presenting…

All Welcome to Hear Bishop Rick Lewers on March 1

Bishop of Armidale Rick Lewers will be speaking at a special one-off event on Sunday 1st March at Oxley Vale Public School. Hosted by Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church, the event will begin at 9am and the Bishop will be speaking on the topic: “LOVE can be highly overrated.” Bishop Rick is a dynamic, compelling…

Solidarity Sunday

We at OVACC are praying for our brothers and sisters in Iraq. We are also participating in “Solidarity Sunday ” on the 2nd November. If you would like t-shirts (large size) for $7 for the occasion please tell one of the staff on Sunday. If you would like to find our more go to this…

Holiday Kid’s Club Registrations

Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church’s annual Kid’s Holiday Club is on again this October! Registrations are now open for ‘Follow The CLues’ – a 3 day program on 1-3 October, including a Friday afternoon performance for parents, grandparents and carers (at 5pm, including a BBQ dinner). The price is excellent and fun is guaranteed! Register…

We Are N

  While our services are usually happy occasions. Today we prayed for, gave and stood in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Iraq. With us were also the other churches across Tamworth in their own services The sign that is being held by everyone is the arabic letter “N”. This symbol is being painted…

Prayer Day for Iraq

On Sunday 24th the churches across Tamworth are joining in prayer for the victims of persecution in Iraq.   Each church will be praying in their individual services and also taking a collection to support the victims of persecution from IS (formerly ISIS or ISIL). At OVACC we will be praying both in our 8am and…

Patricia Weerakoon Visit

Patricia’s first events will be in Tamworth from the 30th July – 1st August. Her first public event will be at St Peter’s Anglican Church on Wednesday the 30th July. She will be speaking on Living with Sexual Integrity. This event is for women, and girls aged 15 and over are invited. 7pm-9pm. By donation….