Easter Services @ OVACC

Our Easter services this year will be held in the Oxley Vale School Hall at 9:30 am Good Friday and Easter Sunday Services at 8 and 10am 20th April. Our church has a casual vibrant feel with people who are serious about being genuine Christians. During the service you would expect to have a time…

Easter Services @ OVACC

Our Easter services this year will be held in the Oxley Vale School Hall at 9:30 am Good Friday and Easter Sunday Services at 8 and 10am 20th April. Our church has a casual vibrant feel with people who are serious about being genuine Christians. During the service you would expect to have a time…

Clean Up Australia

  Friday 28th February was scheduled as Clean Up Australia Day, and the members of Oxley Vale Anglican pitched in to lend a hand, gathering bags of rubbish from around the premises of the school where we meet. This is an important community event in communities around Australia, and, for the Christian community it is an…

Nextgen Uganda

In January this year 21 Australians travelled across to the North Kigezi Diocese in South Western Uganda including Simon and Erin, Matthew and Lyndy. The team went across to run the “Nextgen” conference. The Nextgen conference is a youth leadership conference that aims to equip youth leaders with skills to teach the bible in their…

2014 Church Calendar

The 2014 Church Calendar of events, training, preaching and the like, has been published to the website as a Google Calendar. You can find it here. A pretty paper version of this Calendar, for your fridge or office wall, will be available from Sunday 16th February.

Local Carols a hit!

While the Christmas Carols run in town are inevitably bigger budget and better attended, Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church’s local Carols in Fraser Park were a hit with the locals who came down to join in the singing. Wingnut the Puppet made a very amusing appearance and the band led everyone in singing some great…

Kid’s Holiday Club – Registrations open!

Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church’s annual Kid’s Holiday Club is on again this October! Registrations are now open for ‘Knights of the King’ – a 3 day program on 1-3 October, including a Thursday night performance for parents, grandparents and carers. Brochures are available from Oxley Vale Public School or by contacting the church office….

Full recognition!

Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church celebrated on Thursday 23rd May with a special night of prayer and praise to God after it received a visit from Bishop of Armidale Rick Lewers to present the church with its full License. While this was a mere formality (since the church has been meeting in Oxley Vale for…

From Nepal With Love

CMS missionaries Bruce and Libby Hayes will speak at Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church this Sunday, at both gatherings. Bruce and Libby work in Nepal where Bruce coordinates GPs training at Patan Hospital, as well as supporting graduates serving in challenging rural areas through consultancy. Libby is the Secondary School Principal at Kathmandu International Study…

A Dinner for the Future

The people of Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church enjoyed a great evening together last Friday, eating together and thinking about the good things happening in the church and hearing plans for how those good things might be shared with their community. The Vicar, Simon Carter, encouraged those present to think about change, whether good or bad,…

Church at Easter

Easter is a very special time in the year for Christian people. Each Easter we remember the death of Jesus but also his resurrection to life again. It is not only a solemn time of remembrance but also a joyous celebration! Everyone is welcome to join us : 9:00AM on Good Friday 8:00AM or 10:00AM…

Swim coach dunked by Vicar!

On March 10, about 75 people from OVACC witnessed a French national, living in Australia, publicly declare that he wanted to be part of that gathering. Nicholas, a local swimming instructor, was baptised (!) by Vicar Simon Carter, the culmination of a ten year journey for Nicholas and the beginning of an exciting journey of walking…

Men@Glen: OVACC men thinking clearly

On Friday 8th and Saturday 9th March, a number of men from Oxley Vale Anglican Community Church joined hundreds of others from around the Armidale region at the showground in Glen Innes to hear a number of talks on the topic of ‘Thinking Clearly.’ Former Principal of Sydney Missionary and Bible College, David Cook, delivered…

Kidswise Training Day a hit!

On Saturday 9th February, Oxley Vale Anglican hosted a training day for Sunday School teachers from throughout the New England region. Sandy Galea from Kidswise led participants through sessions on the priority of ministry to children, packaging a program and teaching memory verses. Over 70 teachers went away from the day better equipped to teach…

OVACC at Country Music Festival

The annual Tamworth Country Music Festival once again attracted huge crowds to Tamworth and the surrounding areas and the people of Oxley Vale Anglican were keen to be a part of the action and to welcome and serve those who came. Numerous OVACC people served tea and coffee to visitors to the Gospel Music Tent…