Sunday Services Covid Update - July 2020
Our pastoral team met on Wednesday morning this week and with the support of the elders have decided that it would be best if we suspended physical services for the time being for the safety of our congregations and our wider community. Given the proximity and spread of cases in Sydney popping up, and the slow but increasing covid numbers, wisdom and love dictates that we put a pause on our physical services.
28th May 2020 - A Word From The Pastors Desk
Sourdough bread 🥖, the Bible, and following Jesus! What's sourdough bread got to do with growing as a disciple of Jesus? This week Pastor Eugene Hor talks about how growing as a disciple of Jesus and learning to make sourdough bread have much in common.
21st May 2020 - A Word From The Pastors Desk
Pastor Eugene Hor reminds us this week from Romans 3:23-24 and the life of John Newton that God works on the principle of grace i.e. God saves and accepts the underserving. It's religion and secularism that works on the principle of works and performance i.e. religion and secularism says you must be good enough, you must pay back or you must earn you way.
3 STEP FRAMEWORK FOR RETURNING & RELAUNCHING CHURCH GATHERINGS AT GRACEPOINT
In line with the governments 3 step framework for a covid safe Australia in easing restrictions for gatherings, we have drafted a 3 step framework for returning and relaunching church gatherings at GracePoint
13 May 2020 - A Word From The Pastors Desk
Sometimes the past cripples us and we think we can't change. This week Pastor Eugene Hor encourages us from the Pastors Desk by reminding us that change is possible irrespective of our past - God can use you, transform you, forgive you and give you a fresh start irrespective of your past failures.
7 May 2020 - A Word From The Pastors Desk
Pastor Elliot Ku brings us this week's Word From The Pastors Desk encouraging us from Psalm 46:1-3 to trust the God who is our refuge, strength and helper.
4 Tips To Staying Connected With The Community And Others During Covid-19
Psychologist Jeffrey Lai gives us 4 tips for staying connected with the community and others during covid-19
Is COVIDSafe safe?
Is COVIDSafe safe? Pastor Kamal Weerakoon looks at the government’s new tracing app, surveillance, and what the Bible says about privacy and the common good.
29 April 2020 - A Word From The Pastors Desk
Pastor Eugene Hor challenges us by reminding us that our daily prayer life or lack of it is an indicator of who we’re actually depending on in our lives each day. Prayer according to Jesus is the daily posture of a heart that's dependent on God.
Empathy: Listening & Loving Well
Welcome to Christian community – an eclectic mix of broken, sinful, yet redeemed people. Church is beautiful in its testament of God’s salvation of the world, yet has all the hallmarks of living in a fallen world. People make up the church, and it is these same people like you and I who bring with them mountainous baggage, unspoken sins and unheard anxieties as they walk through the doors every Sunday, into every CG and meetup. Yet, we are called to love and to carry one another’s burdens (Galatians 6:2) in the midst of the mess – how do we better show empathy? How can we share and understand the emotions of others?