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
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.
A Weekly Word From The Pastors Desk - 31st march 2020
Pastor Eugene Hor encourages us this week to, 'remember that in Jesus you have someone who is powerfully in control of the situation you find yourself in, and you have someone who is deeply committed to you.'
Changes To Small Group Meetings Covid 19
We are not a people without hope or without God, and we are certainly not a people without a community! The elders and pastors have met online last night and have decided to make several changes to all small group meetings at GracePoint and will be looking at working out ways to keep us ‘meeting’ together in the weeks and the months ahead.
Covid-19 Small Group Hosting Guidelines
In light of advice from NSW Health, we’ve decided to put some protective measures in place at all our GracePoint gatherings (Sunday worship in small groups, community groups, ACG micro-groups). Out of love for each other we want our gatherings to be a place where those who come are safe and looked after.
Changes To Church Services - Covid19 Update
Because of Covid-19 things have been rapidly changing. The elders and I believe it’s important to let you know of our plans from next Sunday that we believe would be best for GracePoint and the wider community.
The Threat To God's Mission
The greatest threat to God’s mission is actually our hearts propensity to replace Him with an idol. Author Miroslav Volf writes that when we forget God’s grace to us, ‘Our hearts become factories of idols in which we fashion and refashion God to fit our needs and desires.’
Vision Sunday October 2019
On Vision Sunday 27th October 2019 we want to share with you our 2020 ministry initiatives and plans, and what we hope to see God do for us as a church. We want you to come together for the gospel at GracePoint in praise for the God who has saved and gathered us, in prayerful dependence on the God who brings growth, and in partnership together serving the God who sends us to bring the gospel to the nations and for the generations.
Studies in 1 Peter 2019
1 Peter has much to say to a Christian community feeling the weight of living as outsiders, exiles and strangers in culture and society. The church as the people of God have and will always be a counter-cultural community, and historically have always lived on the margins of society and culture. How do we navigate life as God's people in a culture that's hostile to the Christian faith and way of life? How do we respond when we're unfairly treated as God's people?
Who's Responsible For My Growth At Church?
Who’s responsible for MY growth as a Christian at church? It’s a great question and sometimes it’s driven by the common misconception that the church needs to cater for ‘my’ growth as a Christian. So unless I’m getting something out of the preaching (it’s too long), or unless the worship moves me (it’s not very exciting), or unless I have friends (I haven’t got any close relationships), or unless there’s programs that meet my needs and my children’s needs, this church is not catering for my growth as a Christian! Can I say to you that to make your growth as a Christian solely dependent on your Sunday’s at church is not only a mistake, but far from what the Bible teaches. In fact, I would go as far as saying that it’s foolishness.