A drive through the Lismore CBD reveals the enormity of the effects of the flood. Our church family has been helping neighbours, friends and family in many ways. Help is still required for many people in our community. If you are able to help but don’t know where to start, contact Stew and he will point you in the right direction: email@example.com
As Easter approaches, we’re reminded of the incredible grace and mercy that led Jesus to the cross for us. Let’s be looking for opportunities to share that with our friends this Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Grab some Easter flyers from the Community Table this Sunday.
Good Friday and Easter Sunday gatherings at Southern Cross Goonellabah will be at 10:30am.
At Lismore High, Good Friday will be at 9:30am only and Easter Sunday will be at 9:30am and 6pm.
This Friday 7th April, year 6 kids get a chance to come along to Youth and get a taste of what to expect next year. It all happens from 7-9pm at Lismore High.
God is answering many prayers with the results of James Murphy’s nerve transfer surgery starting to take effect. James is just beginning to have small amounts of movement in the fingers on his right hand. We give thanks to God for this encouragement!
Kid’s Church Holiday Helpers
If you’ve been considering helping with holiday Kids Church, we’d love to have you on board. Please get in touch with Lyn: firstname.lastname@example.org
Term 2 Roster + Playground Duty + Soup Making
The draft Term 2 roster will be on the Community table for you to check this Sunday. It includes the roster for playground duty at morning church and soup making for night church. Every second week at night church throughout terms 2 & 3 we serve soup and support the Lismore Soup Kitchen via donations. If you are able to make a big pot of soup once a term, please add your name to the soup-makers list on the Community table.
Term 2 Series: ‘King of Kings’ – Daniel
Our Term 2 series will be ‘King of Kings’ from the book of Daniel. Booklets will be available on Sunday 23rd April to bring along to the START meeting at Park Ave on Wednesday 26th April at 7:30pm.
Take the opportunity to buy a book from the bookstall this Sunday before they are returned. There will be a new bookstall at the start of Term 2.
Don’t miss this excellent event. On Saturday 29th April, Dr John McClean from Christ College Sydney will be speaking on the nurture and discipline of children from a Christian perspective. It will be held at Casino Christian School at 6:30pm. Topics to be covered include: Raising children is a crucial part of God’s plan for humanity and the church; Gospel shaped parenting; Don’t make your kids number one; The power of words and example; Forgiveness; You need help – church and prayer; Jesus is the best thing you can give your kids. Dr McClean’s talk will be followed by a Q&A session.
Whenever there is a 5th Sunday in a month, Southern Cross Goonellabah will be having a sausage sizzle after church at 12pm. The first sausage sizzle is coming up on 30th April.