Bulletin Announcements – 11 August 2013

Welcome to strathfield 9am. We’re glad you could be with us today. Our speaker today is Ariel Kurilowicz! We are very blessed and thankful to God that he   could share with us today!

RICE Rally Freedom is on Saturday 24th August – talk to the youth group leaders or see http://www.ricemovement.org/rally.php for more details.

Baptism Classes:  Baptism classes will commence on the 1st September in preparation for baptism in November. Classes will be held for 6 consecutive Sundays. For those who would like to be baptised in November, please see Chee Yee.

Winterschool 2013 is up and running! This week we meet Wednesday night at 7:30pm (WSCCC – Croydon Park 49A Boyle St) + 10am Saturday for the marriage enrichment course.

Faith Promise Giving – We give thanks to God for the great response. We have received $196,857 in Faith Promise Giving, which well exceeds the original $160,000 target. This will make a significant contribution to this year’s mission budget of $238,000. Please keep praying that God will enable us to fulfil our promises and support our missionaries. Faith Promise Giving may be placed in the offering bags using the white or brown Mission Offering envelopes     available on the usher’s desk. Please continue to pray that God will enable us to provide the amounts we have promised.

Debate series entitled: ‘Life, the Universe and Nothing’ between Dr William Lane Craig and Prof Lawrence Krauss. August 13, Sydney Town Hall. http://lifeuniversenothing.org/.

Ariel is based in Ferguson Lodge (Lidcombe). To visit please contact Lydia Tan: lltan@iprimus.com.au. See blog at http://wsccc.org.au/prayingforariel.

Engage 2013 (Friday 30th August – Sunday 1st September) – single session and day tickets are now available (evening: $30, Saturday whole day $75 and morning: $55) please talk to Andrew Drury or go to http://www.engage.kcc.org.au for more details.

Manhood month is on in September and Sam Chan will be exploring topics such as fatherhood, work and sex. This will be a great opportunity to bring friends and to discuss and think about what God says about these interesting topics.

Samaritan’s Purse shoe boxes donation: Please note: There was a delay for Samaritan’s Purse to receive your donation from the collecting station. If you have not received the receipt or received a non-tax deductible receipt for the year 2012 Christmas shoe boxes, please inform Samaritan’s office free call 1300 884 468, they will issue you a tax deductible receipt. For further information, please contact Solan tel: 9858 2452.