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Mar24

Parenting Seminar – Resilience – Rouse Hill

This is an invitation for parents, grandparents, carers of young children to attend Parenting Seminar aimed at preschoolers. Guest speaker Ruth Fordyce from The Resilience Centre Epping. Seminar is focused on Anxiety and Building Resilience in Children.

A small donation of $5 goes towards seminar costs.
Morning tea and creche provided. RSVP now email.

Contact Name: Katie
Contact Email: playtimerousehill@outlook.com
Date/Time: 10 AM - 11 AM on Friday 24 March 2017
Location: Mile End Community Church, Lot 21 Mile End Rd, Rouse Hill 2155
Organisation: Rouse Hill Community Baptist Church
Phone: 8814 5213
Website: https://www.rhcbc.org.au

Community

Mar24

Church Event: Hear about MISSION IN FRANCE – City

Having lived in France for three years as a child, Caroline came back with a heart for France and a desire to serve God there. Although a popular tourist destination, France is one of the top Gospel-poor countries in the world, with an extremely small percentage having faith in Jesus.

Come and hear about how God has been working through Caroline with the staff and uni students who are part of The Groupes Bibliques Unviversitaires (GBU) group to provide encouragement, training, and resources to grow Christians in their love for God and to reach out to the unsaved.

Admission: free
Morning tea is included

Contact Name: Rachel Ang
Contact Email: partnership@cms.org.au
Date/Time: 10:30 AM - 12 PM on Friday 24 March 2017
Location: Level 5, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney 2000
Organisation: CMS (Church Missionary Society)
Phone: 9267 3711
Website: http://www.cms.org.au/nswact/events

Faith

Mar24

Theology Event: 24 Hours for the Lord – Mulgoa

24 Hours for the Lord

From Friday 24 March 6 pm starting with Holy Mass
To Saturday 25 March finishing with Holy Mass at 5 pm

Reconciliation available
Tea and Coffee available during whole event

Contact Name: Jim Jankiewicz or Ann-Maree
Contact Email: b4sjj2014@gmail.com
Date/Time: 6 PM Friday 24 March to 5 PM 25 March 2017
Location: 230 Fairlight Road Mulgoa NSW
Organisation: Schoenstatt - Brothers4Soul
Phone: 0432 487 927 – 0R – 02 4773 8338
Website: http://www.schoenstatt.org.au

Church

Mar24

Forum Veritatis – Feathery Urbanisation – Macquarie Park

Robert Menzies College is very privileged to welcome Professor Jones as the first speaker in our new public lecture series, Forum Veritatis. This lecture about birds: “Engineers, Terrorists, Extraverts and Zombies: What Makes a Successful Urban Bird?” Sydney has an even larger population of birds than it does humans! This may have you wondering how they have adapted so successfully to Sydney’s urban life.

Professor Darryl Jones is the Deputy Director of the Environmental Futures Research Institute at Griffith University and appears regularly on TV and radio as one of Australia’s leading experts on animal behaviour in an urban setting.

Everyone is welcome.

Contact Name: Liz Lisenby
Contact Email: liz.lisenby@rmc.nsw.edu.au
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Friday 24 March 2017
Location: 136 Herring Road, Macquarie Park 2113
Organisation: Robert Menzies College
Phone:
Website:

Community

Mar25

Church Event: Refreshing Church – Ryde

Church is a wonderful blessing but it’s easy to come up with reasons not to attend.

Come and hear Peter Jensen and Carmelina Reid speak on the hope we have of meeting around the throne of God with those who have been washed in the blood of Jesus. Come and be refreshed by God.

Contact Name: Lindy Hadges
Contact Email: lhadges@optusnet.com.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 4 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: St Anne's Anglican Church, 42 Church Street, Ryde 2112
Organisation: Equip Ministry Wives
Phone: 0425 286 940
Website:

Church

Mar25

OPEN DAY – Richard Johnson Anglican School – Marsden Park Campus

We are a large successful Pre-K to Year 12 Private School celebrating 20 years of Christian Education in the heart of Western Sydney. Join us at our Open Morning on Saturday 25 March for a personal tour of our Marsden Park Campus, meet our friendly staff and ask any questions you may have.

Our 16 acre Marsden Park Campus currently caters for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students, extending to Year 12 in time. In 2018, enrolments for Years K to Year 2 are welcome. Expressions of Interest for Years 3 and 4 in 2019 and for Years 5 and 6 in 2020 are encouraged.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Contact Name: Stephanie Ghali
Contact Email: admin@rjas.nsw.edu.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 10:30 AM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: 2 Corcoran Street, Marsden Park 2765
Organisation: Richard Johnson Anglican School
Phone: 9677 2455
Website: http://www.rjas.nsw.edu.au

Education

Mar25

Church Event: Teaching Day All Welcome – Enfield

Teaching Day: Part 2 “The Spoken Word” – words can kill or build up, come along and listen to this talk. Presenter Ron Maldgridi teaches us how the spoken word has an impact on our lives. Ron is a well-known Sydney and international speaker.

Please bring your Bible and a plate to share for lunch. Cost $15.00.
For further enquiries please contact Rose below.

Contact Name: Rose Twyman
Contact Email: rosetwymansydney@gmail.com
Date/Time: 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: St Joseph's Parish Hall, 126 Liverpool Road, Enfield 2136
Organisation: St Joseph's Prayer Group Enfield
Phone: 02 9642 2359
Website:

Church

Mar25

School Fair – Pacific Hills Christian School – Dural

Come along and enjoy a great community event. There will be rides, wonderful food, craft activities, gift baskets, photobooth, second-hand books and a white elephant store.

Contact Name: Sarah Sumskas
Contact Email: schoolfair@pacifichills.net
Date/Time: 10 AM - 4 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: 9-15 Quarry Road, Dural 2158
Organisation: Pacific Hills Christian School
Phone:
Website: http://www.pacifichills.net

Community

Mar25

Rivergum Cottage Markets – Kellyville

You are all welcome to this Easter Market Event. Hosting over 70 artisan stalls showcasing beautiful local art, handmade goods, home-baked treats, local art, rustic décor, home décor and plenty of gourmet food. Enjoy the country-like setting whilst listening to some soulful live music. Entertainment for the kids including two jumping castles – one for the little kids and an adult made castle for the bigger kids.

Plenty of parking both on site and across the road.
Money raised goes towards providing food relief to those in our local area

Free Event.

Contact Name: Shelley James
Contact Email: admin@cjje.com.au
Date/Time: 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: 49 Withers Road, Kellyville 2155
Organisation: Rivergum Community Church
Phone: 0420 360 079
Website: https://www.facebook.com/rivergumCottageMarkets/

Market

Mar25

Kenthurst Preschool 50th Birthday

Come and celebrate Kenthurst Preschool’s 50th Birthday!!!

Enjoy Devonshire tea, sausage sizzle, face painting, balloon twisting, engraved brick ordering, and a memorabilia room full of many fond childhood memories for everyone to enjoy.

Contact Name: Shelley James
Contact Email: info@kenthurstpreschool.org.au
Date/Time: 11 AM - 3 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: Nelson Street, Kenthurst 2156
Organisation: Kenthurst Preschool
Phone: 9654 1436
Website:

Community

Mar25

Car SHow WIth Character – Castle Hill

New and old cars will be on display at a local car show but it is more than just looking at a static display of vehicles. The show aims to bring out the history and the character of the cars and the people who own them.

The emcee will be motoring and transport broadcaster and journalist David Brown who will interview the owners and present information and stories about the history of the vehicles and their impact on our life styles.

There will be several motoring journalists and broadcasters at the show to offer a range of opinions and to answer any questions visitors might have.

Contact Name: Brian Pollard
Contact Email: david@drivenmedia.com.au
Date/Time: 12 PM - 5 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: 421 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill 2154
Organisation: St Paul's Castle Hill
Phone: 0404 808 281
Website: https://spch.org.au/

Men

Mar25

Battle of the Brains Pyjama Trivia Night – Strawberry Hills

Battle of The Brains Pyjama Trivia Night is all about coming together with your friends, family and colleagues to go head to head with other teams to see which team is the smartest – taking out the title of ‘Trivia Champion 2017’!

It’s also about raising much-needed funds for children in foster care who deserve a brighter start in life.

Participants are encouraged to don their pyjamas or onesies (to add to the fun) while battling against other teams in 10 seriously fun rounds – with trivia questions drawn from general knowledge, fun facts, music, movies and sports. Tickets $20 pp at the website below.

Contact Name: Carina Nguyen
Contact Email: event@thepyjamafoundation.com
Date/Time: 6 PM - 9:30 PM on Saturday 25 March 2017
Location: Startrack House, 241/219 Cleveland Street, Strawberry Hills 2012
Organisation: The Pyjama Foundation
Phone: 9319 8776
Website: http://bit.ly/2jnCait

Community

Mar26

Church Event: Hear Edgar Sathuluri of Native Ministries India @ Padstow Baptist

All are invited to hear special guest Edgar Sathuluri of Native Ministries India speak at both our services at 10 am and 6.30pm on Sunday 26 March. Native Ministries India, under the leadership of Edgar Sathuluri continues to reach out with the Gospel to the remote villages of India.

Native trains men and women from villages as pastors, leaders, Sunday School teachers and preachers. Training and support is also given in vocational training, literacy support, Bible studies and church conferences that equip people to serve effectively. Native also builds prayer huts, training centres and vocational centres in the village areas.

Feel free to come along.

Contact Name: Padstow Baptist
Contact Email: padstowbaptist@gmail.com
Date/Time: 10 AM on Sunday 26 March 2017
Location: 23 Cahors Road, Padstow 2211
Organisation: Padstow Baptist Community Church
Phone: 9774 2033
Website: http://www.pbcc.org.au

Church

Mar26

Theology Event: The Bible in Context – Going Deeper Seminars – Pennant Hills

What is the evidence that the events recorded in the Bible actually took place? What responsibility do we as Christians have to know the Bible?

Dr Kyle Keimer, Lecturer in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel at Macquarie University’s renown school of Ancient History, will be presenting a three-part series addressing these and other questions by exploring the biblical text in context.

First seminar: 26 March, Kyle will look into the Geography, Archaeology and Background to the Bible.
Second seminar: 30 April, Kyle will look into the History of the Bible.
Third seminar: 21 May, Kyle will look at the Bible as Literature.

Contact Name: Ps. Justin Ware
Contact Email: info@c3carlingford.org.au
Date/Time: 2 PM - 4 PM Sunday 36 March 2017
Location: C3 Carlingford Training & Ministry Centre, 7 Loftus Rd, Pennant Hills 2120
Organisation: C3 Church Carlingford
Phone: 02 9875 0300
Website: http://c3carlingford.org.au/events/

Church

Mar26

Church Event: Healing, Prophetic Touch & Revival Meeting! – Pemulway

Healing, Prophetic & Revival meeting with Dr Apostle Wayne Gwilliam. We are trusting God for unusual presence, power, restoration and the glory of God. Apostle Wayne has sat under the prophetic meetings of Dr Rodney Howard Browne at River Church, Tampa Bay, USA. He flows in healing, the prophetic and revival anointing. You can’t miss!!! Come and receive your miracles and breakthroughs. Invite friends and families.

Contact Name: Pastor George Mfula
Contact Email: riseandwalk@hotmail.com
Date/Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM on Sunday 26 March 2017
Location: 1 Newport St, Pemulwuy 2145 – (Allan G.Ezzy Community Centre, Opposite Gloria Jeans Coffees)
Organisation: Rise & Walk Church
Phone: 0425 338 781
Website: http://riseandwalk.org.au/?event=healing-prophetic-touch-revival

Faith

Mar27

Coins for Kids – Ingleburn

You are invited to attend a short information session to introduce a new program to be trialled at Sackville Street Public School. Coins for Kids will allow the community and local business owners to make a real difference in the lives of those children in need by providing the things we take for granted such as shoes, uniforms or even a packed lunch.

We would love you to come and check out this opportunity to be a part of something great !

Contact Name: Jenny Ristic
Contact Email: jennyristic@yahoo.com
Date/Time: 6 PM on Monday 27 March 2017
Location: 22 Sackville Street, Ingleburn 2565
Organisation: The Silver Coin Project and Sackville Street Public School
Phone:
Website:

Community

Mar27

Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program – Wahroonga

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Do not allow yourself to struggle from this curable disease. Join Dr Nedley, via DVD, a leading physician in mental health treatment and research, as he walks you through the Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program. With this comprehensive program you will find the keys to a new life in just eight weeks.

When you sign up for this program you will receive the workbook and additional reading materials, which reinforce lessons from the DVD presentations and workbook exercises. Also included is an online depression and anxiety assessment test.

Bookings are essential. One night per week for 8 weeks.

Contact Name: Doedie Fatt
Contact Email: communications@wahroongasdachurch.org
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM from Monday 27 March 2017
Location: Level 2 Conference Room, Sydney Adventist Hospital, 185 Fox Valley Rd, Wahroonga 2076
Organisation: Wahroonga Seventh Day Adventist Church
Phone: 0408 269 592
Website:

Health

Mar28

Health Talk and Morning Tea – Riverstone

Riverstone Uniting Church is holding a free morning tea. Our speaker will be Mohamed Keynan from Blacktown Hospital speaking about Health promotion.

Come along and bring your friends. For more information please phone.

Contact Name: Phyllis McAlpine
Contact Email: bruce.mcalpine5@bigpond.au
Date/Time: 9:30AM - 11 AM on Tuesday 28 March 2017
Location: crn Garfield Road and Oxford Street, Riverstone 2765
Organisation: Riverstone Uniting Church
Phone: 02 4572 3271 (at night)
Website:

Health

Mar28

NDIS Information Session at Allowah – Dundas Valley

Allowah provides disability services for children from birth to 18 years of age with complex disabilities and medical needs. This is an opportunity to tour Allowah’s facilities and then to hear about how Allowah can help you navigate the NDIS process and obtain the funding you need to get the supports you require. You’ll also hear about all that Allowah offers in the way of supports.

Call us or go to the events page on our website www.allowah.org.au for more information or to book your free spot.

Contact Name: Jan
Contact Email: admin@allowah.org.au
Date/Time: 10 AM - 12 PM on Tuesday 28 March 2017
Location: 8 Perry St, Dundas Valley 2117
Organisation: Allowah
Phone: 02 8877 3400
Website: http://www.allowah.org.au/get-involved/events/

Family

Mar29

OPEN DAY – Richard Johnson Anglican School – Oakhurst Campus

We are a large successful Pre-K to Year 12 Private School celebrating 20 years of Christian Education in the heart of Western Sydney.

Join us at our Open Morning on Wednesday 29 March for a personal tour of our Oakhurst Campus, to meet our friendly staff and to ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Contact Name: Stephanie Ghali
Contact Email: admin@rjas.nsw.edu.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 10:30 AM on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Location: 93 Hyatts Road, Oakhurst 2761
Organisation: Richard Johnson Anglican School
Phone: 9677 2455
Website: http://www.rjas.nsw.edu.au

Education

Mar29

Theology Event: SMBC Hot Topics – Croydon

HOT TOPIC #7 – SAME-SEX MARRIAGE? MARRIAGE EQUALITY?
with Michael Stead

Many people sincerely believe that marriage is ripe for redefinition. Is this a question of rights and equality, or something else? Does God’s word speak clearly about marriage? Can it legitimately make sense of the current debate and suggest how to respond wisely? Michael is the Anglican Bishop of South Sydney, and has spoken and written thoughtfully on this contentious issue.

SMBC Hot Topics is a series of 10 public talks held on Wednesday evenings to 17 May. These talks are ideal for those who want their hearts and minds challenged.

More info and rego at website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/hot-topics17

Faith

Mar29

Church Event: Everywoman Collective by Night – Oxford Falls

Come and join us for a fun girls night out! Our Everywoman Collectives are regular gatherings to enjoy worship, The Word and fellowship with one another. These meetings are one hour and are a relaxed and fun environment for women of all ages to come and be refreshed.

We have our very own senior minister Pastor Christine Pringle sharing with us for the evening! As preacher, pastor, and leader, Pastor Chris combines wisdom, insight, humour, and the ability to go where angels fear to tread!

Contact Name: C3 Church Oxford Falls
Contact Email: everywomanoxf@myc3church.net
Date/Time: 7 PM - 8:15 PM on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Location: 2 Dreadnought Road, cnr Wakehurst Parkway, Oxford Falls 2100
Organisation: C3 Church Oxford Falls
Phone: 02 9972 8688
Website: http://www.everywomangathering.com

Women

Mar29

Parenting Seminar – Kellyville

Everyone is welcome to this essential parenting seminar on how to talk to your teens about the big questions

We will be joined by special guest from Focus on the Family, CEO Brett Ryan.
Don’t miss out!

Contact Name: Maree Worker
Contact Email: m.worker@hills.adventist.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Location: Kellyville Campus Library, Hills Adventist College, 4 Gum Nut Close, Kellyville 2155
Organisation: Hills Adventist College
Phone: 02 9851 5100
Website: http://www.hills.adventist.edu.au/book-our-parenting-seminar/

Education

Mar30

SCHOOL OPEN DAY – Blacktown

Ever wondered what it’s like at Tyndale Christian School? The school has provided high quality, Bible-based, Christ-centred education for over 50 years.

Now is your time to find out at our Term 1 Open Day:
– Tour the School
– Talk to Teachers and Students
– Explore the Classrooms
Six School Tours will operate through the day at:
9:00, 11:00, 1:30, 4:00, 5:00 and 5:30

For Bookings please phone or email.

 

Contact Name: Phillip Westlake
Contact Email: office@tyndale.edu.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 5:30 PM on Thursday 30 March 2017
Location: 58 Douglas Rd, Blacktown 2148
Organisation: Tyndale Christian School
Phone: 8811 7800
Website: http://www.tyndale.edu.au/events

Education

Mar30

Salvos Community Wills Day – Miranda

Most of us don’t think about it very much but having a good Will is one of the best ways to make sure the people who matter to you are taken care of. And it doesn’t have to be difficult or costly.

The Salvos offer a community service in which generous local Solicitors put Wills together in exchange for a $50 contribution to our community work. It’s a great way to make sure you have a Will that reflects your wishes and help people in crisis at the same time.

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT please call, or visit our website.

Contact Name: Wills and Bequests Department
Contact Email: willsandbequests@aue.salvationarmy.org
Date/Time: 10 AM - 6 PM on Thursday 30 March 2017
Location: 23 Kiora Road, Miranda 2228
Organisation: The Salvation Army
Phone: 1800 337 082
Website: https://salvos.org.au/donate/wills

Community

Apr01

Church Event: Illuminate Womens Breakfast – Padstow

All women are invited to the Illuminate Womens Breakfast for a great breakfast and friendship at the Padstow Baptist Community Church.

Contact Name: Padstow Baptist
Contact Email: padstowbaptist@gmail.com
Date/Time: 9 AM - 11 AM on Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: 23 Cahors Road, Padstow 2211
Organisation: Padstow Baptist Community Church
Phone: 9774 2033
Website: http://www.pbcc.org.au

Church

Apr01

Brighton Le Sands Public School Centenary Celebrations

This is an open celebration day at the school (including memorabilia, activities and tours). Revive your memories and catch up with old (and not so old) friends.

The school community seeks memorabilia (including photos, old school uniforms, historical documents/books, stories etc.) from past students and staff.

Join our centenary Facebook page “Brighton Le Sands Public School Centenary” for details, contributions and updates. Memorabilia can be left at the school office on Monday – Friday from 9 am–3 pm or emailed to the address below. For further information contact Mr John Sutton (Assistant Principal) via email or phone.

Contact Name: John Sutton (Assistant Principal)
Contact Email: Brightonle-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Date/Time: 10 AM - 3 PM on Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: Brighton Le Sands Public School, Crawford Road, Brighton Le Sands NSW 2216
Organisation: Brighton Le Sands Public School
Phone: 9567 5449
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Brighton.Le.Sands.Public.School.Centenary/

Education

Apr01

Fete – West Ryde

Everyone is welcome to a fundraising fete that will include Monster Garage Sale, Sausage Sizzle, Jumping Castle, Free children’s activities, Prizes – including free entry to Lucky Door prize, Moana Dance displays and free Workshop.

There will also be a Cake Stall, Noodles, All day tea/coffee and cakes. $5:00 Value Voucher available for children 10 years and under.

Playground on premises. All proceeds to Ryde Uniting Church.

Contact Name: Lynda Stuart
Contact Email: pandlsm37@gmail.com
Date/Time: 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: 7 Maxim Street, West Ryde 2114
Organisation: West Ryde Uniting Church
Phone: 0432 380 966
Website:

Market

Apr01

Karonga Special School Village Fair – Epping

Karonga School is partnering with the Lions Club of Beecroft-Cheltenham to invite the community to share in a day of fun with loads of stalls including a BBQ, jumping castle, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, massive gardening stall, white elephant stall, craft, Devonshire tea, fresh cakes, chocolate wheel and entertainment.

Karonga is a NSW Department of Education school for students from 4–18 years with disability and funds raised on the day will go towards buying a new ceiling hoist for some of our students who are wheelchair users.

Come and join in the fun!!

Contact Name: Karonga School
Contact Email: karonga-s.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Date/Time: 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: Karonga School, Karonga Close, Epping 2121
Organisation: Karonga Special School and Lions CLub Beecroft-Cheltenham
Phone: 9868 1920
Website: http://www.karonga-s.schools.nsw.edu.au/

Market

Apr01

Discover Development – Palms Information Session – Blacktown

What does it mean to assist community development as a Palms volunteer in places like Papua New Guinea or East Timor?

Come to Blacktown Library and discover how Palms volunteers build capacity or overseas partners in ways which are culturally sensitive and sustainable. Then join returned volunteers as they share wisdom and insights from the field over lunch.

See you there!

Contact Name: Kevin Wilson
Contact Email: kevin@palms.org.au
Date/Time: 10:30 AM - 12 PM on Saturday 1 April 2017
Location: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown Library, Cnr Flushcombe Rd & Alpha St, Blacktown 2148
Organisation: Palms Australia
Phone: 02 9560 5333
Website: http://www.palms.org.au/volunteer/info-sessions/

Community

Apr02

Church Event: Tracy Trinita from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries – Carlingford

C3 Church Carlingford is excited to welcome guest speaker Tracy Trinita!

Tracy Trinita is an itinerant speaker and apologist for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Originally from Bali, Indonesia, she was the country’s first-ever supermodel, however a life of glamour, fame and glory never really filled the gnawing emptiness she felt and in 2002, she received Jesus as her Saviour and Lord. She studied theology and apologetics at RZIM’s Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA) and at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

Contact Name: Ps. Justin Ware
Contact Email: info@c3carlingford.org.au
Date/Time: 9 AM, 10.30 AM & 5.30 PM on Sunday 2 April 2017
Location: Carlingford High School Hall, 547 North Rocks Rd, Carlingford 2151
Organisation: C3 Church Carlingford
Phone: (02) 9875 0300
Website: http://c3carlingford.org.au/

Apr02

Church Event: Revive – Church for everyone – North Ryde

A new contemporary church service for all. Filled with live music, friendships and a message of hope from the word of God. This is the best pick-me-up for the week ahead.

During the service children enjoy the Kidzone program where they play games, sing songs and are taught a story from the Bible. Following the service enjoy some free morning tea and barista made coffee whilst you make new friends

Come and see what God can do.

Contact Name: Steve Mylonas
Contact Email: info@northrydechurch.org
Date/Time: 10 AM - 11:15 AM Sundays from 2 April 2017
Location: 12 Pindari St, North Ryde 2113
Organisation: North Ryde Christian Church
Phone: 0403 308 964
Website: https://northrydechurch.org/

Church

Apr02

Church Event: Edgar Sathuluri of Native Ministries India @ Padstow Baptist

All are invited to hear special guest Edgar Sathuluri of Native Ministries India speak at both our services at 10 am and 6.30pm on Sunday 2 April. Native Ministries India, under the leadership of Edgar Sathuluri continues to reach out with the Gospel to the remote villages of India.

Native trains men and women from villages as pastors, leaders, Sunday School teachers and preachers. Training and support is also given in vocational training, literacy support, Bible studies and church conferences that equip people to serve effectively. Native also builds prayer huts, training centres and vocational centres in the villages.

Contact Name: Padstow Baptist
Contact Email: padstowbaptist@gmail.com
Date/Time: 10 AM and 6:30 PM on Sunday 2 April 2017
Location: 23 Cahors Road, Padstow 2211
Organisation: Padstow Baptist Community Church
Phone: 9774 2033
Website: http://www.pbcc.org.au

Church

Apr02

Wollondilly People’s Praise – Picton

Popular Gospel jazz band, The Parson Sons Plus Gospel Jazz Band return to Picton as guest artist at Wollondilly People’s Praise.

The theme for the afternoon is Easter, the crucifixion and resurrection. Join us for an afternoon of reflection and celebration, singing those most loved Easter hymns. Singing commences at 2:30.

Join us for cuppa and fellowship at the end of singing.
Phone Harry for more information.

Contact Name: Harry Armstrong
Contact Email: har_cha_arm@yahoo.com
Date/Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM on Sunday 2 April 2017
Location: Picton Uniting Church, Corner Argyle and Lumsdaine Streets, Picton 2571
Organisation: Wollondilly People's Praise
Phone: 0423 640 307
Website:

Easter

Apr04

Royal Australian Navy Band (Commodore’s Chamber Ensemble) Free Lunch-time Concert – Broadway

The second in the 2017 free lunchtime concert series provided by the Commodore’s Chamber Ensemble (a section of the Royal Australian Navy Band), and hosted by The University of Notre Dame Australia.

This is a free concert. You are most welcome.

Contact Name: Br Anthony Crook
Contact Email: anthony.crook@nd.edu.au
Date/Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM on Tuesday 4 April 2017
Location: St Benedict's Church, corner of Abercrombie and Broadway, Broadway 2008
Organisation: Royal Australian Navy Band and The University of Notre Dame Australia
Phone: 02 8204 4117
Website:

Music

Apr04

Sports Chaplaincy Training Northern Beaches – Narrabeen

Sports Chaplaincy Australia provides volunteer chaplains to local sporting clubs, providing pastoral care to people of sport and we will be running our free Level 1 training.

This is a free introduction to Community Sports chaplaincy which helps you understand the role and function of a community sports chaplain. The training is 2.5 hours and you will learn:
• Who SCA is
• What a sports chaplain is
• What qualities are required
• The need, opportunity and response
• The 2 critical success factors of getting sports chaplaincy right
Imagine what your local community would look like with a chaplain serving in every sports club

Contact Name: Hannah Johnson
Contact Email: nsw@sportschaplaincy.com.au
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 9 PM on Tuesday 4 April 2017
Location: St Faiths Narrabeen, 5-9 Clarke St, Narrabeen 2101
Organisation: Sports Chaplaincy Australia
Phone: 0427 248 191
Website: https://edu.sportschaplaincy.com/calendar/year

Community

Apr05

Church Event: Valiant Man – 10 week program – Waterloo

A Course designed to help men understand their sexuality from a Godly perspective.
Gives men tools and support to deal with living in a highly sexualized and amoral world

Contact Name: Daniel Mpamaugo
Contact Email: eveningcourses@hillsong.com
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM From Wednesday 5 April to 28 June 2017
Location: Hillsong City Campus, Cnr Danks & Phillip St, Waterloo 2216
Organisation: Hillsong Evening College
Phone: 02 8853 5353
Website: http://hillsong.com/college/sydney-city-evening-college-life-courses/

Men

Apr05

Church Event: Search for Life – 10 week program – Waterloo

A program that addresses issues that hinder Christian growth, this series looks at an old belief systems that hinder God’s word to define how you are valued, accepted and loved.

Contact Name: Daniel Mpamaugo
Contact Email: eveningcourses@hillsong.com
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM from Wednesday 5 April to 28 June 2017
Location: Hillsong City Campus, Cnr Danks & Phillip St, Waterloo 2216
Organisation: Hillsong Evening College
Phone: 02 8853 5353
Website: http://hillsong.com/college/sydney-city-evening-college-life-courses/

Faith

Apr06

Development Discovery Evening – City

So you work in the city? Come to Palms Australia’s special Thursday evening session and discover how your business skills will build capacity in Timor Leste, Kiribati, PNG or beyond the Pacific to Asia and Africa.

Later join Palms returned volunteers and hear their insights and experience over a light meal.

Contact Name: Kevin Wilson
Contact Email: kevin@palms.org.au
Date/Time: 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM on Thursday 6 April 2017
Location: Aquinas Academy, 141 Harrington Street, Sydney 2000
Organisation: Palms Australia
Phone: 02 9560 5333
Website: http://www.palms.org.au/volunteer/info-sessions/

Faith

Apr07

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children Book, Toy and Music Fair – North Rocks

A book, toy and music fair will take place at Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC).

The Institute is calling on corporate and personal donations of quality books, toys, records, CDs and DVDs. All proceeds raised will go to RIDBC to support children and adults with vision or hearing loss. Please only donate quality goods in useable condition.

For more information on how to donate call or email below.

Contact Name: Fundraising Office
Contact Email: fundraising@ridbc.org.au
Date/Time: 8 AM - 3 PM from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: 361-365 North Rocks Rd, North Rocks 2151
Organisation: Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
Phone: 02 9871 1233
Website: http://www.ridbc.org.au

Market

Apr07

Kogarah Dinner Night

Sydney Christian Outdoor Junkies will meet for a Friday night dinner series that a group from Kirkplace Kogarah church informally does in conjunction with Meetup and other Christians. Lots of $10 dinner specials.

Meet our group of about 10–20 people upstairs at the long tables, in the Kogarah Hotel. This Meetup has no additional charges.

Contact Name: Arthur
Contact Email: kololee@hotmail.com
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Friday 7 April 2017
Location: Kogarah Hotel, 70 Railway Parade, Kogarah 2217
Organisation: Sydney Christian Outdoor Junkies Meetup and Kirkplace Kogarah
Phone: 0402 385 063
Website: https://www.meetup.com/Sydney-Christian-Outdoor-Junkies-SCOJ/events/237988169/

Community

Apr07

Church Event: Healing Mass – Enfield

Healing Mass
Program 7pm Rosary. 7–8pm Reconciliation. 7:30–8pm Prayer & Praise. 8 pm Mass.

Celebrant Father Yacub Barkat. Prayer Ministry available after Mass.
Enquiries below with Rose.

Contact Name: Rose Twyman
Contact Email: rosetwymansydney@gmail.com
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9:15 PM on Friday 7 April 2017
Location: St Joseph's Catholic Church, 126 Liverpool Road, Enfield 2136
Organisation: St Joseph's Prayer Group Enfield
Phone: 02 9642 2359
Website:

Church

Apr07

KYCK 2017 – Week One – Katoomba

KYCK is a conference for High Schoolers.

Over 3 HUGE weekends in the Blue Mountains, 6,000 young people will gather to hear God speak in his word. At KYCK hundreds of young people respond to God’s saving grace in Jesus and are challenged to live for him in the world.

Please register online below.

Contact Name: Katoomba Christian Convention
Contact Email: kyck@kcc.org.au
Date/Time: Friday 7 to Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba 2780
Organisation: Katoomba Christian Convention
Phone: 1300 737 140
Website: http://www.kyck.kcc.org.au

Youth

Apr08

Church Event: Awake to Israel (ATI) – Epping

Paul Cohen from Celebrate Messiah will speak on Israel’s Redeeming Love Story – Ruth. Paul is sure to open your ears, eyes and heart to a new understanding and appreciation of this Old Testament book, and especially as it relates to the People of the Book.

For any person who is already a believer in Jesus the Messiah, or for any person who is searching for the truth about the Messiah, this will be an afternoon well worth attending.

 

Contact Name: David Lawson
Contact Email: mail@awaketoisrael.org
Date/Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM on Saturday 8 April 2017
Location: Cnr Duntroon Ave and Carlingford Rd, Epping 2121
Organisation: Epping Gospel Chapel on behalf of NSW Christian Brethren Assemblies
Phone: 02 9481 0542
Website: http://www.awaketoisrael.org

Church

Apr08

Church Event: Easter Passover Meal – Glendenning

Did you know Jesus came to fulfil the Passover? An authentic Passover will be conducted for the first time ever in Western Sydney. It will include authentic traditional elements including reading of the Haggadah, Passover songs in Hebrew, Aramaic and English, and Israeli dancing.

The focus will be on the role of Jesus, as the Lamb of God, fulfilling the Passover. A traditional four-course meal will be served including authentic traditional Chicken Matzah Ball Soup.

Children over 10 are welcome to participate in the Passover.

Seating is limited and tickets must be pre-purchased for catering purposes. The cost is $30 per person, $50 per couple and $70 per family.

Contact Name: Ron or Sarika
Contact Email: info@lccaustralia.com
Date/Time: 4 PM - 9:30 PM on Saturday 8 April 2017
Location: 173 Glendenning Rd, Glendenning 2761
Organisation: Lighthouse Christian Centre
Phone: 0418 530 196 – or – 0499 900 177
Website:

Faith

Apr09

Palm Sunday Re-enactment – City

Help re-enact Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Join us in waving palm branches and singing joyfully on this special day, as we follow the ‘King of Israel’ along the harbour foreshore.

The procession starts in Phillip Street, Circular Quay before moving along Sydney Harbour and loops back to Phillip Street.

Contact Name: Candice Jaques
Contact Email: candice.jaques@wesleymission.org.au
Date/Time: 1:30 PM - 3 PM on Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: Phillip Street, Circular Quay, Sydney 2000
Organisation: Wesley Mission
Phone:
Website: https://www.wesleymission.org.au/palm-sunday

Easter

Apr09

Car wash fundraiser – Blacktown

Car wash fundraiser to help get Jodie to Canada for treatment to save her sight. Jodie has been diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa a rare eye condition that affects only 1 in 4000 people worldwide with no treatment for it here in Australia.

There will be a car wash, BBQ, Dora and Spiderman, Raffles with lots of prizes and loads of more fun activities for the family with all proceeds going towards Jodie.

There is a go fund me page https://www.gofundme.com/save-jodies-eyesight.

Contact Name: Sharnie
Contact Email: sharnie_meyer10@hotmail.com
Date/Time: 11 AM - 3 PM on Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: Top Tyres, Unit 3/176 Sunnyholt Rd, Blacktown (Kings Park) 2148
Organisation:
Phone: 0456 707 148
Website:

Fundraiser

Apr09

Church Event: Community BBQ with Petting Zoo – Epping

Grab a spot on one of our picnic rugs in our garden, or share a table with friends. Enjoy a free BBQ lunch, Hot Cross Buns, a Kindifarm petting zoo (a collection of baby animals to pet and play with), and face painting. All welcome!

10am: All Age Worship, Palm Sunday
12pm: Community BBQ

Contact Name: Rev. Radhika Sukumar-White
Contact Email: weppinguca@gmail.com
Date/Time: 12 PM - 3 PM on Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: 35 Orchard St, Epping 2121
Organisation: West Epping Uniting Church
Phone: 02 9868 3574
Website: http://www.weppinguca.org.au

Easter

Apr09

Church Event: Miracle Healing Revival – Penshurst

Everyone is invited to attend the Miracle Healing Revival.

There will be two services on Sunday (10:30 AM and 6:30 PM) then one at 7:30 each evening Monday to Thursday following.

You can personally witness the miracle working power of God in healing and change through conversion. Ev Kris Hart has seen God do many miracles, all around the world. Perhaps a miracle waits for you. Don’t miss these life changing events.

Contact Name: Pastor Darren Munzone
Contact Email: phhurstville@gmail.com
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Sunday 9 April 2017
Location: 500 Forest Road, Penshurst 2222
Organisation: Potter's House Christian Church Hurstville
Phone: 0431 869 559
Website: http://www.pottershousehurstville.com

Faith

Apr10

Church Event: Presence Conference – Darling Harbour

Presence Conference is an experience. It’s effective ministry, leadership training and empowerment for every believer. It is about you meeting with God and God meeting with you.

If there is one thing we are longing for, it is for the power of the Holy Spirit. If there is one thing He is longing for, it is to spend time with you.

To describe Presence is easy – it’s experiencing the presence of God.
There is something about Presence that helps us know the resurrection life of Christ
and that the power of the Holy Spirit is real.

Contact Name: Asha Grudzinskas
Contact Email: events@myc3church.net
Date/Time: From Monday 10 to Thursday 13 April 2017 (See online for Schedule.)
Location: International Convention Centre (ICC), 14 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour, Sydney 2009
Organisation: C3 Church
Phone: 9972 8688
Website: http://www.presenceconference.com/

Church

Apr10

The International Staff Songsters of The Salvation Army in Concert – City

The International Staff Songsters is The Salvation Army’s premier choir and is holding its Sydney concert as part of the tour. The choir’s style spans a large range of Christian music from contemporary to classical, spirituals to traditional songs. Whatever the genre, the choir seeks to be an effective communicator of the Gospel.

Tickets available at the website below.

 

Contact Name: Chris Plumridge
Contact Email: sss@aue.salvationarmy.org
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 10 PM on Monday 10 April 2017
Location: The Salvation Army - Sydney Congress Hall, 140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney 2000
Organisation: The Salvation Army
Phone: 02 9502 0401
Website: http://www.sarmy.org.au/isstour

Music

Apr14

Church Event: Katoomba Easter Convention (KEC) – Katoomba

Over the Easter long weekend, join with Christians from across Australia for excellent Bible teaching and quality family time in the beautiful Blue Mountains.

Register online.

 

Contact Name: Ka Wong
Contact Email: kec@kcc.org.au
Date/Time: From Friday 14 to Monday 17 April 2017
Location: 119 Cliff Dr, Katoomba 2780
Organisation: Katoomba Christian Convention
Phone: 1300 737 140
Website: http://www.easterconvention.com

Easter

Apr14

Church Event: Life Church EASTER SERVICES – Castle Hill

Life Church Easter Services will be on:

Good Friday service – April 14th @ 10 am
Easter Sunday service – April 16th @ 10 am

Please come and join us in celebrating Easter at Life Church. There will be creative items, fun kids programs in both services and Easter Egg hunt on Easter Sunday. ALL WELCOME!

Contact Name: Esther Amofah
Contact Email: lifechurchcastlehill@gmail.com
Date/Time: 10 AM - 12 PM Friday 14 and Sunday 16 April 2017
Location: Lyceum Theatre, Castle Hill RSL, 77 Castle St, Castle Hill 2154
Organisation: Life Church Castle Hill
Phone: 02 9680 9144
Website: http://www.ilife.org.au

Easter

Apr14

Church Event: Easter Services and Movie Night – North Parramatta

We invite you to our Easter services as we remember the sacrifice of our Saviour Jesus Christ. Join with us in celebrating His resurrection, which gives new life and hope to all who believe in Him. See below for more information about our services.

Good Friday Service: 14 April at 10 am.
Easter Sunday Service: 16 April at 10 am.
Easter Sunday Movie Night: 16 April at 5 pm for light refreshments. Movie will start at 6 pm.

All are welcome and we hope to see you there. If you have any questions, please contact us by email.

Contact Name: Sylvia Utami
Contact Email: events@hmc.org.au
Date/Time: Easter Weekend. See times above.
Location: 569 Church St, North Parramatta 2151
Organisation: Hope Mission Centre
Phone:
Website: https://hmc.org.au/event/easter2017

Easter

Apr14

Good Friday Re-enactment – City

Come journey through a moving re-enactment of the first Good Friday, when Jesus was crucified on a cross. Starting at the Martin Place Amphitheatre, you will witness a drama of Christ’s final hours, followed by the Journey of the Cross procession down Pitt Street to the Wesley Centre where you are invited to attend a special observance service.

Contact Name: Candice Jaques
Contact Email: candice.jaques@wesleymission.org.au
Date/Time: 1:30 PM - 4 PM on Friday 14 April 2017
Location: Martin Place Amphitheatre, 1 Martin Place, Sydney 2000
Organisation: Wesley Mission
Phone:
Website: https://www.wesleymission.org.au/good-friday

Easter

Apr16

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service – Sydney Opera House – City

Celebrate the power and joy of Jesus’ resurrection at the Easter Sunrise Service at the Sydney Opera House.

Our special service, which takes place at sunrise in memory of the first Resurrection morning, features an address by the Rev Keith Garner as well as other special guests and items. You are then welcome to join us afterwards for hot cross buns and warm drinks on the Opera House forecourt.

The Easter sunrise service is broadcast live nationwide on Channel 9, simulcast on Sydney’s HOPE103.2 FM and Melbourne’s 89.9 LightFM, and live streamed on wesleymission.org.au.

Contact Name: Candice Jaques
Contact Email: candice.jaques@wesleymission.org.au
Date/Time: 6 AM - 8 AM on Sunday 16 April 2017
Location: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney 2000
Organisation: Wesley Mission
Phone:
Website: https://www.wesleymission.org.au/easter-sunday

Easter

Apr16

Church Event: Super Kids Easter Sunday – Epping

Come and join us for a fantastic morning at Cornerstone at Epping. Free face painting, cakes, sausage sizzle, kids games heaps of fun for everyone.

Come and have a great morning and meet local kids and parents.

Contact Name: Stephen Mangan
Contact Email: office@cornerstoneaog.com.au
Date/Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM on Sunday 16 April 2017
Location: 24 George St, Epping 2121
Organisation: Cornerstone Church
Phone: 0411 107 222
Website:

Easter

Apr18

Y-Factor Youth Camp – Collaroy Beach

Y-Factor is a camp for teens in yrs 7–12. The team at Catholic Youth Services is passionate about bringing teens closer to Christ and they have been on creating a program with games, activities, talks, discussion, prayer & a chance to grow in your faith & relationship with God. Being counter-cultural is at the heart of what we do & this year’s theme has been inspired by the longing & desire that every young person has to love and be loved. This “thirst” is for Jesus & in return Jesus thirsts for us!

Cost: $245 (includes transaction fee and all accommodation, transport, meals and activities). Discount for when multiple siblings are attending.

Contact Name: Emma O'Shea
Contact Email: emma@catholicyouthservices.org
Date/Time: From Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 April 2017
Location: Collaroy Centre, Collaroy Beach 2097
Organisation: Catholic Youth Services
Phone: 9764 4357
Website: http://www.catholicyouthservices.org/yfactor/

Youth

Apr18

Ambassadors Soccer Camp – Rydalmere

Join us for four afternoons of school holiday fun. Ambassadors Soccer Camps are for boys and girls ages 6–12, of all playing abilities.

Camp includes: excellent coaching, fun football-based games, character building talks from the Bible and a final day celebration.

Register at website below.

Contact Name: Alistair Seabrook
Contact Email: office@dundasanglican.com.au
Date/Time: 1:30 PM - 5 PM from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 April 2017
Location: Upjohn Park, Kirby Street, Rydalmere 2116
Organisation: Dundas Telopea Anglican Church
Phone: 9638 3968
Website: http://soccercamps.org.au/camp-information/

Children

Apr18

Church Event: Soul Survivor Conference 2017 – Kellyville

Soul Survivor Conference is in second week of April school holidays: a conference of worship, teaching, prayer ministry, projects and loads of fun.

For youth groups, young adults and the young at heart. Our theme is Living a Spirit-led life. Come full time or at nights. Please go to the website for all the info.

Contact Name: Matt Gelding
Contact Email: info@soulsurvivornsw.org.au
Date/Time: From Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 April 2017
Location: William Clarke College, 1 Morris Grove, Kellyville 2155
Organisation: Soul Survivor
Phone:
Website: http://www.soulsurvivor.com.au

Church

Apr21

International Food Night – Willowdale

The International Food Night is a celebration of the diverse cultures that make up our local communities. Entry is free, we just ask that you bring your signature dish with enough for your family + some to share.

Registration is essential. Please call or email for more information.

Contact Name: Nathanael Edwards
Contact Email: nathanael.edwards@camdenconnections.org.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Friday 21 April 2017
Location: 93 Jamboree Avenue, Willowdale 2565
Organisation: Camden Community Connections
Phone: 9606 2229
Website:

Community

Apr21

KYCK 2017 – Week Two – Katoomba

KYCK is a conference for High Schoolers.

Over 3 HUGE weekends in the Blue Mountains, 6,000 young people will gather to hear God speak in his word. At KYCK hundreds of young people respond to God’s saving grace in Jesus and are challenged to live for him in the world.

Please register online below.

Contact Name: Katoomba Chrisitian Convention
Contact Email: kyck@kcc.org.au
Date/Time: Friday 21 to Sunday 23 April 2017
Location: 119 Cliff Drive, Katoomba 2780
Organisation: Katoomba Christian Convention
Phone: 1300 727 140
Website: http://www.kyck.kcc.org.au

Youth

Apr22

Garage Sale St Matthew’s Uniting Church – Baulkham Hills

Everyone is welcome to this Saturday morning Garage Sale.

There will be pre-loved goods, electrical, plants, toys, books, clothes and heaps more.

Sausage sizzle and morning teas. Come and grab yourself a great bargain!

Contact Name: Robyn or Lynn
Contact Email: office@stmatthewsuniting.net.au
Date/Time: 8 AM - 11 AM on Saturday 22 April 2017
Location: Cnr Edgar and Charles Sts, Baulkham Hills 2153
Organisation: St Matthew's Uniting Church Baulkham Hills
Phone: 9686 3003
Website: http://stmatthewsuniting.net.au

Market

Apr22

Autumn Fair 2017 – Pennant Hills

At our Fair you’ll find:

  • Free jumping castle for children
  • Thousands of books, DVDs, CDs, vinyls
  • Unbelievable pre-loved goods
  • Plus children’s toys, electrical goods, hardware, manchester, pictures, jewellery etc.
  • Variety of plants
  • Cakes, slices, biscuits and jams.
  • Mothers’ Day gifts,
  • Morning Teas & Sausage Sizzle.

Everyone is welcome!

Contact Name: Elaine Bellamy
Contact Email: elal2@optusnet.com.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 2 PM on Saturday 22 April 2017
Location: Cnr Boundary Rd & Bellamy St; Pennant Hills 2120 (off-street parking opposite)
Organisation: Pennant Hills Uniting Church
Phone: 9875 4416
Website:

Market

Apr24

CAP Money Course – Winmalee

CAP Money is a FREE course run over three Monday nights. The CAP Course will help you take control of your finances and stop the debt cycle – simple!

CAP Money teaches people – from all walks of life – how to create a budget and prevent bad debt.

Register today!

Contact Name: Robyn Pemberton
Contact Email: robynpemberton@bmcitychurch.com
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM for three Mondays from 24 April 2017
Location: Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre, 62 Whitecross Road, Winmalee 2777
Organisation: Blue Mountains City Church
Phone: 0409 395 508
Website: http://www.capaust.org/Get-Help/CAP-Money-Course

Community

Apr26

Theology Event: SMBC Hot Topics – Croydon

HOT TOPIC #8 – IS ‘MINDFULNESS’ CHRISTIAN?
Ivette Moutzouris

Ivette, a Christian clinical psychologist and counsellor, will consider the popular therapeutic technique of mindfulness, and assess whether it is biblically responsible and useful. Is it compatible with a Christian world view, or is it a dangerous practice? She will also briefly evaluate hypnosis and recovered-memory therapy techniques from a Christian perspective.

SMBC Hot Topics is a series of 10 public talks held on Wednesday evenings to 17 May. These talks are ideal for those who want their hearts and minds challenged.

More info and rego at website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 26 April 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/hot-topics17

Faith

Apr28

Church Event: EXALT – Casula

The Crossroads Christian Centre invites you to join us for a night of music, the Word, prayer and fellowship.
Lead by the Crossroads Music team, lets all exalt, praise and worship the Lord.

Parking onsite.
Everyone is welcome.

Contact Name: Pastor Gino Zucchi
Contact Email: ginoz@tccci.com.au
Date/Time: 7:30 PM - 9 PM on Friday 28 April 2017
Location: Unit 11a 633-639 Hume Hwy, Casula 2170
Organisation: The Crossroads Christian Centre
Phone: 0416 050 300
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thecrossroadschristiancentre

Church

Apr28

KYCK 2017 – Week Three – Katoomba

KYCK is a conference for High Schoolers.

Over 3 HUGE weekends in the Blue Mountains, 6,000 young people will gather to hear God speak in his word. At KYCK hundreds of young people respond to God’s saving grace in Jesus and are challenged to live for him in the world.

Please register online below.

Contact Name: Katoomba Chrisitian Convention
Contact Email: kyck@kcc.org.au
Date/Time: Friday 29 to Sunday 30 April 2017
Location: 119 CLiff Drive, Katoomba 2780
Organisation: Katoomba Christian Convention
Phone: 1300 737 140
Website: http://www.kyck.kcc.org.au

Youth

Apr29

Not-for-Profit PreSchool Working Bee – Mt Druitt

Our Not-for-Profit Christian Child Care Centre has been serving our community for more than 40 years. We need your energy to give it a facelift.

Volunteer to help our little team to brighten, freshen and repair our playground and building. We welcome everyone, no matter your skill level, we will find a job for you.

Contact Name: Leisa Nelson
Contact Email: mtdrccc@bigpond.com
Date/Time: 8 AM - 4 PM on Saturday 29 April 2017
Location: 8 Calala St, Mt Druitt 2770
Organisation: Mount Druitt Church Of Christ Child Care Centre
Phone: 9625 5670
Website:

Community

Apr29

Back to St Bartholomew’s Day – Prospect

An open day to celebrate the history of St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery, opened 1841. Free shuttle bus from 9am, Blacktown Council car park, Flushcombe Rd., Free parking on site.

Official opening 10am, Mayor of Blacktown City, followed by Guest Speaker Peter Filmer OAM talking about “St Bart’s: it could have been very different”. Church and Cemetery historical photographic displays, local historical societies book stalls, St Bartholomew’s Cemetery Records available for research help, Family Reunion registration table, Transcription Agent. Demonstration of conservation work done in cemetery.

All day – Town Crier, NSW Marine Corp, musicians, variety stalls, Sausage Sizzle, coffee cart.

Contact Name: Jill Finch
Contact Email: www.info@stbartholomewsprospect.org
Date/Time: 9 AM - 3 PM on Saturday 29 April 2017
Location: St Bartholomew's Church, Ponds Road, Prospect 2148
Organisation: Friends of St Bartholomew's
Phone: 02 9621 8225
Website: http://www.stbartholomewsprospect.org/

Community

Apr29

Church Event: CHANGE – Young Adults Event – St Andrews

Come hang out at CHANGE!

A young adults event for ages 15–30!
– Guest Speaker: James Lee
– Live worship
– Food and drinks afterwards

Bring a friend … or two!

Contact Name: Ben Fracarossi
Contact Email: info@crossroadschurchsydney.com
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Saturday 29 April 2017
Location: 10/5 Merryvale Rd, Corner Campbelltown Rd and Ben Lomond Rd, St Andrews 2566
Organisation: Crossroads Church St Andrews
Phone: 0417 048 368
Website:

Youth

Apr30

Theology Event: The Bible in Context – Going Deeper Seminars – Pennant Hills

What is the evidence that the events recorded in the Bible actually took place? What responsibility do we as Christians have to know the Bible?

Dr Kyle Keimer, Lecturer in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel at Macquarie University’s renown school of Ancient History, will be presenting a three-part series addressing these and other questions by exploring the biblical text in context.

First seminar: 26 March, Kyle will look into the Geography, Archaeology and Background to the Bible.
Second seminar: 30 April, Kyle will look into the History of the Bible.
Third seminar: 21 May, Kyle will look at the Bible as Literature.

Contact Name: Ps. Justin Ware
Contact Email: info@c3carlingford.org.au
Date/Time: 2 PM - 4 PM Sunday 30 April 2017
Location: C3 Carlingford Training & Ministry Centre, 7 Loftus Rd, Pennant Hills 2120
Organisation: C3 Church Carlingford
Phone: 02 9875 0300
Website: http://c3carlingford.org.au/events/

Church

May01

Jesus Club – for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities – Beacon Hill

‘Jesus Club Northern Beaches’ is a social activity for adults with intellectual disabilities run in partnership with Holy Trinity and St Faith’s Anglican Churches.

We meet on Mondays 6:30-9:00pm each fortnight for Bible talks, games, music and food.

The cost is $5.

Contact Name: Troy Wilson
Contact Email: troycwilson@gmail.con
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 9 PM fortnightly from Monday 1 May 2017
Location: Cnr Oxford Falls Rd and Tristram Road, Beacon Hill 2100
Organisation: Holy Trinity Church
Phone: 0430 031 681
Website: http://www.jesusclub.org.au/

Community

May02

Theology Event: Learn to Read the Bible Effectively – Campbelltown

Find reading the Bible difficult or frustrating at times? This seminar is for you! Six concise and informative sessions, are delivered in a friendly, comfortable environment. They are aimed at equipping you with the skills and determination to understand scriptural teaching for yourself and benefit from a new appreciation of the Bible.

Our main goal is for you to enjoy learning about the Bible, so we aim to make the learning environment relaxed, interesting and fun.

Registration is a must as spaces are limited. Register here.

Contact Name: Mark
Contact Email: admin@bibleseminars.org.au
Date/Time: One session 6–7:30 PM each Tuesday for six weeks from Tuesday 2 May 2017
Location: HJ Daley Library, 1 Hurley Street, Campbelltown 2560
Organisation: bibleseminars.org.au
Phone: 1800 355 592
Website: http://bibleseminars.org.au/node/10

Faith

May03

Church Event: MyFriends Training Launch (Eastern Sydney) – City

We are passionate about giving Australians the opportunity to know Jesus personally. Many Aussies are interested in spiritual things, but have little desire to visit a church. So how can they get to know Jesus?

MyFriends helps everyday Christians develop a lifestyle that creates opportunities for their friends and family to discover God’s story together.

MyFriends provides a coaching community that intentionally prays, loves, cares, and shares Jesus with their non-churched friends, family, and colleagues. We’re trusting that Australians will experience Jesus and be ready to discover God’s story together, in their own communities.

Contact Name: Ian Finnan
Contact Email: ian.finnan@powertochange.org.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9:30 PM on Wednesday 3 May 2017
Location: Upperroom Resto Cafe, 220 Pitt St, Sydney 2000
Organisation: Power to Change
Phone: 0416 230 129
Website: https://www.movementbuilders.com.au/myfriends/

Faith

May03

Theology Event: SMBC Hot Topics – Croydon

HOT TOPIC #9 – DO WE NEED A RIGHT TO DIE?
Dr Megan Best

Megan is a bioethicist and a palliative care doctor, often taking part in public discussion on beginning and end of life questions. With recent events in Europe, Australia and elsewhere, opinion on legalising euthanasia is shifting rapidly. Megan brings the Bible and evangelical theology to bear in helping Christians understand this urgent and practical area.

SMBC Hot Topics is a series of 10 public talks held on Wednesday evenings to 17 May. These talks are ideal for those who want their hearts and minds challenged.

More info and rego at website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 3 May 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/hot-topics17

Faith

May06

Annual Conference “Justice my Oath” – Merrylands

Cumberland Branch of the NSW Justices Association is hosting the annual JP Conference.
The theme is “Justice my Oath” and it is centered around honesty, integrity and the Oath.
Get in early as seats are limited and all association JPs are encouraged to attend and there will be a free training session for non Association member JPs in the afternoon.

Speakers include our Patron, Mark Taylor MP who is also retired Police Prosecutor, Brigadier Phillip Bridie AM Australian Army and the dinner speaker is a high court Judge.

Information and bookings can be found on the NSWJA website.

Contact Name: Rees John
Contact Email: nswja@nswja.org.au
Date/Time: 8:30 AM - 10 PM on Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: Merrylands RSL Club, 14 Military Rd, Merrylands 2160
Organisation: Cumberland Branch of the NSW Justices Association
Phone: 0447 899 406
Website: http://www.nswja.org.au/

Community

May06

SMBC 2017 Children’s Ministry Conference – Croydon

Go Tell the World – Inspiring kids with the book of Acts.

The risen Lord Jesus, the coming of the Holy Spirit, the unstoppable spread of the Gospel, the growth of the suffering and persevering church – the Book of Acts is full of wonder and challenge to share with our kids. How do we explain Pentecost? What should we say about persecution? How can we excite them about world mission?

Join us at the SMBC Children’s Ministry Conference as we look at ways to bring the Book of Acts alive for kids – to give them the assurance and the vision to go tell the world!
More info and rego at the website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 9 AM - 3:30 PM on Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/smbc-2017-childrens-ministry-conference

Faith

May06

Sutherland Relay For Life 2017 – Cronulla

Only a stone’s throw from Wanda Beach with a large green space and picturesque views, bring your family and friends to Sutherland Shire Relay For Life.

Relay For Life is an emotionally charged, 24-hour team fundraising event. It is open to everyone in the community, with teams of 10 to 15 people challenging themselves to keep their baton moving in a relay-style walk or run around Don Lucas Reserve.

Alongside Relay itself, the 2017 event promises a fantastic weekend with something for everyone – big stage, live music, great food, super rides, and games for the kids! Relay participants can camp on-site overnight. Register online. Earlybird rego until 12 March.

Contact Name: Hayley Hornitzky
Contact Email: hayley.hornitzky@nswcc.org.au
Date/Time: 9:15 AM Saturday 6 May to 10 AM Sunday 7 May 2017
Location: Don Lucas Reserve, Cronulla 2230
Organisation: Cancer Council NSW
Phone: 9334 1600
Website: http://ccau.convio.net/site/TR/RelayforLife/CCNSW?pg=entry&fr_id=4665

Community

May06

Stars of the Beaches, Dance for Cancer – Dee Why

Cancer Council NSW’s celebrated community dance gala, Stars of the Beaches: Dance for Cancer, will be coming to Sydney’s Northern Beaches for the first time in May 2017.

The event will see local celebrities, business people and community leaders with no dance experience paired with a professional dance teacher to step out of their comfort zone and perform a one-off dance on the gala night and ‘dance for cancer’ while fundraising for Cancer Council NSW. These local ‘Stars’ will battle it out on the dance floor for the three awards up for grabs: Judges’ Choice, People’s Choice and Highest Fundraiser.

Tickets $110 – Includes dinner and beverage package with show

Contact Name: Becky Dadswell
Contact Email: becky.dadswell@nswcc.org.au
Date/Time: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM on Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why 2099
Organisation: Cancer Council NSW
Phone: 02 9334 1459
Website: https://everydayhero.com.au/event/starsofthebeaches2017

Fundraiser

May06

Church Event: MyFriends Training Launch (Western Sydney) – Minchinbury

We are passionate about giving Australians the opportunity to know Jesus personally. Many Aussies are interested in spiritual things, but have little desire to visit a church. So how can they get to know Jesus?

MyFriends helps everyday Christians develop a lifestyle that creates opportunities for their friends and family to discover God’s story together.

MyFriends provides a coaching community that intentionally prays, loves, cares, and shares Jesus with their non-churched friends, family, and colleagues. We’re trusting that Australians will experience Jesus and be ready to discover God’s story together, in their own communities.

This launch is for Christians leaders, and ‘everyday’ Christians.

Contact Name: Ian Finnan
Contact Email: ian.finnan@powertochange.org.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9:30 PM on Saturday 6 May 2017
Location: The Salvation Army, 6 Colyton Rd, Minchinbury 2770
Organisation: Power to Change
Phone: 0416 230 129
Website: https://www.movementbuilders.com.au/myfriends/

Faith

May08

Theology Event: SMBC 2017 Biennial Preaching Conference

Apocalypse Now – Preaching the Book of Revelation. Trumpets, scrolls, beasts and numbers – the Book of Revelation shows us a reality beyond our imagination – and sometimes it can feel like it’s beyond our preaching too!

But as God-breathed scripture, with God and his people at its heart, this book cries out to be preached with just as much passion and flair as the book itself.

If you’re a preacher, pastor, Bible study leader, or someone who loves to delve deeper into the Bible, this conference is for you! More info and rego at the website below.

 

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: From Monday 8 to Friday 11 May 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/smbc-2017-biennial-preaching-conference

Church

May17

Theology Event: SMBC Hot Topics – Croydon

HOT TOPIC #10 – WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT THE REFORMATION?
Stuart Coulton

The day before All Saints Day 1517, Martin Luther posted a document on a German church’s wall. That’s a long time ago: 500 years, in fact. Surely it’s time to give the Reformation a break and get on with more modern Christian concerns. How can what took place so long ago better help us understand the authority of the Bible and the centrality of grace? Stuart is Principal at SMBC.

SMBC Hot Topics is a series of 10 public talks held on Wednesday evenings to 17 May. These talks are ideal for those who want their hearts and minds challenged.

More info and rego at website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 17 May 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/hot-topics17

Faith

May18

Church Event: ‘An Uncommon Good’ Conference – Ashfield

The gospel of Christ’s life, death and resurrection set us free. It frees us from God’s wrath and sin’s shame. And it frees us to live in accordance with His will. “Let your light shine before others that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” These were Christ’s words to his followers, and they still have relevance to those who believe in him today. An Uncommon Good wants to equip Christians to act on these words.

How can we as His people have a positive impact? How can God move us to bless those beyond the church – in our places of work and society as a whole? Among our co-workers and the neediest and marginalised of our communities?

Please purchase tickets online.

Contact Name: Gabriel Lacoba
Contact Email: gabriel@citytocityaustralia.org.au
Date/Time: 2 PM - 9 PM on Thursday 18 May 2017
Location: St John's Ashfield, Ministry Centre, 81 Alt St, Ashfield 2131
Organisation: City to City Australia, in partnership with Hope for Sydney and Anglican Deaconess Ministries
Phone: 9797 1545
Website: http://www.citytocityaustralia.org.au/uncommon-good

Church

May19

Church Event: Revive – Dural

Come and join us at Revive this year as we ‘See: Local and Global’. Everywhere we look, there are people crying out to God, longing for the piece (and the peace) that will make them whole again. There are so many opportunities for us to share Jesus. With our families, friends, neighbours, sporting clubs, backyard and global yard.

We will be joined by a diverse range of speakers including Andrew Palmer, Omar Djoeandy, Tracy Trinita, Beth and Darrell Jackson, Andrew Sloane, Belinda Lakelin and plenty more!

We hope you will join us. Register and find more info online.

Contact Name: Kylie Hood
Contact Email: revive@nswactbaptists.org.au
Date/Time: Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May 2017
Location: The Centre, Dural – 1 Pellitt Ln, Dural 2158
Organisation: Baptist Churches of NSW/ACT
Phone: 02 9868 9200
Website: http://www.revive.org.au

Church

May21

Theology Event: The Bible in Context – Going Deeper Seminars – Pennant Hills

What is the evidence that the events recorded in the Bible actually took place? What responsibility do we as Christians have to know the Bible?

Dr Kyle Keimer, Lecturer in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel at Macquarie University’s renown school of Ancient History, will be presenting a three-part series addressing these and other questions by exploring the biblical text in context.

First seminar: 26 March, Kyle will look into the Geography, Archaeology and Background to the Bible.
Second seminar: 30 April, Kyle will look into the History of the Bible.
Third seminar: 21 May, Kyle will look at the Bible as Literature.

Contact Name: Ps. Justin Ware
Contact Email: info@c3carlingford.org.au
Date/Time: 2 PM - 4 PM Sunday 21 May 2017
Location: C3 Carlingford Training & Ministry Centre, 7 Loftus Rd, Pennant Hills 2120
Organisation: C3 Church Carlingford
Phone: 02 9875 0300
Website: http://c3carlingford.org.au/events/

Church

May24

SMBC Open Evening – Croydon

Ever wondered what it’s like to study at SMBC? What courses are there? What are the lecturers like? Why should I even consider Bible college?

We’re opening up our main campus at Croydon for everyone to come and check us out. No RSVP required. You can hear all about SMBC, tour the campus and chat with our lecturers and course advisors. You’ll learn about full-time, part-time and intensive study options – graduate and postgraduate.

Come and find out how we can help prepare you for whatever God has in store for you. Bring a friend!

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9 PM on Wednesday 2017
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/smbc-open-evening5

Education

May24

The Bridge Info Evening – Croydon

‘The Bridge’ is a Bible-centred, missions-focussed gap year for 18–21s, powered by SMBC. Everyone is welcome to our Info Evening – to see the presentation, meet the team and ask your questions. Supper will be served. No RSVP required – just come along, we’d love to see you. Bring a friend!

Find more about The Bridge program at thebridge.smbc.edu.au

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 9PM on Wednesday 24 May 2017
Location: 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/the-bridge-info-evening

Faith

May31

SMBC ‘Dipping In’ Lectures – Croydon

Wondering what studying at Bible college is like? Trying to find which college is right for you? Come to our free ‘Dipping In’ lectures!

31 May – ‘Windows, paintings, prisms and mirrors: Readings of the Cain and Abel narrative’ with Rev. Dr Kirk Patston.
7 June – ‘Persecution, power encounters and prayer: Global mission and spiritual warfare’ with Tim Silberman.
14 June – ‘From melody to symphony: Listening to biblical theology’ with Dr Alan Thompson.

More info on website below.

Contact Name: Karen Moller
Contact Email: admin@smbc.edu.au
Date/Time: 7 PM - 8:45 PM Wednesday 31 May 2017 (plus other dates above)
Location: SMBC Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Organisation: Sydney Missionary & Bible College
Phone: 02 9747 4780
Website: https://www.smbc.edu.au/events/dipping-in-lectures3

Faith

Jun03

Church Event: PROCLAIMING PENTECOST CITY MOVEMENT – Penshurst

We would be honoured if you could join us this year to celebrate Pentecost Eve together in unity according to John 17:20 in the south side of Sydney. To know more about the event check our website below.

Transforming Sydney Christian Movement started in 2009 but in 2015 the Lord gave us a vision to start Proclaiming Pentecost to transform the heart of the city of Sydney to Jesus and bring revival and renewal to its streets, the Lord is doing amazing breakthrough everywhere. Praise be to God.

Everyone is welcome to come and join us in prayer on Pentecost Eve.

Contact Name: Bjorn and Lilian Schmid - Transforming Sydney and Ron Edwards South East Prayer Network
Contact Email: info@transformingsydney.org
Date/Time: 6:30PM - 9:15PM on 2017-06-03
Location: St John's Anglican Church, 2 Carrington St, Penshurst 2222
Organisation: Transforming Sydney and the South East Prayer Network
Phone: 0412 766 917
Website: http://www.transformingsydney.org/Pentecost.html

Church