To Sydney, With Love - Hope 103.2

To Sydney, With Love

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and here at Hope 103.2 we have a lot of Christmas love to share!

By Hope 103.2Thursday 1 Dec 2022Hope BreakfastChristmasReading Time: 5 minutes

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus let us be intentional about doing as he commanded and love one another as he loved us. Join Hopeland as we say “To Sydney, with Love” in a variety of ways. 

Find inspiration for all things Christmassy – from the best place to hear Christmas music 24/7, be inspired through the Real Hope Christmas Devotions and find Carols by Candlelight events that are sure to be a blast – and come say “hi” to the Hope team at two of them! You can see some of the wonderful work being done this Christmas, locally and globally, to create strong communities and provide support to others at Christmas. 

Tune into Hope 103.2 for your chance to win something from under the Hopeland Christmas Tree. Register below and you could win a $200 Minchinbury Fruit Market to make your Christmas feast extra special this year.

Our hope comes from God. May He fill you with joy and peace because of your trust in Him. May your hope grow stronger by the power of the Holy Spirit. – Romans 15:13

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Spread some Christmas cheer throughout your home, workplace, church or take it with you on the go while you run your Christmas errands by listening to Christmas Hope – 100 per cent Christmas tracks, 24/7!

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To Sydney, With Love

Win a $200 Minchinbury Fruit Market Gift Card

Make your Christmas meal extra special this year! Our friends at Minchinbury Fruit Market have a pile of $200 vouchers for us to share some love with Sydney this Christmas.

Register below to have your name added to one of the Hope Christmas Baubles in the Hopeland Christmas Barrel then tune into Hope Breakfast with Ally & Brandan and Hope Drive with Georgia Free from December 12 to see if you have won!

Entries have now closed! Tune into Breakfast and Drive all this week to hear if you have won.

More chances to win: Hopeland’s Christmas Tree is surrounded with gifts, and we want to give them all away by Christmas!

Listen to Hope 103.2 over the next few weeks for your chance to unwrap a gift from under the Hopeland Christmas Tree thanks to some friends of Hopeland. Once you hear the special sound, be the first to call on 1300 40 20 20 and you’ll get to unwrap a Christmas gift from under the Hopeland Tree.

Enter below for more chances to receive a gift. We’ll be giving away a few gifts each Friday morning, so make sure you enter EVERY week until Christmas.

Entries have now closed! Check the Online Winners page to see if you have won.

Thank you to our giveaway partners for the Hopeland Christmas Tree Gifts

All competitions are subject to Hope 103.2’s T&Cs

Carols by Candlelight

San Carols – Sunday 11 December 2022

Returning to the Village Green at Sydney Adventist Hospital,185 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga, this year’s carols event will commence at 4pm with kids and family activities and food stalls, followed by the popular kids’ concert at 7pm. The Hope team would love to chat so come and find us, we’ll be there from 4pm taking fun photos, playing some games and handing out a few Christmas goodies.

The main event this year will feature a returning San Carols performer in Ian Stenlake, alongside TV and musical theatre star Penny McNamee and Sydney singer, song-writing duo Jess and Matt. They will be supported by local Carols regular Jana Lombart, the talented Wahroonga Adventist School Choir, and Dave Martin and the Carols band.

For more information on the program, visit San Carol Program 2022.

Thornleigh Community Carols – Sunday 18 December 2022

Join us at Headen Park, 6 Sinclair Avenue Thornleigh, from 5pm on Sunday 18 December for the Thornleigh Community Carols! There will be heaps of local entertainment, markets, and plenty of food stalls. Then join in with your favourite Christmas Carols from 7.30pm. Come find the Hope team, we’ll be there from 5pm walking around taking fun photos and handing out a few Christmas goodies.

The Thornleigh Community Carols markets will be a perfect chance to get some last-minute Christmas shopping done while supporting locals. This year, the markets will be supporting the work of Baptist World Aid. Find out more information.

Find more Christmas events in the Sydney Christmas Calendar

Find more Christmas-themed events in our Hopeland Sydney Christmas Calendar.

Christmas Carols with tree decorations on sheet music (1)

To Sydney, With Love from Hopeland

Wayside Chapel, Love Over Hate

Stand with Wayside Chapel and Donate a Plate to feed a person living on our streets this Christmas.

For the 37,715 people experiencing homelessness in NSW, Christmas is a lonely and difficult time of the year. Head to Donate a Plate now to sponsor a meal with all the trimmings and ensure that people doing it tough during the holiday season receive the love, care and support they deserve. Because no one should go hungry or be alone at Christmas!

Opportunity International

Gifts of Opportunity is Opportunity International Australia’s charity gift catalogue, enabling you to give friends and family gifts that will also change lives around the world. Each of the gifts represent common items that families living in poverty purchase with Opportunity’s small loans – enabling them to grow their own businesses, earn regular incomes and leave poverty behind.

When you buy an item, you’ll receive a gift card to give to your gift recipient, telling them about the difference you’ve made together. Give your loved ones gifts this Christmas that will also make an impact for generations!

Christmas articles, interviews and devotions

Real Hope’s Christmas devotions

Try one of our 5-day Bible reading plans below

Theme 11 - O Come Let Us Adore Him (300x169)

Theme 12 - The Jesus Genealogy What's The Point (300x169)

Theme 13 - The Birth of our Saviour King (300x169)

Check back for more stories and updates!

Christmas movies

Find out what out the recommendations from our regular movie reviewers: Christmas Movies Watch List: Russ and Laura’s Top Picks.

The Hopeland Christmas Store – powered by you!

There’s still time to grab your favourite Hope 103.2 Christmas merch. We’ve given you the design so you can choose whichever item you like for it to go on.

Hope Christmas tee 2

From all of us here at Hope 103.2, we wish you a wonderful Christmas season!