My eyes have seen

My eyes have seen

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LogoCHURCH NEWS - December 2017


My eyes have seen

For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations. Luke 2:30-31

Simeon was a righteous man. He loved the Lord. And he ached for his people who had for centuries lived under occupation. He knew that one day God would send someone who would be a consolation of Israel. God in his grace had revealed to Simeon by the Holy Spirit, that he would in fact send the messiah in his own day. He would see him with his own eyes. That same Spirit stirred in Simeon's heart instructing him to go to the temple court on one particular day. When he arrived there, he noticed Mary and Joseph, a young couple who had brought their child to be dedicated. The instant he saw the baby- he took him in his arms and prayed to the Lord and thanked him that his "eyes had seen the salvation of the Lord". He would be a light to the Gentiles and the glory of Israel". The messiah had come and Simeon had seen him and for that he was thankful. My prayer for our community is that this Christmas as we prepare for the business of this season we might also prepare spiritually by reading Luke & asking God; give me eyes to see your salvation. May it be so- in Jesus Name, Amen.

Grace and peace from Marcus


Christmas Day Service - 9am

As we remember the timeless message of Christ's birth, help us worship our king by joining us at our Christmas Day Service. Note the earlier time of 9am. May God bless your Christmas day. 


 Church Christmas Party - 10th December

Please join us in celebrating our Saviour's birth with carol singing and items from our church and play date kids. Please bring a plate of food to share for morning tea.


AGM Elections

At Sunday's Annual General Meeting we voted to continue with our existing church servants: Cliff Musgrave, Helen Blanch (with Carolyn Bourke, Rex Moulton) as Elders, Cliff as Treasurer and Rex as Secretary. Big thanks to Steve Frost for his service.


Prayer Meeting 

Please join us before each Sunday morning service at 9:15 am near the kitchen to pray for our service and kid’s ministries, our home groups, Bridge Café, church growth and the Riverstone community. 


Bible Study & Prayer Group

We welcome you to join us in a small group to build long-lasting friendships and to grow together in Christ. 


‚ÄúGlory to God in the highest heaven,¬†and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.‚ÄĚ

Luke 2:14


Regular Ministries of our Church

Bible Study and Prayer Groups - If you are looking to join a group please contact Marcus

Children's Ministries - Play Date, The Ark, WAVES, JAM Time

Stone Fish Youth - Years 6-12, Friday nights, 7-9pm at the church

Sermon Recordings - missed a service? download them for free from our website.


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