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25 February 2009

Embrace Grace : Liz Higgs

Liz Curtis Higgs is well known for her encouraging programmes in America, Canada, South Africa, England, France and other countries.

She is the author of twenty-six books with more than three million
copies in print.

Her series Bad Girls of the Bible breathes new life into ancient stories about the most infamous – and intriguing – women in scriptural history, from Jezebel to Mary Magdalene.

Biblically sound and cutting-edge fresh, these popular titles have helped many women around the world experience God’s grace anew.

Liz’s subject for the Summer Retreats is “Embrace Grace”, a message that offers hope for all who long to let go of guilt and embrace the boundless freedom of God’s grace.

Wherever you might be in your spiritual journey listening to Liz will help you move forward with joy and confidence.

Coffee and Dessert Evening

DATE: Monday 9th March 2009 - TIME: 7:30pm

VENUE: Spreydon Baptist Church,
244 Lyttleton Street, Spreydon

COST: $20.00

Ticket sale close on Wednesday 4th March 2009.
Get them from Paula on 358 7038 or bring your money on Sunday.

21 February 2009

Book Review: Surprised by Hope « Tom Wright


I reckon this is a timely book for us. Especially relevant around Easter time and to inform our mission of hope, love and faith as we get 'alongside' others in this broken world.

Book Review: Surprised by Hope

Click on to this well composed critique on Trevin Wax great wee blog. 

Steve R

15 February 2009

Alongsiders

ALONGSIDERS SEMINAR
With Mick and Ruby Duncan

Date: Saturday 7th March.
Cost: $30 pp
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. approx.

Programme:
Session 1 1000 - 1100 What is an Alongsider?
Session 2 1115 - 1215 Being at your Best with People
Lunch 1215 - 1300
Session 3 1300 - 1400 Lessons from the street
1415 - 1500 Question & Answer time

Mick was our speaker at Camp last year. He is entertaining, humorous and challenging! Those of us who were fortunate enough to hear him, we really valued and appreciated what he had to say. His website is http://www.michaelduncan.org/ if you would like to know more about him. We do encourage you to come.

If you plan to, please give your name to Roberta as soon as possible.
A not to be missed occasion! See you there!!

07 February 2009