The Olive Way will close for the year on Wednesday 20th December with the annual Christmas Lunch. Details coming soon on how you can support this wonderful celebration.
Come along to Stewart Lodge to sing carols and then share in the joy and fun of gift giving and supper. Bring a plate of supper to share. You can participate by: Coming along and singing carols on the night Helping with the packing of the bags on Sunday 10th December at 11.30 am [...]
Blue Christmas is a quiet service of reflection & meditation for people who want a space to grieve, remember loved ones who have died, look back over a difficult year, seek peace in troubled times or simply take some time away from the busyness of this particular time of the year. [...]
Come and enjoy a relaxing evening of carol singing, poetry, stories and supper at the manse on Sunday 10th December. Bring a plate of supper to share. Make a donation to support the Christmas Bowl Appeal.
After worship on Sunday 3rd & 10th December you are all invited to enjoy buying Christmas gifts for family & friends from the Bake, Craft & Preserves stall. The stall also features a collection of 10 Christmas Cards created using Ann Soo and Mel Drury’s Advent & Christmas artwork. They are absolutely stunning. Check [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God, maker of Heaven and Earth, how can we see you in the changing of the seasons? You fill our eyes with wonder as we follow your patterns, woven with hope of renewal and new life. We confess we are not more devoted observers, allowing our attention to [...]
After worship on Sunday 3rd & 10th December you are all invited to enjoy buying Christmas gifts for family & friends from the Bake, Craft & Preserves stall. All proceeds will support the amazing projects sponsored by the Act for Peace Christmas Bowl Appeal. This year the Appeal will support people in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, [...]
What is happening? (Please note this contains distressing content and reference to physical and psychological violence) As you probably know, the situation for the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island has become increasingly critical over the last few weeks. For three weeks hundreds of men remained in the closed detention compound without sufficient [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Loving Creator God, you made us in your image and claim us as your own, holding us with steadfast love. You shape our lives with abundant beauty and bless us with gifts beyond our ability to comprehend. Again and again you call us from the hard places reminding us [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Heavenly God, when life is hard, we lift our eyes to you When our souls are heavy with the judgement of others, When we feel pushed aside, or looked at with scorn, We lift our eyes to you, Knowing that you will bring love. Brother Jesus, when life is [...]