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The Season of Advent

The Season of Advent Advent is the beginning of the Church Year for most churches in the Western tradition. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, which is the Sunday nearest November 30, and ends on Christmas Eve (Dec 24). If Christmas Eve is a Sunday, it is counted as the fourth Sunday […]

The Season of Advent

The Season of Advent Advent is the beginning of the Church Year for most churches in the Western tradition. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, which is the Sunday nearest November 30, and ends on Christmas Eve (Dec 24). If Christmas Eve is a Sunday, it is counted as the fourth Sunday […]

[rest·awe] Youth Talk – The Unmerciful Servant

For more [rest·awe] talks and other youth information visit rest-awe.com Talk – The Unmerciful Servant When I was a lot younger, around about kindergarten or year 1, I had a Gameboy Advance SP. Now this gaming device was a remarkable technological innovation. It had a backlight and… well that’s about it, but that was enough […]

The Story of ICHTHUS

As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fisherman. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed Him. (Mark 1:16 – 17) Ichthus (prounced “ikh-thoos’) is […]

Beware of the Poison of Anger

Roundup is a strong weed killer (a poison) used in our cemetery to control weeds around the graves. Spray it on and over time you will see the plants affected turning yellow and then die off. We are rightly taught to be careful with poisons like this because they are dangerous. A dangerous poison is […]

Making a Huge Difference – Fiji Account

On 13 March last year our Church raised money by canoeing on the Hawkesbury River and then a carwash by WAVES 24 February this year. This money went to Anglican Aid’s appeal for providing water to people in 3rd world countries. During my recent trip to Fiji I went to the third largest island in […]

Giving

At Richmond Anglican Church we love welcoming new people to our church and do not expect anyone to give financially until they have become regular members. For those that do wish to contribute financially to the work we do at our church, the ministry at Richmond Anglican and the missionaries we support financially rely on […]

Challenges to our Faith

At some point in our lives, all of us have faced new challenges to our faith. If you haven’t  yet, just wait! Below are four points about how to best handle new, unexpected challenges to your faith.  These points come from Sean Mcdowell, originally published at http://seanmcdowell.org

Hope at Richmond Anglican

Hope   It would be true to say that we can’t live without hope. Life is often difficult, and without a positive end in sight, we may ask ourselves: ‘what’s the point’. The people at Richmond Anglican have a hope that is absolutely certain. It is the hope of being with God in heaven forever. […]

Our Church Mission

Our Church Mission: Connect to Build New Friendships Grow in Christ Commit to making Disciples   What will this look like for each of us and our Church?  The National Church Life Survey (it is conducted every five years) was done in November last year.  Some questions from this survey can help us to be clearer […]