Midweek News – When You’re Truly Desperate for the Presence of God

 

Midweek Devotion 

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ,

This article resonated with me this week please click through to read it https://mychristiandaily.com/when-youre-truly-desperate-for-the-presence-of-god/

God bless.

Richard

Children’s and Youth Minister Vacancy

Children’s and Youth Ministry Worker Position– Anglican Parish of Christ Church Dingley

Christ Church Dingley is a parish in the Evangelical-Pentecostal tradition, we are seeking a person for a 12 hr per week paid role partnering with church parents and the church community to mentor and disciple the children and youth of the congregation. The main responsibility is to run an effective Sunday morning Primary age and a Friday night youth program. This entails the choice of curriculum and training and mentoring of our young leadership team. Theological qualifications and experience preferable. There is scope for the role to grow. Please contact Rev. Richard Loh for details – 0481 158 059 or admin@ccd.org.au 

For more information about Christ Church Dingley please visit the website www.ccd.org.au

Children’s and Youth Minister – Summary Role Description

In consultation with their supervisor, to establish a Bible-centred and educationally based approach and curriculum for use with Children’s Church and with the Youth, considering the age range and stages of development of the participants.

  • To coordinate and roster the Children’s Church and Youth team to present this program.
  • To conduct leaders’ team meetings for training, communication and encouragement.
  • To be well acquainted with Child Safe and health and safety requirements and ensure compliance in the running of the program.
  • To build rapport with and liaise with parents of the children and youth.
  • To regularly pray for and with the children, youth and leadership team.
  • To liaise with the Pastor, staff and service leaders in preparation of intergenerational services and events.
  • To present an annual report to the Parish AGM.
  • You will be required to have clearances from the Diocese of Melbourne before commencing this role.

Help needed: 

Are you able to help in Kid’s church on a Sunday? Please speak to Richard for more details. 
You must be willing to complete safe ministry training levels 1 and 2 and have a valid WWCE number.

Morning Tea is back again: 

Morning tea will be served after both the services. There is no density limit. We are not allowed to eat and drink indoors.

Office Hours have changed:

Roanna will be in the office each Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am – 4.30pm. if it is urgent please call and leave a message and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. 

Op-Shop 

Our opening days from then on are.

Wednesdays 9.30 – 4pm

Thursdays 9.30 – 1.30pm

Saturdays 9.30 – 1.30pm

We are taking donations once again …. but can ONLY accept good clean saleable items.  We CANNOT take any Used Bedding, any Electrical items or No baby equipment, such as highchairs, car seats, prams etc.  

And if anyone would like to help in the Op Shop and volunteer some time, I would love to hear from them?

Julie Carne 
 

Safe Ministry Training 

We want to take the time to thank you for volunteering with Christ Church Dingley.  
The Diocese has recently updated the volunteer training process, and you will find a letter attached. You can choose to do the training online (if you have access to a laptop you can do it in your own time by the 28th February) or in-person from 10am – 12pm at the Church (no laptop or phone required)

Saturday 19th February

If you choose online, can you please inform Marlize of the date of completion (marlize@ccd.org.au). Otherwise, if you would like to book in-person training, respond to this email with the preferred date.  

Marlize DeBeer

Palm Crosses:

We are hoping to have palm crosses available for Palm Sunday (10th of April). Are you able to help make crosses, if so please email the office admin@ccd.org,au

Audio Visual:

Are you able to volunteer once or twice a month to help with the PowerPoint at 10.30am? Training is provided.  Please speak with Richard or Janis if you can help. 

Elvanto:

Please expect an email from Elvanto with your log in details and to change your password. If you have any issues please see Roanna, this system will be in place from the start of March. 

Connect and Pray:

All church members are encouraged to join a Connect group, please let Richard know if you need assistance in finding one.

All church members are encouraged to be part of a prayer team or form one with others.

Services:

Please note the change of the 8.30am to 9am in the Heritage Church. 

10:30am service will be streamed live on Facebook and will be uploaded on Youtube.

Recommendations: 

Books
Ministering Through Spiritual Gifts (Life Principles Study Series) by Charles F Stanley –
available at Koorong for $15.99

The Night the Angels Came: Miracles of Protection and Provision in Burundi by Chrissie
Chapman – available at Koorong for $19.99

Kisses From Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie Davis, Beth Clark –
available at Koorong for $19.99

Little God Time For Girls, A: 365 Daily Devotions (365 Daily Devotions Series) – suitable for
girls aged 9-12 – available at Koorong for $19.99

Daily Wisdom For Boys Devotional Collection – Publishing Barbour – available at Koorong for
$19.99

The Garden, the Curtain, and the Cross: The True Story of Why Jesus Died and Rose Again
(Board Book) (Tales That Tell The Truth Series) by Carl Laferton, Catalina Echeverri (IIIus) –
suitable for very young children – available at Koorong for $11.99

Songs

  • Christian Hymns

Love Divine All Loves Excelling

https://youtu.be/jPsxqQsnzJA

  • Contemporary Christian Songs

El Shaddai – Michael Card https://youtu.be/0dorEYyfuUQ

  • Young Adults

Above All – Michael W Smith

https://youtu.be/zbvvVwQcbus

  • Youth

My Lighthouse – Rend Collective

https://youtu.be/reAlJKv7ptU

  • Children

Be Strong and Courageous – Colin Buchanan

https://youtu.be/MTfp94kTj4k

Movies

Courageous (Collector’s Edition) (Courageous Series) – available at Koorong for $14.99 Rated M

The Pilgrim’s Progress Movie by John Bunyan – rated PG – available at Koorong for $15.99

Veggie Tales: Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men – available at Koorong for $9.99 

PASTORAL CONTACT
 
Please email Richard or call if you require pastoral support.
Email: 

richard@ccd.org.au

Phone: 9551 7871

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