Notices

August 13

Morning services

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us God’s Word from Genesis 20 & 21, “God is faithful even when we are not”. At our Mission Spot, Rosemary will share with us about her plans for missionary service.

Chinese service

Gerry Drew will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Rev Dr Tony Bird willbring us the message from James 3, “Prayer and the Tongue”.

Sunday School Classes

Run concurrently with the 10.30 am service. If you would like your child to attend Sunday School, please speak to our Sunday School Co-ordinator, Liz.

August 6

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Esther 7,“Pride goes before destruction”. We will celebrate the Lord’s Supper this morning.

Chinese service

Jordan Brown will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

We extend a warm welcome to Colin & Alison who will share with us about their work in Mildura and beyond. Colin will also bring us the message from John 9, “Sight Given Not
Restored”.

Sunday School Classes

Run concurrently with the 10.30 am service. If you would like your child to attend Sunday School, please speak to our Sunday School Co-ordinator, Liz.

Connect Groups

Meet through the week in various locations. If you would like to join one, please see Gerald.

ESL Classes

Tuesday @ 7 pm. Any queries, please see Noelle.

Linc Pantry

Current Needs: tissues, pasta sauce, savoury biscuits, juice, toothbrushes, coffee, milo, tinned spaghetti, laundry powder, cereal, packet meals, cup-a-soup packets, honey, cake mix, deodorant, hand wash, cooking oil, shampoo and conditioner. Thank you!

Salt and Light Mission

A Christian ministry to homeless people in Melbourne is in need of warm clothes (especially for men) and blankets. Donated items can be left in the box in the hall. Questions? Please speak to Heather. Thank you!

Lost Property

This is the last week to check the Lost Property Box in the hall. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity.

July 30

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Esther 6,”What a difference a night makes”

Chinese service

Gerry Drew will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us the message from 2 Corinthians 5, “Longing for Heaven”. SNAC— Supper at the home of the Pennycuick's. All welcome.

Sunday School

Parents, please remember to sign in and out on the attendance sheet. For any queries, please speak to the Sunday School Co-ordinator, Liz. Contact details overleaf. Pray for the Sunday School—teachers and children.

Connect Groups

All Connect Groups have recommenced. Group meets for Bible Study, prayer, fellowship and support for each other. There are groups meeting throughout the week. If you are not in a Group and would like to join one, please see Gerald or Clinton.

ESL every Tuesday

Term 3 has commenced. Every Tuesday @ 7 pm. Any queries please see Noelle.

Lord's Supper

DPC Morning Services will be celebrating the Lord’s Supper next Sunday August 6.

Church Debt Reduction Suday

The Board of Management thank God and the congregation for the gifts totalling $7,785.00 for the reduction of the Church’s Debt. Envelopes are still available in the foyer if you would like to contribute to this Special offering for this year.

Coins For Missions

If we could drop a $2 coin each week into the Coins for Mission box (located in the church hall), this will go a long way in meeting the urgent needs of missionaries. Note, this giving is in addition to the regular giving to the Mission.

Lost Property

There is a pile of lost items in the Lost Property Box in the church hall, near the piano. Please check this out. All unclaimed items will be donated to the op shop. Please check as soon as possible as we will be donating unclaimed items soon.

Storage Room

We are tidying up the storage room (in Cameron’s old office). If there is anything of yours stored there, please advise Jim, if it is still needed for future use. Appreciate your assistance in helping with this clean up project.

Duty Roster

The new duty roster is out. A big thank you to the team of wonderful helpers . More helpers required for morning tea and welcoming. If you can help even on a “stand-by” basis, please email the office.

Greece Study Tour in May 2018

If you are interested to join the study tour led by Gerald to Greece in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul, with an optional extension to Malta from 5th—20th May (25th May) 2018, please contact Gerald.

July 23

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Esther 5, “The King and I”.

Chinese service

Rev Dr Tony Bird will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us the message from 2 Corinthians 4, “Ministry is hard
but worth it”.

Sunday School

Commences today. Parents, please remember to sign in and out on the attendance sheet.
For any queries, please speak to the Sunday School Co-ordinator, Liz. Contact details overleaf. Pray for the Sunday School—teachers and children.

July 16

Morning services

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us God’s Word from Genesis 19, “Judgement is coming”.

Chinese service

Damian Meeuwissen will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Robert Koh will bring us the message from Acts 1, “Empowered to be Jesus’ witnesses”.

Sunday School

Is now in recess and will resume next Sunday July 23.

Salt and Light Mission

to the homeless in the city is in urgent need of the following for adults: Warm coats and jackets, warm hats, scarves, thermals, shoes -runners, boots or walking shoes, blankets, doonas, heavy duty carry bags, canvas bags or thick plastic bags (to replace thin plastic shopping bags currently used by some to hold their belongings). If you can help, please place donations in a carry bag and give to Heather at 10.30 am service or leave in a clearly marked bag near the piano in the hall. Thank you!

 

July 9

Morning services

Jordan Brown will bring us God’s Word from Psalm 99, “Why God deserves your praise”.

Chinese service

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

We extend a warm welcome to Bob Mendelsohn, National Director of Jews for Jesus. He will demonstrate and speak about Christ in the Passover (Exodus 12).

Sunday School

Is now in recess and will resume on July 23.

Petition

Please consider signing the Barnabas Fund Petition to support Freedom of Religion in Australia and overseas. Copies are available in the foyer and the church hall.

In Recess

The Connect Groups are now in recess.

Linc Pantry

Items needed: Tinned spaghetti, Weetbix cereal, savoury dry biscuits, snack meals, coffee and honey. Thank you!

Security

Security cameras have now been installed and are operational on the church property.

Duty Roster

Helpers are needed to serve on the duty roster—Welcome and morning tea. If you are able to help, please email the office.

July 2

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Esther 4, “Who knows what God
has planned?”

Chinese service

Gerry Drew will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us the message from Hebrews 13, “Jesus Christ the same
yesterday, today and forever”.

This evening we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper.

Sunday School

Is now in recess and will resume on July 23.

In Recess

The Playgroup is in recess for the school holidays and will recommence on July 25.

June 26

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will bring us God’s Word from Esther 3, “The enemy of our souls”.

Chinese service

Gerry Drew will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Rev Clinton Le Page will bring us the message from 2 Corinthians, “Have you experienced glory?”

Sunday School

...is held during the 10.30 am service. Today is our last week for Term 3. Sunday School classeswill resume for Term 3 on Sunday the 23rd of July.

Next Sunday

We will celebrate the Lord’s supper at the evening service.

Petition

Please consider signing the Barnabas Fund Petition to the Honourable Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives, supporting Freedom of Religion in Australia and overseas. Copies are available in the foyer and the church hall.

 

June 18

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will continue the sermon series on Esther, “Chapter 2—Compromising Heroes”.

Chinese service

Rev Dr Tony Bird will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

Damian Meeuwissen will bring us the message from Psalm 137.

Sunday School

...is held during the 10.30 am service.

Offering Envelopes

To assist with regular giving to the Gospel Ministries of the church, envelopes for the months of July, August & September are now available in the foyer. Alternatively, you may like to give through direct deposit.

Debt Reduction

If you would like to contribute towards the reduction of our property loan, please use the marked envelope available in the foyer or by direct deposit, marked “Debt reduction”.

Catechism Exam

Does your child know what God's Word teaches about who God is and what He has done in Christ? A helpful way to teach them is with the Westminster Shorter Catechism, or Children's Catechism. Even if they have not learnt it yet, children from any age up to Year 10 can study for it and earn prizes. If you are interested, please speak to Clinton.

Profession of Faith Classes

Would you/your child like to publicly profess their faith in Christ, become a member at DPC, and get baptised if you haven’t been? On Friday nights in term 3 (during youth group) Clinton will be leading profession of faith classes. If you have questions or want to come along, rsvp to Clinton by this Tuesday June 20th.

 

June 11

Morning services

Rev Gerald Vanderwert will begin a new sermon series on Esther, “God is most present when He appears to be most absent”.

Chinese service

Jordan Brown will continue the sermon series on the Gospel of Matthew.

Evening service

We extend a warm welcome to Rev Ashley Saunders from Family Voice who will share with us about their work and also bring us God’s Word from Joshua 1, “Wrong time: Wrong Place”.

SNAC (Sunday Night After Church)

Join us right after the evening service tonight for a meal or cuppa at McDonalds, Nunawading.

Sunday School

...is held during the 10.30 am service. Today is a ‘non-curriculum’ Sunday, where we will be
exploring the theme of “Faith”. Since it is the long weekend, this is not part of the usual curriculum and you are welcome (as you are every week) to keep your children with you in the service if you prefer. For any queries, please speak to our Sunday School Co-ordinator Liz.

Debt Reduction

Thank you to all who have given towards the reduction of our building loan. If you would like to contribute towards this debt reduction, please use the specially marked envelopes available in the foyer or by direct deposit, marked “Debt Reduction”.

Catechism Exam

Does your child know what God's Word teaches about who God is and what He has done in Christ? A helpful way to teach them is with the Westminster Shorter Catechism, or Children's Catechism. Even if they have not learnt it yet, children from any age up to Year 10 can study for it and earn prizes. If you are interested, please speak to Clinton.

Profession of Faith Classes

Would you/your child like to publicly profess their faith in Christ, become a member at DPC, and get baptised if you haven’t been? On Friday nights in term 3 (during youth group) Clinton will be leading profession of faith classes. If you have questions or want to come along, rsvp to Clinton by June 20th.