Exit Appointment – Matt Cole

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Matt Cole has been appointed to the Dromana & Mornington Presbyterian Churches and this is what he has to share with us. I am very excited about my appointment to Dromana and Mornington!  It was the appointment I was hoping for, and in God’s providence it was the appointment the Exit Students Committee made. I grew up in a town …

The Task of Raising up Future Gospel Workers

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By Clinton Le Page – METRO Committee Convener I grew up in a liberal church, and God used the Christian Union and Presbyterian Church to change my life. As a young adult entering the big world of a university, doing a Science degree with 300 others, feeling overwhelmed and not understanding the Gospel clearly, I needed direction. I needed the …

Chaplains High Tea 2018

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Last week, the Health and Community Chaplaincy Committee members and staff gathered at 156 Collins St for their annual Chaplains High Tea 2018. Also present were the GAV Moderator Rev John Stasse and the Kirkbrae Chaplaincy team, Rev Matt James and Mrs Janine Gear. HCCC Convener Rev Phil Court thanked all staff and committee members for their contributions during the …

Recommissioning of Motor Isaac Yat – ministry in Ethiopia

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On Sunday, 14th of October, the congregation of Clayton Presbyterian Church had the privilege of recommissioning Motor [Isaac] Yat for his ministry in Ethiopia, serving the South Sudanese refugee community. It was a very blessed service with many people sharing in the time of prayer for Motor [Isaac] and the congregation being encouraged by the witness of support from the …

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF GOD’S GRACE

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Sunday September 9 marked the 100th anniversary of St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Reservoir (RPC) with an all day celebration attracting more than 250 past and present members plus others who had a connection with RPC.  The program included two services, one of which was live-streamed overseas, and a series of interviews with representatives from each decade, starting with the 1950’s.  …

PYV Bonfire Night

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On Friday Night (13th July), PYV (Presbyterian Youth Victoria) had their social event for the year. This year’s event was a Bonfire Night held at New Life Presbyterian Church in Officer where approximately 110 youth and leaders came together to eat delicious food, play games and hear a gospel talk by Rev Dave Martin. Dave spoke from Matthew 1 saying …

Ordination of Jesse Walz

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On 1 July 2018, the North Western Presbytery had the pleasure of appointing and ordaining Jesse Walz to the appointment charge of Eaglehawk, near Bendigo in central Victoria. The service of worship commenced at 6:30 pm with the Presbytery Moderator, Rev Bruce Riding leading. Rev Dave Martin (from the New Life Presbyterian Church at Officer) preached the charge using as …