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Latest News 3 August, 2020

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I hope you enjoy reading some of the wonderful stories from our churches that will begin to drop over the coming days and weeks. We are using a new format to communicate how we are participating in God's mission. I am looking forward to receiving more stories from our churches to share across our movement, along with stories from our ministry partners Life Care, GMP and CareWorks.

In addition to sharing some good news from our churches we were keen to tie the look of the Newsletter in with the theme of this year’s convention; Participate: in life: in Christ”.

Participating in the life of Christ through union with Christ (Christ in me, I in Christ) is a New Testament theme that emerges throughout the apostle Paul’s writings, John’s writings and the New Testament more broadly. (Col. 1:27) We are invited in these New Testament writings to align ourselves with Jesus. We are to follow the lead of Jesus as we live out our lives and to seek to be in relationship with Jesus as our primary response to the call of the Gospel.

Our lives are full of participation; in our families, our workplaces, friendship groups and in society as a whole. We are also called to participate in the movement of the Churches of Christ and for these many reasons we see this theme as relevant for us at this time. Our hope is that our reflections at Convention will help us to think about how we participate in the Churches of Christ movement. We also hope it will help us to participate in life as a response to our participation in Christ.

Peter Barney 

State Minister

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Latest News 12 April, 2022

Berri Church of Christ full time ministry position available

Minister Profile Role Specification

Berri Church of Christ

The Berri Church of Christ Leadership Team are seeking to appoint a fulltime Minister commencing after February 17th 2023, with an initial term of 5 years.

We are seeking someone who will provide biblically based teaching (God’s word being inherent) and who will work together with the Holy Spirit as teacher and guide to equip God’s church, to build intimacy with Christ and grow together in God. To encourage and support members to understand God’s truths and application to their lives and how to share the gospel with others.

We believe that God is calling us into a vibrant ministry that supports and reflects Christ love for one another and our wider community. This will include encouraging those who come into fellowship to accept Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, to be baptised by full immersion and to receive and use the gifts of the Holy spirit in worship, fellowship and as individuals.

Essential:

·     Mature in Christ and committed to a personal relationship with Christ, being directed and led by the Holy Spirit

·     Committed to work with Leadership as a team and provide oversight of the church members, supporting their vision and mission

·     To be highly proficient in the teaching of God’s word and pastoral care

·     Inclusive and welcoming of others within the guidelines

·     of God’s word, supporting them to become ‘Christ like’ and live according to God’s word

·     To participate in Church fellowship, study groups, outreach and the mission of the church

·     To be an effective communicator with the young and elderly and supporting their growth in Christ and roles in the church

·     Eligible for accreditation as a minister with Churches of Christ SA & NT

Desirable

·     Prepared to consider long term ministry with Berri Church of Christ

·     Willing to work with other regional churches to support the work of God’s Kingdom

·     Willing to participate in Churches of Christ SA State Office activities and planning

·     Proficient IT skills

 

Expressions of Interest for this position, including C.V., will be received up to May 30th 2022 and should include a covering letter addressing the above essential and desirable requirements.

Expressions of interest can be initially directed to Garry Pinnington:   garry@prpgroup.com.au

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Latest news

12 April, 2022

Berri Church of Christ full time ministry position available

Minister Profile Role Specification

Berri Church of Christ

The Berri Church of Christ Leadership Team are seeking to appoint a fulltime Minister commencing after February 17th 2023, with an initial term of 5 years.

We are seeking someone who will provide biblically based teaching (God’s word being inherent) and who will work together with the Holy Spirit as teacher and guide to equip God’s church, to build intimacy with Christ and grow together in God. To encourage and support members to understand God’s truths and application to their lives and how to share the gospel with others.

We believe that God is calling us into a vibrant ministry that supports and reflects Christ love for one another and our wider community. This will include encouraging those who come into fellowship to accept Jesus as their Lord and Saviour, to be baptised by full immersion and to receive and use the gifts of the Holy spirit in worship, fellowship and as individuals.

Essential:

·     Mature in Christ and committed to a personal relationship with Christ, being directed and led by the Holy Spirit

·     Committed to work with Leadership as a team and provide oversight of the church members, supporting their vision and mission

·     To be highly proficient in the teaching of God’s word and pastoral care

·     Inclusive and welcoming of others within the guidelines

·     of God’s word, supporting them to become ‘Christ like’ and live according to God’s word

·     To participate in Church fellowship, study groups, outreach and the mission of the church

·     To be an effective communicator with the young and elderly and supporting their growth in Christ and roles in the church

·     Eligible for accreditation as a minister with Churches of Christ SA & NT

Desirable

·     Prepared to consider long term ministry with Berri Church of Christ

·     Willing to work with other regional churches to support the work of God’s Kingdom

·     Willing to participate in Churches of Christ SA State Office activities and planning

·     Proficient IT skills

 

Expressions of Interest for this position, including C.V., will be received up to May 30th 2022 and should include a covering letter addressing the above essential and desirable requirements.

Expressions of interest can be initially directed to Garry Pinnington:   garry@prpgroup.com.au

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11 April, 2022

Participate Newsletter - Easter 2022

In this edition you will find:

An article by Leanne Sanders

Information from CareWorks and Global Mission Partners

Who has been awarded and OAM and who is retiring

Easter Camp and SYG info

Cultivating Innovation

and more .....


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25 February, 2022

Ministry opportunity in the west

The Subiaco Church of Christ in Perth is searchiong for their new senior minister.

Please follow the link below for the position description and more information about the Subiaco Church of Christ.

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14 December, 2021

Participate Newsletter - Summer 2021

In this edition you will find:

Messages from our State Minister and our President

News from the Colonel Light Gardens Church of Christ

World Day of Prayer info

Youth and Young Adults Network key dates for 2022

Chaplaincy appointments

Enjoy!

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11 November, 2021

Churches of Christ Celebration event

Join us for our Churches of Christ celebration night at Aldgate Church of Christ At the Village Well on Friday November 19th from 7pm.

We will be sharing some fantastic stories about new ministry initaitives emerging around the state as well as hearing from our State Minister, Peter Barney.

We will also celebrate the ordination of Craig Schultz

All welcome. Please join us.

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11 November, 2021

Churches of Christ Modbury full time ministry position available

Churche sof Christ Modbury are seeking to appoint a full-time Ministry Team Leader commencing early to mid-2022 for an initial term of 5 years but with a vision for long term leadership.

Expressions of Interest for this position, including a C.V., will be received up to Friday 26th November 2021 and should include a covering letter briefly addressing the above essential and desirable requirements.

Further enquiries and Expressions of Interest initially directed to our Ministry Search Team via lindaw_mcofc@adam.com.au or call Linda on 0439 808 876

A congregation profile is attached. More information available at the link below

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