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Thy Kingdom Come

“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses …to the ends of the earth. When he had said this…he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight…Then they returned to Jerusalem … and were constantly devoting themselves to prayer… When […]

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Food, masks and hope

We were so encouraged to receive a letter of thanks from a single mother this week.

“The relief fund is not just helping with food on the table and feeding our children. It has given me hope, just when I though all was lost. It restored my faith that we still have good in the […]

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CHS Lockdown Service Sunday 17 May

This week Brendan Fox is speaking on Genesis 42-45 : Forgiveness and Repentance.

 

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CHS Lockdown Sunday Service 10 May 2020

This week Katie Wade is speaking on Genesis 41 as we continue our series looking at the life of Joseph.

Young Adults Alpha Online! 12 May @ 8pm
Every community is seeing the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic. During moments of uncertainty and “social distancing”, we are finding creative ways to continue to meet together. So […]

By |May 9th, 2020|News and Notices, Podcast|Comments Off on CHS Lockdown Sunday Service 10 May 2020

How we are being church during Level 4 lockdown?

Hello church,

This is a quick encouragement and update on what we are doing as a church during Level 4.

This is a difficult time for our country, with many of us frustrated or fearful, battling financially, missing our freedom and uncertain about the future. I pray that you would know God’s strength and grace each […]

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Online Sunday Service 3 May



This week Brian Hill is speaking on Genesis 40 and will be sharing the Lord’s supper together.

 

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CHS Solidarity Fund

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the CHS Solidarity Fund! This week CHS working with the parish and other partners were able to give out:

5 Food parcels
50 Food vouchers
2000 Gloves
Printed out school work for 3 families

If you are able to give financially to support others
please donate to the CHS […]

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Online Sunday Service 26 April

Together this week we have prayed and acted
Together we can be generous and kind
Together as a parish we have covered the last 144 hours in continuous prayer
Together as churches and NGOs we have provided food vouchers to 55 families in need
Together we have encouraged each other with messages and phone calls
Together we will get […]

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United in Prayer

 

“But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Saviour; my God will hear me.” Micah 7:7

Sign up to pray

27 April is Freedom Day where we remember the miracle that God worked in our country. Our parish is a family of churches, and in the midst of […]

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Online Sunday Service 19 April

Sunday Notices

United in Prayer
“But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Saviour; my God will hear me.” Micah 7:7

27 April is Freedom Day where we remember the miracle that God worked in our country. Our parish is a family of churches, and in the midst of this […]

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CHS Daily Devotion: Psalm 121 – Nikita Botha – 6 April 2020

Todays devotion provided by Nikita Botha of the St. John’s Parish Youth Pastors – PDF link below

Lockdown Perspective Psalm 121

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Palm Sunday Service – CHS Lockdown Team – 5 April 2020

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Day 9: Lockdown Reflection with Amen Etaka – 4 April 2020

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Reflection on Psalm 86 – Fynn Young – 3 March 2020

Fynn leads us in a devotional reflection on Psalm 86 and what it means to lament.

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Remembering that God is on the Throne – Brian Hill – 2 April 2020

Link for PDF below
A message from Revelation during shutdown

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There Is No Other – Reflections on Isaiah 46:4 and 45:18-22. – Gill Marsden – 1 April 2020

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Reflections on Psalm 121 – Jenny Person – 31 March 2020

Click below for PDF text of todays reflections.

Reflections on Psalm 121

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God Is Always With Me – A Reflection on God’s Presence – Cat Lennox – 30 March 2020

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Worship from Home – Session 2 – Brendan & Ros Fox – 29 March 2020

Brendan and Ros lead us in a musical prayer (Kyrie Eleison) and message from Psalm 86 as we look to God for mercy in this difficult and uncertain time.

I lift up my eyes to the mountains –
where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
the Maker of heaven and earth. (Ps 121)

As […]

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“Here I AM – An encouragement on Psalm 27” – Cat Lennox – Friday 27 March 2020

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The church has left the building – CHS during the COVID19 Lockdown

The CHS building will be closed during the lockdown.

We have left the building but we are still the church.
We are showing love by staying home to keep ourselves and others safe
We are showing love as we serve at checkout counters and in hospitals
We are showing love as we chat with a neighbour over the fence
We […]

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Worship at Home: Message – Brendan Fox; Worship – Cat Lennox -22 March 2020

Cat Lennox leads us in a short session of worship through songs and prayer

Message: “Jesus is with us in the boat – Brendan Fox – Luke 8:22-25”

 

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Come to the Table 2: Luke 7 – Sydney Priester – 15 March 2020

CHS Response to Covid-19 – Lyn Vretos  & Brendan Fox
Supporting Slides – COVID19

Supporting Slides – A Meal with Jesus – 2
Sermon – Luke 7:36-50 – Sydney Priester

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Come to the Table: Luke 5 – Brendan Fox – 8 March 2020

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PRAYER: Richard Fothergill – 1 March 2020

Notices: Youth Suppers, Matthew Study Course, Missionary Prayer

Sermon: Prayer – Richard Fothergill

Supporting Slides 2020-03-01 Prayer Richard Fothergill

Closing Words – Richard Fothergill

 

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