Posts from July 2015

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A new mindset

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

People come to church for all sorts of reasons, however they stay for one. What is it? (answer later) Over the next two years, one of our strategies for growth is to change our thinking. We want to move from thinking of ourselves as volunteers who fill rosters to thinking of ourselves as disciples with [...]

Building a church of disciples

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Parish Council spent quite some time on Tuesday night considering our objective “building a church of disciples”. We began by asking the question “what is the difference between being a member of a Rotary (or other service) Club and being part of the church. Our response lay in the fact that Rotary members kindly volunteer [...]

The wonder of God’s love

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Atheist, Douglas Coupland, in his Life After God confessed: “Here is my secret. I tell it to you with an openness of heart that I doubt I shall ever achieve again, so I pray that you are in a quiet room as you hear these words. My secret is that I need God that I [...]

Loved beyond measure

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

YouTube, Facebook, “reality” and talent shows give people the opportunity for momentary fame, in an unprecedented way. You don’t even have to be good at something (just appear on Big Brother), or have a noble character or achieve anything (Kardashians?) you just have to be known. If Descartes was a modern thinker he might have [...]