Posts from October 2016

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Foundation Day

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

On Friday Burgmann Anglican School celebrated its Foundation Day. This is also an important date for our church. It was our small church who really began the school! (Ask the Heywards for the full and inspiring story.) So as we celebrate with the school. We note that the baby has outgrown the parents by a [...]

What is a disciple?

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Nearly everyone at GAC knows that we have called this a Year of Discipleship. Our preaching has taken this focus since the start of the Year. We commenced the year looking at Exodus and the “discipling” of the people to make them ready for the Promised Land. In the lead up to Easter we watched [...]

National Church Life Survey

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Today we are taking part in the National Church Life Survey at all services. This survey of church life is conducted in the same year as the national census, although at GAC we hope for a smoother execution of the process! (Apologies to all ABS workers). The aim is to gather information to assess where [...]

Reviewing our Year of Discipleship

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

I trust that by this stage of the year, everyone will know that this is our “Year of Discipleship”. I urge you to take 20 minutes this week to find a quiet spot and with pencil and paper consider what you have learned about being a disciple. Consider whether the people closest to you would [...]

Topical sermon series

by Michael Dasey (Rector)

Today we continue in our series of tough topics and we are looking at the charge that the God of the Old Testament is different to, and more violent than, the God of the New Testament. This is a common belief so, if we are to trust the complete Bible we need to examine this [...]